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BREAKING NEWS! Trump announces travel ban from Europe to the USA except from the UK

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The FINANCIAL — President Trump addressed the nation Wednesday night and announced that all travel from Europe to the United States – with the exception of the U.K. – will be suspended for the next 30 days. Ban applies to anyone who has been in the EU’s Schengen border-free area within 14 days prior to their arrival in the US. He said he would also use emergency authority to allow some individuals to defer tax payments. President Trump on Wednesday announced in a televised address that the U.S. is suspending all travel from Europe to the U.S. for 30 days…

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BREAKING NEWS! Trump announces travel ban from Europe to the USA except from the UK

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The FINANCIAL — President Trump addressed the nation Wednesday night and announced that all travel from Europe to the United States – with the exception of the U.K. – will be suspended for the next 30 days. Ban applies to anyone who has been in the EU’s Schengen border-free area within 14 days prior to…

WHO: COVID-19 has been declared as pandemic

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The FINANCIAL — For weeks The World Health Organization had held off but on Wednesday WHO declared that the spread of COVID-19 has become a pandemic. The rapid spread of the virus in more countries likely contributed to the WHO’s decision to declare the disease a pandemic. The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared coronavirus…

Iran temporarily released more than 54,000 prisoners to fight coronavirus outbreak

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The FINANCIAL — Iran temporarily released more than 54,000 prisoners in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in the country’s overcrowded prisons. Meanwhile, 8% of Iran’s parliament has tested positive for coronavirus. A team of experts from The WHO, who arrived in Iran on Monday, is supporting local health authorities Iran is…

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41% Say U.S. Should Do More to Help Iranian Protesters

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The FINANCIAL -- A sizable number of Americans want to get involved in the pro-democracy protests in Iran, but they’re doubtful the protests will lead to meaningful change. Most suspect, however, that increased U.S. sanctions will push Iran to negotiate over its nuclear program.…