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Prof Suspended After Saying 'I Hope They All Get It and Die'West Virginia's Marshall University on Friday said it had put one of its assistant professors on administrative leave after she allegedly said in a virtual lecture that she hoped President Trump's supporters who forgo masks become infected with the coronavirus and die prior to the November election. The Hill reports...
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A man casts his ballot at a polling station, in Rome, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. On Sunday and Monday Italians are called to vote nationwide in a referendum to confirm a historical change to the country's constitution to drastically reduce the number of Members of Parliament from 945 to 600. Eighteen million of Italian citizens will also vote on Sunday and Monday to renew local governors in seven regions, along with mayors in approximately 1,000 cities. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Italians vote in 7 regional contests shaped by pandemic Italians in seven regions are heading to the polls for two days of voting shaped by the COVID-19 pandemic
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FILE - In this Friday, June 26, 2020 file photo a woman looks at face masks for sale, in Stockholm. (Stina Stjernkvist/TT News Agency via AP, File)
Sweden spared surge of virus cases but many questions remainSweden’s relatively low-key approach to coronavirus lockdowns captured the world’s attention when the pandemic first hit Europe
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 30, 2020, file photo, a pedestrian wearing a mask walks in front of a billboard displaying California flags in San Francisco during the coronavirus outbreak. California's death count from the coronavirus surpassed 15,000 on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020 even as the state saw widespread improvement in infection levels. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
The Latest: California tops 15K deaths; infection rate fallsCalifornia’s death count from the coronavirus has surpassed 15,000 even as the state sees widespread improvement in infection levels
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Factory Leaks Disease That Afflicts ThousandsA Chinese pharmaceutical factory has apparently leaked an illness into the air and infected thousands of people, Global News reports. Chinese officials say the factory was producing vaccines for animals with brucellosis—also known as Malta fever or Mediterranean fever—when bacteria vented out and infected at least 3,245...
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Children play next to a man holding a banner showing children in a concentration camp and a paraphrase from a statement by Romanian President Klaus Iohannis that reads "Children get used to unpleasant things easily" during a protest in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Several hundred Romanians, including many families with young children, held a protest in the country's capital against measures meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus, especially social distancing and the mandatory use of masks in schools. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Virus measures targeted by protesters despite case spikesHundreds of demonstrators gathered in London’s Trafalgar Square while protesters in Tel Aviv waved signs on beaches as Israel entered a new lockdown Saturday
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Member state flags fly outside the United Nations headquarters, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in New York.  With the COVID-19 pandemic still circling the globe, world leaders are skipping their annual gathering in New York and will make pre-recorded speeches this week on the state of a deeply divided world turned topsy-turvy. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Pandemic retools diplomacy as world leaders gather virtuallyWith the pandemic still in force, world leaders are skipping the annual U.N. General Assembly gathering in New York
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A woman holds a cross and a mobile phone during a protest in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Several hundred Romanians, including many families with young children, held a protest in the country's capital against measures meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus, especially social distancing and the mandatory use of masks in schools. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Romanian families protest mandatory use of masks in schoolSeveral hundred Romanians, including many families with young children, have protested in the Bucharest against measures to curb the spread of coronavirus, especially social distancing and the mandatory use of masks in schools
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Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., right, speaks next to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., during a news conference about COVID-19, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Democrats face quandary on vaccine support as election nearsPresident Donald Trump is escalating his promise for a coronavirus vaccine before Election Day
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People sit outside on a street closed to traffic to try to reduce the spread of coronavirus so bars, cafes and restaurants can continue to stay open, in the Chinatown area of central London, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. Fresh nationwide lockdown restrictions in England appear to be on the cards soon as the British government targeted more areas Friday in an attempt to suppress a sharp spike in new coronavirus infections. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Police, protesters clash as London eyes tighter virus rulesPolice in London have clashed with protesters at a rally against coronavirus restrictions
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South Korean K-pop group BTS members salute to their national flag during a ceremony marking the National Youth Day at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (Lee Jin-wook/Yonhap via AP)
The Latest: South Korea's daily virus total drops slightlySouth Korea’s new coronavirus tally has fallen below 100 for the first time in more than a month, as the country’s recent viral resurgence is gradually easing
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CDC Reverses Advice That Riled ExpertsAfter health officials objected to changes in government guidance about whether people without coronavirus symptoms should be tested, the advice has been changed again. As of Friday, Politico reports, the CDC straightforwardly states that if you've spent at least 15 minutes within six feet of a person who has contracted...
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