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Austria stops all trains to and from Italy over virus fears

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By LUCA BRUNO and FRANCES D'EMILIO CODOGNO, Italy - Austria halted all train traffic to and from Italy following fears that a train on Sunday night had two people on board who...
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COVID-19 and Travel: Answers to Travelers' Questions

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

With COVID-19 disease upending plans and commerce globally, expert advice on how to think about traveling now.
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Iran shuts schools, cultural centres as coronavirus kills six

22 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

The coronavirus deaths in Iran count for the most in any country outside the Asia Pacific.
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FBI orders $40K worth of face masks, hand sanitizer in case of coronavirus outbreak

FBI orders $40K worth of face masks, hand sanitizer in case of coronavirus outbreak

1 day ago   |   New York Post

The FBI isn't taking any chances if the coronavirus stays on its march around the globe. The law enforcement bureau has ordered $40,000 in face masks and hand sanitizer just in...
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In Trump's India rally, Modi bets on bolstering his image

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

AHMEDABAD, India - A festive mood has enveloped Ahmedabad in India's northwestern state of Gujarat ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting there on Monday with...
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COVID-19 And Chinese Travel Downturn: Will Asia Loosen Dependence On Chinese Tourists?

1 day ago   |   Forbes

The sudden downturn of international Chinese tourists as a result of COVID-19 may force tourism and transport industries to address long-running concerns about dependency on a...
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Singapore's number of coronavirus cases is one of the highest reported outside of China, and its effect has companies, workers, and small business owners on edge

Singapore's number of coronavirus cases is one of the highest reported outside of China, and its effect has companies, workers, and small business owners on edge

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Coronavirus is spreading across Asia, with 86 cases confirmed in Singapore. The COVID-19 virus has killed more than 2,200 people and infected more than 76,000 across the...
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Asian airlines could lose $27.8bln on coronavirus - IATA

2 days ago   |   Reuters

Airlines in the Asia-Pacific region stand to lose $27.8 billion of revenue this year as they slash flights due to declining demand as a result of the coronavirus, according to...
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Coronavirus epidemic enters new phase as cases outside of China spike

2 days ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

South Korea has more than 150 cases. Those for Singapore and Japan have topped 85. And then there are the 600-plus from a quarantined cruise ship in Japan. As the cases of...
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A Week in Pictures, Asia

2 days ago   |   ABC News


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Newman confirms he suffered head injury in Daytona 500 crash

Newman confirms he suffered head injury in Daytona 500 crash

LAS VEGAS - Ryan Newman says he suffered a head injury in his crash on the last lap of the Daytona 500 but did not disclose details, and there's no timetable for his return to... Read more ...

B. Smith, restaurateur, model and cookbook author, has died

B. Smith, restaurateur, model and cookbook author, has died

"Heaven is shining even brighter now that it is graced with B.'s dazzling and unforgettable smile," her husband said in a statement. Read more ...

Buttigieg campaign alleges irregularities in Nevada caucuses vote

Buttigieg campaign alleges irregularities in Nevada caucuses vote

The letter asked the Nevada State Democratic Party to "explain anomalies in the data," among other requests. Read more ...

Newman suffered head injury, no internal injuries in crash

Newman suffered head injury, no internal injuries in crash

LAS VEGAS - Ryan Newman said he suffered a head injury in his crash on the last lap of the Daytona 500 but did not disclose details in a statement from the driver read before... Read more ...

B. Smith, model-turned-TV personality, dead at 70

B. Smith, model-turned-TV personality, dead at 70

Smith, who was also a lauded lifestyle guru, was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease in 2013. Read more ...

‘Mad' Mike Hughes fatal rocket crash caught on video

‘Mad' Mike Hughes fatal rocket crash caught on video

Video posted online shows the exact moment “Mad” Mike Hughes' homemade rocket came crashing down to earth after a failed launch attempt, killing the self-styled daredevil. The... Read more ...

Red Sox put former AL MVP Pedroia on 60-day injured list

Red Sox put former AL MVP Pedroia on 60-day injured list

FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Boston Red Sox placed second baseman Dustin Pedroia on the 60-day injured list Sunday, further putting in doubt whether the former AL MVP will play again. Read more ...

Durham, Jackson-Davis lead Indiana past No. 9 Penn State

Durham, Jackson-Davis lead Indiana past No. 9 Penn State

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Al Durham scored 14 points and Trayce Jackson-Davis had 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead Indiana to a 68-60 victory over No. 9 Penn State on Sunday. Read more ...

Italy scrambles to contain Europe's first major coronavirus outbreak

Italy scrambles to contain Europe's first major coronavirus outbreak

The country announced nearly 150 cases, many in the densely populated region around Milan, as officials closed schools and canceled Venice's carnival celebrations. Read more ...

Powell scores 18, No. 16 Seton Hall rolls past St. John's

Powell scores 18, No. 16 Seton Hall rolls past St. John's

NEWARK, N.J. - Myles Powell scored 18 points, Sandro Mamukelashvili added 16 points and nine rebounds and No. 16 Seton Hall beat St. John's 81-65 on Sunday. Read more ...