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Coral Princess Docks in Miami; Two Dead

Coral Princess Docks in Miami; Two Dead

Global Affairs said they know of 97 Canadians and two Canadian crew members on the Coral Princess ship, which is now docked in Miami . Two passengers aboard a Princess Cruise ship have died. "B...

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Cuomo: Javits Center's Pop-Up Hospital Will Take COVID-19 Cases After All

Cuomo: Javits Center's Pop-Up Hospital Will Take COVID-19 Cases After All

But as the pandemic continues to flood NY hospitals with hundreds of new patients every day, NY state has received permission for the center to accept Covid-19 patients as well. When New York City s...

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Europe Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 30,000

Europe Coronavirus Death Toll Tops 30,000

The global crisis has put enormous strain on national health care systems and on nurses, doctors and other medical staff working in the most hard of circumstances. The latest European figures come jus...

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United Kingdom coronavirus deaths up 20% in one day, lockdown expected through May

United Kingdom coronavirus deaths up 20% in one day, lockdown expected through May

Among the UK-wide death toll are seven healthcare professionals, Mr Gove confirmed. In a video on social media, the Prime Minister urged the public to stick with social distancing and not be tempted...

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Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic broke the law by refusing refugees

Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic broke the law by refusing refugees

While Poland and the Czech Republic underdelivered on their promises regarding the earlier directive and the 2015 agreement, Hungary failed to take even the first step under the latter policy of deter...

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Trump fires intelligence watchdog at center of impeachment

Trump fires intelligence watchdog at center of impeachment

Atkinson will be removed from office in 30 days, the required amount of time he must wait after informing Congress, Trump said in the letter to the Senate Friday. "It's unconscionable, and of co...

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Spain's coronavirus deaths slow for second day in row

Spain's coronavirus deaths slow for second day in row

In what could be a sign of hope for Spain, the number of new deaths declined for a second day, with an additional 809 fatalities in the past 24 hours for a total of 11,744. and we are moving as fast a...

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Sir Keir Starmer elected leader of UK Labour Party

Sir Keir Starmer elected leader of UK Labour Party

Former Brexit shadow secretary Sir Keir Starmer is the new leader of the Labour Party in the UK. Cambridge's Labour MP, who voted for Sir Keir , said: "I am thrilled that Keir has been elect...

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to approve new package of support for Ukraine, Georgia - Stoltenberg

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to approve new package of support for Ukraine, Georgia - Stoltenberg

Foreign ministers will also discuss Nato's role in the fight against global terrorism, including the Alliance's training missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Stoltenberg and NATO's Supreme Allied Comma...

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Coronavirus cases in NY state surpass 100,000

Coronavirus cases in NY state surpass 100,000

I think it would be wholly irresponsible". National Guard members will pick up ventilators across the state and institutions that give up equipment will get it back or be reimbursed, he said. we are s...

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Over 120000 sign online petition to reinstate US Navy aircraft carrier commander

Over 120000 sign online petition to reinstate US Navy aircraft carrier commander

A brief clip showed Captain Brett Crozier walking down the gangplank of the Theodore Roosevelt as crew members repeatedly chanted "Captain Crozier, Captain Crozier!" Announcing the removal of the ca...

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Spain's Coronavirus Cases Rise to 124736, Surpassing Italy

No other region has more than 8,600 cases or more than 363 patients in intensive care units. The main issue is a shortage of equipment like masks and gloves, he added. But Chancellor Angela Merkel, ...

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Oversight Republicans Request Answers on US Efforts to Refute China's Coronavirus Propaganda

Oversight Republicans Request Answers on US Efforts to Refute China's Coronavirus Propaganda

Florida Republican Senator Rick Scott, meanwhile, has suggested putting together a congressional probe to study whether the World Health Organization has deliberately aided China to "cover up informat...

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White House meet with oil executives ahead of Friday's briefing

White House meet with oil executives ahead of Friday's briefing

Medical-grade masks, especially N95 masks, are to be reserved for those on the front lines of trying to contain the pandemic. "I took it really out of curiosity". On the other hand, the arrangement wi...

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2 dead, several injured in southern France knife attack; suspect arrested

Under France's strict lockdown, all residents must stay inside except for essential outside such as shopping or going to the doctor. Emergency services rushed to the scene of the incident in the t...

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Indian couple's newborn twins named Corona and Covid

Indian couple's newborn twins named Corona and Covid

Corona and Covid were reportedly born in a Raipur hospital amid a total lockdown in India on March 27. Coronavirus fever has taken a odd turn in India , with a couple naming their newborn tw...

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UK's Labour names Keir Starmer leader as party trails in polls

UK's Labour names Keir Starmer leader as party trails in polls

The majority of the Labour Party refused to support the coalition and Mr MacDonald ended heading up a government dominated by Tories that launched savage attacks on working people. Labour announced...

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Trump announces he tested negative on new coronavirus test

Trump announces he tested negative on new coronavirus test

This was the president's second COVID-19 test; both were negative. The White House coronavirus task force is holding another press briefing today at 5:00 p.m. President Trump announced that Ameri...

