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UK to speed up coronavirus testing as criticism grows

1 hour ago   |   National Post

LONDON - Britain's government said on Wednesday it would ramp up the number of coronavirus tests amid widespread criticism that it was doing far too few, as ministers suggested...
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‘Star Wars' actor Andrew Jack dead at 76 due to coronavirus

‘Star Wars' actor Andrew Jack dead at 76 due to coronavirus

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

Star Wars actor and dialect coach Andrew Jack is dead at age 76 due to complications from coronavirus, his agent confirmed. He is one of many celebrities who have succumb to...
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‘Star Wars' Actor Andrew Jack Dies of Coronavirus at 76 in Britain

11 hours ago   |   Time

SYDNEY - Star Wars actor Andrew Jack has died in Britain as a result of the coronavirus, his agent said on Wednesday. He was 76. The actor, who also worked as a dialect coach...
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Initial delivery of UK-made Penlon ventilators will be 30 units - Daily Mail

15 hours ago   |   National Post

LONDON - Britain's health service will receive 30 ventilators next week in the first batch manufactured by a consortium of businesses, the Daily Mail reported, after the...
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UK says hundreds of ventilators could follow first batch

15 hours ago   |   National Post

LONDON - Hundreds more ventilators ordered by Britain from businesses and approved by health regulators could be ready following the delivery of an initial batch at the...
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Britain's Tesco recruits 35,000 workers to get through coronavirus crisis

17 hours ago   |   Reuters

Britain's biggest retailer Tesco said on Tuesday it had recruited 35,000 additional workers in the last 10 days to help get it through the coronavirus emergency, which has...
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Prince Harry and Meghan Start Their New Chapter

20 hours ago   |   Time

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan officially make the transition Tuesday from senior members of Britain's royal family to - well, it's unclear. International celebrities...
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UK sets out advice on clinical trials due to coronavirus outbreak

22 hours ago   |   National Post

LONDON - Britain on Tuesday said those carrying out phase-1 clinical trials needed to have a risk assessment in place in response to the coronavirus outbreak or they could be...
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UK police criticized for overzealous lockdown response

1 day ago   |   National Post

LONDON - Some British police might have gone a "little too far," a minister said on Tuesday after warnings some forces were turning Britain into a police state by abusing...
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Prince Harry and Meghan Scale Down Their Royal P.R. Machine

1 day ago   |   NY Times

With little fanfare, the couple transferred control of their brand to advisers in Los Angeles, their new home.
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McConnell: Impeachment 'diverted attention' from coronavirus

McConnell: Impeachment 'diverted attention' from coronavirus

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Trump's impeachment trial distracted the government from paying attention to the novel coronavirus. Read more ...

What you need to do to get your government stimulus check

What you need to do to get your government stimulus check

Married couples filing joint returns will receive the full payment - $2,400 - if their adjusted gross income, which is what you report on your taxes, is under $150,000. Read more ...

Journalist Chris Cuomo diagnosed with coronavirus

Journalist Chris Cuomo diagnosed with coronavirus

The CNN anchor and brother of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that he is self-quarantined in his basement. Read more ...

White House Reveals Its Latest Death Projection

White House Reveals Its Latest Death Projection

The White House on Tuesday projected 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the US from the coronavirus pandemic if current social distancing guidelines are maintained. President Trump... Read more ...

NFL team owners vote to expand playoffs to 14 teams

NFL team owners vote to expand playoffs to 14 teams

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A look at Selena's legacy, 25 years after her murder

A look at Selena's legacy, 25 years after her murder

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Fire at Bronx apartment building kills 4

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Under Armour begins making medical face masks

Under Armour begins making medical face masks

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Lakers players symptom-free after two-week COVID-19 quarantine

Lakers players symptom-free after two-week COVID-19 quarantine

The Los Angeles Lakers squad has been given the all-clear amid the COVID-19 crisis. Read more ...

6.5-magnitude earthquake tumbles Idaho

6.5-magnitude earthquake tumbles Idaho

BOISE, Idaho - An earthquake struck north of Boise Tuesday evening, with people across a large area reporting shaking. The U.S. Geological Survey reports the magnitude 6.5... Read more ...