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Covid-19: Philippines extends lockdown until April 30

Covid-19: Philippines extends lockdown until April 30

The suspect was believed to have been drunk when he threatened village officials and police manning a local checkpoint, erected to control people's movement amid Chinese coronavirus restrictions throu...

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Maeve Kennedy McKean's body has been found

Maeve Kennedy McKean's body has been found

The Kennedy family has a long history of tragic incidents, including the deaths of Robert F. Kennedy and former President John F. Kennedy. The mother and son disappeared on Thursday as they were c...

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Why Easter eggs are appearing in New Zealand windows

Why Easter eggs are appearing in New Zealand windows

The Be Treatwise message advocates responsible marketing and responsible consumption. "You'll be pleased to know that we do consider both the Tooth Fairy and the Easter Bunny to be essential w...

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Iran ridicules Pompeo, says USA flirting with butchers

Iran ridicules Pompeo, says USA flirting with butchers

The bipartisan group is not pressing for a generalised lifting of the sanctions but instead a targeted effort to ease U.S. rules that prevent Tehran trading in medical and humanitarian goods. The ...

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Australian court tosses out cardinal's sex abuse convictions

Australian court tosses out cardinal's sex abuse convictions

George Pell is expected to walk free on Tuesday. What they're saying: "The High Court found that the jury, acting rationally on the whole of the evidence, ought to have entertained a doubt a...

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Tiger tests positive for coronavirus as six other zoo animals show symptoms

Tiger tests positive for coronavirus as six other zoo animals show symptoms

Department of Agriculture ( USDA ). Said Paul Calle , chief veterinarian for the Bronx Zoo , who believes the tiger, named Nadia, contracted it from an asymptomatic infected zookeeper: "It's the f...

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Chernobyl in Ukraine: Firefighters battling radioactive forest

Chernobyl in Ukraine: Firefighters battling radioactive forest

Blazes in the area have been a regular occurrence. Firefighters said they managed Monday to put out the smaller of the two fires, which engulfed about five hectares (12 acres), but the second one ...

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US COVID-19 deaths top 10,000: Johns Hopkins University

US COVID-19 deaths top 10,000: Johns Hopkins University

Surgeon General Jerome Adams warned on Fox News on Sunday. Nine states - all controlled by Republican governors - have still not yet ordered total lockdowns, much to the frustration of public health...

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Schools, non-essential businesses to remain closed in NY until April 29

De Blasio said that to adequately treat the number of new patients being intubated every day, approximately 200-300 across the city, NY must secure a total of 1,000-1,500 ventilators. Longtime Cuomo...

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Five people shot dead for talking too loudly in Russian village yelatma

Five people shot dead for talking too loudly in Russian village yelatma

Investigators explained that the man initially complained to the victims from his balcony. The alleged incident took place in the village of Yelatma, in the Ryazan region of western Russian Federati...

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Pope gets message across as followers stay at palm’s length

Pope gets message across as followers stay at palm’s length

Instead, Francis celebrated Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, which seemed even more cavernous than usual because it was so empty. The two dozen people present, including aides, nuns and a scaled-down c...

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Three arrested in deadly French 'terror' attack

Three arrested in deadly French 'terror' attack

The assailant then went into a butcher's shop where he seized another knife before heading to the town centre where he entered another store. Prosecutors declined to confirm media reports that re...

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Frenchman fined for crossing mountains during coronavirus lockdown to buy cigarettes

Frenchman fined for crossing mountains during coronavirus lockdown to buy cigarettes

French Mountain Police said the man got lost while walking and stumbled into a creek before he contacted rescuers. "He then made a decision to go on a hiking path, hoping to cross the border throug...

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In a first, U.S. slaps sanctions on Russian white supremacists

In a first, U.S. slaps sanctions on Russian white supremacists

The Russian Imperial Movement, which campaigns for the restoration of an ethnic Russian empire ruled by an orthodox Christian absolute monarchy, was added to the State Department's list of designate...

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'Hardest, saddest' days ahead in coronavirus outbreak, surgeon general warns

'Hardest, saddest' days ahead in coronavirus outbreak, surgeon general warns

In an interview on " Fox News Sunday ", Adams said the public does, however, have "the power to change the trajectory" of the outbreak. Adams, appearing on " Fox News Sunday ", urged Americans to ...

