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Killed by Alcohol Poisoning in Iran Attempting to Protect Themselves From Coronavirus

Among them was drinking alcohol. Methanol can cause liver failure, blindness, and death if consumed. However, with the ban on alcohol in Iran , some have been poisoned by drinking industrial alco...

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Prince Andrew has 'shut the door' on cooperating with Epstein investigation

Prince Andrew has 'shut the door' on cooperating with Epstein investigation

Andrew announced previous year that he was withdrawing from his royal duties amid renewed attention of his friendship with Epstein and a woman's claim that she had several sexual encounters with the...

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Mechanism reached for release of Taliban inmates: Afghan president

Mechanism reached for release of Taliban inmates: Afghan president

Meanwhile, firing of rockets was reported in the midst of Ghani's swearing-in ceremony. Both Mr Ghani and former chief executive Abdullah Abdullah said they are Afghanistan's rightful leader, fo...

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NY state declares emergency due to COVID-19

NY state declares emergency due to COVID-19

In addition, the Division of Consumer Protection has also created an online consumer complaint form, where New Yorkers can report suspected price gouging or concerns about improper delivery of quantit...

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Fears for cruise travel to Cork as coronavirus spreads

Fears for cruise travel to Cork as coronavirus spreads

Two crew members from the Grand Princess' earlier voyage to Mexico were transferred off the ship on February 21 and sent to the Regal Princess , a ship heading on a 14-day Caribbean cruise from P...

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Rockets fired as Ashraf Ghani takes oath as Afghanistan president

Afghanistan's President-elect Ashraf Ghani and opposition leader Abdullah Abdullah made a decision to hold separate swearing-in ceremonies on Monday as the two failed to reach an agreement. When W...

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St Patrick's Day parades cancelled in Claremorris, Cork & Dublin

St Patrick's Day parades cancelled in Claremorris, Cork & Dublin

Following a Cobra meeting in London on Monday, Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster said there were no plans in the United Kingdom to cancel large gatherings. Manhattan's St. Patrick's D...

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Twitter labels video of Biden tweeted by White House as ‘manipulated media’

Twitter labels video of Biden tweeted by White House as ‘manipulated media’

Conservatives were up in arms after Twitter labeled a video of Joe Biden shared by the White House's Director of Social Media Dan Scavino 'manipulated media '. Did the Twitter warning work? In s...

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Cruise ship struck by coronavirus pulls into California port

Cruise ship struck by coronavirus pulls into California port

More than 3,500 people were aboard the ship for a two-week cruise from San Francisco to Hawaii when the trip ground to a halt on Wednesday. Ministry of Health director-general of health Dr Ashley ...

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Military says 2 US service members killed fighting ISIS in Iraq

Military says 2 US service members killed fighting ISIS in Iraq

In a statement, Col. Myles B. Caggins III, a spokesman for the American-led mission in Iraq and Syria, said USA troops had to deploy additional forces to recover the dead in an effort that took roughl...

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Ontario confirms three new COVID-19 cases; provincial total now 34

Ontario confirms three new COVID-19 cases; provincial total now 34

Mainland China, Hong Kong, Iran, Italy, Japan, Singapore and South Korea are considered affected areas, Ontario officials say. "Symptoms of COVID-19 may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14...

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Turkey's President Erdogan to visit Brussels amid standoff with EU over migrants

Turkey's President Erdogan to visit Brussels amid standoff with EU over migrants

Over a 24-hour period by Saturday morning, there were more than 1,200 attempts to cross and 27 arrests, a government source said. After the telephone conversations with European Commission President...

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Ashraf Ghani sworn in as Afghan president, rival holds parallel inauguration ceremony

The delay of the competing ceremonies would allow more time for Mr Ghani and Mr Abdullah to continue days-long talks with USA special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad as he tried to shepherd a deal between the ...

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Cuomo: Two COVID-19 Cases In Saratoga County

Cuomo: Two COVID-19 Cases In Saratoga County

Officials announced Saturday that NY state's coronavirus caseload is on a steady rise, now up to 89. Bhutan, Cameroon, Serbia and South Africa reported cases of the COVID-19 for the first time in ...

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CPAC 2020 attendee tests positive for coronavirus

CPAC 2020 attendee tests positive for coronavirus

The coronavirus has spread to infect more than 430 people in the USA across 28 states, causing 17 deaths, according to data from Johns Hopkins University . Washington state reported two more fatalit...

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Top Lebanese leaders oppose paying sovereign debt

Top Lebanese leaders oppose paying sovereign debt

The prime minister called for fair restructuring negotiations. Despite its turbulent history, the small Mediterranean country has never before defaulted, but in recent months it has grappled with it...

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Ship affected by virus outbreak to dock in Oakland

Passengers from California who don't require acute medical care will go to a federally operated isolation facility within California for testing and isolation, the Associated Press reported. Steven Sm...

