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Schumer: Trump thinks coronavirus crisis ‘revolves around him’

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) knocked President Trump’s efforts amid the coronavirus crisis late Tuesday, asserting the president is focused on daily fights with his perceived political enemies instead ...

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Bill Gates says halting WHO funding is “as dangerous as it sounds”

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has denounced US President Donald Trump’s decision to halt funding to the World Health Organization in an early morning tweet. “”Halting funding for the World Health ...

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California prepares for socially distant schools in the fall

Reopening schools was the last thing on California education leaders’ minds — until Tuesday. With the state increasingly confident about its ability to control the spread of the coronavirus, Gov. ...

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UN Secretary General says World Health Organization “must be supported”

The World Health Organization “must be supported,” the UN Secretary General said in a statement Tuesday evening, after US President Donald Trump cut funding to the organization. “It is my ...

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US governors warn of long-term challenges after coronavirus emergency restrictions lifted

The governor of Oregon joined with Washington and California this week to discuss a plan for ending the coronavirus economic shutdown, but Gov. Kate Brown says people shouldn’t expect everything ...

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Alaska to allow elective medical procedures to resume

said elective medical procedures would be allowed again soon, as a first step towards reopening the economy in the wake of coronavirus. “We feel we’re at the point now that ...

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1.4 million people in the United Kingdom have applied for welfare support

A total of 1.4 million people in the UK have claimed welfare support since the coronavirus pandemic began, the country’s Work and Pensions Secretary Thérèse Coffey said. Coffey said the ...

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More than 26,000 coronavirus deaths have been reported in the US

The US has recorded 26,033 deaths from the novel coronavirus after the most fatalities in a single day since the epidemic began were reported on Tuesday, according to Johns Hopkins ...

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Michigan extends coronavirus-related business closures through April 30

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed several executive orders Monday, ordering several types of businesses to remain closed to the public for the time being. The orders will impact restaurants — ...

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Paul Manafort seeking release from prison due to coronavirus threat

Paul Manafort

President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, is seeking early release from prison due to the threat the coronavirus poses to his health. Manafort lawyer Kevin Downing made the ...

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