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Nearly 300 Americans flown back to U.S. on ICE deportation flights

5 seconds ago   |   NY Daily News

Nearly 300 U.S. citizens and residents returned home in Immigration and Customs Enforcement deportation flights this week. According to the Arizona Republic , 279 people who...
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Political maverick Oklahoma US Sen. Tom Coburn dead at 72

5 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

OKLAHOMA CITY - Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, an Oklahoma family doctor who earned a reputation as a conservative political maverick as he railed against federal earmarks and...
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President Trump declares major disaster in Massachusetts over coronavirus

18 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

Federal aid is on the way to help Massachusetts in the fight against coronavirus. President Trump approved Gov. Charlie Baker's federal disaster request, declaring a major...
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Political maverick Oklahoma US Sen. Tom Coburn dead at 72

20 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, an Oklahoma family doctor who earned a reputation as a conservative political maverick as he railed against federal earmarks and subsidies for the...
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Trump Unravels In Saturday Twitter Meltdown As U.S. Becomes Coronavirus Epicenter

22 minutes ago   |   Politicus USA

As the coronavirus outbreak in the United States continues to get worse by the day, Donald Trump took to Twitter on Saturday to lash out at the media.
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Analysis: Virus pulls federalism debate into 21st Century

32 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

A flu pandemic was ravaging the world, killing indiscriminately in almost every country, including more than 600,000 deaths in the United States. The states were in a panic...
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Ski Vacation Hot Spot Becomes Coronavirus Ground Zero in Idaho

33 minutes ago   |   Time

A scenic Idaho county known as a ski-vacation haven for celebrities and the wealthy has a new, more dubious distinction: It has one of the highest per-capita rates of confirmed...
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How Apple is setting an example in the darkest of times

How Apple is setting an example in the darkest of times

39 minutes ago   |   iMore

Amidst the chaos, Apple seems to have struck a fine balance in its response. As the world responds to a global pandemic not seen in any of our lifetimes, the actions of those...
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Earth Hour 2020: Cities around the world celebrate digitally amid coronavirus pandemic

47 minutes ago   |   ABC

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, Earth Hour will be celebrated digitally this year.
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U.N. Chief Antonio Guterres: Misinformation About COVID-19 Is the New Enemy

47 minutes ago   |   Time

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday the world is not only fighting the “common enemy” of the coronavirus “but our enemy is also the growing surge of...
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Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

The man's generosity meant 20 staffers at the restaurant each got an extra $500 just before they were laid off. Read more ...

Rev. Joseph Lowery, 'Dean' Of The Civil Rights Movement, Dies At 98

Rev. Joseph Lowery, 'Dean' Of The Civil Rights Movement, Dies At 98

Lowery got his start as an activist organizing bus boycotts in 1950s Alabama. He led the Southern Christian Leadership Conference for two decades and prayed at Barack Obama's... Read more ...

Walt Disney World, Disneyland will remain closed until further notice

Walt Disney World, Disneyland will remain closed until further notice

Disney said that hourly employees will continue to be paid through April 18. Read more ...

President Trump signs into law $2 trillion coronavirus bailout

President Trump signs into law $2 trillion coronavirus bailout

WASHINGTON - President Trump on Friday signed into law a historic $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue package, the largest stimulus deal in United States history, as the pandemic... Read more ...

Covid-19 SPIKE in Netherlands as 93 new deaths and over 1,100 new cases recorded

Covid-19 SPIKE in Netherlands as 93 new deaths and over 1,100 new cases recorded

The Netherlands' surge in coronavirus cases continues, with 1,159 people confirmed as having caught the disease in 24 hours. The European country has also reported 93 new... Read more ...

4 dead on Florida-bound cruise ship with more than 100 sick passengers

4 dead on Florida-bound cruise ship with more than 100 sick passengers

Four passengers on a cruise ship bound for Florida have died, the cruise line said. Read more ...

'I got stir crazy': Police body-cam footage sheds new light on arrest of UFC...

'I got stir crazy': Police body-cam footage sheds new light on arrest of UFC star Jon Jones

Police footage from the recent arrest of UFC star Jon Jones shows the longtime light heavyweight champion fail a series of roadside sobriety tests after being pulled over in... Read more ...

Civil Rights leader Joseph Lowery dead at 98

Civil Rights leader Joseph Lowery dead at 98

ATLANTA- The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery fought to end segregation, lived to see the election of the country's first black president and echoed the call for “justice to roll down... Read more ...

House to pass $2 trillion coronavirus package after chaotic sprint to D.C

House to pass $2 trillion coronavirus package after chaotic sprint to D.C

The House is on track to pass a sweeping, $2 trillion coronavirus relief package Friday that will provide immediate assistance to workers, small businesses and major industries... Read more ...

Coronavirus Update: Switching From Contacts To Glasses Could Help Slow...

Coronavirus Update: Switching From Contacts To Glasses Could Help Slow Spread, Experts Say

Focus on this, contact lens wearers of the world: To reduce the spread of the pandemic virus that causes COVID-19, experts suggest it's time to put your contact lenses on the... Read more ...