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  • Aftermath of looting in downtown Chicago: 13 cops injured, 2 people shot, more than 100 arrests, stores trashed

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    CHICAGO - Hundreds of people swept through the Magnificent Mile and other parts of downtown Chicago early Monday, smashing windows, looting stores, confronting police and at one point exchanging gunfire with officers, authorities said. More than 100 people were arrested as of 9 a.m., according to Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown. Thirteen officers were injured during the unrest, ...

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 17:48:00 -0400
  • Video posted online of 8-year-old's arrest after 2018 school incident

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    Body camera footage of officers trying to handcuff the boy was shared late Sunday night on Twitter by the attorney Benjamin Crump.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 17:38:00 -0400
  • Adaptive Biotechnologies: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

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    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 17:25:11 -0400
  • Novavax expects it can meet U.S. COVID-19 vaccine demand in 2021, executives say

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    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 17:21:28 -0400
  • Why Joe Biden and Kamala Harris would be a disastrous duo in the year of George Floyd

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    The theme of this rotten year is racial justice. America needs a fix to our criminal justice system, not a reminder of just how broken it really is.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 17:08:00 -0400
  • Uniti: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

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    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 16:58:07 -0400
  • A man in Washington was arrested after being accused of breaking a 72-year-old veteran's jaw during a dispute over wearing face masks

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    Cody Hansen, 35, was arrested in Spokane, Washington, on Saturday after police in Kent, Washington, said he attacked a man in a hotel lobby.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 16:53:57 -0400
  • Coronavirus updates: Virus not showing signs of seasonal pattern, WHO says

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    A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 732,000 people worldwide. Over 19.9 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed to be much higher due to testing shortages, many unreported cases and suspicions that some national governments are hiding or downplaying the scope of their outbreaks.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 16:51:00 -0400
  • Brazil's BRF registers 1,138 COVID-19 cases at a single meat plant, state data shows

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    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 16:46:11 -0400
  • Innocent bystander dies a month after being repeatedly stabbed over face masks

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    A Michigan man who was repeatedly stabbed in the neck during a dispute over masks that he was not part of, has died almost a month after the attack.John Duncan III was stabbed on 14 July in a Quality Dairy store in Windsor, Michigan, by a man who refused to wear a face mask to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 16:27:39 -0400
  • Schumer says Democrats ready for coronavirus aid talks, if Republicans move

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    U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Monday that Democrats are ready to return to the negotiating table over coronavirus relief, if Republicans would agree to a larger bill than they have been willing to accept up to now. Last week, Schumer used similar language to urge White House negotiators to agree to a legislative package at least $1 trillion larger than the $1 trillion bill that Senate Republicans have already proposed.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 16:22:05 -0400
  • BRT: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

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    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 16:19:08 -0400
  • Inter Parfums: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

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    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 16:18:11 -0400
  • A cheaper saliva test seeks FDA approval; stroke risks in younger patients

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    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 16:18:02 -0400
  • Washington, D.C., police union moves to block release of body cam footage

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    The Washington, D.C., police union said on Monday it asked a court to block the mandatory release of body camera footage and names of police officers involved in shootings. The federal district passed a police reform law in July after weeks of protests in the nation's capital and across the globe against systemic racism and police brutality, sparked by the killing of African-American George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 16:17:51 -0400
  • U.S. COVID-19 deaths drop for first time in four weeks

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    On August 6, Hawaii Governor David Ige said he would reinstate inter-island travel restrictions that require people to quarantine for 14 days. More than 100,000 motorcycle enthusiasts are expected to travel from all over the country to attend an annual rally in Sturgis, South Dakota, which began on Aug. 7.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 16:12:57 -0400
  • Dwarf planet Ceres is 'ocean world' with salty water deep underground

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    Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, is an "ocean world" with a big reservoir of salty water under its frigid surface, scientists said in findings that raise interest in this dwarf planet as a possible outpost for life. Research published on Monday based on data obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, which flew as close as 22 miles (35 km) from the surface in 2018, provides a new understanding of Ceres, including evidence indicating it remains geologically active with cryovolcanism - volcanoes oozing icy material. The findings confirm the presence of a subsurface reservoir of brine - salt-enriched water - remnants of a vast subsurface ocean that has been gradually freezing.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 15:59:40 -0400
  • Trump says he is considering the 'Great Battlefield' at Gettysburg for his convention speech

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    President Trump tweeted on Monday that he is choosing between two locations, Gettysburg, Pa., and the White House, for his speech accepting the Republican nomination, slated for Aug. 27.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 15:48:39 -0400
  • A man barricaded himself in a house. He was gone when Fort Lauderdale police SWAT entered.

