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Worldwide Coronavirus: UK cafes, pubs and restaurants to close
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Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a new employment retention scheme to help fund the wages of people whose livelihoods have been affected by coronavirus. Johnson's finance minister Rishi Sunak also launched a enormous stimulus package to stabilise Britain's virus-hit economy on Friday, including the government paying the wages of workers up and down the country.

Worldwide U.S. senators defend selling shares before virus crash
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Sen. Feinstein also took to Twitter , saying, "Under Senate rules, I report my husband's financial transactions, I have no input into his decisions". "Burr knew how bad it would be", she tweeted . "He needs to resign". The freshman congresswoman also called on Sen. Stewart maintained her innocence but was sentenced to five months behind bars.

Worldwide Senators face hard questions after February stock sales
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Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler reportedly sold stocks the same day she participated in a briefing on coronavirus . Some of those arguments are easier to believe than others. And while Burr downplayed the threat of the coronavirus publicly, NPR obtained a recording of him privately warning of its dangers. "So, the whole group would include Richard Burr , the head of the Intelligence Committee, and it also would include Senator Kelly Loeffler , so the question is whether or not ...

Worldwide The gang-rape and murder that shocked India
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Singh, nicknamed " Nirbhaya " ("fearless"), survived long enough to identify her attackers and all 6 were arrested. Six people, including the four convicts and a juvenile, were named as accused. There are multiple arguments that have been made against using the death penalty in cases of rape and murder. Former Miss Universe and actor Sushmita Sen also lauded the resilience of Nirbhaya's mother all through the course of justice.

Worldwide Pakistan PM Imran Khan calls for lifting of Iran sanctions
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Underlining that urgency was the fatwa issued by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei , which prohibited "unnecessary" travel. More than 1,100 people have died in Iran as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Moreover, a 103-year-old woman in Iran has recovered after being infected with the new coronavirus , state media reported, despite overwhelming evidence that the elderly are most at risk from the disease.

Worldwide Tulsi Gabbard Suspends Her Presidential Campaign, Endorses Joe Biden
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Both candidates, for example, support providing illegal immigrants with taxpayer-funded health care, free college tuition, freezing the deportation of illegal immigrants, and a national gun-owner registry, the group shows in the quiz. The victor will face President Donald Trump in November's general election. "It is a party that has been and continues to be influenced by the foreign policy establishment in Washington represented by Hillary Clinton and others' foreign policy, by the military ...

Worldwide Covid-19 cases on ships that visited Akaroa
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The arrival comes despite a 30-day ban on worldwide cruise liners docking in the country, which was announced on Tuesday. "Two of the three positive results were people who were passengers on board the ship", NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard told reporters today.

Worldwide Mayor de Blasio: New York City May Shelter in Place
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We are all deeply concerned about the direction and the trajectory", the mayor said in a news conference. For the 80-90% of New Yorkers who will not experience the most serious symptoms, the 10-20% who will are depending on our good judgement in adhering to a shelter-in-place strategy.

Worldwide Video shows packed Florida beach despite coronavirus concerns
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He said "every single beach" in the Sunshine State will have to abide by the CDC guidelines against gatherings of more than 10 people and said law enforcement officials would enforce the rules. "As a matter of fact, I'm going so far that I don't even think you can do a statewide policy". "Stop doing it", Scott added as a message to beachgoers.

Worldwide Coronavirus updates: Northern Ireland schools to close from Monday
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Mr Williamson said the rate of coronavirus spreading had "accelerated", and added: "It's clear that schools are finding it more hard to continue as normal, as illness and self-isolation impacts on staff levels and attendance". The Prime Minister also announced exams will not take place in May and June as planned. "The societal and economic impact of this measure will be enormous as parents have to adjust their routine to deal with this unplanned long term closure", Mrs Foster said.

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Author: 0 "Stay at home for 15 days", France President Emmanuel ordered

People unable to work from home or those seeking medical care will be allowed to go outside, Macron said , but others will be required to stay inside their homes. Lately, the European Union has been urging its members to place common health screening processes set up at internal boundaries but to not block imports of medical gear.

Worldwide Israel election: Netanyahu's rival Benny Gantz will be asked to form government
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On Sunday, 61 of Israeli parliament's 120 legislators have voiced support for Gantz , leader of the Blue and White party, in consultations with Rivlin. Four smaller, right-wing, religious parties immediately threw their support behind Netanyahu, giving him a secure bloc of 58 seats. Gantz has also previously refused to serve in any government led by someone facing criminal charges, but that was before the coronavirus crisis.

Worldwide 'Irresponsible and incompetent' Trump condemned after labelling coronavirus Chinese
Author: 0 'Irresponsible and incompetent' Trump condemned after labelling coronavirus Chinese

His tweet reads as,"The United States will be powerfully supporting those industries, like Airlines and others, that are particularly affected by the Chinese Virus". While his tone shifted in front of the camera, he continued to go after critics on Twitter. But strict quarantine measures appear to have drastically reduced the number of new cases, and the country has eased up on the measures in its hardest hit region.

Worldwide Spain reports 96 new coronavirus deaths amid lockdown
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Public places from city streets to beaches across Spain were deserted, with a strengthened presence of police, many wearing latex gloves and facemasks, and some using drones to ensure people complied with the emergency measures. Hancock said authorities would be able to act if people are sick but refuse to self-isolate. Britain has been taking a different approach from other countries across Europe and around the world by declining to heavily restrict everyday activities or introduce ...

Worldwide Police officer and gunman among five dead after shooting in Springfield, Missouri
Author: 0 Police officer and gunman among five dead after shooting in Springfield, Missouri

Officers were dispatched to a busy intersection populated by a chain pharmacy and strip malls. The officer encountered the man, who police described as "disorderly", and shot him. Perkins, 46, of Springfield and Matthew Hicks, 22, of Springfield died in the shooting. He's being treated at a local hospital. "Both of these officers showed significant bravery and were heroic in their actions", police said.

Worldwide Courts introduce measures in response to Covid-19
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The Iowa Supreme Court has issued an order postponing all criminal jury trials until April 20 and all civil jury trials until May 4 unless the jury has been sworn in. Essential proceedings which need court action include, but are not limited to, criminal magistration proceedings, CPS removal hearings (e.g., Judge Biard's March 23rd CPS docket is still going forward as scheduled), temporary restraining orders/temporary injunctions, juvenile detention hearings, family violence protective orders, ...

Worldwide Peter Dutton tests positive to coronavirus
Author: 0 Peter Dutton tests positive to coronavirus

Dutton said he feels "fine" but his diagnosis will raise concerns about whether other members of the cabinet and Prime Minister Scott Morrison may have been infected. USA actor Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson are in Queensland after being tested positive for the virus. White House spokesperson Stephanie Grisham has responded to the concerns, saying that US President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence had nearly no interactions with the infected member of the Brazilian ...