Lady Gaga announces $35M raised to fight COVID-19 ‘catastrophe’

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Lady Gaga appeared via video link at Monday's World Health Organization media briefing to announce that $35 million US has been raised to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. She also unveiled an upcoming TV and online special to...

Swedes’ trust in government put to test as coronavirus deaths spike

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Sweden’s days as a European outlier in the fight against coronavirus may be ending. As deaths rise, many are questioning measures that appear relaxed compared with the rest of the world.

U.S. deaths from COVID-19 climb to over 10,000: Johns Hopkins

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The death toll in New York, the state hardest hit by COVID-19, was "effectively flat" for the second day in a row, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in his daily news conference on Monday, but the U.S. as...

$500m Allocated to Compensate for Losses of Iranian Transport Companies

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Mohammad Eslami said on Sunday that the companies usually recompense their annual expenses during the Nowruz because these holidays provide financial resources to companies so that they could fully cover their annual expenses. However, this year, the number of...

Number of Road Trips in Nowruz Decreases by 80%: Iran

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Transportation Deputy of Iran’s Road Maintenance and Transportation Organisation said in order to compensate for losses the drivers suffered, the government is to provide appropriate support packages. Mehran Qorbani added that the drivers can use the unemployment insurance for...

COVID-19 Outbreak in Iran: Over 23m Families to Receive Financial Aid

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Addressing a meeting of the administration’s economic headquarters, held on Monday to address the consequences of COVID-19 pandemic, President Rouhani said the government has agreed to allocate around 25 trillion tomans to nearly all Iranian families receiving monthly...

Ex-Panthers QB Cam Newton in no rush to join new team: report

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Without a team, former MVP Cam Newton apparently is willing to wait to move to his next NFL city. The top pick in the 2011 draft is a free agent after Carolina signed Teddy Bridgewater last month...

Formula One in ‘a very fragile state’ due to COVID-19 pandemic

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Formula One is in "a very fragile state" due to the new coronavirus crisis and risks losing some of its 10 teams unless some big changes are made, McLaren boss Zak Brown warned on Sunday.

Blue Jackets Seth Jones resumes skating following ankle surgery

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Columbus Blue Jackets All-Star defenceman Seth Jones resumed skating Sunday at the team's practice facility.

Russia to stop giving national team spots to track athletes with doping history

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The Russian track federation said Sunday it won't select athletes to its national team who were given bans since November 2015 for a range of doping and doping-related offences, or who work with a coach who was...