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Twitter labels Trump tweets ‘unsubstantiated’ for the first time

By AFP Twitter labelled two Donald Trump tweets “unsubstantiated” and accused him of making false claims Tuesday, a first for the social network which has long resisted calls to censure the US president over truth-defying posts. The move drew a furious response from Trump, who used the platform to accuse Twitter of “interfering in the Read more

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Trump to block immigration to US as experts fear second virus wave

…action was being taken “to protect American workers” after 22 million people lost their jobs in the United States alone in the devastating economic backlash sparked by unprecedented measures taken to halt the spread of the virus. By AFP President Donald Trump vowed to sign Wednesday an order partially blocking immigration to the United States, Read more

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Global virus deaths top 150,000 as US braces for lockdown protests

The United States accounts for nearly a third of the 2.25 million coronavirus infections reported globally. By AFP Coronavirus deaths have surged past 150,000 worldwide with nearly a quarter of them in the United States, where new rallies against lockdown orders are being held after President Donald Trump lent his support to the protesters. Evidence Read more

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Trump Threatens To Adjourn Congress But Constitutional Law Expert Says He’s Misinterpreting His Power

By Forbes Trump justified his surprise rant about appointing judges by saying such people were needed now more than ever. President Trump spent part of his daily White House briefing on the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic accusing Democrats of blocking his judge appointments and threatened to adjourn both houses of Congress to make recess appointments, referring Read more

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Macron in surprise visit to controversial French virus Doctor Raoult

AFP President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday held a surprise meeting with the Marseille-based French medical professor who has caused controversy within the country’s scientific community for insisting the anti-malaria drug chloroquine can beat the coronavirus. Professor Didier Raoult met Macron at his specialised infectious diseases hospital in Marseille, in a visit that was not announced Read more

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COVID-19: Spain sees 3rd consecutive daily drop in deaths

Spain saw its third consecutive daily decline in the number of people dying from the coronavirus pandemic as the country recorded another 674 fatalities on Sunday. The health ministry said total deaths were now 12,418, the highest in the world after Italy, since the pandemic emerged in China in December. The 674 fatalities, which were Read more

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California goes on virus lockdown as Italy death toll overtakes China

California’s 40 million people were under lockdown on Friday in the most drastic quarantine efforts by a US state to contain the fast-spreading coronavirus, as the global toll surged with Italy surpassing China as the country with the most deaths from the pandemic. The United States was fast-tracking antimalarial drugs for use as a virus Read more