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Carnival shares fall as ship investigated for coronavirus

Carnival shares fall as ship investigated for coronavirus

More than 7000 people were under lockdown aboard the Costa Smeralda at a port near Rome after one of the passengers, a 54-year-old woman from Macau, came down with a fever and breathing problems. Lo...

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10 killed as deadly strikes hit Syria rebel bastion

10 killed as deadly strikes hit Syria rebel bastion

Witnesses reported seeing dust-covered doctors ran out of the clinic screaming following the attack, which partially damaged the facility's walls. Parts of the building where the centre is located w...

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Houthis attack Aramco facilities

Houthis attack Aramco facilities

The Yemeni rebel group Ansar Allah (Houthis) claimed on 29 January that it had carried out a series of missile and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) attacks on targets in southwest Saudi Arabia after a ...

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Senate Republicans lack votes to block witnesses from testifying in impeachment trial

Senate Republicans lack votes to block witnesses from testifying in impeachment trial

Trump tweeted against new witnesses Wednesday, falsely saying no Republican witnesses testified in the House trial. They asked whether the president's lawyers could point to an occasion where Presid...

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Elizabeth Warren calls for heavy penalties for spreading wrong information online

Elizabeth Warren calls for heavy penalties for spreading wrong information online

Warren has been a sharp critic of big tech companies, and has called for major platforms to be broken up. As part of her plan, Warren calls on the companies to work together and with the government ...

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National Democrat group backs Georgia’s Warnock for Senate | Lexington Herald Leader

National Democrat group backs Georgia’s Warnock for Senate | Lexington Herald Leader

The vacancy was quickly filled by Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), who resigned in December previous year due to health concerns . Warnock announced via video on his campaign website. Since 2013,...

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The Scottish Parliament Votes in Favor of a New Referendum on Independence

The Scottish Parliament Votes in Favor of a New Referendum on Independence

Opposition politicians repeatedly asked why they were being asked to vote on a proposal for a referendum that they knew would not take place this year. "A referendum, whenever it happens - whether it ...

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Funding National Infra Pipeline would be a 'challenge': Economic Survey 2019-20

Funding National Infra Pipeline would be a 'challenge': Economic Survey 2019-20

To achieve GDP of Dollars 5 trillion by 2024 - 2025, India needs to spend about USD 1.4 trillion (Rs.100 lakh crore) over these years on infrastructure so that lack of infrastructure does not beco...

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U.S. travel ban: Trump puts restrictions on six more countries

U.S. travel ban: Trump puts restrictions on six more countries

Of the six countries added to the ban, four are African nations, leading to outcry from critics that the administration is bolstering a policy they claim was originally created to target Muslim-majori...

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Chinese family in UAE diagnosed as first virus cases in Middle East

Chinese family in UAE diagnosed as first virus cases in Middle East

Several worldwide airlines have suspended or reduced flights to China , from British Airways to carriers in South Korea and Indonesia. The move will trigger tighter containment and information-shar...

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China counts 170 virus deaths, new countries find infections

China counts 170 virus deaths, new countries find infections

A number of foreign governments have advised against non-essential travel to China and have begun flying their citizens out of Wuhan. Of the latest deaths, 37 were in Hubei province, of which Wuha...

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UAE confirms new coronavirus case in family arriving from China

UAE confirms new coronavirus case in family arriving from China

The 5,974 cases on the mainland marked a rise of 1,459 from the previous day, although that rise is a smaller increase than the 1,771 new cases reported on Monday. It's from the coronavirus family, wh...

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Google temporarily closing China offices amid coronavirus outbreak

Although Google does not operate many of its most popular web services in China due to historic tensions with the Chinese government, the company does maintain four official offices in the country. Te...

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Impeachment: Susan Collins to vote in favor of witnesses, Lamar Alexander against

Some Democrats have called on Roberts, in his capacity as the official presiding over the impeachment trial, override the Republican Party and order documents to be subpoenaed and witnesses to a...

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Deadliest day for China in virus fight, as global fears mount

Deadliest day for China in virus fight, as global fears mount

Ngozi Ezike. The bottom line: The coronavirus has upended the lives of many Chinese citizens, and it warrants a strong public-health response. The latest case involves an patient who is marrie...

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Developing: SUV Breaches Security Barrier At Mar-A-Lago

Developing: SUV Breaches Security Barrier At Mar-A-Lago

The Secret Service did not immediately comment on the situation and CNN has reached out to the White House. Ten minutes earlier, PBSO said Roehmild began behaving erratically by dancing on top o...

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Trump Praises Pompeo for Shouting and Cursing at NPR Reporter

Trump Praises Pompeo for Shouting and Cursing at NPR Reporter

We were focused on the future and the path forward for Ukraine, and for the relationship between America and Ukraine", Pompeo said. "No, there's no condition of the nature you described for Presiden...

