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Italian daily coronavirus deaths jump 31% to 827

Italian daily coronavirus deaths jump 31% to 827

Asian stocks tumbled in volatile business following the worst day on Wall Street since the crash of 1987 as traders scrambled to sell, wiping trillions off market valuations. In Spain, the number of c...

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Princess Cruises suspends voyages for 60 days over coronavirus

Princess Cruises suspends voyages for 60 days over coronavirus

Likewise, ports of call like Venice, Monte Carlo and Bergen have been shut off to cruise ships , while major attractions like the Vatican have also been closed. He visited a local Hong Kong hospital,...

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56% of global coronavirus patients have recovered: John Hopkins University

56% of global coronavirus patients have recovered: John Hopkins University

That is according to John Hopkins University , who has been tracking data from their Centre for Systems Science and Engineering since January 22. Click on the map below to see the continuously upda...

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US Supreme Court allows 'Remain in Mexico' to stay in place

US Supreme Court allows 'Remain in Mexico' to stay in place

Immigrant rights lawyers filed suit in San Francisco, and in April of previous year, U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg handed down a nationwide preliminary injunction to block the policy. WASHIN...

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Diocese of Davenport: Some people are not obligated to attend Mass

Diocese of Davenport: Some people are not obligated to attend Mass

Younger people are generally not affected as severely unless they have an underlying health issue. Those who are unable to attend weekend Masses in their parish are encouraged to mark Sunday as well...

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Pentagon to reconsider Jedi $10bn cloud contract

Pentagon to reconsider Jedi $10bn cloud contract

Amazon Web Services is a market leader in providing cloud computing services and had always been considered a leading candidate to run the Pentagon's Joint Enterprise Defence Infrastructure project...

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Disneyland to Shut Down Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Disneyland to Shut Down Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Shanghai Disneyland and Hong Kong Disneyland have been out of operation since late January, and the two theme parks at Tokyo Disney resort have been shuttered since February 29. They also ensure...

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Trump Was in Contact With Coronavirus Patient at CPAC

Trump Was in Contact With Coronavirus Patient at CPAC

Trump made the remark at a news conference on Monday after the United States stock market saw its largest-ever intraday drop amid fears of the spread of the virus. "While I am not experiencing any sym...

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Ontario Superior Court of Justice halts jury selection for upcoming trials

Ontario Superior Court of Justice halts jury selection for upcoming trials

The District Court says the public may continue to use Court services in accordance with the order while following all applicable public health guidelines. "Jury trials now in progress will continue, ...

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Madrid schools close for two weeks amid virus

Madrid schools close for two weeks amid virus

Footage of empty shelves in supermarkets in Madrid are now emerging showing the extent of the panicked reaction of residents in the Spanish capital. A similar decision was taken in the other two ris...

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U.S. developing rapid coronavirus tests as shortages persist

U.S. developing rapid coronavirus tests as shortages persist

The Obama administration declared an emergency about a week after the problem was discovered and by this time in the process they had tested 1 million people. Broad-scale testing is a critical part of...

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U.S. House to pass coronavirus aid bill, Republican support unclear

U.S. House to pass coronavirus aid bill, Republican support unclear

Voting in the Senate is not yet set, with senators out of town for the weekend, scheduled to return Monday. As schools are being closed, these children will be deprived of their meals. Pelosi said H...

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Iran summons Swiss ambassador over U.S. allegations

Iran summons Swiss ambassador over U.S. allegations

The report says social media observers have pointed that the overall length of the purported 100 yards of "burial pits" in the satellite images can not accommodate more than about 75-100 graves, not...

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King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo arrested for attacking family with an axe

King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo arrested for attacking family with an axe

All hell broke loose on Friday, 13 March 2020, at the royal family's Bumbane Great Place home in the Eastern Cape. He reportedly refused to see his son, acting King Azenathi Zanelizwe Dalindyebo aft...

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GTA universities, colleges suspending classes amid pandemic

GTA universities, colleges suspending classes amid pandemic

Ryerson will also conduct exams by "alternate methods". "The situation is now accelerating very rapidly", Gertler said in a letter posted on the university's website. Ryerson student Akanksha Dhingr...

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American Trade Deal, Suspends Parliament over Coronavirus

American Trade Deal, Suspends Parliament over Coronavirus

Late Friday, Global Affairs Canada encouraged all Canadians overseas to return home by commercial means. Later on Friday he is speaking with the premiers and Indigenous leaders. The House of Commons l...

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DNC moves debate between Biden, Sanders from Arizona to Washington

DNC moves debate between Biden, Sanders from Arizona to Washington

It was first set in Arizona because the state, along with Florida, Illinois, and OH, will hold its primary on Tuesday. This follows the previous announcement that the upcoming debate between the two...

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Biden Hires Clinton-Obama Veteran as New Campaign Manager in Leadership Shakeup

Biden Hires Clinton-Obama Veteran as New Campaign Manager in Leadership Shakeup

The shake-up of Biden's campaign leadership comes as he looks to close out the Democratic primary against Sen. "Maybe this is an issue Joe Biden and I will discuss on Sunday night", Sanders ...

