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Your Monday Briefing – The New York Times

Coronavirus setbacks in China and the U.S. China appeared to have largely brought the coronavirus under control, but on Sunday, officials reported 57 new confirmed infections, the country’s highest single-day total in two months. Of the 38 locally transmitted cases, 36 were in Beijing, where the authorities are conducting mass testing at a vast seafood […]

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Coronavirus, California, Michael Flynn: Your Wednesday Briefing

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. The Republican leads in a California House race. Manhattan may face a real-estate reckoning. And there is both good news and worrisome news about the virus. Positive signs, for now President Trump insists that things are looking up with the coronavirus. Anthony Fauci, […]

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Coronavirus live news: Trump storms out of press briefing as US deaths pass 80,000 | World news

4.30am BST04:30 New Zealand’s foreign minister on Tuesday said the country has to stand up for itself after China warned its backing of Taiwan’s participation at the World Health Organization (WHO) could damage bilateral ties, Reuters reports. Taiwan, with the strong support of the United States, has stepped up its lobbying to be allowed to […]

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Trump’s new press secretary vows never to lie from podium in first briefing for more than a year

Donald Trump’s latest press secretary on Friday promised reporters during her first briefing to never utter a lie from behind the familiar blue lectern with the White House seal behind it, and signalled the president is intent on seeking changes from “sanctuary cities” in return for federal coronavirus assistance. “I will never lie to you. You […]

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Coronavirus, Texas, Paycheck Protection Program: Your Tuesday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering the states’ varying approaches to lifting stay-at-home orders, a test for a coronavirus vaccine in Britain, and problems with an emergency loan program for small businesses. Pressure builds to reopen Governors across the U.S. are moving ahead with plans to reopen […]

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UK coronavirus news LIVE: Covid-19 rate of infection ‘doubling every three to four days’, Michael Gove says as he stands in for Boris Johnson at daily briefing

The latest headlines in your inbox The rate of infection of coronavirus in the UK is doubling every three to four days and the country must stay indoors to stop the spread, Michael Gove has said. Mr Gove confirmed the stark increase in cases as he stood in for Boris Johnson at the Government’s daily […]

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Your Friday Briefing – The New York Times

Outbreak disrupts China and spooks markets In China, the all-important Lunar New Year holiday begins today, but the outbreak of a deadly virus is overwhelming hospitals and raising fears of a pandemic akin to one fueled by SARS, a similar disease that originated in China in 2002 and killed more than 800 people worldwide. Here […]

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Impeachment, Emmanuel Macron, Google: Your Wednesday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering today’s impeachment hearing, the withdrawal of Kamala Harris from the Democratic presidential race, and an alarming report about climate change. Impeachment inquiry begins its next phase The House Judiciary Committee is set to hear from four legal scholars today as it […]

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