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Virus lockdown means Italy's old are isolated from relatives

Virus lockdown means Italy's old are isolated from relatives

ROME — Natalina De Santis’ three adult children come to her front door, bringing food to keep her healthy and books to relieve her boredom, but she doesn’t let them in any more.
Trump clamps limits on travel from Europe to US for 30 days

Trump clamps limits on travel from Europe to US for 30 days

WASHINGTON — Taking dramatic action, President Donald Trump announced he is sharply restricting passenger travel from 26 European nations to the U.S.

US officials say US troops killed, injured in Iraq attack

WASHINGTON — Three service members were killed, including two Americans, and a dozen more were injured when a barrage of rockets were fired at a military base in Iraq, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
The new mask: Wave of global revolt replaced by virus fear

The new mask: Wave of global revolt replaced by virus fear

BEIRUT — As 2019 gave way to 2020 in a cloud of tear gas, and in some cases a hail of bullets, from Hong Kong to Baghdad, from Beirut to Barcelona and Santiago, it seemed civil disobedience and government crackdowns on protests would dominate the int
NBA suspends season until further notice, over coronavirus

NBA suspends season until further notice, over coronavirus

MIAMI — The NBA has suspended its season "until further notice" after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the novel coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league's owners were leaning toward playing games with
3 former track athletes suing NCAA, coach over alleged abuse

3 former track athletes suing NCAA, coach over alleged abuse

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Asian shares sink after Dow hits bear level on pandemic news

Asian shares sink after Dow hits bear level on pandemic news

TOKYO — Asian shares plunged Thursday after the World Health Organization declared a coronavirus pandemic and indexes sank on Wall Street. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dived 4.9% to 18,468.99. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 dropped 6.6% to 5,348.60.
WHO declares coronavirus a pandemic, urges aggressive action

WHO declares coronavirus a pandemic, urges aggressive action

GENEVA — The World Health Organization declared the coronavirus a pandemic and urged aggressive action from all countries to fight it, as U.S.
Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus

Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson test positive for coronavirus

NEW YORK — Tom Hanks and his actress-singer wife Rita Wilson have tested positive for the coronavirus, the actor said in a statement Wednesday. Hanks said the couple were in Australia and felt tired, with colds, body aches and slight fevers.
Trump announces delay of tax deadline for virus victims

Trump announces delay of tax deadline for virus victims

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced Wednesday night that he will instruct the Treasury Department to allow individuals and businesses negatively affected by the coronavirus to defer their tax payments beyond the April 15 filing deadline.