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 2020-04-04 02:48 

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British NHS Ups Administration Staff Intake Amid Coronavirus Pandemic...

25,000 former NHS workers have offered their return to hospitals throughout the UK after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson issued a plea last week, and Health Secretary Matt Hancock has now stated that Britain's rate of coronavirus infection could ...

 2020-04-04 02:14 

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Russian Aerospace Forces Send 2 More Planes to Serbia to Fight COVID-19...

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The seventh and the eighth planes of the Russian Aerospace Forces have left for Serbia to help the Balkan nation fight the coronavirus outbreak, the Russian Defence Ministry said on Saturday....

 2020-04-04 01:33 

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US Attorney General Announces Bureau of Prisons Under Emergency Conditions Due to COVID-19 Pandemic...

The United States remains the nation worst affected by the new coronavirus disease, as its virus tally has exceeded 270,900, the count by Johns Hopkins University shows....

 2020-04-04 01:25 

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US Army Awards $139 Million in Contracts to Build Care Centres...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Four construction companies have received nearly $140 million in contracts to convert existing facilities into emergency hospitals from the US Army Corps of Engineers (ACE), the Department of Defence said in a press release....

 2020-04-04 01:25 

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Delta Airlines Applies for US Government Aid Amid Expectations of a 90% Drop Revenue...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Delta Airlines applied for relief under the recently passed $2 trillion CARES Act and is braced for a second-quarter in which revenue is expected to fall 90 percent, Chief Executive Ed Bastian said in a memo to employees....

 2020-04-04 00:54 

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'Classy as Ever': Netizens Slam Trump for Joking While Discussing US COVID-19 Death Toll...

US President Donald Trump's attempt at comic relief fell flat for netizens Friday evening when he interrupted the COVID-19 novel coronavirus task force briefing and began cracking jokes about his playboy past....

 2020-04-04 00:46 

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'Extra Layer of Concern': Pandemic Challenges Underfunded Health Care on US Native Reservations...

With the US Indian Health Service (IHS) already severely unfunded at the best of times, the COVID-19 outbreak is disproportionately affecting Native American communities, Ruth Hopkins, Dakota/Lakota Sioux writer and journalist, told Radio Sputnik's Po...

 2020-04-04 00:27 

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Saudi Foreign Ministry Refutes Rumours That Riyadh Wants to Destroy Shale Oil Market...

Global oil prices began to fall in January, while in early March the market saw a huge surplus sending prices to their lowest points in the past two decades....

 2020-04-04 00:16 

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English Premier League Suspended Until Further Notice Due To COVID-19 Outrbreak...

The competition was supposed to resume at the end of April....

 2020-04-04 00:08 

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COVID-19 in Canada: Police at Quebec-Ontario Border, Temporary Ban on 'Irregular Crossings' from US...

While Canada has confirmed only 12,400 cases of COVID-19 and 179 deaths from the disease, its southern neighbor the US is topping the world's coronavirus tally, with more than 275,500 infections and over 7,000 fatalities registered, the count by Johns...

 2020-04-03 23:44 

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Volkswagen to Ship 75,000 COVID-19 Gowns, Masks to New York Hospitals...

NEW YORK (Sputnik) - Volkswagen, together with the carmaker's fabrics supplier Faurecia, announced in a press release that they have made an initial batch of 70,000 pairs of medical gowns and 5,000, to be shipped to hospitals in the New York City area...

 2020-04-03 23:44 

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US, UAE Complete Multiple Live-Fire Exercises in Persian Gulf Region - CENTCOM...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US and the United Arab Emirates completed a series of bilateral live-fire exercises in the Persian Gulf region, Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a statement....

 2020-04-03 23:38 

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Mistrust: COVID-19 Experts Trying to Figure Out White House Calculations...

On this episode of The Critical Hour, Dr. Wilmer Leon is joined by Caleb Maupin, journalist and political analyst who focuses his coverage on US foreign policy....

 2020-04-03 23:28 

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Corporate Retaliation, COVID-19 in Indian Country, Progressive Cowardice...

The political blame game is in full swing now, but don't be fooled: we did this to ourselves, and both parties participated....

 2020-04-03 23:13 

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Production of Boeing Helicopters Halted After Factory Shuttered by COVID-19 Pandemic...

Production of several Boeing helicopters and related vehicles will cease for several weeks as the company shuts down its factory amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the company announced Thursday....

 2020-04-03 23:09 

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Determined Doggo Pleads for Odd Food Choice...

You know that feeling when you see someone with something that you really want? Well, nobody knows this feeling better than dogs, as a hilarious pup demonstrated earlier this week....

 2020-04-03 23:01 

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Bill Gates Simultaneously Backs Seven COVID-19 Vaccine Trials to Accelerate Research...

