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April 07, 2020 - 11:08 am
(HONG KONG) -- Two pandas in Hong Kong mated for the first time in 10 years after the zoo shut its doors to the public over the novel coronavirus outbreak. Ying Ying and Le Le, both 14 years old, had attempted to mate since 2010 but never managed to successfully do so, according to a press release...
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April 07, 2020 - 6:35 am
(NEW YORK) -- Ukrainian authorities have sought to calm fears around a forest fire burning in the contaminated zone around the Chernobyl nuclear power station that briefly caused local radiation levels to rise. Firefighters on Monday said they were still trying to extinguish two fires that had...
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FILE - In this Saturday, March 28, 2020 handout photo provided by Number 10 Downing Street, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson chairs the morning Covid-19 Meeting remotely after self isolating after testing positive for the coronavirus, at 10 Downing Street, London. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to a hospital with the coronavirus. Johnson’s office says he is being admitted for tests because he still has symptoms 10 days after testing positive for the virus. (Andrew Parsons/10 Downing Street via AP, File)
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April 06, 2020 - 5:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to the intensive care unit of a London hospital after his coronavirus symptoms dramatically worsened Monday, just a day after he was admitted for what were said to be routine tests. Johnson was admitted to St. Thomas’ Hospital late Sunday...
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April 06, 2020 - 11:12 am
(DUBLIN) -- Ireland’s prime minister Leo Varadkar will be returning to medical practice to work as a doctor for one session a week to help out during the coronavirus epidemic, his office has said. Varadkar, a former doctor, has re-joined Ireland’s medical registry and offered his services to...
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April 06, 2020 - 10:25 am
(RIO DE JANEIRO) -- Many of the 1.5 million people living in the slums of Rio de Janeiro have been forced into making heartbreaking decisions as the novel coronavirus threatens their very survival. According to the Data Favela research institute, 70% of families living in Brazil’s slums, known as...
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April 06, 2020 - 6:00 am
(LONDON) -- U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was hospitalized with “persistent symptoms” of coronavirus on Sunday night as a “precautionary step,” Downing Street said. Johnson was admitted to the hospital to undergo tests on the advice of his doctor 10 days after he revealed he had tested positive...
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April 05, 2020 - 2:57 pm
(LONDON) -- In a rare televised speech from Windsor Castle, Queen Elizabeth II urged citizens of the U.K. to "remain united and resolute" in the face of the challenges resulting from the coronavirus crisis. Speaking to a nation under lockdown, the queen addressed the nation for just the fifth time...
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April 04, 2020 - 1:30 pm
(PARIS) -- A knife attack which resulted in two dead and five wounded Saturday morning in the town of Romans-sur-Isere, an hour drive South of Lyon, is being treated as a terrorist attack by French authorities. Two of the victims are in critical condition. The 33-year-old assailant stabbed seven...
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April 04, 2020 - 11:34 am
(NEW YORK) -- South Korea has received requests from 121 countries to export or donate coronavirus testing supplies, according to one government official. To meet the sudden surge of demands from foreign countries, Seoul has set up a task force with online updates and contact information of 29...
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April 03, 2020 - 10:38 am
(CESENA, Italy) -- Famed Italian shoe designer Sergio Rossi, 84, has died. "Today everyone at Sergio Rossi joins me in remembering our dear Sergio, the inspiring founder of our dream," CEO Sergio Rossi Group Riccardo Sciutto said in an Instagram post. "Sergio Rossi was a master, and it is my great...
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