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Judge: Government required to provide health care to New! 2020-04-02 07:56:24RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A judge has ruled the federal government is required to provide adequate health care to the Rosebud Sioux Tribe as part of a 1

Tourists stranded in India because of coronavirus lockdown New! 2020-04-02 06:57:35NEW DELHI (AP) - Tourists from Australia, Britain and Canada are stranded in India's capital after their vacations were abruptly ended by a three-wee

Pakistan court overturns conviction in death of Daniel New! 2020-04-02 02:49:14KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court Thursday overturned the murder conviction of a British Pakistani man found guilty of the 2002 kidnapp

The Latest: Russia: U.S. paid for half of New! 2020-04-02 02:10:29The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and pe

Trump's contradictory views on China shift as crisis New! 2020-04-02 00:07:00WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has held an unequivocal position about China and the coronavirus - several of them. Trump initially praised C

Shenzhen, China bans breeding, eating wild animals New! 2020-04-01 23:01:23BEIJING — China's southern technology powerhouse of Shenzhen has issued the most sweeping ban yet on the breeding and consumption of wild anima

Italy says EU has abandoned them during coronavirus New! 2020-04-01 19:25:55ROME — A growing number of Italians say they have been abandoned by the European Union — once again — in the midst of what governmen

Kemp says he can't delay vote; Raffensperger New! 2020-04-01 18:55:58ATLANTA (AP) - Gov. Brian Kemp says he doesn't believe he has the power to order a delay in Georgia's May 19 party primary elections under the curre

Inside the Ring: Trump backs off 'Chinese virus' New! 2020-04-01 18:11:44President Trump has declared a truce in the war of words with China over Beijing's use of disinformation accusing the United States of spreading the

UN climate summit postponed until 2021 because of 2020-04-01 16:43:29LONDON (AP) - This year's United Nations global climate summit is being postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, host country Britain said Wedn

WHO, IMF, World Bank call for international support 2020-04-01 16:08:09Leading health and finance organizations are urging international cooperation to provide debt relief to countries reeling from the financial impacts o

Russia to deliver 60 tons of medical equipment 2020-04-01 15:36:00Russia on Wednesday delivered 60 tons of medical equipment and masks to New York that were purchased by the U.S. in an effort to help fight coronaviru

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Florida governor expects decision very soon about nearby 2020-04-01 14:13:56The U.S. government and Florida officials were working on a plan on Wednesday to allow thousands of cruise ship passengers exposed to an on-board coro

U.S. FDA moves to remove all versions of 2020-04-01 12:16:12Ranitidine will not be available for use in the U.S. after the FDA pulls all remaining prescription and over-the-counter products containing the ingre

Britain sees highest daily rise yet in coronavirus 2020-04-01 11:53:20British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative government was under fire Wednesday for failing to keep its promise to increase the amount of tes

Wimbledon cancelled due to public concerns over coronavirus 2020-04-01 11:24:55Wimbledon was cancelled on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, the first time since World War II that the oldest Grand Slam tennis tourname

New York City deaths from COVID-19 exceed 1,000, 2020-04-01 10:23:13New York state's death toll has risen to 1,941 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, an increase of 391 fatalities, Gov. Andrew Cuomo tells his daily new

Spain's coronavirus cases top 100,000 as masks, sanitizer 2020-04-01 09:07:13Confirmed coronavirus cases in Spain rose beyond 100,000 as it recorded its biggest one-day death toll from the outbreak on Wednesday, as tw

India criticized for not planning for homeless populations 2020-04-01 08:46:52The plight of India's migrant workers has garnered headlines, with thousands forced to walk miles to reach home since the lockdown began, but many ai

Singapore LGBT activists go to country's top court 2020-04-01 08:27:58Singaporean gay activists have turned to the country's highest court to overturn a colonial-era ban on sex between men, a lawyer said on Wednesday, a

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the 2020-04-01 06:51:40A new month means a fresh set of bills for Canadians struggling with the health and financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, as officials

New stats reveal massive plunge in cross-border movement 2020-03-31 21:38:36Newly released statistics from the Canada Border Services Agency illustrate the spectacular plunge in cross-border movement last week after Canada and

Marriott says 5.2 million guests affected in 2nd 2020-03-31 16:51:52Marriott says guests' names, loyalty account information and other personal details may have been accessed in the second major data breach to hit the

CNN's Chris Cuomo has COVID-19, is showing symptoms 2020-03-31 16:40:06CNN prime-time host Chris Cuomo said Tuesday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus but promised to continue doing his show from the basement

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She's the most prominent woman in Canada and New! 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

As the coronavirus spreads in Ecuador, bodies are New! 2020-04-01 20:50:22Coronavirus in Ecuador: Bodies on the streets

This African city has endured war and Ebola. New! 2020-04-01 18:08:13This city in central Africa has few doctors or ventilators. But it may be better prepared than many other places for coronavirus.

