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Global markets fall sharply as virus cases spread past Asia

Global markets fall sharply as virus cases spread past Asia

Dow Jones and S&P 500 stock indexes tanked as trading in the USA opened on Monday following an earlier sell off in European and Asian markets amid concerns the coronavirus epidemic may lead to a pr...

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Trumps visit Taj Mahal on first day of visit to India

Trumps visit Taj Mahal on first day of visit to India

On Tuesday, Trump sat down for one-on-one talks with Modi followed by delegation-level meetings to try and move forward on issues that have divided them, mainly the festering trade dispute. However,...

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China says Wall Street Journal admitted mistake after its reporters were expelled

China says Wall Street Journal admitted mistake after its reporters were expelled

The column described China as the "sick man of Asia". A Wall Street Journal reporter will remain in the locked-down Chinese city at the centre of the new coronavirus outbreak despite being ordered...

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Four new cases of coronavirus in UK

Four new cases of coronavirus in UK

Four further patients in England have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the United Kingdom to 13. On Saturday 30 Britons and Irish citizens were flown back to the U...

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Four new United Kingdom cases of coronavirus detected in Diamond Princess passengers

Four new United Kingdom cases of coronavirus detected in Diamond Princess passengers

The virus-hit ship has almost 3,700 passenger and crew members. Despite strong doubts raised from inside and outside the country, Japanese health ministry officials have insisted that any passengers...

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Kuwait, Bahrain report cases of coronavirus linked to Iran

Kuwait, Bahrain report cases of coronavirus linked to Iran

The health ministry identified them as a 53-year-old Kuwaiti man, a 61-year-old Saudi man and a 21-year-old whose nationality was unclear. "A press release broadcast by the Bahraini News Agency (BNA...

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Trump praises Pakistan while announcing $3 billion India arms deal

Trump praises Pakistan while announcing $3 billion India arms deal

In a departure from convention, Trump will be received at the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan both in the morning and evening. "This is a president who likes adulation and cheering throngs of ...

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German man drives vehicle into Carnival crowd, injures 30

German man drives vehicle into Carnival crowd, injures 30

On Tuesday, Target journal cited prosecutors as indicating the driver was not drunk, but it was unclear no matter whether he had taken medicines. A carnival float depicts US President Donald Tru...

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Ash Wednesday Mass held at St. Patrick's in Meridian

Ash Wednesday Mass held at St. Patrick's in Meridian

Catholic devotees who attended the mass on Ash Wednesday at the St. John the Evangelist Cathedral here received the blessed ash sprinkled on their head instead of the traditional marking of a cross ...

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Greta met Malala: young activists pictured together in Oxford

Greta met Malala: young activists pictured together in Oxford

Olof acted in films and TV shows and later progressed to direct TV movies. His most notable role involved his voice acting on the Swedish version of Disney's The Jungle Book. Although nominated prev...

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Haiti capital on lockdown after police attack army headquarters

Haiti capital on lockdown after police attack army headquarters

Off-duty Haitian police officers exchanged fire with members of the newly reconstituted Haitian army in front of the national palace, Sunday, February 23, in a unsafe escalation of protests over pol...

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Trump says he has received no election 'help' from another country

Trump says he has received no election 'help' from another country

The leaders of our [intelligence community] have not seen it. "I don't know if that's true", Behar cut in. Trump's comments come amid conflicting accounts about what USA election security offici...

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UK to issue blue passports after decades

UK to issue blue passports after decades

The UK will roll out new "iconic" blue passports for a post-Brexit Britain in March - but they will be produced in Poland by a French-Dutch company. Not only are they meant to establish trade ties...

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Bernie Sanders slammed by pro-Israel group for boycotting their conference

Bernie Sanders slammed by pro-Israel group for boycotting their conference

The tactic forced Gantz to deny that a government led by his centrist Blue and White party would rely on the Joint List, an Arab coalition mostly supported by descendants of Palestinians who lived in ...

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Mahathir resigns as prime minister, Anwar meets King

Mahathir resigns as prime minister, Anwar meets King

They led an alliance to an unexpected victory against a coalition that had ruled Malaysia uninterrupted for over six decades, and 94-year-old Dr. Mahathir agreed to eventually hand power to Mr. It p...

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Atlantic Coast Pipeline Appalachian Trail Case Heads to Supreme Court

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Appalachian Trail Case Heads to Supreme Court

In December 2018, the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the U.S. Forest Service improperly granted the pipeline a permit to cross under the Appalachian Trail, a popular 2,200-mile hi...

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Sanders: 'Unfair to simply say everything is bad' in Cuba under Castro

Sanders: 'Unfair to simply say everything is bad' in Cuba under Castro

Florida Rep. Donna Shalala (D) said she hopes in the future Sanders will speak to some of her constituents before he "decides to sing the praises of a murderous tyrant like Fidel Castro ". Countr...

