Trump fires watchdog who handled Ukraine complaint
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Trump fires watchdog who handled Ukraine complaint

President Donald Trump has fired Michael Atkinson, the inspector general for the intelligence community who handled the whistleblower complaint that triggered Trump’s impeachment. (AP Photo/File) President Donald Trump…

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Biden to name VP vetting team, thinking about Cabinet makeup
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Biden to name VP vetting team, thinking about Cabinet makeup

Former Vice President Joe Biden, a Democratic candidate for president, addresses a rally at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. (Hannah Yoon/The New York…

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Coronavirus outbreak: Risk to Jobs Now ‘Unprecedented Since the Great Depression’
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Coronavirus outbreak: Risk to Jobs Now ‘Unprecedented Since the Great Depression’

The International Labor Organization last month warned almost 25 million jobs will be lost if the virus isn’t controlled. (Representational Image) The world’s workers are reeling from the…

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As Japan coronavirus cases rise, Tokyo nudges PM Abe to declare state of emergency
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As Japan coronavirus cases rise, Tokyo nudges PM Abe to declare state of emergency

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe adjusts a protective face mask during a plenary session at the parliament’s upper house Friday, April 3, 2020, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)…

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UNGA adopts resolution calling for global solidarity, cooperation to fight COVID-19
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UNGA adopts resolution calling for global solidarity, cooperation to fight COVID-19

The UN Security Council is yet to discuss the coronavirus outbreak, even as the total number of coronavirus cases across the world crossed one million. The United Nations…

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Coronavirus claims more Spanish lives, but death rate slows
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Coronavirus claims more Spanish lives, but death rate slows

With 117,710, Spain is now second only in numbers of infected to the United States, which has a population some seven times larger. Spain reported more deaths from…

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Russian plane lands in US with medical supplies to combat coronavirus
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Russian plane lands in US with medical supplies to combat coronavirus

The move to buy medical equipment from Russia comes after a telephonic conversation between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on March 30. A…

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How will Joe Biden choose a running mate? Look to the Obama model
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How will Joe Biden choose a running mate? Look to the Obama model

Former Vice President Joe Biden, a Democratic candidate for president, addresses a rally at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. (Hannah Yoon/The New York Times) Joe Biden has…

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What New York looked like during 1918 Flu pandemic
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What New York looked like during 1918 Flu pandemic

Train conductors in New York, like many residents at the time, wore masks for protection against influenza. (US/National Archives) Written by Michael Wilson The wire arrived in New…

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COVID-19: China concealed extent of coronavirus outbreak, US intelligence says
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COVID-19: China concealed extent of coronavirus outbreak, US intelligence says

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has publicly urged China and other nations to be transparent about their outbreaks. (AP Photo) China has concealed the extent of the…

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