Satellite data shows air pollution drop in Europe amid COVID-19 lockdowns

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Air pollution from nitrogen dioxide has fallen by an estimated 40 per cent in three European cities, according to new satellite data released by the European Space Agency (ESA), coinciding with a widespread lockdown to curb the...

Israel’s opposition leader angers supporters with move toward unity government with Netanyahu

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Israel appeared headed for a unity government on Friday after opposition leader Benny Gantz moved toward an agreement with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, disappointing voters who had hoped to bring down the right-wing premier.

U.S. civil rights leader Joseph Lowery dies at 98

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U.S. civil rights leader Joseph Lowery, who worked alongside Martin Luther King Jr, has died at age 98.

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Saturday

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Transport Canada has introduced new rules for domestic travel in an effort to curb the spread of the COVID-19, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Saturday, as the number of global cases of the respiratory illness exceeded 600,000....

U.S. states, hospitals plead for help as House passes coronavirus aid bill

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U.S. doctors and nurses on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak were under increasing stress on Friday as the number of cases continued its upward trajectory. Meanwhile, friction in Congress from a lone Republican member was...

British PM Boris Johnson says he’s tested positive for coronavirus

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating but will still lead the government's response to the outbreak.

U.S. stops enforcing many environmental laws, citing pandemic

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday abruptly waived enforcement on a range of legally mandated public-health and environmental protections, saying industries could have trouble complying with them during the coronavirus pandemic.

‘I don’t want anyone calling my kid coronavirus’: Asian Americans fear COVID-19 backlash

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Some Asian Americans say they feel betrayed by their president's use of racially charged terms like "Chinese virus" to describe the coronavirus pandemic and are steeling themselves for possible violence and racist attacks against their community.

‘We’ve kept the whole damn country running’: Pandemic deepens divide between haves and have-nots...

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It's becoming clear that poorer Americans will shoulder an unequal share of the suffering in the COVID-19 pandemic. They are less likely to get tested early, to have health coverage, to be allowed to work from home...

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world Friday

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday outlined a range of measures aimed at helping small businesses hit by the COVID-19 outbreak, a day after Canada's chief public health officer said the seriousness of the new virus "cannot...

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‘Starting a new journey’: Tom Brady officially joins Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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Six-time Super Bowl champion quarterback Tom Brady signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Friday, transforming the team into a championship contender....

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