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    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 15:23:48 -0400
  • 72-year-old vet’s jaw broken after confronting man about masks, Washington police say

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    The man attacked the veteran in a hotel lobby after he made a comment about the man’s girlfriend not wearing a mask.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 15:20:13 -0400
  • COVID-19 cases in U.S. children soared in late July, report says

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    Health experts are keeping an eye on coronavirus infections among kids and teenagers as officials struggle with the thorny question of whether to reopen schools for in-person classes, adopt a virtual learning model or a hybrid of the two. President Donald Trump, who is seeking a second term in the White House in a Nov. 3 election, has pushed states to allow students to physically return to classrooms, but health officials have expressed caution about doing so in areas where cases have been rising sharply. The new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association found that more than 338,000 children have tested positive for COVID-19 since the onset of the U.S. epidemic, with 97,078 new cases reported in the July 16-30 period.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 15:18:38 -0400
  • Georgia police officers under investigation after shooting at five black minors

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    The incident is one of four officer-involved shootings that took place in Georgia in less than 24 hours.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 15:04:39 -0400
  • Trump considers Gettysburg backdrop for presidential nomination speech

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    "We will announce the decision soon!" he wrote on Twitter of the location for his speech to close out the Republican National Convention on Aug. 27. The Aug. 24-27 Republican convention was initially supposed to take place entirely in Charlotte, North Carolina, a state both parties expect to be competitive in the fall. Last week, Democrats scrapped plans to have former Vice President Joe Biden accept his party's nomination in person in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, another closely contested election state.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 15:01:51 -0400
  • 100 arrested, 13 officers injured in Chicago after police shoot man

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    The unrest led to street closures, notably in Chicago's Loop, the center of the city's downtown.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 14:57:49 -0400
  • Seattle City Council poised to cut police positions, budget

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    The Seattle City Council is expected to approve proposals Monday that would reduce the police department by as many as 100 officers through layoffs and attrition — an action supported by demonstrators who have marched in the city following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis but strongly opposed by the mayor and police chief. Seattle currently has about 1,400 police officers and the reductions up for a final vote fall far short of the 50% cut to the department that many Black Lives Matter protesters are seeking. The City Council also appears ready to cut Police Chief Carmen Best’s roughly $285,000 annual salary as well as the pay of other top police leaders.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 14:30:22 -0400
  • More than 100 Black leaders and celebrities urge Biden to pick Black woman as VP

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    The letter, released Monday, urged Joe Biden to select a Black woman as his running mate. He is reportedly considering Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and former Obama national security adviser Susan Rice.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 14:26:15 -0400
  • UN food chief: Beirut could run out of bread in 2 1/2 weeks

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    The head of the U.N. food agency said Monday he’s “very, very concerned” Lebanon could run out of bread in about 2 ½ weeks because 85% of the country's grain comes through Beirut's devastated port — but he believes an area of the port can be made operational this month. David Beasley, who is in Beirut assessing damage and recovery prospects, told a virtual U.N. briefing on the humanitarian situation following last week’s explosion in the Lebanese capital that “at the devastated site, we found a footprint that we can operate on a temporary basis.” “Working with the Lebanese army, we believe that we can clear part of that site,” Beasley said.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 14:18:42 -0400
  • New Jersey police break up house party with 300 guests, arrest host

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    Many revelers had to pay admission to attend the out-of-control bash in Howell Township.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 14:12:00 -0400
  • Trump wants stimulus payments, schools funds in COVID-19 bill: White House

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    U.S. President Donald Trump still wants to see coronavirus aid legislation pass that would include stimulus payments to individuals and school funding, the White House said on Monday after talks with congressional Democrats collapsed last week. "The White House is still motivated," White House spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany told reporters at a briefing.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 13:59:44 -0400
  • Feds seek more time to mull Boston Marathon bomber ruling

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    Federal prosecutors said Monday that they need more time to decide whether to ask an appeals court to reconsider the case of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose death sentence was thrown out over concerns over about the jury selection process. The U.S. Justice Department urged the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to give prosecutors until Sept. 14 to file a petition asking the full court to hear the case.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 13:53:12 -0400
  • Downtown Chicago under lockdown in wake of looting, violent unrest

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    At least 100 people were arrested in Chicago overnight as looting and violence overtook the streets, injuring multiple police officers, authorities said. Thirteen officers were injured, including a sergeant who was attacked with a bottle, and at least two civilians were shot during the unrest after midnight Sunday, in the early hours of Monday morning, as hundreds overran the city's upscale Magnificent Mile shopping district and surrounding areas with vandalism and violence, authorities said. The suspects face several charges, including looting, battery against police and disorderly conduct, authorities said.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 13:22:00 -0400
  • Retired US police officer tracks down man who shot him and escaped jail after 50 years on the hunt

