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Trump gets the oil deal he wants by staying on the sidelines

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With Saudi Arabia and Russia agreeing on the contours of an unprecedented plan to slash crude output, President Donald Trump is on the verge of getting the global oil deal he wanted — without taking steps to ratchet down U.S. production.

White House requires rapid coronavirus testing of staff — and reporters — near Trump

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The White House required that journalists on Thursday take a rapid coronavirus test before participating in the news briefing frequently attended by President Donald Trump.

Biden blasts Trump’s response to coronavirus one day after their phone call

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A day after President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden had a “warm” phone call about the coronavirus crisis, the likely Democratic nominee on Tuesday blasted the president’s handling of the pandemic.

Acting Navy secretary resigns after controversial comments to aircraft carrier crew

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Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned Tuesday, a day after audio from his address to the crew of the San Diego-based carrier Theodore Roosevelt leaked to the media.

Trump claims he had ‘wonderful’ phone call with Joe Biden about coronavirus response

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President Donald Trump claimed he had a “warm” and “wonderful” conversation with Joe Biden on Monday about the coronavirus outbreak, striking an uncharacteristically cordial tone about his Democratic nemesis.

Half the US supply of Trump-touted virus drug now cut off

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Nearly half the supply of hydroxychloroquine to the U.S. comes from makers in India, a flow that has now been abruptly stanched after the Asian nation banned exports of all forms of the malaria drug touted by President Donald Trump as a “game changer” for treating the coronavirus.

Speaker Pelosi aims to bring up next virus stimulus bill this month

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Communities in the U.S. “cannot afford to wait” for the next coronavirus stimulus, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a letter to House lawmakers, adding “it is my hope that we will craft this legislation and bring it to the floor later this month.”

President Trump expects sports to resume ‘sooner rather than later’

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President Donald Trump said Saturday he believes professional sports can resume “sooner rather than later” and that arenas and stadiums will eventually be filled with fans attending games once the nation’s health improves from the deadly coronavirus pandemic.

Trump says to brace for ‘very deadly period’ due to virus

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President Donald Trump warned that deaths from the coronavirus in the U.S. will escalate over the next one to two weeks, and could be on par with the number of fatalities seen in world wars.

Trump fires watchdog who raised alarm about whistleblower

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President Donald Trump has fired the Intelligence Community inspector general who raised alarm over a whistleblower’s complaint that led eventually to Trump’s impeachment.

Citizenship is a tough mountain to climb, especially under Trump

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As the system currently stands, it can take 10 years or more for a person who entered the United States on a visa to become a citizen. Just getting a green card can take at least five years. Becoming eligible to apply for citizenship as a permanent resident after that? Another five years.

South Korea troop-funding dispute unresolved, US official says

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A U.S. official said troop funding talks with South Korea are continuing despite reports out of Seoul that a deal was near to end the impasse that has led to the unprecedented furlough of thousands of civilian Korean workers at American bases.

Gov. Cuomo projects 16,000 New Yorkers could die from COVID-19; state’s toll nears 2,000

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He added, “It’s a New York problem today. Tomorrow, it’s a Kansas problem. It’s a Texas problem. It’s a New Mexico problem.”

Gov. DeSantis will issue 30-day stay-home order for Florida

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis finally relented and is ordering residents to stay at home beginning at midnight Thursday.

Florida coronavirus update for Wednesday: Infections could kill nearly 7,000 in Florida; DeSantis defies...

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As health data experts gave clearer estimates of coronavirus’ toll, they warned that even with social distancing, Florida could see a median of 6,937 deaths, and the virus could kill between 100,000 and 240,000 people in the United States in the coming months.

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President Trump expects sports to resume ‘sooner rather than later’

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President Donald Trump said Saturday he believes professional sports can resume “sooner rather than later” and that arenas and stadiums will eventually be filled with fans attending games once the nation’s health improves from the deadly coronavirus pandemic.