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Trump in New Mexico: 'Who do you like more — the country or the Hispanics?'


Posted: Mon-May-2020



President Donald Trump, looking to put New Mexico in play in 2020, sought to win over Hispanic voters at a rally here Monday.

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Boris Johnson's aide cites 'exceptional circumstances' for his lockdown breaches
Virus Outbreak Britain

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's closest aide Dominic Cummings said he recognized the anger of the British people but tried to explain what he characterized as extreme circumstances that led to him driving 400 kilometres from London to northern England during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Italy grapples with a new rhythm as it emerges from 2-month lockdown
Pino and Francesco

Italy, the first Western country to be ravaged by coronavirus, has further eased its two-month-long lockdown, allowing everything from museums and libraries to sit-down dining and hairdressers to reopen leaving businesses to grapple with radical changes to their operations.

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Spain to lift 2-week quarantine for tourists beginning July 1
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/SPAIN

Spain is urging foreign tourists to return as the country announced Monday that a two-week quarantine period imposed on overseas visitors will be lifted on July 1. 

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Russian prosecutors request U.S.-Canadian citizen Paul Whelan serve 18 years in spying case
RUSSIA-USA/ESPIONAGE-WHELAN

Russian prosecutors asked a court on Monday to sentence former U.S. marine Paul Whelan, who is on trial accused of spying for the United States, to 18 years in a maximum security prison, his lawyer said.

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Germany divided over plans to ease pandemic-related restrictions amid new outbreaks
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A spat was brewing Monday between Germany's federal government and state governors over plans by some regional leaders to end pandemic-related restrictions despite fresh clusters of cases across the country.

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Japan lifts coronavirus emergency in Tokyo, all other remaining areas
Virus Outbreak Japan Daily Life

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted a coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo and four other remaining areas on Monday, ending the restrictions nationwide as businesses begin to reopen.

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Crowds cram beaches across U.S., raising physical distancing concerns
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/USA

The Memorial Day weekend marking the unofficial start of summer in the U.S. meant big crowds at beaches and warnings from authorities Sunday about people disregarding the coronavirus physical-distancing rules and risking a resurgence of the scourge that has killed nearly 100,000 Americans.

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Republicans sue California in latest battle over expanded mail voting
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/CALIFORNIA-NEWSOM

The Republican National Committee (RNC) and two other Republican groups on Sunday filed a lawsuit against California Gov. Gavin Newsom over his executive orders to use mail-in ballots for the November election.

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White House limits travel to U.S. from Brazil as COVID-19 crisis deepens
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The White House on Sunday said it was prohibiting most non-U.S. citizens from travelling to the United States if they had been in Brazil in the last two weeks, two days after the South American nation became the world No. 2 hot spot for coronavirus cases.

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British PM resists calls from own party to sack top adviser who crossed U.K. during lockdown
Virus Outbreak Britain

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson backed his senior adviser Dominic Cummings on Sunday, despite calls from within his own Conservative Party for the aide to resign for driving 400 kilometres during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon as thousands protest security laws
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Pro-democracy supporters have sharply criticized a proposal, set to be approved by China's rubber-stamp parliament this week, that would ban secessionist and subversive activity, as well as foreign interference, in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.

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Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu attacks justice system as trial begins
Israel Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday launched a tirade against the nation's justice system as his long-awaited corruption trial got underway, accusing police and prosecutors of conspiring to "depose" him.

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Launching into space during COVID-19: Two Americans prepare for liftoff from Cape Canaveral
AtlasV launch on May 17, 2020 from Cape Canaveral

Cape Canaveral is readying for its first manned space launch from the United States in nine years and the first time astronauts will fly on a commercial rocket made by SpaceX. The launch is scheduled for 4:33 pm ET on Wednesday.

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Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr holiday amid curfews, coronavirus fears
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Muslims around the world on Sunday began celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a normally festive holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, with millions under strict stay-at-home orders and many fearing renewed coronavirus outbreaks.

