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Joe Biden says coronavirus may force Democrats to hold 'virtual' presidential convention

Joe Biden says coronavirus may force Democrats to hold 'virtual' presidential convention

Biden, the Democratic presidential front-runner, said that while hosting a convention is necessary, it might not be possible or wise to have thousands of people traveling to one place during the outbr...

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Abe to declare state of emergency over virus

Abe to declare state of emergency over virus

Amid growing clamor for tighter curbs on people's movements to stem a rising tide of infections, the government has so far been reluctant to pull the trigger, warning of the heavy damage that could en...

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Covid-19 test requirement was brought to those next to Trump

Covid-19 test requirement was brought to those next to Trump

White House Deputy Spokesperson Judd Deere emphasized that necessary steps were taken to protect the health of Trump and Pence during the Covid-19 outbreak. When pressed about the possibility that 1 i...

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Trump says he had 'absolute right' to fire intelligence official

Trump says he had 'absolute right' to fire intelligence official

He did not elaborate, except to say that "it is extremely important that we promote the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of federal programs and activities", and that an inspector-general is cri...

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Boris Johnson admitted to hospital

Johnson , 55, continues to have a high temperature. Carrie Symonds, Johnson's 32-year-old pregnant fiancée, said on Saturday that she had spent the past week in bed with symptoms of the novel coron...

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Italy begins to look to phase two of battle

Italy begins to look to phase two of battle

Saturday the increase had been 681. Sky News correspondent Alex Rossi, in Madrid, said there is "muted optimism" as a result of the figures - but the government has no plans to ease its lockdown jus...

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Virtual prayers by churches mark Palm Sunday

Virtual prayers by churches mark Palm Sunday

The Catholic churches of occupied Jerusalem announced today a significant reduction of the traditional Palm Sunday celebrations in the occupied city of Jerusalem over the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pand...

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Dubai Imposes Two-Week Lockdown to Fight Coronavirus Outbreak

Dubai Imposes Two-Week Lockdown to Fight Coronavirus Outbreak

It has enforced extensive lockdown measures to curb the spread of the illness including an ongoing night-time curfew. Saudi Arabia is worst hit in the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) group...

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Coronavirus cases reach almost million worldwide, death toll hits 50K

Coronavirus cases reach almost million worldwide, death toll hits 50K

In total 7077 coronapatienter died in the UNITED states, while there are registered more than 273.000 smittetilfælde. More than 8,000 deaths and more than 300,000 cases of Chinese Communist Party (...

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Boris Johnson in hospital as Trump again touts hydroxychloroquine

Boris Johnson in hospital as Trump again touts hydroxychloroquine

The US recorded the highest number of deaths on the same day, more than 1,300, due to covid-19. A lot of drugstores have them, by prescription. According to some studies, chloroquine has strong anti...

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Coronavirus: Criminal investigation launched into Ruby Princess debacle

Coronavirus: Criminal investigation launched into Ruby Princess debacle

The investigation - led by the NSW police homicide squad - aims to identify how passengers were allowed to disembark from the ship in Sydney, which is linked to 622 COVID-19 cases and at least 11 deat...

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Germany, Canada accuse USA usurpation as ‘modern piracy'

Germany, Canada accuse USA usurpation as ‘modern piracy'

Thousands of nurses in Windsor, Ontario, he noted, travel to Detroit each day to work in hospitals there. Now, the Germans are accusing the USA of hijacking. A senior German politician on Friday accus...

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Federal government to roll out application process for emergency benefits Monday

Federal government to roll out application process for emergency benefits Monday

On Monday, people born in January, February, and March will be able to submit their application. Trudeau says the government is doing everything it can to prevent the system from crashing. Elliott h...

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Trump recommends wearing face masks outside

Trump recommends wearing face masks outside

He said, "I don't think I'm going to be doing it..." He was referencing the medical professionals who live in Canada and work in the United States, as well as supplies such as gloves and testing kit...

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Pakistan's ATC welcomes Air India's special flights, wishes them luck

Pakistan's ATC welcomes Air India's special flights, wishes them luck

According to Air India officials, the Pakistan ATC also told the pilots they were proud of them for operating flights at such hard times. These flights flew out stranded European and Canadian citizens...

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Israel detains Palestinian governor of Jerusalem again

Israel detains Palestinian governor of Jerusalem again

Fadi al-Hidmi was arrested at his home near the Mount of Olives. The Palestinian Authority (PA) official was arrested by Israel at least six times previous year and seven times in less than 18 month...

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First Coronavirus case reported from Mumbai’s Dharavi , building sealed

First Coronavirus case reported from Mumbai’s Dharavi , building sealed

The number of COVID-19 positive cases from Dharavi rose to four on Saturday. Meanwhile, the Mumbai Police is investigating whether there is a connection between the first COVID-19 death in the D...

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Former local TD Pat Deering misses out on Seanad seat

Former local TD Pat Deering misses out on Seanad seat

The Seanad Returning Officer has announced that if the Agricultural Panel count concludes earlier than expected he will commence the Labour Panel count before 2.30pm. Counting has now began to fill an...

