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MOSCOW — Russian authorities have reported a record 14,000 new coronavirus cases , the latest daily spike in infections.

Russia, which has the world’s fourth-largest confirmed coronavirus caseload of more than 1.3 million, has been reporting over 10,000 new cases for 11 straight days, The 14,231 new infections on Wednesday is the highest number since the beginning of the pandemic.

Most of the virus restrictions in the county have been lifted over the summer. Despite the rapid resurgence of the outbreak, Russian authorities have dismissed suggestions of a second national lockdown.

In Moscow, which has been reporting over 4,000 new cases every day since Saturday, officials recommended that the elderly to self-isolate at home and ordered employers to have 30% of their staff work from home. Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin also extended school holidays by one week.

On Wednesday, Sobyanin said school students from 6th to 11th grades will shift

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Thai Police to contact UAE embassy after reports fugitive Vorayuth lives in Dubai

BANGKOK, Oct 13 (The Nation Thailand/ANN): The Thai police will send a letter to the embassy of the United Arab Emirates inquiring about the whereabouts of Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya, a fugitive in a 2012 hit-and-run case, assistant National Police chief Pol General Jaruwat Waisaya has announced.

The letter will be sent by the Foreign Affairs Division of the Royal Thai Police.

There were reports recently that Vorayuth was residing in Dubai in the UAE after global travel was restricted by the Covid-19 outbreak.

“We want to confirm with the local authorities whether he is in the UAE or not. If he is, we will coordinate with them to extradite him to Thailand so he can face trial,” he added.

The International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) on Oct 2 issued a red notice to member countries to track down Vorayuth, after the Office of the Attorney-General announced in September that prosecutors

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Trump turned his hotels, resorts into ‘Beltway’s new back rooms,’ New York Times reports

Trump attended 34 political fundraisers at his hotels and resorts that brought in $3 million in revenue, the Times reported.

“Sometimes he lined up his donors to ask what they needed from the government,” the Times said.

Brian Ballard, a Florida lobbyist and confidant of the president, joined Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida midway through Trump’s presidency, the paper reported. Associates later said he did this because the president wanted him to “ante up,” the Times said.

Ballard dismissed any accusations questioning his membership at Mar-a-Lago, the Times reported, and called the idea, in part, “ridiculous.”

PHOTO: President Donald Trump walks to the White House residence after exiting Marine One on the South Lawn on June 25, 2020, in Washington.

President Donald Trump walks

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White House overruled CDC on school reopening and cruise guidelines, reports say

Media reports in recent weeks suggest top White House officials overruled CDC on guidelines concerning the reopening of schools and cruise line operations. Meanwhile, former FDA commissioners are raising concerns about reports the White House could try to intervene on vaccine standards for the new coronavirus.

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US new coronavirus cases top 7.2M, deaths surpass 205K

U.S. officials as of Wednesday morning reported a total of 7,219,800 cases of the novel coronavirus virus since the country’s epidemic began—up from 7,176,500 cases reported as of Tuesday morning.

According to data from the New York Times, the rates of newly reported coronavirus cases are “staying high” in Puerto Rico and 22 states that have had a daily average of at least 15 newly reported cases per 100,000 people over the past week. Those states are Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas,

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Greek cruise says ‘no cases of covid-19’ after initial reports that crew members tested positive

Greek authorities confirmed Tuesday that 12 cruise ship crew members who tested positive for coronavirus on Monday have tested negative in three subsequent tests — leading to concerns that the original results were false positives.

The Mein Schiff 6, a Maltese-flagged ship run by Germany-based TUI Cruises, set out on Sunday night along the Greek island of Crete with 922 passengers and 666 crew members. The 12 crew members in question tested positive for the virus during a random sampling of 150 staff members. TUI Cruises said at the time said they were all asymptomatic and had been isolated.

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By Tuesday, the company said it had conducted further tests and concluded “there are no cases” of covid-19 aboard the ship. The company said Greek authorities had additionally confirmed their findings.

“Following a false alarm caused

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Hundreds of Dubai-bound passengers stranded in India after COVID-19 test reports from some labs are rejected

Dubai: Hundreds of Dubai-bound passengers were stranded in India on Monday as they were carrying COVDI-19 test reports from labs that have not been approved to travel.

As first reported by Gulf News on Sunday, results from Suryam Lab in Jaipur, Micro Health Laboratory in cities of Kerala, Dr. P. Bhasin Pathlabs in Delhi and Noble Diagnostic Centre in Delhi were rejected in the case of Dubai-bound passengers, according to an announcement by Air India Express (AIE). Other Indian airlines such as Spice Jet and Indigo also announced the same later.

More than 250 passengers, who were scheduled to fly on AIE and Spice Jet with test reports from Micro Health in Kerala alone, were turned away from various airports in the south Indian state on Monday, officials and passengers told Gulf News.

“A total of 117 passengers did not travel on Air India Express flight from Kannur. Rebooking has

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Covid 19 coronavirus: Transtasman travel bubble within weeks – Australian reports

A travel bubble between New Zealand and New South Wales could be open within weeks, according to reports out of Australia.

But travel inside the bubble would initially only be one-way with Kiwis heading to Australia, and restricted to those living in the South Island.

With community outbreaks of coronavirus in hand both here and in the premier state, the federal government would initially only allow for Kiwi residents to come to Australia, according to a report from the Sunday Telegraph.

Those travellers wouldn’t be required to quarantine once they arrived in Australia.

It’s expected New South Wales residents would later be able to also travel here by Christmas time.

This morning Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told TVNZ1’s Breakfast this morning a state-by-state trans-Tasman bubble was “possible” before Christmas.

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News.com.au is reporting the federal government has approached the New South Wales government to discuss different options.

At the same time

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Cruise Market 2020 : Top Countries Data, Market Size, Share Analysis to 2026 with Business Opportunities and Growth Forecast by 360 Research Reports

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Sep 25, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Cruise Market” is valued at 47480 million USD in 2020 is expected to reach 66610 million USD by the end of 2026, growing at a CAGR of 4.9% during 2021-2026, According to New Research Study. 360 Research Reports provides key analysis on the global market in a report, titled “Cruise Market by Types (Contemporary Cruise, Premium Cruise, Luxury Cruise, Others), Applications (Transportation, Entertainment, Others) and Region – Global Forecast to 2026” Browse Market data Tables and Figures spread through 94 Pages and in-depth TOC on Cruise Market.

COVID-19 can affect the global economy in three main ways: by directly affecting production and demand, by creating supply chain and market disruption, and by its financial impact on firms and financial markets.

Final Report will add the analysis of the impact of

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