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#BREAKING NEWS
1.5 Million Confirmed #COVID19
cases in #China
"Guo Wengui"
A powerfully connected Chinese businessman is putting his life in danger to to warn us.

#Coronavirus truth in China is being hidden from the world

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This is a 15 page thread on the origins of #COVID19

Included are scientific reports from the #Wuhan Virology Lab confirming a man made #coronavirus using the #SARSCoV2 virus strain.

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•21 Million cellphones have been dissconnected in China.
•In #CommunistChina it is not possible to survive without a cellphone.
•China has made it mandatory to have an app that stores all personal I.d, bank numbers, health records etc..
•A digital #COVID19 certificate
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PM briefing: PMJT beings by saying that he welcomes the Bank of Canada announcement. Strong fiscal action best thing govt can do. Wants to speak to small businesses in particular today. Understands small businesses can't keep employees on payroll but no income #cdnpoli #COVID19
#BREAKING the Prime Minister announces the government will pay up to 75% of wages for qualifying companies and will be backdated to Sunday March 15th #cdnpoli #COVID19
Storefront businesses will also qualify for $40,000 loans with up to $10,000 forgiven #cdnpoli #COVID19
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Pradhan Mantri Gareeb Kalyan Ann Yojna(for next 3 months):80 cr poor ppl covered(2/3rd of India’s population), in addition to already allotted 5Kg of rice/wheat per person,an additional 5kg will be free. Additional 1kg pulse (acc to regional preference) will be given,announces FM
8.69 crore farmers to be immediately benefited through Direct cash transfers. Installment of Rs 2000 in the first week of April will be transferred: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
Track #LIVE updates here bit.ly/2QNPtJv
Wage increase in MGNREGA- 5 crore families benefited, an increase of Rs 2000 per worker on average as additional income, announces FM Sitharaman

Track #LIVE updates here bit.ly/2QNPtJv
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#BREAKING: California Gov. Gavin Newsom says 1 million people in the state have now filed for unemployment. (Thread)
#DEVELOPING: California Gov. Gavin Newsom announces Wells Fargo, Citi, and JP Morgan Chase are committing to a 90-forbearance on mortgage payments in the state amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

He called out Bank of America for only offering a 30-day forbearance to homeowners.
#DEVELOPING: U.S. Bank is also committing to offering California homeowners a 90-forbearance on mortgage payments.
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This morning I woke up as usual 4am to see me TRENDING at #1. The trend left at 10K tweets. Then I started reading the tweets. The same people who call me insane, fake news, mad woman etc were praising my Journalism skills😲
I'm not FALLING FOR IT Nigeria🙄🇳🇬 Nobody Supports me
If everyone donated N1000 to my Journalism fund, I can build my own TV studio, radio station, digital center and school. We will raise millions tonight CROWDFUNDING. Then I will be the main channel in Nigeria after my bro Sowore.
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I will set up @gofundme to help me crowdfund it over there too. Fund-raising is Professional begging & I need my own media house. I want u to know the TRUTH OR I'M LEAVING this country after the disease to join the @CDCgov or @CVSHealth my fmr employer😢
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#BREAKING Edelstein resigns as Knesset Speaker
Edelstein says the Supreme Court's decision this week "is not based on the language of the law but on a one-sided extreme interpretation" and is "destroying the Knesset's work...undermining the foundations of Israeli democracy."
"I will not let Israel deteriorate into anarchy," Edelstein says. "I will not be part of a civil war. I will act in the spirit of Menachem Begin, who in the days of the Altalena prevented civil war...We must unite."

And then he quit.
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#BREAKING on @OANN: White House & Senate has come to an agreement on a $2 Trillion coronavirus relief package.
Details:

