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Coronavirus pushes reluctant Aung San Suu Kyi to Facebook

Reuters Wednesday, 1 April 2020
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi cited the coronavirus pandemic as the impetus for reluctantly creating her first personal Facebook account in a post on Wednesday.
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News video: Local singers host social media happy hour concerts

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A pair of local musicians are joining the new trend of online concerts to help people pass the time during their Coronavirus-imposed social distancing.

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Yay Or Nay? Drinking From A Water Fountain During A Pandemic [Video]

Yay Or Nay? Drinking From A Water Fountain During A Pandemic

So far, there is no evidence that COVID-19 can be transmitted by the water from water fountains. But according to HuffPost, experts say the virus may linger on surfaces. Therefore, it's best to avoid fountains if you can, or to limit any direct contact when using them. Filling a water bottle from a fountain, instead of drinking from it, means you won't leave saliva on the fountain. That makes it safer for you and for others.

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Meet Donald Trump, the incredibly shrinking president

Our View: Coronavirus response, unkept campaign promises, and mountain of lies and falsehoods show what a small man Donald Trump really is.

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Coronavirus in numbers: Worldwide death toll passes 750,000 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: Worldwide death toll passes 750,000

The Government said 41,347 people have died in the UK within 28 days oftesting positive for Covid-19, as of Thursday. This up by 18 from the daybefore.

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Governor Kalraj Mishra calls Plasma therapy 'effective mode' for COVID-19 treatment [Video]

Governor Kalraj Mishra calls Plasma therapy 'effective mode' for COVID-19 treatment

Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra on August 13 called Plasma therapy an effective mode of treatment for COVID-19. He said, "Plasma therapy is an effective mode of treatment for COVID-19. I urge all the people in the state, who have defeated Corona, to come forward and donate their blood plasma so that COVID patients can get a new life through plasma therapy."

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Tech giants say government surveillance going too far

Facebook, Google, Yahoo and others said in an open letter to the president and Congress that the National Security Agency's surveillance program "undermines the..
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Back To The Light? Florida Teacher Pens Own Obit In Protest [Video]

Back To The Light? Florida Teacher Pens Own Obit In Protest

Whitney Reddick teaches special education in Jacksonville, Florida, and has a definite opinion about going back to the classroom. Duval County public schools are slated to reopen next Thursday with both in-person and remote learning options for students. According to HuffPost, Reddick responded by writing and posting her own obituary to Facebook. In it, she proclaims that she died 'while alone in isolation and on a ventilator at a Duval county hospital' last week at age 33.

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Facebook announces new resource to aid mail voting, limit disinformation

Facebook is focusing on election misinformation threats involving efforts to suppress turnout, the release of misleading information during vote counting, and..
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Cressida Dick: The Met is not institutionally racist [Video]

Cressida Dick: The Met is not institutionally racist

Britain’s most senior police officer has denied that the Metropolitan Police is institutionally racist branding the label unhelpful. “I think it is a contested definition. I think it means all sorts of things to different people. I don’t think it’s helpful” the Metropolitan Police Commissioner tells Channel 4 News. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Police and Network Rail at scene of derailment [Video]

Police and Network Rail at scene of derailment

Police officers and Network Rail staff attend the scene of Wednesday’s passenger train derailment near Stonehaven. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Chindits veteran recalls ‘impossible’ hardships of Burma campaign [Video]

Chindits veteran recalls ‘impossible’ hardships of Burma campaign

A veteran of the Second World War’s brutal Burma campaign has recalled how hesurvived tropical diseases, injury and jungle warfare 75 years on from the endof the conflict. John Hutchin, 96, joined the Chindits, a special fightingforce tasked with disrupting Japanese communications and supply lines duringthe war in the Far East, aged 20. The Chindits units drew their name from amythical Burmese lion that appeared on their badge.

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Myanmar: Karen minority demand troops leave area [Video]

Myanmar: Karen minority demand troops leave area

Myanmar's Karen community marches for justice after soldiers are accused of shooting dead a mother and stealing her jewellery.

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How COVID-19 Drew The Curtain Back On India's Inability To Provide Basic Public Health Services [Video]

How COVID-19 Drew The Curtain Back On India's Inability To Provide Basic Public Health Services

India is now third on the Johns Hopkins University tally of countries struggling with the novel coronavirus COVID-19, following the US and Brazil. Far from flattening the curve, CNN reports India's number of cases are reaching for the stars. First observed in 1857 by Florence Nightingale, India has struggled to provide basic public health services for its people. On the Health Care Access and Quality Index, India trails its neighbors Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and Bangladesh.

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