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New York First State To Cancel Presidential Primary Outright

New York First State To Cancel Presidential Primary Outright

The primary was to take place April 28 but had been pushed until June 23. Jay Jacobs, chairman of the New York State Democratic Committee, told CNN in a phone interview Monday afternoon that he ag...

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Italy mulls reopening some businesses as early as this week

Italy mulls reopening some businesses as early as this week

The country has suffered 197,675 cases of the virus, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, and 26,644 people are confirmed to have died with it. Spanish children were allowed outside on A...

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South Korea maintains Kim Jong Un health rumors are untrue

South Korea maintains Kim Jong Un health rumors are untrue

Over the past week, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's health became a topic of speculation. Without specifying its information sources, South Korea's presidential office said it believes Kim is ...

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Saudi Arabia abolishes flogging amid ongoing reforms

Saudi Arabia abolishes flogging amid ongoing reforms

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is the son of King Salman , behind making such selections. The death penalty will be replaced with 10 years in a juvenile detention facility. "This decision guara...

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Monday forecast: A warm week ahead with showers/storms tomorrow

Monday forecast: A warm week ahead with showers/storms tomorrow

The chances for showers begin overnight. "We'll add about another half inch of water through today and tonight , on top of the rain we picked up last night (0.25-0.50" for most, but 0.75-1.50" feel a...

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Global WHO collaboration aims to ensure equal access to COVID-19 products

Global WHO collaboration aims to ensure equal access to COVID-19 products

Gates was asked by host Fareed Zakaria whether he believed China deceived the world and should be "held responsible" for gagging the spread of information about the virus after it originated in W...

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Back to school in China as lockdowns start to ease worldwide

Back to school in China as lockdowns start to ease worldwide

Conte also said that starting May 4, parks and gardens will reopen, funerals will be allowed, athletes can resume training, and people will be able to visit relatives living in the same region. "They ...

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China's Wuhan city discharges last COVID-19 patient from hospital

China's Wuhan city discharges last COVID-19 patient from hospital

Wuhan has been showing signs of recovery in recent weeks as lockdown restrictions eased and makeshift hospitals were cleared. The result was achieved on the back of the combined efforts of medical w...

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New Zealand has won a battle against virus transmission: PM

New Zealand has won a battle against virus transmission: PM

Ardern said people should pause to digest the country's low number of confirmed Covid-19 deaths. For RNZ, our responsibility is to give you verified, up to the minute, trustworthy information to hel...

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Coronavirus: Rohingya refugees stranded at Sea

Coronavirus: Rohingya refugees stranded at Sea

According to Amnesty International, more than 750,000 Rohingya refugees, mostly women and children, fled Myanmar and crossed into Bangladesh after Myanmar forces launched a crackdown on the minority...

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Johnson could ease lockdown before May 7 deadline

Johnson could ease lockdown before May 7 deadline

The latest figures were published just hours before Johnson returned. "He is raring to go and will be back Monday", a Downing Street source told Sky News Sunday. Sunday's figures also showed ano...

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Children in Spain allowed outside after six weeks in lockdown

Children in Spain allowed outside after six weeks in lockdown

But unlike other countries, Spain's children were kept indoors, with only adults allowed to leave the house to buy food, medicine, briefly walk the dog or seek urgent medical care. The ministry of hea...

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Satellite imagery sparks more health speculation on North Korean leader Kim Jong

Satellite imagery sparks more health speculation on North Korean leader Kim Jong

The approximately 250-meter long train, specially reserved for the Kim family, was not present on April 15 but was present on both April 21 and 23, according to the website. Rumors of the portly le...

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Trump backs US health secretary, lashes media

Trump backs US health secretary, lashes media

Still, the discussions come after Trump appointed Vice President Mike Pence, rather than Azar, as the White House's point man for coronavirus response at a rare presidential news conference. In a st...

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Trump Threatens To End Daily White House Coronavirus Briefings Over "Hostile Questions"

The six-tweet outburst appeared to be sparked by a story in The New York Times , which reported that the president typically comes into the Oval Office as late as noon and in a foul mood after a cabl...

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Africa records 9,106 COVID-19 recoveries

Africa records 9,106 COVID-19 recoveries

Africa's 54 countries have so far reported fewer than 26,000 confirmed cases of the disease, just a fraction of the more than two million cases reported globally. The number of cases in South Africa i...

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COVID-19 cases in Israeli occupation rise to 15398, 199 confirmed deaths

COVID-19 cases in Israeli occupation rise to 15398, 199 confirmed deaths

Early this month, Litzman was diagnosed with COVID-19, apparently after ignoring his own ministry's orders to avoid group prayer in public places. He has since recovered, and the country has begun lif...

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Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman says Desert Heat will "deter" the virus

Just two days after a insane interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper in which he argued that despite the pandemic, his city needed to reopen to avoid catastrophic job losses, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Good...

