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House Democrats Move To Formally Censure Trump Over ‘Racist’ Tweets

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House Democrats Move To Formally Censure Trump Over 'Racist' Tweets

Democrats in the U.S. Congress have moved to formally censure president Donald Trump’s attacks on four congresswomen of color as most republicans remained silent. The president had tweeted they should “go back” to the “places from which they came.”

All four of the congresswomen Trump appeared to reference are U.S. citizens. Three were born in the United States while Ilhan Omar, a Somali refugee, arrived in 1992.

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Trump doubled down on his attacks against the congresswomen on Monday and dismissed concerns that his comments were racist.

Meanwhile both candidates vying to replace Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister said they agreed with her that the language used by U.S. President Donald Trump about the congresswomen was unacceptable.

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Johnson said, “relations between the UK and the U.S. are incredibly important, but if you are the leader of great multi-racial, multi-cultural society, you simply cannot use that kind of language about sending people back to where they came from. So it is totally unacceptable.”

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Coronavirus: US Death Toll Exceeds 5,000

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Coronavirus: US Death Toll Exceeds 5,000

The United States has recorded 884 coronavirus deaths over the course of 24 hours increasing the country’s death toll to 5,138.

A data collected by Johns Hopkins University confirms more than 213,000 cases of covid-19 in the US, as cases worldwide are close to reaching one million.

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The US has suffered the third greatest loss of life during the Covid-19 pandemic, behind Italy and Spain, but more than China.

Earlier, president Donald Trump called on Americans to brace up for what he called a “rough two-week period,” but he predicted the country would soon see a “light at the end of the tunnel” of the global catastrophe.

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Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr Anthony Fauci, says the US needs to get more prepared for the coming days.

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About 938,000 persons have been diagnosed with the virus globally, and some 194,000 have recovered. Nearly 47,000 persons have died from the disease, which originated in China late last year.

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Covid-19 Pandemic: U.N. Chief Calls For Effective Global Response

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Covid-19 Pandemic: U.N. Chief Calls For Effective Global Response

United Nations secretary-general Antonio Guterres has called for a much stronger and more effective global response to the coronavirus pandemic and to the social and economic devastation that covid-19 is causing around the world.

Guterres also warns of the risk involved in the combination of the disease and its economic impact. Which he says will contribute to “enhanced instability, enhanced unrest, and enhanced conflict.”

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The U.N. chief was speaking at the launch of a report on the socioeconomic impact of covid-19.

He stressed that victory is certain if everybody comes together, forgets political games and understands that humanity is presently at stake.

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Guterres announced the establishment of a covid-19 response and recovery fund to support efforts in low- and middle-income countries, with the aim of swiftly enabling governments to tackle the crisis and promote recovery.

The secretary-general said developed countries must massively increase the resources available to the developing world by expanding the capacity of the IMF to issue special drawing rights, and enabling other international financial institutions to rapidly inject resources into countries that need them.

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White House Projects 100,000-240,000 U.S. Deaths From Coronavirus

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White House Projects 100,000-240,000 US Deaths From Coronavirus

The White House has projected up to 240,000 deaths in the United States could result from the coronavirus pandemic.

The projections were made during a white house briefing on Tuesday.  Officials say close to two million persons would have died if no social distancing measures had been put in place across the country.

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Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr Anthony Fauci, says the united states needs to get more prepared for the coming days.

President Donald Trump has called on Americans to brace up for what he called a “rough two-week period.” but he predicted the country would soon see a “light at the end of the tunnel” of the global catastrophe.  Covid-19 has killed more than 3,700 Americans and infected a hundred eighty-six thousand thus far.

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Many states and local governments already have stiffer controls in place on mobility and gatherings.

New York has been hit the hardest, with more than fifteen hundred deaths, but new hot spots are emerging across the us, including Illinois, Louisiana, Michigan and Florida.

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