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The coronavirus is the worst intelligence failure in US history | Micah Zenko

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

The Trump administration's unprecedented indifference, even willful neglect, forced a catastrophic strategic surprise on to the American people Coronavirus - latest US updates...
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China and Vietnam finally ban wildlife trade after coronavirus outbreak kills more than 30,000 around the world

China and Vietnam finally ban wildlife trade after coronavirus outbreak kills more than 30,000 around the world

12 hours ago   |   The Sun

CHINA and Vietnam are finally banning the wild animal trade after the coronavirus spread across the world killing thousands of people. The killer virus started in a wet market...
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XE Market Analysis: Asia - Mar 27, 2020

1 day ago   |   XE

The Dollar index fell to near two-week lows in N.Y. on Friday, sliding from 99.80 to 98.51. The USD lost ground to all major currencies, as unwinding of safe-haven Dollar flows...
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11 surprising ways pandemics have changed the course of human history, from the Black Death kickstarting the end of serfdom to the coronavirus creating a work-from-home culture

11 surprising ways pandemics have changed the course of human history, from the Black Death kickstarting the end of serfdom to the coronavirus creating a work-from-home culture

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

In an effort to contain the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, authorities have encouraged social distancing and the CDC has discouraged groups of people bigger than 50. This...
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Don't panic, but the world is running out of condoms because of coronavirus

Don't panic, but the world is running out of condoms because of coronavirus

1 day ago   |   Metro

The world's largest condom producer temporarily closed its doors If you're planning to spend the next few weeks getting freaky in the sheets with your self-isolation buddy or...
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The Drive-Thru: Companies respond to the coronavirus, craft chains refuse to close, and workers deal with chaos

The Drive-Thru: Companies respond to the coronavirus, craft chains refuse to close, and workers deal with chaos

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

This is Kate Taylor, back on the newsletter beat after two months traveling in Asia. Yes, I now realize that I somehow picked the worst possible time to travel internationally...
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Coronavirus: Refugee camps bracing for ‘devastating' impact

Coronavirus: Refugee camps bracing for ‘devastating' impact

1 day ago   |   The Week

Credits Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text Kurds, Turkey Looming threat of Covid-19 will be ‘more than a disaster' to displaced people In Depth James Ashford Friday, March...
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Stock markets turn lower again as stimulus rally fades

1 day ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Stock markets have turned lower after a mixed day in Asia as investors weighed the prospect of a long period of contagion by coronavirus against economic stimulus efforts by...
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Stranded in paradise: Tourists struggle with cancelled flights and shut borders

2 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph

From the sun-soaked beaches of Thailand to the foothills of Mount Everest, tourists across Asia are finding their dream vacations have turned into nightmares as airlines cancel...
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Pangolins could be ‘missing link' allowing coronavirus to jump from bats to humans

Pangolins could be ‘missing link' allowing coronavirus to jump from bats to humans

2 days ago   |   Metro

Similar strains of coronavirus have been found in smuggled pangolins Pangolins are scaly, anteater-like creatures found in Asia that are routinely trafficked and smuggled for...
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'He'd be an absolute doddle to play against': Graeme Souness SLAMS Paul...

'He'd be an absolute doddle to play against': Graeme Souness SLAMS Paul Pogba again

French World Cup winner Pogba has often been on the receiving end of Souness' wrath, particularly in the past few seasons when his fitness and attitude has been questioned. Read more ...

Boxer Anthony Yarde says his father has died from coronavirus

Boxer Anthony Yarde says his father has died from coronavirus

British boxer Anthony Yarde has announced his father has passed away from coronavirus. The 28-year-old light heavyweight revealed the sad news on his Instagram account. Read more ...

Married At First Sight fans accuse Stacey of making dumb decision  

Married At First Sight fans accuse Stacey of making dumb decision  

Married At First Sight viewers branded Stacey Hampton an 'idiot' for choosing to stay with 'husband' Michael Goonan during the final vow ceremony on Sunday. Read more ...

Coronavirus deaths in Spain rise by 838 in country's worst day yet

Coronavirus deaths in Spain rise by 838 in country's worst day yet

SPAIN has registered another national record of coronavirus deaths in a single day at 838. It surpasses the figure for the previous 24 hours, announced yesterday morning by... Read more ...

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 ...

Coronavirus: Spain deaths rise by 838 to 6,528

Coronavirus: Spain deaths rise by 838 to 6,528

The number of people to have died after testing positive for the coronavirus in Spain has risen to 6,528 after 838 more people died. Read more ...

Phillip Schofield drinks from huge gin bottle in lockdown - 'I mean. f**k it!'

Phillip Schofield drinks from huge gin bottle in lockdown - 'I mean. f**k it!'

This Morning presenter Phillip Schofield spent Saturday night making G&Ts at home during lockdown. 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 ...

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 ...