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Pandemic Doesn’t Stop Cocaine Trade: Nearly $32 Million Bust Reported In Hong Kong
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Pandemic Doesn’t Stop Cocaine Trade: Nearly $32 Million Bust Reported In Hong Kong


Hong Kong customs agents discovered $31.7 million of cocaine stashed inside an aircraft engine shipped from Ecuador, making the weekend coke bust the biggest of its kind this year. KEY FACTS - The engine, which arrived in March in a shipping…


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Chinese Virologist Warns Coronavirus Is 'Just Tip Of The Iceberg'

Chinese Virologist Warns Coronavirus Is 'Just Tip Of The Iceberg'


Shi Zhengli, the deputy director of the Wuhan Institute of Virology, said in an interview Monday on China Global Television Network that new viruses being discovered, such as Covid-19, are "just the tip of the iceberg,"…


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Donald Trump

All The Times Trump Has Promoted Hydroxychloroquine


 Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, President Trump has embraced unproven treatments for coronavirus, especially anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine, which a new study found is linked to an increased risk of death in patients.…


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CDC Warns Of Coronavirus-Related Inflammatory Syndrome Found In Children

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released an alert Thursday on a rare, mysterious, coronavirus-related inflammatory syndrome increasingly being found in children and sometimes leading to death. KEY FACTS - Multisystem…


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China Hasn’t Reported Any New Coronavirus Deaths For A Month

China has gone four weeks without reporting any new deaths linked to coronavirus, according to an analysis of data from Chinese health authorities. KEY FACTS - The National Health Commission, which keeps a daily tally of infection numbers and…


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President Donald Trump

Death Toll Conspiracy: Why Conservative Media—And Soon, Possibly Trump—Are Doubting Coronavirus Mortality Figures

A growing number of conservatives (especially fringe sites like Alex Jones’ Infowars) are embracing a conspiracy that government-approved death tolls are inflated for various political reasons—and some reports suggest President…


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Here’s Why Experts Expect A Second Coronavirus Wave

Here’s Why Experts Expect A Second Coronavirus Wave

As U.S. states and countries across the world begin to gradually lift coronavirus lockdowns, experts and officials are ramping up warnings about the possibility of a second—and more deadly—wave of the pandemic.…


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New Study Suggests Coronavirus Began Spreading In Late 2019

Researchers from London have published a study that supports the idea that coronavirus began spreading between humans late last year and transmitted rapidly—and though researchers identified nearly 200 recurrent genetic…


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Chinese students after lockdown

Wuhan Welcomes 57,000 Students Back To School For The First Time Since Lockdown Ended

Some 57,000 students in Wuhan, the Chinese city where COVID-19 was first reported, are returning to school today for the first time since a strict 76-day lockdown in the city was lifted. KEY FACTS - Not all students are back in the classroom—just…


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The Biggest Non-Coronavirus Stories You Missed Today: Miami Dolphins Legend Don Shula Dies, Andy Lack Out At NBC News

The coronavirus pandemic is upending life around the world, straining the global economy and disrupting the way Americans work, learn and socialize, but it’s not the only story; here are five news events you may have missed Monay: - Andy…


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Xiaomi mobile

Exclusive: Warning Over Chinese Mobile Giant Xiaomi Recording Millions Of People’s ‘Private’ Web And Phone Use

“It’s a backdoor with phone functionality,” quips Gabi Cirlig about his new Xiaomi phone. He’s only half-joking. Cirlig is speaking with Forbes after discovering that his Redmi Note 8 smartphone…


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Iphones

Some Coronavirus Victims Are Dying Alone. Donating A Phone Charger Could Help

When Stephen Hefler was admitted to a hospital for COVID-19 symptoms in late March, his kidneys were on the brink of failure. From his bed in the ICU, the 77-year-old retired physician initially remained in contact with his family. “We…


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Donald Trump

Trump May Skip Daily Briefings As Polls Show Low Public Trust In White House COVID-19 Response

Axios reported Friday that President Trump may “stop appearing daily and make shorter appearances” at the White House’s daily coronavirus briefings, with staffers believing them to be the catalyst for poor public trust…


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The Biggest Non-Coronavirus Stories You Missed Today: Tensions With Iran Escalate Over War Ships, Environmentalists Win Big With Clean Water Act Ruling

The coronavirus pandemic is upending life around the world, straining the global economy and disrupting the way Americans work, learn and socialize, but it’s not the only story; here are five news events you may have missed Thursday.…


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Britain Builds Extra 30,000 Mortuary Places In Preparation For Worst Possible Coronavirus Outcome

The U.K. government is to provide an extra 30,000 mortuary spaces as a precaution in preparation for the worst possible outcome, amid growing warnings that Britain could face the most coronavirus deaths in Europe. KEY FACTS - The additional…


