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Jan 23, 2020

Canada girds for new coronavirus, 17 years after deadly SARS epidemic
The arrival of a new, sometimes deadly strain of coronavirus to just outside Canada's borders has health officials determined not to repeat the country's stumbling response to the SARS epidemic 17 years ago.

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Jan 23, 2020

The latest on the coronavirus spreading in China and beyond
An outbreak of a new coronavirus that began in the central Chinese city of Wuhan has killed 18 people and infected nearly 650 globally.

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Jan 23, 2020

WHO says 'bit too early' to declare coronavirus a global emergency
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday it was "a bit too early" to declare a new coronavirus a global health emergency as China put millions of people on lockdown amid an outbreak that has killed 18 people and infected more than 630.

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Jan 23, 2020

Weinstein defense grills actress Annabella Sciorra about alleged rape
Actress Annabella Sciorra testified on Thursday that Harvey Weinstein pinned her hands behind her head and violently raped her more than 25 years ago, becoming the first accuser to take the stand against the former Hollywood producer in his sexual assault trial.

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Jan 23, 2020

Gilead assessing potential use of Ebola drug as China virus treatment
Gilead Sciences Inc said on Thursday it was assessing whether its experimental Ebola treatment could be used to treat the new coronavirus that has caused a disease outbreak in China.

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Jan 23, 2020

Wall Street pares losses on positive coronavirus news
Wall Street struggled for direction on Thursday as investors digested mixed earnings and developing news about the coronavirus outbreak emanating from China.

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Jan 23, 2020

Democrats resume arguments in Trump trial; Republicans seem unswayed
Democrats on Thursday resumed their arguments at U.S. President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial for removing him from office, but his fellow Republicans gave scant indication of relenting in their resistance to the Democratic case.

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Jan 23, 2020

Trump administration scales back U.S. water protections
The Trump administration finalized a rule on Thursday to pare back the types of waterways protected from pollution under federal law, easing burdens on industries like agriculture and mining but angering environmental groups.

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Jan 23, 2020

Saudi Arabia denies case of coronavirus infection
A Saudi health ministry affiliate said on Thursday there were no cases of coronavirus in the kingdom, denying earlier reports of an expatriate resident being infected.

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Jan 23, 2020

WHO says not declaring virus a global emergency but taking it seriously
The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday that the new coronavirus that has emerged in China and spread to several other countries does not yet constitute an international emergency but it was tracking its evolution "every minute".

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Jan 23, 2020

Lam says Hong Kong has system in place to handle coronavirus
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam told global elites in Davos on Thursday she is "cautiously confident" the city will get through the flu-like virus that threatens to inflict more pain on the protest-hit city.

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Jan 23, 2020

U.S. imposes fresh Iran-related sanctions on two people, six companies
The United States on Thursday said it blacklisted two companies based in Hong Kong, one in Shanghai and one in Dubai for helping Iran's state-owned National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) export millions of dollars of goods in violation of U.S. sanctions.

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Jan 23, 2020

Coronavirus fears weigh on global equity markets
The biggest tumble in Chinese stocks in more than eight months led global equity markets lower on Thursday as concern mounted about the coronavirus outbreak in China.

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Jan 23, 2020

Healthy travel demand helps cushion 737 MAX toll for American, Southwest
Healthy travel demand should continue to cushion results for American Airlines Group Inc and Southwest Airlines Co , the two said on Thursday, even as the prolonged Boeing 737 MAX grounding weighs on costs and profits.

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Jan 23, 2020

Portugal investigates firms co-owned by dos Santos; Angola may seek arrest warrant
Portugal's market watchdog has launched inquiries into various firms where Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos holds stakes, after Angola's chief prosecutor said she could face an international arrest warrant if she fails to cooperate in a fraud investigation.

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Jan 23, 2020

Iran is screening passengers from China for symptoms of coronavirus: Iran health official
Iran is screening passengers from China at Tehran's Imam Khomeini international airport for symptoms of coronavirus, the head of the center for infectious disease control at Iran's health ministry said on Thursday, according to the semi-official Fars news agency.

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Jan 23, 2020

Greta rejects U.S. Treasury chief's degree dig in latest climate clash
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Greta Thunberg on Thursday she should study economics, a jibe which prompted the climate activist to say she did not need a degree to know the world was not meeting its climate targets.