New Orleans social worker who died at 39 New! 2020-04-01 17:19:08An autopsy is pending, but two tests indicate that New Orleans social worker Natasha Ott, originally from Claremont, did not have the coronavirus.

Can pets get the coronavirus? New! 2020-04-01 17:06:38We want to protect our loved ones from the coronavirus. For many of us, that includes our pets. Here's what experts know about the risks they face.

Commentary: What L.A.'s future looks like from New 2020-04-01 16:31:35Coronavirus has devastated New York City. Los Angeles wants to know if it's in for the same.

Iran, Venezuela and other U.S. foes fight coronavirus 2020-04-01 14:51:33As the coronavirus spreads, the Trump administration resists pressure to ease sanctions on countries fighting the disease.

Coronavirus has sidelined roughly 9,000 Homeland Security employees, 2020-04-01 13:46:30The virus has sidelined over 8,800 Homeland Security employees, about 300 for testing positive and others for possible exposure, the L.A. Times has le

Infants and children in the time of coronavirus 2020-04-01 12:00:23 What we know about how susceptible they are and how they're treated

WHO is struggling against COVID-19 and a divided 2020-04-01 11:42:41The rise of nationalism and geopolitics is hampering the World Health Organization at a time when global leadership in public health is critical.

'It's like we're expendable': Detroit's first responders fall 2020-04-01 10:53:48The homicide captain is dead. The jail commander is dead. The police chief is ill. 'You pretty much gotta kill somebody to get arrested,' a sergeant

Should the census count black and Latino inmates 2020-04-01 06:00:52The census counts inmates as residents of the rural areas where they're imprisoned. Critics say that practice siphons power from the urban areas whic

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What about us? Russia's coronavirus supplies to United New! 2020-04-02 08:49:24A Russian medical equipment delivery to the United States to help fight the coronavirus drew anger from critics of the Kremlin on Thursday who pointed

Economic shock of coronavirus casts pall on NATO New! 2020-04-02 08:42:36The economic shock of the coronavirus pandemic is likely to undermine NATO defence targets cherished by U.S. President Donald Trump, diplomats and exp

After death of a cashier, French supermarket staff New! 2020-04-02 08:39:30When 52-year-old supermarket cashier Aicha Issadounene died after contracting the coronavirus, her Carrefour colleagues felt the full fear of working

Saudi Arabia imposes 24-hour curfew in Mecca and New! 2020-04-02 08:34:43Saudi Arabia imposed a 24-hour curfew in the Muslim holy cities of Mecca and Medina on Thursday, extending measures to combat the spread of the corona

Portugal extends state of emergency to halt spread New! 2020-04-02 08:32:20Portugal's parliament approved the extension of a state of emergency by another 15 days on Thursday to stop the spread of the coronavirus, as the num

Coronavirus compounds Lebanon's woes, many struggle for food New! 2020-04-02 08:29:42Battered by Lebanon's economic crisis, Hassan Zeitar was already struggling to keep his family fed when the coronavirus lockdown stripped him of the

UK consortium targets 1,500 ventilators per week in New! 2020-04-02 08:27:25A consortium of aerospace, Formula One and engineering firms hopes soon to be making at least 1,500 ventilators a week as Britain races to boost the n

Under pressure, British PM vows 'massive' increase in New! 2020-04-02 08:27:25British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised to ramp up coronavirus testing after his government faced criticism for being slower than some European

Spain's coronavirus deaths rise above 10,000, yet there's New! 2020-04-02 08:26:13Spain's death toll from the coronavirus rose above 10,000 on Thursday after a record 950 people died overnight, but health officials saw a glimmer of

Indonesia needs 'massive, rapid' testing for coronavirus New! 2020-04-02 08:25:27Indonesia needs to perform "massive" testing to reveal the full spread of the coronavirus and ensure that people who travel home during the approach

Red Cross to deliver supplies for COVID-19 patients New! 2020-04-02 08:21:19A planeload of medical supplies for COVID-19 patients and other relief goods has arrived in Ukraine to help people enduring a six-year-old conflict in

As coronavirus spreads, U.N. seeks Yemen urgent peace New! 2020-04-02 08:18:47The United Nations and Western allies are pointing to the threat of coronavirus to push Yemen's combatants to agree to fresh talks to end a war that

