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 2020-04-01 11:22 

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'I heard the roar': Big earthquake hits Idaho...

A large earthquake struck north of Boise on Tuesday evening, with people across a large area reporting shaking...

 2020-04-01 10:00 

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The Note: Andrew Cuomo and fellow governors loom over presidential race...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is among those emerging as a star -- in ways that could signal concern about Joe Biden's candidacy....

 2020-04-01 09:45 

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[ Health ]

Volunteers fill gaps amid UK pandemic lockdown...

Britain is in the process of mobilizing around 750,000 volunteers to help vulnerable people after the government ordered a nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of COVID-19...

 2020-04-01 09:20 

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Delays, despair as coronavirus pandemic halts family reunification hearings for foster children...

The coronavirus outbreak and the subsequent shutdown has put family reunification hearings across the country on hold....

 2020-04-01 08:42 

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[ International ]

Roadside bombing in Afghanistan kills 8, mostly children...

An Afghan official says a roadside bomb has struck a minivan in southern Helmand province, killing at least eight civilians, including six children...

 2020-04-01 08:28 

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Mass testing, empty ICUs: Germany scores early against virus...

Germany has seen a steady rise in the number of new coronavirus infections, but so far deaths have been low compared to many of its European neighbors...

 2020-04-01 08:10 

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Bernie Sanders, acknowledging 'narrow path' to nomination, continues to push agenda amid pandemic...

Sen. Bernie Sanders focuses on COVID-19 response as path to nomination narrows...

 2020-04-01 06:44 

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The Latest: Experts say virus could kill up to 240,000 in US...

As the number of coronavirus deaths continues to surge in the United States, officials are warning the disease could kill between 100,000 and 240,000 Americans, even if people continue to stay home and limit their contact with others...

 2020-04-01 06:30 

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Fake news or the truth? Russia cracks down on virus postings...

Russian authorities have declared war on what they are calling "fake news" about the coronavirus...

 2020-04-01 06:10 

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[ International ]

Saudi official urges Muslims to delay hajj plans over virus...

A senior Saudi official has urged more than 1 million Muslims intending to travel to Islam's holiest sites in the kingdom this year to perform the hajj to delay making plans due to the new coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-04-01 06:09 

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[ International ]

US again accused of killing civilians in Somalia airstrikes...

The U.S. military is facing more allegations of killing civilians with airstrikes in Somalia, and now says it will address the issue more fully in upcoming public reports...

 2020-04-01 06:08 

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Experts say virus could kill up to 240,000 Americans...

As the number of coronavirus deaths continues to surge in the U.S., officials warn the disease could kill between 100,000 and 240,000 Americans, even if people continue to stay home and limit their contact with others...

 2020-04-01 05:20 

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[ International ]

Dryness, sudden winds factors in deadly China forest fire...

Chinese officials say dry conditions, high temperatures and a sudden change in wind direction all contributed to the deaths of 19 people in a forest fire in mountainous southwestern China...

 2020-04-01 05:07 

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More than 50 infected with virus at California nursing home...

A Southern California nursing home has been hit hard by the coronavirus, with more than 50 residents infected — a troubling development amid cautious optimism that cases in the state may peak more slowly than expected...

 2020-04-01 05:06 

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[ Health ]

California cities want transparency rules waived in pandemic...

Hundreds of California cities are asking the governor to suspend or delay a host of state laws, citing the unprecedented challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-04-01 05:02 

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[ International ]

AP PHOTOS: Birds claim Peru beach emptied by virus outbreak...

Agua Dulce beach is usually a sea of humanity, packed with as many as 40,000 people a day at the height of Peru's Southern Hemisphere summer, which runs from December to March.The new coronavirus pandemic has changed all that. Peru's President Mar...

 2020-04-01 04:22 

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[ Health ]

Trump says 'life and death' at stake in following guidelines...

President Donald Trump is urging Americans to heed his administration's guidelines for responding to the coronavirus pandemic, calling it "a matter of life and death."...

 2020-04-01 02:29 

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[ International ]

AP PHOTOS: Indian migrants walk hundreds of miles to go home...

They were hungry. Some had not eaten for days. Others survived on water and biscuits.But they walked anyway for hundreds of miles, in groups of families that included men and women, young and old — all trudging along deserted highways.Some had nothi...

 2020-04-01 01:19 

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Calls mount to close Grand Canyon after resident gets virus...

Calls are mounting for the federal government to close Grand Canyon National Park after a resident of the iconic park tested positive for the coronavirus and has been in isolation...

 2020-04-01 01:12 

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Restaurant owner worried about bills, DACA status says shutting down amid coronavirus was 'really hard' but necessary...

Zaid Consuegra Sauza opened Pirate's Bone Burgers, a plant-based restaurant, six months ago. He shut it down two weeks ago due to the novel coronavirus....

 2020-04-01 00:39 

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Despite calls for global cooperation, US and China fight over leading coronavirus response...

The U.S. and Chinese governments have increasingly turned the coronavirus pandemics into a contest over their primacy as the world's leading humanitarian force....

 2020-04-01 00:34 

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[ International ]

Rights, press groups condemn killing of Mexican journalist...

Human rights and press freedom groups are condemning the murder of a Mexican journalist, at least the 12th such killing since the current president took office in December 2018...

 2020-03-31 22:23 

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White House projects 100K to 240K US deaths from virus...

The White House is projecting 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus pandemic if current social distancing guidelines are maintained...

 2020-03-31 22:04 

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Coronavirus government response updates: Grim Trump says guidelines a 'matter of life and death'...

President Donald Trump has abruptly changed his messaging from...