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Jan 23, 2020

China puts millions on lockdown as virus toll rises to 18 and WHO weighs response
China put millions of people on lockdown on Thursday in two cities at the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed 18 people and infected more than 630, as authorities around the world worked to prevent a global pandemic.

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Jan 23, 2020

World leaders at Jerusalem conference condemn rising anti-Semitism
World leaders voiced alarm at resurgent anti-Semitism on Thursday as they gathered at Israel's national Holocaust Memorial to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz.

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Jan 23, 2020

Actress Sciorra on alleged Weinstein rape: 'I couldn't fight anymore'
Actress Annabella Sciorra testified that Harvey Weinstein pinned her hands behind her head and violently raped her more than 25 years ago in her apartment as prosecutors began making their sexual assault case against the former Hollywood producer.

Reuters Top News
Jan 23, 2020

Saudi disease prevention center says no cases of coronavirus in Saudi
The Saudi Center For Disease Prevention And Control tweeted on Thursday that there were: "No cases of the novel coronavirus(2019-nCoV)in Saudi Arabia so far."

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Jan 23, 2020

Goldman Sachs to companies: Hire at least one woman director if you want to go public
From June 30, Goldman Sachs Group Inc will only help take a company public if it has at least one diverse board member, as such companies perform better after listing, Chief Executive David Solomon said on CNBC on Thursday.

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Jan 23, 2020

Hundreds of Central Americans enter Mexico under watch of security forces
Hundreds of Central Americans crossed the Guatemalan border into Mexico early on Thursday, testing the Mexican government's resolve to stem the movement of people north under pressure from the United States.

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Jan 23, 2020

Dos Santos calls new corruption allegations 'extremely false'
Angolan billionaire and former first daughter Isabel dos Santos denied corruption accusations against her on Thursday after she was named a suspect in mismanagement and misallocation of funds by Angolan prosecutors.

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Jan 23, 2020

Trump administration rolls out new rule to limit 'birth tourism'
President Donald Trump's administration rolled out a new rule on Thursday that aims to limit "birth tourism" by women who enter the United States on tourist visas with the intention of obtaining citizenship for their babies born on American soil.

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Jan 23, 2020

CDC raises Wuhan travel alert as coronavirus outbreak escalates
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday raised its travel alert for the coronavirus outbreak to a level 3, recommending people avoid all nonessential travel to Wuhan, China.

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Jan 23, 2020

Trump environmental agency to scale back U.S. water protections
The Trump administration on Thursday will finalize a rule to pare back the types of waterways protected from pollution under federal law, a move intended to ease burdens on industries like agriculture and mining.

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Jan 23, 2020

China's Hebei province confirms first death outside epicenter of virus outbreak
China's Hebei provincial health authority said a patient infected with the new coronavirus has died, marking the first confirmed death outside Hubei province where the outbreak began.

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Jan 23, 2020

Egypt starts screening travelers from China for new coronavirus
Egypt started screening passengers arriving from China for signs of the new coronavirus outbreak at all entry points into the country, the health ministry and airport sources said on Thursday.

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Jan 23, 2020

Millions on virus lockdown in China as WHO weighs response
China put millions of people on lock down on Thursday in two cities at the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people and infected more than 630, as authorities around the world worked to prevent a global pandemic.

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Jan 23, 2020

Turkey to start screening passengers on flights from China: Anadolu
Turkey will screen passengers on all flights from China with thermal cameras upon arrival, Anadolu news agency reported on Thursday.

Reuters Top News
Jan 23, 2020

China virus scare, disappointing earnings drive Wall St. lower
U.S. stock indexes fell on Thursday, as mounting worries over a coronavirus outbreak in China, disappointing corporate earnings and weakness in financial stocks prompted investors to hit the brakes after a strong rally this year.

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Jan 23, 2020

Portugal probes firms co-owned by dos Santos; Angola may seek arrest warrant
Portugal's market watchdog launched inquiries into various firms where Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos holds stakes, it said on Thursday, after Angola's chief prosecutor said she could face an international arrest warrant if she fails to cooperate in a fraud investigation.

