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AFL suspends season and cancels AFLW amid coronavirus crisis | Sport

The 2020 AFL season has been postponed after just one round and the AFLW competition cancelled midway through the finals series, with no premiers crowned, following new measures introduced by federal and state governments to combat the coronavirus outbreak. Victoria, NSW, Western Australia and South Australia announced on Sunday a …

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European Heart Rhythm Association Cancels March Congress

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 9, 2020 — Joining a rapidly expanding list of canceled medical congresses, the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) today announced that it has canceled its annual meeting scheduled for March 29-31 in Vienna. “I am very sad to inform you …

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PGA Tour cancels Players Championship, other events amid coronavirus fears

Cameron Champ, Nate Lashley, Kevin Tway and their caddies, walk the 17th green, during the first round of The Players Championship golf tournament Thursday, March 12, 2020 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. (Associated Press)

The PGA Tour said Thursday it was canceling The Players Championship and at least three subsequent tournaments — following the lead of nearly every other major sports league in the U.S. in calling off competitions amid the coronavirus outbreak. “It is with regret that we are announcing the cancellation of THE PLAYERS Championship,” the …

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Senate Cancels Recess as Democrats and White House Seek Virus Relief Deal

Senate Cancels Recess as Democrats and White House Seek Virus Relief Deal

WASHINGTON — Under mounting pressure to remain in Washington as Democrats and the White House hammer out a relief package to address a fast-moving pandemic, Senator Mitch McConnell reversed course on Thursday and canceled a planned one-week recess, saying the Senate would meet next week and be ready to consider …

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Ireland cancels St. Patrick’s Day parades over coronavirus fears

Rome marathon canceled over coronavirus fears

A number of Ireland’s St. Patrick’s Day parades are being canceled over fears the mass gatherings would contribute to the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said Monday. The St. Patrick’s Day festival in Ireland takes place annually from March 13 to 17. Varadkar, the head of the …

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Trump Signs Coronavirus Emergency Spending Bill but Cancels Visit to C.D.C.

Trump Signs Coronavirus Emergency Spending Bill but Cancels Visit to C.D.C.

WASHINGTON — President Trump signed an $8.3 billion emergency spending bill to confront the coronavirus outbreak on Friday morning but at the last minute scrapped plans to visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, forgoing a chance to tour the nerve center of the government’s response to …

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Chess: Fide drops handshakes after coronavirus cancels five Opens | Sport

Coronavirus is starting to affect major chess events. Five international Opens have already been cancelled or postponed while Fide, the global chess body, has issued detailed medical advice for the over-50 and over-65 World Senior Teams which have just begun in Prague. Recommendations include avoiding the traditional handshake at the …

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Grand Princess cruise cancels Mexican trip amid coronavirus

Grand Princess cruise cancels Mexican trip amid coronavirus

Princess Cruises is grappling with another coronavirus nightmare as a former passenger died and it’s unclear how many more are infected. The Grand Princess was traveling to Ensenada, Mexico, but instead headed Wednesday to San Francisco following news that a 71-year-old passenger died from the virus after returning home, the …

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Amy Klobuchar cancels campaign event after protesters occupy stage

Teen sentenced to life on Klobuchar's watch claims she 'never took the time to look into this case'

Campaign manager Justin Buoen said he was “very disappointed,” adding that Klobuchar was ready to meet with the protesters, who agreed to sit down with her and then changed their minds. “We had a negotiation and had an agreement with the organizers of the protest to meet with the senator …

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CBS Cancels ‘Hawaii Five-0’ and Fans React With Shock and Heartbreak

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It’s the end of the line for Hawaii Five-0. The CBS reboot will conclude with the current season, the network announced Feb. 28. The show — a reimagining of the hit series that originally ran from 1968 to 1980 — premiered in 2010 and is in its 10th season.  The …

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