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Trump signs USMCA, but key Democrats don't attend ceremony

Trump signs USMCA, but key Democrats don't attend ceremony

Analysts say that there are some strong environmental and labor regulation improvements, and it incentivizes domestic production of cars and trucks. The USMCA replaces the 1994 North American Free ...

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Italy confirms two cases of Coronavirus

Italy confirms two cases of Coronavirus

The two Chinese tourists are being treated at Rome's Spallanzani hospital, a specialist centre for infectious diseases, where they are being kept in isolation but said to be in "good condition". But t...

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The Washington Post Reinstates Suspended Reporter Following Tweets

The Washington Post Reinstates Suspended Reporter Following Tweets

Although Bryant stopped short of admitting guilt, he did acknowledge that while he viewed the encounter as consensual, his accuser did not. Sonmez tweeted a 2016 Daily Beast story in regar...

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Estranged husband accused of killing Jennifer Dulos dies

Estranged husband accused of killing Jennifer Dulos dies

Jennifer Dulos's body has not been found. He has denied any role in the disappearance of his wife, who hasn't been seen since she dropped their five children off at their New Canaan school in May. Je...

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Greta Thunberg files application to trademark her name

Greta Thunberg files application to trademark her name

Millions of people in countries such as Australia, Ghana, Germany and the United Kingdom have taken part in the protests. Thunberg has also come under ferocious attack from climate changes deniers, ...

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U.S. warns its citizens not to travel to China due to coronavirus

On Wednesday, the number of confirmed cases within China surpassed the Sars epidemic. "The vast majority of those cases are still associated with travel to Wuhan", said Dr. Germany, Britain and other ...

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Australia to help citizens leave China, then quarantine them

Australia to help citizens leave China, then quarantine them

Professor Brendan Murphy said the World Health Organisation had "strongly recommended" not banning flights from China . The Australian federal government claims Christmas Island has the very best...

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Parliament condemns Trump's peace plan

Parliament condemns Trump's peace plan

In it, he warned that Palestinians "will never forgive any kind of participation or support" for Trump's proposals, which favour "Zionist settlers and occupation schemes against the land and the holy ...

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U.S. Republicans see completion of impeachment trial Friday

U.S. Republicans see completion of impeachment trial Friday

John Barrasso, the Senate's third-ranking Republican, told reporters during the second day of questioning by USA senators that Republicans were likely to beat back the Democratic effort for witnesses ...

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Farrukhabad captor's wife stoned to death after hostage crisis ends

Farrukhabad captor's wife stoned to death after hostage crisis ends

The motive for Batham taking the children hostage was not immediately known. "UP police team tried to enter, he fired on them and in exchange fire by the police team Subash Batham was killed", said Mr...

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Biden, Sanders lead field in new poll ahead of Monday's Iowa caucuses

Biden, Sanders lead field in new poll ahead of Monday's Iowa caucuses

Former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg , at 16 percent, and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren of MA, at 15 percent, followed close behind. Support for Sanders rose by three points since Mon...

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German nurse arrested after babies poisoned with morphine

German nurse arrested after babies poisoned with morphine

The babies, who were between one day and one month old and staying in the same hospital room, all suddenly developed breathing problems "at nearly the same time" in the early hours of December 20, Ulm...

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Parnas Prosecutor Releases New Recording of Another Trump Donor Event

Parnas Prosecutor Releases New Recording of Another Trump Donor Event

Parnas insists Trump knew he was part of a team of people who the president wanted to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democrats in exchange for releasing military aid to the country. As only the third...

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Australia defends using Christmas Island as coronavirus quarantine site

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said the Government was closely following advice of the nation's top medicos. The Indian Ocean island has been used by the government in a widely condemned policy of...

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Cape Town ranked as most congested city in SA

Cape Town ranked as most congested city in SA

The Philippine capital is the 2nd most traffic-congested city in the world, according to a study by a Netherlands-based global data provider. Stephanie Leonard, UK traffic adviser at TomTom, said: "...

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Coronavirus is now spreading from person to person in the United States

Coronavirus is now spreading from person to person in the United States

Zika, 2016 - The WHO declared Zika a public health emergency in 2016 after the disease spread rapidly through the Americas. "We must act now to help countries prepare for that possibility", Dr ...

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Say What? Coronavirus to ‘Accelerate the Return of Jobs to North America’

Say What? Coronavirus to ‘Accelerate the Return of Jobs to North America’

It gives businesses "another thing to consider" when they review their supply chain, and it could accelerate the return of some factories to the US and Mexico, Ross told FOX Business' Maria Bartiromo...

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Pentagon seeking Iraqi permission to deploy missile defenses

Pentagon seeking Iraqi permission to deploy missile defenses

The commander responsible for USA forces in Iraq "feels he needs" the Patriot defences, Esper said, and "we support the commander". Despite early accounts that no Americans had been harmed, later me...

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