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 2020-04-03 19:10 

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Democrats say paid leave law has broad exemptions for businesses amid coronavirus pandemic...

The Trump administration and Democrats remain at odds over who should qualify for paid leave amid the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-04-03 19:02 

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Iraq suspends, fines Reuters news agency over virus report...

Iraq has suspended the work of the Reuters news agency for three months, following a report saying the country's government was under-reporting confirmed cases of the new coronavirus...

 2020-04-03 19:00 

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Biden offers advice for families amid coronavirus pandemic in new virtual campaign effort...

Former Vice President Biden offers advice for families amid coronavirus pandemic in new virtual campaign effort....

 2020-04-03 18:59 

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Small biz rescue off to spotty start; some banks not ready...

The federal government's relief program for small businesses is off to a bumpy start, with few businesses able to apply and some big banks saying they're not ready to process applications...

 2020-04-03 18:55 

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Daughter, grandson of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, RFK's daughter, drown in canoe accident...

The Kennedy family has a history of tragic deaths....

 2020-04-03 18:49 

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[ Health ]

Mormons hold signature conference virtually due to pandemic...

For the first time in more than 70 years, top leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will deliver speeches at the faith's signature conference this weekend without an in-person audience...

 2020-04-03 18:43 

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[ International ]

Hungary's Orban strikes back at EU criticism on extra powers...

Hungary's prime minister has struck back at his critics in the European Union by saying he has "no time" to deal with them during the coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-04-03 18:28 

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[ International ]

Putin suggests sizable oil production cut as prices fall...

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he supports cutting oil production by about 10 million barrels a day to shore up falling prices...

 2020-04-03 18:06 

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Indian Country faces higher risks, lack of resources in COVID-19 fight...

As the number of COVID19 cases in the Navajo Nation climbs, experts say they're concerned about the high risk of transmission in Indian Country,...

 2020-04-03 17:59 

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Trump resists a nationwide stay-at-home order. Fauci says 'I don't understand why' some states not acting...

Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNN he doesn't understand why every state not under stay-at-home order as President Donald Trump resists a nationwide call, leaving it to states....

 2020-04-03 17:18 

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[ Health ]

As Africa locks down, some deliveries of aid are threatened...

More than half of Africa's 54 countries have closed their land, air and sea borders, while fears rise that the coronavirus-related restrictions are delaying access to critical aid...

 2020-04-03 16:50 

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Field hospital to be set up at University of Kentucky...

The University of Kentucky has announced plans to construct a 400-bed field hospital at its Lexington campus...

 2020-04-03 16:33 

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Competition among state, local governments creates bidding war for medical equipment...

State and local governments across the United States are vying to purchase the same equipment, creating a competitive market for those materials that drives up prices....

 2020-04-03 16:01 

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Sailors on aircraft carrier give their fired captain a rousing sendoff...

The sailors aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt give their captain a rousing send-off after he is relieved of command by Navy brass....

 2020-04-03 15:18 

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California governor says state will 'rely disproportionately on ourselves' over federal government amid outbreak...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom discusses his handling of the coronavirus outbreak and how he's helping other states on...

 2020-04-03 15:13 

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[ Health ]

Democrats elevate health care as virus-era campaign argument...

Democrats are zeroing in on health care as one of the few issues that might resonate among Americans who have largely shelved election year politics as they focus on protecting their families from the spreading coronavirus...

 2020-04-03 14:55 

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[ Health ]

Prince Charles opens new London hospital for virus patients...

Prince Charles has remotely opened a temporary hospital for COVID-19 patients at London's main exhibition center as the number of coronavirus-related deaths reported in the U.K. surpassed China's official total...

 2020-04-03 14:50 

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[ International ]

With high schools closed, France's key 'Bac' exam canceled...

For the first time in France's history, students won't take the national end-of-high-school exam known as the Baccalaureat this year, amid school closures due to the coronavirus crisis...

 2020-04-03 14:03 

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Cuban docs fighting coronavirus around world, defying US...

The Trump administration has been trying to stamp out one of Cuba's signature programs _ the dispatch of medical workers around the globe...

 2020-04-03 13:43 

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Scramble for virus supplies strains global solidarity...

From tiny San Marino wedged next to two of Italy's hardest-hit provinces in the coronavirus outbreak to more economically powerful nations like Italy, countries are running up against export bans and seizures in the scramble for vital medical supplies...

 2020-04-03 13:13 

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[ International ]

As Africa locks down, some deliveries of aid are threatened...

More than half of Africa's 54 countries have closed their land, air and sea borders, while fears rise that the coronavirus-related restrictions are delaying access to critical aid...

 2020-04-03 13:10 

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Pentagon asked to provide 85 refrigerated trucks, 100K body bags for coronavirus response...

The Defense Department has been tasked with providing 85 refrigerated trucks and 100,000 body bags to assist state health agencies with mortuary affairs....

 2020-04-03 13:06 

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[ Health ]

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

A record-long streak of U.S. job growth ended suddenly in March after nearly a decade as employers cut 701,000 jobs because of the viral outbreak that's all but shut down the U.S. economy...

 2020-04-03 12:57 

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NYC mayor urges national enlistment program for doctors...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling for a national enlistment program for doctors and nurses to handle an expected surge in coronavirus cases in New York and other places around the country...

 2020-04-03 12:55 

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[ Health ]

Commission seeks clarity on absentees for Wisconsin election...

The Wisconsin Election Commission says a federal judge who ordered an extension for absentee voting in Tuesday's election should ensure that no results are reported until all absentee ballots are in...

 2020-04-03 12:40 

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Record snow falls in Upper Midwest, new storm to hit California this weekend...

