Colin Dwyer

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Singapore, Coronavirus Model, Threatens Prison For Social Distancing Violators

Friday, March 27, 2020

The country, which has won praise for its handling of the pandemic, has adopted strict new measures that could mean months behind bars for folks who fail to stay more than three feet apart.

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Kosovo Is In Turmoil After Coronavirus Controversy Helped Fell Its Government

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Prime Minister Albin Kurti lost a no-confidence vote initiated by members of his own coalition Wednesday night. Now, the Balkan country is feeling for a way forward amid a global pandemic.

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'National Emergency Library' Lends A Hand — And Lots Of Books! — During Pandemic

Thursday, March 26, 2020

With coronavirus concerns closing libraries around the world, the nonprofit Internet Archive has suspended its waitlists for the digital copies of more than a million books.

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Afghanistan, Taliban To Begin Prisoner Releases At End Of Month

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The prisoner swaps, stipulated in last month's peace deal between the U.S. and Taliban, were in doubt for weeks amid Afghan government discord. They're expected to kickstart inter-Afghan peace talks.

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At Least 25 People Dead After Hours-Long Attack On Sikh Complex In Kabul

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the attack, which targeted members of the Sikh religious minority in the Afghan capital Wednesday.

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Man Faces Terror Charge After Allegedly Coughing At Worker, Then Saying He's Infected

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The charges could bring more than six years in state prison and thousands of dollars in fines for George Falcone. He has denied the accusations.

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India Declares 'Total' Lockdown In Bid To Prioritize Coronavirus Fight

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

"To save India and every Indian," Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the country's more than 1.3 billion people — with few exceptions — to stay in their homes for the next three weeks.

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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Turned Away From Port — Again

Thursday, March 19, 2020

The ship, which has reported no cases of coronavirus, has been repeatedly denied port. Now, Hawaii also won't accept the Norwegian Jewel or another ship, the Maasdam, and passengers are worried.

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Coronavirus Fears Derail Friday Prayers For Muslims Across The World

Thursday, March 19, 2020

"Islam doesn't permit practices that would put human life in danger," said the head of religious affairs in Turkey, one of a host of Muslim-majority countries to curtail gatherings at mosques.

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Australia, New Zealand Closing Borders To Foreigners In Bid To Contain Coronavirus

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Both travel bans will be implemented before the weekend. With few exceptions, all but citizens and residents of the two countries will be turned away at their respective borders.

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Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In The U.S. Surpass 10,000

Thursday, March 19, 2020

The country hit that marker days after all 50 states reported cases of COVID-19 disease. Jobless claims across the country have also spiked amid desperate attempts to keep the virus at bay.

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U.S. Navy Hospital Ships To Deploy To New York, West Coast

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The pair of ships, the USNS Comfort and the USNS Mercy, will help local medical workers grapple with an influx of patients. But it remains unclear precisely when they will be ready to go.

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Bonnaroo Postpones Festival Until September

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The multi-day music event based in Manchester, Tenn., has bumped its scheduled dates back from June until September. It's one of a number of major events to change their plans due to the coronavirus.

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Kansas Becomes The First State To End In-Person Classes For The Year

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Governors in California and Ohio have suggested they might follow Kansas' lead, as officials across the U.S. step up efforts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus: U.S. Navy Hospital Ships To Deploy To New York, West Coast

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The pair of ships, the USNS Comfort and the USNS Mercy, will help local medical workers grapple with an influx of patients. But it remains unclear precisely when they will be ready to go.

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Oregon Police Remind Residents: Don't Call 911 If You Run Out Of Toilet Paper

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

"It's hard to believe that we even have to post this," said police in Newport, Ore. They offered a reminder for residents hunkering down due to the coronavirus: "We cannot bring you toilet paper."

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China Pulls Credentials From Journalists At 3 Major U.S. Publications

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Beijing ordered certain staff at The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal to halt reporting inside China, in retaliation for a State Department move against Chinese outlets.

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Tom Brady Bids Farewell To New England Patriots, Says He's Ready For 'New Stage'

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The quarterback, who spent two decades and won six Super Bowls in a Patriots jersey, said goodbye in statements posted Tuesday. But Brady, 42, has said it's "unlikely" he'll be hanging up his cleats.

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Norwegian Jewel Passengers Stuck At Sea, Loved Ones Ashore In Limbo

Sunday, March 15, 2020

The Norwegian Jewel cruise ship has been turned away from port in the South Pacific as countries try to contain the novel coronavirus. Now, passengers and their family members are seeking answers.

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U.S. Adds U.K. And Ireland To Travel Ban; New Restrictions In Multiple Countries

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Trump administration officials announced an expansion of a European travel ban to include the U.K. and Ireland. It came as governments around the world instituted new measures to halt the disease.

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