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Bernie Sanders endorses ex-rival Joe Biden for president

Former US presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has endorsed Joe Biden’s campaign to take on Donald Trump in November’s election. Senator Sanders pulled out of the contest to be the Democratic ...

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Deadly tornadoes batter southern US states

At least 26 people have died after storms triggered tornadoes and flooding across several southern US states. As many as 60 tornadoes ripped through Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi on Sunday, ...

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Bill Gates: The world is ‘in uncharted territory’ due to lack of preparation for the coronavirus pandemic

Bill Gates

Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Bill Gates said Sunday the world is “in uncharted territory” due to a lack of investment and preparation for the novel coronavirus pandemic. The coronavirus has ...

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First sailor on virus-stricken USS Roosevelt dies

A sailor who was serving aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier has become the first on the ship to die from Covid-19, the US Navy announced. The sailor was ...

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Hundreds of Chicago voters warned of possible Coronavirus exposure after poll worker dies

Hundreds of Chicago voters who went to the polls in last month’s primary were being notified of possible exposure to COVID-19 including from a site where a poll worker later ...

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New York governor: We can’t reopen the economy without the transit system

While discussing reopening the economy, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo emphasized the importance of starting the transportation system along with the rest of the economy. “You can’t start one system ...

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UK stay-at-home order is not expected to ease this week

Emergency measures against Covid-19 in the UK will remain in place for now and are not expected to ease this week, the UK Foreign Secretary said on Monday. The government’s ...

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Black Americans are at a higher risk for coronavirus

Black Americans are at a higher risk for coronavirus. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants to begin addressing this by collecting the data first. “There was a recorder of the information ...

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Houston mayor: We’re not ready to reopen

While Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said he plans to issue an executive order this week with guidelines to reopen businesses in the state, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said his city ...

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At least 22,116 people have died from coronavirus in the US

According to Johns Hopkins University’s tally of cases in the United States, there are at least 557,663 cases of coronavirus in the US. At least 22,116 people have died in ...

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