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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and health minister test positive for coronavirus

Peter Summers/Getty Images(LONDON) — The prime minister of the U.K., Boris Johnson, and the most senior lawmaker in charge of the country’s health service have tested positive for coronavirus after developing mild symptoms.In a video posted on his official Twitter page, the prime minister said he was tested for the illness after suffering a high…read more »

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

Peter Summers/Getty Images(LONDON) — The prime minister of the U.K., Boris Johnson, has tested positive for coronavirus after developing mild symptoms.In a video posted on his official Twitter page, the prime minister said that he was tested for the illness after suffering a high temperature and a persistent cough, and will now be self-isolating. Over…read more »

Princess Charlotte and Princes George, Louis clap for medical professionals

Aaron Chown – WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) — Princess Charlotte and Princes George and Louis are paying tribute to people on the front lines of the fight against the novel coronavirus.Kensington Palace shared a video of Prince William and Duchess Kate’s three children clapping for first responders and others in the medical field.The video is part…read more »

Prince Harry and Meghan relocate to Los Angeles, reports say

Samir Hussein/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan are reportedly making California their new home.People magazine and The Sun reported Thursday that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex left Vancouver Island, Canada, where they’d been staying since the royal couple announced their decision to step back as members of the royal family, for a…read more »

23 sailors on US Navy aircraft carrier test positive for coronavirus

JSABBOTT/iStock(NEW YORK) — At least 23 sailors aboard the Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt have become infected by the novel coronavirus, according to two U.S. officials.The spike in the number of cases from three earlier this week is leading the Navy to order the ship to stop in Guam, so all 5,000 sailors aboard…read more »

American held by Iran hospitalized with coronavirus symptoms amid worsening outbreak

omersukrugoksu/iStock(NEW YORK) — An American detained by Iran for over 600 days on spurious charges has been hospitalized with symptoms consistent with the novel coronavirus, according to his family’s spokesperson.Michael White, 48, has not yet been confirmed to have the virus, known as COVID-19, but there are deep concerns about his safety as Iran struggles…read more »

86-year-old Italian woman’s recovery from COVID-19 offers glimmer of hope

oonal/iStock(CASALPUSTERLENGO, Italy) — An 86-year-old woman in the crisis-hit region of Lombardy, Italy, has made a full recovery after being hospitalized with the novel coronavirus, offering a rare glimmer of hope as the country continues to struggle with the pandemic. The elderly woman, identified as “Gianna” by Elia Delmiglio, the mayor of Casalpusterlengo, had been…read more »

Federal prosecutors to announce drug charges against Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro

DNY59/iStock(NEW YORK) — Federal prosecutors in New York will announce drug charges Thursday against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and other government officials, sources familiar with the matter told ABC News.The charges include narco-terrorism conspiracy, cocaine importation conspiracy and weapons possession conspiracy. Geoffrey Berman, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, will formally discuss…read more »

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