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california july14 California Governor Gavin Newsom reinstated statewide restrictions, including closing indoor operations of certain businesses, saying COVID-19 cases continue to spread at alarming rates. The decision was announced after the death toll in the state surpassed 7,000 mark, amid significant growth in hospitalizations.

South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindziswa Mandela has died. Zindzi Mandela, the iconic leader's youngest daughter and activist, died on Monday at the age of 59. Her death comes on the same day Mandela's son Thembekile died in a car accident in 1969. It was Zindzi...

actresskellypreston july13 American actress and model Kelly Preston died on Sunday after battling breast cancer for two years. The news of her death was announced by her husband and Hollywood superstar John Travolta on Instagram: "My beautiful wife Kelly has lost her two-year battle with breast cancer." The actor said his wife fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many. Travolta thanked her doctors

coronavirus july13 Sunday, the World Health Organization reported the highest global surge in coronaviru cases in a day. With more than 230,000 confirmed cases recorded in the last 24 hours, the worldwide total reached 12.9 million cases since the outbreak began. With 60,719 new infections, more than one fourth of the global cases were reported in the United States, the world's worst affected country. Brazil is t

florida june13 Florida has registered its highest number of daily coronavirus cases Sunday, with more than 15,000 new infections. 15,299 new coronavirus cases reported in the last 24 hours surpasses the previous one-day high of 12,274 set at the peak of the outbreak in April. It is also the highest single-day total by any state since the start of the pandemic, erasing the previous daily high reported in Califo

uscoronavirus july10 On Thursday, the United States witnessed another new high in daily coronavirus cases. With 63,024 new cases reporting in the last 24 hours, the total number of people who contacted the disease in the U.S. increased to 3118168, according to Johns Hopkins University's latest data. The number of daily deaths continued to rise for the fourth consecutive day. With 982 additional deaths, total death t

usproposes july09 The Trump administration has proposed a new legislation that aims to bloc immigrants from countries with disease outbreaks who seek asylum in the United States. According to a notice published on Federal Register, the proposed rule would amend existing regulations by the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice. These Departments consider asylum applicants as "potential internat

crime july09 The U.S. Government launched Operation Legend in an attempt to address sudden surge of violence in many parts of the country. The focus of the new initiative, as promised by President Donald Trump, is to increase the presence of federal law enforcement forces in cities that are plagued by recent violence. Operation Legend will combine federal and local forces to combat the disturbing uptick in v

uscoronavirus july09 Wednesday, new coronavirus infections in the United States spiked past 60000, the worst daily increase in the country. With 62,425 new cases reporting in the last 24 hours, the total number of people who contacted the disease in the U.S. increased to 3055144. 829 additional deaths were reported, taking the total death toll in the country to 132309, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest update

usschool july08 Even as COVID-19 pandemic spreads out of control in the United States, the Trump administration is pressing with the demand to reopening country's school for Fall semester. In conference calls and public events at the White House Tuesday, President Donald Trump led a campaign to press state authorities to resume classes in person four months after schools across the country shut down over corona

who july08 The World Health Organization stated that the coronavirus outbreak is accelerating and it has not reached the peak of the pandemic. This was stated by WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus at a virtual press conference. He cited data to substantiate his point. It took 12 weeks for the world to reach the first 400 thousand cases of COVID-19. Over the weekend, there were more than 400 t

uscoronavirus july08 After a lull, the number of daily coronavirus cases in the United States again crossed 50000, and new deaths surged past 1000. With 50940 new cases reporting in the last 24 hours, the total COVID-19 cases in the U.S. increased to 2996098, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest update Wednesday. With 1174 additional deaths, total death toll in the country reached 131480. Arizona's worst numbe

onlineclass july07 The Student and Exchange Visitor Program, which is run by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, announced modifications to temporary exemptions for non-immigrant students taking online classes due to the coronavirus pandemic for the fall 2020 semester. The new rule does not allow foreign students to stay in the United States this fall semester if they are taking classes online only.

shooting july07 Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has declared a state of emergency and activated 1,000 National Guard troops following a surge in shootings throughout the July Fourth weekend that killed five people and injured 31 others after weeks of violent crime and property destruction in Atlanta. "Peaceful protests were hijacked by criminals with a dangerous, destructive agenda. Now, innocent Georgians are bei

uscoronavirus july07 With 359 new deaths reporting in the last 24 hours, the total COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. increased to 130306, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest update Tuesday. The daily infection rate rose to 49,896, taking the number of coronavirus cases in the country to 2,888,729. Texas' coronavirus hospitalizations hit new daily high of 10710 on Monday, taking the total number of COVID-19 patie

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