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 2020-03-30 06:36 

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Fearing Gaza virus spread, Hamas preps for mass quarantines...

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — When Nima Amraa returned to the Gaza Strip from neighboring Egypt earlier this month, she was surprised to learn she was being placed in a makeshift quarantine center......

 2020-03-30 06:26 

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Jordan releases travelers quarantined at Dead Sea hotels...

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan on Monday began releasing releasing thousands of travelers who were quarantined for the last two weeks at five-star hotels on the Dead Sea in order to prevent the......

 2020-03-30 06:08 

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Bellator cools rage in the cage in wake of coronavirus...

Bellator President Scott Coker spent time during the coronavirus pandemic like so many others, binging on Netflix and catching up on "Tiger King.""That's a crazy show," Coker......

 2020-03-30 06:00 

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Asian shares extend losses as toll from pandemic surges...

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian markets started the week with fresh losses as countries reported surging numbers of infections from the coronavirus that has prompted shutdowns of travel and business in many......

 2020-03-30 05:16 

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Man, 72, wounded in Hanukkah stabbings dies from injuries...

NEW YORK (AP) — A man who was among the five people stabbed during a Hanukkah celebration north of New York City has died three months after the attack, according to an Orthodox Jewish......

 2020-03-30 04:47 

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Popular Japanese comedian dies from the coronavirus...

TOKYO (AP) — Popular Japanese comedian Ken Shimura, who drew inspiration from the American comedic icon Jerry Lewis, has died from the coronavirus, becoming Japan's first known celebrity victim of......

 2020-03-30 04:43 

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What to know about the coronavirus numbers in New York...

NEW YORK (AP) — The official statistics reported by health authorities would seem to show that the United States has more coronavirus infections than any other country and that the New York......

 2020-03-30 04:39 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump gets a reality check on coronavirus...

WASHINGTON (AP) — For weeks, President Donald Trump carved out a trail of groundless assurances about the coronavirus pandemic as health officials, governors and local officials sounded alarm......

 2020-03-30 04:32 

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Grandma is gone: Coronavirus keeps kids from older family...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A few weeks ago, Debbie Cameron saw her grandsons most days, playing the piano, making after-school snacks or singing nursery rhymes with the baby in her Chandler, Arizona,......

 2020-03-30 04:26 

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Coronavirus response highlights deepening partisan divide...

NEW YORK (AP) — In Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti has instituted a shutdown on a city of nearly 4 million people and threatened uncooperative business owners with power shutoffs and......

 2020-03-30 04:01 

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Sesame Workshop enlists Elmo, Cookie Monster on hand washing...

NEW YORK (AP) — Elmo, Rooster and Cookie Monster are doing their part to help keep kids safe as the coronavirus pandemic grinds on.The beloved Sesame Street Muppets are featured in some of......

 2020-03-30 02:54 

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Songwriter of 'I Love Rock and Roll' dies of COVID-19...

Alan Merrill — who wrote the song "I Love Rock and Roll" that became a signature hit for fellow rocker Joan Jett — died Sunday in New York of complications from the coronavirus, his daughter sad.......

 2020-03-30 02:52 

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Asian shares extend losses as toll from pandemic surges...

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares started the week with fresh losses as countries reported surging numbers of infections from the coronavirus that has prompted shutdowns of travel and business in many......

 2020-03-30 01:56 

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Governor: dozens at Tennessee nursing home have virus...

An outbreak of the new coronavirus at a Tennessee nursing home has forced the facility to be temporarily closed for cleaning with dozens of residents and staff members sent into quarantine, Gov.......

 2020-03-30 01:35 

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Tokyo's infection spike after Olympic delay sparks questions...

TOKYO (AP) — Before the Olympics were postponed, Japan looked like it had coronavirus infections contained, even as they spread in neighboring countries. Now that the games have been pushed to......

 2020-03-30 01:24 

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Alicia Keys, Backstreet Boys kick off 'living room' concert...

NEW YORK (AP) — Alicia Keys sang softly from the piano — from her home — to kick off the hour-long "living room" benefit concert put on to raise money during the coronavirus crisis.Keys......

