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National

Trump Negative for Coronavirus Again, Orders Military to New YorkHamodia

President Donald Trump said he underwent a second coronavirus test on Thursday, using a rapid diagnostic that produced a result in less than 15 minutes, and it determined that he…

Ex-Dallas Chief Tapped to Head Chicago Police ForceHamodia

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday named former Dallas police Chief David Brown to head the police force in the nation’s third-largest city, touting his humility and calling him “a…

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World

Spain’s Daily Death Toll Falls for First Time Since March 26Hamodia

Spain‘s coronavirus death toll rose to a total of 10,935 from 10,003 on the previous day, the Health Ministry said on Friday, but showed the first fall in a daily…

Hezbollah Sees PR Chance in Response to CoronavirusHamodia

In the streets of Beirut’s southern suburbs, Hezbollah paramedics and volunteers on trucks and on foot sprayed disinfectants on shops and buildings. At a hospital where it once treated its…

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Regional

NYC Residents Should Cover Face When in Public, Mayor SaysHamodia

As coronavirus cases soared, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio asked New Yorkers on Thursday to wear a face covering when they go outside to prevent the spread of…

New Jersey’s COVID-19 Death Rate Spikes, Totaling 537Hamodia

New Jersey reported more than 180 new coronavirus deaths on Thursday, double the number from the previous day, bringing the total toll to 537 people, Gov. Phil Murphy said. The…

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Politics

Pelosi Announces Select Committee to Oversee U.S. Coronavirus ReliefHamodia

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday she will form a bipartisan select committee on the coronavirus crisis to oversee the spending of $2.3 trillion that Congress…

Joe Biden Predicts Democratic Convention Delay Until AugustHamodia

Prospective Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said he thinks his party’s nominating convention will have to be pushed back from July into August because of the coronavirus threat. “It’s going…

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Business

Stocks Fall on Wall Street, Heading for Another Weekly LossHamodia

Stocks are falling in early afternoon trading Friday, putting Wall Street on track for its third losing week in the last four. The losses came after the government reported that…

Asian Stocks Tumble After Wall Street Rises on Pricier OilHamodia

Asian stock markets tumbled Friday after soaring U.S. job losses tempered enthusiasm about a possible deal to stabilize oil prices amid anxiety over the global economic decline due to the…

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Health, Science & Technology

Trump Admin Moves Toward Promoting Broader Use of Face MasksHamodia

The Trump administration is formalizing new guidance to recommend that many, if not almost all, Americans wear face coverings when leaving home, in an effort to slow the spread of…

FDA Wants Heartburn Meds Off the Market Due to ContaminationHamodia

U.S. health regulators are telling drugmakers to immediately pull their popular heartburn drugs off the market after determining that a contamination issue with the medications poses a greater risk than…

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