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Could Use Tariffs on China as Retaliatory Measures Over COVID-19 Spread

Could Use Tariffs on China as Retaliatory Measures Over COVID-19 Spread

Trump is specifically pressing for evidence supporting the conspiracy theory because he wants to blame the Chinese government for the spread of the virus to the US, sources told the Times, as well a...

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Governor orders Orange County beaches to close, but others can stay open

Governor orders Orange County beaches to close, but others can stay open

Rodriguez, Janie Har and Juliet Williams in San Francisco contributed reporting. Modoc officials submitted a plan last week to Newsom outlining their proposal to lift the statewide lockdown order, b...

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Citing `economic hardship`, South Africa begins easing lockdown

Citing `economic hardship`, South Africa begins easing lockdown

The Health Department attributed these large figures to a proportionate increase in the number of tests conducted. In further responding to the Covid-19 pandemic, government has announced a fiscal p...

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Boris Johnson and partner Carrie Symonds have baby boy

Boris Johnson and partner Carrie Symonds have baby boy

Johnson on Thursday (30 April) said for the first time that the United Kingdom was "past the peak" of coronavirus cases and "on the downward slope". Mr Johnson acknowledged the difficulties the pu...

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Joe Biden under pressure to address sexual assault charge

Joe Biden under pressure to address sexual assault charge

I know him, I was proud to endorse him on Monday... But what Biden says about the accusation - which his campaign flatly denies - is less important than what he does. "Courageous women risked their sa...

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NYC Mayor Under Fire for Condemning ‘Entire Jewish Community’

NYC Mayor Under Fire for Condemning ‘Entire Jewish Community’

Dov Hikind, a former state assembly member who is the founder of a group fighting anti-Semitism, said people violating social distancing rules in Brooklyn are relatively small in number and are be...

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China Threatens Australia With Boycott Over Virus Inquest Demand

China Threatens Australia With Boycott Over Virus Inquest Demand

Australia's stance has angered Beijing, which has denied wrongdoing during the pandemic. Australia yesterday asked the Chinese ambassador to explain what it called a threat of "economic coercion" in...

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NY police break up massive crowd at rabbi's funeral

NY police break up massive crowd at rabbi's funeral

The Israeli city of Bnei Brak became a coronavirus hot spot after some ultra-Orthodox community members flouted orders to stay home, while a cluster of cases also hit a Hasidic Jewish community in Boi...

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U.S. state, local gov'ts may need $1 trillion in coronavirus aid

U.S. state, local gov'ts may need $1 trillion in coronavirus aid

She said the money could be made available to spend over several years. Asked if state and local aid will be the largest part of upcoming relief legislation, Pelosi said, "I've talked about nearly a...

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Dozens Of Bodies Found Inside U-Haul Trucks In Brooklyn

Dozens Of Bodies Found Inside U-Haul Trucks In Brooklyn

The coronavirus pandemic has overrun most funeral homes and morgues in New York City . The city has had more than 16,000 deaths likely linked to the novel coronavirus , according to data release...

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California set to close all beaches and public spaces amid Covid-19

California set to close all beaches and public spaces amid Covid-19

However, a handful of beaches in Southern California were visibly crowded last weekend. Last week, the Department of Homeland Security touted a study that found heat, humidity, and sunlight coul...

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Arab states condemn Israeli plan to annex parts of West Bank

Arab states condemn Israeli plan to annex parts of West Bank

It proposes the establishment of a Palestinian capital in Abu Dis, a suburb of Jerusalem, and gives consent for the annexation of Israeli settlements as well as the Jordan Valley ― Palestinian territo...

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Russian PM Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Russian PM Tests Positive For Coronavirus

His first deputy, Andrey Belousov, will be filling in for him in his position, but the final decision on economic aid to Russian citizens will be cleared with the prime minister. Russian Federation ha...

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Coronavirus: Boris Johnson says United Kingdom past the peak of Covid-19

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson says United Kingdom past the peak of Covid-19

Johnson returned to work on Monday (April 27) - a month after testing positive for COVID-19 which he said had threatened his life. She returned to Downing Street after joining Mr Johnson as he convale...

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New dad Johnson holds cabinet meeting amid coronavirus criticism

New dad Johnson holds cabinet meeting amid coronavirus criticism

Johnson, 55, only returned to work on Monday after being hospitalised with COVID-19, including three nights in intensive care during which he later said: "things could have gone either way". Johnson's...

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Coronavirus: New York funeral home puts corpses in lorries

Cleckley Funeral Home had died in the coronavirus pandemic , the authorities said. Turns out the funeral home has been keeping dozens dead bodies from Covid-19 in unrefrigerated U-Haul trucks i...

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China says it has no interest in meddling in U.S. elections

China says it has no interest in meddling in U.S. elections

President Donald Trump is now up for reelection in November and his efforts in handling the coronavirus pandemic would play an important part in his reelection chances. Some 55 percent of American...

