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WHO warns against using school reopenings as ‘political football’ in coronavirus debate

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A woman pushes a baby in a cart past the entrance to Public School 133 in the Harlem neighborhood of the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S.. Shannon Stapleton | Reuters World Health Organization officials warned global......
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U.S. students are at ‘higher risk’ from the coronavirus than kids in other countries, Dr. Scott Gottlieb says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Children in the U.S. are more likely than kids in other countries to have underlying conditions that place them at an increased risk of becoming severely sick with Covid-19, complicating the U.S. debate over how and whether to reopen schools......
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WHO says U.S. and Brazil accounted for half of new daily coronavirus cases: ‘Too many countries are headed in the wrong direction’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The United States and Brazil accounted for half of the new daily coronavirus cases as countries across the globe struggle to contain their outbreaks, the World Health Organization said Monday. The U.S. and Brazil reported 111,319 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, roughly......
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Western Reserve Historical Society to Host Virtual Event to Launch ‘Women & Politics’ Exhibit

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click to enlarge At noon on Wednesday, July 22, the Western Reserve Historical Society will present a virtual Fred Walk program based on its new exhibit, Women & Politics. Guests will first learn about the historic struggle for voting rights and then discuss the issues faced by voters today as......
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Sen. Marco Rubio says the costs of not reopening schools in Florida are ‘extraordinary’ despite surge in coronavirus cases

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., in Russell Building on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call | Getty Images Republican Sen. Marco Rubio suggested Monday that some high-risk Florida counties take “additional measures” to reopen schools in the fall as......
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Coronavirus updates: Pfizer, BioNTech vaccine candidates get ‘fast track’; Germany aims to avoid second wave

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Pfizer, BioNTech’s vaccine candidates get FDA ‘fast track’ German biotech firm BioNTech and U.S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer announced that two of their vaccine candidates were granted “fast track” status by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The companies said in a......
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Trump advisor Navarro accuses TikTok’s American CEO of being a ‘puppet’ for working at the Chinese app

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A TikTok logo seen displayed on a smartphone with Chinese flag on the background. Omar Marques | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty Images White House trade advisor Peter Navarro dubbed TikTok’s new CEO Kevin Mayer, an “American puppet” for......
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Most U.S. firms in Hong Kong are concerned about new security law — but few plan to leave, survey shows

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A barge displays the words ‘Celebrate national security law’ on Victoria Harbour on July 1, 2020 in Hong Kong. Anthony Kwan | Getty Images A large majority of American companies in Hong Kong said they were concerned about the new......
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Most U.S. firms in Hong Kong are concerned about new security law — but few plan to leave, survey shows

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A barge displays the words ‘Celebrate national security law’ on Victoria Harbour on July 1, 2020 in Hong Kong. Anthony Kwan | Getty Images A large majority of American companies in Hong Kong said they were concerned about the new......
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The U.S. warns citizens of ‘arbitrary detention’ in China

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The national flags of the U.S. and China waving outside a building. Teh Eng Koon | AFP via Getty Images The U.S. has asked its citizens to “exercise increased caution” in China due to a “heightened risk of arbitrary detention”......
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Here’s why the Trump administration’s threat to hurt Hong Kong’s dollar peg won’t work

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Why Trump administration threat to hurt Hong Kong’s dollar peg won’t work SEARCH QUOTES Source – Click here for more To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here...
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Court rules that the first federal execution in nearly two decades may proceed as scheduled on Monday

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A federal appeals court ruled Sunday that the first federal execution in nearly two decades may proceed as scheduled on Monday. The ruling from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturns a lower court order that had put the......
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Free speech is under threat and other commentary

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Conservative: Will the Backlash Kill Joe’s Bid? When the hard-left theorist Noam Chomsky thinks bedrock American principles like free speech are under threat, Matthew Continetti observes in The Washington Free Beacon, “it is a sign that . . . things have gotten out of control” — “Joe Biden better be paying attention.”......
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White House seeks to discredit Fauci amid coronavirus surge

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on efforts to get back to work and school during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Washington,......
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Mueller speaks out on Stone clemency: ‘He remains a convicted felon, and rightly so’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifies before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill on Wednesday July 24, 2019 in Washington, DC. Melina Mara | The Washington Post | Getty Images Former special counsel Robert Mueller sharply......
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Trump wears coronavirus mask publicly for first time during visit to Walter Reed military hospital

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump wears a mask as he walks down the hallway during his visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, July 11, 2020. Patrick Semansky | AP President Donald Trump wore a mask during......
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Attorney General Barr told Trump he shouldn’t grant Roger Stone clemency

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Attorney General William Barr listens as United States President Donald J. Trump, unseen, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Stefani Reynolds | Bloomberg | Getty Images Attorney General......
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U.S. coronavirus cases continue record surge as some states consider rolling back re-opening plans

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Healthcare workers wait for patients at the COVID-19 drive-thru testing site at the Duke Energy for the Arts Mahaffey Theater on July 8, 2020 in St. Petersburg, Florida. Octavio Jones The U.S. continues to report record breaking new coronavirus cases as......
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Op-ed: Merkel faces a historic test of leadership that will shape Europe’s future after coronavirus

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here History rarely provides major countries and their leaders the enormity of the second chance that Germany and Chancellor Angela Merkel now enjoy as they begin their six-month European Union presidency. For Germany, the drama is one of epic dimensions. Can......

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