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It’s only a matter of time before Raheem Sterling gets it in the neck for coronavirus | Marina Hyde | Opinion

One of the great rules of British public life is that sooner or later, everything ends up being blamed on footballers. No matter how alien our new world looked at the start of the coronavirus shutdown, you could say one thing for sure: eventually, this will be the fault of …

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Abortion Access Shifting in Some States Amid COVID-19

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Early press reports suggested that Maryland may also be considering restricting surgical abortion procedures in the face of PPE shortages and the COVID-19 pandemic. However, in a statement to Medscape Medical News, Maryland DOH Deputy Director of Communications Charles Gischlar wrote: “Each medical practitioner should exercise their independent professional judgment in determining …

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So Wrong That Trump Is Blocking the Gate to Coronavirus Info, Says Ethicist

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: February 28, 2020 — The presidential press conference Wednesday night on the coronavirus pandemic was, sadly, a disappointment. What did President Trump offer? His reassurance that all will be well. He seemed to be talking to the financial markets, not …

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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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Fact check: Trump falsely claims anybody who returns to the US from Europe is being tested for coronavirus

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We’re still looking into some of Trump’s claims. But here are the two we picked as most egregious: Trump falsely claimed anybody coming into the US from Europe is being tested for the coronavirus When a reporter noted that an American could bring back the coronavirus even with Trump’s new …

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US conducts airstrikes against multiple Iranian-backed militia sites in Iraq

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A US defense official told CNN that the strikes were carried out by manned aircraft and targeted five weapons storage facilities. In a written statement, the Defense Department stated the strike was aimed at harming the ability of Kata’ib Hezbollah, an Iranian-sponsored Shia militia group, to conduct future strikes against …

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Biden says Trump’s coronavirus response exposes administration’s ‘severe shortcomings’

Biden says Trump's coronavirus response exposes administration's 'severe shortcomings'

“Public fears are being compounded by a pervasive lack of trust in this president, fueled by the adversarial relationship with the truth he continues to have,” the former vice president said in Delaware. The speech provided a stark contrast to Trump’s style of leadership, with Biden detailing a series of …

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Trump has lost the majority of his stock market gains amid equity rout

Trump has lost the majority of his stock market gains amid equity rout

The month’s historic plunge in the stocks — including’s Thursday’s eye-popping 8% drop — has dramatically slashed the market gains seen since President Donald Trump’s election What was once a 61% Dow gain since Trump’s election has evaporated to far thinner 18.2% rally as the index fell from an all-time high …

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Brazilian official who met Trump tests positive

Brazilian official who met Trump tests positive

A photo showing Brazil government official (r) posing for a photo next to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence at Mar-A-Lago has tested positive for the 2019 novel coronavirus. A Brazilian official who met and dined with President Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago over the weekend has tested positive …

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