 2020-03-30 00:19 

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New York passes grim milestone: Over 1,000 killed by virus, more than two-thirds of the deaths in NYC...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York passes grim milestone: Over 1,000 killed by virus, more than two-thirds of the deaths in NYC....

 2020-03-30 00:15 

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Second person in Montana dies of coronavirus-related illness...

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A second person in Montana has died of coronavirus-related illness, health officials said Sunday.Madison County health officials said in a statement that a county......

 2020-03-29 23:40 

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Photo of health care workers flying to help NY gets love...

A photo of health care professionals from Georgia on a Southwest plane on their way to help with the coronavirus outbreak in New York is getting lots of love online.The photo shows dozens......

 2020-03-29 23:10 

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Instacart workers seek strike as jobs get busier, riskier...

NEW YORK (AP) — A possible strike by Instacart workers highlights the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the grocery delivery business, where workers are worried about their safety as they try......

 2020-03-29 22:55 

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John Prine in critical condition with COVID-19 symptoms...

NEW YORK (AP) — The family of John Prine says the singer-songwriter is critically ill and has been placed on a ventilator while being treated for COVID-19-type symptoms.A message posted on......

 2020-03-29 21:23 

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California prepares for coronavirus surge in week ahead...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Californians endured a weekend of stepped-up restrictions aimed at keeping them home as much as possible while hospitals and health officials scrambled Sunday to ready......

 2020-03-29 21:17 

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Deadline extended indefinitely for Triple Crown nominations...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The final deadline to nominate horses for the Triple Crown series is being extended indefinitely because of the coronavirus.It was scheduled to be Monday.The......

 2020-03-29 20:48 

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Hawaii tourism grinds to halt as virus restrictions tighten...

HONOLULU (AP) — Like many cities across the world, Honolulu came to an eerie standstill this weekend as officials implemented measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic throughout the......

 2020-03-29 20:43 

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Stranded ship awaits Panama passage, faces doubts in Florida...

PANAMA CITY (AP) — More than 1,800 passengers and crew — some infected with COVID-19 — stranded off Panama were receiving mixed signals on Sunday about the chance for finally reaching port in......

 2020-03-29 20:37 

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Governor vows to increase testing as COVID-19 cases surge...

CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Sunday that Illinois will soon more than double the number of daily COVID-19 tests it can administer as the number of cases surged.Public health......

 2020-03-29 20:36 

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Serial killer dubbed Grim Sleeper dies in California prison...

SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — Lonnie Franklin, the convicted serial killer known as the "Grim Sleeper" who preyed on the women of South Los Angeles for more than two decades, has died in prison. He......

 2020-03-29 20:34 

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Feds approve disaster declaration for Connecticut...

A look at developments related to the coronavirus in Connecticut.DISASTER DECLARATIONPresident Donald Trump has approved a disaster declaration for Connecticut allowing federal help......

 2020-03-29 20:33 

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Trump says US won't pay for Meghan and Harry's security...

LONDON (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump has offered his opinion on the future of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, insisting the United States government won't pay for the couple's security if......

 2020-03-29 20:28 

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Country singer Joe Diffie dies of coronavirus complications...

NEW YORK (AP) — Country singer Joe Diffie, who had a string of hits in the 1990s with chart-topping ballads and honky-tonk singles like "Home" and "Pickup Man," has died after testing positive for......

 2020-03-29 19:57 

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Georgetown's Mac McClung to test NBA waters, could return...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown sophomore guard Mac McClung announced Sunday that he is declaring for the NBA draft but will maintain his eligibility so he can return to college.The 6-foot-2......

 2020-03-29 19:49 

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Arizona's McDonald to return for senior season...

Arizona guard Aari McDonald will return for her senior season, bypassing a chance to leave early for the WNBA."I am already counting down the days until I can get back on the court with my......

 2020-03-29 19:45 

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Coronavirus deaths rise to six, cases to 426 in Arkansas...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The number of coronavirus deaths in Arkansas has risen by one to six, the number of cases increased by 18 while the number of hospitalized virus patients fell by five,......

