Brazil surpasses U.S. in daily coronavirus death toll

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil daily coronavirus deaths were higher than fatalities in the United States for the first time over the last 24 hours, according to the country’s Health Ministry. Brazil registered 807 deaths over the last 24 hours, whereas 620 died in the United States. Brazil has the second worst outbreak in the world, with 374,898 cases, behind […]

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Trump FURY: US President warns this state over shock Republican convention move

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Currently the convention is set to be held in North Carolina on August 24. Concerns have been raised that large formal nominating conventions that are typically packed with delegates could raise safety issues. President Trump said on […]

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UBS announces global financing team

NEW YORK (Reuters) – UBS (UBSG.S) said on Monday it has created a new global financing team, a group that will span across divisions under one group in order to serve clients in a faster and simpler fashion. The new team will be led by Remi Mennesson, who will join the Swiss lender in November 2020, and report to the […]

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Colorado lawmakers return to tackle $3.3 billion budget hole

No public health insurance option. Drastic cuts to K-12 and higher education funding. Seniors losing tax breaks on their homes. These are a few of the dozens of sacrifices Colorado’s Democrat-led Legislature must make when it returns to work Tuesday after a March 14 suspension prompted by the coronavirus. Economic fallout from the pandemic is forcing a 25% cut in […]

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WHO warns of 'second peak' in areas where COVID-19 declining

GENEVA (Reuters) – Countries where coronavirus infections are declining could still face an “immediate second peak” if they let up too soon on measures to halt the outbreak, the World Health Organization said on Monday. The world is still in the middle of the first wave of the coronavirus outbreak, WHO emergencies head Dr Mike Ryan told an online briefing, […]

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Winnipeg finishes spring cleanup; offering free compost

Winnipeg has wrapped up its annual spring cleaning and is making available plenty of compost for anyone who lives in the city. Over 300 pieces of equipment and some 500 workers got started cleaning the city’s sidewalks, bridges, medians and over 7,000 kilometres of streets on April 20. Anyone who thinks there’s still excessive sand left on their boulevard is […]

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Dominic Cummings fuels British anger after flouting lockdown

The government’s support for the prime minister’s top aide is undermining public health advice, say experts. London, United Kingdom – The anger in the United Kingdom is palpable. It has been days since the breaking of lockdown rules by the prime minister’s most senior adviser was first reported, but the incandescent rage is still burning white-hot. It has been fuelled […]

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