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Plane skids off runway in India; 16 killed, dozens hurt

NEW DELHI (AP) — A special flight carrying evacuees to India who had been stranded abroad because of the coronavirus skidded off a runway and split in two while landing Friday in heavy rain in the southern state of Kerala, killing at least 16 passengers and injuring 123 more, police said. Abdul Karim, a senior Kerala state police officer, said […]

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China quarantines village after resident dies of bubonic plague

Authorities in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia have sealed off an entire village after a resident died of bubonic plague, according to reports. Health officials in Baotou city — an urban center of more than 2.65 million residents — learned of the victim’s death Sunday and confirmed Thursday that the resident died of bubonic plague, CNN reports, citing a […]

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Coronavirus outbreak pub landlord apologises after 19 infections

Coronavirus outbreak pub landlord apologises after 19 infections are linked to his premises after hundreds packed in and admits he was ‘complacent’ about enforcing social-distancing Custodio Pinto, who runs the Crown and Anchor in Stone, has issued an apology He admitted he was ‘complacent’ in enforcing social distancing measures in July MailOnline revealed the Crown and Anchor failed to take customers’ […]

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Texas father saves children, babysitter from massive 600-pound alligator

    Dad saves kids from 600-pound alligator in Texas A dad says a 600-pound alligator came within three feet of his children playing near a canal in Texas. Is this Texas’ Dad of the Year? A League City father helped his children and a babysitter escape unharmed after being confronted in their backyard by a nearly 12-foot- long alligator weighing about 600 pounds. “It was a beast,” Andrew […]

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Gov. Cuomo says all New York schools can open with strict guidelines

The New York City school district and all other districts across the state can reopen, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday. “Good news. All schools can reopen,” Cuomo said in a conference call with reporters Friday. Cuomo said the schools are eligible to reopen because all regions across the state have low coronavirus infection rates. But Cuomo cautioned that each school […]

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U.S. blacklists Hong Kong leader Lam, other officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and other Chinese and Hong Kong officials, according to the U.S. Treasury Department’s website. Tensions between the United States and China have been increasing daily. China’s foreign ministry said on Friday it firmly opposes executive orders that Trump announced this week to ban […]

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