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Italy coronavirus death toll surges past 1,000: Live updates | News

Italy coronavirus death toll surges past 1,000: Live updates | News

The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has jumped in the last 24 hours by 189 to 1,016, a rise of 23 percent, the country’s Civil Protection Agency said on Thursday. The total number of cases in Italy, the European country hardest hit by the virus, rose …

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Oracle (ORCL) earnings Q3 2020

Oracle (ORCL) earnings Q3 2020

Oracle CEO Safra Catz delivers a keynote address during the 2019 Oracle OpenWorld on September 17, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Oracle CEO Safra Catz kicked off day two of the 2019 Oracle OpenWorld with a keynote address. The annual convention runs through September 19. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images …

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Anger grows at Trump administration’s coronavirus testing failures | World news

Anger is mounting in the US over the Trump administration’s failure to test for coronavirus on a scale that could contain the outbreak and mitigate its most devastating impacts. On Thursday the lack of testing capacity for Covid-19 was recognised in blunt terms by one of the top US officials …

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US coronavirus: For many Americans, a normal life is on hold

4 of your latest coronavirus questions, answered

America, as we knew it, is on hold. Local and state governments are leading the way in dealing with the crisis, implementing school closures and crowd restrictions and working to ease the minds of their residents. The total number of people who have contracted Covid-19 since the coronavirus reached the …

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What we know and don’t know after NCAA tournament cancellations

What we know and don't know after NCAA tournament cancellations

The NCAA called off its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments on Thursday, as part of a complete cancellation of all remaining spring and winter championships stemming from concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s what we know about the cancellations, and the questions that still need to be answered: What events …

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Stock Market Today: Dow, S&P Live Updates for Mar. 13, 2020

A woman walks past a large screen showing the trading numbers on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) in Jakarta on March 9.

A woman walks past a large screen showing the trading numbers on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) in Jakarta on March 9. Photographer: Adek Berry/AFP via Getty Images Photographer: Adek Berry/AFP via Getty Images Stocks were primed for heavy losses across Asia after the worst Wall Street session since 1987, with investors …

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US conducts airstrikes against multiple Iranian-backed militia sites in Iraq

How the US and Iran became enemies

A US defense official told CNN that the strikes were carried out by manned aircraft and targeted five weapons storage facilities. In a written statement, the Defense Department stated the strike was aimed at harming the ability of Kata’ib Hezbollah, an Iranian-sponsored Shia militia group, to conduct future strikes against …

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Special Report: Italy and South Korea virus outbreaks reveal disparity in deaths and tactics

Special Report: Italy and South Korea virus outbreaks reveal disparity in deaths and tactics

MILAN/SEOUL (Reuters) – In Italy, millions are locked down and more than 1,000 people have died from the coronavirus. In South Korea, hit by the disease at about the same time, only a few thousand are quarantined and 67 people have died. As the virus courses through the world, the …

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Stock futures point to more losses Friday following market’s worst day since ‘Black Monday’

Stock futures point to more losses Friday following market's worst day since 'Black Monday'

Stock futures pointed to more pain ahead on Friday as they fell in overnight trading following major averages losing the most since the “Black Monday” market crash in 1987. As of 6:30 p.m. ET, futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost more than 200 points in overnight trading Thursday. The overnight …

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These states have been hit the hardest by coronavirus. Here’s what they’re doing to fight the spread

NYC keeps schools and subways open but cancels large events

He directed homes and assisted living facilities to limit the number of visitors, keep visitors in patient rooms and screen workers every shift for coronavirus symptoms. The rules are in place until midnight April 9. “This is an unprecedented public health situation,” Inslee said. “One main defense is to reduce …

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