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    New York nurses decry lack of equipment

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 01:26am on April 04, 2020

    ‘Soldiers don’t go to war without guns, why should nurses come to work without protective equipment?’ asked Leyrose McIntyre, one of around 30 nurses demonstrating...

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    Trump co tries to delay loan payments

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:27pm on April 03, 2020

    US president Donald Trump’s family company is asking creditors such as Deutsche Bank if it can delay loan payments as the economic impact of the...

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    Ellis Marsalis dies aged 85 after virus ‘complications’

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 09:13pm on April 02, 2020

    Jazz great Ellis Marsalis died Wednesday at the age of 85 after contracting the coronavirus, his son Branford said. The acclaimed American pianist and teacher...

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    Coronavirus transforms New York as US deaths top 4,000

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:08pm on April 01, 2020

    Emergency field hospitals were readied in New York’s Central Park and at the home of the US Open tennis tournament as the number of American...

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    New York gets hospital ship as coronavirus accelerates in US

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 09:37pm on March 31, 2020

    A military hospital ship arrived in New York Monday as America’s coronavirus epicentre gears up for the peak of the pandemic, with emergency restrictions extended...

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    Terrence McNally dies of coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:14pm on March 25, 2020

    Terrence McNally, a revered American playwright, librettist and screenwriter whose long career earned him four Tony awards and an Emmy, died Tuesday following coronavirus complications....

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    Nearly 1b people confined to homes

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:08am on March 22, 2020

    Close to one billion people worldwide were confined to their homes on Saturday as the global coronavirus death toll shot past 11,000 and US states...

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    Will the US government nationalise Boeing?

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:26pm on March 21, 2020

    About 12 years after the US government bailed out General Motors and Chrysler, Washington policymakers are debating how to throw Boeing a lifeline as it...

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    Italy coronavirus infection death toll passes 4,000

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:23pm on March 21, 2020

    The grim toll of coronavirus deaths in Italy, the world’s worst-hit nation, surged past 4,000 on Friday as New York and other states of the...

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    As coronavirus hits pause on touring, musicians perform online

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 09:45pm on March 19, 2020

    As the coronavirus pandemic hits indefinite pause on concerts and touring, many musicians are instead streaming shows for tens of thousands of fans self-quarantining. Artists...

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