• $1,200 checks to Americans
• $367B loan program for small businesses
• Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin: Pres. is "very pleased" with bill, meaning he will likely sign it
• Text of bill to be circulated tomorrow, vote will likely follow.
Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell on bill: “It will deliver historic relief to main street America through hundreds of billions of dollars in emergency loans so more small businesses can survive this & keep paying their workers.”
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#Breaking: The Senate and the Trump administration agree a massive $2 trillion stimulus package to address economic fallout from the coronavirus, after days of partisan bickering over details in the bill
#Developments: Since @senatemajldr, @SenSchumer, and @stevenmnuchin1 came to an agreement early this morning several hiccups occurred. Thread/1
@LindseyGrahamSC, @SenSasse, @SenRickScott and @SenatorTimScott object to expanded unemployment benefits provision.
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#BREAKING Sources tell Global News the government and the opposition have a deal in principle with the new draft legislation. The House is about to be recalled according to multiple sources. #cdnpoli #Coronavirus #COVID19
Sources told @globalnews the new draft was expected to drop controversial portions that allowed for sweeping and unprecedented powers of borrowing and spending for cabinet Ministers #cdnpoli #COVID19 #coronavirus
Adding to be clear: we are reporting sources say deal in principle. Sources said MPs had not seen final text hence principle not final. We'll see if final text reflects discussions. Very strong desire to do this as quickly as possible on all sides. #cdnpoli #COVID19 #coronavirus
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#BREAKING: The White House Coronavirus Task Force gives an update on its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Thread)
#DEVELOPING: President Trump says that 4,000 ventilators are being distributed to New York. (Thread)
#DEVELOPING: Dr. Deborah Birx says 370,000 coronavirus tests have been conducted nationwide. (Thread)

*Still working to take at-home samples to be transported to laboratories.
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#BREAKING PM Scott Morrison announces new restrictions to deal with coronavirus

From midnight tomorrow night, the following are closed:
- food court in shopping centres
- auction houses
- open house inspections
- outdoor and indoor markets (excluding food markets)
- beauticians and tattoo parlours are closing
- hairdressers and barbers can continue with strict controls, and half hour time limits
- amusement parks and arcades are closing
- play centres closed too
- boot camps and personal training limited to 10 people
- weddings can continue only where it’s the couple, the celebrant and witnesses (5 people)
- funerals need to be limited to no more than 10 people

PM says those two are not easy decisions
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#BREAKING Global News has learned that tomorrow the Government will introduce legislation that gives sweeping powers to Finance Minister Bill Morneau, including the power to unilaterally raise, lower, change taxes without Parliamentary approval #cdnpoli #CoronaVirus #COVID19
#Exclusive Global News has seen a copy of the legislation that the Liberals will introduce tomorrow giving sweeping new powers to Fin Min Morneau to tax and spend without Parliamentary approval. Story by @amandacconn & me globalnews.ca/news/6720551/j… #cdnpoli #CoronaVirus #COVID19
Finance Minister Bill Morneau's proposed new powers to tax and spend without Parliamentary approval, including the ability to raise taxes, would be in place until December of 2021 under the proposed legislation #cdnpoli #CoronaVirus #COVID19
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#BREAKING Ontario Premier Doug Ford orders all snowbirds & Cdns returning home to self isolate. Orders all non-essential business to shutdown. Essential manufacturers, supply chain providers, supermarkets, pharmacies, takeout restaurants & LCBO open #COVID19 #Coronavirus #OnPoli
Businesses have until midnight tomorrow to shut down. Ontario govt will release a list of what is to close down.
@l_stone asks for clarity on what is considered an essential vs non-essential business eg: is a construction site essential or not? Premier Ford says more info tomorrow on which businesses are essential and not.
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"Enough is enough. Go home and stay home... we're going to make sure this happens... nothing that could help is off the table." PM says they will try by education first but enforcement if necessary #cdnpoli #COVID19 #coronavirus
PM announces an educational advertizing campaign to get people to stay home featuring high profile Canadians... but not having seen the ads will not be an excuse #cdnpoli #COVID19 #coronavirus
PM says there will be $5 billion for farmers to borrow to keep food growing and on Canadian tables #cdnpoli #COVID19 #coronavirus
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#YEMEN
Yemeni Military Spox : @army21ye :Today we review some numbers and information on the confrontations of five years of steadfastness and of the challenge, despite the huge difference in the number and equipment between Yemen and its enemies.
1-The Yemeni armed forces succeeded in countering the fierce aggressive attack, even though it was outside the scope of the military and combat readiness to start the aggression.
2-The aggression raids announced by us are limited to what was monitored, and there are raids that were not monitored, especially during the first years of the aggression.
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#BREAKING More than one billion people have been asked to stay home in more than 50 countries and territories around the world as governments battle the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe, according to an AFP tally
#BREAKING Spain death toll tops 2,000 after 462 deaths in 24 hours: govt
#BREAKING Global death toll from #coronavirus passes 15,000: AFP tally
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Tokyo Olympics likely to be postponed but don't waste ur time on doing % of GDP calculation of meaning to Japan as the circumstance in which the Olympic is cancelled can only be described as DIRE.

