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Trump tests negative for coronavirus: White House doctor statement

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump has tested negative for coronavirus, the president’s physician, Sean Conley, said in a statement yesterday. The president two days ago decided to take the test for the virus, which has killed some 5,800 people worldwide,

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Sanders will remain in Democratic presidential race despite setbacks

BURLINGTON: A resolute Bernie Sanders said yesterday, he would stay in the Democratic presidential race despite a series of big losses to front-runner Joe Biden, promising to keep up the public pressure for his sweeping economic and social justice proposals.

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‘White House told federal health agency to classify coronavirus deliberations’

WASHINGTON: The White House has ordered federal health officials to treat top-level coronavirus meetings as classified, an unusual step that has restricted information and hampered the US government’s response to the contagion, according to four Trump administration officials. The officials

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‘Coronavirus may force Americans to avoid crowds and cancel cruises’

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK: Americans, especially those who are vulnerable, may need to stop attending big gatherings as the coronavirus spreads through US communities, a top health official said yesterday, as investors braced for another volatile week in financial markets. Anthony Fauci,

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Coronavirus infects over 100k worldwide, 21 cases found San Francisco ship

LONDON/LOS ANGELES: Twenty-one people aboard a cruise ship that was barred from docking in San Francisco have tested positive for coronavirus, US officials said yesterday, adding to the more than 100,000 cases of the fast-spreading illness across the world. US

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Coronavirus cases surge in US, helicopter flies test kits to cruise ship

LOS ANGELES: The coronavirus outbreak spread further across the US yesterday, cropping up in at least four new states and San Francisco as Congress quickly approved more than US$8 billion to fight the outbreak and Americans faced increasing disruptions to

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Democrat establishment, rivals rattled by the rise of Sanders’

NEW YORK: Bernie Sanders’ Democratic presidential rivals warn that nominating the self-described democratic socialist will ensure President Donald Trump’s re-election, but a growing number of the party’s voters see the Senator as their best chance of winning in November. Sanders’

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More than a dozen killed,hundreds injured in riot during Trump’s visit

NEW DELHI: More than a dozen people have been killed and hundreds injured in clashes between opposing groups of protesters in New Delhi, hospital officials said yesterday, as riots overshadowed US President Donald Trump’s first visit to India. The clashes,

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Rivals targets Sanders’ at South Carolina Democratic debate

CHARLESTON, SC: Surging Democrat front-runner Bernie Sanders came under withering fire in a debate in South Carolina yesterday, as rivals criticised the high cost of his ambitious economic agenda and warned he would cost the party the White House and

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‘Namaste Trump’: Modi holds huge rally for president’s visit

AHMEDABAD: US President Donald Trump was cheered by more than 100,000 Indians at the opening of the world’s largest cricket stadium yesterday, promising “an incredible trade deal” and “the most feared military equipment on the planet” at his biggest rally

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