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August 9, 2020
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New COVID-19 cases at lowest since April 30: Russia

MOSCOW (RUSSIA) – Russia on Wednesday reported 7,843 new cases of the novel coronavirus, its lowest daily caseload registered since April 30, bringing the nationwide tally to 553,301. Russia’s virus response team said 194 people had died in the last 24 hours, bringing the official death toll to 7,478 since the crisis began. (Photos syndicated […]
Sport

Ronaldo misses penalty; Juventus in final with Milan draw

TURIN, Italy (Sports) – Cristiano Ronaldo missed a penalty as Juventus were held to a 0-0 draw by 10-man AC Milan on Friday but the Turin side still squeezed into the Coppa Italia final as the season restarted following a three-month stoppage for the novel coronavirus. Juve qualified for Wednesday’s final on away goals following […]
UK

Johnson hosts global vaccine summit, calls for funding

LONDON (UK) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will host a global vaccine summit on Thursday, urging nations to pledge funding for vaccinations against infectious diseases to help the poorest countries tackle the coronavirus crisis. Representatives of more than 50 countries, including 35 heads of state or government, will come together virtually in London to […]
UK

Britain to launch big stimulus package before summer

LONDON (UK) – Britain’s government is planning to launch a big stimulus package before the summer with a focus on creating jobs and infrastructure projects to help drag the economy out of the coronavirus crisis, the Financial Times reported. Finance minister Rishi Sunak declined on Friday to say whether he would bring forward his next […]