 2020-03-31 22:02 

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[ Health ]

White House projects 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in US from coronavirus pandemic if social distancing maintained...

White House projects 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in US from coronavirus pandemic if social distancing maintained...

 2020-03-31 21:59 

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Too little too late? Experts decry Mexico virus policy delay...

Mexico has started taking tougher measures against the coronavirus after weeks of its president hugging followers and saying religious medals would protect him...

 2020-03-31 21:54 

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[ Health ]

First N95 medical mask imports finally reaching US...

The first shipments of N95 medical masks to reach the U.S. since February are arriving by plane and ship this week, and trucks are standing ready to get them to coronavirus hot spots around the country...

 2020-03-31 21:48 

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[ Health ]

Hospitals overflowing with bodies in US epicenter of virus...

It has become a grim ritual outside New York City's hospitals: workers in protective gear loading the bodies of coronavirus victims into refrigerated trailers...

 2020-03-31 21:44 

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WATCH: Coronavirus daily update: March 31, 2020...

The latest news and biggest developments to keep you informed about the deadly pandemic....

 2020-03-31 21:44 

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[ Health ]

Early divisions as Congress weighs next help for economy...

The bipartisan partnership that propelled a $2.2 trillion economic rescue package through Congress just days ago is already showing signs of strain...

 2020-03-31 21:39 

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[ International ]

Disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region holds elections...

Nagorno-Karabakh, a region of Azerbaijan controlled by ethnic Armenian forces backed by Armenia, has held presidential and parliamentary elections...

 2020-03-31 21:30 

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[ International ]

Toronto cancels city-led and permitted events to June 30...

Canada's largest city, Toronto, is canceling city-led and permitted events through June 30...

 2020-03-31 21:22 

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[ International ]

Toronto cancels city-led and permitted events to June 30...

Canada's largest city, Toronto, is canceling city-led and permitted events through June 30...

 2020-03-31 21:08 

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[ Health ]

Should you wear mask in public if not sick with coronavirus?...

If you're not sick with the new coronavirus, should you wear a mask in public...

 2020-03-31 20:43 

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Candid talk from Dr. Fauci about future restrictions, White House deliberations...

Videos of a conversation between Dr. Fauci and his NIH boss were posted online that include candid tyalk of future restrictions and White House deliberations....

 2020-03-31 20:31 

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[ Health ]

FDA changes boost alcohol for sanitizer from ethanol makers...

The Food and Drug Administration has relaxed regulations on the types of alcohol that can be used for hand sanitizer during a shortage caused by high demand from the coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-03-31 19:52 

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After 'Zoom bombings', other incidents, FBI warns of videoconferencing hijacking amid coronavirus...

As more Americans rely on videoconferencing for work and to keep connected to love ones, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning of hijacks to network apps....

 2020-03-31 19:51 

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Captain of aircraft carrier struck by coronavirus wants sailors off ship...

The captain of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt is urging top Navy leaders to self-isolate most of his 5,000 sailors to slow the spread of the Corona Virus....

 2020-03-31 19:15 

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With families quarantined together, some police fear rise in domestic violence...

Police fear an increase in domestic violence amid widespread stay-at-home orders....

 2020-03-31 19:14 

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Trump's coronavirus team to reveal sobering data that drove decision to extend restrictions...

The administration is also considering whether everyone should wear a face mask....

 2020-03-31 18:59 

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School principal shares encouraging coronavirus-related acronym to help students through pandemic...

Belinda George, the principal at Homer Drive Elementary school in Beaumont, Texas, explains how she has adjust to virtual learning for her staff and students....

 2020-03-31 18:30 

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[ Health ]

Kids under threat: Virus hitting juvenile detention centers...

For the tens of thousands of kids locked up in juvenile detention centers and other correctional facilities across America, the coronavirus is on its way...

 2020-03-31 18:22 

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[ International ]

Syria: Air defenses down missiles from Israeli warplanes...

State media reports that Syrian air defenses have opened fire on missiles launched from Israeli warplanes on the central province of Homs, shooting down some of them...

 2020-03-31 18:22 

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[ International ]

Facebook joins resistance to Bolsonaro virus claims...

Major social media companies are taking aim at Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's dismissal of social distancing, joining others in the country who are lining up against his controversial stance regarding the new coronavirus...

 2020-03-31 18:03 

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[ Health ]

Virus disrupts pregnancy plans, raises anxiety and questions...

The coronavirus is disrupting pregnancy plans for many U.S. women and adding anxiety and uncertainty to an already stressful time...

 2020-03-31 17:47 

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[ International ]

Ethiopia postpones major election because of coronavirus...

Ethiopia's election set for August has been postponed as the national election board says the coronavirus makes it impossible to prepare...

 2020-03-31 17:45 

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DOJ watchdog finds new errors in FBI's handling of surveillance warrants...

A new audit into the FBI's surveillance warrant application process uncovered a series of errors in 25 of 29 randomly selected cases....

 2020-03-31 17:04 

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[ Health ]

Las Vegas marking parking places for homeless encampment...

Homeless people in Las Vegas have been directed to sleep in rectangles painted on the pavement in a makeshift parking lot camp as a way to limit the spread of the coronavirus...

 2020-03-31 17:04 

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[ Health ]

Las Vegas marking parking places for homeless encampment...

Homeless people in Las Vegas have been directed to sleep in rectangles painted on the pavement in a makeshift parking lot camp as a way to limit the spread of the coronavirus...

 2020-03-31 16:58 

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[ International ]

UN begins home food drops for Gaza's needy to stem virus...

A U.N. aid agency has begun delivering food to the homes of impoverished Palestinians instead of making them pick up such parcels at crowded distribution centers...

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