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Japan set to lift state of emergency across most areas

Japan set to lift state of emergency across most areas

Japan is expected to lift a state of emergency across a large part of the country later today, but the capital Tokyo will likely remain under restrictions until there is a convincing containment of Covid-19. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is scheduled to hold a news conference at 6pm local time (9am Irish time) when he…

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State must provide funding for bus and rail companies, says union

State must provide funding for bus and rail companies, says union

The State must provide immediate guarantees of funding for its public transport companies which are experiencing significant financial problems, the National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has said. The NBRU said it would not under any circumstances “entertain the notion of job losses as a result of decisions made by faceless bureaucrats”. The union said…

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“State of Testing”: Michigan struggles despite ramping up COVID-19 tests

“State of Testing”: Michigan struggles despite ramping up COVID-19 tests

"CBS This Morning's" multi-part series, "State of Testing," looks at the state of resources and accessibility to coronavirus testing. In addition, the series will report on how states are responding to testing needs, whether they are developing testing plans, and what testing benchmarks they are looking for as these states make the decision to re-open.Deborah Gatewood died…

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Syrian state media denies government plane downed in northwest

Syrian state media denies government plane downed in northwest

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian state media denied a government plane was brought down on Sunday and said the army had downed a Turkish drone over the town of Saraqeb in the Idlib region of northwest Syria. Turkey’s state-owned Anadolu Agency said earlier on Sunday that a Syrian government plane was downed in Idlib. Reporting by…

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Live State of the Union 2020: Updates on Trump’s Speech

Live State of the Union 2020: Updates on Trump’s Speech

On the eve of a Senate vote on whether to remove him from office, President Trump snubbed Speaker Nancy Pelosi and promoted a ‘Great American Comeback,’ pausing to award Rush Limbaugh the Presidential Medal of Freedom.Right NowPresident Trump just welcomed home Army Sergeant First Class Townsend Williams from Afghanistan, surprising his family in the House…

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Listen: State Of The Union Livestream

Listen: State Of The Union Livestream

President Trump is delivering his State of the Union address on Tuesday night, on the eve of his likely acquittal of impeachment charges. The speech begins at 9 p.m. ET. Following his address, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will deliver the Democratic response. Texas Rep. Veronica Escobar is then giving a Spanish-language response. NPR is carrying…

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Montana state GOP lawmaker says Constitution calls for socialists to be jailed, shot | TheHill

Montana state GOP lawmaker says Constitution calls for socialists to be jailed, shot | TheHill

A Republican state representative from Montana is coming under fire from his own party after he reportedly claimed earlier this weekend that the Constitution calls for socialists to be jailed or shot. According to the Billings Gazette, state Rep. Rodney Garcia (R-Mont.) first made the remark after expressing concerns about socialists he said were “entering our…

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Ex-Illinois state trooper killed, two others injured in shooting at cigar lounge

Ex-Illinois state trooper killed, two others injured in shooting at cigar lounge

A retired Illinois state trooper was killed and two others were injured when a woman opened fire at a cigar lounge and then fatally shot herself, police said.The shooting Friday night at Humidor Cigar Lounge in Lisle, about 26 miles west of Chicago, was caught on camera and shows several people watching television in the…

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