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COVID-19 pandemic hits world’s poorest hard as cases rise in India, Pakistan – National

COVID-19 pandemic hits world’s poorest hard as cases rise in India, Pakistan - National

The United Nations and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement are urging that governments and others unite in developing a “people’s vaccine” to protect everyone against the coronavirus. Their appeal came ahead of a vaccine summit in London organized by the Global Vaccine Alliance that is seeking to …

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Memorial Day: Trump honours America’s fallen veterans amid the coronavirus pandemic – National

Memorial Day: Trump honours America’s fallen veterans amid the coronavirus pandemic - National

U.S. President Donald Trump honoured America’s war dead Monday in back-to-back Memorial Day appearances colored by an epic struggle off the battlefield, against the coronavirus. Eager to demonstrate national revival from the pandemic, Trump doubled up on his Memorial Day public schedule, while threatening to pull the Republican National Convention …

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Trump asks GOP Senators to ‘be tough’ on Democrats ahead of U.S. fall election – National

Trump asks GOP Senators to ‘be tough’ on Democrats ahead of U.S. fall election - National

U.S. President Donald Trump implored Senate Republicans to “be tough” on Democrats heading into the fall election, touting his own poll numbers against rival Joe Biden during a free-wheeling private lunch on Capitol Hill. With top White House advisers in tow, Trump attended what was perhaps one of the largest …

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‘Total’ authority: U.S. senators, legal experts worried over Trump’s emergency powers – National

‘Total’ authority: U.S. senators, legal experts worried over Trump’s emergency powers - National

The day he declared the COVID-19 pandemic a national emergency, U.S. President Donald Trump made a cryptic offhand remark. “I have the right to do a lot of things that people don’t even know about,” he said at the White House. Trump wasn’t just crowing. Dozens of statutory authorities become …

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Trump says U.S. coronavirus task force to wind down as focus shifts to reopening – National

Trump says U.S. coronavirus task force to wind down as focus shifts to reopening - National

The White House coronavirus task force will wind down as the country moves into a second phase that focuses on the aftermath of the outbreak, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday. Trump confirmed the plans after Vice President Mike Pence, who leads the group, told reporters the White House may start …

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Trump urges economic reopening in virtual town hall as U.S. coronavirus deaths pass 60K – National

Trump urges economic reopening in virtual town hall as U.S. coronavirus deaths pass 60K - National

Anxious to spur an economic recovery without risking lives, U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday insisted that “you can satisfy both” — see some states gradually lift lockdowns while also protecting people from the coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 60,000 Americans. The president, fielding questions from Americans in …

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U.S. Senate to reconvene Monday with 100 senators amid coronavirus testing concerns – National

U.S. Senate to reconvene Monday with 100 senators amid coronavirus testing concerns - National

Weighing the risks, the U.S. Senate will reopen on Monday as the coronavirus crisis rages and the House stays shuttered, an approach that leaves Congress as divided as the nation. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s decision to convene 100 senators at the Capitol during a pandemic gives U.S. President …

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Coronavirus: Trump signs executive order forcing U.S. meat processors to stay open – National

Coronavirus: Trump signs executive order forcing U.S. meat processors to stay open - National

U.S. President Donald Trump took executive action Tuesday to order meat processing plants to stay open amid concerns over growing coronavirus cases and the impact on the nation’s food supply. The order uses the Defence Production Act to classify meat processing as critical infrastructure to try to prevent a shortage …

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Several U.S. states prepare to ease coronavirus restrictions despite experts’ worries – National

Several U.S. states prepare to ease coronavirus restrictions despite experts’ worries - National

Another wave of states prepared to ease coronavirus restrictions on U.S. commerce this week, despite health experts warning there is still too little diagnostic testing, while the White House forecast a staggering jump in the nation’s monthly jobless rate. Colorado, Mississippi, Minnesota, Montana and Tennessee were set to join several …

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Coronavirus: Disinfectant riff the latest of Trump’s many clashes with science – National

Coronavirus: Disinfectant riff the latest of Trump’s many clashes with science - National

What U.S. President Donald Trump says and does often flies in the face of mainstream science. Coronavirus and the idea of injecting disinfectants is only the latest episode. When a rare solar eclipse happened in 2017, astronomers and eye doctors repeatedly warned people not to stare directly at the sun …

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