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World Canada, Lebanon report Iran-linked COVID-19 cases as concerns rise
Author: 0 Canada, Lebanon report Iran-linked COVID-19 cases as concerns rise

An eruption of new virus cases in South Korea , Iran and Chinese hospitals and prisons rekindled concerns Friday about the spread of a deadly disease that has killed more than 2,200 people. Globally, more than 77,000 people have been infected in 29 countries, and more than 2,300 have died. He said China's switch back to the original reporting system might be a sign of improved lab-testing capacity.

World COVID-19 patients soar to 204 in Korea
Author: 0 COVID-19 patients soar to 204 in Korea

That brings its total number of confirmed cases to 75,465. Other deaths have occurred in Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines and France. A second coronavirus patient, a woman in her fifties, died on Friday after being moved from Daegu to South Korea's second-largest city Busan for treatment, South Korea's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

World Iran's president claims Trump will avoid war ahead of 2020 vote
Author: 0 Iran's president claims Trump will avoid war ahead of 2020 vote

Voters could also be swayed by patriotism and nationalistic fervor in the wake of Soleimani's killing, especially those who see the need of a strong government to respond to any threat from the U.S. Trump administration wants a new deal that further curbs Iran's nuclear programme, ends its ballistic missile programme and its involvement in decades of proxy wars in the Middle East.

World Oil prices gain with supply fears over Libya, Rosneft
Author: 0 Oil prices gain with supply fears over Libya, Rosneft

The measure further complicates the already strained relations between the United States and Russian Federation. "Reliance will continue its direct communications with the US Government to ensure that Reliance's purchases of Venezuelan oil after the RTSA sanctions are both compliant with US sanctions and consistent with US policies regarding Venezuelan oil sector", the Indian refiner said in a statement.

World Coronavirus cases top 500 on cruise ship off Japan
Author: 0 Coronavirus cases top 500 on cruise ship off Japan

Around half of all known cases of the virus outside China have been found aboard the Diamond Princess , which was ordered to stay under quarantine at the port of Yokohama on February 3. The newly infected passengers range in age from their teens to their 70s and include 35 Japanese nationals, according to the ministry. More than 540 passengers in the Japanese port Yokohama are confirmed to have the virus, after 88 additional cases were confirmed on Tuesday.

World Trump Grants Clemency to 11, Including Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich
Author: 0 Trump Grants Clemency to 11, Including Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

For instance, Nelson Peltz, the billionaire who threw Trump a fundraiser last weekend, backed pardoning Milken , along with Sheldon and Miriam Adelson, Patriots owner Robert Kraft, Fox host Maria Bartiromo, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a range of Trump's NY friends and Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao.

World Americans evacuated from cruise ship in Japan test positive for coronavirus
Author: 0 Americans evacuated from cruise ship in Japan test positive for coronavirus

The Diamond Princess has been around quarantine since February 3 following a guy who disembarked at Hong Kong was diagnosed with the virus. The Australians will then enter a 14-day quarantine period before they can return home. Passengers who did show symptoms would not be allowed to board a flight home, the CDC said in a statement. [AFP/File / Rizwan TABASSUM] Chinese authorities have pointed to the slowing rise in cases as proof their measures are working to stem the spread, even as the ...

World U.S. decision to raise tariffs on European Union planes escalates trade tensions: Airbus
Author: 0 U.S. decision to raise tariffs on European Union planes escalates trade tensions: Airbus

USTR's decision ignores the many submissions made by U.S. airlines, highlighting the fact that they - and the United States flying public - will ultimately have to pay these tariffs. The EU filed a counter-complaint shortly after, with the WTO later ruling that both the U.S. and EU were both guilty. In a statement, the US Trade Representative said it is also leaving duties on other European products, such as Scotch Whisky and French wine, at 25 percent.

