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Germany not declaring victory despite low virus death New! 2020-04-07 17:21:10Despite having the world's fifth highest tally of COVID-19 infections, Germany's death rate has remained strikingly low compared to other nations. B

China ends Wuhan coronavirus lockdown New! 2020-04-07 16:36:56WUHAN, China — The lockdown that served as a model for countries battling the coronavirus around the world has ended after 11 weeks: Chinese aut

Lady Gaga raises $35 million for coronavirus fight, New! 2020-04-07 16:26:22NEW YORK — Lady Gaga and advocacy organization Global Citizen have raised $35 million to fight the coronavirus and will launch a TV special feat

Trump blasts World Health Organization as outrage rises New! 2020-04-07 16:07:54President Trump said Tuesday that the World Health Organization "really blew it" with its response to the novel coronavirus, indicating that his adm

Boris Johnson, British P.M., in stable condition after New! 2020-04-07 13:05:41British Prime Minister Boris Johnson remains in a stable condition while in the intensive care unit at St. Thomas' Hospital in London after his coron

Julian Assange case: Judge denies request to postpone New! 2020-04-07 11:55:16A lawyer for Julian Assange failed Tuesday to convince a British judge to postpone the jailed WikiLeaks publisher's extradition trial due to the ongo

Taliban calls off 'fruitless' peace talks with Afghan New! 2020-04-07 11:05:07The Taliban claims it has broken off peace talks with the Afghan government after disputes over an expected prisoner swap. A Taliban spokesperson said

Coronavirus death toll in Iran nearing 4,000, government New! 2020-04-07 10:45:31Iran's health ministry said Tuesday the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country has spiked to more than 62,000, while the death toll nears 4,00

China reports no new coronavirus deaths for first New! 2020-04-07 10:23:00For the first time since the coronavirus outbreak began late last year, mainland China reported no coronavirus deaths as the virus's epicenter in Wuh

WHO warns against easing coronavirus restrictions prematurely 2020-04-07 09:03:49The World Health Organization is warning nations against easing social restrictions and lockdowns to slow the spread of the coronavirus, as several co

Chad's ex-dictator granted home arrest amid virus threat 2020-04-07 06:13:52DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - Former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre has been granted 60 days of home arrest by Senegal’s justice ministry because of the

U.K.'s Boris Johnson spends night in ICU; not 2020-04-07 05:05:08LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent the night in the intensive care unit of a London hospital with the new coronavirus, but

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Fossil teeth yield oldest genetic material from extinct 2020-04-07 08:28:41Scientists have extracted from dental enamel the oldest human genetic material ever obtained, helping clarify the pivotal place in the human evolution

Divers recover body of R.F.K.'s granddaughter from Chesapeake 2020-04-07 08:16:20The body of Chesapeake Bay, the daughter of former Maryland lieutenant-governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, was found in Chesapeake Bay, authorities sa

Boeing will redo botched test for Starliner crew 2020-04-07 07:53:59Boeing said Monday it will repeat a test flight of its astronaut capsule following last year's botched demo, considered a perilous close call by NASA

Global lockdowns might reduce CO2 emissions, but won't 2020-04-07 04:00:00The worldwide shutdowns are having a deep economic impact, but it might appear as though there could be a silver lining: reduced CO2 emissions. Scient

Boris Johnson stable overnight, 'in good spirits,' British 2020-04-07 03:52:23British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was stable overnight in intensive care after suffering a deterioration of his COVID-19 symptoms and he remains in

Wisconsin primary will go ahead today after court 2020-04-06 20:41:50Wisconsin is asking hundreds of thousands of voters to ignore a stay-at-home order in the midst of a pandemic to participate in Tuesday's presidentia

Vatican welcomes Cardinal George Pell acquittal by Australian 2020-04-06 20:35:45The Vatican on Tuesday welcomed Cardinal George Pell's acquittal by Australia's highest court on charges of sexual abuse, praising him for having "

Nurses must be protected from abuse during coronavirus 2020-04-06 18:59:00Authorities must protect nurses and other health workers from harassment and attacks as they fight the pandemic virus, officials say.

Ex-soldier sentenced to prison for 'cold-blooded' killings that 2020-04-06 14:33:43A Slovak court on Monday sentenced former soldier Miroslav Marcek to 23 years in prison for shooting and killing investigative journalist Jan Kuciak a

Lady Gaga announces $35M raised to fight COVID-19 2020-04-06 13:55:21Lady Gaga appeared via video link at Monday's World Health Organization media briefing to announce that $35 million US has been raised to fight the C

U.S. deaths from COVID-19 climb to over 10,000: 2020-04-06 13:18:47The death toll in New York, the state hardest hit by COVID-19, was "effectively flat" for the second day in a row, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in his dai

Swedes' trust in government put to test as 2020-04-06 11:36:21Sweden’s days as a European outlier in the fight against coronavirus may be ending. As deaths rise, many are questioning measures that appear re

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Case against Mexican megachurch leader dismissed New! 2020-04-07 18:08:08A California appeals court has dismissed the criminal case against Naason Joaquin Garcia, the self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, on charges

In El Salvador, gangs are enforcing the coronavirus New! 2020-04-07 17:38:23Street gangs in El Salvador have turned from extortion and killing to enforcing social distancing restrictions, often with threats and baseball bats.