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EU chief apologises to Italy but baulks at New! 2020-04-02 08:07:49European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen told Italy Thursday that European nations were ready to help it deal with the coronavirus, but stopped

Spain's coronavirus death toll tops 10,000 New! 2020-04-02 06:11:54Spain's death toll from coronavirus surpassed the 10,000 threshold after a record 950 people died overnight, the country's health ministry said on T

Kenya's president apologises for police 'excesses' amid coronavirus New! 2020-04-02 05:46:50Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta apologises for the heavy-handed police enforcement of a coronavirus curfew, as some of the first people diagnosed

‘Shoot them dead,’ Philippine’s Duterte warns coronavirus lockdown New! 2020-04-02 05:34:13Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday warned violators of coronavirus lockdown measures they could be shot for causing trouble and said ab

Amid coronavirus spread, measles outbreak kills thousands of New! 2020-04-02 04:59:25As DR Congo faces the onslaught of the Covid-19 pandemic, the country is already struggling to deal with the world's worst m

A French homeless shelter adapts quickly, but not New! 2020-04-02 03:14:54Social workers handling precarious populations have been forced to adapt quickly, often with little guidance and resources, to the challenges posed by

Pakistani court overturns Briton's death sentence for Daniel New! 2020-04-02 02:55:31A Pakistani court on Thursday commuted the death sentence of a British national convicted in the 2002 kidnapping and murder of Wall Street Journal rep

Jazz icon Ellis Marsalis Jr. dies of coronavirus New! 2020-04-02 02:11:15Ellis Marsalis Jr., jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical clan that includes famed performer sons Wynton and Branford, has died

Wimbledon cancelled for first time since WWII over New! 2020-04-02 01:29:25The Wimbledon championships were cancelled for the first time since World War Two on Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic struck another blue-ribbon

Trump warns of 'horrific' weeks ahead as US New! 2020-04-01 22:03:56President Donald Trump gave another dire press conference warning of 'horrific' weeks to come as the US reported its highest one-day coronavirus dea

Brazil reports its first indigenous coronavirus case in New! 2020-04-01 20:49:54An indigenous woman in a village deep in the Amazon rainforest has contracted the novel coronavirus, the first case reported among Brazil's more

UN's COP 26 climate change conference postponed to New! 2020-04-01 18:07:34The UN's COP 26 climate change summit due to take place in the Scottish city of Glasgow in November has been postponed due to the coronavir

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More than HALF of Britons believe government reacted New! 2020-04-02 09:03:52 In a new survey published on Thursday, over half of those polled think Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government was too slow in implementing s

US jobless claims surge to record 6.6 MILLION New! 2020-04-02 08:37:00 Over 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits for the week ending March 28. The number of claims has grown by over 3.3 million since the

US unemployment may be much worse than expected New! 2020-04-02 08:10:51 As the coronavirus continues rapidly spreading across the US, economists expect initial jobless claims to hit new multi-decade highs for the second w

Coronavirus in check: World chess champion fights sports New! 2020-04-02 08:10:00 Magnus Carlsen, the World Chess Champion, is fighting back against the shutdown of sports worldwide forced by Coronavirus by staging his own $250,000

Social distancing? No problem! Russian court hears case New! 2020-04-02 08:08:22 Covid-19 may be a deadly and frightening virus, but it has also undoubtedly been a catalyst for a certain degree of innovation. Workers and students

Life in Czech Republic may get back to New! 2020-04-02 08:04:11Read Full Article at RT.com

British MoD refuses to reveal number of soldiers New! 2020-04-02 07:27:36 The British Ministry of Defence (MoD) is declining to disclose how many of its personnel have been hit with the deadly coronavirus, despite flying it

Hungary emergency measures ‘went too far’ – EU’s New! 2020-04-02 07:10:00Read Full Article at RT.com

'Didn't waste my time in quarantine': Yana Kunitskaya New! 2020-04-02 07:10:00 Yana Kunitskaya and Thiago Santos, the UFC lovers known to their hundreds of thousands of fans on social media for their carnal photos against dramat

Gold rush amid coronavirus & economic uncertainty leads New! 2020-04-02 07:05:56 As Covid-19 disrupts the global economy, people are snapping up small gold bars and coins, confirming once again the yellow metal’s safe haven

Netanyahu, just out of isolation, goes back in New! 2020-04-02 06:52:31 On Wednesday evening, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ended his self-isolation period, but now he has to go back into quarantine after anot

More than 500,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in Europe: New! 2020-04-02 06:28:00 There are now more than 500,000 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 virus across Europe, according to the latest tally by the AFP news agency. Read Full

