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New York 'cautiously optimistic' as daily count of COVID-19 patients in ICU across state drops for first time since coronavirus outbreak
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New York 'cautiously optimistic' as daily count of COVID-19 patients in ICU across state drops for first time since coronavirus outbreak

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday that the number of coronavirus patients in intensive care units across the state dropped in the last day, offering a glimmer of hope that the surge in critical care hospitalizations might be leveling off.

Coronavirus Outbreak: New York State records highest number of deaths in single day with one person dying every 2 and a half mins from COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: New York State records highest number of deaths in single day with one person dying every 2 and a half mins from COVID-19

The New York State reported its highest number of 562 COVID-19 deaths in a single day, with a person dying almost every two-and-a-half minutes, as Governor Andrew Cuomo allowed redistribution of ventilators and protective gear to hospitals with greater need.

New York's toll touches 3,000 as city emerges as US coronavirus hotspot; Donald Trump urges action on critical aid
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New York's toll touches 3,000 as city emerges as US coronavirus hotspot; Donald Trump urges action on critical aid

New York authorities mobilized to head off a potential public health disaster in the city on Wednesday, with its emergence as the nation's biggest coronavirus hot spot a warning flare and perhaps a cautionary tale for the rest of the country.

Seattle woman writes her experience as coronavirus patient and journey to recovery on Facebook; post goes viral
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Seattle woman writes her experience as coronavirus patient and journey to recovery on Facebook; post goes viral

A recent Facebook post by a woman named Elizabeth Schneider, who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, has gone viral on social media

New York City reports first coronavirus case; US ramps up measures to contain outbreak, imposes limits on travellers who visited Iran
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New York City reports first coronavirus case; US ramps up measures to contain outbreak, imposes limits on travellers who visited Iran

Trump said on Sunday that travelers to the United States from countries at high risk of coronavirus would be screened before boarding and on arrival, without specifying which countries.

Sailor George Mendonsa photographed in iconic Times Square kiss image dies at 95, two days before birthday
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Sailor George Mendonsa photographed in iconic Times Square kiss image dies at 95, two days before birthday

George Mendonsa was shown kissing Greta Zimmer Friedman, a dental assistant in a nurse's uniform, on 14 August, 1945 — known as V-J Day, the day Japan surrendered to the United States. People spilled into the New York City streets to celebrate the news

Infosys sets up digital innovation and design centre in Providence, US; hires 100 locals
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Infosys sets up digital innovation and design centre in Providence, US; hires 100 locals

India's second-largest IT services firm Infosys has set up a digital innovation and design centre in Providence, US, and said it has hired over 100 people in the state of Rhode Island

Software major Infosys plans to recruit people with liberal arts, design skills background
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Software major Infosys plans to recruit people with liberal arts, design skills background

Earlier in June this year, Infosys had partnered with the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) to train about 1,000 designers over the next two years.

Three dead as 'bomb cyclone' batters eastern US; Over 3000 flights cancelled, schools and offices remain closed
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Three dead as 'bomb cyclone' batters eastern US; Over 3000 flights cancelled, schools and offices remain closed

An intense 'bomb cyclone' battered the US East Coast on Thursday with high winds and heavy snowfalls, leaving thousands of flights cancelled, numerous schools and offices closed and millions of Americans bracing for potential power shortages

Infosys to setup a design and innovation hub in Rhode Island; hire 500 Americans in next 5 years
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Infosys to setup a design and innovation hub in Rhode Island; hire 500 Americans in next 5 years

The hiring of 500 Americans in Rhode Island is part of Infosys' announcement in May to recruit 10,000 Americans by setting up four such hubs across the US.

15 states, District of Columbia sue Donald Trump administration over ending DACA: 'President's plan cruel, shortsighted'
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15 states, District of Columbia sue Donald Trump administration over ending DACA: 'President's plan cruel, shortsighted'

Fifteen states and the District of Columbia sued the US government to block President Donald Trump's plan to end protection against deportation for young immigrants who New York's attorney general labeled the "best of America."

Paris Climate Agreement: Four US states join alliance committed to upholding deal
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Paris Climate Agreement: Four US states join alliance committed to upholding deal

The governors of four US states (including two Republicans) are joining a bipartisan coalition of states which shall work to meet the goals of the Paris Deal.

India, US officials hold dialogue, discuss maritime security cooperation
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India, US officials hold dialogue, discuss maritime security cooperation

Top Indian and American officials discussed ways to strengthen maritime security cooperation during the two-day India-US Maritime Security Dialogue in Rhode Island

First offshore wind farm in US will start energy production in coming days despite hiccups
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First offshore wind farm in US will start energy production in coming days despite hiccups

There has been a hiccup at the nation's first offshore wind farm as it prepares to start delivering power. Deepwater Wind, which owns the five-turbine farm off Block Island, Rhode Island, says one turbine is not turning.

Nobel Physics Prize winners: All you need to know about mugs, donuts and quantum computing
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Nobel Physics Prize winners: All you need to know about mugs, donuts and quantum computing

The Nobel Physics prize was the second of the awards to be given away, on Tuesday, to a Birtish trio — scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz for revealing the secrets of exotic matter.

Acrobats fall during US circus stunt, 9 seriously injured
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Acrobats fall during US circus stunt, 9 seriously injured

A support frame collapsed during a hair-hanging stunt at a US circus performance Sunday, sending eight acrobats falling to the ground.

Bob Dylan's electric guitar sells for nearly $1 million
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Bob Dylan's electric guitar sells for nearly $1 million

On Friday, the Fender Stratocaster that Dylan plugged in at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sold for nearly $1 million — the highest price ever paid for a guitar at auction.

Women scientists, Wikipedia under microscope in US
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Women scientists, Wikipedia under microscope in US

Look up a female scientist or technologist on Wikipedia, and you might not find what you're looking for...