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drug vessel 052220 In a rare operation in the high sees, a guided missile destroyer of the U.S. Navy intercepted a drug vessel in the eastern Pacific Ocean, and seized an estimated 3,000 pounds of cocaine, worth more than $28 million in international market. The USS Pinckney, with an embarked Coast Guard law enforcement team on board, conducted the successful operation on May 14. A patrol aircraft assigned to the

dojcoronavirus may22 An employee in Atlanta has been charged with fraud after falsely telling his Fortune 500 employer that he had tested positive for coronavirus, causing a loss of more than $100,000 to the company. According to the charges, Santwon Antonio Davis submitted to his employer a fake medical excuse letter to prove he was infected with the deadly disease. In concern for its employees and customers, the c

uscoronavirus may22 Coronavirus infection rate rose for the third consecutive day in the United States. With more than 25000 new cases reporting in the last 24 hours, the total number of infections in the country rose to 1,577,758 as of John Hopkins University' 6:00 a.m. ET update Friday. With an additional 1286 deaths, the total death toll in the U.S. reached 94729. In New York, more than 356,000 cases have been

covid may21 After the World Health Organization reported the most number of new coronavirus cases recorded in a 24-hour period during the pandemic, global cases crossed the 5 million mark on Thursday. As more European countries and the United States started easing lockdowns, a total of 5,011,467 million cases of Covid-19 have been reported worldwide.

michigandam may21 Thousands were evacuated as two dams in Michigan breached in devastating flooding caused by heavy rains. Midland County police said the Tittabawassee River has crested at 35.05 feet, breaching the Edenville and Sanford dams. This is 3' higher than the 500 year flood recorded in 1986. The National Weather Service called it a "life-threatening situation." Dow Chemical said its headquarters and

uscoronavirus may21 Coronavirus infection rate again crossed the 20000 mark in the United States. With 22,368 new cases reporting in the last 24 hours, the total number of infections in the country rose to 1,551,853, as of John Hopkins University' 6:00 a.m. ET update. With an additional 1528 deaths, the total death toll in the U.S. reached 93,439. In New York, the epicenter of the country's outbreak, more than 354

theworld bank 052020 COVID-19, which forced shutdown of advanced economies across the world, could push as many as 60 million people into extreme poverty, erasing much of the recent progress made in poverty alleviation, according to the World Bank. This was unveiled by World Bank Group President David Malpass Wednesday while announcing the details of its emergency operations to fight coronavirus pandemic in 100 devel

trumpcorona may20 It is "a badge of honour" for the United States being the country to report the world's highest number of coronavirus deaths and infections, according to President Donald Trump. 'When we have a lot of cases, I don't look at that as a bad thing; I look at that as being a good thing because it means our testing is much better," Trump said after a Cabinet meeting Tuesday. "If we were testing a mil

covidcases may20 Nearly 20000 new coronavirus cases and 1425 deaths from infection were reported in the United States in the last 24 hours. This is one third of the global death toll reported during the same period. The total death toll in the U.S. reached 91938 on Wednesday. An additional 19662 new cases took the total number of infections to 1,528,661, as of John Hopkins University' 6:00 a.m. ET update. This

trump may19 U.S. President Donald Trump has revealed that he is taking malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as a defense against coronavirus. Trump told reporters at the White House that for "a couple weeks" he has been taking the malaria drug as a defense against COVID -19, despite warnings that the drug is dangerous. Hydroxychloroquine...

uscoronavirus may19 The total coronavirus death toll in the United States has breached the 90,000 mark, with the total number of infected cases exceeding 1.5 million, as several states have allowed businesses to reopen and people to go out of their homes. This week, most of the country's 50 states eased restrictions...

andrewcuomo may18 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo got tested for coronavirus during his daily briefing Sunday, which was broadcast live on television. "You don't have to be New York tough to take that test," Coumo said as a nurse collected his sample using a nasal swab. The Democratic governor said that all New Yorkers who are experiencing flu-like symptoms are now eligible for tests. He announced that New York h

uscoronavorus may18 As most states allow businesses to reopen and the public venture out of their homes, the total coronavirus death toll in the United States is nearing 90,000. With 785 more people reported dead in the last 24 hours, the total death toll in the country reached 89,564. An additional 19,731 new cases took the total number of infections to 1,486,742, as of John Hopkins' 6:00 a.m. ET update on Monday.

slovenia may15 As more than 200 countries continue to fight the devastating coronavirus, Slovenia has become the first European country to declare an official end to its epidemic. "Today Slovenia has the best epidemic situation in Europe, which enables us to call off the general epidemic," Prime Minister Janez Jansa said on Thursday, even as new infections are being reported in the mountainous nation of two million.

stayathome may15 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has extended the stay-at-home order until June 13 for regions that have not yet met certain conditions. In his executive order Thursday, Cuomo said that five regions that have met public health and safety criteria will open from Friday. Also, restrictions imposed on non-essential businesses such as Construction, Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, Retail, M

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