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World News - Coronavirus: South Korea has more recovered patients than sick - March 28 (UPI) -- South Korean health officials said Saturday that for the first time since the country's first confirmed coronavirus case, there have been more recoveries than active cases.

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World News -- Israel seeks hotels for returning citizens to be quarantined at Passover -- The Israeli Defense Ministry called for proposals Friday, seeking hotels to house citizens returning to celebrate Passover and in need of quarantine.

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World News -- Iran calls on U.S. to release detained scientist -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javid Zarif demanded Friday that the United States release an Iranian scientist he says is being unlawfully detained.

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World News -- Fighting erupts at Chinese bridge between Hubei, Jiangxi provinces -- Police in China clashed with each other and with people trying to cross a bridge between Hubei and Jiangxi provinces, according to footage uploaded to Chinese social media on Friday.

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World News -- U.N. says world losing coronavirus fight; cases top 500,000 -- The United Nations warned the world is losing its battle with the coronavirus as the number of infections exponentially increases and the global caseload soared past 500,000 Friday.

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World News -- Russia, China petition for easing of sanctions on North Korea -- Eight countries including China, North Korea and Russia are demanding the easing of sanctions in response to the global coronavirus pandemic, according to a Russian press report.

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World News -- Maduro, Venezuelan officials reject U.S. drug trafficking charges -- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the government in Caracas have dismissed drug trafficking charges from the United States, arguing that they have actually been aggressive in fighting the narcotics trade.

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World News -- South Korea leader attributes Cheonan sinking to the North -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in publicly acknowledged Friday the sinking of the warship Cheonan was carried out by North Korean forces.

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World News -- Former Pakistani PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi faces charges, arrest -- Former Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi faced criminal charges and an arrest warrant Friday, accused of making illegal hirings during his time as petroleum resources minister.

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World News -- British PM Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday he's tested positive for the coronavirus disease, but has so far experienced only mild symptoms.

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World News -- Sikh families demand investigation into Afghan temple attack -- The families of multiple Sikh worshipers killed this week in an attack at a temple in Afghanistan's capital are demanding a government investigation.

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World News -- South Korean PM: Coronavirus fight still a 'long-term battle' -- While South Korea has managed to stabilize the spread of COVID-19, Prime Minister Chung Se-kyun warned against complacency on Friday and said the country was still preparing for a "long-term battle" with the disease.

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U.S. News -- U.S. charges Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro, others with drug trafficking -- U.S. Attorney General William Barr announced drug trafficking charges on Thursday against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and other senior regime officials.

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World News -- 2 rockets hit Baghdad's Green Zone -- Two Katyusha rockets landed in Baghdad's fortified Green Zone that houses the U.S. embassy, other foreign missions and Iraqi government buildings early Thursday, the Iraqi military said.

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World News -- G20 leaders to inject $5T in global economy to curb coronavirus effects -- Leaders of the G20 nations on Thursday said they would inject $5 trillion into the global economy in an attempt to soften the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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World News -- U.S. cuts humanitarian aid to Yemen -- The United States is cutting back on the aid it sends to Yemen amid interference by Houthi rebels, the U.S. Agency for International Development said.

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World News -- Sentences commuted for South Korean couple charged in baby's death -- A South Korean couple charged with the murder of their 7-month-old infant received a reduced sentence on Thursday following a second trial.

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Rhode Island actively stopping New Yorkers to quarantine

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Nearly 30M Americans brace for severe weather outbreak, tornado threat

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FDA fast-tracks 15-minute COVID-19 test

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Trump praises healthcare workers as USNS Comfort deploys

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Civil rights icon Rev. Joseph Lowery dies at 98

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