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    A retired US police officer has revealed how he finally managed to track down a man who escaped jail after shooting him almost five decades ago. Officer Daril Cinquanta first encountered Luis Archuleta in Colorado in 1971, when the notorious criminal shot him in the stomach. Archuleta was jailed over the shooting, but managed to escape from prison three years later after feigning an illness to secure a hospital visit. “It was an escape from a Hollywood script,” Mr Cinquanta said, complete with “a hostage, a getaway car, an accomplice with guns.” When Mr Cinquanta learned of his attacker's escape, he made it his mission to track him down. Years of calling contacts for potential leads led Mr Cinquanta to San Jose, California in the 1980s, but the trail appeared to run cold. Undeterred, Mr Cinquanta continued his search for his attacker and was rewarded with a tip off this June, 47 years after Archuleta went on the run. The tip came from an anonymous caller who suggested Archuleta was now living under the alias Ramon Montoya at an address in Española, New Mexico. Mr Cinquanta's research revealed that Mr Montoya had been charged with drunk driving in 2011 and a search of the police database showed that his mug shot matched Archuleta. “I couldn’t believe it,” Mr Cinquanta told CBS Denver. “I’ve been chasing the guy all of this time, and dead end after dead end after dead end.” Mr Cinquanta, who is now retired, alerted the local police force and the FBI, who tracked down Archuleta, now 77, and arrested him on August 5.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 13:20:17 -0400
  • U.S. job openings rise in June, likely exaggerate labor market health

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    U.S. job openings increased in June but the surge in vacancies was accompanied by a rise in workers quitting their positions at hotels, restaurants and bars, likely because of fears of exposure to COVID-19 and problems securing child care. Despite the increase in vacancies reported by the Labor Department on Monday, job openings remained below their pre-pandemic level, supporting the view that it could take the labor market years to recover from the public health crisis. Job openings, a measure of labor demand, rose 518,000 to 5.9 million on the last day of June, the Labor Department said in its monthly Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, or JOLTS.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 13:06:49 -0400
  • Video emerges of Key West police trying to handcuff an 8-year-old boy

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    A video emerged Monday from a 2018 incident showing police officers in Key West trying to handcuff a crying 8-year-old boy after an incident at his elementary school.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 12:14:54 -0400
  • A father shoots dying daughter and then himself in their home, Davie police say

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    A Davie father and his daughter are dead after he shot the girl and himself Monday morning, police said.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 11:58:23 -0400
  • Philadelphia shooting: Six people including pregnant woman shot during barbecue

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    Six people, including a pregnant woman, were shot Saturday night in Philadelphia after men clad in black stormed a barbecue.Police said the individuals who were shot have since been hospitalised. The victims are in stable condition.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 11:38:00 -0400
  • Airline shares rise as U.S. TSA screening numbers increase

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    Shares in major U.S. airlines rose on Monday after the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said it screened more than 800,000 people at U.S. airport checkpoints on Sunday for the first time since March 17. TSA said it had screened 831,789 people on Sunday, which was still down about 70% over the prior year when about 2.5 million people were screened. American Airlines Group shares jumped 8.2% in midday trading, while United Airlines shares rose 7.2%, Delta Air Lines was up 6.9% and Southwest Airlines rose 4.7%.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 11:35:19 -0400
  • Shots fired as police clash with protesters in Chicago, Portland and Ferguson on anniversary of Michael Brown's death

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    Shots were fired in downtown Chicago, as police clashed with police in Portland and Ferguson on the anniversary of Michael Brown‘s death at the hands of a Missouri police officer.Early Monday morning, hundreds of protesters smashed windows, stole from shops and clashed with police in downtown Chicago, following an incident on Sunday afternoon.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 11:33:22 -0400
  • U.S. coronavirus aid talks stalled, as parties trade jibes

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    U.S. congressional leaders and Trump administration officials said on Monday they were ready to resume negotiations on a coronavirus aid deal, but talks remained deadlocked as Democrats said Republicans needed to meet them in the middle. After a bid by President Donald Trump at the weekend to sidestep Congress, it was unclear whether Democrats and Republicans would be able to bridge their differences to provide relief to workers, businesses and local governments devastated by a pandemic that has killed at least 162,000 Americans. Trump on Saturday signed executive orders and memorandums on expired unemployment benefits, evictions, student loan payments and payroll taxes.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 11:26:02 -0400
  • Havana, the 'Paris of the Caribbean,' gets its own Eiffel Tower