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Israel PM Netanyahu accuses his rivals of attempting to steal elections

Israel PM Netanyahu accuses his rivals of attempting to steal elections

In his comments, Gantz promised to overthrow Netanyahu with more dignified leadership and warned the prime minister to reduce his divisive rhetoric before it was too late. He said the request was "t...

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Melania Rages: Everyone Stop Being So Mean To Me!

Melania Rages: Everyone Stop Being So Mean To Me!

This followed critics berating Melania Trump for tweeting that she is "excited to share the progress" pertaining to the construction of the tennis pavilion at the White House. Here's hoping a diff...

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Twitter Marks Edited Biden Video Retweeted by Trump With 'Manipulated' Tag

The video was the first test of a new policy the social media company implemented on Thursday to label tweets that contain manipulated or synthetic media, ranging from edited videos to more sophisti...

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US Senator Cruz self quarantines after contact with coronavirus carrier

US Senator Cruz self quarantines after contact with coronavirus carrier

A Johns Hopkins tally put the number of confirmed U.S. cases at 537 by Sunday afternoon, with newly diagnosed patients in states including Pennsylvania, Illinois, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New ...

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Relatives stage silent protest ahead of MH17 trial

Relatives stage silent protest ahead of MH17 trial

The JIT said they had not pulled the trigger, but colluded to carry out the attack. Girkin, a vocal and battle-hardened Russian nationalist, was minister of defence in the self-declared Donetsk Peop...

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Nazi living in USA for decades to be deported

Nazi living in USA for decades to be deported

The Department of Justice did not say whether Berger will have the ability to appeal the ruling but the extradition will take place. Immigration judge Rebecca Holt said Friedrich Karl Berger, now ...

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China: New infections below 100 for 2 days in row

Asia recorded a total at 0900 GMT Sunday of 89,725 cases (3,163 deaths), Europe 11,887 cases (408 deaths), the Middle East 6,912 cases (200 deaths), U.S. Iran and Italy, along with South Korea , h...

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Saudi Arabia Suspends Classes in al-Qatif for 2 Weeks over Coronavirus

Saudi Arabia Suspends Classes in al-Qatif for 2 Weeks over Coronavirus

The interior ministry said it had suspended movement into and out of Qatif while ensuring returning residents could reach their homes and that commercial supplies to the province continue. The fourth ...

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Cruz Staying Home After Exposure to Coronavirus

I have consulted with medical authorities from the Houston Health Department, the Harris County Public Health Department, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Department of Health a...

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Games in Italy postponed again as coronavirus death toll rises

Games in Italy postponed again as coronavirus death toll rises

The huge surge in deaths and confirmed coronavirus cases comes after Italy ordered a virtual lockdown across much of the north of the country, including the financial capital of Milan, in a desperat...

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China's virus cases up 44 to 80,695

The shuttering of public places was similar to an announcement in neighboring France, where officials announced a ban on gatherings of more than 1,000 people after the number of deaths rose from 11 to...

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Nazi flag unfurled at Bernie Sanders’ rally, Jewish leader expresses disgust

The Jewish presidential candidate, who did not appear to notice the man at first, later addressed the incident with the crowd. Sanderson Communications Director Mike Casca told CNN that the Vermon...

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Coronavirus death toll in Italy rises to 197

Coronavirus death toll in Italy rises to 197

The 11 provinces affected are those around Modena, Parma, Piacenza, Reggio Emilia and Rimini in the region of Emilia-Romagna - Venice, Padua and Treviso in the region of Veneto - Asti and Alessandri...

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Expect more coronavirus deaths, but don't panic — Surgeon general

Expect more coronavirus deaths, but don't panic — Surgeon general

According to the Florida Department of Health six Florida residents have presumptively tested positive for coronavirus in the state. The number of cases worldwide continues to climb. While healt...

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Officials confirm first coronavirus case in nation's capital

Officials confirm first coronavirus case in nation's capital

She said the Nigerian had visited Washington D.C. and tested positive later in Maryland. "No, I'm not. We've done a great job", Trump says. The U.S. More than 300 people have been diagnosed with the...

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Hillary Clinton: Sanders wouldn’t be our strongest candidate

Hillary Clinton may not have yet given her endorsement for her party's presidential nomination this year, but that doesn't mean she's not weighing in on who she thinks will be the best - or the worst...

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Who to contact if you have COVID-19 symptoms

Who to contact if you have COVID-19 symptoms

The company did not disclose the nationalities of those infected. The ship is carrying 3,500 people, including 237 Canadians, and it's expected to dock in Oakland, Calif., tomorrow. About 90 countri...

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North Korea fires three unidentified projectiles, says South Korean military

North Korea fires three unidentified projectiles, says South Korean military

Security Council on Thursday, calling them a provocative action that violated U.N. resolutions. South Korea and some European countries protested against the launches, and the North has lashed o...

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