Seven states from Minnesota to Kansas are under ice and snow alerts Friday morning....

 2020-04-03 12:38 

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[ Health ]

Florida finally takes cruise passengers, some on stretchers...

Passengers from an ill-fated cruise are being allowed to touch dry land for the first time in weeks...

 2020-04-03 12:08 

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[ International ]

Prince Charles opens fast-tracked London hospital...

Prince Charles remotely opened Friday the new Nightingale Hospital at London's main exhibition and conference center, a temporary facility that will soon be able to treat 4,000 people who have contracted the COVID-19 disease...

 2020-04-03 11:48 

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[ Health ]

Vendors return in Wuhan as China prepares virus memorial...

Sidewalk vegetable markets are reopening in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic began as residents prepare for a weekend memorial for health workers and others who died in the outbreak...

 2020-04-03 10:52 

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[ International ]

Israel to help Christians share 'holy fire' amid outbreak...

Israeli officials say they are working with foreign governments and Orthodox Christian leaders to make sure that one of their most ancient and mysterious rituals _ the Holy Fire ceremony _ is not extinguished by the coronavirus outbreak...

 2020-04-03 10:03 

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[ International ]

Prague removes monument to WWII Soviet commander...

A district in Prague has removed a controversial statue of a Soviet World War II commander from its site...

 2020-04-03 10:02 

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The Note: Campaigns seek elusive political normalcy...

This crisis that has shaken the nation has blown up all assumptions about each campaign....

 2020-04-03 10:00 

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Fewer than half of Americans believe their daily routine will return to normal by June, as fears over coronavirus rise: POLL...

Fewer than half of Americans believe their daily routine will return to normal by June 1, amid sharply rising concerns over coronavirus, a new ABC News/Ipsos poll shows....

 2020-04-03 09:44 

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[ International ]

Brokerage worker loses paternity leave appeal in Japan...

A Japanese court has rejected a request by a former brokerage manager to get his job back after he took paternity leave at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley...

 2020-04-03 09:41 

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[ International ]

Man accused of killing US journalist to stay in prison...

A Pakistani provincial government has ordered a British Pakistani man whose conviction in the kidnapping and killing of a U.S. journalist was overturned to remain in custody for three months...

 2020-04-03 09:33 

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[ International ]

AP PHOTOS: Greek capital's streets deserted during lockdown...

Deserted squares, padlocked parks, empty avenues where cars were once jammed bumper-to-bumper in heavy traffic...

 2020-04-03 09:12 

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White House considers plan to cover medical bills for millions of uninsured Americans...

The White House promises cash payments to cover the cost of unpaid medical bills, with millions of Americans uninsured and unemployed....

 2020-04-03 09:09 

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A timeline of Cuomo's and Trump's responses to coronavirus outbreak...

A look at the federal and New York responses to the coronavirus crisis....

 2020-04-03 08:52 

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[ International ]

Mosques stay open in Pakistan even as virus death toll rises...

Mosques were allowed to remain open in Pakistan on Friday, the Muslim sabbath when adherents gather for weekly prayers, even as the coronavirus pandemic spread and much of the country had shut down...

 2020-04-03 08:41 

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[ Health ]

The daily terrors: Improvising in a makeshift ICU in Spain...

The tension is palpable in this makeshift ICU in Spain...

 2020-04-03 08:41 

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[ Health ]

Poland divided over having presidential vote during pandemic...

Poland's parliament is preparing to vote on legislation that would transform the country's May presidential election into one conducted exclusively by mail-in ballots...

 2020-04-03 08:07 

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US faces shortage of drugs that could be possible treatments for coronavirus: FDA...

The FDA says the U.S. faces shortage of drugs that could be possible treatments for coronavirus. They are already used to treat malaria, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis....

 2020-04-03 08:00 

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'Obamacare' enrollment might be closed, but you could qualify anyway: What to know about lost health insurance...

Americans are losing their jobs, and with it, their health insurance. Three things to know about Trump's decision not to open reenrollment of Obamacare....

 2020-04-03 07:03 

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[ International ]

Israel arrests Palestinian official in east Jerusalem...

Israeli police have arrested the Palestinian minister for Jerusalem affairs for allegedly violating an Israeli ban on Palestinian political activities in east Jerusalem...

 2020-04-03 06:59 

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[ Health ]

"We love you NHS": UK health service gears up for virus peak...

Britain's National Health Service, the cornerstone of the nation's post-war welfare state, may be stretched to the breaking point in the coming weeks...

 2020-04-03 06:45 

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[ International ]

After ignoring warnings, Israeli ultra-Orthodox hit by virus...

After ignoring weeks of pleas to avoid large gatherings and to stay at home, Israel's insular ultra-Orthodox community is suffering disproportionately from the coronavirus outbreak...

 2020-04-03 05:56 

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[ International ]

Chinese struggle to return to work as virus controls ease...

Millions of Chinese workers are streaming back to factories, shops and offices but many still face anti-coronavirus controls that add to their financial losses and aggravation...

 2020-04-03 05:45 

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[ Health ]

The Latest: Bank says virus could cost world $4.1 trillion...

The Asian Development Bank forecasts that the coronavirus pandemic will cost the world economy as much as $4.1 trillion, or nearly 5% of all economic activity...

 2020-04-03 05:44 

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[ Health ]

Virus deaths, unemployment accelerating across Europe, US...

Coronavirus deaths are mounting with alarming speed in Spain, Italy and New York, the most lethal hot spot in the United States...

 2020-04-03 05:11 

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[ Health ]

'Surreal': NY funeral homes struggle as virus deaths surge...

Many funeral homes in New York and around the globe are in crisis as they try to meet surging demand amid the coronavirus pandemic...

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