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Jan 23, 2020

Actress Annabella Sciorra takes the stand in Weinstein rape trial
Actress Annabella Sciorra took the stand in Harvey Weinstein's New York rape trial on Thursday as prosecutors try to prove that the former Hollywood producer was a serial predator who sexually assaulted young women.

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Jan 23, 2020

Trump will have hard time blocking potential Bolton trial testimony
President Donald Trump would have a tough time blocking John Bolton's testimony in his U.S. Senate impeachment trial by invoking the legal doctrine called executive privilege if his former national security adviser is subpoenaed as a witness, according to legal experts.

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Jan 23, 2020

Democrats try to persuade reluctant Republicans to join push to remove Trump
Democrats were poised on Thursday to press forward at U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial with their arguments for removing him from office, but his fellow Republicans showed no signs of softening their resistance to the Democratic case.

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Jan 23, 2020

Indian nurse in Saudi hospital infected by coronavirus: Indian minister's tweet
An Indian nurse working at a hospital in southwestern Saudi Arabia has been infected by the coronavirus amid an outbreak that has killed 17 people in China, India's minister of state for external affairs said on Thursday.

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Jan 23, 2020

Netanyahu, Pence denounce 'anti-Semitic' Iran at Holocaust memorial ceremony
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced Iran on Thursday as "the most anti-Semitic regime on the planet", telling world leaders at a Holocaust memorial event that Israel would always defend itself against those seeking to destroy it.

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Jan 23, 2020

UK's Prince Charles, in Jerusalem, honors grandmother's wartime heroism saving Jews
Britain's Prince Charles paid homage on Thursday to his grandmother, Princess Alice, for sheltering Jews in Nazi-occupied Greece, saying the royal family took great pride in Israel's recognition of her heroism in the Holocaust.

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Jan 23, 2020

Vietnam says two Chinese citizens in Vietnam confirmed to have coronavirus
Two Chinese citizens in Vietnam have tested positive for coronavirus but are in "good condition, Vietnam's health ministry said on Thursday.

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Jan 23, 2020

Beijing's Forbidden City to be closed to tourists amid virus outbreak: People's Daily
Beijing's Palace Museum, also known as The Forbidden City, will be closed to tourists from Saturday as China battles the outbreak of a coronavirus, the official People's Daily reported on Thursday.

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Jan 23, 2020

Portugal's market regulator launches inquiries following Luanda Leaks
Portugal's market regulator has launched inquiries into auditors and companies including oil group Galp and telecoms firm NOS following the release of files on Angola's former first daughter Isabel dos Santos, it said on Thursday.

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Jan 23, 2020

Wuhan to build designated hospital to treat coronavirus patients: Beijing News
The Chinese city of Wuhan, epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak, will build a dedicated hospital to treat patients, which it aims to complete in six days, state media outlet Beijing News reported on Thursday, citing an unnamed source at the construction company that will build it.

Reuters Top News
Jan 23, 2020

Singapore confirms first case of new China virus, another likely
Singapore on Thursday confirmed its first case of a new strain of coronavirus that has killed 17 and infected more than 630 people in China, the health ministry said.

Reuters Top News
Jan 23, 2020

Tesla overtakes Volkswagen as world's second most valuable carmaker
Tesla Inc has overtaken Germany's Volkswagen as the world's second most valuable carmaker behind Japan's Toyota , as the meteoric rise in the U.S. electric vehicle maker's shares reshuffles the global market.

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Jan 23, 2020

China aviation regulator says passengers can get full refunds for flight tickets nationwide
China's aviation regulator said on Thursday passengers will be able to receive full refunds on their flight tickets nationwide starting on Friday due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Jan 23, 2020

World leaders gather in Jerusalem for Auschwitz liberation anniversary
Dozens of world leaders gathered in Jerusalem on Thursday to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, amid a backdrop of rising anti-Semitism in Europe and the United States.

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Jan 23, 2020

Pence says the world must stand strong against Iran, anti-Semitism
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday said the world must stand strong against "a vile tide of anti-Semitism" sweeping the world, and singled out Iran as a main perpetrator.

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Jan 23, 2020

Democrats pressure resistant Republicans to join push to oust Trump
Democrats planned to plow ahead on Thursday at U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial with their arguments for removing him from office, but Republicans showed no signs of softening their resistance to the Democratic case.

