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Steve Case’s Revolution is targeting $500 million for its fourth growth fund

Revolution, the Washington, D.C.-based investment firm founded by AOL co-founder CEO Steve Case and former AOL senior exec Ted Leonsis, is raising $500 million for its fourth fund, shows a new SEC filing. Asked about the effort earlier today, the firm — one of whose executives leaves for the White House in January —  declined…

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U.S. adds 170,000 COVID-19 cases; deaths rise to 6-month high

Nov. 19 (UPI) — Coronavirus cases in the United States have risen by the second-highest one-day count to date, according to updated data from Johns Hopkins University. The data showed Thursday that there were about 170,200 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday. That mark is second only to the 177,000 added last Friday. The data showed there…

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US coronavirus cases hit 11M; latest million took 6 days

More than 11 million cases of the coronavirus have now been reported in the United States, with the most recent million coming in less than a week. Johns Hopkins University’s coronavirus tracker reached 11 million on Sunday. It had topped 10 million cases on Nov. 9. It took 300 days for the U.S. to hit…

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COVID-19 cases hit first Caribbean cruise since pandemic

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — One of the first cruise ships to ply through Caribbean waters since the pandemic began ended its trip early after at least five passengers tested positive for COVID-19, officials said Thursday. The SeaDream I is carrying 66 crew and more than 50 passengers, with the majority of passengers hailing…

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Cases Spike Across U.S. in Test for State Leaders: Virus Update

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Covid cases rising, Austria plans lockdown beginning Tuesday

VIENNA — Austria is planning to move from its current nighttime curfew and partial shutdown to a full lockdown from Tuesday until Sunday, Dec. 6, inclusive, a draft and summary of the government decree seen by Reuters showed on Saturday.A summary and draft of a government decree obtained by Reuters showed the country would switch…

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As Covid cases soar, GOP state lawmakers keep fighting to limit governors’ power to respond

Coronavirus cases have surged to their highest levels yet, but conservative state legislators across the U.S. are fighting to limit governors’ ability to impose public health restrictions — and have succeeded in two states with rising caseloads in the heaviest hit region of the country.In public health emergencies, governors have broad powers to impose quarantines…

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COVID-19 cases still surging in the Americas, WHO warns

UN health agency says region saw average of 150,000 daily new coronavirus cases last week, as US breaks records.COVID-19 cases are still surging in the Americas, averaging 150,000 a day in the last week, the World Health Organization’s regional office said on Wednesday. The United States continues to report record-breaking numbers, while parts of Canada…

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As virus cases rise, more of California shuts down

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — More areas of California must impose restrictions on businesses to try to curb a resurgence of the coronavirus that has hospitalizations rising as they did in June when the state imposed a statewide mask requirement, state officials said Tuesday.Three of California’s largest counties are among 11 statewide with sufficiently high numbers…

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With Covid-19 cases fast on the rise, El Paso is running out of morgue space

The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 110 El Paso residents in three weeks, and the far west Texas community is struggling to store its dead, officials said at a county commissioner meeting on Monday.There had been 64,158 positive tests for coronavirus and at least 673 Covid-19 deaths in El Paso County since the pandemic…