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The Latest: Dow Closes Down Over 2,000 Points, Oil Prices Plunge
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The Latest: Dow Closes Down Over 2,000 Points, Oil Prices Plunge

All the three major indexes of U.S. stocks tumbled more than 7 percent with the Dow closing down over 2,000 points a...

43 Rescued After Hotel Collapse In East China
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43 Rescued After Hotel Collapse In East China

A hotel building collapsed in east China's Fujian Province Saturday evening. Rescue is under way...

Two Flag Bearers, A Male And A Female, Allowed At Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony
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Two Flag Bearers, A Male And A Female, Allowed At Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) allowed to have two flagbearers, a male and a female, for each team at the...

42 IS Militants Surrender In Eastern Afghan Province
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42 IS Militants Surrender In Eastern Afghan Province

Forty-two Islamic State (IS) militants gave up fighting and laid down their arms in Afghanistan's eastern province o...

Portugal Reports First COVID-19 Case
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Portugal Reports First COVID-19 Case

The confirmed case is a 60-year-old doctor who had travelled to Italy, and "another case awaits a counter-examination.

EU Raises Risk Level Of COVID-19 Infection
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EU Raises Risk Level Of COVID-19 Infection

The risk for people living or travelling in Europe to be infected with the COVID-19 has been leveled up by the Europ...

Biden Wins Democratic Primary In South Carolina, Crucial Super Tuesday Awaits Candidates
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Biden Wins Democratic Primary In South Carolina, Crucial Super Tuesday Await...

"We need you, we want you, there's a place for you in this campaign," Biden said. "If Democrats nominate me, I belie...

Lacalle Pou Sworn In As New President Of Uruguay
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Lacalle Pou Sworn In As New President Of Uruguay

Lacalle Pou took his oath of office at the Legislative Palace in Montevideo to head an administration that puts an e...

Australian Summers Growing Longer Due To Climate Change: Report
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Australian Summers Growing Longer Due To Climate Change: Report

According to a new analysis, Australian summers are on average 31 days longer and winters 21 days shorter than in th...

Death Toll From Indian Capital Communal Violence Rises To 46
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Death Toll From Indian Capital Communal Violence Rises To 46

The death toll during the four-day communal violence in Indian capital has reached 46, with over 350 injured.

Cuba Raises Record Amount From Cigar Humidor Auction
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Cuba Raises Record Amount From Cigar Humidor Auction

For the first time ever, a Cohiba brand humidor fetched more than 2.6 million dollars at the festival auction.

China’s Hubei Reports 570 New Coronavirus Cases
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China’s Hubei Reports 570 New Coronavirus Cases

565 out of 570 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported by Hubei Province on Saturday were from Wuhan, the provincia...

Palestinian Woman Makes Special Chocolate With Local Herbs
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Palestinian Woman Makes Special Chocolate With Local Herbs

A Palestinian woman has been making a special kind of chocolate with natural Palestinian herbs.

First U.S. Coronavirus Death Confirmed In Washington State
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First U.S. Coronavirus Death Confirmed In Washington State

First coronavirus death in the United States has been confirmed in Washington state -- a woman in her later 50s.

Mexico Confirms First Case Of COVID-19
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Mexico Confirms First Case Of COVID-19

The patient, who was recently in northern Italy, tested positive in two tests on Thursday, and in one more early Fri...

Kobe Bryant’s Wife Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Helicopter Company: Report
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Kobe Bryant’s Wife Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Helicopter Com...

Kobe Bryant's wife Vanessa has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the helicopter company. A memorial service is...

8 Dead In Mexico Bus Crash
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8 Dead In Mexico Bus Crash

According to preliminary reports, at around 7:15 local time (1315 GMT), a van crashed into a parked tractor-trailer ...

Staff In 74 UK Universities Start 2-Week Strike Over Pensions
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Staff In 74 UK Universities Start 2-Week Strike Over Pensions

Members of the University and College Union, including lecturers, technicians, librarians and other academic and sup...

Netanyahu Announces Plans To Build 5,200 Settlement Homes In East Jerusalem
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Netanyahu Announces Plans To Build 5,200 Settlement Homes In East Jerusalem

Despite growing tension with Palestinians, Israeli right-wing PM Netanyahu has planned to build 5,200 new settlement...

Canada-Style Trade Deal For UK Ruled Out: EU Aide
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Canada-Style Trade Deal For UK Ruled Out: EU Aide

Stefaan De Rynck, senior advisor of chief EU negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier, said Britain is too geographicall...

Sole COVID-19 Patient In Sri Lanka Discharged From Hospital After Recovery
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Sole COVID-19 Patient In Sri Lanka Discharged From Hospital After Recovery

The sole COVID-19 patient in Sri Lanka was discharged from hospital after being fully cured.

Putin Discloses Details Of Russian Cabinet Reshuffle
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Putin Discloses Details Of Russian Cabinet Reshuffle

Putin discussed the resignation of the government with Medvedev in advance. Deputy chairman of Russia's Security Cou...

31 COVID-19 Patients In Critical Condition Discharged After Recovery In Wuhan
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31 COVID-19 Patients In Critical Condition Discharged After Recovery In Wuhan

As of Wednesday, 145 patients had been discharged from the hospital after recovery. Hubei saw 1,266 patients dischar...

1,000 Passengers, Crew Members Disembark From Westerdam Cruise Ship
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1,000 Passengers, Crew Members Disembark From Westerdam Cruise Ship

Health authorities have been thoroughly providing health checks to the remaining Westerdam passengers both on the sh...

Coronavirus: Tokyo Marathon Confirms Cancellation Of General Public Entry
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Coronavirus: Tokyo Marathon Confirms Cancellation Of General Public Entry

The Tokyo Marathon organizers announced here on Monday that there will be no general public participation because of...

Coronavirus: China’s Hubei Reports 1,933 New Coronavirus Cases
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Coronavirus: China’s Hubei Reports 1,933 New Coronavirus Cases

Hubei sees 1,933 new confirmed cases, 100 new deaths, and 1,016 patients discharged from hospital.

Asians Battle Growing US Xenophobia
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Asians Battle Growing US Xenophobia

As China races to contain the novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak and minimize its international spread, Chinese pe...

Growth Goal Crucial Amid Outbreak
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Growth Goal Crucial Amid Outbreak

To prevent the economy from falling below the "bottom line", additional monetary and fiscal policies are needed to h...

Xi: Outbreak’s Lessons Must Be Learned
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Xi: Outbreak’s Lessons Must Be Learned

Disease prevention, detection, control systems need to be strengthened

WHO Chief Defends Praise For Response
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WHO Chief Defends Praise For Response

Leaders of the World Health Organization have applauded China’s massive response to the outbreak of the novel ...

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