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Surprise Face at Virus Presser May Soon Enter Political ArenaHis company's ads proliferate on Fox News . Now, Mike Lindell, CEO of the MyPillow manufacturing company based in Minnesota, may be getting a push into politics from none other than the president of the United States. Lindell spoke at Trump's coronavirus briefing Monday and immediately caused a stir, sending "My...
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Opposition political leader Juan Guaido greets a supporter as he prepares to leave after his march was blocked by police in Caracas, Venezuela, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Guaido called for the march aimed at retaking the National Assembly legislative building, which opposition lawmakers have been blocked from entering. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
US outlines plan for Venezuela transition, sanctions reliefU.S. officials say the Trump administration is prepared to lift sanctions on Venezuela in support of a new proposal to form a transitional government representing allies of both Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido
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Cop Pulled Doctor Over, Made Her Cry With GestureA doctor prepared to receive a speeding ticket as she was pulled over by a Minnesota state trooper. Instead, she received a warning and a gesture of goodwill that has her feeling that "we are going to be OK." Dr. Sarosh Ashraf Janjua, a cardiologist at a coronavirus quarantine unit...
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A man wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the new coronavirus waits for customers at Yokohama China Town near Tokyo, Tuesday, March 31, 2020. As the the spread of the coronavirus continues, Japan has extended its highest travel warnings to 49 countries, including the United States, Canada and Britain, as well as all of China and South Korea. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
The Latest: Tokyo governor concerned about single-day recordTokyo reported 78 confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday, a record single-day increase that concerns Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this March 15, 2020, file photo, people wait in line to enter a gun store in Culver City, Calif. Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, who was sued by gun-rights groups after trying to shut down firearms dealers in the wake of coronavirus concerns, said Monday, March 30, that he is abandoning the effort. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)
LA County sheriff abandons effort to close gun storesLos Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has retracted an order to close gun stores to slow the spread of the coronavirus
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Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House, Sunday, March 29, 2020, in Washington, as President Donald Trump listens. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
White House turns to statistical models for virus forecastLike forecasters tracking a megastorm, White House officials are relying on statistical models to predict the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and try to protect as many people as possible
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FILE - This Dec. 12, 2018, file photo shows traffic on the Hollywood Freeway in Los Angeles. The Trump administration is rolling back tough Obama-era mileage standards and gutting one of the United States' biggest efforts to slow climate change. The administration released its relaxed mileage rules Tuesday. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
Trump rollback of mileage standards guts climate change pushThe Trump administration is rolling back tough Obama-era mileage standards and gutting one of the United States' biggest efforts to slow climate change
The Associated Press11 hours ago
In this Monday, March 30, 2020 photo, a firefighter battles a forest fire as it approaches a gas station in Xichang in southwestern China's Sichuan Province. More than a dozen of people have died while fighting a raging forest fire in southwestern China and reinforcements were sent to fight the blaze and evacuate nearby residents, officials and state media reported Tuesday. (Chinatopix via AP)
China state media reports 19 people killed in forest fireChina's state media say 19 people died while fighting a raging forest fire in southwestern China
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Mexico broadens one-month shutdown as virus cases top 1,094Mexico's government has broadened its shutdown of “non essential activities,” and prohibited gatherings of more than 50 people
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