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Syria: Riot breaks out at prison holding IS militants

Syria: Riot breaks out at prison holding IS militants

Several members of Islamic State have escaped from prison after militants sparked a riot and seized control of part of a large jail in north-east Syria, Kurdish and USA military sources have said. T...

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Spain overtakes China; 12,300 health workers infected

Spain overtakes China; 12,300 health workers infected

More than 160,000 people have recovered, according to Johns Hopkins. The country also confirmed another 812 deaths in 24 hours from the coronavirus on Monday, bringing the total number of deaths t...

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Gatherings of 5 or more people are now prohibited in Ontario

Gatherings of 5 or more people are now prohibited in Ontario

Barbara Yaffe said during a news conference at Queen's Park. Ford also mentioned the province's emergency order to prohibit non-essential visitors in these vulnerable spaces. Dr. Tam said she's conc...

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COVID-19: China’s growth could come to a screeching halt

COVID-19: China’s growth could come to a screeching halt

The World Bank predicts China's economic growth this year could be the slowest in 44 years due to the coronavirus pandemic . The World Bank's report projects that growth in China and other East ...

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On Sunday, March 29, Bulgarians will Move to the Daylight Saving Time

On Sunday, March 29, Bulgarians will Move to the Daylight Saving Time

Clocks go forward 1 hour. When the time is about to reach Sunday, 29 March 2020, 01:00:00 clocks are turned forward 1 hour to Sunday, 29 March 2020, 02:00:00 local daylight time instead. Ukraine ...

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Uttar Pradesh migrant workers robbed of dignity, disinfectant sprayed

Uttar Pradesh migrant workers robbed of dignity, disinfectant sprayed

The children began crying". According to reports, children complained of itching in their eyes while some women developed rashes after they were sprayed with the solution. "The team of the Bareilly ...

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Coronavirus: Netherlands recalls 'defective' masks bought from China

Coronavirus: Netherlands recalls 'defective' masks bought from China

The Netherlands ordered 1.3 million masks from the communist nation to protect medical staff and patients from the deadly virus that emerged from China . Spain announced last week that it would ret...

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Ontario to extend state of emergency

The Ontario government issued the order under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act on Saturday night in an attempt to stop the spread of the virus. Thursday the cases jumped to 170, o...

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Israeli PM Netanyahu self-isolating after aide tests positive for coronavirus

Israeli PM Netanyahu self-isolating after aide tests positive for coronavirus

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his close aides have been placed under quarantine after a staffer within his office tested positive for COVID-19, a statement and Israeli media said. T...

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UK Police Dye 'Blue Lagoon' Black to Keep Instagrammers Away

UK Police Dye 'Blue Lagoon' Black to Keep Instagrammers Away

This isn't the first time police have dyed the water black. They said it has "never been so important to discourage these types of gatherings". As for Derbyshire's Blue Lagoon.it's in an abandoned...

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Vatican official checks optimistic for coronavirus

Vatican official checks optimistic for coronavirus

Pope Francis pointed out that Guterres's call for a ceasefire came during "the current COVID-19 emergency, which knows no borders". "It is necessary to overcome antagonism and differences through dia...

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Charter flights to help stranded Britons get home

Charter flights to help stranded Britons get home

Foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, said: "This is a worrying time for many British citizens travelling overseas". Foreign secretary Dominic Raab. "Under the arrangements that we are putting in place...

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Facebook to help journalists during the coronavirus

Facebook to help journalists during the coronavirus

This has been hurting the profits of newspapers across the globe, many of which are now struggling to pay wages of journalists, who have been working relentlessly to keep the world updated about the l...

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Ontario reports 351 new COVID-19 cases — NewsAlert

Ontario reports 351 new COVID-19 cases — NewsAlert

This daily epidemiologic summary replaces the general information on the status of COVID-19 cases that was previously provided twice daily on the web page. There's strict new advice to stay home and s...

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New Job Keeper Payment Will Give $1500 A Fortnight To Workers

New Job Keeper Payment Will Give $1500 A Fortnight To Workers

The first measure is a "job keeper" payment, which is a wage subsidy extended to employers who keep on their employees, amounting to $1500 per employee per fortnight. ACTU Secretary Sally McManus (rig...

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Prince Charles out of self-isolation

Prince Charles out of self-isolation

Scotland's Chief Medical Officer also defended the decision to test Charles for coronavirus , saying there were "very good reasons" behind the move. Footage released on Clarence House's social me...

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New round of epidemic outbreak caused by imported cases possible in China

New round of epidemic outbreak caused by imported cases possible in China

South Korea reported 146 more cases infected with the coronavirus, bringing the total number to 9,478 as of midnight Saturday. The vast majority of the so-called imported cases reported to date have b...

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Number of positive COVID-19 cases in Kane County hits 100

Number of positive COVID-19 cases in Kane County hits 100

Pritzker also said the death toll should serve as a warning to those who do not obey his stay-at-home directive , which many governors across the country have enacted to stop the spread of COVID-19. ...

