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Yesterday’s Election in Wisconsin Was a Mess From Top to Bottom

Yesterday’s Election in Wisconsin Was a Mess From Top to Bottom

When the U.S. Supreme Court, the ultimate arbiter of justice in our land, is complicit in this partisan hijacking of an election? They were also distributing supplies, including hand sanitiser, to pol...

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Coronavirus: WHO Slams Trump Over Defunding Threats, Stop 'Politicizing COVID-19'

Coronavirus: WHO Slams Trump Over Defunding Threats, Stop 'Politicizing COVID-19'

Yesterday was World Health Day, which marks the day in 1948 on which the World Health Organization (WHO) was established by the United Nations. He categorically denied that World Health Organization h...

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Cardinal walks free after court quashes child sex convictions — George Pell

Cardinal walks free after court quashes child sex convictions — George Pell

Just hours after Pell's convictions were quashed, Pope Francis offered his morning mass for all those who suffer from unjust sentences, comparing it to the persecution of Jesus. Cardinal George Pell ...

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Thousands leave China's pandemic epicentre as 11-week lockdown lifts

Thousands leave China's pandemic epicentre as 11-week lockdown lifts

The other 137 new asymptomatic cases were also logged. Even as curbs relaxed in Wuhan , restrictions were tightening in Heilongjiang province, a far northern province that borders Russian Federatio...

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Saudi-led Coalition to Announce Yemen Ceasefire

The coalition statement suggests its unilateral ceasefire was sparked by the very real threat posed by the coronavirus in a country whose health system is barely functioning. Saudi deputy defence mi...

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Roadbridge in north Italy collapses, two suffer minor injuries

Roadbridge in north Italy collapses, two suffer minor injuries

A bridge on a normally busy provincial road in northern Italy has collapsed, but, with virtually no traffic due to the coronavirus lockdown , only two truck drivers suffered minor injuries. A spoke...

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New Zealand to stick with coronavirus curbs despite signs of improvement

New Zealand to stick with coronavirus curbs despite signs of improvement

Ardern, however, did not accept his resignation letter and chose to demote him in order to smoothly carry out the plans made by the government in tackling the coronavirus pandemic. Clark said he had...

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Iran will use IMF funds for terror groups, says United States spokeswoman

Iran will use IMF funds for terror groups, says United States spokeswoman

Iran has banned intercity travel and shut non-essential businesses to fight an outbreak that according to official figures has killed over 4,000 people and infected almost 70,000. The coronavirus ou...

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Pandas at empty zoo under quarantine mate after 10 years together

Pandas at empty zoo under quarantine mate after 10 years together

A middle-aged panda couple in Hong Kong made global headlines after they mated naturally for the first time in years. In 2015, Ying Ying and Le Le joined a national programme in Wolong, Sichuan, t...

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Linda Tripp, key figure in the Clinton impeachment, dead at 70

Linda Tripp, key figure in the Clinton impeachment, dead at 70

Daughter Allison Tripp Foley said in a Facebook post that has since been made private that her mother was terminally ill . Her son-in-law confirmed the development to the New York Post and ...

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Northern Irish truck driver pleads guilty over Vietnamese truck deaths

Northern Irish truck driver pleads guilty over Vietnamese truck deaths

At Wednesday's hearing at the Old Bailey, London's Central Criminal Court, a second man who was also charged with 39 counts of manslaughter, British-Romanian dual national Gheorghe Nica, pleaded not g...

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Laurelvale lorry driver Mo Robinson pleads guilty to 39 charges of manslaughter

It comes after the bodies of 31 men and eight women were found in a refrigerated lorry in an industrial estate in Grays, Essex, on Wednesday, October 23. Valentin Calota, 37, of Birmingham, was not as...

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WEC releases information regarding absentee ballot requests, returns

WEC releases information regarding absentee ballot requests, returns

Wisconsin voters began their chaotic - and potentially life-threatening - march to the polls Tuesday after a bitter partisan clash resulted in in-person voting as scheduled with no extension of absen...

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Data from USA south shows African Americans hit hardest by Covid-19

Data from USA south shows African Americans hit hardest by Covid-19

Data on the race of Americans who have been sickened by the coronavirus has only been made public in a handful of places, and it is too limited at this point, experts say, to make sweeping conclusio...

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UK PM Johnson's condition 'improving', can sit up in bed

UK PM Johnson's condition 'improving', can sit up in bed

The toll was updated after England recorded another 828 deaths. The figures may not be directly comparable, however. "I'm in good spirits and keeping in touch with my team, as we work together to fi...

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NYC to begin temporarily burying coronavirus victims in local parks

NYC to begin temporarily burying coronavirus victims in local parks

A crew member of a Navy hospital ship sent to New York City for the coronavirus outbreak has tested positive for the disease. The bodies of coronavirus victims will "likely" be buried in publi...

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in intensive care after contracting coronavirus

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in intensive care after contracting coronavirus

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been placed in intensive care as he battles to defeat the coronavirus that has plagued him for more than 10 days. Rishi Sunak, the country's finance minis...

