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Japan shares dive, bond markets bet virus will force rate cuts

2 hours 41 min ago
Asian shares extended losses on Tuesday amid fears the coronavirus was rapidly mutating into a pandemic that could cripple global supply chains and wreak far greater economic damage than first thought.

Battle against coronavirus turns to Italy; Wall Street falls on pandemic fears

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 23:58
The coronavirus death toll climbed to seven in Italy on Monday and several Middle East countries were dealing with their first infections, sending markets into a tailspin over fears of a global pandemic even as China eased curbs with no new cases reported in Beijing and other cities.

After a Four Seasons breakfast, Harvey Weinstein heads to dank New York jail

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 23:58
Harvey Weinstein's day began with expensive coffee and Acqua Panna mineral water at a breakfast meeting with his lawyers in a Four Seasons hotel near Manhattan's criminal courts.

Weinstein found guilty of sexual assault, rape, in victory for #MeToo movement

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 23:52
Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of sexual assault and rape in a New York court on Monday and taken off to jail in handcuffs, a victory for the #MeToo movement that inspired women to publicly accuse powerful men of misconduct.

After a Four Seasons breakfast, Harvey Weinstein heads to dank New York jail

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 23:52
Harvey Weinstein's day began with expensive coffee and Acqua Panna mineral water at a breakfast meeting with his lawyers in a Four Seasons hotel near Manhattan's criminal courts.

Stocks tumble, oil falls, gold spikes as virus fears grip markets

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 23:30
Stocks across the globe fell by the most since mid-2016 on Monday and oil prices tumbled as a jump in coronavirus cases outside of China drove investors to the perceived safety of gold and government bonds on fears of the impact on the global economy.

Brazil to check arrivals from Italy, France, Germany for coronavirus symptoms

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 22:59
Brazil has added an extra nine countries to its coronavirus alert list, including Italy, France and Germany, a spokesman for the Health Ministry said on Monday.

Factbox - The new coronavirus: What is it and how does it behave?

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 22:45
The new coronavirus that emerged in Wuhan, China, in December has infected tens of thousands of people in China and beyond and triggered alarm around the world. (https://www.reuters.com/live-events/coronavirus-6-id2921484) Here is what we know about the disease it causes and how it spreads:

Italian national becomes third case of coronavirus in Spain

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 22:40
An Italian man has tested positive for coronavirus in Tenerife in the Canary Islands, the region's health authorities said on Monday.

As Syrian forces advance on Idlib, families fear being trapped at Turkish border

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 22:10
Syrian government forces are advancing closer to the displaced persons camp where Adnan Abdelkarim and his family have taken shelter along the Turkish border after being uprooted multiple times, and he fears there is nowhere left to go.

Russia denies reports about its strikes in Syria's Idlib - TASS

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 22:10
Russia's defence ministry has denied a report by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights about its air force strikes on two settlements in the Syrian province of Idlib on Monday, TASS news agency reported, citing the ministry's statement.

Exclusive: U.S. wants Afghan president to postpone planned inauguration - sources

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 22:08
The United States wants Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to defer his second-term inauguration over concerns it could inflame an election feud with his political rival and jeopardize U.S.-led peacemaking efforts, two sources familiar with the matter said on Monday.

Trump says coronavirus under control in the U.S

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 22:00
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the coronavirus was under control in the United States, and added that he thought the stock market, which tumbled on Monday on worries over the fast-spreading disease, was "starting to look very good to me!"

Kuwait suspends flights to and from South Korea, Thailand, Italy over coronavirus fears

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 21:20
Kuwait's civil aviation authority announced on Monday it had suspended all its flights to and from South Korea, Thailand, and Italy after reports of an outbreak of coronavirus in the countries, state news agency KUNA reported, saying this came in accordance with the Kuwaiti health ministry instructions.

Coronavirus kills seventh person in Italy, pandemic fears grip Wall Street

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 20:41
The coronavirus death toll climbed to seven in Italy on Monday and several Middle East countries were dealing with their first infections, sending markets into a tailspin over fears of a global pandemic even as China eased curbs with no new cases reported in Beijing and other cities.

APHL asks FDA to allow some public health labs to develop coronavirus detection tests

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 20:41
The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) has asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to allow some governmental public health laboratories to make a laboratory-developed test to detect coronavirus.

Weinstein found guilty of sexual assault, rape, in turning point for #MeToo movement

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 20:33
Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted of sexual assault and rape in a New York court on Monday and taken away in handcuffs, a turning point for the #MeToo movement that inspired women to publicly accuse powerful men of misconduct.

Testimony alleging past Weinstein sexual assaults bolstered difficult case

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 20:31
- In order to secure the rape and sexual assault convictions that will send Harvey Weinstein to prison, prosecutors called a parade of witnesses who portrayed the former Hollywood producer as a man who abused his power to prey on younger women.

Netanyahu takes centre stage in Israeli election battle

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 20:08
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is revelling in Israel's election campaign, strutting the stage, boasting of achievements and laying into rivals. Unsurprisingly, he largely steers clear of mentioning the corruption trial hanging over him.

Motive of German driver in 'terrible' carnival incident still unclear - minister

Mon, 24/02/2020 - 20:03
German police have no indications for a motive and continue to investigate all possibilities after a man ploughed his car into a carnival parade in the western town of Volkmarsen, injuring 30 people including children, a senior official said on Monday.

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