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U.S. lawmakers seek probe of trade in products needed for pandemic fight

Added: 07.04.2020 0:23 | 12 views | 0 comments

Citing concerns about severe supply disruptions, senior U.S. lawmakers on Monday called for an expedited investigation by the U.S. International Trade Commission into specific imported products needed to combat the new coronavirus pandemic.

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Wisconsin Supreme Court blocks order by governor to stop Tuesday’s elections in state’s latest whipsaw

Added: 07.04.2020 0:19 | 23 views | 0 comments

Democratic Gov. Tony Evers cited the growing threat of the coronavirus pandemic as he sought to postpone voting to June 9 despite opposition among GOP lawmakers.

Acting Navy secretary's USS Theodore Roosevelt speech triggers lawmakers' calls for his firing

Added: 06.04.2020 23:32 | 8 views | 0 comments

Several Democrats in Congress are calling for acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly to be fired following a passionate speech he gave to sailors aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt in which he admonished the ship's former commander for expressing concerns over the coronavirus in a strongly worded letter that was leaked to the media.

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Poland's parliament rejects ruling party plan to vote on postal ballot proposal

Added: 06.04.2020 20:16 | 8 views | 0 comments

Polish lawmakers rejected a ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party proposal on Monday to hold a presidential election on May 10 by post, making it more uncertain whether the ballot will take place amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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PM Modi, lawmakers agree 30 percent salary cut as India deals with coronavirus

Added: 06.04.2020 11:42 | 12 views | 0 comments

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other top government figures will take a 30 percent salary cut this year, a government minister said on Monday, as the country tackles the coronavirus outbreak and its impact on the economy.

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Giuliani says doctors, not 'national bureaucracy,' should decide whether to use hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus

Added: 05.04.2020 21:38 | 13 views | 0 comments

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that doctors, not lawmakers, should decide whether the immunosuppressive drug hydroxychloroquine is worth using as a possible treatment for the coronavirus.

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Coronavirus stay-at-home order in Pennsylvania questioned after woman gets $200 ticket for taking drive

Added: 05.04.2020 18:46 | 4 views | 0 comments

A woman in Pennsylvania became the first person to be cited last week for violating the state's stay-at-home order meant to slow the spread of coronavirus, spurring questions from at least one state lawmaker on if the ticket went too far.

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Quentin E. Hodgson: During coronavirus pandemic, can Congress members do their jobs by teleworking?

Added: 05.04.2020 10:00 | 14 views | 0 comments

While millions of Americans bow to the threat of COVID-19 – the respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus – by staying home and teleworking, it’s worth asking if the nation’s lawmakers should do the same.

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