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Tuesday March 24th, 2020 night edition

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The 2020 Olympic Games will be postponed by one year because of coronavirus, says International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound.

It comes after the chairman of the British Olympic Association said Great Britain would be unlikely to send a team to Tokyo this summer.

"On the basis of the information the IOC has, postponement has been decided," Pound told USA today.

The International Olympic Committee has given itself four weeks to decide on the future of this summer's Games, but veteran IOC member Pound says a decision will be announced soon.

World Athletics president Lord Coe has called for this summer's Olympic Games in Tokyo to be postponed.

In a letter to IOC president Thomas Bach, Coe says an Olympics in July 2020 is "neither feasible or desirable" because of the coronavirus crisis.

UK Athletics, its US counterpart, and several national Olympic governing bodies have urged the IOC in recent days to delay the Games. »

COVID-19: Trudeau to Canadians: 'Enough is enough. Go home and stay home'

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Speaking to the media on Monday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had harsh words for Canadians who are not adhering to guidelines on social distancing in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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The news came as Ontario and Quebec announced they were moving to close all non-essential businesses to halt the virus. »

Over 100,000 People Have Recovered From Coronavirus Around the World

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More than 100,000 people have recovered from the novel coronavirus, according to the latest figures from Johns Hopkins University.

South Korea has also seen a large number of recoveries, with nearly a third of its infected population having recovered from the virus.

The graphic below, provided by Statista, illustrates the spread of the COVID-19 virus across the world. »

House Democrats unveil bill to cancel $30,000 in student debt per borrower amid coronavirus

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House Representatives Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) are proposing to cancel student debt with new legislation aimed at helping borrowers adversely affected by the coronavirus, or COVID-19.

“We must prioritize debt cancellation for the 45 million student loan borrowers who are struggling to pay off their debt during this difficult time.”.

If borrowers have nowhere to turn to get help, lawmakers must immediately cancel student loan payments for all Americans with federal student loans.”. »

Sovereign citizen learns about rules and laws : ActualPublicFreakouts

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___ A subreddit dedicated to people freaking out, melting down, or losing their cool.

Please remember being weird in public does not inherently merit a freakout.

Keep the comments respectful where mental disorders are concerned, and remember that the individuals depicted in these videos are real people too. »