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UPDATE 7-Trump tells Americans coronavirus risk is low, puts Pence in charge of U.S. response
President Donald Trump told Americans on Wednesday that the risk from coronavirus remained "very low," and placed Vice President Mike Pence in charge of the U.S. response to the looming global health crisis.
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UPDATE 4-Six people dead, including gunman, in Molson Coors brewery shooting in Milwaukee
A gunman opened fire at the Molson Coors Beverage Co brewing complex in Milwaukee on Wednesday, killing five employees before he was found dead from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot, the city's police chief said.
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Trump promises more lawsuits against New York Times
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday more lawsuits would be filed against the New York Times after his re-election campaign said it was filing a libel suit over what it said was a false opinion article that suggested Russia and the campaign had an overarching deal in the 2016 U.S. election.
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Shanghai trying to find people who crossed coronavirus patient from Iran
Shanghai is taking action to try to identify anyone who came into contact with a coronavirus patient who arrived in the city from Iran, the local government said on Thursday.
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Saudi Arabia suspends entry for Umrah, visits to Al Masjid Al Nabawy amid coronavirus
Saudi Arabia temporarily suspended entry to the kingdom for the Umrah Islamic pilgrimage and visits to al Masjid Al Nabawy in Medina, the ministry of foreign affairs announced on Twitter on Thursday amid fears over the spread of the new coronavirus.
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Cruise operator in talks with Mexico to allow ship to dock amid coronavirus fears
Global cruise operator MSC Cruises was negotiating with Mexican authorities on Wednesday to allow one of its vessels to dock in the Caribbean port of Cozumel, after Jamaica and Grand Cayman barred passengers from disembarking on fears of a coronavirus outbreak, a company spokesman said.
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'Multiple people' killed in shooting at Molson Coors facility in Milwaukee
"Multiple people" were killed in a mass shooting at a Molson Coors Beverage Co facility in Milwaukee on Wednesday, with the suspect apparently among the dead, the city's mayor, Tom Barrett, said.
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'Critical incident' reported at Molson Coors facility in Milwaukee
Police officers were on the scene of a "critical incident" at Milwaukee's Molson Coors headquarters, which local news media described as a shooting with multiple casualties.
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Bahrain stops flights to and from Iraq and Lebanon until further notice
Flights to and from Iraq and Lebanon have been stopped until further notice, Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA) in Bahrain announced on Thursday.
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Coronavirus spreads faster outside China, stoking global fears
The number of new coronavirus infections inside China - the source of the outbreak - was for the first time overtaken by fresh cases elsewhere on Wednesday, with Italy and Iran emerging as new epicenters of the rapidly spreading illness.
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Wall Street falls more slowly as investors parse coronavirus fears
The S&P 500 fell for a fifth straight day on Wednesday and while its decline was slower than the last few days, the session was volatile as investors reacted to headlines about coronavirus and sought to gauge its economic fallout.
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Let's not 'short change' funding for coronavirus response: U.S. Senate appropriations chair
The head of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, Republican Senator Richard Shelby, said on Wednesday Congress should provide the Trump administration with the funds it needs to combat coronavirus.
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Iraq bans public gatherings on coronavirus fear; travel ban totals nine countries
Iraq on Wednesday banned public gatherings and barred entry by travelers from Kuwait and Bahrain because of the spread of the new coronavirus, prohibiting travel to or from a total of nine countries.
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U.S. FDA official warns of possibility of coronavirus pandemic
A U.S. Food and Drug Administration official on Wednesday pointed to the spread of the new coronavirus to six of the world's seven continents as he warned of the potential for a global pandemic.
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Google defeats conservative nonprofit's YouTube censorship appeal
Google persuaded a federal appeals court on Wednesday to reject claims that YouTube illegally censors conservative content.
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Mexican port denies cruise ship permission to dock over coronavirus fears
Mexican port authorities on Wednesday revoked permission for cruise ship MSC Meraviglia to disembark on the island of Cozumel over coronavirus fears, a port official said, after Jamaican and Grand Cayman authorities also said it could not stop.
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Stocks, oil fall as coronavirus fears grip markets
Stocks and oil prices resumed their fall on Wednesday after a local authority said over 80 people were being monitored for the novel coronavirus in New York State's Long Island, adding to concern over spread in Europe and the Middle East.
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New York monitoring 83 people for possible coronavirus, governor says no confirmed cases
Health officials in Nassau County, New York, said on Wednesday they were monitoring 83 people who visited China and may have come in contact with the coronavirus, but Governor Andrew Cuomo said the state has had no confirmed cases so far.
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Georgia reports first coronavirus case in the country
Georgia on Wednesday reported the first case of coronavirus in the country.
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Israel recommends citizens not travel abroad as coronavirus precaution
Israel urged its citizens on Wednesday to reconsider foreign travel, citing the growing spread of the coronavirus outside the country.
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Trump campaign files libel suit against New York Times over Russia story
President Donald Trump's re-election campaign said on Wednesday it filed a libel lawsuit against the New York Times, accusing the newspaper of intentionally publishing a false story last year related to the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election.
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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St erases gains on fears of coronavirus spreading in U.S.
U.S. stocks turned lower in afternoon trading on Wednesday in a fresh wave of selling sparked by fears of the coronavirus spreading in the United States.
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Wall Street bounces after virus-driven selloff
U.S. stocks attempted a recovery on Wednesday after a rocky start to the week that shaved off more than 6% from the main indexes on growth concerns stemming from a global spread of the coronavirus. Yahaira Jacquez reports.
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Pakistan confirms first two cases of coronavirus, in travelers from Iran: minister
Pakistan on Wednesday confirmed its first two cases of coronavirus, in patients who had recently traveled to Iran, officials said.
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Pressure mounts on Bayer CEO to fix legal problems as chairman quits
The departure of Bayer Chairman Werner Wenning will turn up the heat on CEO Werner Baumann to resolve the healthcare to agriculture group's legal problems, two of the firm's biggest German shareholders said on Wednesday.
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UPDATE 1-Facebook to ban misleading ads about coronavirus
Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would ban advertisements for products offering any cures or prevention around the coronavirus outbreak, and those that create a sense of urgency around the situation.
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India's Modi appeals for calm as riot toll in capital rises to 24
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed for peace in Delhi on Wednesday after days of Hindu-Muslim clashes over a disputed new citizenship law sparked some of the worst sectarian violence seen in the capital in decades.
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Cruise ship denied by Jamaica, Grand Cayman on coronavirus fears headed for Mexican port
A passenger cruise ship is headed for Mexico's port city of Cozumel after Jamaican and Grand Cayman authorities barred its passengers from disembarking due to fears of the fast-spreading coronavirus, ship operator MSC Cruises said on Wednesday.
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As coronavirus crisis deepens, airlines slash costs
Airlines rattled by the coronavirus rushed to cut costs on Wednesday, as warnings of a pandemic deepened concern about the scale of the impact on aviation and other front-line sectors.
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Three-month estimate for coronavirus vaccine's human trials too aggressive: FDA
A U.S. Food and Drug Administration official said on Wednesday that the three-month estimate for coronavirus vaccine to enter human trials may be too aggressive.
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