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Kentucky governor vetoes voter ID bill 2020-04-03 18:45:03FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday vetoed a bill pushed by Republican lawmakers to require Kentucky residents to show a gove

Boris Johnson, UK prime minister, still in isolation 2020-04-03 13:09:00U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday he will stay in isolation because he is still feeling the effects of his coronavirus infection. "I stil

UN chief: Cease-fire appeal backed by parties in 2020-04-03 12:23:27UNITED NATIONS (AP) - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday that warring parties in 11 countries have responded positively to his appeal

Settlement reached in Florida dispute over college voting 2020-04-03 10:27:20TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida officials agreed to allow early voting sites back on college campuses, under an agreement announced Friday, a develop

From Washington, Spanish, Italian ambassadors see tragedy and 2020-04-03 10:07:00It's hard to watch their countries get ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic from across the ocean, but the top diplomats from Spain and Italy in Washi

Cuban docs fighting coronavirus around world, defying US 2020-04-03 10:00:46HAVANA (AP) - For two years the Trump administration has been trying to stamp out one of Cuba’s signature programs __ state-employed medical wor

As Africa locks down, some deliveries of aid 2020-04-03 09:12:14JOHANNESBURG (AP) - More than half of Africa’s 54 countries have closed their land, air and sea borders to fight the spread of the coronavirus,

Scramble for virus supplies strains global solidarity 2020-04-03 08:45:37ROME (AP) - San Marino needed medical masks. Badly. The tiny republic, wedged next to two of Italy’s hardest-hit provinces in the COVID-19 outb

Anthony Fauci: The world should pressure China to 2020-04-03 08:38:35Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Friday the world should demand that China shut down the wet

Prince Charles opens new London hospital for coronavirus 2020-04-03 08:07:30LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles remotely opened a temporary hospital for COVID-19 patients at London's main exhibition center Friday th

Prague removes monument to WWII Soviet commander 2020-04-03 06:01:43PRAGUE (AP) - A district in the Czech capital, Prague, went on Friday ahead with a plan to remove the statue of a Soviet World War II commander. The R

Europe's hospitals bow under the weight of coronavirus 2020-04-03 01:41:17MADRID (AP) — Setting up makeshift ICU wards in libraries and conference centers, embattled European medical workers strained Friday to save tho

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Trump fires watchdog who handled whistleblower complaint that 2020-04-03 22:50:06Trump informed the Senate intelligence committee Friday of his decision to fire Michael Atkinson, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Pre

Recovery search underway for Kennedy Townsend's daughter, grandson 2020-04-03 16:33:33Authorities were searching for the daughter and a grandson of former Maryland lieutenant governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend on Friday after a canoe th

UN chief warns of 'COVID-19 storm' for warring 2020-04-03 13:49:53UN secretary general Antonio Guterres said Friday that warring parties in 11 countries have responded positively to his appeal for a global ceasefire

Prince Charles opens new London hospital for coronavirus 2020-04-03 11:19:24Prince Charles on Friday remotely opened the new Nightingale Hospital at London's main exhibition and conference centre, a temporary facility that wi

Trump recommends face masks to stem COVID-19, though 2020-04-03 11:00:39The new guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention encourages people, especially in areas hit hard by the spread of the coronav

3M faces pressure from Trump order to stop 2020-04-03 10:19:51Medical device manufacturer 3M says it is under pressure from the White House to stop exporting N95 masks it currently produces in the United States t

Google data shines light on whether coronavirus lockdowns 2020-04-03 09:09:33Google has published charts showing how the coronavirus has affected people's mobility worldwide, using "Location History" from users's phone

U.S. economy lost jobs in March for 1st 2020-04-03 09:05:49The U.S. economy lost 701,000 jobs in March, and the jobless rate spiked by almost a full percentage point to 4.4 per cent. The data released Friday,

Peru, Panama to quarantine men, women on separate 2020-04-03 08:35:37On Thursday, Peru and Panama started limiting the times men and women can leave their homes in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandem

Neiman Marcus may seek bankruptcy protection 2020-04-03 07:38:08Neiman Marcus Group is stepping up preparations to seek bankruptcy protection, after the coronavirus pandemic forced the debt-laden U.S. luxury depart

U.S. Navy now says commander who sounded COVID-19 2020-04-03 05:57:00The fired commander of a U.S. aircraft carrier that suffered a coronavirus outbreak will not be thrown out of the navy but rather reassigned, acting U

Canadian passengers on virus-stricken Coral Princess cruise ship 2020-04-03 04:00:00Canadian passengers on the Coral Princess cruise ship nearing Fort Lauderdale, Fla., worry how they’ll get home after at least a dozen COVID-19

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Republicans think guns are essential during the coronavirus 2020-04-03 17:19:16A handful of states have tried to suspend access to all abortions, wrongly claiming they are not 'immediately medically necessary.'

