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Feb 23 2020

China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

Meanwhile WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that the "window of opportunity" to contain the worldwide spread of the outbreak was "narrowing", as cases surged ...

Feb 23 2020

Jitters in South Korea as Coronavirus Cases Double for 3 Straight Days

The World Health Organisation warned nations could face a serious problem if they fail to "hit hard now" against the virus, which has infected more than 75,000 in China ...

Feb 22 2020

World Health Organization conducting 2 clinical trials to fight virus

Manoj V. Murhekar, Director of the Chennai-based National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE). The National Health Commission also said in its daily update that China tal...

Feb 22 2020

Turkey says might receive U.S. missiles over Syria threat

He said that basic infrastructure was falling apart, health facilities were being destroyed and the risk of disease outbreaks was high. Map of Syria showing northwest...

Feb 21 2020

Trump's Latest Sanctions Target a Russian Company Operating in Venezuela

European refiners could look to source replacement crudes from West Africa, Brazil and the U.S. Gulf Coast, if Urals become expensive, traders said. The ban will likely...

Feb 21 2020

Travel advisory if you are driving south or east

Still, some uncertainty remains with and when the changeover to snow and how much accumulation due to the disagreement amongst the various and latest Model guidance. Nort...

Feb 21 2020

Trump expected to tap loyalist as intel official

He also retweeted Congressman Matt Gaetz, who wrote that fifty years ago, a gay person could not work in the intelligence community, and that now Grenell, openly declarin...

Feb 21 2020

US$50 bil award for shareholders of defunct oil firm Yukos upheld

This insolvency occured after Yukos' former owner, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who now lives in exile in London, fell out with President Vladimir Putin and the Russian gove...

Feb 21 2020

Number of new coronavirus cases drops in China

Regardless of which, could this drop in newly confirmed patients indicate a slowing down of the Covid-19 virus? For instance, experts said that a husband developing s...

Feb 19 2020

More People Tested Positive for New Coronavirus on Cruise Ship in Japan

Two were taken to Nebraska, and another was in California for treatment. The new cases take the total from the Diamond Princess to 542 - easily the biggest cluster ou...

Feb 19 2020

Japan confirms 12 Canadians on cruise ship infected with novel coronavirus

A total of 218 people are confirmed infected on the ship, out of the 713 people tested since it entered Yokohama Port on February 3 - making the outbreak the largest cl...

Feb 19 2020

Trump Confidant Roger Stone Loses Bid to Delay Sentencing Hearing

That ended with a vote in the Senate that fell far short of the two-thirds required to remove him from office. And Trump bullied Sessions mercilessly for the lawyer's...

Feb 19 2020

Trump expected to commute Rod Blagojevich's sentence

US President Donald Trump has commuted the prison sentence of Rod Blagojevich , a man once seen as an unlikely candidate for White House clemency. Common Cause Illin...

Feb 18 2020

USA to raise tariffs on planes from Europe amid trade spat

He has also threatened to hike tariffs on French wine - now at 25 per cent - unless there is a deal on a digital tax which European nations want to impose on U.S. The Air...

Feb 18 2020

USA cruise ship evacuees test positive for coronavirus

Last week, an 83-year-old American woman who had been on board another cruise ship, Holland America's MS Westerdam, which docked in Cambodia, tested positive after she ...

Feb 18 2020

Iran's president claims Trump will avoid war ahead of 2020 vote

The Iranian people withstood the US sanctions - re-instated in 2018 by the Trump administration following the withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear accord - "despite all the h...

Feb 18 2020

Mild temperatures return Sunday, rain expected early this week

After a nice and mild Sunday , highs will drop back down to the upper 30s on Monday . We'll see a cooler and cloudier end to the holiday weekend across the Plains ...

Feb 16 2020

Let's move on from impeachment, visiting U.S. Senators tell Ukraine's leader

Erica Fein, advocacy director at Win Without War , said in a statement that the Senate vote sends an unequivocal message to Trump: "We will not allow Donald Trump...

Feb 16 2020

India slams Erdogan’s comments on Kashmir

The worldwide watchdog against money laundering and financing of terrorism FATF has put Pakistan on its grey list for jurisdictions with strategic deficiencies. It is n...

Feb 16 2020

Ex-Love Island host Caroline Flack dies suddenly aged 40

In a court appearance that month at London's Highbury Corner Magistrates' Court, Flack plead not guilty to the charge of assaulting her boyfriend, a former profession...