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The Chinese ambassador refuted his own government.
 
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters that the other member nations of the G7 fully understood that China was launching a categorically false propaganda campaign claiming that the U.S. Military was responsible for bringing the coronavirus to China.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters that the other member nations of the G7 fully understood that China was launching a categorically false propaganda campaign claiming that the U.S. Military was responsible for bringing the coronavirus to China.
 
The Department of Labor reported Thursday that weekly jobless claims soared to a record 3.28 million this week as businesses shut down to slow the spread of coronavirus — the most jobless claims in history and double what experts predicted just last week.
The Department of Labor reported Thursday that weekly jobless claims soared to a record 3.28 million this week as businesses shut down to slow the spread of coronavirus — the most jobless claims in history and double what experts predicted just last week.
 
Epidemiologist Neil Ferguson, who created the highly-cited Imperial College London coronavirus model offered a massive revision to his model on Wednesday.
Epidemiologist Neil Ferguson, who created the highly-cited Imperial College London coronavirus model offered a massive revision to his model on Wednesday.
 
We are stretched thin with domestic priorities. Is there a power vacuum?
 
If he can hold on to this he can win solidly in November.
If he can hold on to this he can win solidly in November.
 
According to reports, the debate among administration officials and experts on the apparent lose-lose choice facing America is resulting in some “clashes” behind the scenes between those calling for a quicker end to the mandated shutdowns and those who say doing so poses too great a risk.
According to reports, the debate among administration officials and experts on the apparent lose-lose choice facing America is resulting in some “clashes” behind the scenes between those calling for a quicker end to the mandated shutdowns and those who say doing so poses too great a risk.
 
Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams on Monday warned that the coronavirus spread in the U.S. is going to get worse this week, adding that not everyone is heeding President Trump’s recent call to hunker down for 15 days.
Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams on Monday warned that the coronavirus spread in the U.S. is going to get worse this week, adding that not everyone is heeding President Trump’s recent call to hunker down for 15 days.
 
On Sunday, the Department of Justice announced it had obtained a temporary restraining order against a website accused of wire fraud because it offered non-existent vaccines to combat the COVID-19 coronavirus.
On Sunday, the Department of Justice announced it had obtained a temporary restraining order against a website accused of wire fraud because it offered non-existent vaccines to combat the COVID-19 coronavirus.
 
Estimates vary. But the economic effects could last over a year.
 
Two counties along the Southern Border in Texas have issued “shelter-in-place” rules to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Two counties along the Southern Border in Texas have issued “shelter-in-place” rules to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
 
The problem comes when government and media advice is all over the place and particularly when the media coverage is politically biased, which is all too often.
The problem comes when government and media advice is all over the place and particularly when the media coverage is politically biased, which is all too often.
 
A White House reporter has a suspected case of coronavirus, White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA)President Jonathan Karl said in a message to the press corps that covers President Trump.
A White House reporter has a suspected case of coronavirus, White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA)President Jonathan Karl said in a message to the press corps that covers President Trump.
 
This is not a coup or any other conspiracy fantasy. These plans safeguard civil order under a perilous situation.
This is not a coup or any other conspiracy fantasy. These plans safeguard civil order under a perilous situation.
 
As Americans enter their second full week of self-isolation over the coronavirus, President Trump declared that “we cannot let the cure be worse than the problem itself.”
As Americans enter their second full week of self-isolation over the coronavirus, President Trump declared that “we cannot let the cure be worse than the problem itself.”
 
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) may be approaching an exit to the 2020 presidential race, with reports indicating that the candidate’s senior-level staffers have been holding talks with former Vice President Joe Biden’s team.
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) may be approaching an exit to the 2020 presidential race, with reports indicating that the candidate’s senior-level staffers have been holding talks with former Vice President Joe Biden’s team.
 
A growing number of local distilleries are finding a creative way to help Americans — and their employees — amid the coronavirus pandemic.
A growing number of local distilleries are finding a creative way to help Americans — and their employees — amid the coronavirus pandemic.
 