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Jan 23, 2020

World Court orders Myanmar to protect Rohingya from acts of genocide
The International Court of Justice on Thursday ordered Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect its Rohingya population from genocide, a ruling cheered by refugees as their first major legal victory since being forced from their homes.

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Jan 23, 2020

China orders 'unprecedented' lockdown of two cities at virus epicenter
China on Thursday locked down two cities at the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people and infected nearly 600, as health authorities around the world took action to prevent a global pandemic.

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Jan 23, 2020

‘The gate of justice is opened': Rohingya cheer as World Court orders Myanmar to protect them
Rohingya Muslims celebrated a decision by the International Court of Justice to order Myanmar to protect them, hovering over mobile phones in refugee camps to watch the first legal victory since a military-led crackdown drove them from their homes.

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Jan 23, 2020

Total number of coronavirus cases in China at 634: State TV
The total number of cases of the coronavirus outbreak has hit 634, Chinese state television reported on Thursday.

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Jan 23, 2020

Israel's Netanyahu calls Iran 'most anti-Semitic regime'
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday called Iran "the most antisemitic regime on the planet" during an address during a Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem.

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Jan 23, 2020

Insys founder faces stiff prison sentence, $100 million-plus in forfeiture
John Kapoor, the founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc , on Thursday could be sentenced to several years in prison and ordered to forfeit up to $113 million for his role in a bribery and fraud scheme that contributed to the U.S. opioid crisis.

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Jan 23, 2020

Factbox: The virus that wears a crown - New China virus is part of coronavirus family
Here are some key features of coronaviruses and what we know about the new virus that was identified in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.

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Jan 23, 2020

South Africa ups surveillance for all travelers from Asia after coronavirus outbreak
South Africa's Department of Health said on Thursday port health authorities have enhanced surveillance for all travelers from Asia, especially China, following an outbreak of coronavirus in the country.

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Jan 23, 2020

Singapore confirms first case of new China virus: Straits Times
Singapore on Thursday confirmed its first case of a new strain of coronavirus that has killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people in China, the Straits Times newspaper reported.

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Jan 23, 2020

Futures inch lower on worsening China virus concerns, mixed earnings
U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Thursday on rising worries over the coronavirus outbreak in China that prompted a lockdown of two cities in the country, with a mixed bag of results adding to the dour sentiment.

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Jan 23, 2020

Virus fears sap stocks; ECB gets ready for rethink
World shares fell on Thursday, led by the biggest tumble in Chinese stocks in more than eight months, as concern mounted about a new coronavirus outbreak in China.

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Jan 23, 2020

Timeline: The Harvey Weinstein story: From studio to courtroom in 40 years
Here is a timeline recounting the highs and lows over 40 years in the life of Harvey Weinstein. Once one of Hollywood's most powerful executives, Weinstein is now on trial for rape in a Manhattan courtroom.

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Jan 23, 2020

Actress Annabella Sciorra expected to testify in Weinstein rape trial
Actress Annabella Sciorra is likely to take the stand in Harvey Weinstein's New York rape trial on Thursday as prosecutors try to prove that the former Hollywood producer was a serial predator who sexually assaulted young women.

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Jan 23, 2020

China locks down two cities at epicenter of virus outbreak
China put on lockdown on Thursday two cities at the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people and infected nearly 600, as health authorities around the world scramble to prevent a global pandemic.

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Jan 23, 2020

UAE to screen passengers on China flights after virus outbreak
The United Arab Emirates will screen passengers arriving on direct flights from China, airport's there said on Thursday, as health authorities around the world scramble to prevent a global pandemic.

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Jan 23, 2020

Chinese movies scrap Lunar New Year premieres due to virus outbreak
A virus outbreak in China has prompted seven Chinese films that were set to premiere during the country's Lunar New Year holiday to postpone screenings, forgoing what is usually the best week of the year at the Chinese box office.

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Jan 23, 2020

Britain says death toll from new coronavirus in China likely to rise
Britain's health minister said on Thursday that the number of cases of new coronavirus is likely to be higher than confirmed so far so the death toll will probably rise further.

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Jan 23, 2020

Abu Dhabi screen China flights as virus spreads
Abu Dhabi International, the base of carrier Etihad Airways, will screen passengers arriving from China, the airport said on Thursday, as the coronavirus outbreak in China spreads.

