A woman wearing a face mask in front of a "No Time to Die" poster in Bangkok. Photo: Mladen Antonov/AFP via Getty Images

The opening of the latest James Bond movie "No Time To Die" has been delayed, scrapping its original April release date until November in response to the coronavirus outbreak, according to a statement issued by producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli on Wednesday.

Why it matters: It's the first major Hollywood movie to push back its global rollout amid virus concerns.

  • The film is now expected to hit theaters in the United Kingdom on Nov. 12 and the United States on Nov. 25.
  • Directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga and starring Daniel Craig, it was set for release in early April following a March 31 world premiere in London.

The big picture: MGM is not the only production company taking precautionary measures.

  • Disney also delayed the release of the live-action remake of "Mulan" in China indefinitely as national officials closed thousands of movie theaters to prevent the spread of the virus.

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Two new court actions — one by the Supreme Court and another by a federal judge — together highlight and raise the energy stakes of November's election.

Why it matters: The legal actions mean the results of the 2020 election could very well decide the fate of Keystone XL and Dakota Access, two projects at the heart of battles over fossil fuel infrastructure.

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Pompeo: Trump administration is "looking at" TikTok ban

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News' Laura Ingraham on Monday that the Trump administration is "looking at" a ban on Chinese social media app TikTok.

Why it matters: Lawmakers have long expressed fears that the Chinese government could use TikTok to harvest reams of data from Americans — and actions against the app have recently accelerated worldwide, highlighted by India's ban.