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Trump tested for COVID-19

Trump tested for COVID-19

Trump said Friday he would "most likely" get a coronavirus test after coming into contact with several people who have tested positive. This, as the White House steps up precautions after his direct...

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United Kingdom moves from 'contain' to 'delay' in coronavirus plan

United Kingdom moves from 'contain' to 'delay' in coronavirus plan

Boris Johnson has said schools will not yet close in the UK. In response to Hunt's criticism, the Prime Minister's official spokesman said: "We are very clear where we take our advice from". Ms ...

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Coronavirus outbreak: United States extends travel ban to Britain, Ireland, says White House

Coronavirus outbreak: United States extends travel ban to Britain, Ireland, says White House

All stories linked in the newsletter are free to access. They will be "funneled through specific airports and processed", he added. The U.S. and Ireland had in the past been left off the commute ban,...

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Coronavirus: English local elections postponed for a year

Coronavirus: English local elections postponed for a year

Across the country elections scheduled for May 7 will now no longer take place. "First of all there are those of us that would be going out to speak to public - I don't think people would welcome pe...

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Edmonton Public Library closes 21 branches during COVID-19 pandemic

Edmonton Public Library closes 21 branches during COVID-19 pandemic

The Cuyahoga County library will continue to staff reference desks to take phone calls and drive up services at 11 locations for people to check out books and other materials. "Our commitment is to co...

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Australia joins New Zealand with 14-day self-isolation requirement

Australia joins New Zealand with 14-day self-isolation requirement

The Federal Government also announced this afternoon all cruise ships from foreign ports would be banned from Australia as part of its strategy to manage the spread of coronavirus . "There will be ...

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Trump discourages travel, European ban expanded to U.K., Ireland

Vice President Mike Pence later followed up confirming the ban would be in effect from Monday night, but added that Americans and USA residents currently in Europe would still be able to return home...

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No "immediate" need to ban domestic travel

President Trump raised the idea of limiting travel in the U.S. during a White House news conference Saturday. "If we go about our daily lives and not worry about everything" then the death toll coul...

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Coronavirus: Australia orders all arrivals to self-isolate for 14 days

Coronavirus: Australia orders all arrivals to self-isolate for 14 days

Morrison foreshadowed that there "will be further intrusions, further restrictions on people's movement and their behaviour" in future in response to changes in medical advice. Prime Minister Modi ha...

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Cuomo Urges Businesses to Close, Have Employees Work From Home

Cuomo Urges Businesses to Close, Have Employees Work From Home

And that weighs heavily on me", he said, as reported by the Times. Another parent, Dori Kleinman, said she wishes the mayor would allow individual schools to make a decision about whether to close...

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Israeli president hands Gantz chance to form government

Israeli president hands Gantz chance to form government

Gantz will face a hard task securing a governing coalition. Netanyahu, in his caretaker role, has invited Gantz to join him in an emergency government. "In spite of all the difficulties, we chose to...

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Ivanka Trump self-isolates after Peter Dutton meeting

Ivanka Trump self-isolates after Peter Dutton meeting

During his trip to Washington, D.C., Dutton met with Ivanka Trump , Barr and Trump's advisor Kellyanne Conway last Thursday. In a statement on Friday morning, he said the planned meeting with Tre...

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Trump weighing a 'full pardon' for Michael Flynn

Trump weighing a 'full pardon' for Michael Flynn

In the tweet , Trump claimed that "the Federal Bureau of Investigation , working in conjunction with the Justice Department, has "lost" the records of General Michael Flynn ". Flynn had been schedu...

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Trump says he has taken coronavirus test, no result yet

Trump says he has taken coronavirus test, no result yet

Trump said his test had been sent to a lab for analysis and he expected the results of the test back within a day or two. On Friday, Trump's Brazilian counterpart, Bolsonaro, announced that he als...

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US House approves coronavirus relief bill

US House approves coronavirus relief bill

Trump hadn't yet publicly said he agreed. Five Alabama lawmakers - four Republicans and one Democrat - voted in support of the bill: Reps. "Working together, we will once again prevail", she sa...

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USA airports struggle to cope with crowds, some passengers face eight-hour delays

USA airports struggle to cope with crowds, some passengers face eight-hour delays

IL governor JB Pritzker said the long lines at Chicago's O'Hare airport were "unacceptable". Coronavirus at the airport: How can I avoid germs? Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf tw...

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41 confirmed coronavirus cases in Virginia, 11 cases in Hampton Roads

41 confirmed coronavirus cases in Virginia, 11 cases in Hampton Roads

At that point, 26 tests had come back negative and five were still pending. VDH reported Saturday that a local man in his seventies has died after testing positive for coronavirus. Most of the sta...

