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Trump admin. indicts Nicolas Maduro on narcotics, drug trafficking charges

Trump admin. indicts Nicolas Maduro on narcotics, drug trafficking charges

Maduro's other key plank of power - the military - also took a hit as May 2019 charges against Defence Minister Gen. Vladimir Padrino were unsealed from Washington . over two decades, earning hundre...

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United States now has more coronavirus cases than any other country

United States now has more coronavirus cases than any other country

Asked Wednesday what the protocol would be if NY faced a ventilator shortage due to coronavirus, Cuomo said they were expecting to have enough ventilators to treat everyone. The governor commended t...

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Australia's coronavirus death toll rises after another cruise ship passenger dies

Australia's coronavirus death toll rises after another cruise ship passenger dies

Rottnest is home to sandy beaches, unique wildlife and spectacular scenery. Families often flock to the car-free island at the weekend to soak up the sunshine and relaxed atmosphere. All visitors to...

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Why New York is the epicenter of the American coronavirus outbreak

Why New York is the epicenter of the American coronavirus outbreak

As much of the city remains closed due to coronavirus , Mayor Bill de Blasio is opening up 1.6 miles of the city's 6,000 miles of roads. Advocates have frequently raised the alarm about prisons and...

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China drastically reduces global flights in move to curb imported coronavirus cases

China drastically reduces global flights in move to curb imported coronavirus cases

In view of the rapid spread of COVID-19 across the world, China has made a decision to temporarily suspend the entry into China by foreign nationals holding visas or residence permits still valid to t...

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South Korea confirms 104 new Coronavirus cases

South Korea confirms 104 new Coronavirus cases

But officials urged even greater vigilance as imported cases and new, small outbreaks continued to emerge, such as in nursing homes, churches and crowded workplaces. Over 102,000 have recovered, major...

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France reports new spike in coronavirus deaths, bringing total to 1696 - International

France reports new spike in coronavirus deaths, bringing total to 1696 - International

Olivier Veran, the French health minister, said that the country is going to stay locked down for as long as it takes, the scientific council of the country recommended that the lockdown should remain...

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23 sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt test positive for COVID-19

23 sailors aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt test positive for COVID-19

Navy officials said on Thursday. The ship is presently in the Philippine Sea after having recently called to port in Da Nang, Vietnam, for five days earlier this month. The Pentagon has reported 321 c...

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United States among worst hit globally as coronavirus deaths top 1000

United States among worst hit globally as coronavirus deaths top 1000

Most of the countries concerned, including Argentina, Britain, France, India and Italy as well as many USA states, have imposed mandatory lockdown measures. In the US, more than 61,000 people have t...

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Trudeau, G20 leaders to meet in teleconference on COVID-19 response

Trudeau, G20 leaders to meet in teleconference on COVID-19 response

Workers who are still employed but aren't receiving income because of work disruptions would also qualify for the CERB. "Canadians who are eligible for EI regular and sickness benefits would still b...

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Covid-19: Centre to pay employer, employee's PF contribution for 3 months

Covid-19: Centre to pay employer, employee's PF contribution for 3 months

Rs 3,000 crore has been allocated for the same. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressing to the media in New Delhi said that Women Jan Dhan account holders will get Rs 500 per month for ...

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Trudeau says COVID-19 needs a global response

Trudeau says COVID-19 needs a global response

Since last Monday, 1430,000 people have applied for financial assistance from the government. The benefit is also for those who may still be employed, but are not recieving income because of the COV...

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Grocery store throws out $35K worth of food after woman's 'twisted prank'

Grocery store throws out $35K worth of food after woman's 'twisted prank'

Among people licking toilet seats and whatever they can find on Wal-Mart's store shelves, there is another women in Pennsylvania who made a decision to cough purposefully all over a small grocery s...

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Israel’s parliamentary speaker resigns before court deadline on vote

Israel’s parliamentary speaker resigns before court deadline on vote

Such a vote could position Netanyahu's rival, former military chief Benny Gantz, to install an ally in Edelstein's stead and take control of parliament's agenda. "While the Court's decision was necess...

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COVID-19 traces found in cruise ship 17 days after passengers disembarked

COVID-19 traces found in cruise ship 17 days after passengers disembarked

The findings showed that the virus survived on surfaces for far longer than was originally believed. Subsequent studies pegged the survival time for coronavirus on cardboard surfaces at up to 24 ...

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Spain overtakes China as coronavirus death toll soars

Spain overtakes China as coronavirus death toll soars

India's stay-at-home order is now the biggest, and Russian Federation will follow suit, with President Vladimir Putin declaring next week a public holiday and postponing a public vote on constitutiona...

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PM Unveils New Emergency Program For Canadians

PM Unveils New Emergency Program For Canadians

Canada's Senate has passed the $56-billion economic support package announced last week by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in response to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the upper legislative...

