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Tucker Carlson: Bernie or Bloomberg? The Democratic Party will never be the same after the NH primary

A political tragedy is now unfolding here in America, the self-immolation of the Democratic Party. It is happening. The first primary of the season begins Tuesday in New Hampshire. Like all political leaders, Democrats in Washington sought to control the outcome of this whole process to the degree that they could. And they wrote a detailed […]

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China reports record daily virus death toll, but new cases fall

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The death toll from the coronavirus epidemic in mainland China soared past 1,000 on Tuesday with a record daily rise in fatalities, although the number of new confirmed cases fell. FILE PHOTO: Passengers wearing masks walk at the Shanghai railway station in China, as the country is hit by an outbreak of […]

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China virus death toll jumps past 500, more cases on cruise ship off Japan

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Ten more people on a quarantined cruise liner in a Japanese port have tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Thursday, as the virus death toll in mainland China hit 563, with almost 3,000 new cases reported. Workers wearing protective gear prepare to load supplies on to the cruise ship Diamond Princess, […]

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China coronavirus toll rises to 259, U.S. imposes border curbs

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The number of deaths from a coronavirus epidemic in China has risen to 259, the country’s health authority said on Saturday, as the United States announced new border curbs on foreign nationals who have been in China. The province of Hubei, the centre of the epidemic, remains under virtual quarantine, with roads […]

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Chinese tourists desert Thai resort as coronavirus spreads

PHUKET, Thailand (Reuters) – The narrow laneways and pastel-colored shophouses of Phuket Old Town are usually bustling with Chinese tourists during the Lunar New Year holiday, but travel bans and local fears about coronavirus have largely emptied the streets this year. Tourists are seen at a walking street in Phuket, Southern Thailand, January 31, 2020. […]

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Artificial intelligence-created medicine to be used on humans for first time

A drug molecule “invented” by artificial intelligence (AI) will be used in human trials in a world first for machine learning in medicine. It was created by British start-up Exscientia and Japanese pharmaceutical firm Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma. The drug will be used to treat patients who have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Typically, drug development takes about […]

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U.S. warns citizens against travel to China as virus toll tops 200

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – The U.S. government warned Americans not to travel to China as the death toll from a new coronavirus reached 213 on Friday and the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a global health emergency. People who arrived from Hubei province wait at a checkpoint at the Jiujiang Yangtze River Bridge in Jiujiang, Jiangxi […]

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‘Contagion’ climbs iTunes movie charts as coronavirus outbreak spreads

The outbreak of the deadly coronavirus has caused a recent surge in viewership of the 2011 thriller “Contagion.” As more cases of coronavirus have emerged in the U.S., The Hollywood Reporter reported the Steven Soderbergh flick in the Top 10 films on iTunes on Tuesday, joining Oscar-nominated films like “Joker,” “Parasite,” “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood,” […]

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China virus toll rises to 170 as countries isolate citizens to stop global spread

SHANGHAI/SEOUL (Reuters) – Several countries began isolating hundreds of citizens evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan in an effort to stop the global spread of an epidemic which has killed 170, with South Korea calling for calm in the face of protests at a quarantine center. Medical workers take the temperature of passengers after […]

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China virus toll passes 130; Japan evacuates citizens

BEIJING (Reuters) – The death toll from a new coronavirus in China rose sharply to 132 on Wednesday with nearly 1,500 new cases, as Japan said it flew citizens out of the central city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak. A nurse takes the temperature of a woman in the reception area of the […]

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