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Trump’s 7 worst statements on the coronavirus outbreak

Trump’s 7 worst statements on the coronavirus outbreak

In the novel coronavirus, President Donald Trump has finally met a problem that can’t be solved with his usual bag of political tools: obfuscation, denial, deflecting blame, and misinformation. That hasn’t stopped him from trying, even if it means saying things that endanger public health. As of March 12, the …

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America faces a new normal as coronavirus outbreaks show no sign of slowing down

Fans leave the Golden 1 Center on Wednesday in California after the NBA basketball game between the New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings was postponed at the last minute.

There’s no way around it, Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health told CNN Thursday night. “We will have a lot more cases.” At least 1,680 cases have been reported across 47 states and the District of Columbia. At least 41 people have died: 31 in Washington state, …

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Where to Get a Coronavirus Test: Roche Speeds Delivery 10-Fold

relates to New Coronavirus Test 10 Times Faster Is FDA Approved

We’re tracking the latest on the coronavirus outbreak and the global response. Sign up here for our daily newsletter on what you need to know. U.S. health regulators have approved a new coronavirus test that will speed up by tenfold the ability to test patients, helping solve a significant obstacle …

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Trump grows more irate as his attempts to contain coronavirus fallout fail

Trump says he's suspending travel from Europe to US, though citizens and others are exempt

The confluence of events has led to a sense of growing crisis inside the White House, even as Trump and his top officials continue to project calm. His Wednesday evening address from the Oval Office was meant to be the “my fellow Americans” moment Trump hoped would end harsh questions …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens March 13. 2020

5 things to know before the stock market opens March 13. 2020

1. Dow to bounce after worst day since ‘Black Monday’ Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange,  March 12, 2020. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Dow futures, reversing overnight losses, were pointing to about a 1,00-point advance at Friday’s open after Wall Street suffered its worst session since the …

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Use your phone to call somebody, not just to read coronavirus news

Use your phone to call somebody, not just to read coronavirus news

This week has felt like a year. One thing I’ve been thinking about is how most stories in tech — heck most news stories in general — tend to have a much shorter half-life these days than they used to. Remember how T-Mobile is buying Sprint and how the legal …

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Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: The Latest

Coronavirus in N.Y.C.: The Latest

[Want to get New York Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.] It’s Friday. Because of the coronavirus outbreak, officials are urging a reduction in gatherings. As such, we are temporarily suspending our event listings. Weather: Rainy in the morning, clearing and windy in the afternoon, with a high in the …

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Coronavirus consumes Trump’s reelection bid

Coronavirus consumes Trump's reelection bid

Instead of a celebratory backdrop that would have served as a momentum builder, only Biden and his wife, Jill, were in the camera shot as he delivered a sober speech. His staff stood at a distance behind a rope. Bernie Sanders, who like Trump has made rallies a staple of …

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Trump and Democrats both say workers affected by coronavirus pandemic should get paid sick leave

Trump and Democrats both say workers affected by coronavirus pandemic should get paid sick leave

The two major parties clashed this week on how best to help workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic, as GOP lawmakers opposed two Democrat measures aimed at securing paid sick leave for impacted employees. Coronavirus had infected 128,392 people globally and killed 4,728 as of Friday morning, according to data …

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Iraq base attack: US launches retaliatory strikes on Iran-backed fighters

US troops walk as a US Army C-47 Chinook helicopter flies over a village near Mosul

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Two Americans and a Briton were killed in a rocket attack on a base in Iraq on Wednesday (file image) The US has launched retaliatory air strikes against a pro-Iranian militia group in Iraq, after a rocket attack killed two of its soldiers. The …

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