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Iran confronts coronavirus amid a ‘battle between science and conspiracy theories'

3 hours ago   |   Science Mag

Sanctions, distrust and misinformation hamper pandemic response
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Iran Defends Its COVID-19 Response, Citing Economic Concerns

5 hours ago   |   Time

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's president on Sunday lashed out at criticism of the country's lagging response to the worst coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East, saying the government...
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Saudi intercepts missiles in attacks claimed by Yemen's Houthis

6 hours ago   |   National Post

RIYADH - Saudi Arabia said its air defenses intercepted two ballistic missiles on Saturday night in an attack that Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group on Sunday said they had...
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Iran's coronavirus death toll reaches 2,640

6 hours ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

DUBAI - Iran's coronavirus death toll has risen to 2,640, a health ministry official said on Sunday, as the Middle East's worst-hit country grapples with the fast-spreading...
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Quarantine's hit Messi hard! French TV station uses picture of Lionel lookalike in coronavirus news bulletin blunder

Quarantine's hit Messi hard! French TV station uses picture of Lionel lookalike in coronavirus news bulletin blunder

7 hours ago   |   RT

A French TV station had an embarrassing blunder when they used an image of a Lionel Messi doppleganger in a news report about famous sports stars making charitable donations to...
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Iran's death toll from coronavirus reaches 2,640 - health official

10 hours ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

DUBAI - Iran's death toll from the coronavirus has risen to 2,640 and the number of infected people has reached 38,309, a health ministry official tweeted on Sunday, as the...
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Saudi Arabia intercepts two missiles fired by Yemen's Houthis

15 hours ago   |   National Post

CAIRO - Saudi Arabian air defenses intercepted two ballistic missiles on Saturday night launched by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi group towards Riyadh and the city of Jizan, the...
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U.S. coronavirus hotspots grow as Italy passes 10,000 deaths

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

By KAT STAFFORD and MARTHA IRVINE DETROIT - As the United States led the world with confirmed coronavirus cases, cities such as Detroit, Chicago and New Orleans grew as...
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U.S. hotspots grow as virus cases surpass 620,000 globally

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

By KAT STAFFORD and MARTHA IRVINE DETROIT - As confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States led the world - with more than 105,000 infections - cities such as Detroit...
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Athletics-Iran Olympic discus trailblazer Hadadi has coronavirus

1 day ago   |   National Post

Ehsan Hadadi, Iran's first Olympic track and field medallist, has tested positive for coronavirus, World Athletics reported on Saturday.
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‘Up to 200,000 DEATHS': Trump health chief Fauci predicts MILLIONS of...

‘Up to 200,000 DEATHS': Trump health chief Fauci predicts MILLIONS of Covid-19 cases in US

President Trump's Covid-19 czar Dr. Anthony Fauci has issued a dire coronavirus prediction: “Millions of cases,” and “100,000 to 200,000” deaths in the US. More than 2,200... Read more ...

Treasury Secretary says Americans can expect stimulus checks to be direct...

Treasury Secretary says Americans can expect stimulus checks to be direct deposited within 3 weeks

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Fauci says coronavirus deaths in US could top 100,000

Fauci says coronavirus deaths in US could top 100,000

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Gov. DeWine calls on Trump to urge FDA to approve sterilization of masks in Ohio

Gov. DeWine calls on Trump to urge FDA to approve sterilization of masks in Ohio

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New York State coronavirus cases hit nearly 60,000, death toll reaches 1,000

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Nearly 60,000 coronavirus cases and 1,000 deaths have now been documented across New York State, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday, as he extended the closure of non-essential... Read more ...

CA State Parks close vehicle access to all 280 sites as visitation surges

CA State Parks close vehicle access to all 280 sites as visitation surges

Officials with California State Parks announced Sunday they would be closing vehicle access to all 280 sites due to a surge of visitations amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more ...

38 new COVID-19 cases, 1 additional death reported by IDPH Sunday

38 new COVID-19 cases, 1 additional death reported by IDPH Sunday

The Iowa Department of Public Health reported 38 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19 Sunday. Read more ...

CDC issues travel advisory for New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

CDC issues travel advisory for New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

The CDC said this advisory does not apply to employees of critical infrastructure industries, including but not limited to trucking, public health professionals, financial... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi: Trump's Slow Response To Coronavirus Pandemic Was 'Deadly'

Nancy Pelosi: Trump's Slow Response To Coronavirus Pandemic Was 'Deadly'

“As the president fiddles, people are dying,” the House speaker said. Read more ...

Tokyo Olympics: Signs suggest summer dates in 2021 for games

Tokyo Olympics: Signs suggest summer dates in 2021 for games

TOKYO - Tokyo Olympic organizers seem to be leaning away from starting the rescheduled games in the spring of 2021. More and more the signs point toward the summer of 2021. Read more ...