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Coronavirus: New York to allow tests in pharmacies

Coronavirus: New York to allow tests in pharmacies

The governor also announced that there will be "two weeks between phases to monitor effects". Nearly all indicators showed that the Covid-19 outbreak in NY, still the worst the USA, was on the "decl...

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Australia, New Zealand mark Anzac Day with driveway vigils

Australia, New Zealand mark Anzac Day with driveway vigils

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the cancellation of marches and publicly attended services but it won't prevent Anzac Day being marked. Broad public commemorations were cancelled during the Spa...

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Sunday bears zero new deaths from COVID-19 in Alberta

Sunday bears zero new deaths from COVID-19 in Alberta

Visit alberta.ca/covid19 more information on testing. Sixty-eight Albertans have died from COVID-19 and 3,720 have tested positive. To date, there have been 399 confirmed COVID-19 cases in continu...

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Spain eases lockdown, allows kids a breath of fresh air

Spain eases lockdown, allows kids a breath of fresh air

In the capital Madrid, parents were seen by CNN venturing out with their children in tow on Sunday morning. "It has been very good for me to get out", said Ricardo, 6, after a runaround in Madrid wi...

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Coronavirus: India's death toll touches 779 Rajasthan cases cross 2000

Coronavirus: India's death toll touches 779 Rajasthan cases cross 2000

At present, there are 20,177 active COVID-19 cases in the country.Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on March 24 announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown as a precautionary measure to contain the spread...

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Chinese mainland reports 11 new COVID-19 cases, 30 asymptomatic

Chinese mainland reports 11 new COVID-19 cases, 30 asymptomatic

Five of the new cases were in Heilongjiang province, a northeastern border area with Russian Federation that has seen a surge in infections. "The latest news is that by April 26, the number of new co...

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Baby given guard of honour by NHS staff after recovering from coronavirus

Baby given guard of honour by NHS staff after recovering from coronavirus

It turns out there's another severe coronavirus symptom that people need to know about, and it might just be the most risky of them all. As many people will already know, coronavirus is a respir...

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This is what Andrew Cuomo really is worth

This is what Andrew Cuomo really is worth

Drawing comparisons to the flu pandemic of 1918 and World War II, Cuomo urged New Yorkers to continue abiding by social distancing restrictions, noting its hardships. The state will also start antibo...

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Flogging ended as punishment in Saudi Arabia

Flogging ended as punishment in Saudi Arabia

The state human rights commission said that the latest reform, which was reported by Saudi media including the pro-government Okaz newspaper, would ensure that no more convicts were sentenced to flog...

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Spain sees fewest daily COVID-19 deaths in a month

Spain sees fewest daily COVID-19 deaths in a month

The government's health officials, led by Illa, have the final say to authorise the return of sporting activities that would bring together groups of people and present a collective contagion risk. Ma...

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Coronavirus: Italy's PM outlines lockdown easing measures

Coronavirus: Italy's PM outlines lockdown easing measures

Italy was the European epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak and signs that they are on the bend will be a big boost to Britain and the Premier League. Italians have been living under a national sta...

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Gov. Cuomo on reopening schools, summer school, remote learning and district budgets

Gov. Cuomo on reopening schools, summer school, remote learning and district budgets

Cuomo became governor of NY on January 1, 2011, according to his biography, and when he was re-elected in November 2018, he won with "the most votes of any governor in the primary and general electi...

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World Health Organization warns against idea of ‘immunity passports’

He said it is "reasonable to assume that they will develop at least short-term immunity from re-infection, the critical questions are how robust that immunity would be, and for how long it would last"...

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India's fight against COVID-19 is people driven, says PM Modi

India's fight against COVID-19 is people driven, says PM Modi

Modi imposed a lockdown of India's 1.3 billion people on March 25 but experts fear that the world's biggest lockdown has not been able to reduce the spread of Covid-19, and the country was witnessing ...

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British PM Boris Johnson returning to work Monday after COVID-19 recovery

British PM Boris Johnson returning to work Monday after COVID-19 recovery

Steve Morgan, the former boss of the housebuilder Redrow, told the paper: "We're actually in danger that the medicine - if you want to call the lockdown that - is more harmful than the cure". New data...

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Six-Year-Old Girl Raped, Eyes Damaged In Madhya Pradesh

Six-Year-Old Girl Raped, Eyes Damaged In Madhya Pradesh

She was found on Thursday morning, unconscious with her hands tied, in an abandoned building in the village. She had gone to a local shop to buy some essential good when she went missing. The victim's...

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British leader Boris Johnson to return to work

British leader Boris Johnson to return to work

Johnson, 55, spent a week in hospital, including three days in intensive care , before being discharged on April 12. "I am sure he will come back as soon as his doctors recommend it", amid speculatio...

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