VA and Bureau of Prisons are buying hydroxychloroquine New! 2020-04-07 16:43:38The VA and Bureau of Prisons are stocking up on the anti-malarial drug touted by President Trump to fight COVID-19. It's unproven against the disease

Love him or hate him, Brits rally around New! 2020-04-07 16:42:26Normally a divisive figure, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is receiving support even from opponents as he battles COVID-19.

Defying stay-at-home order, Wisconsin voters line up in New! 2020-04-07 15:57:34Tuesday's vote in Wisconsin follows legal squabbling over a political power play.

Ventilators for coronavirus patients are in short supply. New! 2020-04-07 15:39:48Several groups of researchers are testing different methods to divert critically ill COVID-19 patients from needing ventilators in the first place.

U.K.'s Boris Johnson receives oxygen treatment, is in New! 2020-04-07 09:39:55British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, hospitalized with the coronavirus, remained in an intensive-care unit overnight but was in stable condition, was

Social distancing during the coronavirus? Not when a 2020-04-07 08:00:57One Indian family struggles to protect itself from the coronavirus in one of Asia's largest slums, the latest calamity to threaten Mumbai's undercla

India says it will ship hydroxychloroquine to U.S. 2020-04-07 06:24:19India lifts a ban on exporting hydroxychloroquine, which Trump called a possible 'game changer' in the coronavirus fight despite a lack of evidence.

Column: Coronavirus has turned Republican politics upside down. 2020-04-07 06:00:52 Trump planned to run as a foe of socialism. Now he's handing out direct cash payments to millions of Americans.

As coronavirus rages, nursing homes have ventilators that 2020-04-07 05:00:37Coronavirus: Should doctors take people off life support in order to save COVID-19 patients who might recover?

Coronavirus patients can benefit from blood of the 2020-04-06 22:45:02A new study of 10 coronavirus patients in China gives further credence to the effectiveness of convalescent plasma therapy.

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People allowed to leave China's Wuhan as coronavirus New! 2020-04-07 23:40:23The central Chinese city of Wuhan began allowing people to leave on Wednesday for the first time since it was locked down 76 days ago to contain the n

Largest supermoon of 2020 rises on a world New! 2020-04-07 23:36:00The largest, brightest supermoon of 2020 rose in the night sky on Tuesday over hushed cities, stilled factories and countries in lockdown due to the n

Mexico registers 2,785 cases of coronavirus and 141 New! 2020-04-07 23:22:17Mexico has registered 346 new cases of coronavirus infection, bringing the country's total to 2,785, as well as 141 deaths, the health ministry said

China's Wuhan lockdown ends, but local coronavirus cases New! 2020-04-07 23:04:39The Chinese city where the coronavirus epidemic first broke out, Wuhan, ended a two-month lockdown on Wednesday, allowing people to leave the city, if

Ecuador builds emergency cemeteries due to coronavirus outbreak New! 2020-04-07 22:34:56Ecuador's government is preparing an emergency burial ground on land donated by a private cemetery in Guayaquil, the country's largest city, to addr

Hong Kong extends social distancing restrictions to contain New! 2020-04-07 22:19:04Hong Kong said on Wednesday social-distancing restrictions including the closure of some bars and pubs and a ban on public gatherings of more than fou

Impossible dilemma? World watches Italy as businesses plead New! 2020-04-07 22:04:04Many Italian companies and academics are pressing the government to reopen factories to prevent an economic catastrophe, as the world watches how the

Australia's parliament set to pass huge stimulus plan New! 2020-04-07 21:56:30Australia's coveted 'AAA' rating came under a cloud on Wednesday as the country's parliament returned to pass an emergency A$130 billion ($80 bill

North Korea testing, quarantining for COVID-19, still says New! 2020-04-07 21:51:19North Korea, one of only a handful of countries not to have reported confirmed cases of COVID-19, has said that it continues testing and has more than

Two Peruvian women diagnosed with COVID-19 give birth New! 2020-04-07 21:05:09Two pregnant women diagnosed with the new coronavirus in Peru have given birth to babies who have tested negative for the disease, a hospital in the c