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Jan 23, 2020

World Court orders Myanmar to take steps to protect Rohingya
The International Court of Justice on Thursday ordered Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect its Muslim Rohingya population from persecution and atrocities, and preserve evidence of alleged crimes against them.

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Jan 23, 2020

Explainer: Highest U.N. court can tell states what to do - but not enforce
In ordering Myanmar on Thursday to take immediate measures to prevent atrocities against its Muslim Rohingya minority, the International Court of Justice in The Hague was handing down a binding ruling with no possibility of appeal - and no means of enforcement.

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Jan 23, 2020

Factbox: What we know about the coronavirus spreading in China and beyond
An outbreak of a new coronavirus that began in the central Chinese city of Wuhan has killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people globally.

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Jan 23, 2020

Wuhan lockdown 'unprecedented', shows commitment to contain virus: WHO representative in China
China's decision to lock down Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, shows how committed the authorities are to contain a viral outbreak that emerged in a seafood market there, a World Health Organization representative in Beijing said on Thursday.

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Jan 23, 2020

United States cautions Britain over Huawei
The United States cautioned Britain ahead of a decision by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on what role Huawei will have in 5G telecommunications networks that Washington still had significant concerns about the Chinese telecoms behemoth.

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Jan 23, 2020

China's Huanggang locked down over virus; Ezhou stops trains
Huanggang on Thursday became the second Chinese city to go into lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people and infected more than 630.

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Jan 23, 2020

Putin's political shake-up backed by Russian parliament in initial vote
Russia's lower house of parliament unanimously gave its initial backing on Thursday to sweeping constitutional changes proposed by President Vladimir Putin which are widely seen as an attempt to extend his influence after he steps down.

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Jan 23, 2020

China's mask makers cancel holidays, jack up wages as new virus spurs frenzied demand
Chinese face mask manufacturers are reopening factories shut for a national holiday, promising workers up to four times their normal wages as consumers emptied out stock in stores in a race to protect themselves from the new coronavirus infection.

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Jan 23, 2020

China locks down two cities at epicentre of virus outbreak
China put on lockdown on Thursday two cities at the epicentre of a new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people and infected nearly 600, as health authorities around the world scramble to prevent a global pandemic.

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Jan 23, 2020

China's Huanggang suspends public transport, closes indoor venues over coronavirus
China's Huanggang city is suspending its public bus and railway system from the end of Thursday due to the coronavirus outbreak, the city's public television said.

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Jan 23, 2020

Virus fears keep stocks red; ECB gets ready to rethink
World shares fell on Thursday, led by the biggest decline in Chinese stocks in more than eight months, as concern mounted about the spread of a deadly virus in China.

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Jan 23, 2020

Factbox: WHO expert panel to decide whether new virus is an emergency
A World Health Organisation panel of experts on the new coronavirus met on Thursday to evaluate whether the outbreak, which has spread from China to several countries, constitutes an international emergency.

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Jan 23, 2020

Indigenous Australians say traditional land burning could help counter bushfires
As bushfires engulf parts of southeastern Australia, indigenous Australians say their traditional land burning methods could help contain out-of-control blazes that have led to the worst wildfire season on record.

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Jan 23, 2020

Canadian waterbomber plane crashes while fighting Australia bushfires, three dead
A Canadian-owned C-130 Hercules air tanker crashed while fighting bushfires in Australia's alpine region on Thursday, killing all three of its crew, authorities said.

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Jan 23, 2020

China suspends shuttle buses, ferries into Wuhan due to coronavirus
China's transport ministry on Thursday suspended all shuttle buses and ferries going to the central city of Wuhan due to a coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 and infected nearly 600.

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Jan 23, 2020

Britain says Huawei alternatives are limited, decision soon: minister
Britain will soon decide what role China's Huawei will have in its 5G telecommunications network but there are only a limited number of alternative providers, business minister Andrea Leadsom said on Thursday.

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Jan 23, 2020

New coronavirus outbreak is a huge concern for the world, British minister says
Britain's business minister said on Thursday that the outbreak of a new coronavirus in China was a huge concern for the world.

