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CNBC World NewsApr 08, 2020
Coronavirus live updates: US coronavirus cases top 400,000; Spain's death toll rises above 14,500
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. surpassed 400,000 on Wednesday, according to figures provided by NBC, with 12,864 fatalities nationwide.

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Live Coronavirus US News and Updates (Int'l Herald Tribune)

NewsweekApr 08, 2020
COVID-19 Reinfection Risk Questioned After Low Levels Of Antibodies Found In Recovered Patients
Analysis of blood samples from 175 coronavirus patients released from hospital showed nearly a third had low levels of antibodies and in some patients, they could not be detected at all.

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Trump's touting of unproven COVID-19 drug is unusual. We'll soon see if he's right (CBC Top Stories)
Mushrooms, oregano oil and masks targeted in crackdown on misleading COVID-19 ads (CBC Top Stories)

Int'l Herald TribuneApr 08, 2020
Coronavirus Pandemic: Live International Updates
Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain spent a second night in intensive care, and China ended its lockdown of Wuhan, the city where the pandemic first emerged.

NewsweekApr 08, 2020
China State Newspaper Removes Tweet Promoting Wuhan Food Scene As City Ends Coronavirus Lockdown
The pandemic—which has now infected more than 1.4 million people—is believed to have originated from a food market in the city.

CNBC World NewsApr 08, 2020
UK leader Boris Johnson spends a second night in intensive care with coronavirus
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has spent a second night in an intensive care unit in hospital, but his condition is stable, according to officials.

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UK PM Johnson stable after second night in intensive care battling COVID-19 (Reuters World News)
Coronavirus briefing: Boris Johnson health latest and Wuhan lifts lockdown (BBC Front Page)

Washington Post World NewsApr 08, 2020
Boris Johnson heads into second night in intensive care unit
Struggling to breathe, the British prime minister has been receiving "oxygen treatment," an official said.

NewsweekApr 08, 2020
WHO Director Thanks Multiple World Leaders for Support on World Health Day After Trump Threatens to Freeze U.S. Funding
Trump accused the WHO of being too "China centric" on Tuesday, and suggested the organization had mishandled the COVID-19 outbreak.

Int'l Herald TribuneApr 08, 2020
The Passover Rules Bend, if Just for One Pandemic
During the holiday, many observant Jews get rid of bread and beans, pasta and rice. But that's exactly the stuff that gets you through self-isolation.

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Wishing this Passover night was more like other nights (FT.com - Comment & Analysis)

Reuters World NewsApr 08, 2020
Philippines reports five new deaths, 106 more coronavirus cases
The Philippines' health ministry said on Wednesday the coronavirus outbreak has killed five more people, with 106 additional infections.

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Thailand reports 111 new coronavirus cases, 3 more deaths (Reuters World News)

BBC Front PageApr 08, 2020
John Prine: Bruce Springsteen leads tributes to late singer
The Grammy-winning country-folk singer died aged 73, due to coronavirus complications.

Reuters World NewsApr 08, 2020
China's Wuhan ends its coronavirus lockdown but elsewhere one begins
The Chinese city where the new coronavirus emerged ended its more-than two-month lockdown on Wednesday, even as a small northern city ordered restrictions on its residents amid concern about a second wave of infections.

BBC Front PageApr 08, 2020
Match of the Day: Top 10 podcast - Premier League managers
Our Match of the Day pundits discuss just who is the best ever Premier League manager?

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Alan Shearer: ‘Let Premier League players decide the best way to help' (BBC Front Page)

ABC NewsApr 08, 2020
New York coronavirus deaths see record jump; musician John Prine dies
New York state's total number of coronavirus fatalities has reached 5,489.

FT.com - EuropeApr 08, 2020
Coronavirus latest: Global Covid-19 case count rises above 1.4m
Ministers will reconvene on Thursday after marathon all-night talks fail to shift red lines

Reuters World NewsApr 08, 2020
Belarus coronavirus cases pass 1,000, no new deaths
The number of coronavirus cases in Belarus topped 1,000 on Wednesday, the health ministry said, reporting 205 new infections, a record daily rise.

