Apr 11, 2018

Report: Cohen says FBI was "professional" during raids

Michael Cohen, personal attorney for President Trump. Photo: Mark Wilson / Getty Images

President Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, told CNN that the FBI officials who conducted an abrupt raid in his office and hotel room in New York City on Monday "were extremely professional, courteous and respectful.”

The details: Cohen's first public comments Tuesday in a phone interview contrast with Trump, who said FBI agents "broke into the office" and labeled the raid as "a total witch hunt." Cohen reportedly didn't go into details about the event, but CNN reports that he said it's "upsetting" and the unwanted attention has affected his family.

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WHO won't call coronavirus a pandemic as cases spread

Data: The Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins, the CDC, and China's Health Ministry. Note: China numbers are for the mainland only and U.S. numbers include repatriated citizens.

The World Health Organization will not yet call the coronavirus a pandemic, claiming that needs across affected countries are too varied and the classification would increase fear, per a briefing Monday.

The big picture: As South Korea and Italy stepped up emergency measures in efforts to thwart the spread of the virus, WHO expressed concern about infections with no clear link to China. COVID-19 has killed at least 2,620 people and infected almost 80,000 others, with all but 27 deaths occurring in mainland China.

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The global scramble to contain the coronavirus

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The coronavirus is spreading quickly in cities nowhere near Wuhan, China, and the window to prevent a global pandemic is narrowing.

Zoom in: Here's a look at what comes with a coronavirus outbreak in communities outside China that have been hardest hit so far.

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