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Jan 23, 2020

Coronavirus spotlights Japan contagion risks as Olympics loom
An outbreak of a new virus in China has raised fears of a global pandemic, forcing Japan to confront the possibility of deadly contagion and disruption as it prepares to host the 2020 Summer Olympics.

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Jan 23, 2020

Arrested Hong Kong protesters stuck in limbo as cases grind forward
Derek Tai was arrested outside Hong Kong's Legislative Council building last June, early in the city's anti-government protests, which have seen millions join demonstrations over the past seven months.

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Jan 23, 2020

Canadian air tanker crashes while fighting Australia bushfires, 3 dead
A Canadian-owned C-130 Hercules air tanker crashed while fighting bushfires in Australia's alpine region on Thursday, killing all three of its crew, authorities said.

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Jan 23, 2020

Passengers from China's Wuhan arriving in Rome checked for coronavirus: airport spokesman
Passengers on a China Southern Airlines flight from the Chinese city of Wuhan arriving at Rome's Fiumicino airport early on Thursday were checked for signs of coronavirus, an airport spokesman said.

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Jan 23, 2020

Trump impeachment: What happens next?
The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate will hear opening arguments in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial on Wednesday, beginning up to six days of presentations on the question of whether Trump should be removed from office.

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Jan 23, 2020

Factbox: C-130 Hercules aircraft used as water bombers to fight fires around the world
A Lockheed C-130 Hercules tanker fighting bushfires in Australia's alpine region crashed after losing contact with ground control on Thursday, authorities said. Modified versions of the aircraft are used around the world to dump large quantities of flame retardant or water on wildfires.

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Jan 23, 2020

IHG to waive fees for China hotel stay cancellations amid viral outbreak
InternContinental Hotels Group will allow customers to change or cancel stays scheduled up to Feb. 3 across mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan at no additional cost, the company said on its official WeChat account on Thursday.

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Jan 23, 2020

Residents of China's Wuhan rush to stock up as transport links severed
Residents of China's Wuhan scrambled to stock up on supplies on Thursday as authorities suspended transport links in and out of the city in a bid to stop the spread of a new coronavirus that has raised fears of a global pandemic.

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Jan 23, 2020

China locks down city of 11 million at epicenter of virus outbreak
China is putting on lockdown a city of 11 million people considered the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 and infected nearly 600, as health authorities around the world scramble to prevent a global pandemic.

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Jan 23, 2020

Seattle shooting leaves one dead, seven wounded; suspects at large
A violent altercation that escalated into gunfire in downtown Seattle left one woman dead and six other bystanders wounded outside a fast-food restaurant on Wednesday, and police said they were searching for at least two suspects.

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Jan 23, 2020

Singapore's Scoot cancels flight to China's Wuhan over virus outbreak
Singapore Airlines' budget carrier Scoot said on Thursday it had suspended its daily flights to China's Wuhan after authorities locked down the city at the center of a fast-spreading virus outbreak.

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Jan 23, 2020

Japan urges citizens to avoid non-urgent trips to Wuhan due to new coronavirus
Japan on Thursday raised its infectious disease advisory level for Wuhan to 2 from 1, urging its citizens to avoid non-urgent trips to the Chinese city that is considered the epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak, the Foreign Ministry said.

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Jan 22, 2020

Amazon asks court to pause Microsoft's work on Pentagon's JEDI contract
Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday it filed a motion in court to pause the U.S. Department of Defense and Microsoft Corp from carrying out an up to $10 billion cloud computing deal until a court rules on its protest of the contract award.

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Jan 22, 2020

Hong Kong rail operator to suspend some ticket sales to China's Wuhan
Hong Kong rail operator MTR Corp Ltd said on Thursday it would suspend sales of high speed tickets to and from China's Wuhan city, the source of an outbreak of a new flu-like virus.

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Jan 22, 2020

Taiwan's China Airlines suspends flights to Wuhan
Taiwan's China Airlines on Thursday said it would suspend flights to the central Chinese city of Wuhan from Jan. 23 to Feb. 29, after the city shut its airport as part of moves to tackle a new flu-like virus.

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Jan 22, 2020

Democrats accuse Trump at impeachment trial of corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine
Democrats accused President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial on Wednesday of a corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine to help him get re-elected and warned that America's global prestige would suffer if the U.S. Senate acquits him.

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