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Decreasing U.S.-China trade is worrisome

It’s sometimes said that China is the world’s manufacturer, but the U.S. is the world’s consumer. When there’s less trade happening between these two giants, it’s not good for either one. Neither are the tariffs …

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US death toll rises above 7,000

The CDC is recommending that Americans wear cloth masks when out in public, as the number of U.S. deaths linked to coronavirus surpasses 7,000, with over 1,000 deaths recorded in one day, according to NBC News' tally. Globally, the death toll …

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US-led coalition leaves al Taqaddum air base in Iraq

The international coalition forces, tasked with fighting the Islamic State (banned in Russia) militant group, on Saturday handed over their position in al-Habbaniyah air base in the western province of Anbar to the Iraqi security forces, Xinhua …

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Death toll in New York State reaches 3,565

The death toll in New York State reached 3,565 on Saturday, an increase of 630 from the previous day, The New York Times reports. With the coronavirus having claimed more than 3,560 lives in New York, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo warned …

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OPEC+ meeting to be held on April 6

The meeting of the OPEC+ group of oil producers is planned for April 6, Azerbaijan’s energy ministry said. "Azerbaijan has been invited to take part in the meeting that will be dedicated to finding the ways of …

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Global coronavirus cases surpass one million

Global coronavirus cases surpassed 1 million on Thursday with more than 52,000 deaths as the pandemic further exploded in the United States and the death toll climbed in Spain and Italy, according to a Reuters tally of official data. …

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Weekly US jobless claims top 6 mln for first time

The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits last week shot to a record high for a second week in a row – topping 6 million – as more jurisdictions enforced stay-at-home measures to curb the coronavirus pandemic, …

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Nurmagomedov vs Ferguson cancelled due to coronavirus

Lightweight Champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. American Tony Ferguson is off. On Wednesday, Nurmagomedov announced on Instagram that he won’t be competing since he’s stuck in Russia …

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U.S. emergency medical stockpile out of protective gear?

An emergency stockpile of medical equipment maintained by the U.S. government has nearly run out of protective gear that could be useful to combat the coronavirus pandemic, according to two officials with the U.S. Department of Homeland …

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