Attempts for Middle East ceasefires amid the coronavirus 2020-04-03 16:15:42Calls for coronavirus ceasefires have not halted Middle East battles

Malaria drugs aren't the only ones on the 2020-04-03 14:42:29Treating patients with "moderate" COVID-19 is a way to stop the disease from progressing to a severe stage that would require mechanical ventilation

Will New York rebound from the coronavirus pandemic? 2020-04-03 12:20:37Business owners say the recovery will be harder and longer than the one that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

Why China's wildlife ban is not enough to 2020-04-02 20:19:50China's multibillion-dollar wildlife industry is driven by corporate interests and traditional Chinese medicine companies whose animal-based remedies

U.S. stops issuing passports except in emergencies 2020-04-02 20:17:52State Department says it is curtailing passport services over coronavirus pandemic

Trump administration ended pandemic early-warning program to detect 2020-04-02 19:35:08The program had worked with labs in Wuhan, China, and around the world to detect deadly viruses that could jump from animals to humans.

In Louisiana, coronavirus death toll mounts 2020-04-02 19:18:51Cases spiked Thursday, especially in New Orleans; the governor warned they could soon run out of hospital beds and ventilators.

Asian countries impose new restrictions as coronavirus cases 2020-04-02 18:28:17After appearing to have the virus under control, Singapore, Vietnam and Hong Kong are imposing new controls as COVID-19 infections continue to rise.

Blood centers begin collecting coronavirus antibodies from COVID-19 2020-04-02 13:43:06Blood centers are ramping up efforts to collect plasma from people who recovered from COVID-19 in hopes their coronavirus antibodies could save lives.

A record 6.6 million Americans seek jobless aid 2020-04-02 08:37:51The job cuts are mounting against the backdrop of economies in the United States and abroad that have almost certainly sunk into a severe recession.

She's the most prominent woman in Canada and 2020-04-02 06:00:15Chrystia Freeland has been called Canada's 'minister of everything,' in charge of the country's battle against the coronavirus and designated as P

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Number of coronavirus intensive care patients in Italy New! 2020-04-04 15:22:18Italy reported its lowest daily rise in COVID-19 deaths for nearly two weeks on Saturday and said the number of patients in intensive care had fallen

Help in coronavirus crisis should come from European New! 2020-04-04 15:16:15Help to euro zone members struggling under the weight of the coronavirus crisis should come from the European level, European Central Bank board membe

UK coronavirus death rate to stay high top New! 2020-04-04 15:14:47High fatalities from the coronavirus will continue in the United Kingdom for at least another week or two even if people comply with stringent isolati

5G coronavirus conspiracy theory is dangerous fake nonsense, New! 2020-04-04 15:14:47A conspiracy theory that links 5G mobile telecommunications masts to the spread of the novel coronavirus is dangerous fake news and completely false,

UK PM Johnson's pregnant fiance had COVID-19 symptoms New! 2020-04-04 15:07:12Carrie Symonds, the pregnant fiance of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, said she had spent the past week in bed with symptoms of the novel corona

UK extends condolences to family of 5-year-old who New! 2020-04-04 15:07:12British Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove said his thoughts went out to the family of a 5-year-old child who died in hospital after being infected

Some plateauing of London coronavirus outbreak, UK says New! 2020-04-04 15:07:12It will take a week or two before Britain's social distancing measures start to translate into lower hospitalization rates but there has been a bit o

Britain secures 300 new ventilators from China New! 2020-04-04 15:07:12Britain took delivery of 300 ventilators from China on Saturday and more will start being produced soon by a consortium of aerospace, engineering and

Mexican tequila makers, unlike brewers, plan to keep New! 2020-04-04 15:04:17Mexican tequila makers have sought to dispel concerns that their exports to the United States will dry up, after two large brewers in the country susp

Dubai imposes two-week lockdown as Gulf states step New! 2020-04-04 15:02:51Dubai imposed a two-week lockdown Saturday night and Saudi Arabia sealed off parts of the Red Sea city of Jeddah as Gulf states tightened measures in

Iran warns of coronavirus surge after many ignore New! 2020-04-04 14:55:03A senior Iranian health official said the greater Tehran area may face a coronavirus resurgence after many residents flouted advisories to stay home,

Sweden's liberal pandemic strategy questioned as Stockholm death New! 2020-04-04 14:42:29A spike in novel coronavirus infections and deaths in Stockholm has raised questions about Sweden's decision to fight the outbreak without resorting

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In New York state, total coronavirus deaths surpass New! 2020-04-04 15:18:10Coronavirus-related illnesses killed 630 people in the last day in New York state, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday, in the bleakest 24 hours ye

France reports fewer coronavirus hospital deaths in most New! 2020-04-04 14:04:45France on Saturday reported 441 coronavirus hospital deaths in 24 hours, lower than the record number of 588 recorded the previous day.

