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WHO expects coronavirus cases to rise to rise in China

Cases of the new coronavirus are likely to continue to rise in China and it is too soon to evaluate its severity, a spokesman for the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
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Parasite Director Bong Joon-ho Greeted by Applause Upon Returning to South Korea
The crowd clapped and cheered at Incheon International Airport
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Boyfriend of ex-"Love Island" host Caroline Flack speaks out
Caroline Flack, who was found dead Saturday, had hosted "Love Island" from its launch in 2015 before stepping down last year after being charged with assaulting her 27-year-old boyfriend Lewis Burton.
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Pence Aide Says Trump Approved of 'Stop-and-Frisk' Under Giuliani, But Thought It Was 'Abused' Under Bloomberg
"He felt the policy was executed well under Mayor Giuliani," Marc Short told CNN.
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Fotis Dulos, estranged husband of missing mom Jennifer Dulos, visited by his 5 kids before taken off life support
Fotis Dulos’ five children visited him in the hospital in New York last month before he was taken off life support after police found him unconscious from an apparent suicide attempt inside his Connecticut garage, according to a statement issued by the family spokesperson Saturday.
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Roughnecks vs. BattleHawks prediction, line: Take the Under in XFL battle
In Week 2 of the XFL, the Houston Roughnecks (-7.5) play host to the St. Louis BattleHawks on Sunday (6 p.m., FS1). Houston quarterback P.J. Walker threw for 272 yards and four touchdowns in Week 1, and we saw why he beat out Connor Cook. The Roughnecks probably had the best overall performance in their...
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Former Justice employees urge Barr to resign
More than 1,100 signed an online petition.
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If William Barr Truly Believed in Rule of Law, He Would Resign
“Nothing could be more destructive of our system of government, of the rule of law, or Department of Justice as an institution, than any toleration of political interference with the enforcement of the law.” Those were William Barr’s words at both his 1991 and 2019 confirmation hearings, the words of someone who claimed to respect…
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2/16: Face The Nation
This week on "Face the Nation," Senator Amy Klobuchar on her surprise finish in New Hampshire, and the latest on U.S. efforts to evacuate Americans from a quarantined cruise ship amid global fears of coronavirus.
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Pearl River is nearing historic flood levels as Mississippi residents flee their homes
Hundreds of people in Mississippi's capital have fled their homes as authorities fear the swollen Pearl River will soon unleash catastrophic flooding.
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Amanda Bynes shares photo with 'lover' after engagement announcement
Amanda Bynes is in love.
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Amanda Bynes posts photo of ‘lover’ after engagement announcement
Amanda Bynes followed up Friday's engagement announcement with a photo of her "lover."
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Robert Lewandowski equals Gerd Muller's Bundesliga record and eyes even more history
Bayern Munich's prolific Robert Lewandowski added his name to the Bundesliga record books by becoming only the second player in the history of the German top division to score 23 goals in the opening 22 games of the season.
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McDonald's customer shares photo of metal rod in her sandwich: 'Nearly broke my tooth'
Chicken sandwiches taste better without metal.
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Mississippi prison crisis: 18th state inmate dies since Dec. 29, second in 24 hours
An unidentified inmate died Sunday at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility, marking the 18th death state prisons since Dec. 29.        
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PragerU rakes in donations after Samantha Bee dis: 'The left validates what we say all the time'
Prager University [PragerU] founder Dennis Prager shot back at comedian Samantha Bee’s criticism of the nonprofit saying on “Fox & Friends Weekend” on Sunday that he takes the criticism as “a compliment,” adding that it’s also “a bit depressing.”
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Jed Lowrie’s massive leg brace raises more Mets questions
There are more questions than answers surrounding Jed Lowrie. Upon his arrival to Mets spring training on Sunday, Lowrie was sporting a large brace on his left leg after being limited to nine games last season because of knee and hip injuries. Lowrie, 35, did take ground balls on Sunday but declined to discuss specifics...