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Canadian-led NATO battlegroup in Latvia targeted by pandemic disinformation campaign
Canada - Latvia Exercise

The Canadian-led NATO battle group in Latvia was the target of a pandemic-related disinformation campaign that alliance commanders say they believe originated in Russia.

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Trump golfs, urges states to further relax restrictions as U.S. deaths near 100,000
Virus Outbreak New York

U.S. President Donald Trump played golf at one of his courses Saturday during the Memorial Day weekend as he urged U.S. states to reopen after coronavirus-related lockdowns. Yet many Americans remained cautious as the number of confirmed cases nationwide passed 1.6 million.

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Western Australia state hit by 'once-in-a-decade' storm
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About 50,000 homes and businesses were without power across Western Australia state on Sunday as a severe storm hit the the coast and brought wind gusts of more than 100 km/h, officials said.

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British PM's top adviser called on to resign over 400-km trip to parents' house during lockdown
Virus Outbreak Britain

The British government dug in Saturday to defend Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top adviser, Dominic Cummings, for travelling more than 400 kilometres to his parents' house during a nationwide lockdown at a time when he suspected he had the coronavirus.

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Beijing warns against 'meddling' as Canada, others express concerns over Hong Kong security laws
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China's foreign ministry branch in Hong Kong dismissed concerns that its proposed national security laws for the city would harm foreign investors, hitting back at "meddling" countries as Beijing's ties with Washington soured further.

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Fire destroys warehouse on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf
San Francisco Pier Fire

A fire engulfed a warehouse on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf early Saturday, sending a thick plume of smoke over the waterfront and threatening to spread to a historic World War II-era ship before firefighters brought the flames under control.

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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Keeps Her Cool As Earthquake Hits Mid-Interview
“We’re just having a bit of an earthquake here Ryan, quite a decent shake here,” the prime minister said during the live exchange. ... read more


Boris Johnson Refuses To Fire Dominic Cummings Despite Lockdown Allegations
The PM confirmed his senior aide would keep his job despite massive backlash. ... read more


Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas At Thousands Of Protesters Opposing New China Law
Demonstrators took to the streets on Sunday to protest a controversial national security law that would ban secessionist and subversive activity against Beijing ... read more


Pakistan's Coronavirus Response Is All About Politics As Its Cases Soar
The country abandoned most protective measures just as it had a chance to get case numbers under control. It's now celebrating a major festival. ... read more


Boris Johnson's Top Adviser Accused Of Flouting Coronavirus Lockdown Rules
Dominic Cummings, a special aide to Britain's prime minister, reportedly ignored a ban on visiting relatives to travel more than 250 miles to his parents’ house. ... read more


Coronavirus Live Updates: Read The Latest About The COVID-19 Outbreak
Stay up to date as we cover the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and its effects across the world. ... read more


A Tragic Plane Crash In Pakistan Rattles An Already Nervous Nation
With the Islamic holiday of Eid just days away, Pakistanis were hoping for a respite from the country's worsening coronavirus outbreak. ... read more


Europe Braces For Second Wave of Coronavirus Infections
As lockdowns ease, scientists and government officials now fear a new surge is not a matter of if, but when, and how big. ... read more


Airbus Plane Crashes In Crowded Karachi Neighborhood
The Pakistan International Airlines flight, carrying 98 onboard, crashed into a crowded neighborhood on the edge of the airport. ... read more


Family Of Slain Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Forgives Saudi Killers, Sparing 5 Execution
The government agents had been sentenced to death for an operation that cast a cloud of suspicion over Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. ... read more


China Proposes Law Cracking Down On Hong Kong Opposition Activity
Such a move has long been under consideration but was hastened by months of anti-government protests last year. ... read more


Virtual Citizenship Oaths A New Option For Some Future Canadians
The swearing-in ceremonies have been postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis. ... read more


Man Enjoys Sweetest Post-Coronavirus Lockdown Reunion With His Family's Donkey
Ismael Fernández hadn’t seen Baldomera for more than two months because of Spain's restrictions. Video of their reunion is something special. ... read more


