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Restrictions eased while virus deaths decline in New York

NEW YORK — New Yorkers experiencing cabin fever after two months of coronavirus quarantine received an unexpected reprieve when Gov. Andrew Cuomo eased the state’s ban on gatherings in time for the Memorial Day weekend. But beachgoers faced inclement weather Saturday that dampened crowds. A look at those and other coronavirus developments in New York: […]

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Trump, Bolsonaro discuss coronavirus cooperation in phone call

The United States is ready to cooperate with Brazil on medical and logistical issues in the fight against coronavirus, Brazil’s foreign minister Ernesto Araujo said, citing a telephone conversation between the countries’ presidents on Wednesday, Trend reports citing Reuters. Jair Bolsonaro and Donald Trump did not discuss restrictions on citizens entering the other’s country, nor […]

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Coronavirus live updates: Pence, wife test negative; 793 more deaths in Italy

As the number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases increases, some states are acting quickly by ordering variations of stay-at-home orders for residents. Oregon issued such an order on Friday night, joining states that include California, Illinois and New York. The respiratory virus, known officially as COVID-19, has reached every continent except Antarctica, and every state […]

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Supreme Court orders temporary stay of Nathaniel Woods’ execution in Alabama

In a stunning last-minute move, the Supreme Court ordered a temporary stay in the execution of Nathaniel Woods, who was set to die at 6 p.m. local time Thursday in an Alabama prison. The order, signed from Justice Clarence Thomas, comes as Woods’ supporters contended that he did not directly take part in the slayings […]

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Miami crime ring suspects stalked rich victims to steal millions in jewelry, authorities say

New York Yankees star pitcher Aroldis Chapman was among those robbed. February 19, 2020, 4:35 AM 5 min read Authorities in South Florida have uncovered an alleged organized crime ring in which nearly a dozen suspects stalked wealthy residents, including New York Yankees star pitcher Aroldis Chapman, to steal millions of dollars’ worth of jewelry. […]

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U.S. Senate rebukes Trump, votes to limit Iran warmaking ability

The U.S. Senate backed legislation on Thursday to limit President Donald Trump’s ability to wage war against Iran, rebuking him weeks after a strike against an Iranian military commander and Tehran’s retaliation raised fears of broader regional conflict, Trend reports citing Reuters. Eight of Trump’s fellow Republicans joined Democrats to pass the war powers resolution […]

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#EOD – Humanitarian mine action programme strengthens partner networks

US marines, sailors, soldiers and airmen have concluded their temporary joint bilateral humanitarian mine action programme here. The training sessions for this programme began 2 December. US instructors plan to return for advanced training sessions in spring 2020. The intent of the spring period of instruction is to supervise and pin the coveted EOD badge […]

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3 dead, including gunman, in shooting at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard

The three people shot are Department of Defense employees. December 5, 2019, 4:31 PM 5 min read An armed, active-duty sailor opened fire on three civilian employees, killing two, before he fatally shot himself at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard near Honolulu on Wednesday afternoon. Three civilian Department of Defense workers were found shot in […]

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US intelligence claims Iran secretly storing short-range ballistic missiles in Iraq

A possible offshore Iranian arsenal could allegedly provide superiority to Tehran and the nation’s military in a possible standoff with the United States and its regional allies, The New York Times said Wednesday, citing US military and intelligence officials, Trend reports citing Sputnik. According to the media report, the intelligence sources declined to name the […]

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Former US president Jimmy Carter admitted to South Georgia hospital

Former US President Jimmy Carter, 95, was admitted to the Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Georgia, over the past weekend for a urinary tract infection, according to a press release issued by the Carter Center, Trend reports citing Sputnik. The Carter Center stressed that the former US president “is feeling better and looks forward […]

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