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Canada to begin enforcing 14-day self-isolation for travellers

Canada to begin enforcing 14-day self-isolation for travellers

Hajdu told Senate that people who exhibit symptoms of COVID-19 upon their arrival in Canada will be "forbidden from using public transit to travel their places of self-isolation". Health Minister Patt...

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Animals at Albany Humane Society suffer without donations, supplies

Animals at Albany Humane Society suffer without donations, supplies

At this particular drive-thru, however, you aren't picking up ice cream or french fries-you're picking up a furry foster animal. "This is a great opportunity to introduce a new pet into the home...

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Dupe who licked toilet bowl in 'coronavirus challenge' now in hospital

Dupe who licked toilet bowl in 'coronavirus challenge' now in hospital

He had tweeted "I tested positive for coronavirus". Larz , 21, who is based in California in the USA and posts under the handle GAYSHAWNMENDES has participated in previous challenges including lick...

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World Health Organization chief says political leadership ‘can stop this pandemic’

World Health Organization chief says political leadership ‘can stop this pandemic’

China announced on Wednesday the lifting of tough restrictions on the province of Hubei, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak , after a months-long lockdown as the country reported no new infe...

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Spain registers more than 700 deaths from coronavirus

Spain registers more than 700 deaths from coronavirus

The Johns Hopkins University database put the number of deaths in Iran at 2,077 with the total number of confirmed cases at 27,017. Similarly, the Spanish army has asked its North Atlantic Treaty ...

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U.S. Believes Ex-FBI Agent Robert Levinson Has Died: Family

U.S. Believes Ex-FBI Agent Robert Levinson Has Died: Family

In a statement his family said it was believed his death occurred before the coronavirus pandemic. "His body has not yet been returned to us for a proper burial", the family noted. Levinson, who suf...

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BC Government announces renter support, halts evictions

BC Government announces renter support, halts evictions

Horgan acknowledged that $500 doesn't go a long way in B.C.'s pricey rental market , but said the money fills a gap along with the federal government's $2,000-per-month Canada Emergency Response Be...

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New Zealand mosque shooter changes plea to guilty

New Zealand mosque shooter changes plea to guilty

After hearing the guilty pleas, Judge Justice Mander entered convictions "on each and every" charge. "I'm happy that he has accepted that he is guilty", Atacocugu said. A woman prepares to place flo...

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Coronavirus: Man arrested on terror charges after licking products in supermarket

Coronavirus: Man arrested on terror charges after licking products in supermarket

In the video, the young man looks at the camera and says: "Who's scared of coronavirus?" The City of Warrenton, Missouri's , Police Department released a statement Monday that said "a local r...

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Spanish soldiers find elderly people dead and abandoned in retirement homes

Spanish soldiers find elderly people dead and abandoned in retirement homes

The military found the residents in the care homes when they were providing health care services and disinfecting care facilities across the country, Robles told local news outlets, according to NPR ...

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Kentucky 'coronavirus party' guest tests positive for COVID-19, governor says

Kentucky 'coronavirus party' guest tests positive for COVID-19, governor says

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. "Even for those who are going to be excepted under this order, we are going to mandate that type of social distance ...

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Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes off Russian far eastern coast

Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes off Russian far eastern coast

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said Tuesday afternoon that waves generated by a 7.5 natural disaster east of the Kuril Islands off Asia are "below the threat threshold". However, it noted that...

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Coronavirus home testing kits expected in United Kingdom retailers 'within days'

Coronavirus home testing kits expected in United Kingdom retailers 'within days'

Professor Sharon Peacock, director of the National Infection Service at Public Health England, revealed on Wednesday that millions of such a test have been ordered and could be used "in the near futur...

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New coronavirus cases drop to lowest amid crisis

New coronavirus cases drop to lowest amid crisis

The total number of confirmed cases in Italy rose to 63,927 on Monday from a previous 59,138, an increase of eight percent, the Civil Protection Agency said, the lowest rise in percentage terms since ...

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Spain surpasses China in coronavirus deaths

Spain surpasses China in coronavirus deaths

The health ministry said on Wednesday that the number of reported deaths from the virus rose to 3,434 from 2,696 on Tuesday, the ministry said. Prime Minister's announcement came two hours after th...

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Afghan gunmen storm Sikh temple in Kabul

Afghan gunmen storm Sikh temple in Kabul

Afghan security forces killed all three terrorists in a day-long gun-battle after which North Atlantic Treaty Organisation soldiers helped with the clearance operation. People switched off their phon...

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Michael Baker: Government's quarantine plans will reduce covid-19 risk

Michael Baker: Government's quarantine plans will reduce covid-19 risk

During a press briefing later in the day, Jacinda said modelling suggested New Zealand could have several thousands of cases of COVID-19 before the numbers start coming down. Mr Peters, who at 74 is i...

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New Yorkers who leave should self-isolate for 14 days: White House

New Yorkers who leave should self-isolate for 14 days: White House

He said Tuesday the infection rate in NY is accelerating and the state could be two to three weeks away from a crisis that sees 40,000 people in intensive care. Florida earlier in the week announced ...

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