At Least 5 Million People Globally Have Been Infected With COVID-19
The World Health Organization warned Wednesday that the outbreak was far from over. "We still have a long way to go in this pandemic,” the agency's chief said. ... read more


What Are The Coronavirus Vaccine Human Trials Actually Doing And What Is Involved?
Experts involved in the Oxford University Covid-19 vaccine trial – and a participant – explain how it works. ... read more


Indian Govt Trots Out Meaningless Data As COVID-19 Cases Rocket Despite Lockdown
The Modi government is using incomplete national-level data to justify arbitrary policy decisions, defend its record, and underplay the extent of the COVID-19 crisis. ... read more


Brazil Is The New Epicenter Of The Global Coronavirus Pandemic
Far-right President Jair Bolsonaro’s denial and incompetence have led to a predictable surge in cases. ... read more


Coronavirus Live Updates: Read The Latest About The COVID-19 Outbreak
Stay up to date as we cover the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and its effects across the world. ... read more


Europe Risks It All To Restart International Travel
The critical importance of tourism to Europe’s economy is forcing countries into a restart that appeared unthinkable just weeks ago. ... read more


Virus Complicates Evacuation Of 2.6 Million People As Cyclone Slams India, Bangladesh
Authorities warned that Cyclone Amphan could wreck densely populated regions that are home to some of the most vulnerable communities in South Asia. ... read more


Coronavirus outbreak: Five ways Europe is easing lockdown
Jogging in a Madrid park, having a Czech beer, taking a Greek ferry - Europe is opening up more. ... read more


Volkswagen loses landmark German 'dieselgate' case
A ruling in a German court could have implications for other VW motorists seeking compensation. ... read more


Coronavirus: I don't regret what I did, says Dominic Cummings
The PM's top aide says he "behaved reasonably" as he explains why he drove to Co Durham during lockdown. ... read more


Coronavirus: Spain to stop quarantining arrivals from 1 July
The country hopes to save the summer season but UK tourists face quarantine in their own country. ... read more


Coronavirus: Lufthansa agrees €9bn rescue deal with Germany
European markets rose on the bailout deal news, which sees Germany take a 20% stake in the firm. ... read more


Nikoloz Basilashvili: Georgian tennis star charged with assaulting ex-wife
Nikoloz Basilashvili is accused by his ex-wife of attacking her - an allegation he denies. ... read more


Marie Cau: First transgender mayor elected in France
The council of Tilloy-lez-Marchiennes chose Marie Cau as their new mayor on Saturday. ... read more


UK turns to delivery cream teas during lockdown
Sweet treat deliveries see a surge in interest during lockdown, search data suggests. ... read more


Coronavirus: Austrian president 'sorry' for breaking lockdown rules
President Van der Bellen stayed at a Vienna restaurant beyond the mandated closing time of 23:00. ... read more


Prince Charles issues warning on the arts
The Prince says it is important that theatres and orchestras flourish after the coronavirus. ... read more


Bundesliga: Timo Werner scores three as Leipzig thrash Mainz
Timo Werner scores his first goals since the Bundesliga returned from its two-month suspension with a hat-trick as RB Leipzig thump Mainz. ... read more


La Liga could resume with Betis-Sevilla behind closed doors derby on 11 June
La Liga chief Javier Tebas says the Betis-Sevilla derby could restart the season on 11 June. ... read more


Italy's medical workers: 'We became heroes but they've already forgotten us'
With Italy past the peak of coronavirus, medical staff say the trauma is only just hitting them now. ... read more


Coronavirus: How lockdown is being lifted across Europe
As the UK alters its restrictions, how are other European countries reopening after lockdown? ... read more


Coronavirus: Why reopening French schools is a social emergency
Children returning to school are often from wealthier families, so why are other pupils staying home? ... read more


Coronavirus: 'Baffling' observations from the front line
Doctors on the front lines are observing things that they have never encountered before - and it's a challenge. ... read more