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Misleading Mashup: Russia's COVID-19 'Aid' to US

Misleading Mashup: Russia's COVID-19 'Aid' to US

The flight follows Monday's phone call between Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump in which they discussed co-operation to fight the outbreak. Speaking in a televised address, the president sai...

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UK's Johnson still has symptoms of coronavirus

UK's Johnson still has symptoms of coronavirus

In the video, he appealed to "everybody thinking about this weekend, and what may be some fine weather" and warned them "please, please stick with the guidance now". On Friday morning Mr Hancock told ...

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Coronavirus: face masks bound for Canada and Germany diverted to US

Coronavirus: face masks bound for Canada and Germany diverted to US

According to the news of Bild newspaper, the masks produced in China belong to American 3M company, one of the leading companies in the sector. Andreas Geisel, Berlin's interior minister, said the m...

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Confirmed global coronavirus cases pass one million 6h

Confirmed global coronavirus cases pass one million 6h

Here in Australia there are 5,224 confirmed cases with 23 deaths. According to the university's global COVID-19 map, the United States has the most novel coronavirus cases in the world, with at le...

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COVID-19: Don’t Rush To Lift Restrictions Too Quickly, WHO Urges Nations

COVID-19: Don’t Rush To Lift Restrictions Too Quickly, WHO Urges Nations

Italy and Spain account for three in every four deaths on the continent. Ghebreyesus said he had called on governments to put in place social welfare measures to ensure vulnerable people have food a...

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Trump Fires Intelligence Leader Who Handled Original Impeachment Complaint

Trump Fires Intelligence Leader Who Handled Original Impeachment Complaint

Details: Trump informed the House and Senate intelligence committees of his plan to remove Atkinson, per two congressional officials and in an April 3 letter. The Senate acquitted Trump in February. ...

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'US wants to shift the blame': China denies hiding coronavirus cases

'US wants to shift the blame': China denies hiding coronavirus cases

Commemorations took place at 10 a.m.in all major cities, but were particularly poignant in Wuhan, the industrial centre where the virus was first detected in December. Newsweek has contacted the Chin...

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Coronavirus cases globally witness highest single-day jump

Coronavirus cases globally witness highest single-day jump

The virus, unknown to most in January, is causing global chaos. Since then, it has spread to almost every country in the world, disrupting daily life for millions under lockdown measures meant to curb...

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Cuomo orders shift in ventilators to overwhelmed hospitals

Cuomo orders shift in ventilators to overwhelmed hospitals

Cuomo gave his "word" that these private supplies will either be replenished later or the their owners will be financially compensated. National Guard troops will be sent to pick up the ventilators ...

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Trump casts doubt on China's coronavirus figures

Trump casts doubt on China's coronavirus figures

He added that he expects the USA government will push to address American dependence on China for medical and other manufacturing supplies. However, it is vital that one holds China to account for ...

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Coronavirus in Suffolk: UK death toll reaches nearly 3000

Coronavirus in Suffolk: UK death toll reaches nearly 3000

The amount of confirmed cases also jumped from 25,150 on Tuesday to 29,474 on Wednesday, an increase of more than 4,000. The UK has endured its highest number of daily deaths since the coronavirus ...

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Detroit Bus Driver Who Posted About Coughing Passenger Dies from Coronavirus

Detroit Bus Driver Who Posted About Coughing Passenger Dies from Coronavirus

If you ain't got to go out, don't go out". Hargrove said drivers are "public workers doing our job, trying to make an honest living, take care of our families". In response to drivers' concerns, the...

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US Patriot deployment breaches Iraq's sovereignty, says lawmaker

US Patriot deployment breaches Iraq's sovereignty, says lawmaker

Clarifying Iraq's "natural reaction" to the US' atrocities, Baqeri said , "The Americans are, themselves, well aware that the peoples of the region, including that of Iraq, are against the US' milita...

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Search underway for Kennedy Townsend’s daughter, grandson after canoe found

Search underway for Kennedy Townsend’s daughter, grandson after canoe found

The pair were later reported missing. "[They] popped into a canoe to chase it down". Kennedy Townsend, who served two terms as lieutenant governor, is the eldest daughter of Robert F Kennedy , ...

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Ontario's move puts pressure on feds to reveal national COVID-19 projections

Ontario's move puts pressure on feds to reveal national COVID-19 projections

Provincewide, there were almost 2,800 cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday, including 53 deaths and 831 resolved. Restaurants Canada says the $93 billion food service industry represents four per cent o...

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Cruise ships 'failed to declare COVID-19 cases'

Cruise ships 'failed to declare COVID-19 cases'

Meanwhile, a cruise ship remained docked in the state of Western Australia (WA) despite orders by government officials for it to leave. "We're in it for at least six months". There are 835 cases o...

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World Bank fast-tracks USD128Mn COVID-19 support for Sri Lanka

World Bank fast-tracks USD128Mn COVID-19 support for Sri Lanka

The first group of projects, amounting to $1.9 billion, will assist 25 countries, it said. Elaborating about different countries of South Asia that got a boost, the World Bank said that Afghanista...

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