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Iowa’s Grassley to skip GOP convention due to virus concerns

by on July 7, 2020 0
Iowa U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley will not be attending the Republican National Convention for the first time in his 40-year Senate career due to concerns about the coronavirus Sen. Chuck Grassley will not attend the Republican National Convention for the first time in his 40-year Senate career due to concerns about the coronavirus. “I’m... Read More

Australia moves to seal off virus-hit state as outbreak worsens

by on July 6, 2020 0
Australia will effectively seal off the state of Victoria from the rest of the country, authorities said Monday, announcing unprecedented measures to tackle a worrying surge in coronavirus cases. For the first time since the epidemic began, the border between Australia’s two most populous states — Victoria and New South Wales — will be... Read More

Pope says worst of virus is over, Vatican clear of cases

by on June 7, 2020 0
Pope Francis said on Sunday the worst of the coronavirus crisis was over in Italy, addressing the faithful for the first time in Saint Peter’s Square since the health emergency began. The pontiff’s address came a day after the Vatican said there were no more cases of COVID-19 within its population. “Your presence in... Read More

Joe Biden wins Hawaii presidential primary delayed by virus

by on May 24, 2020 0
HONOLULU – Joe Biden won the Democratic Party of Hawaii’s party-run presidential primary on Saturday, which was delayed by more than a month because of the coronavirus. Biden defeated Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders 63% to 37%. Biden won 16 of Hawaii’s delegates and Sanders will take eight. Biden has a total of 1,566 delegates... Read More

Benin votes in controversial poll despite virus

by on May 17, 2020 0
Voters check the voters roll posted at a primary school in Cotonou on May 17, 2020 as they prepare to cast their vote for the Benin local election. (Photo by Yanick Folly / AFP)Benin staged local elections minus key opposition parties on Sunday with authorities pushing ahead despite the coronavirus threat and calls for... Read More

“This virus may never go away,” WHO says

by on May 13, 2020 0
"I think it is important we are realistic and I don't think anyone can predict when this disease will disappear," he added. "I think there are no promises in this and there are no dates. This disease may settle into a long problem, or it may not be." Read More