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Singapore schools ask for holiday travel details as China virus spreads

14 minutes ago   |   National Post

SINGAPORE - Schools in Singapore, where the first case of a coronavirus was confirmed on Thursday, are asking parents and staff to provide details of travel during the lunar...
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China Confirms First Coronavirus Death Outside of Epicenter of Disease Outbreak

58 minutes ago   |   Newsweek   |   2 articles

The death was an 80-year-old man who travelled from Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, to Hebei, a province bordering Beijing.
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The Chinese city of Wuhan was a breeding ground for an outbreak, experts say. The coronavirus has infected more than 800 people

The Chinese city of Wuhan was a breeding ground for an outbreak, experts say. The coronavirus has infected more than 800 people

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

A coronavirus outbreak has killed 25 people and infected more than 830 in China. It has spread to eight other countries , including the US. The virus originated in Wuhan, a...
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2 new potential US cases of the Wuhan coronavirus are being monitored in Texas and Los Angeles

2 new potential US cases of the Wuhan coronavirus are being monitored in Texas and Los Angeles

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Two suspected cases of the Wuhan coronavirus were detected in Texas and Los Angeles on Wednesday night. The Texas patient was identified as a student at Texas A&M University...
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Sluggish licensing frustrates pot business owners

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

More than 100 marijuana business owners from across the state traveled to Worcester Thursday to air grievances about the commonwealth's licensing process, which they say is...
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Potentially deadly coronavirus continues to spread, halts travel, shuts down celebrations

Potentially deadly coronavirus continues to spread, halts travel, shuts down celebrations

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The escalating level of concern over the coronavirus that has sickened hundreds and killed at least 17 after originating at a live animal market in Wuhan, China, has prompted...
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The American Airlines flight attendant union is calling on US airlines to step up precautions for the deadly Wuhan coronavirus

The American Airlines flight attendant union is calling on US airlines to step up precautions for the deadly Wuhan coronavirus

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The head of the American Airlines flight attendant union called on US airlines to increase precautions over the deadly coronavrius outbreak in Wuhan, China . More than 630...
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Passengers flying to Logan Airport from China say coronavirus has them taking extra precautions

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Passengers who flew into Boston from China Thursday told reporters that the recent outbreak of the deadly coronavirus has them taking extra precautions when traveling in order...
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The Trump administration unveils new rule restricting visas for pregnant travelers to halt 'birth tourism'

The Trump administration unveils new rule restricting visas for pregnant travelers to halt 'birth tourism'

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The State Department unveiled a new rule on Thursday designed to stop pregnant women who intend to give birth in the US to obtain citizenship for their child. The Trump...
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Pelosi keeps a tight grip on impeachment

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

Even as she traveled through Poland and Israel, she had her hand firmly on the tiller of the prosecution of the president.
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Scientists discover four new species of sharks that walk

Scientists discover four new species of sharks that walk

Walking sharks could be the most recently evolved sharks on Earth, according to researchers. Read more ...

Tiger Woods starts 2020 on a strong note

Tiger Woods starts 2020 on a strong note

LA JOLLA, Calif. - It was a good start. And that's all Tiger Woods was seeking out of his first tournament round of 2020, the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, as he... Read more ...

Legendary PBS journalist Jim Lehrer dies at 85

Legendary PBS journalist Jim Lehrer dies at 85

Jim Lehrer, the journalism giant who spent decades behind the anchor desk at PBS, died Thursday at 85. Read more ...

President Trump to attend anti-abortion rally in Washington

President Trump to attend anti-abortion rally in Washington

President Donald Trump will become the first president to attend the March for Life. Read more ...

US imposes visa rules for pregnant women on 'birth tourism'

US imposes visa rules for pregnant women on 'birth tourism'

Applicants will be denied tourist visas if they are determined to be coming to the U.S. primarily to give birth. Read more ...

Oscars 2020 performers announced: Idina Menzel is back, Adele Dazeem is not

Oscars 2020 performers announced: Idina Menzel is back, Adele Dazeem is not

Unclear if John Travolta was invited. Read more ...

Pharmaceutical Executive John Kapoor Sentenced To 66 Months In Prison In...

Pharmaceutical Executive John Kapoor Sentenced To 66 Months In Prison In Opioid Trial

His sentencing is the culmination of a months-long criminal trial that resulted in the first successful prosecution of pharmaceutical executives tied to the opioid epidemic. Read more ...

China coronavirus infections soar to 830, with 25 deaths as WHO says it's...

China coronavirus infections soar to 830, with 25 deaths as WHO says it's too early to declare global emergency

The World Health Organization held off designating a new fast-spreading coronavirus as an international health threat, but did deem it a crisis within China, where the pathogen... Read more ...

Kemba Walker named NBA All-Star Game starter

Kemba Walker named NBA All-Star Game starter

Walker was the top East guard choice among media and NBA players, but a former Celtics star was the top choice among fans. Read more ...

‘Spygate' update: At least two FISA warrants to spy on Carter Page were ‘not...

‘Spygate' update: At least two FISA warrants to spy on Carter Page were ‘not valid' DOJ says

The top US spy court has revealed that at least two of the four warrants for spying on a Trump campaign adviser are now considered to have been improperly obtained, and all... Read more ...