Category: World News

Stuck in Washington, 2020 Democratic senators send family, Ocasio-Cortez to barnstorm Iowa

(Reuters) – Bernie Sanders scrapped Iowa campaign appearances, Amy Klobuchar sent campaign representatives to “hot dish” dinners and Elizabeth Warren planned a remote video speech as the Democratic U.S. senators running for president got stuck in Washington for Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Sanders’ campaign was the first to reschedule events, announcing on Tuesday that progressive […]

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China takes more measures to protect healthcare workers in virus outbreak

BEIJING (Reuters) – China is taking more strict measures in hospitals to protect healthcare workers in the new coronavirus outbreak, and will increase training for healthcare workers nationwide, officials from the country’s health commission said on Wednesday. Infection of medical staff in the outbreak shows there are loopholes in treatment methods, Jiao Yahui told a […]

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Police clash with some protesters in renewal of Colombia demonstrations

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombian police clashed with small numbers of protesters and some public transport infrastructure was damaged in Bogota on Tuesday after a renewal of demonstrations. Marchers held mass protests in November and December last year to demand concessions from President Ivan Duque’s right-wing government. Tuesday’s protests were the first this year, and organizers […]

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