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Governor Loans 500 State-Owned ventilators to the Strategic National Stockpile inventory

Governor Loans 500 State-Owned ventilators to the Strategic National Stockpile inventory

Los Angeles got 170 ventilators from the stockpile, though many were broken. Instead of a rapid surge, infections grow more gradually, essentially "stretching" out a bell curve over time, as Newsom sa...

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United Kingdom coronavirus death toll rises by 786

United Kingdom coronavirus death toll rises by 786

Slight differences in reporting in devolved administrations may mean that they include a small number of deaths outside hospital. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, 1,350,759 cases have been ...

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New Projection Says Louisiana's COVID Peak Has Now Passed

New Projection Says Louisiana's COVID Peak Has Now Passed

The model similarly decreased the number of expected need for acute-care beds, intensive-care beds and ventilators. "As we obtain more data and more precise data, the forecasts we at IHME create...

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Trump on Biden Phone Call: 'It Was Really Good, Really Nice'

Trump on Biden Phone Call: 'It Was Really Good, Really Nice'

Trump had previously said he would welcome a call from Biden, the likely Democratic presidential nominee. "He was very gracious in his conversation". "Now he wants a " Virtual " Convention, one wher...

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Miss England Bhasha Mukherjee Resumes Work As Doctor Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Miss England Bhasha Mukherjee Resumes Work As Doctor Amid COVID-19 Crisis

As per a report by CNN , Mukherjee has been receiving worldwide offers to be ambassadors of several charity services and following one of them, she had even visited Kolkata at the beginning of March e...

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US reports nearly 2,000 coronavirus deaths in record single-day jump

US reports nearly 2,000 coronavirus deaths in record single-day jump

NY state recorded 731 new coronavirus deaths, marking its biggest single-day jump, Governor Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday. NY was one of several states, along with the nation as a whole, to post t...

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As coronavirus unfold, 430,000 folks arrived in USA on straight from China

As coronavirus unfold, 430,000 folks arrived in USA on straight from China

United States (US) President Donald Trump on Saturday said that he had urged Indian Prime Minister NarendraModi to supply the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine to America to help in the treatmen...

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Young doctors demanding PPEs beaten, arrested in Pakistan's Quetta

Young doctors demanding PPEs beaten, arrested in Pakistan's Quetta

In this hour of distress, we must remain patient and steadfast". Marching from Quetta's Civil Hospital to the local chief minister's office on Monday, members of the Young Doctors Association (YDA...

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Spain tops Italy as country with most coronavirus infections

Spain tops Italy as country with most coronavirus infections

There are now more than 1.27 million confirmed COVID-19 cases around the world and there have been 69,444 deaths since the virus first broke out in China late previous year. Conte declined during a pr...

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PM Says Easter Bunny Is an 'Essential Worker'

PM Says Easter Bunny Is an 'Essential Worker'

New Zealand is almost halfway through the lockdown that was announced in late March. In Monday's press conference, the Prime Minister clarified that the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy are essenti...

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Donald Trump Announces Hold on World Health Organization Funding

Donald Trump Announces Hold on World Health Organization Funding

According to the United States (US) president, he was glad to have not heeded to the recommendation and that the country will review its relationship with the organisation. Last week, Sen. Marco Rubi...

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Anthony Fauci compares race disparities of coronavirus to AIDS epidemic

But Fauci, who serves as the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Americans should be cautious and engage in social distancing measures recommended by the federal go...

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Acting US Navy chief resigns over coronavirus uproar

Acting US Navy chief resigns over coronavirus uproar

All we can say is: GOOD. Asked about the issue during his daily briefing on April 6, President Trump reiterated his previous position that the captain should not have sent the letter, but this t...

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Doctors urge governments to release as many inmates as possible amid COVID

Doctors urge governments to release as many inmates as possible amid COVID

Becky Bartlett, deputy director of administration for Northampton County, said the Department of Corrections, Pre-Trial Services, and Adult Probation have been identifying inmates who are candidates f...

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Scotland's chief medical officer resigns after disregarding own COVID-19 advice twice

Scotland's chief medical officer resigns after disregarding own COVID-19 advice twice

During the press conference Dr Calderwood said in a statement: "I wish to apologise unreservedly for the issue reported in the media today". The 51-year-old, who was issued with a police warning ...

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Stephanie Grisham out as Trump's press secretary after never briefing the press

Stephanie Grisham out as Trump's press secretary after never briefing the press

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham addresses the preparations the Trump administration is undertaking to combat coronavirus. "This president will always put America first, he will alw...

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World Health Organization slams `racist` calls for Africa to be vaccine testing ground

World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday (March 6) said that face masks alone were no "silver bullet" to defeat COVID-19 coronavirus but added that the use of masks...

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Trump rips UN's health agency, claims China bias

The novel coronavirus originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December, spreading to 184 countries and regions since the outbreak was first detected. But when pressed on whether it was the right ti...

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