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Coronavirus update: 80,238 cases, 2,700 deaths, CDC warns Americans to prepare for disruption

Coronavirus update: 80,238 cases, 2,700 deaths, CDC warns Americans to prepare for disruption

An official at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday said Americans should prepare for COVID-19 to spread in their communities and cause disruption after Iran, Italy and South Korea reported a rapid uptick in the number of people who have been sickened. “We really want to …

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China Expels Three Wall Street Journal Reporters

China Expels Three Wall Street Journal Reporters

China revoked the press credentials of three Wall Street Journal reporters based in Beijing, the first time in the post-Mao era that the Chinese government has expelled multiple journalists from one international news organization at the same time. China’s Foreign Ministry said the move Wednesday was punishment for a recent …

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Trump to Propose $4.8 Trillion Budget With Big Safety-Net Cuts

Trump to Propose $4.8 Trillion Budget With Big Safety-Net Cuts

WASHINGTON—President Trump is expected to release a $4.8 trillion budget Monday that charts a path for a potential second term, proposing steep reductions in social-safety-net programs and foreign aid and higher outlays for defense and veterans. The plan would increase military spending 0.3%, to $740.5 billion for fiscal year 2021, …

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