Heinrich Himmler: How a fake stamp led to the Nazi SS leader's capture
Seventy-five years after his death, the Nazi SS leader's possessions are due to go on display in the UK. ... read more


Coronavirus: The Bolivian orchestra stranded in a German castle
The young musicians have been in a moated castle in eastern Germany for 73 days after Bolivia closed its borders. ... read more


Coronavirus travel: Airport tests and hotel quarantine for Greece arrivals
Greece's tourist season begins in June - but how easy will it be for travellers to get into the country? ... read more


Ukranians in Coventry celebrate Vyshyvanka Day
Embroidered shirts take centre-stage as Ukrainians in Coventry mark Vyshyvanka Day. ... read more


The one-two punch: A doctor embraces plasma and the unknown to save his patient
Doctors told Ron Panzok's family to prepare for his death. They refused. ... read more


Hundreds of young students say K-12 schools mishandled their sex assault cases
Federal investigations uncovered schools that failed to meet the most basic legal requirements — like having someone in charge of Title IX. ... read more


I lost too much in Afghanistan to celebrate Memorial Day. I just remember.
Every war we keep fighting means that we have to bury more soldiers like my friend Tyler. ... read more


Political leaders denounce protesters who hung effigy of Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear
"There is no place for hate in Kentucky," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said. ... read more


World Health Organization warns of 'second peak' in areas where COVID-19 declining
"The disease can jump up at any time," WHO emergencies head Dr. Mike Ryan said. ... read more


Joe Biden makes first public appearance since March
The apparent Democratic presidential nominee and his wife laid a wreath Monday to honor Delaware war dead, his first public foray since mid-March. ... read more


Beaches and parks try for a new normal in Memorial Day weekend reopenings
States saw mixed results are they waded into unfamiliar water, balancing social distancing with allowing people to enjoy the outdoors. ... read more


Video of packed pool party at Houston club draws criticism
"You are forcing us to step in for public health reasons to say no, we're not going to allow that," the mayor said of businesses not following rules. ... read more


Family of Connecticut man wanted as suspect in 2 killings urges him to surrender
Peter Manfredonia, 23, is being sought in connection with two deaths, one in Willington and one in Derby. ... read more


Queen guitarist Brian May survives heart attack, is now 'ready to rock'
He urged fans to take their heart health seriously. ... read more


China warns U.S. taking world to brink of 'new Cold War' over coronavirus
The ratcheting up of tensions comes as Beijing is hounded by questions over alleged missteps in its initial response to contain the virus. ... read more


Trump's COVID-19 lies echo Soviet leaders. It's time for an American 'perestroika.'
The United States could likely learn a great deal from the Soviet Union’s attempted program of serious reconstruction. ... read more


WHO temporarily halts trial of hydroxychloroquine over safety concerns
The group wants to "be proactive, err on the side of caution" when it comes to the malaria drug's use in treating COVID-19. ... read more


A last resort to save tourist season: 'Travel bubbles' emerge as solution to Europe's summer woes
Facing the loss of a significant part of their economies, some countries in Europe are banding together to ease travel restrictions and avoid quarantines. ... read more


Fury as Boris Johnson defends adviser accused of defying lockdown rules
"I think it makes it much harder for the police going forward," one top police official said. ... read more


Knicks legend Patrick Ewing out of the hospital after testing positive for coronavirus
The basketball Hall of Fame member revealed Friday that he had become infected. ... read more


Second stylist at same Missouri hair salon tests positive; nearly 140 exposed to coronavirus
City officials have offered to test everyone who may have been exposed at a Great Clips in Springfield, Missouri. ... read more


ICU doctor finds time to create, donate wellness bags for health workers
“Yes, they're treating people, but it's also important to take care of themselves,” Gayatri Malhotra-Gupta said. ... read more


The coronavirus is threatening diversity in academia
Colleges are laying off their adjunct faculty, who mostly are women and people of color. ... read more


