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March 26, 2020 - 10:03 am
(CASALPUSTERLENGO, Italy) -- An 86-year-old woman in the crisis-hit region of Lombardy, Italy, has made a full recovery after being hospitalized with the novel coronavirus, offering a rare glimmer of hope as the country continues to struggle with the pandemic. The elderly woman, identified as "...
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March 26, 2020 - 9:28 am
(NEW YORK) -- Federal prosecutors in New York will announce drug charges Thursday against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and other government officials, sources familiar with the matter told ABC News. The charges include narco-terrorism conspiracy, cocaine importation conspiracy and weapons...
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March 26, 2020 - 6:14 am
(NEW YORK) -- The family of retired FBI Special Agent Bob Levinson, who vanished in Iran 13 years ago, said Wednesday they are now convinced he died in captivity, though when is not clear. Levinson's wife Christine and their children said the U.S. government had informed them he was likely dead and...
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March 25, 2020 - 6:38 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said he no longer needs to refer to the novel coronavirus as the "Chinese virus," but his top diplomat is continuing to tie the outbreak to the Chinese city where it first exploded, as a way to push back on what he called the Chinese Communist Party's "...
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March 25, 2020 - 5:49 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The Pentagon is halting all overseas travel for U.S. troops for up to 60 days in an effort to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus, according to a top U.S. official. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the order applies to all servicemembers, Defense Department civilian...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 9, 2020 file photo, Britain's Prince Charles and Camilla the Duchess of Cornwall, in the background, leave after attending the annual Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey in London, Monday, March 9, 2020. Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus. The prince’s Clarence House office reported on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 that the 71-year-old is showing mild symptoms of COVID-19 and is self-isolating at a royal estate in Scotland. For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
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March 25, 2020 - 10:27 am
LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, royal officials confirmed Wednesday — touching off criticism over whether his wealth and status gave him priority in receiving a test. The 71-year-old is showing mild symptoms of COVID-19 and...
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March 25, 2020 - 6:47 am
(LONDON) -- Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, becoming the first member of Britain's royal family to announce a positive test for the COVID-19 virus. "He has been displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health and has been...
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Officials light a lantern from the Olympic Flame at the end of a flame display ceremony in Iwaki, northern Japan, Wednesday, March 25, 2020. IOC President Thomas Bach has agreed "100%" to a proposal of postponing the Tokyo Olympics for about one year until 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
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March 25, 2020 - 5:07 am
TOKYO (AP) — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed until 2021, now comes the multi-billion-dollar question: Who pays the bills for the delay, and how large will they be? The most likely answer is — primarily Japanese taxpayers. “Of course there will be costs," organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto said...
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March 24, 2020 - 4:13 pm
(MADRID) -- Members of the Spanish Armed Forces made a disturbing discovery as they disinfected nursing homes in the battle against the country's rising number of novel coronavirus cases. Soldiers found corpses left behind in their beds at nursing homes in at least four locations, two government...
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March 24, 2020 - 3:50 pm
(NEW YORK) --Iran rejected coronavirus aid provided by Doctors Without Borders, an international medical humanitarian organization, which had sent a team of medical staff and a field hospital to Iran. "Since the national mobilization for confronting corona is ongoing, and the medical capabilities...
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