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Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces arrested one local terrorist from the Chandusa area of Baramulla yesterday; One AK-47 and two magazines recovered

BREAKING: Iran’s supreme leader suggests that mass gatherings in the Islamic Republic may be barred through the holy Muslim fasting month Ramadan amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The #coronavirus  has now killed more New Yorkers than the 9/11 terror attacks.

Sensex soars 1192.58 points; currently at 31,086.54

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'The disease is not a great leveller': Emily Maitlis praised for frank assessment of social impacts of coronavirus

Carrie Symonds's joy as Boris Johnson improves - and he can even get in touch with her from his hospital bed

Vaccinologist Professor Robin Shattock tells @KayBurley  work to develop a vaccine for #COVID19  is "moving at an unprecedented speed". Get the latest on #coronavirus : #KayBurley 

Fauci: I don't think we should shake hands "ever again"

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"It's a hideous situation and unfortunately, I think there are going to be a huge number of nurses that are going to be quite traumatized." These nurses are risking it all on the frontline of Britain's coronavirus outbreak

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Scoops of the Day

"I'm not voting for Biden" translates to "I want Trump to replace RBG."

BREAKING: Bernie Sanders has dropped out of the 2020 presidential race, his campaign has announced.

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He made an I-used-to-sleep-with-models joke *IN THE MIDDLE* of describing the projections of hundreds of thousands of Americans dying.

Big. Dr. Fauci: "We know now for sure that the mitigation that we have been doing is having a positive effect but you don't see it until weeks later...Don't get complacent about that."

Noam Chomsky on Bernie Sanders: "It's common to say now that the Sanders campaign failed. I think that's a mistake. I think it was an extraordinary success, completely shifted the arena of debate and discussion."

NEW: Charlotte Figi, 13-year-old Coloradan whose CBD journey inspired medical marijuana reform, dies of coronavirus

Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned against the risk of a second wave of infections in the country as the global pandemic continues to spread, state media reports

The most cynical interpretation of all this, one I can't quite bring myself to accept, is they rolled out the model showing 100k deaths after they knew it would be less than that so they could anchor everyone to that # and take a vicotry lap when "only" tens of thousands died.

Former President Barack Obama says it would not be feasible to relax current measures to combat the spread of coronavirus without a "robust system of testing and monitoring — something we have yet to put in place nationwide."


Scoops of the Week

"This is called cross-contamination." A Michigan nurse used paint to show how easy it is to spread germs even while wearing gloves.

“Preparedness is a choice. And poor preparedness is a choice.’ — This man worked on a literal pandemic playbook for Trump, and the president chose to ignore it

This is the sister of Yogi Adityanath, CM of the most populous and politically powerful state in India. Makes me speechless. Our dynasts should drown in shame.

In tears, a nurse says she quit her job after she was asked to work in a coronavirus ICU without a face mask: “America is not prepared, and nurses are not being protected”

JUST IN: Tiger at zoo in New York City tests positive for coronavirus

Pres Trump is now urging ppl to try an unproven treatment for coronavirus. He said, "There's a possibility, a possibility, and I say it: what do you have to lose?...Take it. I really think they should take it. But it's their choice...Hydroxychloroquine. Try it. If you'd like."

Nadia, a 4-year-old Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York tested positive for coronavirus. This is the first known instance of a tiger being infected, the USDA says.

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Thread My friend’s 73 yr old mother went to the ER at Interfaith in Brooklyn at 6pm last night. She’s now been sitting in a chair in the ER for 29 hours waiting for a bed. She has a bad cough, a fever and violent chills. She calls her daughter crying pain and fear.