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Doctor accused of taking $26 million in health care fraud
A Florida doctor was charged by federal prosecutors on health care fraud for allegedly reaping millions from insurance companies for phony medical procedures.
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Joe Biden Says He'd Be The 'Most Progressive' President in History, Tells Bernie Sanders to 'Disown' Misogynistic Supporters
He accused the Vermont senator of having "never gotten anything done" in his lengthy political career.
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Utah police rush formula to house after mom calls 911 for hungry infant: 'It was really scary for me'
Any mom will agree that a hungry baby is definitely an emergency.
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McCarthy: Picking Clinton would show Bloomberg knows he cannot win without 'cheating'
House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., responding to a report that Michael Bloomberg may choose Hillary Clinton as a running mate by claiming it reveals that the former New York City mayor lacks confidence in his ability to defeat Hew Hampshire primary winner Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, on an even playing field.
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Elton John cuts concert short in tears, says he's suffering from walking pneumonia
A visibly frustrated Elton John exited the stage early Sunday at his New Zealand concert, then revealed he'd been diagnosed with walking pneumonia.       
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Tony Fernandez, longtime Blue Jays shortstop, has died at 57
Tony Fernandez, a five-time Major League Baseball All-Star over 17 seasons, has died at 57, the Toronto Blue Jays tweeted on Sunday.
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Iran: US sanctions 'create some problems'; talks possible with conditions
Iran says it would be willing to negotiate with the US if the Trump administration returns to the Iranian nuclear deal and drops economic sanctions.        
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Rhode Island man charged with two separate DUIs on Valentine’s Day
Love is blind … drunk. A Rhode Island man got arrested and charged with DUI twice in the same day on Valentine’s Day, according to cops. Patrick Cahill, 62, was first busted at 2:26 a.m. after state troopers pulled him over following “multiple calls” about him driving the wrong way on I-95 north near Warwick,...
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Why the American passengers are mad about the evacuation
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Officials: Mississippi Flooding Remains 'Precarious,' And Can 'Turn At Any Moment'
Flooding is rippling across parts of the state capital of Jackson. Officials say that with more rain expected, the inundation could worsen. Thousands of residents have already been affected.
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Former President Obama on the Loss of Kobe and Gianna Bryant: 'Nothing Is More Heartbreaking'
Obama made the remarks at the NBA All-Star Weekend Newsmaker Brunch on Saturday.
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No injuries reported in rocket attack near US embassy in Baghdad
BAGHDAD — At least four rockets hit near the sprawling US embassy in Baghdad and an Iraqi base hosting American troops inside the Green Zone early Sunday, but caused no casualties and only minor damage, US and Iraqi officials said. The attack came just before 3:30 a.m. local time, according to Col. Myles B. Caggins...
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Face The Nation: Tom Steyer, Ed O'Keefe, Amy Walter, Eliana Johnson, Paula Reid, Holly Williams,
Missed the second half of the show? The latest on Tom Steyer, the 2020 elections and the humanitarian crises of the Syrian war.
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It's so cold in the Midwest that thousands of ice balls have formed on Lake Michigan
Staff at Holland State Park in Michigan want you to know: "It's cold as balls out here!"
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Vermont: Images of the Green Mountain State
Don Landwehrle / Shutterstock Today’s photo story is the sixth in a year-long Sunday series, focusing on each of the 50 states in the United States of America. Vermont is one of America’s smallest states by area, and is home to fewer than 625,000 residents. It is known for its picturesque mountains and valleys, ski slopes, spectacular fall colors, and its famous maple syrup. Gathered here are a few glimpses into the varied landscape of Vermont, and some of the animals and people calling it home.
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John Kennedy on Trump's tweet: 'Just because you can sing, though, doesn’t mean you should'
Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., warned President Trump on Sunday against tweeting about criminal cases like he did with the one involving Republican operative and Trump ally Roger Stone.