Country musician Morgan Wallen apologizes after getting tossed from Kid Rock's bar
Wallen apologized on Twitter, saying he and friends were "horse-playing" during a night out and meant no harm. ... read more


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The one-two punch: A doctor embraces plasma and the unknown to save his patient
Doctors told Ron Panzok's family to prepare for his death. They refused. ... read more


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Hundreds of young students say K-12 schools mishandled their sex assault cases
Federal investigations uncovered schools that failed to meet the most basic legal requirements — like having someone in charge of Title IX. ... read more


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I lost too much in Afghanistan to celebrate Memorial Day. I just remember.
Every war we keep fighting means that we have to bury more soldiers like my friend Tyler. ... read more


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Political leaders denounce protesters who hung effigy of Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear
"There is no place for hate in Kentucky," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said. ... read more


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World Health Organization warns of 'second peak' in areas where COVID-19 declining
"The disease can jump up at any time," WHO emergencies head Dr. Mike Ryan said. ... read more


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Joe Biden makes first public appearance since March
The apparent Democratic presidential nominee and his wife laid a wreath Monday to honor Delaware war dead, his first public foray since mid-March. ... read more


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Beaches and parks try for a new normal in Memorial Day weekend reopenings
States saw mixed results are they waded into unfamiliar water, balancing social distancing with allowing people to enjoy the outdoors. ... read more


https://media11.s-nbcnews.com/i/MSNBC/Components/Video/202005/nn_emc_memorial_day_reopenings_200524_1590367311735.jpg
Video of packed pool party at Houston club draws criticism
"You are forcing us to step in for public health reasons to say no, we're not going to allow that," the mayor said of businesses not following rules. ... read more


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Family of Connecticut man wanted as suspect in 2 killings urges him to surrender
Peter Manfredonia, 23, is being sought in connection with two deaths, one in Willington and one in Derby. ... read more


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Queen guitarist Brian May survives heart attack, is now 'ready to rock'
He urged fans to take their heart health seriously. ... read more


https://media1.s-nbcnews.com/i/newscms/2020_22/3363231/afp_1s67dv_a1378d1f8ccf4711c2328172c231a914.jpg
China warns U.S. taking world to brink of 'new Cold War' over coronavirus
The ratcheting up of tensions comes as Beijing is hounded by questions over alleged missteps in its initial response to contain the virus. ... read more


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Trump's COVID-19 lies echo Soviet leaders. It's time for an American 'perestroika.'
The United States could likely learn a great deal from the Soviet Union’s attempted program of serious reconstruction. ... read more


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WHO temporarily halts trial of hydroxychloroquine over safety concerns
The group wants to "be proactive, err on the side of caution" when it comes to the malaria drug's use in treating COVID-19. ... read more


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A last resort to save tourist season: 'Travel bubbles' emerge as solution to Europe's summer woes
Facing the loss of a significant part of their economies, some countries in Europe are banding together to ease travel restrictions and avoid quarantines. ... read more


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Fury as Boris Johnson defends adviser accused of defying lockdown rules
"I think it makes it much harder for the police going forward," one top police official said. ... read more


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Knicks legend Patrick Ewing out of the hospital after testing positive for coronavirus
The basketball Hall of Fame member revealed Friday that he had become infected. ... read more


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Second stylist at same Missouri hair salon tests positive; nearly 140 exposed to coronavirus
City officials have offered to test everyone who may have been exposed at a Great Clips in Springfield, Missouri. ... read more


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ICU doctor finds time to create, donate wellness bags for health workers
“Yes, they're treating people, but it's also important to take care of themselves,” Gayatri Malhotra-Gupta said. ... read more


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The coronavirus is threatening diversity in academia
Colleges are laying off their adjunct faculty, who mostly are women and people of color. ... read more


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Country musician Morgan Wallen apologizes after getting tossed from Kid Rock's bar
Wallen apologized on Twitter, saying he and friends were "horse-playing" during a night out and meant no harm. ... read more


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