Messages from above: Colombia's army takes to the New! 2020-04-07 21:03:56From helicopters blasting messages over densely crowded areas to issuing fines, Colombia's military is deploying all kinds of methods to ensure compl

Court throws out rape, trafficking charges against leader New! 2020-04-07 20:48:23A California appeals court on Tuesday threw out criminal charges including rape and human trafficking against the leader of a Mexico-based church, ru

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Wisconsin holds primary election despite coronavirus pandemic New! 2020-04-07 23:22:26Wisconsin held its presidential primary as planned Tuesday, contradicting a state-wide stay-at-home order and defying concern that the election could

Trump threatens to withhold funds from WHO, says New! 2020-04-07 22:29:18President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened to cut US funding to the World Health Organization, accusing it of bias toward China during the coronavir

Legendary folk singer and songwriter John Prine dies New! 2020-04-07 22:08:00Grammy-winning singer John Prine, who wrote his early songs in his head while delivering mail and later emerged from Chicago's folk revival

Twitter founder pledges $1 billion for coronavirus relief New! 2020-04-07 21:37:30Twitter Inc Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey on Tuesday pledged $1 billion of his stake in Square Inc, the payments processor that he co-found

New York reports biggest daily increase in coronavirus New! 2020-04-07 20:39:07New York saw glimmers of hope in its coronavirus fight Tuesday, despite announcing a record number of deaths as it prepares to treat COVID-19 patients

China lifts 76-day travel ban on Wuhan, centre New! 2020-04-07 15:42:14The lockdown that served as a model for countries battling the coronavirus around the world has ended after 11 weeks: Chinese authorities are allowing

France's coronavirus death toll passes 10,000 after steep New! 2020-04-07 13:52:50France officially registered more than 10,000 deaths from coronavirus infections on Tuesday, becoming the fourth country to go beyond that thresh

PM in intensive care: The UK waits on New! 2020-04-07 13:07:40It's a shock to the entire nation, with the leader of the UK government first taken to hospital with coronavirus then placed in intensive c

Fighting coronavirus in Iran: Artists call on the New! 2020-04-07 12:43:03In Iran, authorities have been pointing the finger at US sanctions for hampering Tehran's efforts to curb the coronavirus outbreak. These puniti

No water, no soap and crowded cells: COVID-19 New! 2020-04-07 12:36:31Despite the announcement that it has temporarily released more than 100,000 prisoners to stem coronavirus infections, Iran has seen riots in at least

Coronavirus: Life in lockdown around the world New! 2020-04-07 11:40:30As the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic spreads around the world, a number of countries have taken measures to slow its course. From social distancing to

A year after blaze, Notre-Dame to hold Good New! 2020-04-07 10:23:39A small congregation of worshippers will hold a Good Friday service at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, a year after it was devastated by fire

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‘They missed the call’: Trump vows to put New! 2020-04-07 18:08:00Read Full Article at RT.com

Truck driver identified after disturbing stabbing murder of New! 2020-04-07 18:06:48 A now-deceased truck driver has been identified by police after stabbing and killing three women and putting another in the hospital during a bloody

‘Stop showing Trump – or else!’ Former Dem New! 2020-04-07 17:33:20 Former Vermont Governor Howard Dean is the latest figure on the left to call for a news organization to stop airing President Donald Trump’s pr

Ronaldinho RELEASED from Paraguayan jail after 32 days New! 2020-04-07 16:41:00 Brazil football legend Ronaldinho has been freed from a Paraguayan jail after being held in custody for 32 days after being caught attempting to ente

No Covid-19 fake news on RT, EU accusations New! 2020-04-07 16:40:00 Claims by the EU diplomatic service that RT is spreading fake news about the coronavirus pandemic are misleading and based on bad methodology, accord

Assange’s life in GRAVE DANGER as first Covid-19 New! 2020-04-07 16:23:58 Conditions in Belmarsh prison, where Julian Assange is held, might be worse than London is willing to admit, WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafn

Trump removes Obama-era IG from Covid-19 relief watchdog New! 2020-04-07 16:14:06 US President Donald Trump has dismissed the Pentagon’s inspector general from the top watchdog role over the $2 trillion coronavirus relief bil

Trains and automobiles: People start scrambling to leave New! 2020-04-07 15:50:00 People stranded in Wuhan are queuing at its railway station and motorways following the lifting of a ban on outbound travel, after more than two mont

Acting US Navy secretary RESIGNS amid scandal over New! 2020-04-07 15:31:00 A day after issuing a formal apology for appearing to call the ousted captain of Covid-19-stricken aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt “too

‘PM completely deserves this’: Labour mayor censured for New! 2020-04-07 15:02:00 A Labour Party UK mayor made national headlines after she said that Boris Johnson contracting coronavirus served him right for his sloppy handling of

