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Israel’s coronavirus outbreak: police target ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods

When the police have pushed into some of these neighborhoods, the violence has erupted. Young ultra-Orthodox men threw stones at police in Jerusalem’s Mea Shearim neighborhood on Monday after officers broke up a rally at a synagogue and cited residents for dropping more than 100 feet from their homes. Thirty residents were sentenced to $ 1400 for violating health restrictions, …

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The FDA is closing them, but they are a solution

The US Food and Drug Administration abruptly shut down the sales of test kits at home coronavirus earlier this month, but some companies say they haven’t given up. The lack of testing in general, along with consumers’ desire to take control, makes the idea both exciting and controversial. Critics say that home tests can be unreliable, can delay necessary treatment …

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U.S. calls for a transition to power sharing in Venezuela and submits proposals for sanctions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Tuesday called for a power-sharing transition government in Venezuela to consist of the opposition and some members of President Nicolas Maduro’s Socialist Party and for the first time outlined how US sanctions could be lifted, including in the vital oil sector. FILE PHOTO: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a news conference at …

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Belarus urges citizens to drink vodka, visit saunas

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko speaks during a Russian-Belarusian conversation on February 15, 2019 in Sochi, Russia. Mikhail Svetlov | Getty Images Since countries around the world are effectively shutting down to deal with the spread of coronavirus, the authoritarian president of Belarus is urging citizens to drink vodka, go to saunas and return to work. A global health crisis has …

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Harry and Meghan begin uncertain new chapters

LONDON (AP) – Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are officially making the transition from older members of the UK’s royal family to – it’s unclear. International celebrities, charities, global influencers? The royal schism that the couple triggered in January by announcing that they would resign from official duties, give up public funds, seek financial independence and swap Britain for …

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The President of the Holland America Cruise Ship asks for compassion while Florida debates that vessels can dock

Get all the latest news about coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. The president of Holland America Line is asking for compassion after several countries have denied docking to the Zaandam cruise ship, which is currently at sea with at least 189 passengers and crews experiencing flu-like symptoms, and some are testing positive for coronavirus. …

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The oil and oil market is in focus

Oil pumps, also known as “nicking donkeys”, operate in an oil field near Almetyevsk, Tatarstan, Russia, on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg via Getty Images Oil prices strengthened on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on talks aimed at stabilizing energy markets, with benchmarks climbed by 18-year lows as coronavirus outbreaks …

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North Korea claims no cases of Coronavirus. Can you trust it?

SEOUL, South Korea – Shin Dong-yun, a researcher from the North Korean Institute of Virology, rushed to the northwest border with China in early February. There he conducted 300 tests and skipped meals to evaluate a stream of people so that “the country is protected from the invasion of the new coronavirus.” Stories like this, carried in the state-run newspaper …

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