Thursday, May 28, 2020

Mike Bloomberg says he’ll donate $40 million to fight coronavirus in…Africa 🤔

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Former New York City mayor and onetime Democratic presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg, is opening his wallet back up and finally announcing on Tuesday that his organization would donate $40 million to...

China’s economy suffers a historic slump due to virus

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China suffered a deeper slump than analysts feared at the start of the year as the coronavirus shuttered factories, shops, and restaurants across the nation, underscoring the fallout now facing the...

China’s state-run media threatens to throw America ‘Into the Mighty sea of the coronavirus.’

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In an article in Xinhua, one of the Chinese Communist Party’s mouthpieces, Beijing threatened that it can impose pharmaceutical export controls after which America will be “plunged into the mighty sea of coronavirus.”...

US expands Iran travel restrictions over coronavirus, raises advisory for regions in South Korea...

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President Donald Trump authorized the expansion of travel restrictions against Iran and the new recommendation that Americans refrain from visiting regions of Italy and South Korea or other countries impacted by the coronavirus....

Chinese Scientist Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison for Stealing US Trade Secrets Worth...

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A Chinese scientist has been sentenced to two years in prison for stealing trade secrets said to be worth US$1 billion from the American petroleum company where he worked. Roger Stone...

South Korea, US postpone annual military drills due to coronavirus

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The South Korean and U.S. militaries announced Thursday that they were postponing their annual joint drills due to concern about a viral outbreak that has infected soldiers in both countries’ armed...

Iran’s deputy health minister: I have coronavirus

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Iran’s deputy health minister said he has contracted the coronavirus and placed himself in isolation, a day after appearing feverish at a press conference in which he downplayed its spread in the...

South Korean cases increase, China counts 150 more virus deaths

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South Korea’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported 70 more cases of the new virus, mostly in the southwestern city of Daegu and nearby areas, bringing the country’s total...

U.S. reaches Afghanistan truce with Taliban, reports say

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The U.S. reached an preliminary deal with the Taliban on Friday that could begin a drawdown of American troops from Afghanistan, AP reports, citing a senior U.S. official. The...

First American dies from coronavirus in Wuhan

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A 60-year-old U.S. citizen died from the coronavirus in Wuhan, China on Thursday — making it the first known American death from the illness, according to a State Department spokesperson.