Reuters World NewsApr 08, 2020
Factbox: Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world
The number of confirmed infections of the novel coronavirus exceeded 1.38 million globally and the death toll crossed 81,400, according to a Reuters tally as of 0200 GMT.

Reuters World NewsApr 08, 2020
Spain's number of coronavirus deaths rises by 757 to over 14,500
The number of daily coronavirus deaths rose in Spain for the second day on Wednesday as 757 people died over the past 24 hours, though the pace of the proportional daily increase in the death toll slowed down slightly, the health ministry said.

Reuters World NewsApr 08, 2020
Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world
The number of confirmed infections of the novel coronavirus exceeded 1.38 million globally and the death toll crossed 81,400, according to a Reuters tally as of 0200 GMT.

NewsweekApr 08, 2020
'Hard Knocks' 2020 Season Could Feature Both Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers
The NFL was forced to postpone announcing which teams will feature on the 15th season of "Hard Knocks" as last week's annual league meeting was canceled due to coronavirus.

FT.com - EuropeApr 08, 2020
European stocks slip after ministers fail to agree on virus response
Equities rallied earlier in the week on optimism over a slowdown in infections

BBC News Front Page | WorldApr 08, 2020
Ben Stokes: Wisden name England all-rounder leading cricketer in world
Ben Stokes becomes the first Englishman since 2005 to be named Wisden's leading cricketer in the world.

NPR Headline NewsApr 08, 2020
U.K.'s Johnson, Suffering From COVID-19, Spends 2nd Night In ICU
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said: "I'm confident he'll pull through." Meanwhile, the U.K. on Tuesday set a new high for COVID-19 deaths, with 786 succumbing to the disease.

BBC Front PageApr 08, 2020
Premier League 'could lose £1bn' if 2019-2020 season cannot finish
The Premier League warns of a potential £1bn loss - while FA chairman says the wider English game faces "the danger of losing clubs and leagues".

Washington Post World NewsApr 08, 2020
Coronavirus is infecting, killing black Americans at a higher rate; U.S. reports largest single-day death toll
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to intensive care after his coronavirus symptoms worsened.

Washington Post World NewsApr 08, 2020
Cardinal Pell welcomes court's dismissal of abuse conviction
Cardinal George Pell has welcomed Australia's highest court clearing him of child sex crimes and says his trial had not been a referendum on the Catholic Church's handling of the clergy abuse crisis

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BBC Front PageApr 08, 2020
Coronavirus lockdown sees air pollution plummet across UK
Levels of nitrogen dioxide fall by an average 40% on the same period last year.

NPR Headline NewsApr 08, 2020
Party On, Online: Virtual Beer Pong Becomes An Emotional Lifeline For Workers
The virtual happy hour has taken on huge importance at a time when life is otherwise in lockdown. Workers are learning a lot more about their colleagues in the process.

NPR Headline NewsApr 08, 2020
Lawmakers Defy Warnings, Continue To Meet In Capitals Across The Country
Many state legislative sessions were cut short due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now lawmakers, itching to complete state business, are reconvening despite heath warnings not to.

NPR Headline NewsApr 08, 2020
You've Got Less Mail: The Postal Service Is Suffering Amid The Coronavirus
Mail volume is way down, and the U.S. Postal Service is running out of cash. Advocates want Congress to provide additional funding in the next rescue package.

NewsweekApr 08, 2020
Google Doodle Honors Emergency Service Workers on Frontline of the Coronavirus Pandemic
The Doodle is the third in a Google series thanking essential workers, having already honored medical workers and researchers.

FT.com - EuropeApr 08, 2020
Eurogroup fails to land deal on coronavirus economic response
Ministers will reconvene on Thursday after marathon all-night talks fail to shift red lines

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Washington Post World NewsApr 08, 2020
China probes tycoon who labeled Xi a ‘clown' for fumbling coronavirus response
Ren Zhiqiang, who disappeared a month ago, had assailed the Communist Party's ‘crisis of governance' and its inflexible culture.

