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US death toll eclipses China's as reinforcements head to New York City

US death toll eclipses China’s as reinforcements head to New York City

April 1, 2020 7:33:01 am

The US death toll from the coronavirus has climbed past 3,800, eclipsing China's official count.

Six European nations condemn North Korean missile launches

Six European nations condemn North Korean missile launches

April 1, 2020 7:19:19 am

Belgium, Estonia, France, Germany, Poland, and the United Kingdom said in a statement that they are deeply concerned by North Korea's continued testing of missiles, using ballistic missile technology.

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Afghanistan terror attack: ‘Let the world know that he died protecting the gurdwara, and his Sikh brothers’

April 1, 2020 7:21:50 am

Says the family of Mahram Ali Shagasi, the lone Muslim killed in the Afghanistan terror attack, who was shot in the head when he tried to stop the gunman from entering the gurdwara

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They can’t afford to quarantine so they brave the subway

March 31, 2020 9:05:46 pm

A system that has long been the great equalizer - a space where hourly workers jostled alongside financial executives, the subway has now become more of a symbol of the city’s inequality, amplifying the divide between those with the means to safely shelter at home and those who must continue braving public transit to preserve meager livelihoods.

Europe’s hospitals among the best but can’t handle pandemic

March 31, 2020 6:31:11 pm

Outbreak experts say Europe's hospital-centric systems, lack of epidemic experience and early complacency are partly to blame for the pandemic's catastrophic tear across the continent.

Boris Johnson under pressure to speed up coronavirus testing

March 31, 2020 2:31:30 pm

Ministers and officials were challenged on Monday to explain why they said 10,000 tests were being carried out every day but only 7,000 people had received them.

Paper-based test to detect coronavirus in wastewater: Study

Paper-based test to detect coronavirus in wastewater: Study

March 31, 2020 2:10:50 pm

Citing recent studies, they said live samples of the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, can be isolated from the faeces and urine of infected people, in which the pathogen can survive for up to several days after exiting the human body.

Vodka from thin air: An unusual climate prize hits a coronavirus snag

Vodka from thin air: An unusual climate prize hits a coronavirus snag

March 31, 2020 1:24:08 pm

Air Co. was one of 10 finalists for a pair of $7.5 million prizes to be awarded this year to the teams that can devise the most profitable use for carbon dioxide.

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From Hungary to Thailand, coronavirus gives autocrats a chance to grab more power

March 31, 2020 12:38:00 pm

Rights groups say governments may continue to absorb more power while their citizens are distracted. They worry that people may not recognise the rights they have ceded until it is too late to reclaim them.

Reports advocating Taiwan's participation in WHO violated 'one-China' principle: Chinese embassy

Reports advocating Taiwan’s participation in WHO violated ‘one-China’ principle: Chinese embassy

March 31, 2020 11:19:23 am

According to China's 'one-China' policy, there is only one Chinese government and that the island of Taiwan is a breakaway province that belongs to China.

H1B workers seek 180 instead of 60-day stay in US post-unemployment period

H1B workers seek 180 instead of 60-day stay in US post-unemployment period

March 31, 2020 11:03:00 am

Economic experts fear massive layoffs in various sectors of the American economy due to the current economic distress that is only going to deteriorate in coming weeks and months.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle bid farewell to royal roles

March 31, 2020 10:32:34 am

The couple will no longer use their sussexroyal handle on Instagram nor update their SussexRoyal.com website. The Sussex Royal Foundation, which they were setting up, will be wound up. They will now focus on their family for the next few months while "developing their future non-profit organisation", a statement from their office said.

Employment-based backlog to double by 2030, Indians will have to wait for decades for Green Card: CRS

Employment-based backlog to double by 2030, Indians will have to wait for decades for Green Card: CRS

March 31, 2020 9:33:45 am

For nationals from large migrant-sending countries India and China the numerical limit and per-country ceiling have created inordinately long waits for employment-based green cards.

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Stranded ship awaits Panama passage, faces doubts in Florida

March 30, 2020 9:58:41 pm

More than 1,800 passengers and crew stranded off Panama are getting mixed signals about the chance for finally reaching port in Florida.

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Prince Harry, wife Meghan, do not need US help for security costs: Spokesperson

March 30, 2020 3:02:44 pm

The duchess, Meghan Markle, who married Prince Harry, the grandson of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, in 2018, criticized Trump during his 2016 election campaign as misogynistic and divisive.

Singapore court upholds law that criminalises gay sex

March 30, 2020 1:58:50 pm

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has previously said that society in Singapore "is not that liberal on these matters".

Coronavirus does what sanctions didn’t, shuts down North Korea’s trafficking of goods

March 31, 2020 8:02:03 am

North Korea’s fear of coronavirus infection appears to have achieved what Trump’s “maximum pressure” campaign against North Korean nuclear and missile work has not.

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US won’t pay for Meghan and Harry’s security: Donald Trump

March 30, 2020 9:39:38 am

"I am a great friend and admirer of the Queen & the United Kingdom. It was reported that Harry and Meghan, who left the Kingdom, would reside permanently in Canada. Now they have left Canada for the US however, the US will not pay for their security protection. They must pay!" Trump said.

US agency completes implementation of H-1B electronic registration process for 2021 cap season

US reaches 65,000 H-1B visa cap for 2021

March 30, 2020 8:19:58 am

USCIS will notify the successful applicants and their companies before March 31, that they are eligible to file an H-1B cap-subject petition.

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IS militants riot in eastern Syria prison, some escape

March 30, 2020 7:10:58 am

Kurdish authorities run more than two dozen detention facilities, scattered around northeastern Syria, holding about 10,000 IS fighters. Among the detainees are some 2,000 foreigners, including about 800 Europeans.

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