Amazon picks New York City and Washington D.C. area for HQ2

Amazon picks New York City and Washington D.C. area for HQ2

Amazon chose America's financial and political capitals for its $5 billion new headquarters, saying it will build offices for up to 25,000 people.
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Lockdowns give Europe's cities cleaner air

Lockdowns give Europe's cities cleaner air

Air pollution has decreased in urban areas across Europe during lockdowns to combat the coronavirus, new satellite images showed on Monday, but campaigners warned city-dwellers were still more vulnerable to the epidemic.
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Harry and Meghan won't be asking for U.S. security support

Harry and Meghan won't be asking for U.S. security support

Prince Harry and Meghan moved quickly to shut down the possibility of them using American resources to pay for their safety, should they decide to settle in the country. The royals were responding to claims made by U.S. President Trump on Twitter.
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Australia further tightens social distancing measures

Australia further tightens social distancing measures

Australia's two most populous states, New South Wales and Victoria, will begin limiting public gatherings to just two people starting at midnight on Monday (March 30).
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India's poor pushed to live in trees for isolation

India's poor pushed to live in trees for isolation

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the nation's poor for "forgiveness" on Sunday, as the economic and human toll from his 21-day nationwide lockdown deepens. Lacking space in their homes, some villagers in India's West Bengal who need to self-
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UK officials say lockdown may last six months

UK officials say lockdown may last six months

UK officials said on Sunday (March 29) that Britons may be subject to some form of lockdown measures for six months or even longer.
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Fauci warns U.S. could face 200,000 coronavirus deaths

Fauci warns U.S. could face 200,000 coronavirus deaths

U.S. deaths from coronavirus could reach 200,000 with millions of cases, the government's top infectious diseases expert warned on Sunday as New York, New Orleans and other major cities pleaded for more medical supplies. Colette Luke has more.
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Cuomo: Trump 'really panicked' NY with quarantine idea

Cuomo: Trump 'really panicked' NY with quarantine idea

After U.S. President Donald Trump walked back the idea he floated a day before about a New York quarantine, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday said the president "really panicked" New Yorkers. Gavino Garay has more.
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Syrian refugees face possible coronavirus outbreak in camps

Syrian refugees face possible coronavirus outbreak in camps

In Syria's Azaz region near the border with Turkey, rescue workers whose usual role is to respond to government bombardments have been sanitizing classrooms and camps for internally displayed people, to prevent a possible spread of coronavirus. Colet
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Belarus plays on as world soccer is put on ice

Belarus plays on as world soccer is put on ice

Soccer fans in need of their weekly fix are turning to Belarus, home to one of the few professional leagues that is still playing.
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World's biggest glove maker has its hands full

World's biggest glove maker has its hands full

Malaysia's Top Glove, which makes one in five of the world's rubber gloves, says it is overwhelmed by orders amid the coronavirus crisis.
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Italy's small town priest handling death on industrial scale

Italy's small town priest handling death on industrial scale

A parish priest in the town of Seriate in northern Italy explains how he has had to start dealing with death on a scale he could never have imagined since the coronavirus pandemic began.
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India's stranded army of workers flees home

India's stranded army of workers flees home

Pandemonium in India's capital New Delhi at the weekend as thousands of migrant workers, left without food and shelter due to a coronavirus lockdown, fled to their home villages.
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NY Gov Cuomo postpones primary election

NY Gov Cuomo postpones primary election

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday he was postponing the state's April 28 presidential primary to June 23. Colette Luke has more
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Trump mulls NY quarantine as U.S. cases top 115,000

Trump mulls NY quarantine as U.S. cases top 115,000

President Donald Trump said on Saturday he is considering a two-week quarantine on New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut in a bid to halt the spread of the coronavirus from the country's epicenter, but he added that such a move would not affect trade in any way. Gavino Garay has more.
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Trump says he may quarantine NY, NJ and Connecticut

Trump says he may quarantine NY, NJ and Connecticut

President Trump on Saturday said he is considering imposing a quarantine on New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Colette Luke has more.
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UK coronavirus death toll rises to 1,019, up 260 in one day

UK coronavirus death toll rises to 1,019, up 260 in one day

Britain said 1,019 people had died after testing positive for coronavirus by 1700GMT on Friday, a rise of 260 on the total 24 hours earlier.
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Spain reaches new high in daily coronavirus deaths

Spain reaches new high in daily coronavirus deaths

Hospitals remained overcrowded in Madrid on Saturday as coronavirus surpassed the 70,000 cases across the country.
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Kinshasa backs down on lockdown after price hike

Kinshasa backs down on lockdown after price hike

Confinement measures have been postponed in Kinshasha after a vast increase in the price of goods.
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Stopping traffic: the "coronahelmet" helping Indian police

Stopping traffic: the "coronahelmet" helping Indian police

An Indian traffic policeman has taken virus awareness to new levels by hitting the streets clad in a newly-devised accessory: the 'coronahelmet'.
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Wuhan slowly comes back to life after coronavirus lockdown

Wuhan slowly comes back to life after coronavirus lockdown

The Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak first emerged, began lifting a two-month lockdown on Saturday by restarting some metro services and reopening borders, allowing some semblance of normality to return and families to reunite.
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Trump tells GM to make ventilators amid patient surge

Trump tells GM to make ventilators amid patient surge

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday invoked emergency powers to require General Motors to build much-needed ventilators as U.S. hospitals brace for a patient surge. Lisa Bernhard has more.
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Pope holds dramatic solitary service

Pope holds dramatic solitary service

Pope Francis said the coronavirus had put everyone "in the same boat" as he held a dramatic, solitary prayer service in St. Peter's Square on Friday, urging the world to see the crisis as a test of solidarity and a reminder of basic values. This repo
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World faces condom shortfall due to coronavirus

World faces condom shortfall due to coronavirus

A global shortage of condoms is looming, the world's biggest producer said, after a coronavirus lockdown forced it to shut down production. Conway G. Gittens has this report.
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Britain to increase coronavirus tests for frontline workers

Britain to increase coronavirus tests for frontline workers

Britain is scaling up coronavirus testing for frontline National Health Service (NHS) staff, with hundreds of tests due to be carried out in coming days and many more next week.
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