World In Classic Style, Manchin Professes That He Might Endorse Trump's Reelection
Author: 0 In Classic Style, Manchin Professes That He Might Endorse Trump's Reelection

If this resolution was in effect at the beginning of the year, President Trump would have still been able to carry out strikes against Iran and General Soleimani (which I supported). Concerned about Trump's erratic approach to the Middle East and about the prospect that similar tensions might at any point escalate toward war, Senators Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Susan Collins of Maine, Mike Lee of Utah, Jerry Moran of Kansas, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, ...

World Trump praises Barr, attacks prosecutors in Roger Stone case
Author: 0 Trump praises Barr, attacks prosecutors in Roger Stone case

Comey dripped components of his classified memoranda hallowing discussions he had with President Trump in order to trigger an unique advice. The prosecutors demanded that Stone be sentenced to nine years in prison to which the Justice Department had agreed, only to shift decisions in a court filing to cut Stone's sentence to three to four years.

World Pompeo 'outraged' by United Nations list of firms with settlement ties
Author: 0 Pompeo 'outraged' by United Nations list of firms with settlement ties

They have also more broadly questioned the legitimacy of the Human Rights Council. The UN list included a vast array of prominent Israeli companies in major sectors - from food to transport and communications - that work both in the occupied West Bank but also represent a large part of the country's economy.

World Roger stone case: Four prosecutors quit after interference
Author: 0 Roger stone case: Four prosecutors quit after interference

After chastising the prosecutors and judge in the trial of his longtime adviser Roger Stone , President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the jury that convicted the veteran Republican operative, raising further concerns about political interference in the USA judicial system.

World Standard poodle takes best in show at Westminster Kennel Club competition
Author: 0 Standard poodle takes best in show at Westminster Kennel Club competition

Westminster Kennel Club dog show airs from 7:30 p.m.to 11 p.m. on FS1 (Fox Sports 1 ). A standard poodle named Siba was crowned "Best in Show" at the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in NY on Tuesday, taking home the grand prize in the most prestigious competition for pure-bred canines in the United States.

Author: 0 Death toll for coronavirus exceeds 1,000 people as China removes officials

China and the WHO will form a joint expert team to conduct in-depth discussions on and evaluations of the novel coronavirus epidemic and the containment, a National Health Commission spokesperson said. The weeklong holiday began on January 24, but the Chinese government said on January 27 this would be extended until February 2 as the number of coronavirus cases multiplied.

World Sinn Fein's Conor Murphy issues apology to Quinn family
Author: 0 Sinn Fein's Conor Murphy issues apology to Quinn family

Members of the public arrive to cast their votes at St Anthonys boys school in Ballinlough, Cork. In Dublin, a stream of voters made their way to polling stations. McDonald, a 50-year-old Dubliner, has helped Sinn Fein shed its hard-line image since replacing Gerry Adams, a Belfast native who led the party from 1983 to 2018.

World Hunter Biden's confidential banking records released to Senate for investigation
Author: 0 Hunter Biden's confidential banking records released to Senate for investigation

Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), the highest Democrat at the Finance Committee, stated that the Treasury Division is "voluntarily cooperating" with the Senate Republicans' requests "at lightning pace". As the Senate Republicans' records requests show, the quest for corroboration continues. The senators are also sought details on Hunter Biden's travel dates and locations while receiving Secret Service protection.

World Principal who said Kobe Bryant's death was 'karma' put on leave
Author: 0 Principal who said Kobe Bryant's death was 'karma' put on leave

It, however, appeared Sejkora doubled down on her previous sentiments by following up with another post saying: "You are free to judge me for the post just as I am free to judge the person the post was about". Commenting on why so many individuals had been affected by Bryant's loss of life even when they didn't know him, Leslie stated, "I actually assume it's the concept you rooted for him otherwise you didn't, however that was an emotion evoked both manner".

World Sanders moves on to NH after strong Iowa results
Author: 0 Sanders moves on to NH after strong Iowa results

Ahead of his performance, Justin Vernon released a statement about his support for Sanders: "I believe, unequivocally, that all people deserve support, love, and the freedom to choose how to live their own lives. Earlier Tuesday at a Rally in New Hampshire, Joe Biden went after Sanders on Medicare for All, saying the plan lack specifics and would never pass Congress.