 2020-03-29 19:37 

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Timmy Hill virtual winner of NASCAR's live iRacing event...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead sang the national anthem from a remote location. Troy Aikman, borrowing Matthew McConaughey's trademark phrase "Alright, alright, alright,"......

 2020-03-29 19:07 

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What you need to know today about the virus outbreak...

The coronavirus is continuing its relentless spread, as the daily number of infections worldwide continues to jump sharply. World Health Organization figures show the increase in new infections is......

 2020-03-29 19:04 

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Iowa officials confirm 38 new COVID-19 cases, 4th death...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa health officials said Sunday that they have confirmed 38 more cases of COVID-19 and a fourth death.The Iowa Department of Public Health said the state now has......

 2020-03-29 19:01 

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Virginia reports 22 deaths in COVID-19 outbreak...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak has claimed more than 20 lives in Virginia.Virginia health officials said that 22 people had died after contracting COVID-19 as of Sunday.......

 2020-03-29 18:36 

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Fit, healthy 33-year-old recounts falling ill to coronavirus...

ROME (AP) — Andrea Napoli didn't fit the usual profile of a coronavirus patient.At 33, he was in perfect health, with no history of respiratory disease. And he was in top physical shape,......

 2020-03-29 18:16 

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Storms, tornadoes damage homes, businesses in Midwest, South...

Strong storms that brought tornadoes, high winds, hail and rain to parts of the Midwest and South caused extensive damage in some areas but no deaths, officials said Sunday.Tornadoes were......

 2020-03-29 18:10 

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Lawmakers considering emergency bills for COVID-19 fight...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Kristi Noem has asked South Dakota lawmakers to act Monday on 10 pieces of emergency legislation aimed at a months-long COVID-19 fight.The emergency......

 2020-03-29 18:04 

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Oklahoma coronavirus cases rise to 429, now 16 deaths...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Health on Sunday reported one additional death due to the coronavirus and 52 new cases statewide.There are now 429 confirmed cases in......

 2020-03-29 17:51 

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Hundreds at church flout COVID-19 gatherings ban...

CENTRAL, La. (AP) — Hundreds of people flouted Louisiana's COVID-19 ban on gatherings, coming on buses and in personal vehicles to the first of three Sunday services at their church a day after......

 2020-03-29 17:36 

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Inslee: Washington needs more coronavirus test supplies...

SEATTLE (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee said Sunday that Washington state still has a shortage of coronavirus testing kits and again suggested the shutdown of most businesses and extreme social distancing......

 2020-03-29 17:35 

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Nevada has 738 positive COVID-19 cases, at least 14 deaths...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The number of positive coronavirus cases in Nevada is now up to 738 with at least 14 deaths also reported in the state.The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services......

 2020-03-29 17:11 

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Call to the wild: Great outdoors an escape in tough times...

Jim Klug's office phone rings off the hook with anxious anglers inquiring about the status of their upcoming fly-fishing trips.It's a stressful time for the co-owner of a fishing travel......

 2020-03-29 17:04 

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Visa extends athlete sponsorship to 2021 after Olympic delay...

Visa has told its global roster of Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls their sponsorships will be extended into 2021 after the Tokyo Games were postponed, providing some financial certainty amid the......

 2020-03-29 17:00 

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Minnesotans worry as COVID-19 to nursing homes...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota residents are worried about their elderly loved ones as the coronavirus outbreak spreads to nursing homes.At least 17 people living in nine senior care......

 2020-03-29 16:43 

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Singer-songwriter Jan Howard dies at 91...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Singer-songwriter Jan Howard, who had a No. 1 country hit "For Loving You" with Bill Anderson and wrote hits for others like Kitty Wells' "It's All Over But the Crying,"......

 2020-03-29 16:25 

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Virus forces Europeans to ask: How united do we want to be?...

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Europe's fractured union came under new pressure this weekend, as Italy and Spain pleaded for urgent European help to withstand the virus ordeal but Germany showed......

 2020-03-29 16:24 

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In virus times, have Americans found a shared experience?...

As an uneasy March unspooled, as coronavirus dread descended upon the United States, it became commonplace — and, for public figures, quite practical — to point out how, unlike most major events......

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