As researchers around the world race to produce a vaccine for the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, Bill Gates' private foundation is taking an aggressive approach to the trials by funneling billions of dollars across seven factories that will each test pro...

 2020-04-03 23:01 

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Russian Aid to Help Serbia Avoid Italian Scenario Amid Pandemic - Lawmaker...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Serbia is ready to follow the recommendations of highly qualified Russian specialists in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic to prevent the situation from sliding into worst-case scenarios, city of Belgrade parliamentarian Draginja Vlk s...

 2020-04-03 22:41 

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Tariffs An Option, But Not Considering Imposing Measure in Saudi-Russian Oil Dispute - Trump...
 2020-04-03 22:41 

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'This is a Tool': Trump Says Using Tariffs in Saudi-Russian Dispute Optional...

The US is not currently considering levying tariffs to protect domestic oil prices amid the Saudi-Russian production dispute, but they remain an option, US President Donald Trump told reporters Friday....

 2020-04-03 22:33 

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US Death Toll Surpasses 7,000 - Johns Hopkins Data...

At least 7,077 individuals have died in the US from the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, according to the Johns Hopkins dashboard....

 2020-04-03 22:32 

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200,000 Respiratory Masks Meant for German Police Diverted to US, White House Denies - Reports...

The Chinese-made face protection of classes FFP2 and FFP3 was initially ordered by the German government from an American firm amid the COVID-19 outbreak in the country....

 2020-04-03 22:19 

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Russian Embassy Calls Out UK Media Over Alleging Hidden Agenda in Relief Aid to Italy, US...

LONDON (Sputnik) - The UK media keep digging into 'the hidden agenda' of Russian humanitarian assistance to crisis-hit Italy and the United States, overlooking that both efforts were coordinated with the respective governments, the Russian Embassy...

 2020-04-03 22:13 

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Tokyo Considers Housing Coronavirus Patients in Olympic Athletes Village...

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike is considering turning the under-construction Athletes Village for the Tokyo Olympics into a temporary hospital for COVID-19 patients....

 2020-04-03 22:01 

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Trump Mocks US Governors as They Beg for Medical Supplies...

On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Sputnik News analysts and producers Walter Smolarek and Nicole Roussell....

 2020-04-03 21:59 

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'Intensive Search' Underway as Two Kennedy Family Members Go Missing in Canoe Accident...

Two boaters who went missing in the Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis, Maryland, on Thursday have been identified as members of the Kennedy family: 40-year-old Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean and her 8-year-old son Gideon Joseph Kennedy McKean....

 2020-04-03 21:36 

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Trump: CDC Will Advise Voluntary Use of Cloth Masks for Americans...

US President Donald Trump indicated in a Friday briefing that Americans would soon receive directions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urging the voluntary wearing of homemade cloth masks to stem the spread of the COVID-19 virus....

 2020-04-03 21:36 

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Trump: CDC Advising Voluntary Use of Cloth Masks for Americans...

US President Donald Trump indicated in a Friday briefing that Americans would soon receive directions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urging the voluntary wearing of homemade cloth masks to stem the spread of the COVID-19 virus....

 2020-04-03 21:29 

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Trump, Members of Coronavirus Task Force Hold Briefing on COVID-19 Situation - Video...

The United States is still topping the global coronavirus tally, as the number of infections in the country has surpassed 266,000, the count by Johns Hopkins University shows....

 2020-04-03 21:24 

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East Africa Faces Rising Locust Swarms as COVID-19 Restrictions Delay Pesticide Shipments...

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has warned that east African countries facing desert locust swarms may have their food security further threatened, as international shipments of pesticides have been delayed due to the COVID-19 novel coronav...

 2020-04-03 20:49 

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As US Sanctions Block Supplies, Not Even Allies Safe from Pilfering...

NYC nurse speaks out about PPE & harassment; Covid-19 hits the food supply chain; Bolsonaro steers Brazil towards massive outbreak...

 2020-04-03 20:47 

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Johnson's Covid-19 Testing Failures Are Disgraceful and Fatal...

The news today is almost universally dark. Globally the number of Covid-19 cases has surpassed the one million mark, an increase of 500,000 in only seven days. The confirmed death toll to the highly infectious virus is now over fifty-five thousand....

 2020-04-03 20:47 

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Pentagon Will Make Firms Compete for Ground-Based Midcourse Defense Contracts...

Rather than just renew its contract with Boeing, the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) plans on opening up bidding among defense contractors for modernizing the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) systems that defend the homeland from ballistic missile att...

 2020-04-03 20:43 

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Kentucky Officials Say Fake COVID-19 Testing Sites Popping Up Across State...

