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Global stocks drift higher after China’s economy shows signs of rebound – National

Global stocks drift higher after China’s economy shows signs of rebound - National

Global shares were mostly higher after China reported strong manufacturing data, extending an overnight rally on Wall Street. France’s CAC 40 added 1.5% in early trading to 4,443.47. Germany’s DAX gained 2.5% to 10,063.41, while Britain’s FTSE 100 jumped 2.2% to 5,685.74. U.S. shares were set to drift higher, with …

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New York seeks 1 million health care workers to help fight coronavirus – National

New York seeks 1 million health care workers to help fight coronavirus - National

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo begged for health care reinforcements, saying up to 1 million more workers were needed to fight the coronavirus, while the World Health Organization warned Tuesday that the pandemic was far from over in Asia. Spain and Italy were still struggling to avoid the collapse of …

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‘I guess we got to do it’: How COVID-19 projections dashed Trump’s Easter U.S. re-opening – National

‘I guess we got to do it’: How COVID-19 projections dashed Trump’s Easter U.S. re-opening - National

The two doctors spread out their charts on the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office. The projections were grim: Even if the U.S. were to continue to do what it was doing, keeping the economy closed and most Americans in their homes, the coronavirus could leave 100,000 to 200,000 people …

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Coronavirus: Australia reports sustained slowdown in COVID-19 infection rate – National

Coronavirus: Australia reports sustained slowdown in COVID-19 infection rate - National

Australia reported a sustained fall in the rate of new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, but officials urged people not to become complacent and stressed the need for further strict social distancing policies. To ensure compliance, state authorities enacted sweeping powers to impose hefty fines and potential jail terms for anybody …

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Some U.S. Amazon, Instacart workers go on strike over coronavirus safety concerns – National

Some U.S. Amazon, Instacart workers go on strike over coronavirus safety concerns - National

Warehouse, delivery and retail gig workers in the United States went on strike on Monday to call attention to safety and wage concerns for people laboring through the coronavirus crisis. Among the strikers were some of the roughly 200,000 workers at U.S. online grocery delivery company Instacart, according to strike …

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Rise in new coronavirus cases in China solely due to infections from overseas – National

Rise in new coronavirus cases in China solely due to infections from overseas - National

Mainland China reported on Tuesday a rise in new confirmed novel coronavirus cases, reversing four days of declines, due to an uptick in infections involving travelers arriving from overseas. Mainland China had 48 new cases on Monday, the National Health Commission said in a statement, up from 31 new infections …

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U.S. senators push for delay to June 1 CUSMA start date, citing coronavirus pandemic – National

U.S. senators push for delay to June 1 CUSMA start date, citing coronavirus pandemic - National

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A bipartisan group of 19 U.S. senators urged the Trump administration to push back the planned June 1 start date for the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact, saying the short lead time would add to pressures on U.S. companies due to the spread of the coronavirus. READ MORE: …

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Comparing coronavirus responses: What did Canada and the U.S. do differently? – National

Comparing coronavirus responses: What did Canada and the U.S. do differently? - National

The United States has quickly become the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 2,500 Americans have lost their lives due to the illness since the pandemic broke out, according to Johns Hopkins University. There are more than 143,000 cases of the novel coronavirus in the U.S. as of Sunday …

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Coronavirus: Trudeau says he’s ‘proud’ of Canada’s COVID-19 response as U.S. cases soar – National

Coronavirus: Trudeau says he’s ‘proud’ of Canada’s COVID-19 response as U.S. cases soar - National

As U.S. President Donald Trump slowly comes to grips with his country’s grim prognosis for the novel coronavirus, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau conceded Monday he’s taking a measure of comfort from early signs that the caseload in Canada is on a different trajectory than the United States. Trudeau said he’s …

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Medical fetish site donates scrubs to help U.K. hospitals fighting coronavirus – National

Medical fetish site donates scrubs to help U.K. hospitals fighting coronavirus - National

Acts of kindness are the new kink. A medical fetish company donated its entire stock of scrubs to a U.K. hospital desperate for supplies during the novel coronavirus outbreak. MedFetUK supplies doctor scrubs, typically used as costumes, to those with a particular affinity for medical roleplay in the bedroom. READ …

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