“Curb” in the news

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Financial Express
· Home Minister Amit Shah speaks to all CMs, seeks their views on extension of lockdown  
The nationwide curbs was first announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 24 for 21 days in a bid to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.  Copy example sentence
· Going to war with Twitter, Trump threatens critical social media legal protections  
US threatens to pull big tech’s immunities if child abuse isn’t curbed  Copy example sentence
The Independent
· Coronavirus: Governor Jay Inslee says Trump should be ‘removed from office’ for his ‘lack of leadership’ during pandemic  
Washington’s swift action at the start of the coronavirus pandemic is said to be one reason why the state was able to curb the spread of the novel virus faster than others after first becoming a hotspot.  Copy example sentence
The Guardian
· After PPE and testing, contact tracing looks like the next UK shambles  
Curbing the coronavirus outbreak involves a familiar mantra: test, trace, isolate.  Copy example sentence
· Gunmen kill dozens in northwest Nigeria attacks  
Gunmen on motorcycles killed dozens of people in a string of attacks on villages in the restive northwest of Nigeria, as the authorities struggle to curb the violence.  Copy example sentence
Seeking Alpha
· Monro, Inc. (MNRO) CEO Brett Ponton on Q4 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript  
We were encouraged by the onset of spring weather in early March which drove an improvement in our comps, however this sharply changed when stay-at-home orders were put in place mid-March to curb the spread of COVID-19 which resulted in a significant drop in traffic for the last two weeks of the quarter.  Copy example sentence
The Wall Street Journal
· Trump to Sign Executive Order Targeting Social Media  
As drafted, the order would make it easier for federal regulators to hold companies such as Twitter Inc. and Facebook Inc. liable for unfairly curbing users’ speech, for example, by suspending their accounts or deleting their posts.  Copy example sentence
· Red Cross seeks US$3.2 billion to fight COVID-19 'crisis on crisis'  
Meanwhile, the ICRC is seeking US$1.24 billion in order to respond in conflict zones, support medical facilities and places of detention, and to curb the spread of the virus among displaced people and detainees and ensure they have access to medical treatment.  Copy example sentence
The China Post
· Moscow updates coronavirus statistics to show more deaths  
The massive parade, which is intended to underline Moscow’s rising global clout, and the vote on the amendments would require lifting restrictions imposed to curb Russia’s outbreak.  Copy example sentence
· Plastic bubble brings joy to French nursing home amid COVID-19 lockdown  
COVID-19 has proved deadliest for older people, and France imposed a strict no-visit policy at retirement homes when the country was placed in lockdown in March in a bid to curb infections.  Copy example sentence