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'Things will get worse before they get better': Boris Johnson writes letter to every home in Britain urging public to 'stay at home and save lives' during coronavirus 'national emergency'

  • Mar 29, 2020

Boris Johnson is writing to every household in the UK to urge the public to obey the lockdown and stay home during the coronavirus 'national emergency'. The Prime Minister, who is self-isolating after testing positive for Covid-19, will warn 'things will get worse before they get better' as h

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No alcohol, no dog walks: Lockdown life in South Africa

  • Mar 29, 2020

"The night Cyril Ramaphosa became a wartime president" is how a leading columnist for South Africa's News24 website described the South African leader's decision to impose a nationwide lockdown to defeat coronavirus. The three-week lockdown, which started just after midnight, is unprecedent

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Dozens of young women in South Korea were allegedly forced into sexual slavery on an encrypted messaging app

  • Mar 29, 2020

One girl wrote the word slave above her genitals. Another was made to bark like a dog while naked. Cho Joo-bin, a 24-year-old man, hosted online rooms on encrypted messaging app Telegram, where users paid to see young girls perform demeaning sexual acts carried out under coercion, according to South Korean p

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South Korea has more recoveries than active cases for first time

  • Mar 29, 2020

For the first time since the initial coronavirus infection was recorded in South Korea, the total number of people released on full recovery has surpassed the total number of patients undergoing treatment, health officials said Saturday.  “We believe this to be the result of selfless efforts made by the p

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U.S. Coronavirus Cases Exceed 100,000, Exacerbating Drug And Equipment Scarcity

  • Mar 29, 2020

Doctors and nurses on the front lines of the U.S. coronavirus crisis pleaded on Friday for more protective gear and equipment to treat waves of patients expected to overwhelm hospitals as the sum of known U.S. infections climbed well past 100,000, with more than 1,600 dead. Physicians have called particular

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Citing the coronavirus, ex-L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca asks for release from prison

  • Mar 28, 2020

Citing the threat of the novel coronavirus, former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has asked a federal judge to release him from a Texas prison while he fights to have his conviction tossed out. Baca, who was found guilty of thwarting a federal in

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Advocates Say Trump Administration's Decision to Keep National Parks Open Is ‘Reckless’

  • Mar 28, 2020

(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration is sticking with its crowd-friendly waiver of entrance fees at national parks during the coronavirus pandemic, as managers at some parks try and fail to keep visitors a safe distance apart and communities appeal for a shutd

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'He died alone': Son of Navy veteran describes shock of losing father to coronavirus

  • Mar 26, 2020

Lawrence Riley was an iron man. The 66-year-old Milwaukee resident was a U.S. Navy veteran, a retired firefighter and had survived two strokes. His family thought he could beat anything. "The way he handled pa

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UK deploys 500 transit police to prevent unnecessary travel amid coronavirus outbreak

  • Mar 26, 2020

Britain deployed 500 transit police Tuesday night as it stepped up efforts to prevent unnecessary travel during the 

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