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Global spread of coronavirus raises pandemic fears

02/23/20 8:59 PM

Fears grew on Monday that the coronavirus outbreak in China will grow into a pandemic with disruptive and deadly consequences for countries around the world, after sharp rises in infections in South Korea, Italy and Iran.

Four Chinese provinces lower coronavirus emergency response level

02/23/20 8:59 PM

Four Chinese provinces Yunnan, Guangdong, Shanxi and Guizhou on Monday lowered their coronavirus emergency response measures, local health commissions said.

South Korea reports 161 new cases of coronavirus, brings total to 763

02/23/20 8:56 PM

South Korea reported 161 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of infected patients in the country to 763, health authorities said on Monday, a day after the government raised its infectious disease alert to its highest level.

Concern over coronavirus spread as cases jump in South Korea, Italy and Iran

02/23/20 8:33 PM

International concern about the spread of coronavirus outside China grew on Sunday with sharp rises in infections in South Korea, Italy and Iran.

Trump administration backs off sending coronavirus patients to Alabama -governor

02/23/20 8:33 PM

The Trump administration has backed off plans to quarantine patients from the Diamond Princess cruise ship stricken with coronavirus at a federal facility in Alabama, the state's governor and a U.S. senator said on Sunday.

Amazon in Holocaust row about 'Hunters' series, anti-Semitic books

02/23/20 8:30 PM

The Auschwitz Memorial criticized Amazon on Sunday for fictitious depictions of the Holocaust in its Prime series "Hunters" and for selling books of Nazi propaganda.

Democratic rivals aim to slow Sanders' momentum after his big win in Nevada

02/23/20 8:29 PM

U.S. Democratic presidential contenders campaigned across the country on Sunday seeking to blunt Bernie Sanders' momentum after his dominant victory in Nevada solidified his front-runner status ahead of 15 key nominating contests in the next 10 days.

Coronavirus clampdown spreads fear and doubt in northern Italy

02/23/20 8:26 PM

Some people fled, some stocked up on essentials, others simply called for calm after authorities imposed stringent measures on swathes of northern Italy to try to halt an outbreak of coronavirus.

Former 2020 Democratic candidate Williamson endorses Sanders' presidential bid

02/23/20 8:14 PM

Marianne Williamson, who made an unsuccessful bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, has thrown her support behind former rival Bernie Sanders, appearing at a rally in Texas with the progressive senator.

U.S. judge rejects Roger Stone's request she be kicked off his case

02/23/20 8:05 PM

A U.S. federal judge on Sunday denied a request by Roger Stone's lawyers that she be removed from the case in which she last week sentenced the long-time adviser to President Donald Trump to three years and four months in prison.

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