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Monaco Lockdown Extended

Monaco Lockdown Extended

UPDATE: Monaco now has 90 coronavirus cases after six more people were confirmed Covid-19 positive on Good Friday. Monaco has just extended the March 17 confinement until May 3. This comes ahead of a similiar announement expected from…


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Coronavirus Monaco

Another Three Coronavirus Cases In Monaco For A Total of 52

Three more samples tested positive for Covid-19 in Monaco on Tuesday, bringing the number of people affected to 52. However, not all cases are Monaco residents. This figures includes two people who have recovered, Prince Albert and…


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Coronavirus Continues To Climb In Monaco, Assembly Seeks Monthly Bonus For Medical Staff

There were 3 new cononavirus cases confirmed in Monaco on Sunday, March 29, bringing the total number to 46 . While this is a high number for a population of 38,700, not all infected patients are residents. The country’s first Covid-19…


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Another Coronavirus Case In Monaco, One Patient Dies

Another Coronavirus Case In Monaco, One Patient Dies

One new coronavirus case was confirmed on Saturday, bringing the total number people affected to 43, including one recovery. Sadly, a man in his eighties ,who tested Covid-19 positive and was admitted to ICU at Princes Grace Hospital…


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Nine New Coronavirus Cases In Monaco, Monaco And France Extend Lockdown

UPDATE: Monaco has announced that the 2-week confinement period will be extended until April 15. Rules and curfew, as previously defined, remain as is for the moment. Health authorities in Monaco confirmed on Friday, March 27, that nine new…


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4 More Coronavirus Cases, Monaco National Council Wants Answers

Health authorities have confirmed another four new positive coronavirus cases in Monaco since yesterday. This brings the total to 30 active cases (plus one case of recovery), 19 of which have been reported since last Friday. READ: €1,000…


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Prince Charles

Prince Charles Has Coronavirus 2 Weeks After Meeting Prince Albert

Buckingham Palace has just confirmed Prince Charles has tested positive for coronavirus. The 71-year-old Prince of Wales, who is self-isolating at Balmoral, reportedly sat opposite of Prince Albert at a WaterAid event in London on March 10.…


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Princess Grace Hospital Center Monaco

4 New Coronavirus Cases In Monaco Since Sunday

Minister of social affairs and health, Didier Gamerdinger, has confirmed four new positive coronavirus cases in Monaco over the past two days. This brings the total to 26 active cases. “Ten of them are hospitalized, the others are being…


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1 Kilometer From Home, 1 Hour Max, says French Prime Minister

French prime minister Edouard Philippe announced new restrictions Monday night to fight against the spread of the coronavirus. All movement outside the home is now limited to one kilometer (instead of two) for a maximum of one hour. And residents…


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Monaco Port

Coronavirus On The Rise In Monaco: Five New Cases

Another five confirmed cases of coronavirus were announced by the Monaco health authorities on Sunday, March 22. No details of gender or age were provided. This is 11 new cases since Friday. The number of people in the Principality now…


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Monaco Introduces Curfew, Fines Up To €200

Effective Sunday, March 22 and until further notice, the government has announced “a restriction on night travel,” between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m in the Principality. Individual physical activity, or taking out or walking the…


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Public Health Emergency Declared In France Sunday

As the number of coronavirus deaths in France top 500, French parliament passed an emergency bill Sunday morning bestowing the government special powers during the health crisis. The National Assembly in a select committee has voted for legislation…


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Coronavirus Cases In PACA Passes 1,000

Last night, Monaco health officials confirmed a 50% hike in coronavirus cases in the Principality, with six new cases. There have been a total of 18 cases reported, although only 17 are now active. Today, France’s Regional Health Agency…


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Monaco Princess Grace Hospital

Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Jump 50% In Monaco In 24 Hours

Monaco health authorities have announced six new positive coronavirus cases on Saturday, March 21. This brings the number of people affected by Covid-19 to 18 in the Principality, including one who has now recovered. No further details…


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Alpes-Maritimes Risk Zone, Curfews, Drones

Alpes-Maritimes Risk Zone, Curfews, Drones

UPDATE 7 p.m. The entire department of the Alpes-Maritimes is now under curfew from 10 p.m. to 5. a.m. effective from Saturday, March 21. UPDATE 2 p.m.: Nice (11 p.m to 6 a.m.), Vallauris (10 p.m.), Menton and Roquebrune-Cap-Martin…


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Port Hercule Monaco

New Case Of Coronavirus In Monaco, Public Areas And Coast Banned

The total number of coronavirus cases in Monaco hit 12, the government confirmed Friday night. Another person tested positive for COVID-19 and an epidemiological investigation is underway. While the sex of the person has not been confirmed,…


