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Amazon says face masks available for staff, but workers deny it

Amazon employees hold a protest over conditions at the company’s Staten Island, New York, fulfillment center last week. Spencer Platt/Getty Images For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Amazon this week has been promoting one of its latest coronavirus safety efforts, saying it’s now made millions of…

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CNN Poll of Polls: Trump approval ticking down on coronavirus response

(CNN)A new CNN Poll of Polls out on Thursday finds President Donald Trump’s approval rating and the public’s approval of his handling of the coronavirus pandemic trending down in the last month.Trump’s averaged approval rating stands at 46% approve, 49% disapprove — ticking down from 48% approval in late-March. About half — 49% — approve…

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Four-step plan for Arturas Karnisovas to turn the Chicago Bulls into legitimate NBA contenders again

After months of reports and years of hope from their own fans, the Chicago Bulls finally landed on a new top executive. Former Denver Nuggets general manager Arturas Karnisovas was reportedly hired as their new executive vice president of basketball operations on Wednesday, kicking off a new era for one of the most decorated franchises…

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Barr defends Trump’s firing of intel IG as ‘right thing’ to do

(CNN)Attorney General William Barr defended President Donald Trump’s removal of intelligence community inspector general Michael Atkinson, saying Trump “did the right thing,” while a bipartisan group in Congress is demanding answers as to why the watchdog was fired.In an interview on Fox News that aired Thursday, Barr alleged that Atkinson had used his role in…

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Coronavirus live updates: ‘Virus decides’ when to reopen US, Fauci says; no travel for Good Friday, Easter; deaths surpass 16,000

Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday he would “want to see a clear indication” that the U.S. is “very clearly and strongly going in the right direction,” before reopening the country.”The virus kind of decides whether or not it’s going to be appropriate to open,” the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases said on CNN.…

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China’s Wuhan to keep testing residents as coronavirus lockdown eases

WUHAN, China (Reuters) – China’s Wuhan city, where the global coronavirus pandemic began, is still testing residents regularly despite relaxing its tough two-month lockdown, with the country wary of a rebound in cases even as it sets its sights on normalising the economy. Workers wearing face masks are seen on a construction site after the…

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Coronavirus live news: global deaths pass 95,000 as Easter begins under lockdown

8.18pm AEST20:18 This is Damien Gayle taking over the coronavirus world news live blog for the next eight or so hours. I will be focusing on picking up what hasn’t yet been reported from Asia, on the Middle East, Africa and Europe, and later on the east coast of the Americas as people there begin…

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The EU has bungled its response to coronavirus and it might never fully recover

London (CNN)The pace at which Covid-19 spread around the globe left governments and international institutions paralyzed. But few experienced the scale of the whiplash currently being felt in Brussels.The European Union began this year reinvigorated, having seen off the threat of Brexit with a unity of purpose that typically eludes it when faced with such…

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US nears peak death rate with New York confirming more coronavirus cases than any country in the world

(CNN)The New York governor signed an order to bring in additional funeral directors as the number of coronavirus cases in the state outpaced all countries except the United States. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s executive order will make it easier for licensed funeral directors from other states to practice in New York. At least 16,686 people have…

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Barr Defends Trump’s Dismissal of Intelligence Watchdog

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William P. Barr said on Thursday that President Trump was right to fire the inspector general who disclosed the whistle-blower complaint about Mr. Trump’s dealings with Ukraine and that the president’s political enemies could face criminal prosecution.In coming to the president’s defense, Mr. Barr also praised Mr. Trump’s response to the…