NYTimes GlobalApr 08, 2020
Bernie Sanders Only Has Eyes for One Wing of the Democratic Party
But actually there are three, and they all matter.

NPR Topics: NewsApr 08, 2020
After Deaths At Home Spike In NYC, Officials Plan To Count Many As COVID-19
Officials say a sudden upsurge in deaths at home is likely due to COVID-19 and they are planning to add many of them to New York's death toll even without confirmation by a laboratory.

FT.com - EuropeApr 07, 2020
Trump threatens to freeze funding for WHO
US president accuses global body of being ‘wrong' about coronavirus outbreak in China

Reuters World NewsApr 07, 2020
Two Peruvian women diagnosed with COVID-19 give birth to healthy babies - doctor
Two pregnant women diagnosed with the new coronavirus in Peru have given birth to babies who have tested negative for the disease, a hospital in the capital Lima said on Tuesday.

BBC Front PageApr 07, 2020
Coronavirus: US records highest death toll in single day
More than 1,736 deaths were recorded on Tuesday including that of influential folk singer John Prine.

BBC News Front Page | WorldApr 07, 2020
George Pell: Man who accused cardinal says 'case doesn't define me'
The man says he respects a court's decision to overturn Cardinal George Pell's sexual abuse convictions.

Int'l Herald TribuneApr 07, 2020
How the Four Seasons in N.Y.C. Became a Dorm for Hospital Workers
The Four Seasons reinvented itself in a matter of days.

CBC Top StoriesApr 07, 2020
Doctors, nurses demand government fill 'unacceptable' gaps in protective gear on front lines
Canada's doctors and nurses are demanding that the federal government do more to protect front line workers against COVID-19, calling a critical lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) "outrageous and unacceptable."



NYT Middle EastApr 07, 2020
Passover Under Coronavirus Lockdown: Israeli Jews Revise the Rituals
Why is this night different from all other nights? Israelis celebrate a festival of freedom under isolation and shelter-in-place orders.

Reuters World NewsApr 07, 2020
Venezuelan doctors languish in fuel lines amid coronavirus pandemic
Venezuela's acute fuel shortages are leaving medical professionals stuck in gas lines or struggling to reach their place of work just as the coronavirus outbreak threatens to overwhelm the crisis-stricken country's battered health system.

Int'l Herald TribuneApr 07, 2020
China Investigates Ren Zhiqiang, Critic of Xi's Coronavirus Response
The decision to investigate the tycoon, Ren Zhiqiang, reflects broad unease in the government about growing criticism of its early efforts to conceal the outbreak.

Reuters World NewsApr 07, 2020
U.S. immigration officials evaluate vulnerable detainees for possible release amid pandemic
U.S. immigration officials said on Tuesday they are considering releasing some detainees at high risk for coronavirus infection as detainees and workers have tested positive for the resulting COVID-19 illness.

BBC News Front Page | WorldApr 07, 2020
George Pell: Cardinal says he holds 'no ill will' over abuse claim
The cardinal was acquitted by Australia's highest court after being jailed for child sex abuse.

Int'l Herald TribuneApr 07, 2020
John Prine, Who Chronicled the Human Condition in Song, Dies at 73
The folk singer and songwriter with a raspy voice and an offbeat humor was revered by peers including Bob Dylan.

Reuters World NewsApr 07, 2020
Hong Kong extends social distancing restrictions to contain coronavirus
Hong Kong said on Wednesday social-distancing restrictions including the closure of some bars and pubs and a ban on public gatherings of more than four people would be extended until April 23 as it battles to halt the spread of coronavirus.

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NPR Topics: NewsApr 07, 2020
Trump Tells The Story Of A 'Miracle' Cure For COVID-19. But Was It?
President Trump continues to promote hydroxychloroquine, a drug that has not been proved to work against coronavirus and COVID-19. He's relying on anecdotes, not science.

NewsweekApr 07, 2020
Bernie Sanders Says It's 'an Awkward Position' but He's Still 'in the Race' for the Democratic Nomination
"We are listening to our people and, you know, we've got to make the best decision that we can," the progressive senator from Vermont said.
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