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Trump stops Europe flights, China says coronavirus could end by June
Travelers scrambled to rebook flights and markets reeled on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump imposed sweeping restrictions on travel from Europe, hitting battered airlines and heightening global alarm over the coronavirus.
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'Dr Tedros', the WHO chief leading the fight against the pandemic
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, head of the World Health Organization (WHO), has become the public face of the global fight against coronavirus.
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Pence defends Europe travel curbs as more U.S. coronavirus cases expected
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday defended the Trump administration's new restrictions on travel from European nations, saying the epicenter of the coronavirus has shifted from Asia to Europe.
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House Republicans call for delay on U.S. coronavirus bill, warn about future in Senate
Republicans on the U.S. House of Representatives Rules Committee on Thursday called for delaying consideration of Democrats' sweeping bill to address the coronavirus outbreak, describing the legislation as written in a rush and lacking Republican ideas.
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Airline crisis deepens as U.S. puts Europeans in coronavirus quarantine
European airlines bore the brunt of a dramatic expansion of the coronavirus crisis on Thursday, as U.S. travel curbs on much of the continent deepened the sector's misery and piled more pressure on governments to offer emergency support.
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Iran asks IMF for $5 billion emergency funding to fight coronavirus
Iran has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for emergency funding to help it fight the coronavirus outbreak that has hit the Islamic Republic hard, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday.
2020-03-12 14:38:08
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Stocks plunge into bear market as Trump's Europe travel ban adds to economic headwinds
Global stocks plunged into a bear market and oil slumped on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump banned travel from Europe to stem the spread of coronavirus, threatening more disruption to the world economy.
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A year documenting migration on the Rio Grande
A short stretch of the meandering Rio Grande - the river that marks the border between the United States and Mexico - has been for a long time a focal point for migrants looking to head north, seeking a better life.
2020-03-12 14:27:23
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WHO's Tedros urges world to 'double down' against virus pandemic
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) urged all countries on Thursday to "double down" in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-03-12 14:19:25
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Air France to decide later on Thursday whether to maintain flights to U.S.: spokesperson
French airliner Air France will decide later in the day whether to maintain its flights to the United States after President Donald Trump ordered a travel ban for Europeans, it said on Thursday.
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UK scientists not recommending U.S.-style travel ban: PM's spokesman
British scientists are not recommending the government introduce a U.S.-style travel ban to stop the spread of coronavirus, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday, after President Donald Trump restricted travel from Europe.
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First online U.S. census kicks off amid coronavirus fears
U.S. residents will begin receiving census forms in the mail as early as Thursday as the federal government kicks off its once-a-decade count of the population, a gargantuan effort crucial to guiding U.S. political and economic policy but which experts fear will be complicated by the spread of coronavirus.
2020-03-12 13:04:27
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As one of China's 'Detroits' reopens, world's automakers worry about disruptions
Automakers across the world face the possibility of extended supply chain disruptions as factories in China stutter back to life after closures due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Factbox: Automakers' sales sink in China due to coronavirus epidemic
Vehicle sales in China, the world's biggest car market, tumbled in February as customers stayed at home and away from dealerships due to the coronavirus epidemic that has killed more than 3,100 people in the world's second-biggest economy.
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Starved of dollars and drowning in debt, Lebanon's economy sinks fast
After importing medical supplies to Lebanon for 20 years, Hassan Hamdan shut his business in December. Sales were plummeting, clients couldn't pay, and the dollars he needed to buy imports had dried up. Now he drives an Uber.
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In migrant crisis, Greece caught between EU job descriptions
When the current European Commission took office in December, its president, Ursula von der Leyen, created the role of a commissioner for 'Promoting our European Way of Life' and handed the job to a Greek politician.
2020-03-12 12:21:42
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Sit, stay forever: Americans willing to pay top dollar to keep old dogs alive
On a follow-up visit after Sophie Cortellino's life-saving cardiac procedure, Dr. Anna Gelzer was delighted and family members were relieved to see her responding so well. Sophie agreed, her tail wagging excitedly.
2020-03-12 12:18:54
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U.S. senators seek to ban federal employees from using TikTok on their phones
Two Republican senators on Thursday introduced a bill aimed at banning federal employees from using Chinese social media app TikTok on their government-issued phones, amid growing national security concerns around the collection and sharing of data on U.S. users with China's government.
2020-03-12 12:15:34
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Brazil's gangs emerge as major cocaine exporters, flooding Europe with white powder
Years of rooting out drugs at the Brazilian seaport of Santos had given customs inspector Oswaldo Dias a good nose for suspicious cargo. A shipment of second-hand backhoes, bound for Europe late last year, seemed fishy.
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Democratic front-runner Biden to give speech on U.S. response to coronavirus outbreak
Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden will deliver a speech on the country's response to the coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, one day after he canceled upcoming public rallies amid widening public health concerns.
2020-03-12 12:06:30
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Coronavirus weighs on strained American system to care for homeless
Dexter Johnson often comes to the Bowery Mission to get a free meal, having struggled off and on with homelessness, but the 33-year-old New Yorker is thinking twice about sitting down in the crowded cafeteria and risking exposure to novel coronavirus.
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China says 'immoral and irresponsible' U.S. officials shift coronavirus blame
China criticized U.S. officials for "immoral and irresponsible" comments that blamed Beijing's response to the coronavirus for worsening the global impact of the pandemic.
2020-03-12 11:33:37
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China coronavirus adviser expects global pandemic to be over by June
The global coronavirus pandemic is likely to be over by June, Zhong Nanshan, the Chinese government's senior medical adviser, said on Thursday.
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France's ADP mulls closing Paris airport terminal due to coronavirus - French radio
ADP could close one of the three terminals at Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport in north Paris to cut costs as the French airports operator faces a drop in traffic due to the coronavirus, French radio Europe 1 reported on Thursday.
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What you need to know about the coronavirus today
Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak today:
2020-03-12 09:44:39
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U.S. clampdown on European travel heaps new coronavirus woes on airlines
A clampdown on European travel to the United States will heap more pressure on airlines already reeling from the coronavirus pandemic, analysts said, raising the odds of government relief packages as billions of dollars of tourist spending vanish.
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Three Britons have coronavirus on cruise on Cambodia's Mekong
Cambodia has found three British nationals infected with the coronavirus on a tourist boat on the Mekong River, bringing its tally of cases to five, the Ministry of Health said on Thursday.
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California bans mass gatherings to slow spread of coronavirus
California is banning mass gatherings of 250 people or more until the end of March in response to the coronavirus outbreak, the office of governor Gavin Newsom said late on Wednesday.
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U.S. did not coordinate, notify EU about travel restriction: diplomat
The United States did not coordinate on a sweeping restriction on European travel aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus with European officials before U.S. President Donald Trump announced it late on Wednesday, a European diplomat said.
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Factbox: Sports events hit by the coronavirus pandemic
Here is a list of international sports events hit by the coronavirus outbreak:
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