Here are the top stories for Saturday, May 9th: Trump says 'no rush' on more aid as jobless crisis grows; Russia, Belarus mark Victory Day in contrasting events; Egypt's president expands powers; Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy dies from coronavirus at 75.
JULIAN STYLES: This is "AP News Minute." The next financial rescue plan may not show up for a while. President Donald Trump says he's in no rush to negotiate another financial rescue bill. His comments come even as the government is reporting that more than 20 million Americans lost their jobs last month due to economic upheaval caused by the coronavirus.
Russian president Vladimir Putin has marked Victory Day, the anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, in a ceremony shorn of its usual military parade and pomp by the coronavirus pandemic. In neighboring Belarus, however, the ceremonies went ahead in full, with tens of thousands of people in the sort of proximity that has been almost unseen in the world for months.
Egypt's president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has approved amendments to the country's state of emergency that grant him and security agencies additional powers, which the government says are needed to contain the coronavirus outbreak. An international rights group condemned the amendments, saying the government has used the global pandemic to expand, not reform, Egypt's abusive emergency law.
Magician Roy Horn of the famed Las Vegas act Siegfried & Roy, has died of complications from the coronavirus. He was 75.
Julian Styles, Associated Press, with "AP News Minute."