Italy reports first drop in number of coronavirus New! 2020-04-04 12:51:24The number of coronavirus patients in intensive care in Italy fell for the first time, the civil protection authority said on Saturday, while the coun

US allies denounce country’s strong-arm tactics to procure New! 2020-04-04 11:55:03From Europe to South America, U.S. allies are complaining about the superpower's "Wild West" tactics in outbidding or blocking shipments to buyers

Lifting lockdown: France looks ahead to options for New! 2020-04-04 11:10:00Countries hit hard by the coronavirus are watching for a flattening of the curve to indicate the fight to tame the pandemic is gaining ground.&nb

Coronavirus travel bans force African elites to rely New! 2020-04-04 10:21:48The coronavirus pandemic could narrow one gaping inequality in Africa, where some heads of state and other elite jet off to Europe or Asia for health

Week in Review: Cyberattacks capitalise on the virus New! 2020-04-04 10:01:34As much of the world remains on lockdown, FRANCE 24 takes a look at the rise in cyberattacks as nations struggle to deal with a health emergency; the

Spain reports second consecutive drop in daily coronavirus New! 2020-04-04 08:59:58Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will ask parliament to extend lockdown measures by 15 more days until April 25, as the daily pace of new cor

Knife attack leaves two dead, several wounded in New! 2020-04-04 07:27:35A Sudanese refugee went on a knife rampage in a town in southeastern France on Saturday, killing two people in what is being treated as a terrorist at

Centre-left Keir Starmer replaces Jeremy Corbyn as Labour New! 2020-04-04 06:31:57Britain's main opposition Labour Party named Keir Starmer, a former director of public prosecutions who opposed the country's exit from the European

Trump and Macron urge increased cooperation on coronavirus New! 2020-04-04 04:43:17US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Friday urged top-level UN talks on the coronavirus crisis, with France pushing

Trump fires intelligence watchdog who triggered impeachment process New! 2020-04-04 01:41:58U.S. President Donald Trump notified Congress on Friday that he is firing the inspector general of the U.S. intelligence community who was involved in

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‘We need the masks, we don't want other New! 2020-04-04 17:42:00 Addressing the accusations of ‘modern piracy’ for diverting shipments of vital protective masks from its allies in Germany, France and Ca

Zoom privacy debacle shows the danger of our New! 2020-04-04 17:32:00 Security vulnerabilities video conferencing app Zoom have revealed the danger of putting blind faith in big tech’s coronavirus solutions. Zoom

‘Democrats make us all morons, I can’t vote New! 2020-04-04 17:28:59 Podcaster and comedian Joe Rogan has said that he’d rather vote for Donald Trump than Joe Biden. Once an ardent supporter of Bernie Sanders, Ro

‘There will be a lot of death’: Trump New! 2020-04-04 16:55:00 US President Donald Trump has warned that the next two weeks will be the toughest and there will be a lot more deaths, promising additional military

Saudi Arabia uses low oil prices to force New! 2020-04-04 15:30:00 A fall in oil prices intensified by Saudi Arabia’s actions has dealt a deadly blow to US shale oil companies, but “counterproductive&rdqu

Floyd Mayweather's daughter Iyanna arrested for allegedly STABBING New! 2020-04-04 15:14:26 Iyanna 'Yaya' Mayweather, daughter of boxing icon Floyd Mayweather Jr, is in police custody in Houston after stabbing a woman in an argument over r

'Plain f*cking wrong:' Former players, fans put boot New! 2020-04-04 14:11:00 Fans and former players have lined up to slam Liverpool after the English Premier League leaders announced they would be placing a number of non-play

Dubai goes on lockdown amid spike in coronavirus New! 2020-04-04 13:53:26Read Full Article at RT.com

A glimmer of hope in Italy, as fewer New! 2020-04-04 13:38:07 The number of coronavirus patients in intensive care has fallen in Italy for the first time since the outbreak began, while the number of new deaths

Iran develops homegrown AI software to speed up New! 2020-04-04 13:37:31 Tehran has unveiled new artificial intelligence software to speed up detection of the Covid-19 virus. With US sanctions restricting access to testing