Despite the real danger of the COVID-19 pandemic that has hit the US hard, with the country now having the most confirmed cases of the virus in the world, nefarious parties still exist that aim to profit from the tragedy. Law enforcement in Kentucky is no...

 2020-04-03 20:36 

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I Support Lineker and Neville...

Get your diaries out! I am agreeing with Gary Lineker and agreeing even more with Gary Neville when he slammed 'the f*****g cheek' of health secretary, Matt Hancock....

 2020-04-03 20:31 

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Russian Direct Investment Fund Sends Russian-Japanese Coronavirus Test System to US...

The fund footed half of the bill for the medical cargo recently sent to the United States, which is now the country with the highest national coronavirus tally in the world....

 2020-04-03 20:24 

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Lockheed Martin Battles COVID-19 by Hiring 1,000 Employees in Past 2 Weeks...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US defence contractor Lockheed Martin's strategy to weather the coronavirus crisis includes hiring new employees, doubling early payments of invoices from suppliers and beginning production of face shields, Chairman Marillyn Hew...

 2020-04-03 20:19 

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Pakistani Authorities Block Court Release of Men Convicted in Daniel Pearl's Murder...

Pakistani authorities on Friday said that four men had been rearrested for the 2002 murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl one day after a court had overturned their convictions....

 2020-04-03 20:00 

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Dow Falls 360 Points After Release of Dismal US Jobs Report...

The New York Stock Exchange on Friday closed out its first week of volatile trading for the fiscal year's second quarter, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average index posting losses of more than 300 points following the release of an alarming US jobs r...

 2020-04-03 19:54 

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'It's a Joke': Only 20 Patients Being Treated Aboard 1,000-Bed USNS Comfort in NYC...

Despite being tasked with easing the medical burden of New York City hospitals during the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic, the US Navy's emergency medical ship is reportedly only 2% full with patients....

 2020-04-03 19:48 

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Trudeau Calls Limiting Flow of Goods 'A Mistake' After US Blocks Export of COVID-19 Equipment...

TORONTO (Sputnik) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday said that limiting the flow of essential goods and personnel across the US-Canada border is a mistake after the United States blocked the export of COVID-19 equipment....

 2020-04-03 19:36 

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Westminster 'May Be Doing Too Much' to Bail Out Businesses During Pandemic Political Economist...

Changes are expected to be made to British Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak's emergency coronavirus loan scheme, amid increasing criticism that businesses may not be able to acquire sufficient funds in time to stave off the threat of bankruptcy...

 2020-04-03 19:30 

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Videos: US Navy Sailors Cheer for Carrier Captain Fired for Raising COVID-19 Outbreak Alarm...

As US Navy Capt. Brett Crozier departed the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt on Friday, hundreds of sailors cheered his name. Crozier was removed as captain of the Roosevelt on Thursday after a letter he wrote urging Navy support in addressing the ...

 2020-04-03 19:07 

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Passengers of Coronavirus-Hit Cruise Ship Disembark in Florida - Video...

According to the vessel owner, Holland America, all guests will be screened and cleared for entry by US Customs and Border Protection upon arrival....

 2020-04-03 19:00 

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Earth Sees Reduction in Seismic Noise Amid Global COVID-19 Lockdowns...

New seismological data shows that isolation policies geared toward combating the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus are responsible for the recent reduction in seismic noise - allowing researchers to better detect earthquakes and other related event...

 2020-04-03 18:57 

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Israeli Scientists: Human Trials for COVID-19 Vaccine Prototype to Start in June...

A team of Israeli scientists say they are just days away from finishing the production of the active component of a COVID-19 vaccine that could be tested on humans as soon as June 1....

 2020-04-03 18:54 

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Lawmakers Call for Probe Into Captain Removal From US Aircraft Carrier Roosevelt - Letter...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US Congressmen Ted Lieu and Ruben Gallego on Friday wrote a letter to Defense Department Inspector General Glenn Fine urging him to open an investigation into the removal of US aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt Capt. Brett Crozier...

 2020-04-03 18:54 

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Belarus's President Warns Global Elites Using COVID-19 Crisis to Try to Reshape World Order...

Belarus has been one of the few nations in the northern hemisphere to resist introducing nation-wide quarantines and other large-scale restrictions in its battle with the new coronavirus, instead preferring a targeted response....

 2020-04-03 18:51 

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Jeremy Corbyn Was 'Vilified' by Own Party, Says Wife of Labour Leader...

Jeremy Corbyn has served as Labour leader since 2015, but after the party's worst electoral result since the 1930s, he announced in December that he would stand down....

 2020-04-03 18:40 

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Naked Lunch: UFC Star Paige VanZant Poses Nude Amid Coronavirus Crisis...

While Paige and her husband wear virtually next to nothing in these photos, some strategically placed objects are always present in the shots in order to preserve their modesty....

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