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New coronavirus cases in Iran, Italy fuel concerns disease cannot be contained

New coronavirus cases in Iran, Italy fuel concerns disease cannot be contained

Tourists wearing protective masks walk past the Colosseum, after two cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Italy, in Rome, January 31, 2020. Remo Casilli | Reuters Localized outbreaks of the new coronavirus outside of China are fueling concerns among infectious disease experts and scientists that the virus is spreading too …

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Trump to raise issue of religious freedom with India’s Modi: Official

Trump to raise issue of religious freedom with India's Modi: Official

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) attends a meeting with US President Donald Trump during the G20 Osaka Summit in Osaka on June 28, 2019. Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images U.S. President Donald Trump will raise the issue of religious freedom in India during his meetings with Prime …

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Free trading fuels rampant speculation in stocks

Free trading fuels rampant speculation in stocks

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils the Cybertruck at the TeslaDesign Studio in Hawthorne, Calif. The cracked window glass occurred during a demonstration on the strength of the glass. Robert Hanashiro | USA TODAY | Reuters Small investors are flocking to high-flying growth stocks after the brokerage industry made trading free. …

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China reports 109 more deaths

China reports 109 more deaths

A local resident and member of the neighborhood committee stands at the gate to control entry and exit from a residential area on February 21, 2020 in Beijing, China. Kevin Frayer | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing …

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China’s Hubei reports 115 additional deaths

China's Hubei reports 115 additional deaths

A medical staff takes temperature of a patient at a temporary hospital converted from “Wuhan Livingroom” in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province, Feb. 10, 2020. Xiong Qi | Xinhua | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 7:23 …

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FBI orders $40,000 in hand sanitizer and face masks in case of a coronavirus pandemic in US

FBI orders $40,000 in hand sanitizer and face masks in case of a coronavirus pandemic in US

Travelers arrive at LAX Tom Bradley International Terminal wearing medical masks for protection against the novel coronavirus outbreak on February 2, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. David McNew | Getty Images The FBI has ordered $40,000 of hand sanitizer and face masks “in case the coronavirus becomes a pandemic in …

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Wealth was ‘under fire’ as Sanders sounded communist

Wealth was 'under fire' as Sanders sounded communist

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Thursday that he found the Democratic debate in Las Vegas difficult to watch as Sen. Bernie Sanders assailed billionaire Mike Bloomberg and the wealthy. “It was painful because your wealth was really under fire last night,” Cramer said on “Squawk Box.” “How did this get to …

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2020 Democratic debate recap: Highlights from Nevada

2020 Democratic debate recap: Highlights from Nevada

Just three days before the crucial Nevada caucuses, six candidates took the stage in a contentious debate, firing off rounds of attacks on newcomer Mike Bloomberg. Former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, former South Bend Mayor Pete …

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Bloomberg takes beating from Sanders and Warren

Bloomberg takes beating from Sanders and Warren

LAS VEGAS – Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg took a beating from his rivals on Wednesday from the very start of his first appearance on a Democratic debate stage. Nearly all of the five Democrats standing beside him jumped on their first opportunity to go after the billionaire, who …

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Rates likely to stand pat

Rates likely to stand pat

Federal Reserve officials expressed confidence at their most recent meeting about the state of the U.S. economy and figured interest rates likely would remain unchanged for a while, according to minutes released Wednesday. That comes even as financial markets are pricing in a near-certainty of at least one cut this …

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