The Daily Populous

Saturday March 14th, 2020 morning edition

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For once, the conversation over closing the US-Mexico border is being driven b Mexican health officials who say they are considering shutting out Americans to keep coronavirus out of their country.

There are currently more than 2,000 cases of the virus in the US and it is spreading rapidly.

At a press conference on Friday, health minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell said: 'Mexico wouldn't bring the virus to the United States, rather the United States would bring it here.

'The possible flow of coronavirus would come from the north to the south.

'If it were technically necessary, we would consider mechanisms of restriction or stronger surveillance,' he said.

Health minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell said: 'Mexico wouldn't bring the virus to the United States, rather the United States would bring it here.

On Friday, Trump tweeted: 'To this point, and because we have had a very strong border policy, we have had 40 deaths related to CoronaVirus. »

Sarah Palin In A Fursuit Perfectly Embodies The Surreal Horror Of 2020

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There’s a single image that perfectly embodies the prolonged fever dream of 2020, and it’s the sight of former Alaskan governor Sarah Palin wearing a full-body fursuit, rapping “Baby Got Back.”.

“The bear is part of my nickname growing up and the whole ‘Mama Bear’ thing, and they’re in Alaska,” Palin said.

With all of the paranoia-inducing headlines coming out of 2020, perhaps we all did. »

'I didn't do it': Trump shuns responsibility for cutting pandemic team before White House cuts mic of reporter asking 'nasty question'

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Donald Trump shifted blame for cutting his administration's global health security team in 2018, telling a reporter who asked whether he takes responsibility that she asked a "nasty question".

PBS White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor asked why the president doesn't "take responsibility" for the administration's slow response to the Covid-19 outbreak despite his disbanding of a White House office on pandemic response.

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White House Responds to Justin Bieber Deportation Petition

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The White House has responded to a petition started in January to deport Justin Bieber following his Miami arrest for DUI, resisting arrest and driving with an expired license.

PHOTOS: Justin Bieber Turns 20: The Superstar's Life and Career in Pictures.

"Deport Justin Bieber and Revoke His Green Card" received almost 275,000 signatures, well over the 100,000 minimum that requires an official White House response. »

I ricercatori cinesi portano in dono a Roma l’antivirale di Wuhan

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È il primo atto della missione del team di medici ed esperti della Commissione sanitaria di Pechino, in tutto 9 persone (6 uomini e 3 donne), sbarcato nella Capitale giovedì sera.

Gli scienziati resteranno in Italia 10 giorni, andranno anche a Padova e Milano e già venerdì sera hanno cominciato a studiare l’epidemia nel nostro Paese.

E presto arriveranno aiuti anche da altri Paesi: se sei solidale, ricevi solidarietà». »