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Trump unveils plan to lift US Covid lockdown in three phases, but no timeline specified

The governors of New York and six other Northeastern states on Thursday extended their coronavirus stay-at-home orders to May 15, as President Donald Trump announced new White House recommendations for states to follow in reopening the economy. The governors have cited the apparent success of their social-distancing directives in curbing the spread of the virus, which has […]

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US allies denounce country’s strong-arm tactics to procure masks for coronavirus fight

From Europe to South America, U.S. allies are complaining about the superpower’s “Wild West” tactics in outbidding or blocking shipments to buyers who have already signed deals for vital medical supplies. In France and Germany, senior officials said the United States was paying far above the market price for medical-grade masks from No. 1 producer […]

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