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    Havana was once dubbed the 'Paris of the Caribbean' for its beautiful architecture, vibrant arts scene, and flourishing nightlife. Now it even has its own Eiffel Tower. Salgado, 52, an accountant who learnt metalworking from his father, says he has never been to Paris.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 11:17:04 -0400
  • Appeals of Nazi camp guard conviction in Germany dropped

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    All appeals against the conviction of a 93-year-old Nazi concentration camp guard have been dropped, a Hamburg court said Monday, making the decision legally binding and easing the way for possible future prosecutions. Bruno Dey was convicted last month of 5,232 counts of accessory to murder in Hamburg state court — equal to the number of people believed to have been killed at Stutthof during his service there in 1944 and 1945. Because he was 17 and 18 at the time of his alleged crimes, Dey’s case was heard in juvenile court and he was given a two-year suspended sentence.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 11:14:18 -0400
  • Gilead seeks U.S. approval for COVID-19 treatment remdesivir

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    The antiviral drug, which helped shorten the hospital recovery time in a U.S. trial, has been at the forefront of the battle against the pandemic after the FDA granted it emergency use authorization (EUA) in May. Gilead said its marketing application for remdesivir, to be sold under brand name Veklury, is supported by data from two late-stage trials conducted by the drugmaker and another by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 11:12:21 -0400
  • China's Sinopharm starts Phase III trial of COVID-19 vaccine in Bahrain

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    Chinese state-owned pharmaceutical company Sinopharm has begun Phase III clinical trials of a COVID-19 vaccine in Bahrain, after launching similar trials in the United Arab Emirates last month, Bahrain's health ministry said on Monday. The human trial, which launched in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi in mid-July, is a partnership between Sinopharm’s China National Biotec Group (CNBG) and Abu Dhabi-based artificial intelligence and cloud computing company Group 42 (G42).

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 10:57:16 -0400
  • Jamie Foxx says he's dropping new music with his daughter

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    Jamie Foxx has been making the most of his downtime during the COVID-19 quarantine. In addition to gearing up for his upcoming Netflix action thriller, "Power Project," the Oscar- and Grammy-winner says he's also getting ready to drop some new music with the help of his 11-year-old-daughter Annalise. "Listen, I always keep some things in my back pocket," Foxx told ABC Audio.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 10:46:00 -0400
  • Cuba reports record number of COVID-19 cases

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    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 10:44:25 -0400
  • Many landmark restaurants, bars won't reopen after virus

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    La Tropicana Cafe has been a cornerstone of Tampa’s historic Latin-influenced Ybor City neighborhood since the 1960s, well known as a gathering spot where movers and shakers and even mobsters mixed with construction workers over Cuban coffee and sandwiches. Every neighborhood loses something precious when local eateries and hangouts get shuttered, but as infections spread and the economic fallout continues, the loss of iconic establishments like La Tropicana is particularly hard to swallow. “In Tampa, if you were a politician, La Tropicana was where you would show up," said Patrick Manteiga, editor and publisher of La Gaceta, a local newspaper that publishes in English, Spanish and Italian.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 10:36:08 -0400
  • 'Wizards of Waverly Place' co-stars Selena Gomez and David Henrie reunite for movie

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    Is a "Wizards of Waverly Place" reboot in the works? No, as it turns out, but the Disney Channel show's stars Selena Gomez and David Henrie have something else in store for their fans. The former on-screen siblings are teaming up for the first-ever interactive virtual movie premiere.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 10:15:00 -0400
  • Here's the full list of people charged in the college admissions cheating scandal, and who has pleaded guilty so far

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    The parents include the actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, as well as executives at prominent public and private companies.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 10:12:00 -0400
  • Federal Reserve announces post-stress test capital ratios for large banks

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    The U.S. Federal Reserve announced on Monday how much each large bank that underwent its 2020 stress tests will have to hold in additional capital. The results mark the first time the Fed has given out custom capital requirements for each bank under its new "stress capital buffer," and takes effect on Oct. 1. Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley were ordered to hold the most capital of the 34 firms tested, with ratios of 13.7% and 13.4% respectively.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 10:05:32 -0400
  • Coronavirus spread accelerates in Denmark, reproduction rate rises to 1.4

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    Denmark has seen a new spread of COVID-19 infections in the past week with the reproduction rate rising to 1.4, the country's health minister said on Monday. "The virus is moving through our society once again," Magnus Heunicke told reporters. In the past week, infections have been confirmed in 67 out of Denmark's 98 municipalities.

    Mon, 10 Aug 2020 09:52:33 -0400
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