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Disunited states of America: responses to coronavirus shaped by hyper-partisan politics

32 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Democratic states have tended to be more proactive while some Republican governors followed Trump in downplaying the crisis It was a tale of two beaches. On Florida's Atlantic...
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Netflix's Lost Girls recounts story of America's missing prostitutes

Netflix's Lost Girls recounts story of America's missing prostitutes

1 hour ago   |   Daily Express

THE SAND gave up its bodies reluctantly. For several years the women had lain buried along New York's Long Island shore.
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Coronavirus travel: Couple trapped on boat in the Caribbean reveal terrifying ordeal amid COVID-19

Coronavirus travel: Couple trapped on boat in the Caribbean reveal terrifying ordeal amid COVID-19

5 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Irish nurse Rachel Byrne and her builder boyfriend Stevie Sutton left Sydney to travel South America for six months. They were sailing from Colombia to Panama when the COVID-19...
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Coronavirus: Panama to allow cruise liner Zaandam through canal

8 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

Ban waived but where ship with fatal outbreak on board will be allowed to dock remains unclear Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A luxury cruise...
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Stranded Holland America cruise ship with 2 confirmed COVID-19 cases will be allowed to cross the Panama Canal

Stranded Holland America cruise ship with 2 confirmed COVID-19 cases will be allowed to cross the Panama Canal

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

The MS Zaandam, a Holland America cruise ship with two confirmed cases of COVID-19 onboard, will be permitted to transit the Panama Canal, according to a statement put out by...
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Coronavirus 'worse than 9/11' as it kills one every 9 minutes in New York

Coronavirus 'worse than 9/11' as it kills one every 9 minutes in New York

13 hours ago   |   The Mirror   |   2 articles

America is facing up to a biblical disaster as the coronavirus crisis sees hospitals become war zones with the Big Apple baring the brunt and Trump hits back at state governors
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Tom Hanks issues optimistic update as he and wife Rita Wilson return to LA after coronavirus battle

Tom Hanks issues optimistic update as he and wife Rita Wilson return to LA after coronavirus battle

14 hours ago   |   Metro   |   4 articles

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are back in the US at last Tom Hanks has issued an update to fans after he and his wife Rita Wilson returned to the States after their recent battle...
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'My big fear is being carried off this ship in a box instead of walking off': An elderly veteran couple trapped aboard coronavirus-stricken cruise says US should help

'My big fear is being carried off this ship in a box instead of walking off': An elderly veteran couple trapped aboard coronavirus-stricken cruise says US should help

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Four passengers aboard the MS Zaandam, a Holland America Line cruise ship stricken with coronavirus, have died ; the ship has two more confirmed COVID-19 cases. The remaining...
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2 experts share advice for safely shopping for groceries during the coronavirus pandemic

2 experts share advice for safely shopping for groceries during the coronavirus pandemic

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Grocery stores are still open, but that doesn't mean you should shop as normal. Business Insider spoke to two experts to find out what precautions shoppers should take amid the...
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CEO of bailed out United Airlines thanks America for 'vital public assistance' and pledges aircraft to deliver medical supplies throughout the world

CEO of bailed out United Airlines thanks America for 'vital public assistance' and pledges aircraft to deliver medical supplies throughout the world

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz announced Saturday that the company would be dedicating several cargo charter flights to help deliver critical medical supplies. Munoz in an...
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Lockdown measures could get tougher as ‘the worst is yet to come'

Lockdown measures could get tougher as ‘the worst is yet to come'

Caption: Boris letter to every home Provider: Number 10/ AP Even stricter lockdown measures could be imposed as the worst of the coronavirus outbreak is yet to come, Boris... Read more ...

Married At First Sight: Drew Brauer's brutal rejection to KC Osborne at...

Married At First Sight: Drew Brauer's brutal rejection to KC Osborne at final vows ceremony

Married At First Sight's Drew Brauer delivered a brutal rejection to KC Osborne at their final vow ceremony on Sunday night while discussing a future together. Read more ...

Spain's coronavirus death toll reaches 6,528 after 838 more people die

Spain's coronavirus death toll reaches 6,528 after 838 more people die

A further 838 people have died from coronavirus in Spain, bringing the country's death toll to 6,528. Earlier this week, images from Madrid hospitals revealed how patients were... Read more ...

Ancelotti reveals Klopp called LFC's fixture v. Atleti a “criminal act” amid...

Ancelotti reveals Klopp called LFC's fixture v. Atleti a “criminal act” amid COVID-19 fears

Jurgen Klopp slammed the decision to allow the Champions League fixture between Liverpool and Ateltico Madrid take place earlier this month, according to Carlo Ancelotti. The... Read more ...

William and Kate tell UK to look after mental health in coronavirus crisis

William and Kate tell UK to look after mental health in coronavirus crisis

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have lent their support to a Public Health England initiative to boost the nation's mental health it features guidance on how to look after... Read more ...

UK Coronavirus Lockdown Has No 'Fixed' Length, Warns Michael Gove

UK Coronavirus Lockdown Has No 'Fixed' Length, Warns Michael Gove

Updated: See the latest stories on the coronavirus outbreak. The length of the coronavirus lockdown depends on how stringently the public stick to the rules, Cabinet minister... Read more ...

Souness launches new Pogba rant and explains why he'd be easy to play against

Souness launches new Pogba rant and explains why he'd be easy to play against

Football may have been suspended since early March, and Paul Pogba may not have kicked a ball since Boxing Day, but Graeme Souness has still found reason to rant Read more ...

Donald Trump ‘considers' quarantine of New York but says it ‘won't be necessary'

Donald Trump ‘considers' quarantine of New York but says it ‘won't be necessary'

Coronavirus cases in the US now exceed 100,000 Donald Trump has rejected ordering a lockdown for the coronavirus hotspots of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, saying a... Read more ...

Dana White provides latest update on UFC 249 venue for Khabib vs Ferguson

Dana White provides latest update on UFC 249 venue for Khabib vs Ferguson

UFC president Dana White has been frantically trying to find another home for the promotion's fourth pay-per-view card of the year, which will be headlined by Khabib... Read more ...

Coronavirus patient begs ‘stop stockpiling and stay home'

Coronavirus patient begs ‘stop stockpiling and stay home'

Delia Colwill is hospitalised with Covid-19 A woman suffering from coronavirus in hospital has urged the public not to panic buy and to stay at home. Delia Colwill, from... Read more ...