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After days of mounting pressure, the top soccer clubs in Britain said they would ask their players to take a 30% pay cut as the sport grapples with the damaging fallout from the coronavirus crisis.

Fears that those affected by domestic violence may be unable to seek help because they are locked in with their abusers during the coronavirus pandemic have prompted governments in several European countries to come up with new ways to help them.

An American who spent more than 2 months locked down in Wuhan, where the coronavirus epidemic first emerged, is urging people back home to prepare for a lengthy interruption to their lives.

“The facility will act as a holding point before a respectful and dignified cremation or burial can take place,” Rokhsana Fiaz, mayor of the London borough of Newham, wrote. “Sadly, relatives will not be able to visit the site.”

One health care expert has told the Israeli Parliament he believed almost 40% of Bnei Brak's residents could be infected.

The secretary who took down the first eyewitness accounts of the Holocaust to be smuggled out of Nazi-occupied Poland has died at age 107 from the coronavirus at a New York City hospital, Polish Press Agency reported.

PM Johnson will continue self-isolating until further notice due to a continued fever, he said in a video update.

Aid workers are bracing for a possible outbreak of the coronavirus in one of the world's largest refugee camps in Bangladesh, with officials warning that containing the disease among more than 1 million tightly packed Rohingya will be a daunting task.

As China and other countries temporarily close their borders to international travelers to contain the coronavirus pandemic, many families in the process of adopting children internationally have had their plans disrupted for an unknown period of time.

The U.S. government's main international relief agency issued an "urgent request" to aid groups around the world asking them to find personal protective gear and supplies that could be made available to the U.S., according to an email obtained by @NBCNews .


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BREAKING: Kurdish SDF: 3 ISIS suicide bombings on our military positions in Raqqa, Syria, with clashes still ongoing.

Thousands of people marched in Argentina to call for former President Cristina Fernandez to be stripped of her congressional immunity as a corruption investigation is launched.

In one of Hong Kong's biggest rallies in months, hundreds of thousands of demonstrators crowded the streets in a mass show of support for a protest movement that shows no signs of slowing as it enters a seventh month.

Doctors, nurses and other medical workers on‌ ‌the‌ ‌front lines‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌coronavirus‌ ‌epidemic‌ ‌in‌ ‌Italy‌ ‌and‌ ‌Spain are succumbing to the virus in ever increasing numbers.

BREAKING: President Trump and Kim Jong Un meet again in Hanoi.

BREAKING: 23 people killed and 13 injured in bar fire in Veracruz, Mexico, says Attorney General's Office.

DEVELOPING: Magnitude 6.7 earthquake strikes eastern Turkey, USGS says.

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Mexico's president urges people to stay indoors to prevent an "overwhelming" spread of coronavirus, taking his strongest stance yet against the pandemic.