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Florida Governor Thinks Crowds Could Return To WWE Shows In June/July

Florida Governor Thinks Crowds Could Return To WWE Shows In June/July

The order has now been extended to the start of Monday, after which Phase 1 of reopening will begin. We're going to be driven by the facts, driven by the data. Florida Medical Association President ...

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Mayor de Blasio apologizes for response to overcrowded funeral in Brooklyn

Mayor de Blasio apologizes for response to overcrowded funeral in Brooklyn

De Blasio tweeted afterward, "My message to the Jewish community, and all communities, is this simple: the time for warnings has passed". He said he went there to ensure that the crowd was broken...

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Coronavirus: COVID-19 becomes killed and Americans than that Vietnam War

Coronavirus: COVID-19 becomes killed and Americans than that Vietnam War

The nation also accounts for nearly a third of the planet's supported infections, which passed the 1 million mark on Tuesday. The actual number of U.S. Spain ranks first at over 48 cases per 10,000 ...

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Rep. Amash Officially Exploring Third Party Presidential Bid

Rep. Amash Officially Exploring Third Party Presidential Bid

He added, "We're ready for a presidency that will restore respect for our Constitution and bring people together". On Dec. 18, 2019 as an Independent, he voted to impeach Trump over his threatening ...

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Donald Trump blasts China and World Health Organization in latest verbal tirade

Donald Trump blasts China and World Health Organization in latest verbal tirade

China helped escalate the blame game with the United States in March when a foreign ministry spokesman shared speculation on social media that American military personnel introduced the virus to Wuh...

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LEBANON Tug of war between premier and central bank as revolt reignites

LEBANON Tug of war between premier and central bank as revolt reignites

Demonstrators, mainly youths armed with sticks and stones, stormed several banks and attempted to break into the headquarters of the central bank in Beirut and the local offices of the national cr...

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Police called after NYC funeral home puts bodies in trucks

Police called after NYC funeral home puts bodies in trucks

Fluid leaking from inside created a awful smell and caused neighbouring store owners to call the police, according to sources. Police responded to calls from neighbors, who reported the U-Haul truck...

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Use of plasma therapy to treat COVID-19 illegal: Health Ministry warns

Use of plasma therapy to treat COVID-19 illegal: Health Ministry warns

But for plasma therapy to be effective, plasma must contain sufficient amount of neutralising antibody against that infection. So far six people have donated their plasma for this treatment. The c...

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Trump claims China doesn't want him to be re-elected

Trump claims China doesn't want him to be re-elected

Before the coronavirus pandemic began, the U.S. and China were already engaged in a trade war that has resulted in billions of dollars in tariffs. "We are not happy with China", Trump said. Please let...

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United Kingdom records Europe's second highest coronavirus death toll after Italy

United Kingdom records Europe's second highest coronavirus death toll after Italy

The U.K. has the third-highest coronavirus death toll in the world after the British government published new figures Wednesday that include deaths outside of hospitals. Before the ONS figures were ...

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Canadian military helicopter reported missing while operating in Mediterranean

Canadian military helicopter reported missing while operating in Mediterranean

A search and rescue mission is underway. "Contact was lost with the aircraft as it was participating in Allied exercises off the coast of Greece", it added in a tweet . While the navy has recalled ...

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Coronavirus was not created artificially, said the USA intelligence

Coronavirus was not created artificially, said the USA intelligence

Trump addressed the accidental-release theory earlier this month, saying, "More and more, we're hearing the story". "We don't know precisely where this virus originated from". Finding the source is i...

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Rep. Justin Amash is running for president

Justin Amash , I-Mich., would hurt former Vice President Joe Biden's electoral prospects if he ran as a third-party presidential candidate. "I like him even more than Jill Stein!" Trump wrote , ref...

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President Trump on Gen. Michael Flynn, Roger Stone

President Trump on Gen. Michael Flynn, Roger Stone

The documents referenced by Grassley were provided by the Justice Department as part of a re-examination of Flynn's case. "The FBI is closing the investigation". Flynn's supporters, however, ha...

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Boris Johnson says the United Kingdom is 'past the peak' of the coronavirus

Boris Johnson says the United Kingdom is 'past the peak' of the coronavirus

The government has been criticized for failing to catch most cases of COVID-19 and now says wide-scale testing will be key to controlling the virus and lifting the restrictions on business and daily l...

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Coronavirus death toll reaches more than 26,000

Coronavirus death toll reaches more than 26,000

According to an AFP tally from official sources at 1300 GMT (5pm UAE) on Wednesday, Britain has now leapfrogged the tolls in France and Spain and is the second-worst affected country in Europe , ...

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Kim Jong Un could be stationed according to satellite images of boats

Kim Jong Un could be stationed according to satellite images of boats

Kim has not been seen in public for weeks, prompting speculation that he died during a cardiovascular operation. "We don't have any information to report today, we're watching it closely", Pompeo t...

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Family names Canadian sailor killed in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation helicopter crash

Family names Canadian sailor killed in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation helicopter crash

In a Facebook post, Shane Cowbrough confirmed that his daughter Abbigail was among the victims. In a statement, the military says the "developing situation" involves one of its CH-148 Cyclone helico...

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