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Reopening: It’s back to business, but not business as usual

Reopening: It’s back to business, but not business as usual

NEW YORK (AP) — As countries around the world loosen their corona-virus restrictions, it’s back to business, but not business as usual. In fact, it is becoming all too clear that without a vaccine against the scourge, the disruptions could be long-lasting and the economy won’t simply bounce right back. In Connecticut, restaurants are reopening…

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Cyclone Dumps Rain on India, Bangladesh, 2M Head to Shelters

Cyclone Dumps Rain on India, Bangladesh, 2M Head to Shelters

New Delhi, India (AP) — A powerful cyclone is dumping rain on coastal India and Bangladesh as more than 2 million people are being moved to shelters before the storm hits in the afternoon. Cyclone Amphan slowed slightly as it reached cooler waters near the coast. But it could cause extensive damage from winds and…

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Flooding hits parts of Midwest, with evacuations in Michigan

Flooding hits parts of Midwest, with evacuations in Michigan

EDENVILLE, Mich. (AP) — People living along two mid-Michigan lakes and parts of a river have been evacuated following several days of heavy rain that produced flooding and put pressure on dams in the area. Two Midland-area schools were opened Tuesday morning for evacuees and more than 50 roads have been closed. Volunteers at the…

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Despite Risks, Trump Says He’s Taking Hydroxychloroquine

Despite Risks, Trump Says He’s Taking Hydroxychloroquine

Washington D.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump is drawing criticism from Democratic leaders after saying he has been taking the malaria drug he has touted as a treatment for the coronavirus. Trump told reporters Monday that he’s been taking hydroxychloroquine and a zinc supplement daily for a week and a half. Trump’s own government says…

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Stocks move higher on Wall Street, extending global gains

Stocks move higher on Wall Street, extending global gains

(AP) Stocks are moving higher on Wall Street, extending a global rally, as the U.S. market bounces back from its worst week in two months. The S&P 500 rose 3.2% Monday. Investors were encouraged to see that European countries were taking more steps to lift lockdowns put in place to contain the coronavirus outbreak. They…

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