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AP News
May 02, 2020 - 2:17 pm
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and fiancee Carrie Symonds have named their baby boy Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson in honor of their grandfathers and doctors who saved the U.K. leader’s life when he was hospitalized with COVID-19.
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David Caplan
May 01, 2020 - 6:27 pm
North Korean state-run media claimed on Saturday that leader Kim Jong Un attended a ceremony for the completion of a fertilizer plant north of Pyongyang, making it his first appearance in 20 days.
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FILE - In this March 26, 2020, file photo, Jason Hackedorn looks into Progressive Field, home of the Cleveland Indians baseball team, in Cleveland. With the distinct possibility of pro sports resuming in empty venues, a recent poll suggests a majority of U.S. fans wouldn't feel safe attending games anyway without a coronavirus vaccine.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
AP News
April 30, 2020 - 10:55 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Denver Broncos star linebacker Von Miller says he tested negative for the coronavirus two weeks after announcing he had been diagnosed with COVID-19. Miller tweeted that he got his results Thursday. Miller went...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 14, 2019, file photo, a Border Patrol agent talks with a group suspected of having entered the U.S. illegally near McAllen, Texas. The Trump administration has quietly shut down the nation's asylum system for the first time in decades amid coronavirus concerns, largely because holding people in custody is considered too dangerous. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
AP News
April 30, 2020 - 7:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has finalized an agreement with Honduras that would allow some people seeking asylum in the United States to be sent to the Central American country instead. The agreement is similar to one with Guatemala and is part of an administration effort to reduce...
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Leaders of several opposition parties attend a protest during the curfew in front of the Serbian parliament building in Belgrade, Serbia, Thursday, April 30, 2020. Serbian opposition leaders gathered during an evening curfew to protest measures imposed by the populist authorities against the spread of the new coronavirus. Serbia's populist government in mid-March introduced some of the harshest measures in Europe, banning people over 65 years old from leaving their homes and imposing a daily and weekend curfews. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
AP News
April 30, 2020 - 2:59 pm
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A group of Serbian opposition leaders on Thursday staged a protest during an evening curfew to voice their criticism of the populist government's measures against the new coronavirus. Also Thursday, thousands banged pots and blew whistles from their windows and balconies,...
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Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin attends a video conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, April 14, 2020. Putin is calling for action to shore up the Moscow-led economic alliance of ex-Soviet nations amid the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking in a conference call Tuesday with leaders of four other nations, which are part of the Eurasian Economic Union, Putin called for a joint response to the outbreak. (Dmitry Astakhov, Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP)
AP News
April 30, 2020 - 1:07 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin says he has tested positive for the new coronavirus and has told President Vladimir Putin he will self-isolate. First Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov will temporarily perform Mishustin’s duties, but the prime minister said Thursday that...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 9, 2020 file photo Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds arrive to attend the annual Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey in London. Boris Johnson and his partner Carrie Symonds have announced she gave birth to a "healthy baby boy at a London hospital earlier this morning” Wednesday April 29, 2020, and both mother and baby are doing well. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
AP News
April 29, 2020 - 10:20 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiancee Carrie Symonds announced the birth of a son on Wednesday, just two days after Johnson returned to work following hospitalization for the coronavirus. Johnson's office said Symonds gave birth to a “healthy baby boy" in a public...
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A health worker collects sample for coronavirus testing from a worker at a locked down wet market as one of its traders tested positive for COVID-19 in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, Tuesday, April 28, 2020. The Malaysian government issued a restricted movement order to the public till April 28, to help curb the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
AP News
April 28, 2020 - 11:02 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: —Putin extends Russia's shutdown to May 11. —China...
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Manager Pascal Vandersteengen, left, hands a bag to a customer with a mouth mask as he works at his Belgian friterie, Chez Clementine, in Brussels, during a partial lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus, COVID-19, Tuesday, April 28, 2020. Before the COVID-19 epidemic, the prospects for the 2020 season looked bright following an excellent year marked by a rise of 7.5 percent in the production of frozen fries in Belgium. But the deadly virus outbreak brought exports to Chinese ports to a halt, then triggered a slowdown of potato sales across Europe as lockdown measures were implemented across the continent. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
AP News
April 28, 2020 - 2:23 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — In a country that claims to be the real birthplace of the finger food that Americans have the temerity to call French fries, rescuing the potato industry might easily be a matter of Belgian national pride. So while a coronavirus lockdown keeps restaurants, bars and many of Belgium's...
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People walk in front of the Gate of the ancient Roman agora with the ancient Acropolis hill seen in the background in the traditional Plaka district of Athens, as lockdown measures continue to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, on Monday April 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
AP News
April 28, 2020 - 1:37 pm
PARIS (AP) — Europeans are starting to venture outside after weeks of confinement, scarred by a virus that has overwhelmed some of the world's best health care systems and killed more than 120,000 in the continent, yet yearning to rediscover signs of normalcy. Leaving lockdown looks different in...
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