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Saudi Arabia imposes 24-hour curfew in Mecca and New! 2020-04-02 14:12:53 Saudi Arabia imposed a 24-hour curfew in the Muslim holy cities of Mecca and Medina on Thursday, extending measures to combat the spread of the coron

Spain virus death toll tops 10,000: Govt New! 2020-04-02 13:10:39The coronavirus death toll in Spain surged over 10,000 on Thursday after a record 950 deaths in 24 hours, with the number of confirmed cases passing t

China reports 35 new imported coronavirus cases, six New! 2020-04-02 13:01:06China reported 35 new imported cases of the novel coronavirus while the death toll from the COVID1-9 infections increased to 3,318 after six more fata

Covid-19: 44 Texas University students test positive after New! 2020-04-02 12:49:32

'Iran only acts in self-defence,' foreign minister tells New! 2020-04-02 11:12:30Iran said on Thursday it "only acts in self-defence" after President Donald Trump warned it and its allies against attacking US troops in Iraq.

'Shoot them dead': Philippine President says won't tolerate New! 2020-04-02 10:30:28In a televised address, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned violators of coronavirus lockdown measures that they could be shot for causing tro

Russian plane lands in US with medical supplies New! 2020-04-02 08:29:09The Permanent Mission of Russia to NATO on Thursday tweeted a video of the Russian Ministry of Defence cargo aircraft Ruslan AN-124-100 arriving at th

North Korea insists it is free of coronavirus New! 2020-04-02 07:55:02North Korea remains totally free of the coronavirus, a senior health official in Pyongyang has insisted, despite mounting scepticism overseas as confi

Pak court commutes death sentence of prime accused New! 2020-04-02 07:27:31A Pakistan court on Thursday commuted the death sentence of Ahmed Omar Sheikh, the prime accused in the 2002 murder case of US journalist Daniel Pearl

US begins repatriation of its nationals from India: New! 2020-04-02 06:49:45The US has begun repatriation of its stranded nationals, who want to return home, from India which is undergoing a 21-day lockdown to stem the spread

Singapore reports fourth death due to coronavirus New! 2020-04-02 06:21:13The ministry said that a 68-year-old male Indonesian national, who was a Singapore Work Pass holder, passed away from complications due to Covid-19 in

US virus deaths pass 5,000: Johns Hopkins New! 2020-04-02 04:40:36

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Calgary woman diagnosed with COVID-19 returns from lockdown New! 2020-04-01 17:58:01A Calgary woman is thankful to be back home after being diagnosed with COVID-19 and living through a nationwide lockdown in Spain.

Nearly 3,000 U.S. sailors to be taken off New! 2020-04-01 17:47:11So far, fewer than 100 of the nearly 5,000 sailors assigned to the USS Theodore Roosevelt, now docked in Guam, have tested positive for the virus

Federal U.S. prisons to lock inmates in cells New! 2020-04-01 17:24:58A compound, known as FCC Oakdale, has emerged as ground zero in the federal prison system's struggle to contain coronavirus behind bars.

Countries opt for phone tracking amid coronavirus — 2020-04-01 16:41:28The worsening pandemic has drawn a new focus on more invasive, but powerful, tools to flatten the curve: people's phones.

Kentucky puts ankle monitors on coronavirus patients who 2020-04-01 15:50:43The state is trying to balance individual freedom with the greater good in the fight against the novel coronavirus.

New York coronavirus deaths double in 3 days 2020-04-01 14:40:43New York authorities rushed to bring in an army of medical volunteers Wednesday as the statewide death toll from the coronavirus doubled in three days

Coronavirus ‘ghost’ haunts city streets to keep people 2020-04-01 13:43:06The man behind a ghostly photo in Malaysia says police welcomed the help with enforcing their coronavirus lockdown.

U.S. not moving ahead with plan to send 2020-04-01 13:17:13The U.S. Department of Homeland Security had been floating the idea to help U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials keep migrants from crossing t

Malaysia removes ‘dress up, don’t nag’ coronavirus posters 2020-04-01 11:56:33Malaysia's Ministry of Women put out several posters encouraging women to be compliant during the coronavirus lockdown.

Prince Charles breaks silence on COVID-19 battle in 2020-04-01 10:50:44"None of us can say when this will end, but end it will," the Prince of Wales says in the video message.

Coronavirus: Cruise ship carrying 247 Canadians to dock 2020-04-01 07:56:29A ship carrying passengers sick with COVID-19 is expected to arrive in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., on Thursday.

Coronavirus: Saudi official urges Muslims to delay plans 2020-04-01 07:05:03A senior Saudi official urged more than 1 million Muslims intending to perform the hajj to delay making plans this year — comments suggesting th


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