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    Trump offers to mediate in India, China frontier showdown

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 11:28am on May 28, 2020

    US president Donald Trump offered Wednesday to mediate in what he called a ‘raging’ border showdown between India and China in the Himalayas. Trump’s offer...

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    US COVID-19 deaths top 100,000

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:49am on May 28, 2020

    The United States recorded more than 1,0 COVID-19 deaths, Johns Hopkins University reported Wednesday —by far the highest total in the world. The country reported...

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    Biden brands Trump 'absolute fool' for mocking mask use

    Agence France-Presse. Washington, United States | Updated at 11:02pm on May 27, 2020

    Joe Biden attacked President Donald Trump as an ‘absolute fool’ Tuesday for belittling his election rival over recently wearing a mask, an issue that has...

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    American bluesman Lucky Peterson dies

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 12:39pm on May 19, 2020

    American blues musician Lucky Peterson died suddenly Sunday at age 55 in Dallas, Texas...

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    Trump sticks to virus origin claim, threatens to punish China

    Agence France-Presse. Washington, United States | Updated at 08:37pm on May 01, 2020

    Donald Trump claimed he has seen evidence the new coronavirus originated in a Chinese lab, as he threatened tariffs on Beijing over its role in...

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    Six-week old among 884 dies of COVID-19 in US in 24 hours

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 11:25am on April 02, 2020

    A six-week old baby died in the United States, among 884 people, of COVID-19 in last 24 hours— a one-day record in 24 hours at...

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    Coronavirus worst crisis since WWII, UN chief says as deaths surge

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 11:22am on April 01, 2020

    The global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic continued to worsen Wednesday despite unprecedented lockdowns, as the head of the United Nations sounded the alarm...

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    US coronavirus death toll passes 3,000

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:38am on March 31, 2020

    The United States death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic passed 3,000 on Monday, according to the running tally compiled by the Johns Hopkins University,...

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    White House, US senate agree on $2t coronavirus rescue plan

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:36pm on March 25, 2020

    The White House and Senate have reached agreement on a $2 trillion stimulus package for the US economy and millions of Americans ravaged by the...

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    Two US lawmakers test positive for COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:55am on March 19, 2020

    Two United States lawmakers, including a Florida representative, on Wednesday became the first members of Congress tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Lawmaker Mario Diaz-Balart’s...

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