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New Zealand On Alert After 4 Cases Of COVID-19 Emerge From An Unknown Source

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The cases came after 102 days with no community spread. The four are members of the same family. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a 3-day period of higher restrictions due to the new cluster.
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New Zealand's 102-day ‘coronavirus-free' status ends as Auckland back in lockdown after 4 new cases emerge

New Zealand's 102-day ‘coronavirus-free' status ends as Auckland back in lockdown after 4 new cases emerge

1 month ago   |   By RT

Authorities in New Zealand said on Tuesday they were shutting down the largest city, Auckland, after four new coronavirus cases were discovered.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Auckland would move to level-three restriction from noon on Wednesday as a “precautionary approach.” People should stay away from work and school, and gatherings of more than 10 people would again be restricted. The curbs would be applied for three days until Friday.
“This is something we have prepared for,” Ardern told reporters, adding that the source of the virus was unknown.
“We have had a 102 days and it was...
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Prostitution charges against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft dropped

Prostitution charges against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft dropped

Florida prosecutors on Thursday dropped solicitation charges against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft after a court voted to dismiss video evidence. Read more ...

WBAL-TV marks 231st anniversary of First Amendment

WBAL-TV marks 231st anniversary of First Amendment

WBAL-TV is acknowledging the anniversary of the landmark Sept. 25, 1789, milestone in the life of the First Amendment. Read more ...

As 21 states report a rise in new COVID-19 cases, CDC chief says more than...

As 21 states report a rise in new COVID-19 cases, CDC chief says more than 90% of Americans remain susceptible

Nationwide, the U.S. is averaging more than 43,000 new cases per day - about double what the country was averaging back in June when lockdown restrictions were easing. Read more ...

Man accused of breaking into Miller Park wanted to 'write his name in...

Man accused of breaking into Miller Park wanted to 'write his name in cursive with the tractor'

The man accused of breaking into Miller Park on June 2 and damaging the field told police he was "going to try to write his name in cursive with the tractor tires, but it moved... Read more ...

McConnell, Pelosi dispute Trump, vow peaceful power transfer

McConnell, Pelosi dispute Trump, vow peaceful power transfer

Congressional leaders, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are pushing back after President Donald Trump declined to commit to a... Read more ...

Massachusetts man dies from eating too much black licorice, doctors say

Massachusetts man dies from eating too much black licorice, doctors say

Doctors say the man was eating a bag and a half of black licorice every day for a few weeks. Read more ...

Prosecutors drop sex-for-cash case against Patriots owner Robert Kraft

Prosecutors drop sex-for-cash case against Patriots owner Robert Kraft

The sex-for-cash case against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been dropped, Florida court documents confirm. Read more ...

Trump unveils health care plan, signs order protecting preexisting conditions

Trump unveils health care plan, signs order protecting preexisting conditions

President Trump outlined his long-awaited health care plan on Thursday, signing a series of executive orders protecting Americans with preexisting conditions, ending surprise... Read more ...

2 Louisville officers shot during protest over Breonna Taylor decision

2 Louisville officers shot during protest over Breonna Taylor decision

Hours after a Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for Breonna Taylor's death and protesters took to the streets, authorities said two officers were... Read more ...

‘Vote him out', ‘Honor her wish': Protesters chant as Donald Trump pays...

‘Vote him out', ‘Honor her wish': Protesters chant as Donald Trump pays respect to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

US President Donald Trump was loudly booed as he paid his respects to late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, as calls intensify for him to hold off on nominating a... Read more ...