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HC holds emergency meeting, restricts functioning to urgent matters

HC holds emergency meeting, restricts functioning to urgent matters

The order allowed for people and attorneys to file written motions to the court if they feel there are urgent and compelling reasons for their hearings to be heard before May 1. Included with O'Connor...

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Air India flight with 44 Indians evacuated from Tehran lands in Mumbai

Air India flight with 44 Indians evacuated from Tehran lands in Mumbai

They were later taken to a Navy's quarantine facility in Ghatkopar, a suburb in northeast Mumbai , a Navy official said. Union Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar on Wednesday announced in the ...

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Nike reviewing China supply chain after report on Uighur abuse

Nike reviewing China supply chain after report on Uighur abuse

Bipartisan legislation introduced Wednesday would treat all goods from Xianjiang, including clothing and electronic goods sold by major US and global consumer brands, as presumed to be banned unless t...

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Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro Tests Positive for Coronavirus

It was reported earlier this week that Bolsonaro's communications secretary Fabio Wajngarten had tested positive for the coronavirus- a discovery which led Bolsonaro to take his own test. All ey...

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Iran has agreed to depredate

Iran has agreed to depredate "black boxes" of the aircraft UIA Ukraine

In Ottawa, Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne "welcomed" Iran s commitment to finally share the black boxes, saying this was "a step in the right direction by Iran". Salvatore Sciac...

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Coronavirus: Boris Johnson warns of 'many more' deaths as government escalates response

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson warns of 'many more' deaths as government escalates response

As well saying people showing symptoms - a persistent cough or fever - should stay at home for a week, Johnson urged people over 70 not to go on cruise ships, and for schools not to take pupils on wor...

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Philippine president tests negative for new coronavirus

Philippine president tests negative for new coronavirus

Mayors will issue local ordinances for the temporary closure of malls and establishments, exempting shops offering essential services like groceries, banks and pharmacies. Local officials who defy gov...

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Australian Home Minister Peter Dutton tests positive for coronavirus

Australian Home Minister Peter Dutton tests positive for coronavirus

That series has also been postponed. The new restrictions meant New Zealand's cricket team would head home from their current tour of Australia , the sport's national federation said. While the...

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Putin signs Russia's constitutional reform law

Putin signs Russia's constitutional reform law

He also said that the move to extend term limits would be voted on in a public referendum next month. Putin's decision to acquiesce with the amendment was motivated by a turbulence in global affairs...

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Italy takes further measures: all commercial activities suspended

Italy takes further measures: all commercial activities suspended

By Wednesday night, 12,462 confirmed COVID-19 instances had been reported within the nation, and 827 deaths, in accordance with figures launched by Johns Hopkins University and the nation's Civil ...

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All Travellers Arriving In New Zealand To Be Quarantined Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

All Travellers Arriving In New Zealand To Be Quarantined Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Trump's COVID-19 travel ban could see more airlines fail. The Christchurch invitation is something all of us can adhere to and share with others, Dalziel said. Australian Prime Minister Scott Mo...

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Spain coronavirus LOCKDOWN: Spanish PM to announce people movement restrictions

Spain coronavirus LOCKDOWN: Spanish PM to announce people movement restrictions

Attention instead has shifted to Spain, which has more than 5,750 cases, and Italy with more than 17,000. "A meteorite has fallen on us and we have to see how we survive", CEHAT Secretary General Ra...

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Kenya confirms first coronavirus patient

Kenya confirms first coronavirus patient

Bus trips to Egypt have also been suspended. The government has announced last minute changes to a press conference that was schedule to give an update on the Covid-19 situation in Kenya after the f...

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Everest shut down after Nepal suspends permits over virus

Everest shut down after Nepal suspends permits over virus

Nepal's government announced Friday that it was suspending climbing permits for Mount Everest and all of the other peaks in the country due to concern over the spread of the coronavirus . This time p...

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United Kingdom confirms rise of COVID-19 cases to 798

The medical report also confirms the death of 10 people, all of whom were elderly and had underlying diseases before contracting the disease. Johnson warned that many British families will lose loved ...

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Have Israel Scientists discovered Coronavirus Vaccine?

Have Israel Scientists discovered Coronavirus Vaccine?

It is hoped that quickly the consignment of this vaccine ought to be despatched to the contaminated global locations. Israel's Defense Ministry on Wednesday denied reports that the Israel Institu...

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Coronavirus: Housebound Italians sing together across the street from their windows

Coronavirus: Housebound Italians sing together across the street from their windows

Cutting through the noise of coronavirus news was the sound of Italians, sticking their heads out their windows to sing together. "People of my hometown #Siena sing a popular song from their hous...

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Over 100 COVID-19 infections linked to call centre in Seoul

Over 100 COVID-19 infections linked to call centre in Seoul

In South Korea, over a dozen cases of the coronavirus were confirmed at a government complex about 130 kilometers from Seoul . Each morning the government announces how many cases were diagnosed ...

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