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People enjoy the spring weather in mid-April at a restaurant in Stockholm during the coronavirus pandemic. Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron hold a joint video news conference on Monday to propose a European Union coronavirus recovery fund of 500 billion euros. Andreas Gora/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Empty seats are seen in the Signal Iduna Park without spectators during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Schalke 04 in Dortmund, Germany on Saturday Heinz Buese/AP hide caption

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EU Ambassador to China Nicolas Chapuis said it was "regrettable" that a Chinese newspaper deleted a key phrase about the coronavirus from an opinion piece by EU officials. Jason Lee/Reuters hide caption

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Workers from the garment sector block a road during a protest to demand payment of due wages, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in April. Thousands of garment workers who produce items for top Western fashion brands protested against unpaid wages, saying they were more afraid of starving than contracting the coronavirus. MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, seen during last week's league draft, is cutting his salary, along with those of league employees who make over $100,000. NFL via AP hide caption

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People enjoy high temperatures on April 22 in Stockholm. Sweden has not imposed the extraordinary lockdown measures seen across Europe. Anders Wiklund/TT News Agency/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen speaks to reporters Thursday in Brussels after a video conference among EU officials about easing the impact of the coronavirus on the bloc's economies. Olivier Hoslet/EPA/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A festival tent at the Oktoberfest beer festival in Munich, southern Germany, last year. Germany's Oktoberfest will be canceled in 2020 due to the coronavirus, Bavarian Minister President Markus Söder said Tuesday. Christof Stache /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Police officers check documents as they enforce anti-coronavirus quarantine rules in Sceaux, France, on Wednesday. European Union leaders agreed on a package of measures Thursday to try to counter the economic damage from the lockdown. Thibault Camus/AP hide caption

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In Paris, French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire (left) speaks on the phone with his German counterpart as his advisor Juliette Oury (center) and cabinet deputy director Thomas Revial (second right) and French Treasury director Odile Renaud-Basso attend, during a break in a videoconference meeting of European Union finance ministers to discuss coronavirus response on April 7. Thomas Samson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A tourist wearing a mask poses for a photo with the Olympic rings in the background, at Tokyo's Odaiba district, in a photo taken last month. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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Olympic Officials Dismiss 'Speculation' That Coronavirus Could Disrupt Tokyo Games

The statement comes in response to remarks made earlier this week by a longtime International Olympic Committee member who suggested a late May deadline to decide the fate of the Tokyo Games.

Suspected Islamic State militants languish in a prison cell in northeastern Syria in October. The Pentagon has reported about 10,000 ISIS fighters are being held in prison facilities in northeastern Syria. Some 2,000 are said to be foreign fighters, with the rest identified as Iraqi and Syrian nationals. Of the 2,000 foreign fighters, an estimated 800 are from European nations. Fadel Senna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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