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Health officer: Models suggest 350-650 Grant County residents already infected with COVID-19

GRANT COUNTY — Dr. Alexander Brzezny, Grant County health officer, said at a Monday morning briefing that models...

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The Latest: Serena-Wozniacki match postponed due to virus

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

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Court find ex-Ecuador president guilty of corruption

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — An Ecuadorian court found former President Rafael Correa guilty of corruption Tuesday and sentenced him to eight years in prison, further sullying the legacy of one of the nation’s most endu...

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Inslee: Statewide effort to boost food bank supplies

SEATTLE (AP) — A look at coronavirus-related developments in Washington:

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Trump gets win in executions case, but more litigation ahead

WASHINGTON (AP) — An appeals court sided with the Trump administration Tuesday in its effort to resume executions of federal death row prisoners but sent a legal challenge by inmates back to a lower court for fur...

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With prime minister in ICU, Britain asks: Who's in charge?

LONDON (AP) — As British Prime Minister Boris Johnson fights the coronavirus in the

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Trump removes watchdog tapped for virus rescue oversight

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has removed the inspector general who was tapped to chair a special oversight board of the $2.2 trillion economic package intended to help businesses and individuals affec...

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The Latest: Norway plans to open kindergartens this month

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe i...

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Ripken heads charity campaign, longs for baseball's return

BALTIMORE (AP) — Cal Ripken Jr. has launched a campaign to help feed children and families across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic, coordinating a contribution of $250,000 and opening a social media accou...

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78 more virus deaths set new single-day high in Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania smashed its single-day high for reported coronavirus-related deaths, recording 78 more fatalities and nearly 1,600 more cases of COVID-19 as the state Department of Health conf...

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Lawyers list drugs in driver's system in motorcycle deaths

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A truck driver charged in a crash that killed seven motorcyclists had fentanyl, morphine and a chemical found in cocaine in his system that day, and told authorities he often would take drugs...

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Correction: Virus Outbreak-REI story

SEATTLE (AP) — In a story April 6, 2020, about furloughs at outdoor retailer REI due to the coronavirus outbreak, The Associated Press erroneously reported that corporate staff would see a 25% pay cut. About 25 p...

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Pakistani security forces kill 7 militants near Afghanistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani security forces acting on intelligence raided two militant hideouts in former Taliban strongholds in the country's northwest near Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing seven militant...

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Germany, Luxembourg to take in migrant children from Greece

BERLIN (AP) — Germany plans to take in up to 50 unaccompanied children from overcrowded migrant camps in Greece soon and Luxembourg will take 12, authorities said Tuesday.

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UK's Johnson in ICU, was given oxygen in battling virus

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in stable condition with the coronavirus Tuesday in a hospital intensive care unit, where he was given oxygen but was breathing on his own without a ventilat...