World Mike Pompeo tours Kazakhstan with Caution over Chinese investment
Author: 0 Mike Pompeo tours Kazakhstan with Caution over Chinese investment

During the talks, Mike Pmpeo conveyed greetings from the US. "They said they were very concerned about human rights and freedoms, and they expressed concern and solicitude for all of the Uyghur and Kazakh victims in Xinjiang", he said. Pomepo didn't really respond to the first part of Toleukhanova's question in which she mentioned that previous year "RFE/RL journalists were physically attacked while doing their jobs, multiple times, and authorities have made no progress to try to find ...

World Two Dead, One Wounded in Texas A&M University-Commerce Attack
Author: 0 Two Dead, One Wounded in Texas A&M University-Commerce Attack

According to the TAMUC website , Pride Rock is "a three-story, suite style residence hall for male and female students that recently graduated high school". © Bing Maps © 2020 HERE/Microsoft Location of a shooting at Texas A&M-Commerce outside Dallas, Texas. We will continue to share updates as they are available.

World Rush Limbaugh has advanced lung cancer
Author: 0 Rush Limbaugh has advanced lung cancer

Limbaugh, 69, told his radio audience Monday that he was diagnosed with an advanced stage of the disease. "Everybody that knows what you've done - how you've taken a lot of hits over the years, standing up for this country, our Constitution, your belief in God [and] your belief in life, you fighting fights every single solitary day to make this a more ideal union, a better country.

World Officials believe Al-Qaeda leader killed in USA airstrike
Author: 0 Officials believe Al-Qaeda leader killed in USA airstrike

A US official who was briefed on the strike told the Times that the Central Intelligence Agency learned of al-Rimi's whereabouts from an informer in Yemen in November and that the government used tracking drones to follow him. The CIA believes he was involved in the 2008 attack on the U.S. Embassy in Sana that killed 10 guards and four civilians. In 2013, in a message "to the American nation", Rimi said: "Your security is not achieved by despoiling other nations' security or by attacking ...

World Trump rape accuser E. Jean Carroll seeks his DNA in defamation suit
Author: 0 Trump rape accuser E. Jean Carroll seeks his DNA in defamation suit

Last June, New York Magazine published an excerpt from Carroll's book "What Do We Need Men For?: A Modest Proposal", in which she alleged that in either 1995 or 1996 she ran into Trump as she was about to exit Bergdorf Goodman. Summer Zervos, a one-time contestant on Trump's reality television show The Apprentice , has also sued him for defamation after he said she lied in claiming that he groped and forcibly kissed her.

World Jared Kushner: A pivotal moment in the Middle East
Author: 0 Jared Kushner: A pivotal moment in the Middle East

It will also establish a generous trust to support and compensate refugees, finally empowering them to build their lives in a land where they enjoy the same rights and privileges as their fellow citizens. Gantz announced late Wednesday that he would bring the Trump initiative before parliament for approval next week. That would be popular among many Palestinians - who increasingly view the Palestinian Authority as an enforcer of the Israeli occupation.

World China agrees to accept help from World Health Organization as coronavirus outbreak worsens
Author: 0 China agrees to accept help from World Health Organization as coronavirus outbreak worsens

Details: The World Health Organization announced it will organize the worldwide group "as soon as possible to work with Chinese counterparts on increasing understanding of the outbreak to guide global response efforts". There is now no vaccine to prevent 2019-nCoV infection. Fauci explained that China was now using both the antiviral remdesivir and the antiretroviral drug Kaletra (lopinavir and ritonavir) on a compassionate basis on some nCoV patients.

World Young climate activist fears words not action at Davos
Author: 0 Young climate activist fears words not action at Davos

I've done this before, and I can assure you that it doesn't work". Mnuchin said he had a breakfast meeting with his British counterpart minister Sajid Javid on Saturday, having also spoken to him this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos .

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