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Hotel Hermitage Monaco SBM

Hermitage To Close From Monday 

Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer (SBM) announced this afternoon via a press release that Hermitage Monte-Carlo Hotel will be closed from Monday, March 23 until April 30 tentatively. "An extremely limited number of guests"…


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Prince Albert II of Monaco

Prince Alberts Health 'No Need For Concern,' Says Palace

Following yesterday’s confirmation that Prince Albert has tested positive for coronavirus, the palace has issued a letter this afternoon stating that the Prince’s “health, monitored several times a day by his doctors, does…


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Monaco Grand Prix

Monaco Grand Prix Postponed

The FIA has just confirmed that the Formula 1 Dutch Grand Prix 2020, Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix 2020 and Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix 2020 will be postponed. The FIA and Formula 1, who are regularly monitoring the evolving COVID-19 epidemic,…


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Cycling France

‘Cycling temporarily prohibited,’ says French Cycling Federation

The French Cycling Federation (FCF) has finally weighed in on the outdoor physical activity argument as residents in France enter Day 3 of a 2-week home confinement. The federation has taken the following position: “The practice of cycling…


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Prince Albert Monaco

Prince Albert Tests Positive For Coronavirus

UPDATE: Prince Albert was one of two additional confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Monaco today, bringing the total to 11 since February 28. No details were provided about the other patient. Prince Albert’s cabinet confirmed earlier…


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Monaco Port

Monaco Under Coronavirus Confinement “Until Further Notice”

UPDATE: Further details about Monaco's confinement measures will made live on the Gouvernement Monaco Facebook page on Wednesday, March 18, at 10:30 a.m. Prince Albert made a televised address to Monegasques and residents of Monaco…


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France On Lockdown, What You Can Do, What’s Closed In Monaco

French president Emmanuel Macron declared a 2-week lockdown in France during a nationwide televised addresst at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 16. The “confinement” period begins from noon on Tuesday. During a follow-up press conference,…


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Serge Telle Minister of State

Monaco Minister Of State Tests Positive For Coronavirus

As Europe becomes the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, and global cases now outpace those in China, it has been reported this morning that Monaco's minister of state, Serge Telle, was one of two additional cases reported Covid-19…


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Monaco Fontvieille

Coronavirus Cases In Monaco Reach 7, No Need To Panic Shop Says Government

Monaco health authorities have just confirmed that four more people have tested positive for Covid-19 to date, bringing the total number infected to 7. Most of the patients, who had mild symptoms, have returned home where they will receive…


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Port Monaco Yachts

Monaco Avoids Lockdown: Non-Essentials Closed Until Further Notice

From midnight on Saturday, March 14, all public places “not essential to the life of the country” in Monaco have been closed until further notice. “Faced with the progression of the Covid-19 epidemic in the countries bordering…


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Coronavirus: Third Case In Monaco Confirmed

A third person in Monaco has been confirmed positive for COVID 19. The patient, a male who experienced few symptoms of the coronavirus, was in the care of Princess Grace Hospital but sent home as part of a new medical monitoring protocol adopted…


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Coronavirus: Monaco Bans Gatherings Of More Than 100 People

At a press point on Friday afternoon, minister of state Serge Telle stated, “The Principality is banning any gathering of more than 100 people.” He added, “With this measure, we intend to fight against the spread of the Covid…


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Princess Grace Hospital Center

Coronavirus: Second Positive Case In Monaco

Monaco health authorities have just been informed that a Monaco resident under care at Princess Grace Hospital Center has tested positive for COVID 19. The patient had been placed in quarantine awaiting test results and will now remain in the…


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President Donald Trump

Coronavirus: 30-Day Travel Suspension From Europe To U.S.

On Wednesday, March 11, President Donald Trump announced a 30-day travel ban from most European countries to the U.S. in a bid to contain the "foreign virus." Addressing the nation on prime time TV, the President suspended "all…


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Coronavirus Monaco

First Coronavirus Case Confirmed In Monaco

At 11 p.m. Friday February 28, Monaco’s communication department released a statement from health authorities confirming that one person at Princess Grace Hospital Center has tested positive for the coronavirus. The patient, reportedly…


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Two Suspected Coronavirus Case Hit Monaco

Two Suspected Coronavirus Case Hit Monaco

According to French media Monaco-Matin, a woman with symptoms of coronavirus was hospitalized at Princess Grace Hospital Center (CHPG) in Monaco Monday afternoon. And a second person, an Italian, was also admitted. Tests have been carried out…


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Ferrari Up In Flames In Monaco

Ferrari Up In Flames In Monaco

Shortly before rush hour on Tuesday, around 4 pm, a Ferrari F40 caught fire on Avenue Princess Grace, one of the Top Ten Most Expensive Streets in the World with an average property costing €75,000 per square meter. According to French…


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