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Canadian L'Arche group shocked by report Jean Vanier sexually abused women

Canadian L'Arche group shocked by report Jean Vanier sexually abused women

The #MeToo and #ChurchToo movements, however, have forced a recognition that power imbalances such as those in spiritual relationships can breed abuse. There are now 154 L'Arche centres around the wor...

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Daredevil 'Mad Mike' Hughes dies in crash of homemade rocket in California

Daredevil 'Mad Mike' Hughes dies in crash of homemade rocket in California

A sheriff's aviation unit is investigating. "When we were filming it, we were thinking to ourselves, 'Wow, this is risky, '" Brusseau said. According to ABC News' Houston station KTRK , the rocke...

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Lesotho court to decide whether PM can face murder charge

Lesotho court to decide whether PM can face murder charge

Eyewitness News (EWN) reporter Nthakoana Ngatane says police confirmed that a doctor's note issued to Thabane was not done in person but over the telephone, prompting him to appear. He had said he w...

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Australia under 'unprecedented' foreign threat, says spy chief

Australia under 'unprecedented' foreign threat, says spy chief

Australia's leading universities previous year agreed to more transparency in financial dealings with other countries and to share cyber intelligence with security agencies in a bid to curb foreign in...

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WHO experts visit Chinese virus epicentre

WHO experts visit Chinese virus epicentre

Saturday marked the fourth consecutive day that China's daily number of new infections remained under 1,000. The worldwide group of experts led by the WHO inspected two hospitals during their visi...

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No fans for S.Korea AFC Champions League games because of virus

No fans for S.Korea AFC Champions League games because of virus

The league previously postponed matches scheduled for three cities in China this month and rescheduled them for March in Seoul due to the COVID-19 illness, which is caused by a newly identified coro...

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Susan Collins breaks with Trump over Grenell

Susan Collins breaks with Trump over Grenell

Richard Grenell , another Trump flunky, at the moment serves as the performing DNI. Soon after the switch, news reports emerged Trump had fumed over intelligence officials briefing House lawmakers o...

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G20 agrees final communique with reference to climate change

G20 agrees final communique with reference to climate change

During the meeting, the G20 countries also agreed to strengthen monitoring of global risks, especially those originating from the Covid-19 as well as raising awareness of the various potential risks...

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South Korea becomes most infected country outside China for coronavirus

South Korea becomes most infected country outside China for coronavirus

President Xi Jinping said that while measures to deal with the virus had been effective, the battle to contain it was still at a crucial stage. Likewise, companies have also instructed workers...

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Mom of missing toddler arrested for filing police report

Mom of missing toddler arrested for filing police report

On Friday, February 20, ongoing investigative efforts led authorities to ask for assistance in locating a gray BMW. 15-month-old Evelyn Boswell is at the center of a statewide Amber Alert issued l...

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Turkey hails US-Taliban truce

Turkey hails US-Taliban truce

The report said there was a 21% increase in civilian casualties by the Taliban and an 18% rise in casualties blamed on Afghan security forces and their USA allies who dropped more bombs last year th...

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Stone Defense Admits They Failed To Google Potential Jurors Ahead of Trial

Stone Defense Admits They Failed To Google Potential Jurors Ahead of Trial

But two other jurors testified Tuesday that the forewoman had made sure there was no rush to convict Stone, while Stone's attorneys said they'd never never even Googled the forewoman they claim...

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China still in crucial stage of coronavirus battle, says Xi

China still in crucial stage of coronavirus battle, says Xi

Alberta, meanwhile, has tested just 117 people for the virus. Canada has confirmed nine cases of novel coronavirus, six of which are in B.C. The latest report brought the total confirmed cases in ...

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Fmr. Ukraine diplomat Yovanovitch to publish memoir

Fmr. Ukraine diplomat Yovanovitch to publish memoir

According to the publisher, Yovanovitch's book seeks to point out issues facing America today. They were not authorized to discuss negotiations and spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss financial...

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Train service over the Alps resumes after no virus infection detected

Train service over the Alps resumes after no virus infection detected

Concerns over the spread of the virus elsewhere prompted Turkey and Pakistan to close their borders with Iran on Sunday after the death toll there rose to eight. "But there is a problematic situation ...

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Months-Long Protests in New Delhi Over Citizenship Amendment Act Turn Violent

Months-Long Protests in New Delhi Over Citizenship Amendment Act Turn Violent

Reports said fresh stone-throwing incidents were reported Tuesday at Maujpur and Babarpur. Chief minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal , had an urgent meeting with his newly elected legislators i...

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Canadian police clear indigenous protest, tensions remain

Canadian police clear indigenous protest, tensions remain

Since then, little has changed at the blockade near Belleville, Ontario , - blocking a critical east-west rail line between Toronto and Montreal - where there are no signs that protesters plan on dis...

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Saudi Arabia Orders Arrest of Female Rapper

Saudi Arabia Orders Arrest of Female Rapper

But activists say repression has increased and there is a crackdown on freedom of expression. "But when a #Saudi woman of colour raps about women like her in a handsome tribute to her city, she's deta...

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