Scott Neuman

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In Phone Call, Trump And China's President Discuss Coronavirus Pandemic

Friday, March 27, 2020

The leaders spoke after a virtual G-20 meeting. President Trump called it a "very good conversation," and China state TV said Xi Jinping offered to help the U.S. respond to the spread of the virus.

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South Africa Reports First COVID-19 Deaths, Goes Into 3-Week Lockdown

Friday, March 27, 2020

At midnight Thursday, security forces began enforcing the order against all but essential movement. Meanwhile, the health ministry reported two COVID-19 deaths among nearly 1,000 confirmed cases.

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Judge Orders 10 ICE Detainees Released From N.J. Jails Over COVID-19 Concerns

Friday, March 27, 2020

The detainees range in age from 31 to 56 years of age and have medical conditions including diabetes, heart disease and obesity — making them particularly vulnerable to the disease.

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Nurses In Australia Issue Plea To Stop Violence, Theft Of Sanitizer And Masks

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Whole pallets of personal protective equipment have reportedly been stolen from hospitals, and some health care workers have even become targets of violence, a nurses' union says.

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U.S. Officials Believe Ex-FBI Agent Who Disappeared In Iran In 2007 Is Dead

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Robert Levinson, who went missing while on an unauthorized mission for the CIA, is thought to have died in Iranian custody, his family says.

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IOC Head Calls For 'Sacrifice And Compromises' After Tokyo Olympics Postponed

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

"We want to organize the best Games possible," IOC President Thomas Bach said, adding that "this postponement will require sacrifices and compromises from all parties."

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Kentucky Has 39 New Cases; 1 Person Attended A 'Coronavirus Party'

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Gov. Andy Beshear said he was angry about the case of one young adult who contracted the illness after attending a party designed to flout social distancing guidelines.

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White House, Senate Agree To $2 Trillion Coronavirus Rescue Package

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The deal means Congress could be close to passing a deal, and it comes after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Republicans and Democrats had closed the gap on their differences.

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U.S. 'Disappointed' In Afghan Leadership, Will Slash $1 Billion In Aid, Pompeo Says

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The secretary of state's announcement follows meetings in Kabul with Afghanistan's rivals to the presidency, Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah. Pompeo said another $1 billion could be cut next year.

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Salt Lake City Airport Tightens Rules For Greeting Missionaries Returning From Abroad

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The tougher restrictions were announced after criticism from officials, including Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, following scenes over the weekend of friends and family thronging an airport parking lot.

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Man Dies, Woman Hospitalized After Taking Form Of Chloroquine To Prevent COVID-19

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

The couple ingested a form of chloroquine, a chemical that has been touted in recent days by President Trump as a possible "game changer" against COVID-19.

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Tests At Nursing Home In Washington State Confirm 30 Coronavirus Cases

Monday, March 23, 2020

A month after an outbreak at a nursing home in Seattle, testing at a facility in Bellingham reveals that 24 residents and six of the facility's staff members have become infected with the virus.

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3 GOP Senators In Self-Quarantine Will Be Unable To Vote On Coronavirus Relief

Monday, March 23, 2020

After a positive coronavirus test for Sen. Rand Paul, Sens. Mitt Romney and Mike Lee, who said they had recent contact with Paul but showed no symptoms, voluntarily self-quarantine.

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4 People Aboard Cruise Ship In Australia Test Positive For Coronavirus

Friday, March 20, 2020

The three passengers and one crew member were aboard the Ruby Princess, which arrived from New Zealand. The ship was carrying 2,700 passengers and 1,100 crew members.

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U.S., Mexico Planning To Restrict Border Crossings To Stem Pandemic

Friday, March 20, 2020

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a tweet that he is working with his Mexican counterpart "on travel restrictions that balance protecting our citizens from further transmission of #COVID19."

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California Issues 'Stay At Home' Order As Coronavirus Infections Rise

Friday, March 20, 2020

The directive is the widest-ranging so far of any state grappling with the growing COVID-19 epidemic. Gov. Gavin Newsom says he is confident that Californians will comply.

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Federal Reserve Establishes Lending Facility To Back Up Money Market Mutual Funds

Thursday, March 19, 2020

The Fed will receive $10 billion from the Treasury Department to cover potential losses in loans made to eligible financial institutions, to backstop the money market mutual fund industry.

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China Reports No New Domestic Cases, But Battles Coronavirus Imported From Abroad

Thursday, March 19, 2020

The milestone for a country that saw 14,000 new cases in a single day last month was tempered by the new cases imported from abroad — 34 in mainland China and another 25 in Hong Kong.

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Amazon Employee At New York Warehouse Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Thursday, March 19, 2020

The infection at a delivery station is the first at a U.S.-based warehouse. Amazon says the facility in Queens has been temporarily shut down for cleaning.

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'A Socioeconomic Tsunami': How The World Is Dealing With Pandemic

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Developments on the ground in the past 24 hours come as the worldwide total of confirmed infections edged toward 200,000, with some 8,000 dead from COVID-19.

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