Last time it was canceled? WWII (1944, 1940) & WWI (1916).

Yep, we're here.
Abe: Current state of the world not appropriate for Olympics.

There we go. 😬😬😬
Hong Kong to ban all tourists, transit travelers.

This is where we are: Hong Kong prides itself as a connector to Asia & world & it doesn't want to do it at the moment due to the virus.

This is a regional hub.

😬😬😬
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Okeechobee County Commissioner Bryant Culpepper at emergency meeting says you can kill coronavirus by holding a blow dryer up to your nose after he saw it on “reliable source” OANN, warns “there’s a lot of baloney out there on social media” #BecauseFlorida
At prior emergency meeting, Culpepper said his son discovered coronavirus “cure” on website that sells “nano ozone vapor” device hunters use to mask their scent from deer (he’s ordered 5 of them) and he hopes the White House is watching #BecauseFlorida lakeokeechobeenews.com/government/oke…
For the record: the reasonable and VERY patient woman in the first video is Tiffany Collins of the Florida Department of Health in Okeechobee County. This is her complete response to Commissioner Culpepper at the March 20th 2020 emergency COVID-19 meeting. okeechobee.floridahealth.gov/about-us/colli…
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.@TelanganaCMO KCR starts address on #TelanganaFightsCorona at Pragati Bhavan
KCR says, five new persons testeed positive for #corona today, taking total number to 26
#TelanganaFightsCorona
All of them have returned from foreign countries and they are under treatment and in stable condition, says KCR.
#TelanganaFightsCorona
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Another death recorded in #BC bringing total up to 1. We have 74 new cases of #COVIDー19 bringing total up to 424. Dr. Bonnie Henry says latest death linked to #LynnValley Care Centre in #NorthVancouver. @NEWS1130
#BREAKING More secondary businesses ordered to shutter in #BC include hair salons and other “personal” service establishments. @NEWS1130
Henry now explaining how she hopes to “flatten the curve” in #BC. She says social distancing measures are key to keeping everyone safe. He voice shakes again as she stresses how crucial it is these orders are followed. @NEWS1130
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#BREAKING: Now it’s official, Bangkok Metropolitan Authority announces the closure of more venues, such as shopping malls. from Mar 22 to Apr 12 to contain the spread of #COVID19. Supermarkets and restaurants (no dine-in) will remain open.

See following tweets for full details.
Full list of closures in Bangkok from Mar 22 to Apr 12 (1/3):
- restaurants (no dine-in, takeaway and delivery online)
- shopping malls (except supermarkets)
- non-food markets
- spas, beauty salons, barber shops
- pet salons
- skate parks, bowling centers, arcades

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Full list of closures in Bangkok from Mar 22 to Apr 12 (⅔):

- internet cafes
- golf courses and driving ranges
- swimming pools
- cock fighting venues (stop giggling!)
- amulet shops
- conference and exhibition venues
- tattoo shops
- at-home nanny and nursery services

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#BREAKING:#MahanAir staff recently told me & other journalists how their airline has played key role in #CoronaVirus pandemic in #Iran. Now they are forced by #Mahan's security department to sign a NDA!From now on if they talk to media, they will be prosecuted by #IRGC Intel Org!
This part of this new non-disclosure agreement says that #MahanAir's CEO,Hamid Arab-Nejad & the Deputy Finance Officer, Reza Namak-Shenas are owner of all information in #MahanAir & if any one of personnel leak that to media, they can easily report him/her to the security forces!
All of this happened after #Mahan's flight attendants told #Shargh newspaper that they were not allowed to wear face mask & gloves during flights to #China & also they were not put under 14 days quarantine! #MahanAir has threatened journalists of #Shargh daily over this article!
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#BREAKING Millions could die if virus allowed to spread unchecked, says UN chief
#BREAKING US coronavirus cases now over 10,000, more than 150 dead, according to tracker
#BREAKING Italy overtakes China's #coronavirus death toll: AFP tally
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Delhi High Court will shortly hear plea by #Nirbhaya convicts against the Trial Court order refusing to stay the execution of death warrant.

The four convicts are scheduled to be hanged tomorrow ie. March 20 at 5:30 am.

#NirbhayaCase
Standing Counsel (Crl) for Delhi Govt, Rahul Mehra, Nirbhaya's parents and counsel for convicts, Adv AP Singh present in Court.

#NirbhayaCase
Matter to be heard by a Division Bench headed by Justice Manmohan.

#NirbhayaCase
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