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Coronavirus: PM admitted to hospital over virus symptoms

Coronavirus: PM admitted to hospital over virus symptoms

It is believed the hospital admission is not an emergency, and is largely for precautionary testing. It means a total of 4,934 patients have died in hospital having contracted COVID-19 as at Saturda...

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Tiger at Bronx Zoo tests positive for COVID-19

Tiger at Bronx Zoo tests positive for COVID-19

Affected tigers live in the Bronx Zoo's Tiger Mountain exhibit, where other tigers have not shown symptoms. Since the animals must be put under general anesthesia to receive the test, the attending ve...

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Washington invokes Defence Production Act for ventilator manufacturing

Washington invokes Defence Production Act for ventilator manufacturing

The president said the administration had already taken action against unnamed suppliers he accused of hoarding and price gouging. "Today, I have issued an order under the Defense Production Act t...

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Category 4 cyclone bears down on the Pacific

Category 4 cyclone bears down on the Pacific

The latest forecast track map from Fiji's Nadi Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre showed the centre of the cyclone at Category 3 strength passing to the south of Fiji later on Tuesday. "Some positive new...

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British PM Boris Johnson's pregnant fiancée contracts coronavirus

British PM Boris Johnson's pregnant fiancée contracts coronavirus

The couple announced in February that they are engaged and expecting a baby via a spokesperson, who said at the time: "The prime minister and Miss Symonds are very pleased to announce their engagement...

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Collins and King protest firing of intelligence community's watchdog

US President Donald Trump has warned that the next two weeks will be the most hard and will result in more deaths, promising further military deployments to help states containing the Covid-19 outbr...

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CDC Formally Recommends Use of Cloth Face Coverings

CDC Formally Recommends Use of Cloth Face Coverings

Knowing how many people with the coronavirus don't get sick is a key to developing a broader understanding of how the coronavirus behaves and how the US outbreak has unfolded. Pulling a mask on and ...

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Dodds, Thomas-Symonds and Nandy get senior shadow cabinet posts

Dodds, Thomas-Symonds and Nandy get senior shadow cabinet posts

The victor of the Labour leadership battle appointed Anneliese Dodds as shadow chancellor , Lisa Nandy as shadow foreign secretary and Nick Thomas-Symonds as shadow home secretary. Pro-European c...

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Venezuelan naval ship sinks a cruise liner, is damaged and sinks

Venezuelan naval ship sinks a cruise liner, is damaged and sinks

As a result of several blows on the liner ship of naval forces of Venezuela began to draw water and sank. The country's defense ministry suggested the Resolute may have been carrying mercenaries...

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Surgeon General, Trump sound alarm as US cases top 300,000

Surgeon General, Trump sound alarm as US cases top 300,000

Those bleak assessments came after the administration projected Tuesday that 100,000 to 240,000 Americans could die from Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus , even if the federal ...

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Ecuador Vice President apologizes after virus corpses left on streets

Ecuador Vice President apologizes after virus corpses left on streets

Authorities collected at least 150 corpses from streets and homes earlier this week, but did not confirm how numerous dead were victims of the outbreak. He warned of hard days ahead, claiming: 'The ...

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Biden says he informed Sanders he will begin the VP vetting process

Biden says he informed Sanders he will begin the VP vetting process

CNN's Anderson Cooper interviewed Sanders on Friday afternoon, and asked if there should be a national stay-at-home order. Campaign co-chair Nina Turner, in a tweet, cited the need for ambitious thi...

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Face Masks not mandatory in Australia

Face Masks not mandatory in Australia

Australia's Deputy Chief Medical Officer Professor Paul Kelly has confirmed that the rate of daily new COVID-19 cases has decreased, but he warned that the nation is not in the clear yet after five ...

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Australia urges Kiwis without support to go home

Australia urges Kiwis without support to go home

There are 2.17 million foreigners now in Australia on different temporary visas, and are 'extremely valuable to the Australian economy and way of life, ' Alan Tudge, the acting immigration minister, s...

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Deadly knife attack in south of France investigated by anti-terrorism prosecutor

Deadly knife attack in south of France investigated by anti-terrorism prosecutor

One of the injured was said to be in a critical condition in hospital. He stabbed a customer there and ran onto the street attacking people outside a bakery. The attacks drew a response from 100 polic...

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Loyal US Carrier Sailors Cheer Captain Relieved Of Command

Loyal US Carrier Sailors Cheer Captain Relieved Of Command

Two days after the Acting Secretary of the Navy fired Crozier for spreading too widely a letter calling for the urgent evacuation of the aircraft crew, the Navy has now reached only about 57% of its o...

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WHO Says Increasing Number Of Young People Dying From COVID-19

WHO Says Increasing Number Of Young People Dying From COVID-19

World Health Organization technical lead of COVID-19 response and epidemiologist Maria van Kerkhove said, "We are seeing more and more younger individuals who are experiencing a severe disease". "We a...

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