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US passes peak in new coronavirus cases: Trump

The U.S. has passed its peak in new coronavirus cases, the nation's president said on April 15. 

Speaking during a White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing, Donald Trump said new cases are declining in the New York metropolitan area, the city of Houston, Texas and the city of New Orleans in Louisiana and cases in Detroit and the Denver metro area are flat.

On the trail: In dueling endorsements, Kamala Harris backs Biden, while Jesse Jackson campaigns for Sanders

Democratic presidential contenders Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders touted dueling endorsements on March 8, with onetime Biden rival Kamala Harris supporting the former vice president, while civil rights leader Jesse Jackson campaigned for Sanders.

Charles McPherson | Athens | To November 4

Having cut his teeth on the legendary jazz stages of Detroit in the 1950s and gone on to work with many of the stars, saxophonist Charles McPherson is today hailed as one the greats of the American jazz scene. The artist is currently on stage at the Half Note jazz club with a career-spanning set through Monday, November 4.

James Carter | Athens | November 9-12

Saxophone virtuoso James Carter travels from Detroit to Athens for a set at the Greek capital's Half Note, where he will show the jazz-loving public the results of five decades of honing his craft and drawing inspiration from the greats. He is joined by Gerard Gibbs on the Hammond organ and Alex White on percussion. Shows start at 10.30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 9.30 p.m.

First European Ford innovation projects incubator to open in Craiova

Ford Romania will open this September in Craiova, in partnership with the local authorities, the first Ford Resource and Engagement Centre in Europe, for students and recent graduates to use.

Dubbed Ford Resource and Engagement Center, the hub is part of the projects of Ford Motor Company Fund, Ford Motor Company's philanthropic arm, and will focus on social entrepreneurship.

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