Chelsea boss Lampard says ruthless Russian billionaire Abramovich New! 2020-04-04 12:49:00 Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has discussed the pressures of working under notoriously ruthless Roman Abramovich, saying the Russian billionaire's a

‘The worst kind of fake news’: UK government New! 2020-04-04 12:30:40 Conspiracy theories linking 5G mobile telecommunications masts with the spread of the Covid-19 illness have been blasted as “dangerous nonsense

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COVID-19: NY State records 562 deaths in single New! 2020-04-04 13:28:54More than 7,000 people have died in the US, and 1,867 in New York City alone, according to Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Centre. The N

US sets new global record with 1,480 virus New! 2020-04-04 13:09:40

Pakistan records 2,700 coronavirus cases New! 2020-04-04 09:14:45

WHO, IMF say saving lives 'prerequisite' to save New! 2020-04-04 08:48:10The WHO and IMF chiefs insisted Friday that saving lives was a "prerequisite" to saving livelihoods in the coronavirus pandemic -- a crisis they cal

Competition for supplies sharpening as pandemic worsens New! 2020-04-04 07:01:03Scarce supplies of medical equipment are leading to growing competition within the U.S. and among nations, in what one French politician called a "wo

Donald Trump fires watchdog who handled Ukraine complaint New! 2020-04-04 05:06:03

China mourns thousands who died in country's coronavirus New! 2020-04-04 04:52:21China on Saturday mourned the thousands of "martyrs" who have died in the new coronavirus outbreak, flying the national flag at half mast throughout

Oz PM urges WHO, UN to act against New! 2020-04-04 03:57:06

CDC recommends wearing masks in public, but Trump New! 2020-04-04 03:16:52

US futher tightens public health protocols, social distancing 2020-04-03 18:51:52American health and public safety mandarins are further tightening public health protocols and social distancing norms, even as toll from the pandemic

Prince Charles opens new London hospital for virus 2020-04-03 17:09:12Prince Charles remotely opened a vast temporary hospital for COVID-19 patients at London's main exhibition center Friday, as the number of coronaviru

In time of crisis, Trump-Pelosi relationship remains broken 2020-04-03 16:45:23Two of the most powerful people in Washington haven't spoken in five months at a time when the nation is battling its worst health crisis in a centur

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Countries using everything from humour to death threats New! 2020-04-04 09:00:22Here's what officials are resorting to around the world, from fines and jail time for "fake news" to making face masks mandatory.

Coronavirus: UN to decide in a month whether New! 2020-04-04 08:41:26The president of the U.N. General Assembly says the 193-member world body will take a decision in the coming month on whether to delay the annual gath

2 killed in knife attack in France: officials New! 2020-04-04 08:20:40A man wielding a knife attacked residents venturing out to shop in a town under lockdown south of the French city of Lyon Saturday, killing two people

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia criticizes Russia over collapse of New! 2020-04-04 08:09:08Saudi Arabia sharply criticized Russia on Saturday over what it described as Moscow blaming the kingdom for the collapse in global energy prices, show

Coronavirus: Deaths of healthcare workers highlight risks on New! 2020-04-04 07:36:26As the number of people infected has grown to more than 1.1 million worldwide, there are growing concerns about the risk of exposure among health care

Trump fires official who handled Ukraine whistleblower complaint 2020-04-03 23:21:14Trump informed the Senate intelligence committee Friday of his decision to fire Michael Atkinson, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Pre

Coronavirus: China holds 3 minute reflection to honour 2020-04-03 22:44:51Commemorations took place at 10 a.m. in all major cities, but were particularly poignant in Wuhan, the industrial centre where the virus was first det

Coronavirus: Some states get masks with dry rot, 2020-04-03 22:07:35A shortage of protective gear has imperiled doctors, nurses and other front-line medical workers, and some of the gear they are getting is either expi

Coronavirus: IMF says world recession will be ‘way 2020-04-03 21:21:21The IMF's managing director, Kristalina Georgieva called on advanced economies to step up their efforts to help emerging markets and developing count

Kids put their COVID-19 questions to the experts 2020-04-03 18:23:21Global News invited our youngest viewers to submit their questions on COVID-19 and the new coronavirus. Here's what doctors and germ experts had to s

Venezuela warship ‘rams’ unarmed cruise ship — then 2020-04-03 16:04:00Venezuela claimed, without evidence, that the luxury cruise ship might have been 'transporting mercenaries' for an attack.

Fired U.S. navy captain gets hero’s goodbye for 2020-04-03 14:23:15Capt. Brett Crozier pleaded with his superiors in a public memo for help with containing a coronavirus outbreak on the USS Theodore Roosevelt.


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