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Live Corona Virus News Updates: Chile, Florida and NY

China reports the highest number of new infections in two months. China reported 57 newly confirmed infections, the highest one-day record in two months, on Sunday, and was again concerned that the country has yet to deal with the pandemic. Of the 38 locally transmitted cases, 36 were in the capital, Beijing, where the authorities are conducting mass tests on …

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Trump says he and Xi will sign a trade deal in a new location after Chile canceled the summit

President Trump Donald John TrumpTrump congratulates Washington Nationals on winning the World Series. Trump suggests that a dog injured in the raid on al-Baghdadi will visit the White House He and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet at a new location on Thursday to sign a trade agreement after the summit's plans are over were discarded in Chile. "China and …

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Chile cancels climate and apec summits amid mass protests

Image copyright AFP Image caption Sebastián Piñera said he needed to focus on "re-establishing public order"                  Chile has pulled out of hosting two major international summits, including a UN climate change conference, as anti-government protests continue. President Sebastián Piñera said the decision was "caused a lot of pain but his government needed" to prioritize re-establishing public order. " The …

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Chile protests against President Pinera and deep inequality.

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Chile protests: The President's apology and promises of reform can not suppress the anger

The crowd in downtown Santiago grew for a sixth consecutive day when union organizations called for a general strike. The police responded with tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons at protesters during ongoing battles that paralyzed much of the country's largest city. In a national televised speech, Pinera apologized on Tuesday evening for "decades" of accumulated problems and announced …

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Chile protests: Piñera announces welfare package

Image Rights Getty Images Caption More than 5,000 people have been arrested since the protests began Chilean President Sebastián Piñera has announced reforms aimed at ending days of violent protests. He promised to increase the basic pension by 20% and proposed a law that requires the state to pay for expensive medical treatment. The protests were triggered by a rise …

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Chile renews the curfew as violent riots paralyze capital and increase the death toll to fifteen

Shops and shops were looted and set on fire, and subway stations were destroyed and closed to the public in extensive demonstrations of economic inequality, cost of living, and rising debt in the normally stable country. Thousands of demonstrators took part in a massive protest on Plaza Italia in Santiago on Monday, hammering drums and pans and calling for the …

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Chile protests: Five dead after plunder torch-clothing factory

Media playback is not supported on your device. Media Caption Demonstrators and security forces met in Santiago for the third time together with a wave of protests. The military and police deployed teargas and water cannons against demonstrators, and in major cities, a nocturnal curfew imposed costs and inequality. President Sebastián Piñera has defended the government's response. "I am convinced …

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