Major League Baseball chiefs move to restart 'America's New! 2020-04-07 14:35:00 Major League Baseball could become the first major sports league to stage events amid the coronavirus crisis after plans emerged to hold games at var

Taliban suspends prisoner exchange talks with Afghan govt, New! 2020-04-07 13:51:00Read Full Article at RT.com

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China investigates party member critical of Xi over New! 2020-04-08 05:43:45

Trump says WHO is China-centric, threatens to put New! 2020-04-08 04:12:14"They called it wrong. They really - they missed the call," the president said. "And we're going to put a hold on money spent to the WHO. We're g

Israel makes masks in public compulsory New! 2020-04-08 04:01:49

Acting US navy boss resigns amid uproar over New! 2020-04-08 04:00:00Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned Tuesday, bringing to a climax an extraordinary drama that he advanced by delivering a profanity-laced upbr

Covid-19: China's virus pandemic epicenter Wuhan ends 76-day New! 2020-04-08 03:56:21Wuhan's unprecedented lockdown served as a model for countries battling the coronavirus around the world. With restrictions now lifted, Hubei's prov

Covid-19: New York virus deaths exceed 4,000, topping New! 2020-04-08 03:53:48COVID-19's toll in New York City is now more than 1,000 deaths higher than that of the deadliest terror attack on US soil, which killed 2,753 people

France fourth country to pass the 10,000 coronavirus New! 2020-04-07 19:22:39France has officially registered more than 10,000 deaths from coronavirus infections on Tuesday, becoming the fourth country to go beyond that thresho

China's virus pandemic epicenter Wuhan ends 76-day lockdown New! 2020-04-07 18:29:21The lockdown that served as a model for countries battling the coronavirus around the world has ended after 11 weeks. Chinese authorities are allowing

Covid-19: Spain's daily virus death toll spikes to New! 2020-04-07 17:55:29

50 prisoners contract coronavirus in Pakistan jails New! 2020-04-07 17:23:45At least 50 prisoners at a jail in Pakistan's worst-hit Punjab province have tested coronavirus positive, an official said on Tuesday. "The total nu

UN estimates loss of 195 million full-time jobs New! 2020-04-07 16:47:30UN's labour organisation estimates the equivalent of 195 million full-time jobs could be lost in the second quarter alone from the COVID-19 outbreak,

Germany plans new curbs on foreign takeovers New! 2020-04-07 15:08:13

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John Prine, legendary U.S. folk singer-songwriter, dead at New! 2020-04-07 22:44:34Prine's family announced his death due to complications from COVID-19.

Aerial survey shows Great Barrier Reef bleaching more New! 2020-04-07 22:17:13The air surveys of 1,036 reefs in the past two weeks found bleached coral in the northern, central and southern areas, James Cook University professor

Wuhan, China’s coronavirus epicentre, ends 76-day lockdown New! 2020-04-07 21:12:26With restrictions now lifted, Hubei's provincial capital embarks on another experiment: resuming business and ordinary life while seeking to keep the

Trump threatens to pull back funding from WHO New! 2020-04-07 18:30:14Speaking at press conference on Tuesday, Trump first said the U.S. will put a "very powerful hold" on money sent to the WHO, but later backtracked a

Coronavirus patients are being flipped onto their stomachs New! 2020-04-07 18:02:52This technique, which is a form of prone positioning, is aimed at helping people with symptoms increase the airflow to their lungs.

Rogue pastors deny, ‘destroy’ coronavirus threat ahead of New! 2020-04-07 15:39:51While most religious groups have closed their doors for safety reasons, a few U.S. pastors are defying the science of the coronavirus threat.

New York sees biggest 1-day jump in COVID-19 New! 2020-04-07 15:20:53The state’s death toll since the beginning of the outbreak last month has grown to 5,489.

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern deems Tooth Fairy, New! 2020-04-07 13:37:21She asked kids to be patient if the Easter Bunny can't get to everyone.

Giant pandas mate under coronavirus lockdown, ending 10-year New! 2020-04-07 11:57:38The coronavirus lockdown proved to be the ultimate slump buster for two giant pandas in Hong Kong.

Dana White vows to hold UFC fights every New! 2020-04-07 10:17:01The UFC is moving forward with plans to hold its next fight, even after every other sports league shut down due to the coronavirus.

Pakistan doctors treating coronavirus patients jailed for protesting 2020-04-07 07:53:36Some of the doctors said they were maltreated by the police and that some of their colleagues were beaten. The physicians declined to give their names

What you need to know about the unproven 2020-04-07 07:44:00Some politicians and doctors are sparring over whether to use hydroxychloroquine against the new coronavirus.

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