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US senator unveils 18-point plan to hold China accountable for coronavirus outbreak

The prominent suggestions are moving manufacturing chain from China and deepening military-strategic ties India, Vietnam and Taiwan.

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‘Very disappointed’! Donald Trump rips into China over coronavirus; says COVID-19 pandemic casts pall over trade deal

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he was very disappointed in China over its failure to contain the novel coronavirus, saying the worldwide pandemic cast a pall over his U.S.-China trade

The coronavirus outbreak originated in Wuhan, China, in December and was spreading silently as Washington and Beijing signed a Phase 1 trade deal hailed by the Republican president as a major achievement.

Indian-origin engineer charged in US with over $10 million COVID-relief fraud

Shashank Rai, 30, allegedly sought millions of dollars in forgivable loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act fr

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Donald Trump presses for schools to reopen, makes dig at Anthony Fauci

''I think they should open the schools, absolutely. I think they should,'' Trump told reporters at the White House, echoing comments he'd made in a television interview. ''Our country's got to get bac

The coronavirus outbreak originated in Wuhan, China, in December and was spreading silently as Washington and Beijing signed a Phase 1 trade deal hailed by the Republican president as a major achievement.

Coronavirus: Donald Trump to look into legislation proposing to sanctions on China

The coronavirus, which first emerged in China's Wuhan city last year, has claimed nearly 3,00,000 lives and infected over 4.3 million people across the world so far. The US alone has recorded close to

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Nancy Pelosi unveils $3trillion coronavirus bill, warns inaction costs more

'Not acting is the most expensive course," she said. Lines drawn, the latest pandemic response from Congress will test the House and Senate and President Donald Trump  as Washington navigates the ext

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COVID-19: US senators introduce legislation in Congress to impose sanctions on China

More than 250,000 people have died and over 4 million have been infected due to the coronavirus pandemic globally.

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5 plagues from China in last 20 years, at some point it has to stop, says US NSA Robert O’Brien

People across the globe are going to rise up and tell the Chinese government that "we can no longer have these plagues coming out of China", whether it is from labs or wet markets, neither one is a go

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Rishi Sunak extends UK’s COVID-19 job saving scheme to October

As part of the extension, the furlough or forced leave scheme will be extended to include greater flexibility, allowing employees to bring furloughed employees back part-time.

"It is something that weighs heavily on my mind," he said.

US Election 2020: Donald Trump casts doubt on mail voting; his campaign promotes it

In Wisconsin, where a special congressional election is scheduled on Tuesday, the Trump campaign last week blasted out a reminder via Twitter: ''Request an absentee ballot by 5 pm TONIGHT.''

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Nancy Pelosi wants to go big on coronavirus aid package, but McConnell sees no urgency

On a conference call with House colleagues Monday, Pelosi urged them to ''go big'' according to person unauthorized to discuss the private caucus call and granted anonymity.

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Donald Trump campaign raises $61 million in April, Biden $60 million amidst COVID-19 crisis

Presidential elections are scheduled to be held on November 3 and the two campaigns as of now are raising funds virtually.

Saudi Arabia triples taxes, cuts $26 billion in costs amid Covid crisis

Despite efforts to diversify the economy, the kingdom continues to rely heavily on oil for revenue. Brent crude now hovers around $30 a barrel, far below the range Saudi Arabia needs to balance its bu

Covid-19: Putin announces end to economic shutdown in Russia

Putin ordered the economic shutdown in late March, although key industrial plants and some other sectors have been allowed to continue operating.

Abu Dhabi offers 20% refunds on some commercial property leases

Businesses that started their lease in September 2019 or renewed their contracts from April 1 until the end of September 2020 will be refunded, Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development announced o

The move is part of efforts to support private sector businesses from the impact of the coronavirus.

Where do we go from here? US immigration Post-COVID pandemic

Almost all states in the US have cancelled in-person classes for universities and advised students to both complete classes and attendance online.

There are many professionals on H1B, students on F1’s who were planning to travel to the US before their jobs or school start and have now been hit with a barrage of uncertainties. (Representative image)

COVID-19: Domestic flights in Pakistan remain suspended till May 13

A total of 28 more people have died in the same period, taking the tally of COVID-19 deaths in Pakistan to 667, it said, adding that 8,212 people have recovered.

Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) extended the ban until Wednesday as part of the government instructions to minimise travelling of the people.

UK PM Johnson launches new COVID-19 alert system as lockdown rules ‘modified’

Johnson is expected to give further details of the first phase of looking into easing strict social distancing rules during a statement to Parliament on the modification to the UK's COVID-19 lockdown,

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COVID-19 resulted in ‘biggest negative’ shock to US economy: White House economic advisor

The US is the worst-hit country with 1,314,799 confirmed coronavirus cases and over 78,930 deaths.

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COVID-19: Barack Obama lashes out at Donald Trump in call with supporters

Obama also reacted to the Justice Department dropping its criminal case against Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, saying he worried that the basic understanding of rule of law is

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk threatens to exit California over virus restrictions

On Twitter, Musk also threatened to sue over Alameda County Health Department coronavirus restrictions that have stopped Tesla from restarting production its factory in Fremont south of San Francisco.

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COVID-19: Indian-origin woman faces charges for refusing to wear face mask in Singapore

The mall staff informed the police and when the officers requested to see her identity, she allegedly started peeling off the address sticker on her identity card.

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COVID-19: Legislation introduced in Congress to give Green Card to 40,000 foreign nurses, doctors

The American Hospital Association (AHA) and the American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL) said there has never been a more urgent need for the care that foreign-born physicians and foreign-t

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Covid in US: Trump ‘not sure we even have a choice’ on reopening states

Trump in recent days has been trying to persuade Americans to accept the human cost of returning to normalcy as he tries to quickly reverse the economic meltdown ahead of the November election. 

WeChat content outside China used for censorship: Study

Citizen Lab, the University of Toronto online watchdog, says in Thursday's report that WeChat users outside of China are thus unwittingly contributing to censorship.

End ‘tsunami of hate and xenophobia’ over COVID-19 pandemic says UN chief Antonio Guterres

The UN chief lamented that as the pandemic spread across the world, ?anti-foreigner sentiment has surged online and in the streets.

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Russia hoax made it very hard for two countries to deal with each other: Donald Trump

Trump described the allegations from the opposition Democratic party that Russians interfered in the 2016 presidential elections to help him win the polls as the "Russia hoax". Investigations, however

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