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Trudeau Won't Visit Trump. Most Canadians Don't Want To Cross The Border Either

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| When Canada's prime minister opted not to meet President Trump this week, it sent a message about his country's mood: Most of his fellow citizens want to keep the border closed over coronavirus fears.

Amid New Surge In Virus Cases, Israel's Top Public Health Official Resigns

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Siegal Sadetzki said Tuesday that Israeli leaders ignored her warnings and the country reopened too fast. "The compass handling the pandemic lost its direction," she said in her resignation letter.

U.N. Predicts Rise In Diseases That Jump From Animals To Humans

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Zoonotic pathogens, which include not only COVID-19, but HIV/AIDS and Ebola, have increasingly emerged due to stresses humans have placed on animal habitats, according to a new United Nations report.

ICE: Foreign Students Must Leave The U.S. If Their Colleges Go Online-Only This Fall

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New federal rules will prohibit international students from completing fully online courses of study while in the U.S. Monday's announcement comes as more colleges release their plans for the fall.

Australia Closes Interstate Border Because Of Coronavirus Outbreak

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Victoria, whose capital city is Melbourne, has logged 127 cases in the last 24 hours, which accounts for more than 90% of Australia's infections during that period, according to national data.

Survey: 3% Of Americans Moved Due To The Pandemic

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Among the young, the numbers shot up: 9% of adults 18-29 have moved due to the coronavirus. Some people moved to avoid catching the virus, while others were forced by the closing of college campuses.

In Miami, Rolling Back Openings To Contain The Coronavirus Surge

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In Miami, local officials have ordered a rollback of some reopening measures because of the region's soaring coronavirus cases. Gyms have to close and in-person dining at restaurants is prohibited.

France's Louvre Reopens Most Of The Museum — Sans Big Crowds

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One museumgoer says it's a "much more comfortable experience" to view the Mona Lisa without the mobs of tourists. The Louvre put in place mask-wearing, one-way paths and other distancing measures.

Britain Announces A $2 Billion Rescue Package For The Arts

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The package, announced Sunday, includes grants and loans that theaters, museums, live music venues and others can use to pay salaries and maintenance costs as they try to survive during the pandemic.