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Hillary Clinton fractures hand on India trip

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Hillary Clinton has fractured her hand during a tour of India, reportedly slipping in a bathtub at a luxury hotel in a former palace.

A doctor at the private Goyal Hospital told AFP Friday that Clinton had undergone screening after suffering pain in her right hand following a fall.

The 70-year-old former presidential candidate was staying at Umaid Bhawan, the palace of the former royal family of Jodhpur in western Rajasthan state, now a spectacular heritage hotel.

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“We did a CT scan and X-ray and found a hairline fracture around the wrist area. She was advised to take rest for few days and use a crepe bandage for support,” said the doctor on condition of anonymity.

Local and international media quoted unnamed sources as saying Clinton had slipped in the bath in an accident that comes just five months after she broke her toe in London.

She is in India to promote her book, “What Happened”, which tells the story of her losing the 2016 presidential elections to Donald Trump.

A few days earlier, video footage emerged showing Clinton stumbling on the uneven stairway of a 13th century Indian monument while holding the arm of an aide for support.


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CNN’s Sanjay Gupta thrashes Trump for ‘insulting’ conspiracy theory about doctors hoarding masks

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Two medical experts on Monday called President Donald Trump's insinuation that doctors are intentionally hoarding masks to be an "insulting" conspiracy theory.

Appearing on CNN, emergency room physician Dr. Leana Wen was asked by host Alisyn Camerota about the president's statements about hospitals lying about the amount of equipment they need -- and she replied that it bore no relationship to reality.

"We need to be preparing for months or years, and frankly, it's insulting to suggest that hospitals are somehow keeping equipment away from health care workers, and jeopardizing their lives," Wen said. "Actually, all of us should be doing everything we can to supply the basic equipment that front line health care workers need to protect themselves and protect all of us."

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Postponed Tokyo Olympics to open July 23 next year

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The Tokyo Olympics will begin on July 23 next year, organisers said on Monday, after the coronavirus forced the historic decision to postpone the Games until 2021.

"The Olympics will be held from July 23 to August 8, 2021. The Paralympics will be held from August 24 to September 5," Tokyo 2020 chief Yoshiro Mori told reporters at a hastily arranged news conference.

Only hours earlier, Mori had said he expected a decision from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) during the course of the week.

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics were due to open on July 24 this year and run for 16 days, but the coronavirus pandemic forced the first peace-time postponement of the Games.

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‘She’s a sick puppy’: Trump goes off the rails attacking Pelosi in Fox News coronavirus update

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President Donald Trump railed at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during a phone interview with Fox News.

The president called in to "Fox & Friends," which he regularly watches and promotes on his Twitter feed, and complained that Pelosi had criticized his response to the coronavirus crisis.

"She’s a sick puppy, in my opinion," Trump told the hosts. "She has a lot of problems."

Trump pushed the emerging Republican attack that claims Democrats were too distracted by impeachment to respond to the COVID-19 threat in its early stages.

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