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Iran says it won't hold US talks 'under pressure'
Iran has said will never hold talks with the United States under pressure, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday (February 16), adding that Tehran's help was essential in establishing security in the Middle East.
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Innocent bystander caught in fatal gunfire in East Harlem
Purcell Gowie was struck by a stray bullet and declared dead at Harlem Hospital.
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UN blacklist crushes cooperation that actually boosts Israeli-Palestinian ties
The depraved totalitarians, nefarious barbarians, two-bit gangsters, odious scoundrels and bigoted scum who run the United Nations recently set up a new “database” to help anti-Semites around the world target Jewish businesses in the disputed territories of Judea and Samaria — businesses that not only offer economic opportunities for Palestinians but opportunities that pay higher...
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Work begins on $20M beach replenishment project in Virginia
A $20 million project to replenish a 5-mile stretch of beach in Virginia is beginning after scheduling delays
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Chinese bank to destroy cash in areas hit by coronavirus
China’s central bank will reportedly destroy some cash in areas hard-hit by the coronavirus to prevent contagion. People’s Bank of China has ordered the return of paper currency in circulation at hospitals, animal markets and buses near the country’s hot zones in order to destruct potentially-contaminated bills, the South China Morning Post reported. Other locations...
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'Bachelor' contestant Victoria Fuller apologizes for White Lives Matter controversy
"The Bachelor" contestant Victoria Fuller, who is competing for Peter Weber's love, spoke out after a photo of her modeling a White Lives Matter hat.       
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Stop and frisk gets renewed attention in Bloomberg candidacy
Bloomberg long defended it, even after a federal judge found it discriminatory.
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Kobe Bryant receives tribute from Queen Latifah at NBA All-Star Game
Queen Latifah is showing the late Kobe Bryant some love.
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Democratic candidates zero in on Bloomberg as former mayor rises in the polls
Democratic presidential candidates are zeroing in on Michael Bloomberg, criticizing the former New York mayor as he rises in the polls.
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Mets’ 2020 season will swing on these 10 ‘if’ players
PORT ST. LUCIE — If at full health — and considering the organization maybe that term should come with a laugh track — the Mets’ 26-man roster has little mystery. The full squad takes the field for the first time Monday and based on performance, lack of minor league options and salaries, there are 26...
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NYC subway thief thanks Democrats after his 139th arrest, release: 'Bail reform, it’s lit!'
A New York City man who’s now been arrested 139 times thanked Democrats for guaranteeing his immediate release despite repeatedly swiping hundreds of dollars from unsuspecting subway commuters since the state’s new bail reform law went into effect Jan. 1.
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MLB commissioner Rob Manfred defends sign-stealing punishment but not Houston Astros' apologies
Rob Manfred tells ESPN why he didn't punish Houston Astros players for sign-stealing, says MLB will work with team to help "put this behind them."       
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Box office: 'Sonic the Hedgehog' breaks record for video game adaptation
"Sonic the Hedgehog" sets a record for a video game adaptation as "The Photograph," "Fantasy Island," "Downhill" lag; "Parasite" gets an Oscar boost.
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UFC on ESPN+ 25 post-event facts: History made with multiple disqualifications
All the notable stats and figures to come out of UFC on ESPN+ 25, which saw Jan Blachowicz knock out Corey Anderson in the main event.        Related StoriesUFC on ESPN+ 25 Promotional Guidelines Compliance pay: Main event combine for $20k totalFight Tracks: The walkout songs of UFC Rio Rancho with Bon Jovi vs. Loverboy showdownCallout Collection: Who UFC Rio Rancho winners want next – and how likely they'll get them 
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Donald Trump and Melania Trump scheduled to take lap at Daytona 500, sources confirm
A portion of the presidential motorcade, including President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, will take a lap around the speedway before the start of NASCAR's Daytona 500 on Sunday a source familiar with the event and a White House official confirms to CNN. They'll be riding the car known as "The Beast."
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