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Hong Kong bans entry of visitors from China virus province


Sun, 26 Jan 2020 14:57:03 -0500

Residents of China's Hubei province, where the new coronavirus outbreak was first reported, will be banned from entering Hong Kong from Monday as China tries to halt the rapid spread of the outbreak.

French citizens to be evacuated from Wuhan by airplane: minister


Sun, 26 Jan 2020 14:50:17 -0500

French citizens will be evacuated from the Wuhan area in China that is the center of a coronavirus outbreak, French Health Minister Agnes Buzyn said on Sunday.

Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash: TMZ


Sun, 26 Jan 2020 14:47:02 -0500

Retired basketball star Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on Sunday morning, TMZ reported.

China testing HIV drug as treatment for new coronavirus, AbbVie says


Sun, 26 Jan 2020 14:34:54 -0500

China is testing an HIV drug as a treatment for symptoms of the new coronavirus that is rapidly spreading, said drugmaker AbbVie Inc on Sunday.

Los Angeles County confirms first case of coronavirus


Sun, 26 Jan 2020 14:15:22 -0500

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said on Sunday it had confirmed the first case of the novel coronavirus in county.

WeWork inks office space deal with SoftBank-backed Gympass: sources


Sun, 26 Jan 2020 14:10:04 -0500

WeWork has signed a deal to provide space to 250 employees of gym membership app company Compass in New York, the latest example of the U.S. office-sharing start-up's majority owner, SoftBank Group Corp, using its connections to buoy its business, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

China's cabinet to extend Lunar New Year holidays: state broadcaster


Sun, 26 Jan 2020 13:54:40 -0500

China's cabinet announced it will extend the Lunar New Year holidays to Feb. 2, to strengthen the prevention and control of the new coronavirus, state broadcaster CCTV reported early on Monday.

Trump to meet with Israel's Netanyahu and Gantz on peace plan on Monday


Sun, 26 Jan 2020 13:48:03 -0500

U.S. President Donald Trump will hold back-to-back meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz on Monday, and likely share some details of his Middle East peace plan, a U.S. source familiar with the plan said on Sunday.

Alibaba's Taobao takes down overpriced face masks on its marketplace


Sun, 26 Jan 2020 13:31:41 -0500

Alibaba's Taobao marketplace said on Sunday that it has removed sales of face masks from shops that show "unstable prices or false advertising", as prices for the products surged as Chinese consumers race to protect themselves from the coronavirus outbreak.

Iraqi security forces clash with protesters in Baghdad and other cities


Sun, 26 Jan 2020 13:29:19 -0500

Iraqi security forces fired teargas and live bullets in clashes on Sunday with protesters who resisted with stones and petrol bombs, Reuters witnesses and security sources said.

Rabbis call for removal of church at Auschwitz


Sun, 26 Jan 2020 13:18:16 -0500

Four U.S. rabbis led by New York's Avi Weiss gathered on Sunday in front of a church next to the Nazi German death camp at Birkenau in Poland arguing for its removal from a site where more than a million Jews were murdered.

Taiwan offers virus help to China but tightens visitor rules


Sun, 26 Jan 2020 12:52:27 -0500

Taiwan's vice president-elect on Sunday offered help to rival China to fight the new coronavirus outbreak, as authorities in the island further tightened restrictions on visitors from China to prevent its spread.

WHO chief says he is on way to China to confer on virus, boost response


Sun, 26 Jan 2020 12:45:16 -0500

The World Health Organization's director-general said late on Sunday he was on his way to Beijing to confer with Chinese officials and health experts about the coronavirus outbreak.

Trump says lead impeachment Democrat Schiff has not paid 'price, yet'


Sun, 26 Jan 2020 12:13:57 -0500

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that the Democratic lawmaker leading the impeachment case against him, Representative Adam Schiff, has "not paid the price, yet" for his actions, a statement Schiff said he viewed as a threat.

Rolexes and cars; Lebanese spend big to prise savings from the bank


Sun, 26 Jan 2020 11:04:38 -0500

When she heard Lebanese banks would limit cash withdrawals, Rita, a doctor, rushed out to buy a $10,000 Rolex watch on her credit card, anxious to protect some of her savings. "It's better than keeping my money in the bank," she said.

Hong Kong to ban entry of people from virus outbreak province


Sun, 26 Jan 2020 10:33:05 -0500

Hong Kong's government said on Sunday it will ban residents of China's Hubei province, where the new coronavirus outbreak was first reported, or people who have visited Hubei in the past 14 days from entering the city from Monday.

Defense at Senate trial says ousting Trump would be 'massive interference' in election


Sun, 26 Jan 2020 10:17:11 -0500

Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump told his Senate impeachment trial on Saturday that Democrats' efforts to remove the president from office would set a "very, very dangerous" precedent in an election year.

Dinner download: Tape surfaces of Trump calling for envoy's firing


Sun, 26 Jan 2020 10:17:11 -0500

Halfway through a dinner at the Trump Hotel, U.S. President Donald Trump can be heard giving the order to remove the U.S ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, according to a video that surfaced on Saturday.

Mayor of China's Wuhan expects another 1,000 virus cases in the city


Sun, 26 Jan 2020 09:47:51 -0500

The mayor of China's Wuhan, epicenter of an outbreak of a coronavirus that has killed 56 and infected more than 2,000 in China, said on Sunday he expects another 1,000 new patients in the city, highlighting the immense pressure on Wuhan's infrastructure.

After Brexit-settling election, UK firms see business bounce


Sun, 26 Jan 2020 09:31:41 -0500

At Bruderer UK, a small firm selling metal-stamping machines from an industrial estate just north of London, business kicked into high gear right after Prime Minister Boris Johnson's big election win last month.