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Singapore records highest daily COVID-19 caseload

Singapore records highest daily COVID-19 caseload

A large majority of the new cases reported on Wednesday were traced back to being tied to facilities that house migrant workers in close quarters. According to the latest daily data released by th...

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McDonald’s apologizes after China store refuses entry to black people

McDonald’s apologizes after China store refuses entry to black people

Nigerians resident in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province of China, will soon be evacuated after investigation confirmed that they are being maltreated, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, said ...

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President Donald Trump orders Como to ‘stop talking and go to work’

President Donald Trump orders Como to ‘stop talking and go to work’

Andrew Cuomo said Friday . 'That is passing the buck without passing the bucks '. The president attempted to explain himself at a White House news conference later Friday. But governors, including ...

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Hong Kong police detain democracy activists in raids

Hong Kong police detain democracy activists in raids

Police sources later confirmed the arrest of Leung Yin-chung, the only serving legislator to be caught up in the raids so far. A democratic legislator said the Hong Kong government is trying to intr...

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Could be another 30 days at least for Canada-US border closure

Could be another 30 days at least for Canada-US border closure

The RCMP and Canadian provincial and municipal police services have the same permissions on the US side in similar terrain circumstances. The border - the world's longest worldwide frontier at 5,500...

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Jacksonville Beaches to Reopen with Limitations on Friday

Jacksonville Beaches to Reopen with Limitations on Friday

It seemed as if the people went insane crowding the beaches without following the restrictions to follow social distancing or else, wear masks. People flocked to a reopened beach in Jacksonvil...

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Coronavirus pandemic | Coronavirus deaths across Africa hit 1,000: AFP tally

Coronavirus pandemic | Coronavirus deaths across Africa hit 1,000: AFP tally

The figures are based on four model scenarios based on preventive measures introduced by African governments, a number of which announced lockdowns, night-time curfews, closed schools, churches and ot...

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Trump threatens to declare Congress adjourned to make recess appointments

Trump threatens to declare Congress adjourned to make recess appointments

Speaking at the daily White House coronavirus task force briefing, Mr. The u.s. constitution gives the president the opportunity to implement the "pauseudnævnelser" when Congress is not assemble...

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Coronavirus: Justin Trudeau says US-Canada border to stay closed another month

Coronavirus: Justin Trudeau says US-Canada border to stay closed another month

The closure restricts non-essential travel across the border. Before the coronavirus pandemic changed travel standards worldwide, almost 200,000 people crossed the U.S. But officials in Canada have ...

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NY governor extends shutdown until May 15

NY governor extends shutdown until May 15

The caregivers filed out to security wearing their medical scrubs and face masks, ready to hit the frontlines in NY as United Airlines and airport employees clapped in appreciation for their sacrifice...

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Buhari's die-hard critic Fani-Kayode contacts presidency, mourns Abba Kyari

Buhari's die-hard critic Fani-Kayode contacts presidency, mourns Abba Kyari

In a statement released on March 29, Kyari said he had been transferred to Lagos, Nigeria's biggest city, for private medical treatment and hoped "to be back at my desk very soon". There is none in ...

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Japan declares nationwide state of emergency due to escalating coronavirus cases

Japan declares nationwide state of emergency due to escalating coronavirus cases

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been criticised for not introducing restrictions to deal with the outbreak sooner for fear they could harm the economy. Surpassing 6,000 took only four days ...

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Trump says travel restrictions top priority as USA reopens

Trump says travel restrictions top priority as USA reopens

President Trump called protesters demanding an end to the lockdown "responsible people" - hours after encouraging demonstrations in Michigan, Minnesota and Virginia. MI governor Gretchen Whitmer...

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Coronavirus outbreak: 847 new COVID-19 deaths in UK

Coronavirus outbreak: 847 new COVID-19 deaths in UK

Costello said the United Kingdom needed wide-scale testing and the right systems in place to deal with further flare-ups of the outbreak. The figure does not include people who have died in care homes...

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Walmart employees must wear face masks at work under new coronavirus policy

Walmart employees must wear face masks at work under new coronavirus policy

The retailer announced the policy change Friday. Customers will also be encouraged to cover their faces, although it will not be mandatory. "We hope this step will promote safety and consistency a...

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Merkel announces plan to reopen schools and stores in Germany

Merkel announces plan to reopen schools and stores in Germany

She said authorities also will recommend that people wear face masks on public transport and when shopping, but are stopping short of making their use obligatory for now. Borders with neighboring coun...

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Global coronavirus cases cross 2 million

Global coronavirus cases cross 2 million

The death toll stateside has surged to at least 26,000, with all 50 states under an emergency disaster declaration for the first time in history. But the figure likely includes "probable" deaths rel...

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Some US states inch towards easing coronavirus curbs

Some US states inch towards easing coronavirus curbs

LIBERATE MICHIGAN! and LIBERATE VIRGINIA , and save your great 2nd Amendment. At the same time, strains between Trump and Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo of NY erupted into quarreling and pointe...

