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Trump offers competing coronavirus messaging, warning of death but lamenting lockdown

Trump offers competing coronavirus messaging, warning of death but lamenting lockdownTrump repeated a favorite refrain of some conservatives, who have said that the coronavirus “cure”—that is, a nationwide shutdown—cannot be worse than the disease itself.


Why does the coronavirus affect people differently? Yahoo News Explains

Why does the coronavirus affect people differently? Yahoo News ExplainsCoronavirus patients are showing a wide range of symptoms and the exact reason why is still a mystery — but we do have some clues as to what factors can influence the severity of the disease.


Acting U.S. Navy chief says fired ship captain may have been 'stupid': officials

Acting U.S. Navy chief says fired ship captain may have been 'stupid': officialsActing U.S. Navy Secretary Thomas Modly gave a surprise speech to the crew of the coronavirus-stricken carrier Theodore Roosevelt and defended his decision to fire their revered captain, calling him either "stupid" or ill-willed, U.S. officials told Reuters. One of the officials said Modly's comments angered the crew, who were already upset at his surprise decision on Thursday to relieve Captain Brett Crozier of his command of the Theodore Roosevelt. The crew applauded Crozier when he was forced out following the leak of his scathing letter calling for the Navy to take stronger action to halt the spread of the coronavirus aboard the carrier.


An Illinois man allegedly shot his wife then himself over coronavirus fears

An Illinois man allegedly shot his wife then himself over coronavirus fearsExperts predicted the stresses of the coronavirus pandemic and lockdowns could lead to an uptick in domestic violence.


Coronavirus: Japan to declare emergency as Tokyo cases soar

Coronavirus: Japan to declare emergency as Tokyo cases soarThe measures aim to avert a major outbreak in its major cities but fall short of a lockdown.




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Why U.S. Engagement Policy Is The Correct One

Invariably, when one thinks of the efficacy of a nation’s military, the mind’s eye is drawn to the ability of that country to deliver a \"warhead onto the forehead\" of their enemies. Indeed, owing to the Pentagon’s slick packaging of the First Gulf War, modern conflict, in the American mind, became synonymous with high-tech toys, grainy videos of successful missile shots, and a quick resolution of hostilities.

Living Wages Are A Global Problem

The recent protests for an increased minimum wage are part of a larger global protest. The purpose is the same for low wage earners all over the world; increase wages to match the cost of living, and allow workers to form unions if desired and needed. The global protest has gained media attention all over the world, but critics claim that is the only accomplishment the movement will have.

Ukraine: Not What It Seems

After tense days of fighting this week, people in Ukraine are mourning the dead and celebrating the removal of President Victor Yanukovych from power. The final struggle that began on February 18, was the bloodiest endured by the protesters of Euromaidan. By February 22 the fighting was over.

In a Five to Four Decision, Voting Just Got Harder

In a five to four decision along party lines, the Supreme Court ruled on the controversial Shelby County v. Holder case. The ruling, believed by many sets the nation back decades in Civil Rights, while others see it as the fault of Congress dropping the ball on updating the act when it should have years ago.

Coup Or Civil War In Egypt

The day after new protests erupted in Egypt the military in a show of support presented an ultimatum to Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood-led government. Morsi was to step down from power and meet all of the demands of the Egyptian people, or face being removed by the military on Wednesday. As the ultimatum deadline draws closer in Egypt, Morsi refuses to leave, insisting that parliamentary elections are needed before he should be removed, and that he doesn't have permission from the United States to remove himself from power. Most recently he stated he will pay with his life to preserve the sanctity of the ballot box.

 

 
 
 
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