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Instagram star ‘Zombie Angelina Jolie’ catches coronavirus in Iranian jail

A human rights organization says that a jailed Iranian Instagram star[1] — known for her transformation into a “zombie Angelina Jolie” — is currently on a ventilator after contracting the coronavirus in custody. Lawyers for Fatemeh Khishvand, known on Instagram as “Sahar Tabar,” had asked for her to be released amid the country’s COVID-19 outbreak, …

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China’s Economy Shrinks, Ending a Nearly Half Century of Growth

BEIJING — The coronavirus outbreak has brought China’s extraordinary, nearly half-century-long run of growth[1] to an end — a stark reminder of the enormous task ahead for world leaders trying to restart the global economy. Chinese officials on Friday said that the world’s second-largest economy shrank 6.8 percent in the first three months of the …

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Ireland to quadruple WHO contributions after US halts funding

Ireland plans to quadruple its contributions to the World Health Organization after President Trump’s suspension of US funding amid the global coronavirus pandemic, officials said Thursday. The country will raise funding to more than $10 million next year, pending a review, according to Simon Coveney, Ireland’s Tanaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade. “#Ireland …

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Bogotá prohíbe que hombres y mujeres coincidan en la calle en un intento por combatir el coronavirus

Regístrate para recibir nuestro boletín[1] con lo mejor de The New York Times. BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Cuántos hombres. Hombres en la panadería, andando en bicicleta, hombres en los parques, en los pasillos de los supermercados. “Es raro”, dijo Adriana Pérez, una enfermera en pijama quirúrgica que esperaba en el banco, la única mujer a la …

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Why Michael Savage Is Blasting Hannity and the Right-Wing Media on the Virus

There are a lot of people who are ruining the country right now, according to Michael Savage. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Liberal mayors in big cities like San Francisco. Undocumented immigrants. Homeless people. But for the past two months, listeners to Mr. Savage’s conservative radio show have heard him howl with unabated contempt about another menace: …

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Marathon bombing survivor gives advice for getting through post-pandemic PTSD

BOSTON — Seven years ago Wednesday, the unthinkable happened to Bobby O’Donnell: He was nearing the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon, where his family was gathered to cheer for him, when terrorist bombs killed three spectators and injured more than 260 others. His family escaped unscathed. Not O’Donnell, whose wounds were invisible and …

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Who Is Likely to Become Unemployed?

Image Migrant workers cleaned fields amid an outbreak of Covid-19, in the Salinas Valley on March 30.Credit…Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Good morning. On Wednesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom thanked the state’s undocumented workers, many of whom pick fruits and vegetables, care for the sick and perform other critical jobs. Then he announced a plan to help them[1]: The …

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