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(Reuters) – As coronavirus cases exploded across the world, federal medical workers tasked with screening incoming passengers at U.S. airports grew alarmed: Many were working without the most effective masks to protect them from getting sick themselves. FILE PHOTO: People load personal protective equipment and other supplies into a back side entrance of the Life
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is considering ways to discourage U.S. travelers from taking cruises as part of a broader Trump administration effort to limit the spread of coronavirus, according to four officials familiar with the situation. FILE PHOTO: Airmen from the Moffett Federal Airfield based, 129th Rescue Wing deliver coronavirus test-kits to the
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bernie Sanders was looking to cement his lead in the Democratic U.S. presidential race as the biggest round of voting got underway on Tuesday, while his main rival Joe Biden aimed to muscle aside upstart Michael Bloomberg and consolidate support from the party’s moderate wing. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie
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U.S. President Donald Trump reacts during a campaign rally in Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S., March 2, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria (Reuters) – United States President Donald Trump said late Monday that the Democrats who control the House of Representatives should propose a one-year payroll tax cut. “The Democrats in the House should propose a very simple
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WASHINGTON/SELMA, Ala. (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders raised $46.5 million in February, his campaign said on Sunday, and will launch new television ad buys in nine states with primaries later this month after this week’s Super Tuesday contests. Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at his South Carolina primary night
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Joe Biden got the win in South Carolina he desperately needed. Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden addresses supporters at his South Carolina primary night rally in Columbia, South Carolina, U.S., February 29, 2020. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart The former vice president’s decisive victory on Saturday, his first in the
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(Reuters) – U.S. public health officials have identified four “presumptive” coronavirus cases believed to have emerged from community transmission of the infection, signaling a turning point in strategies needed to contain the disease in the United States. A woman wears a mask on Wall St. near the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York,
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SPARTANBURG/NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) – Presidential contender Joe Biden told South Carolina’s Democrats on Friday that they can take control of the White House if they pick “the right nominee” to face President Donald Trump. “If you send me out of here with a victory that’s significant then I think I’m going to be the
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