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The governor of South Dakota resisted the order to stay at home. It now has one of the largest coronavirus hotspots in the country.

In addition, the first-term Republican told reporters at a briefing this month, “South Dakota is not New York City.” But now South Dakota is home to one of the largest single coronavirus clusters in the United States. More than 300 workers fall ill in a huge pork processing plant. With the number of cases increasing, the company was forced to …

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South Korea is holding elections during the coronavirus crisis. Other countries are shifting theirs.

Pink is the color of the country’s main opposition party, the conservative United Future Party, and this crowd of supporters is holding a rally for a legal campaign ahead of the election of 300 National Assembly members on Wednesday. Large public gatherings are a shocking sight during a pandemic. But South Korea has never postponed an election – and the …

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Thae Yong Ho is running for the South Korean parliament

“This election is a war between me and Kim Jong Un,” Thae shouted over the weekend at an exuberant rally in Seoul’s affluent Gangnam district, arguing that if he became North Korea’s first defector in the election, North Korea’s leaders would suffer a blow Week to be voted directly into the legislature of the south. Thae was the deputy head …

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Easter storms hit the south and hospitalized 14 in Chattanooga

CONCLUDE Automatic playback Show thumbnails Show subtitles Last slideNext slide Hamilton County emergency services respond to dozens of emergency calls after heavy storms swept through the area on Sunday evening, turning off the electricity, bursting windows, cutting down trees and tearing apart houses. Overnight, thunderstorms across southeast Tennessee and neighboring countries caused flooding, mass damage, and widespread power cuts, and …

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Tornado clock: Severe weather threatens the east coast after storms in the south cut off the power supply

A house that was dumped on a street after a devastating tornado in Upson County, Georgia. (Molly McCollum) Andrew Freedman Publisher focused on extreme weather, climate change, science and the environment. April 13 at 11:48 a.m. At least 19 people were killed and dozens injured after a swarm of destructive tornadoes and harmful winds swept across the south on Easter …

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Exclusive: South Korea delivers 600,000 coronavirus test kits to the United States on Tuesday – source

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea plans to send 600,000 coronavirus test kits to the United States on Tuesday, at the request of President Donald Trump, a Seoul official told Reuters on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Medical personnel in protective gear prepares to take samples from a visitor to a transit test center for the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19 at Yeungnam University …

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Smithfield Foods employees test positive for corona virus, pork factory in South Dakota closes

The Infectious Disease Expert, Dr. Thomas Inglesby, director of the Center for Health Security at Johns Hopkins University, accompanies Chris Wallace on “Fox News Sunday”. SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Virginia Smithfield Foods announced on Sunday that the company would close its Sioux Falls pork processing plant until further notice after hundreds of employees tested positive for the corona virus …

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Corona virus in South Africa: the lull before the tsunami?

Image rights Getty Images In the past 14 days, the daily rate of coronavirus infections in South Africa has slowed dramatically and unexpectedly. Health experts warn that it is far too early to see this as a significant development and fear that it could even trigger a dangerous feeling of complacency. President Cyril Ramaphosa has now suggested that the two-week …

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Stocks mixed in Japan and South Korea; Main markets closed for Good Friday

Shares in Asia were mixed on Friday morning, and the region’s major markets were closed due to Good Friday. The Japanese Nikkei 225 rose 0.39% in early trade as Fast Retailing heavyweight stocks rose 2.94%. In contrast, the Topix index fell by 0.3%. South Korean Kospi rose 0.1% as automaker Hyundai Motor’s shares rose 2.99%. The markets in Australia, Hong …

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Prehistoric monkeys rafted across the Atlantic to South America

It is believed that the prehistoric Ucayalipithecus monkeys undertook the more than 900 mile journey across the Atlantic (at that time a narrower ocean) on floating vegetation islands that may have broken off the coast during a tropical storm. “It would have been extremely difficult, although very small animals the size of Ucayalipithecus would have an advantage over larger mammals …

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