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Coronavirus: 500K masks held at border have been released, source says

Coronavirus: 500K masks held at border have been released, source says

Trudeau would not confirm that the shipment was blocked but the report from Ford comes following a statement from medical supply company 3M last week that the White House had ordered it to stop shippi...

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Black day in India's Covid-19 fight, 693 cases and 30 deaths

Black day in India's Covid-19 fight, 693 cases and 30 deaths

The ministry of Health and Family Welfare has chalked out an aggressive containment plan that will only be scaled down if no secondary laboratory confirmed COVID-19 case is reported from the geographi...

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Money for vulnerable; millions of masks on the way to Canada

Money for vulnerable; millions of masks on the way to Canada

The government initially announced the money would be available in May, but Trudeau now says the money will be delivered this month. Trudeau says the government is doing everything it can to prevent...

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South Africa coronavirus cases increase by 70 to 1 655

South Africa coronavirus cases increase by 70 to 1 655

Both of them have no record of global travel. Mkhize said densely populated areas such as townships have reported COVID-19 cases, giving the pandemic a "new dynamic". "When we extend the testing... ...

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Deaths are increasing, but Italy has decline in smittetilfælde

Deaths are increasing, but Italy has decline in smittetilfælde

A woman wears a protective face mask as she walks in Venice, Italy February 24, 2020. Italy has faced the most serious outbreak in Europe. The count from the world's deadliest pandemic reached 1...

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Spain sees COVID-19 deaths decline for 2 days in a row

Spain sees COVID-19 deaths decline for 2 days in a row

For the third day in a row, the daily coronavirus death toll in Spain has fallen. The next week is going to be our Pearl Harbor moment. More than 3.3 lakh Americans have been infected by coronav...

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NYC Councilman: NYC Parks May Be Used as Temporary Burial Sites

NYC Councilman: NYC Parks May Be Used as Temporary Burial Sites

Mark begins the thread on Twitter by noting that there's a lot going on right now in the city and state of NY - and that the systems that are in place are close to falling apart. The virus has infecte...

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Taliban warn peace deal with US near breaking point

Taliban warn peace deal with US near breaking point

It accused the United States of "repeated violations" by carrying out airstrikes and attacks against bases, civilian targets, night raids and drone strikes in areas where there was no active fightin...

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New York City May Temporarily Bury Coronavirus Victims in Public Park

New York City May Temporarily Bury Coronavirus Victims in Public Park

However, a few hours later, Levine released another tweet clarifying that the temporary burials are a "contingency NYC is preparing for" but will not take place if the "death rate drops enough". As r...

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Forest fire near Chernobyl boosts radiation level

The government said that as of 7am this morning, 'there was no open fire, only some isolated cells smoldering'. The 1986 explosion sent a cloud of radioactive material high into the air above then-S...

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Boris Johnson Hospitalized For Testing After Coronavirus Diagnosis

Boris Johnson Hospitalized For Testing After Coronavirus Diagnosis

Mr Jenrick told BBC Breakfast: "We hope that as a result of these tests [the prime minister] will be able to come back to Downing Street as soon as possible". "It shows this virus affects differen...

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Boris Johnson remains in hospital due to persistent coronavirus symptoms

The Guardian was told last week that Johnson was more seriously ill than either he or his officials were prepared to admit, and that he was being seen by doctors who were concerned about his breathing...

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Three arrests after ATMs stolen from banks in Dundalk

Three arrests after ATMs stolen from banks in Dundalk

During the pursuit a trailer containing the intact ATMs was recovered close to Forkhill, Co Armagh. "Three men, aged 24, 29 and 57 were arrested on suspicion of handling property stolen in the Repub...

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11 countries considering global cease-fire

11 countries considering global cease-fire

Against the backdrop of a coronavirus moving swiftly across borders, devastating countries and upending lives, Guterres projected that " the worst is yet to come ". "We urge all those involved in arme...

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Coronavirus crisis: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalised with virus

Coronavirus crisis: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalised with virus

The prime minister's Downing Street office said it was a "precautionary step" and Johnson remains in charge of the government. More than 1.2 million cases of coronavirus have been confirmed world...

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This Week US May Have 'Pearl Harbor,' '9/11' Moment — Surgeon General

This Week US May Have 'Pearl Harbor,' '9/11' Moment — Surgeon General

In Spain, new deaths dropped for a third straight day. "It's going to be the hardest moment for many Americans in their entire lives, and we really need to understand that if we want to flatten that...

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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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