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Remember Michael Cohen? He's getting out of prison

Remember Michael Cohen? He's getting out of prison

At least 473 federal inmates and 279 Bureau of Prisons staff have tested positive for the coronavirus throughout the U.S, while 18 have died from the virus, according to the BOP . Cohen was in upstat...

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China revised COVID figures to leave no case undocumented

China revised COVID figures to leave no case undocumented

Questions have long swirled around the accuracy of China's case reporting, with Wuhan in particular going several days in January without reporting new cases or deaths. There were also concerns from...

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War veteran Captain Tom raises millions for health workers

War veteran Captain Tom raises millions for health workers

But his endeavour -- and enduring optimism -- struck a chord with people across the United Kingdom and the wider world, bringing a ray of hope amid the doom of the coronavirus outbreak that has kill...

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Bolsonaro fires health minister amid COVID-19 pandemic, citizens protest with pans

Bolsonaro fires health minister amid COVID-19 pandemic, citizens protest with pans

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro had ignored the advice of health experts over coronavirus , comparing the dreaded virus to a "little flu". Bolsonaro also accused the speaker of the lower house o...

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COVID-19: France extends lockdown by 30days as death toll hits 15,000

COVID-19: France extends lockdown by 30days as death toll hits 15,000

Reports had circulated last week of a late July/early August race, with mayors of finish towns open to the proposal. Should a new date not be found for the Tour in 2020 it will be the first time s...

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Virgin and Qantas to launch limited network for Australian government

Virgin and Qantas to launch limited network for Australian government

Passengers travelling on domestic Virgin Australia flights will have the seat next to them blocked as part of a new social distancing policy. "This investment will also help Australians returning fr...

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United Kingdom extends national lockdown 'for at least' another three weeks

United Kingdom extends national lockdown 'for at least' another three weeks

The advice was that relaxing any of the measures would risk damage to public health and the economy, he said. Opposition Labour Party leader Kier Starmer said he supported the extended restrictions,...

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McCarthy backs adding hospital funding to small-business fund refresh

McCarthy backs adding hospital funding to small-business fund refresh

When pressed on why she was holding small business funding hostage during a Thursday press conference, Pelosi tried to equate the small business program to funds allocated for hospitals and local gove...

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Trudeau And Trump Differ On Border Reopening

Trudeau And Trump Differ On Border Reopening

During her address, Deputy Minister Freeland reassured Canadians that discussions with the US, particularly with regard to border restrictions, continued to be amicable. There are more than 30,000 pre...

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Cuomo extends NY on PAUSE through May 15th

Cuomo extends NY on PAUSE through May 15th

The guidance "does nothing to make up for the president's failure to listen to the scientists and produce and distribute national rapid testing", Pelosi said. Separately, five other new testing sites ...

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Sailors on French aircraft carrier COVID-19 positive

Sailors on French aircraft carrier COVID-19 positive

It arrived home in France two weeks earlier than expected after around 40 crew members showed signs of COVID-19 symptoms. The ministry says the aircraft carrier and accompanying vessels left their h...

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Notre-Dame's Bell Tolls In Tribute To Medics On Anniversary Of Inferno

Notre-Dame's Bell Tolls In Tribute To Medics On Anniversary Of Inferno

Notre-Dame will be rebuilt in five years despite delays due to the coronavirus lockdown, President Macron of France has vowed a year to the day after a blaze nearly destroyed Paris' famed Gothic cat...

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Gates Foundation to give $150 million more to combat COVID-19 globally

Gates Foundation to give $150 million more to combat COVID-19 globally

The world, more than ever, needs the WHO which is helping to slow down the spread of COVID-19, according to Gates. The $150 million of extra funding adds to an initial $ 100 million from the Gates...

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Canada-US border unlikely to reopen to nonessential travel soon: PM

Canada-US border unlikely to reopen to nonessential travel soon: PM

It will be one of the early borders to be released, ' Trump said during his daily White House briefing. Canadian Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said that the decision of when to lift restri...

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China increases Wuhan's COVID-19 death toll by 50%

China increases Wuhan's COVID-19 death toll by 50%

Her blistering attack, made on the Valuetainment YouTube show, came as Wuhan, the epicenter of the pandemic , revised the city's official death toll to add almost 1,300 fatalities. And in Spain, the ...

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FACT CHECK: How did the coronavirus originate?

FACT CHECK: How did the coronavirus originate?

At the start of the outbreak, China proceeded cautiously and largely in secret, emphasizing political stability. The US wanted "the Chinese government to open up" to explain "exactly how the virus...

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Wuhan Adds 1300 'Missed' Deaths to Official Coronavirus Toll

Wuhan Adds 1300 'Missed' Deaths to Official Coronavirus Toll

More recently, China started counting asymptomatic cases following public concern over people who have tested positive but are not showing symptoms. However, some people are suspicious of China's de...

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