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NZ's Ardern says budget to focus on creating jobs, stimulating economy

NZ's Ardern says budget to focus on creating jobs, stimulating economy

Our four-legged friends need to abide by the same rule as humans, Dr Ashley Bloomfield confirmed. There are again no new cases of Covid-19 ahead of New Zealand moving to alert level 2 tomorrow a...

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World Health Organization urges vigilance to hold hard-won anti-virus gains

World Health Organization urges vigilance to hold hard-won anti-virus gains

World Health Organization director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told the same briefing that lifting restrictions was "complex and difficult" and that the "slow, steady lifting of lockdowns" was ...

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5 killed in Russian Federation hospital fire

5 killed in Russian Federation hospital fire

A source told news agency Interfax that the fire broke out in one of the ventilators. The emergency ministry told the RIA news agency that the blaze erupted in a patient's room, without providin...

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WHO denies report of pressure to withhold information

WHO denies report of pressure to withhold information

According to the report, which was obtained by German newspaper Der Spiegel , Chinese President Xi Jinping asked WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom in January to suppress the truth about COVID-19. "...

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President Trump: 'No interest' in renegotiating Phase One trade deal with China

President Trump: 'No interest' in renegotiating Phase One trade deal with China

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday (May 11) he opposed renegotiating the U.S. China trade deal. China's investment in the US peaked in 2016 amid a rush of ambitious overseas deals. China is ...

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National Hurricane Center issues special tropical weather outlook for Atlantic

The good news? Meteorologists say the system is not a threat to Florida . While the Atlantic hurricane season doesn't officially begin for another three weeks, there is a possibility of a system dev...

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Winston Peters not concerned about blowback from China after supporting Taiwan

The proposal was supported by New Zealand, Canada, Australia , and Germany, but China disparaged the claim , saying that those supporting it "severely violate the one-China principle". Tedros should...

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VP Pence keeping distance from White House staff

VP Pence keeping distance from White House staff

The order applies to the West Wing of the White House , it is understood. US President Donald Trump on Monday hailed coronavirus testing efforts as the best in the world, but abruptly ended his R...

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'Trump Death Clock' in New York counts preventable US Covid-19 deaths

'Trump Death Clock' in New York counts preventable US Covid-19 deaths

As the United States nears 80,000 COVID-19 deaths, President Trump enthusiastically claimed Monday that things are looking "much better" in terms of the coronavirus pandemic, with "numbers" - presum...

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Trump ends press briefing after clashing with reporters

Trump ends press briefing after clashing with reporters

Jiang asked Trump, who wasn't wearing a mask, "Why is this a global competition to you if every day Americans are still losing their lives and we are still seeing more cases every day?" Jiang, an As...

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Coronavirus: Economy is reopening, L.A. County cases rising

Coronavirus: Economy is reopening, L.A. County cases rising

But as the L.A. Times reported, rural counties that have seen relatively few cases are likely to be able to meet those benchmarks more quickly than urban counties. We'll keep you posted on the COVID...

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Neighbor says he's 'not proud' of filming Ahmaud Arbery shooting

Neighbor says he's 'not proud' of filming Ahmaud Arbery shooting

The new video, which appears to have been captured by a home security camera near the scene of the shooting, shows a man believed to be Arbery walking down a street before walking into the garage of a...

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Trump seeks Supreme Court's help to keep tax records hidden

Trump seeks Supreme Court's help to keep tax records hidden

Douglas Letter, general counsel for the U.S. House of Representatives, told the high court the lawmakers' subpoena is lawful so long as it is relevant to a conceivable legislative objective. "It could...

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Acting intelligence chief has declassified names of Obama officials who 'unmasked' Flynn

Acting intelligence chief has declassified names of Obama officials who 'unmasked' Flynn

Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham has said he wants to hear from former FBI Director James Comey and former FBI Deputy Director Andre McCabe during the summer. Former Vice President Joe Biden was ...

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COVID-19 tests now available for all Georgians

COVID-19 tests now available for all Georgians

The Georgia Department of Public Health reached its goal of testing 100,000 individuals in 10 days, but the state is still behind on mass testing. April 30, Kemp lifted the shelter-in-place orde...

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Australian man arrested more than 30 years after homophobic murder

Australian man arrested more than 30 years after homophobic murder

Following extensive investigations, Strike Force Welsford detectives arrested a 49-year-old man at Lane Cove about 8.30am today (Tuesday 12 May 2020), before executing a search warrant at a nearby hom...

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About 136000 people in England now infected with COVID-19

About 136000 people in England now infected with COVID-19

However the Care Quality Commission also collects information about people dying in care homes and in the week ending 8th May, the CQC is reporting 171 deaths suggesting the numbers are rising again. ...

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Brazil surpasses 10,000 coronavirus deaths

The pandemic has killed nearly 283,000 people worldwide, with more than 4.1 million infections to date, while recoveries have topped 1.41 million, according to figures compiled by the US' Johns Hopkin...