A pair of recent polls have found that Americans generally approve of the way the federal government and President Donald Trump have handled the response to the coronavirus crisis, but that a third of Americans fear they will die from contracting the virus.
A pair of recent polls have found that Americans generally approve of the way the federal government and President Donald Trump have handled the response to the coronavirus crisis, but that a third of Americans fear they will die from contracting the virus.
 
He's terrified of the economic backlash and doesn't want to be held to blame.
He's terrified of the economic backlash and doesn't want to be held to blame.
 
The U.S. Senate is considering upping the payments to Americans in a massive stimulus bill to stem the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on the economy.
The U.S. Senate is considering upping the payments to Americans in a massive stimulus bill to stem the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on the economy.
 
Churchill coined the phrase "the hinge of fate." The president is at that point.
Churchill coined the phrase "the hinge of fate." The president is at that point.
 
Four U.S. senators — one Democrat and three Republicans — have come under fire after multiple reports detailing their significant stock sell-offs prior to the coronavirus-caused stock market crash.
Four U.S. senators — one Democrat and three Republicans — have come under fire after multiple reports detailing their significant stock sell-offs prior to the coronavirus-caused stock market crash.
 
His effort is virtually on hold for several weeks.
 
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News’s Sean Hannity on Wednesday night that the world needs to get to the bottom of what happened in China with the outbreak of the coronavirus otherwise it is something that could happen again.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News’s Sean Hannity on Wednesday night that the world needs to get to the bottom of what happened in China with the outbreak of the coronavirus otherwise it is something that could happen again.
 
It’s been a brutal few weeks for the stock market, which has now officially lost all of the gains of the “Trump bull market” amid panic over the coronavirus pandemic.
It’s been a brutal few weeks for the stock market, which has now officially lost all of the gains of the “Trump bull market” amid panic over the coronavirus pandemic.
 
On Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on President Trump to invoke the Defense Production Act and assume dictatorial powers in the United States.
On Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on President Trump to invoke the Defense Production Act and assume dictatorial powers in the United States.
 
News on how the virus is affecting the U.S.
 
On Wednesday morning, President Trump announced that the United States would temporarily close its border with Canada.
On Wednesday morning, President Trump announced that the United States would temporarily close its border with Canada.
 
Italy was already in the midst of their coronavirus crisis when a new fear set in: There weren’t enough ventilator valves at one of the country’s hospitals to treat the patients suffering the most.
Italy was already in the midst of their coronavirus crisis when a new fear set in: There weren’t enough ventilator valves at one of the country’s hospitals to treat the patients suffering the most.
 
Political prisoners are being denied basic means of fighting coronavirus.
Political prisoners are being denied basic means of fighting coronavirus.
 
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) updated its directives on gathering and events on Sunday
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) updated its directives on gathering and events on Sunday
 
Many will lose jobs and businesses in this crisis. Is government making it worse?
Many will lose jobs and businesses in this crisis. Is government making it worse?
 
There are other cases of rapid containment of the virus as well.
 
A massive emergency stimulus package proposed by the White House will direct two $1,000 checks to many Americans, according to administration officials.
A massive emergency stimulus package proposed by the White House will direct two $1,000 checks to many Americans, according to administration officials.
 
While the United States is currently ramping up response to coronavirus, China, where the virus originated, has begun the recovery process.
While the United States is currently ramping up response to coronavirus, China, where the virus originated, has begun the recovery process.
 
One official who spoke on condition of anonymity said that CureVac was offered a “large sum of money" by President Trump to move their research to the U.S.
One official who spoke on condition of anonymity said that CureVac was offered a “large sum of money" by President Trump to move their research to the U.S.
 
On Monday, White House Trade Advisor and director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy Peter Navarro appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box
On Monday, White House Trade Advisor and director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy Peter Navarro appeared on CNBC’s Squawk Box
 
An area lockdown is also a possibility for certain states.
 
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