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Trump says he will speak with Putin to discuss oil market and trade

Trump says he will speak with Putin to discuss oil market and trade

President Donald Trump said he will be speaking with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday. He said they are expected to talk about the oil fight between Russia and Saudi Arabia. “Right after this call, I’m speaking to a gentleman named Vladimir Putin,” Trump said on “Fox & Friends.” The two will be talking about…MORE

DoD isolating critical troops and commanders to be ready in a crisis amid pandemic

DoD isolating critical troops and commanders to be ready in a crisis amid pandemic

Some of the most critical US senior military commanders and nuclear and special operations forces are now operating under extraordinary protection measures to ensure that in the event of a sudden security crisis, including any potential nuclear mission, there will be enough healthy troops and leaders to carry out orders as the coronavirus pandemic grows.…MORE

America’s terrible, growing coronavirus death toll makes Trump accept reality

America’s terrible, growing coronavirus death toll makes Trump accept reality

Even President Donald Trump, a serial spinner of his own political realities, accepted science’s dire truth in ditching an Easter target to open up the US economy with the coronavirus pandemic set to take a savage turn. Trump’s extension of social distancing guidelines until April 30 is a highly significant move that means American life…MORE

Civil liberties in the time of coronavirus

Civil liberties in the time of coronavirus

As the number of deaths caused by coronavirus climbs in America, new civil liberties dilemmas have emerged for governments trying to protect public health without unconstitutionally limiting individual rights. The controversy that erupted Saturday when President Donald Trump threatened state quarantines was only the latest dispute over how the country balances individual liberties with community…MORE

US could see millions of coronavirus cases and 100,000 or more deaths, Fauci says

US could see millions of coronavirus cases and 100,000 or more deaths, Fauci says

The nation’s top infectious disease expert said Sunday that based on models, the United States could eventually see 100,000 or more deaths from the novel coronavirus, which has already claimed more than 2,000 American lives as cases surge across the US. “Whenever the models come in, they give a worst-case scenario and a best-case scenario.…MORE

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