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Coronavirus: Johnson's call to return to work 'recipe for chaos'

Coronavirus: Johnson's call to return to work 'recipe for chaos'

After hearing Prime Minister Boris Johnson's most recent and " ambigious " address to the United Kingdom in regards to an update on its COVID-19 lockdown situation, Little Britain star and comedia...

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Lockdown 4.0 will have new form, new rules: PM Modi

Lockdown 4.0 will have new form, new rules: PM Modi

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is expected to announce an economic stimulus package worth Rs 3 lakh crore this week. India's self-reliance will be based on five pillars - economy, infrastruc...

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Supreme Court divided over Trump tax, bank records

Supreme Court divided over Trump tax, bank records

Trump did not release his tax returns during the 2016 election and has not done so since then, despite promising that he would. President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on May 1. "The subpoenas ...

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FLASHBACK: Trump Twice Told a Reporter in 2019 to 'Ask China'

FLASHBACK: Trump Twice Told a Reporter in 2019 to 'Ask China'

United States President Donald Trump ended his press briefing on the Covid-19 situation in the country abruptly on Monday after sparring with two journalists. "Why does it matter?" The president t...

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White House Ramps Up Effort to Contain Coronavirus After Staffers Test Positive

White House Ramps Up Effort to Contain Coronavirus After Staffers Test Positive

Jeb Bush at the state level. "It's not a one-sided thing, believe it or not", Trump said without elaborating. Trump has been resistant to wearing a mask himself and has not put one on in public, t...

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China warns of countermeasures to new U.S

China warns of countermeasures to new U.S

The U.S. flag flies over shipping cranes and containers after a report said the United States and China are close to reaching a major trade deal that would see both sides lower some of the tariffs imp...

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China says suspended imports of beef products from four Australian firms

China says suspended imports of beef products from four Australian firms

Last month Australia called for an independent global inquiry into the origin of the coronavirus just a few days after China floated putting an 80 percent tariff on Australia's barley shipments. Austr...

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Irish People Flying To UK Won't Have To Go Into Quarantine

Irish People Flying To UK Won't Have To Go Into Quarantine

Like leaders in Scotland and Wales, Northern Ireland's regional government said now is not the time to lift stay-home restrictions, contrary to Johnson encouraging some people to return to work this w...

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Elon Musk becomes champion of defying virus stay-home orders

Elon Musk becomes champion of defying virus stay-home orders

Following Musk's statement, Alameda County's office of emergency services said Tesla was only allowed to maintain "minimum basic operations" until officials approve a plan and that it expected a p...

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Police in Maryland Release Footage of Fatal Police Shooting

Police in Maryland Release Footage of Fatal Police Shooting

In the video, Sgt. Cohen is shown exiting his patrol auto in the 1500 block of Hadden Manor Court before drawing and aiming his weapon at a suspect identified as Finan H. The police officer was sai...

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C says ‘essential’ that all students, staff download Aarogya Setu

C says ‘essential’ that all students, staff download Aarogya Setu

This data was later used to alert those persons who may have come in contact with the people who tested positive. Since its launch on April 2 this year, over 96 million people have registered ...

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Canadian student named first black valedictorian in Princeton University's history

Canadian student named first black valedictorian in Princeton University's history

He is officially the private Ivy League's research university's first black valedictorian in their 274-year-old history, Princeton University announced on their website. At Princeton, 419 of the 5...

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White House economic experts expect increase in unemployment rate

White House economic experts expect increase in unemployment rate

The so-called "phase four" coronavirus-related relief package is now in the works in Congress, after many businesses across the country were forced to shut down and more than 20 million Americans lost...

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U.S. officer uses 'take-down' on woman who refused mask

U.S. officer uses 'take-down' on woman who refused mask

Alabama's stay-at-home order only recommends - not requires - residents to wear face coverings while out in public. The woman now faces charges of resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, criminal tre...

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Santa Cruz surfer killed in shark attack identified as local board shaper

Santa Cruz surfer killed in shark attack identified as local board shaper

Posting a picture of Ben with his surf board, friend Johnny Brewer said: 'BK had one of the biggest hearts and you'll be missed brother. In 1984, a 16-foot great white shark killed a man at Pigeon P...

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Trump escalates feud with Obama, insists ex-president was involved in ‘crime’

Trump escalates feud with Obama, insists ex-president was involved in ‘crime’

When pressed for details, the commander in chief told a Washington Post reporter, "You know the crime". "The biggest political crime in American history, by far!" Another tweet simply read, " OB...

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Trump BLASTS CBS reporter, tells her to 'Go ask China'

Trump BLASTS CBS reporter, tells her to 'Go ask China'

President Donald Trump respond after inquiring why he was saying "Don't ask me, ask China that question" to her after she asked him why he considers coronavirus testing a "global competition" during...

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