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European Union calls for health checks at borders as Covid-19 outbreak spreads

European Union calls for health checks at borders as Covid-19 outbreak spreads

He announced that all European travel would be cut off , but U.S. officials later said that restrictions would apply only to most foreign citizens who have been in Europe's passport-free travel zon...

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Thailand reports biggest daily jump in new coronavirus cases

Thailand reports biggest daily jump in new coronavirus cases

It was the biggest jump in cases for weeks in Thailand, which was one of the first countries outside China to report infections of the new COVID-19 virus that has since swept much of the world. Chatre...

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Italy on lockdown as coronavirus death toll crosses 1,000 outside China

Italy on lockdown as coronavirus death toll crosses 1,000 outside China

Switzerland stepped up measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus that has killed four people and sickened hundreds in the Alpine country. France's coronavirus death toll rose by nearly 50...

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Putin Backs Term Limit Freeze Allowing Him to Stay in Office

Putin Backs Term Limit Freeze Allowing Him to Stay in Office

Mr Putin spoke against scrapping term limits, but backed the idea of revising the ceiling. The most obvious answer to the question of why Vladimir Putin is giving himself the option of seeking two...

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European Commission Criticizes Trump's Coronavirus Travel Ban

European Commission Criticizes Trump's Coronavirus Travel Ban

Trump's announcement from the Oval Office has sown confusion and anger, further straining the trans-Atlantic alliance with Europe , confounding diplomats, surprising some State Department officials...

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Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton tests positive for coronavirus

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton tests positive for coronavirus

The home affairs minister , Peter Dutton , has confirmed he has tested positive for coronavirus and has been admitted to hospital in Queensland, but a spokesman for Scott Morrison says the prime m...

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Canada: Justin Trudeau Self-Isolating Because Wife Has Flu-Like Symptoms

Canada: Justin Trudeau Self-Isolating Because Wife Has Flu-Like Symptoms

Earlier Thursday, Trudeau also went into isolation as Sophie awaited test results. Ms. Grégoire Trudeau began exhibiting mild flu-like symptoms, including a low fever, on Wednesday, Mr. "Canada has ...

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Chinese official says US Army might have brought coronavirus to Wuhan

Chinese official says US Army might have brought coronavirus to Wuhan

While it's unclear whether Zhao was being facetious, earlier this month he became the first official in China to suggest that the virus didn't originate there, even though he hasn't provided any evide...

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Australian F1 Grand Prix Has Been Cancelled Over Coronavirus Pandemic

Australian F1 Grand Prix Has Been Cancelled Over Coronavirus Pandemic

The announcement comes after McLaren withdrew its team from the race following a team member having tested positive for the virus. "We were lining up for maybe an hour, just outside of gate one", ...

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NORAD, Canadian air force intercept Russian plane off Alaskan coast

NORAD, Canadian air force intercept Russian plane off Alaskan coast

NORAD says the Russian aircraft at no time entered the sovereign airspace of the United States or Canada. Two Tu-142 maritime reconnaissance aircraft were intercepted as they entered the Alaska...

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Coronavirus travel ban: India on lockdown till April 15

Coronavirus travel ban: India on lockdown till April 15

The announcement comes one day after the country of 1.3 billion suspended all tourist visas until April 15 and said it would quarantine travellers arriving from seven virus-hit countries. The Heal...

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The Virgin Australia Group (ASX:VAH) announce cost cutting measures

It tipped an earnings hit of between $50 million and $75 million in the second half but has now suspended this guidance. Domestic capacity reduction to increase from 3 per cent to 5 per cent for 2H2...

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Irish leader announces COVID-19 shutdown to begin in Ireland

Irish leader announces COVID-19 shutdown to begin in Ireland

Varadkar appealed to Irish citizens to work remotely where possible in order to curb the spread of the virus . We looked at each other and said what we are going to do. Shops will remain open and sup...

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Crawford County school district superintendents announce COVID-19 protocals

Crawford County school district superintendents announce COVID-19 protocals

Garrard County announced Thursday that they would also be closed through April. 10. Easton, Redding and Region 9 Public Schools: Closed from Friday, March 13. Closed Friday, March 13 after being...

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Australian Grand Prix and support categories called off

Premier Daniel Andrews announced on Friday morning that if the Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix goes ahead on the weekend, it will do so without spectators to limit transmission of the coronav...

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Fauci Won't Say If Trump Should Get Test

Fauci Won't Say If Trump Should Get Test

Mr Wajngarten had dinner with his boss, Mike Pence, Mr Trump and the president's daughter Ivanka on Saturday night in Florida . As of Thursday morning, there have been 1,319 confirmed cases in th...

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USA health official recommends National Basketball Association play without crowds due to coronavirus risk

Jody Hice (R-GA) asked if the coronavirus outbreak would have been better or worse without Trump's travel bans. How much worse it will get will depend on our ability to do two things: to contain the i...

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