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COVID-19: British PM warns Britons, things to get worse

COVID-19: British PM warns Britons, things to get worse

He will also praise the work of doctors, nurses and other carers as well as well as the hundreds of thousands of people who have volunteered to help the most vulnerable. The initiative comes as other ...

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Italy reports second straight daily drop in coronavirus deaths

Italy reports second straight daily drop in coronavirus deaths

Spain's health emergencies chief, Fernando Simon, said the country's infection rate fell on Sunday to 9%, down from 18% three days before. "Certainly, if drastic containment measures had not been a...

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To Fight Virus, Trump Extends Social Distancing Guidelines For 30 More Days

To Fight Virus, Trump Extends Social Distancing Guidelines For 30 More Days

Trump said the plans to prolong the social distancing guidelines will be formalized Tuesday. "Easter should be the peak number", Trump said during a briefing at the Rose Garden in the White House. A...

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'We Need More Masks' Says Michigan Governor Attacked by Trump During Outbreak

'We Need More Masks' Says Michigan Governor Attacked by Trump During Outbreak

March 28-President Donald Trump has approved Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's request for a federal major disaster declaration related to the coronavirus , the White House announced Saturday. Acc...

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Trump to extend coronavirus distancing guidelines until April 30

Trump to extend coronavirus distancing guidelines until April 30

Trump had initially announced 15-day guidelines and said they would be reevaluated. But instead he chose to extend them through April 30, a tacit acknowledgment he'd been too optimistic. Birx and ...

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Trump brags about high TV viewership of coronavirus briefings

Birx. Dr. Anthony Fauci provided his rough estimate for the eventual death toll, Sunday, saying, "I mean, looking at what we're seeing now, you know, I would say between 100 and 200,000 [deaths]". "...

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Price gougers to face steep fines, jail

Price gougers to face steep fines, jail

Asked Thursday why Ontario is not sending more direct payments to people, Finance Minister Rod Phillips said the province's plan is meant to fill the gaps left by Ottawa. It also will not apply to chi...

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Global economy has 'entered a recession,' says International Monetary Fund chief Georgieva

Global economy has 'entered a recession,' says International Monetary Fund chief Georgieva

Georgieva on Friday said the pandemic has already plunged the world into recession and it will be worse than during the last crisis, which caused a 0.7% drop in global output in 2009. Responding to ...

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200,000 may die from coronavirus in US: Health official

200,000 may die from coronavirus in US: Health official

Most people who contract COVID-19 have mild or moderate symptoms, which can include fever and cough but also milder cases of pneumonia, sometimes requiring hospitalization. We will look at it. He a...

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Russian Federation to close borders starting on March 30

Russian Federation to close borders starting on March 30

According to the mayor, in Moscow at this timelay 14.9 thousand public catering enterprises and over 40 thousand stores. The number of people travelling on the metro decreased by three-fold and thos...

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Trump extends stay-at-home guidelines for another 30 days

Trump extends stay-at-home guidelines for another 30 days

On March 26, Trump said the pandemic "was something that nobody has ever thought could happen to this country", even though public health officials warned for years that the country was unprepared...

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson writing to every household with coronavirus advice

He thanked the doctors, nurses and other former professionals for returning to duty, as well as the 750,000 members of the public who have volunteered to aid the health service. On Saturday, Prime Min...

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Germany’s Finance Minister Comits Sucide Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic Crises

Germany’s Finance Minister Comits Sucide Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic Crises

A visibly shaken Bouffier recalled that Schaefer, who was Hesse's finance chief for 10 years, had been working "day and night" to help companies and workers deal with the economic impact of the pand...

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Missiles intercepted over Saudi Arabian cities

Missiles intercepted over Saudi Arabian cities

The Houthis also offered to halt all missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia after strikes on its oil installations last September, which were claimed by the rebels but widely blamed on Iran, despit...

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Pelosi claims President Trump's coronavirus response is responsible for American deaths

Pelosi claims President Trump's coronavirus response is responsible for American deaths

What did he know and when did he know it? When asked if Trump's previous downplaying of the coronavirus threat "ultimately cost American lives", Pelosi said "Yes, I am. As the White House looks fo...

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Iran's Death Count From Coronavirus Reaches Over 2,000-Mark

Iran's Death Count From Coronavirus Reaches Over 2,000-Mark

However, there are people in Iran who are stating over the social media, that they cured themselves with whiskey and honey but doctors say that this is false. The outbreak of COVID-19 in Iran has ...

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The Sunday Edition: President Donald Trump Tweetstorm

The Sunday Edition: President Donald Trump Tweetstorm

The full sentence read: "President Trump is a ratings hit, and some journalists and public health experts say that could be a risky thing". "That will NEVER happen!" The crux of the dispute is that ...

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