Ron DeSantis announced a stay-at-home order for Floridians, limiting all activity in the state to essential services over the next 30 days to try to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Local leaders scrambled Wednesday afternoon to understand the implications of the order,

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New York's death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is approaching 2,000, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday -- as his counterparts in Florida and Mississippi dropped resistance to imposing a statewide lockdown.

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"If this happens, Iran will pay a very heavy price, indeed!" Trump tweeted earlier in the day. The U.S. president also wrote: "Upon information and belief, Iran or its proxies are planning a sneak attack on US troops and/or assets in Iraq." It was not clear whether Trump meant Washington actually ha

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The senior US scientist battling the coronavirus pandemic has been given extra security as he received threats after contradicting President Donald Trump's dubious interpretations and forecasts over the crisis.