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Dutch coronavirus cases pass 10,000 -health authorities

38 seconds ago   |   National Post

AMSTERDAM - The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the Netherlands passed 10,000 on Sunday, health authorities said, adding that the rise in deaths and hospitalizations...
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Week In Politics: President Trump's Response To The Coronavirus Crisis

12 minutes ago   |   NPR

Donald Trump seems reluctant to fully exercise the powers of the presidency, even though he has touted them in the past.
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Belly dancer keeps Tunisians entertained through coronavirus lockdown

18 minutes ago   |   National Post

TUNIS - Tunisians stuck inside through a coronavirus lockdown have in large numbers been watching a spangly-costumed actress belly dancing in her living room with the message...
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In China, walled up Wuhan awaits life beyond the barricades

18 minutes ago   |   National Post

WUHAN - The bright yellow barricades snake through the streets of Wuhan,dividing up the epicenter of China's coronavirus outbreak into segments that can be easily monitored for...
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Coronavirus makes it harder for campaigns to ask for money

28 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - White House candidates aren't usually bashful about asking supporters for money. But as the coronavirus upends everyday life, inundating hospitals, tanking...
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Modi seeks ‘forgiveness' from India's poor over coronavirus lockdown

34 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

MUMBAI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the nation's poor for forgiveness on Sunday, as the economic and human toll from his 21-day nationwide lockdown deepens and...
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‘He's Going to Do Whatever He Wants'

‘He's Going to Do Whatever He Wants'

46 minutes ago   |   Politico

Lynchburg, Virginia, isn't a stereotypical college town. It isn't politically liberal. It doesn't have the crunchy affect of an Ann Arbor or even a Charlottesville. But even...
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No, Politics Won't Take a Break for the Virus

No, Politics Won't Take a Break for the Virus

1 hour ago   |   Politico

“This is unbelievable!” yelled Maine's Susan Collins earlier this week when she was temporarily blocked from speaking on the Senate floor about the massive stimulus...
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Home becomes school and workplace as students switch to online learning

1 hour ago   |   National Post

Spring break is over in most of Canada but provincial governments and teachers' unions are still trying to figure out how learning will resume at home, which for many parents...
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Egypt's banks told to limit withdrawals and deposits

1 hour ago   |   National Post

CAIRO - Egyptian banks have been instructed to apply temporary limits on daily withdrawals and deposits in a move seemingly designed to control inflation and hoarding as...
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Residents of New York, New Jersey & Connecticut urged to avoid all...

Residents of New York, New Jersey & Connecticut urged to avoid all ‘non-essential' travel for 14 days - advisory

Citing “extensive community transmission” of the coronavirus in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, a newly-issued domestic travel advisory has called on the residents to... Read more ...

Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be...

Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be a 'federal declaration of war'

"It would be chaos and mayhem," Cuomo said. Read more ...

President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

The president said he was considering some type of enforceable quarantine to prevent people in New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut from traveling. Read more ...

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What, really, is essential? It's a question countries across the world are asking, and their answers are telling. Read more ...

Facing Likely Defeat, Bernie Sanders' Campaign Found A New Cause

Facing Likely Defeat, Bernie Sanders' Campaign Found A New Cause

It looked like Sanders was about to drop out of the Democratic primary, until the coronovairus crisis gave his agenda a boost and turned his campaign into a relief drive. But... Read more ...

Knicks owner, MSG chairman James Dolan has coronavirus

Knicks owner, MSG chairman James Dolan has coronavirus

James Dolan, the executive chairman of Madison Square Garden Company and owner of the New York Knicks, has tested positive for the coronavirus. Read more ...

China warns imported cases raise risk of NEW WAVE of Covid-19 infections

China warns imported cases raise risk of NEW WAVE of Covid-19 infections

The growing number of coronavirus cases arriving in China from abroad have increased the likelihood of a second outbreak in the country, according to health officials. "China... Read more ...

DeSantis supports Trump's plan to quarantine New York

DeSantis supports Trump's plan to quarantine New York

TALLAHASSEE - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Saturday said he would support plans by President Donald Trump to quarantine New York City in an effort to stop the spread of... Read more ...

Pyongyang fires 2 short-range ballistic missiles into Sea of Japan - South...

Pyongyang fires 2 short-range ballistic missiles into Sea of Japan - South Korea military

North Korea has reportedly conducted a new missile test, launching two projectiles off its eastern coast that fell into the Sea of Japan, the South Korean military reports. The... Read more ...

The US coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just 2 days

The US coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just 2 days

The United States' death toll for the novel coronavirus has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just two days. As of Saturday evening, there were 122,666 coronavirus cases across the... Read more ...