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Megxit: Harry and Meghan formally quit royal life

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan formally step down as senior members of the British royal family on March 31, as they start a controversial new life in the United States.

The couple has already relocated to California, according to reports, after announcing in January that they intended to quit royal life and "work to become financially independent."

Most Greeks abide by partial lockdown, over one million SMSs daily for permission to leave home

The rate of transmission of the coronavirus in Greece remains considerably  slower than  in Italy or Spain, health ministry coronavirus spokesman and infectious diseases professor Sotiris Tsiodras said at his daily, nationally televised news conference  today.

He warned that this could change swiftly  if the partial lockdown measures restricting freedom of movement are lifted.

Coronavirus Casualties Worldwide Exceed 15,000, over 1 Billion People are Quarantined

The death toll of the coronavirus globally has exceeded 15,000, according to recent AFP calculations.

More than 1 billion people are quarantined in more than 50 countries and territories around the world as governments attempt to curb the pandemic.

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.

US cruise ship in limbo as anti-virus controls spread

U.S. officials were deciding where to dock a cruise ship in California with 21 virus cases aboard and four American universities canceled in-person classes as sweeping efforts to contain the outbreak that started in China spread to the West.

The Grand Princess, with 3,500 people aboard, was in international waters off San Francisco late on March 6.

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