North Korea tells UN to cut international aid staff

North Korea tells UN to cut international aid staff

North Korea has told the United Nations to cut the number of international staff it deploys in the country because the world body's programs have failed "due to the politicization of U.N. assistance by hostile forces," according to a letter seen by R
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Britain's Labour Party names Keir Starmer leader

Britain's Labour Party names Keir Starmer leader

Britain's opposition Labour party named Keir Starmer, a former public prosecutor and staunch supporter of the European Union, as leader, ending the era of radical socialist Jeremy Corbyn.
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China holds national mourning for victims of virus outbreak

China holds national mourning for victims of virus outbreak

China held a national mourning ceremony on Saturday (April 4) for 'martyrs' who died in the new coronavirus outbreak, flying the national flag at half-mast across the country.
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China's Wuhan marks quiet Tomb-Sweeping Festival

China's Wuhan marks quiet Tomb-Sweeping Festival

Coronavirus has changed China's Tomb-Sweeping Festival this year, above all in Wuhan. Usually millions of families travel to tend ancestral graves, but on Saturday (April 4) cemetery workers performed those rites.
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Captain Crozier cheered by sailors after dismissal over coronavirus plea

Captain Crozier cheered by sailors after dismissal over coronavirus plea

U.S. Navy Captain Brett Crozier, the fired commander of a coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier, has become a political lightning-rod at a time when the Trump administration is facing intense criticism over its handling of a coronavirus outbreak that
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New York in crisis as death toll nears 9/11 level

New York in crisis as death toll nears 9/11 level

With dangerously low levels of medical supplies left, New York state braced for an onslaught of new COVID-19 cases next week after recording more than 500 deaths in a single day, bringing the total to nearly 3,000 - or about the same number killed in
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Trump: Probably won't wear CDC-recommended coverings

Trump: Probably won't wear CDC-recommended coverings

The CDC on Friday recommended that Americans wear a cloth face covering to slow the transmission of the coronavirus, but U.S. President Donald Trump himself said it is voluntary advice, and that he likely won't be wearing one himself.
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U.S. doctors seek protection from malpractice suits during outbreak

U.S. doctors seek protection from malpractice suits during outbreak

U.S. medical professionals on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic are lobbying policymakers for protection from potential malpractice lawsuits as hospitals triage care and physicians take on roles outside their specialties. This report produce
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Soul singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Soul singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, a soulful singer best known for the 1970s hits "Lean on Me," "Lovely Day" and "Ain’t No Sunshine," has died at age 81 from heart complications, his family said on Friday. Freddie Joyner has more.
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