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More People on Quarantined Cruise Ship Diagnosed with Coronavirus as China Death Toll Passes 560 More People on Quarantined Cruise Ship Diagnosed with Coronavirus as China Death Toll Passes 560

More People on Quarantined Cruise Ship Diagnosed with Coronavirus as China Death Toll Passes 560

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Almost a dozen more people on board a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan have been diagnosed with the mysterious new coronavirus, which has killed over 560 individuals since the end of last year.The total number of people who have been diagnosed with the virus dubbed 2019-nCoV while on the Diamond Princess cruise…

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Coronavirus: China’s Xi visits hospital in rare appearance amid health crisis Coronavirus: China’s Xi visits hospital in rare appearance amid health crisis

Coronavirus: China’s Xi visits hospital in rare appearance amid health crisis

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Image copyright EPA Image caption China’s president has kept a low profile since the outbreak began China’s President Xi Jinping has visited health staff in Beijing treating patients infected with the new coronavirus, in a rare public appearance amid the outbreak.Wearing a face mask, Mr Xi also visited a community health centre, where he had…

Other countries join China in responding to new coronavirus Other countries join China in responding to new coronavirus

Other countries join China in responding to new coronavirus

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Many countries are checking the  temperatures of arriving airline passengers and adopting precautionary quarantine procedures in response to a new virus that has sickened nearly 300 people and killed six in ChinaJanuary 22, 2020, 1:00 AM7 min readBEIJING — Many countries are checking the temperatures of arriving airline passengers and adopting precautionary quarantine procedures in…

Experts worry about pandemic as coronavirus numbers increase: report Experts worry about pandemic as coronavirus numbers increase: report

Experts worry about pandemic as coronavirus numbers increase: report

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Experts believe the highly transmissible coronavirus will become a pandemic as infected numbers continue to increase in China and countries around the world, according to a startling report.A pandemic is described as a disease that spreads across a large region, across continents and even the entire globe. The coronavirus is reportedly spreading at a similar pace to…

The CEO of Oman Aviation Group says there are 3 things that keep him up at night The CEO of Oman Aviation Group says there are 3 things that keep him up at night

The CEO of Oman Aviation Group says there are 3 things that keep him up at night

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This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. The CEO of Oman Air’s parent company, Oman Aviation Group, said capitalism, globalization, and innovation were his main worries. Companies such as Google disrupt industries in countries…

Jackson State University president resigns after arrest in prostitution sting in Mississippi Jackson State University president resigns after arrest in prostitution sting in Mississippi

Jackson State University president resigns after arrest in prostitution sting in Mississippi

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The president of Jackson State University in Mississippi resigned Monday shortly after his arrest in a prostitution sting that nabbed 17 individuals.William Bynum Jr., 57, was busted over the weekend in Clinton, a suburb of Jackson located in central Mississippi, Clinton Police Chief Ford Hayman said. He was charged with procuring services of a prostitute, false statement…

A handwritten note on Ritz-Carlton paper shows Giuliani associate Lev Parnas spelling out his top goal for Ukraine’s president: Announce a criminal probe into Joe Biden A handwritten note on Ritz-Carlton paper shows Giuliani associate Lev Parnas spelling out his top goal for Ukraine’s president: Announce a criminal probe into Joe Biden

A handwritten note on Ritz-Carlton paper shows Giuliani associate Lev Parnas spelling out his top goal for Ukraine’s president: Announce a criminal probe into Joe Biden

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An associate of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani spelled out in a handwritten note his key objective for Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky: Announce a criminal probe into Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden.”Get Zalensky to Annonce that the Biden case will be Investigated,” Lev Parnas wrote on notepaper from the luxury Ritz-Carlton hotel in Vienna,…

Premier Inn to open five new hotels in Scotland Premier Inn to open five new hotels in Scotland

Premier Inn to open five new hotels in Scotland

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Image caption One of the new Premier Inn hotels will be based at the site of the former BHS store in Princes Street, Edinburgh Premier Inn is to open five new hotels in Scotland this year, creating an estimated 200 jobs.Plans include a 136-bed hotel at the former BHS flagship store on Princes Street, Edinburgh,…

Home renovation bittersweet occasion for Parkland widow Home renovation bittersweet occasion for Parkland widow

Home renovation bittersweet occasion for Parkland widow

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It was a bittersweet moment when representatives of the TV show “Military Makeover” surprised Parkland, Florida, shooting widow Debbi Hixon to let her know they were going to renovate her entire homeBy KELLI KENNEDY Associated PressFebruary 14, 2020, 11:17 PM6 min readHOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Debbi Hixon was a bundle of nerves waiting to see the…

Equifax breach is the latest of many hacks linked to China Equifax breach is the latest of many hacks linked to China

Equifax breach is the latest of many hacks linked to China

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Federal charges in the 2017 breach of credit-reporting agency Equifax are the latest U.S. effort to link a series of hacks to Chinese agentsBy FRANK BAJAK AP Technology WriterFebruary 11, 2020, 11:55 PM4 min readBOSTON — In 2014, the Obama administration accused five Chinese military agents of targeting Pittsburgh-area industrial companies including Westinghouse Electric, Alcoa…

Calgary Airbnbs must obtain licences as short-term rental rules kick in Calgary Airbnbs must obtain licences as short-term rental rules kick in

Calgary Airbnbs must obtain licences as short-term rental rules kick in

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Calgarians who own short-term rentals will be required to license their business starting Feb. 1. The new tiered licences, created through an amendment to the business licence bylaw, are intended to help regulate the quickly growing industry.Renting out a home on a short-term basis has rapidly gained in popularity thanks to online services such as…

A Stranded Cruise Passenger on Staying Cheerful Through a Coronavirus Quarantine A Stranded Cruise Passenger on Staying Cheerful Through a Coronavirus Quarantine

A Stranded Cruise Passenger on Staying Cheerful Through a Coronavirus Quarantine

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Not what anyone bargained for when they signed up for a cruise. Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images Susanne Bywater and her husband, Dan, are two of the roughly 3,700 passengers aboard the cruise ship Diamond Princess, currently docked off the coast of Japan, which has become a floating symbol of the coronavirus epidemic sweeping China. As…

As coronavirus fears escalate, Vietnam turns away German cruise ship As coronavirus fears escalate, Vietnam turns away German cruise ship

As coronavirus fears escalate, Vietnam turns away German cruise ship

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CLOSE Cheryl and Paul Molesky give an inside look at how they spend their days while quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise ship due to the coronavirus. StoryfulThe first group of passengers on the Diamond Princess cruise ship disembarked in Yokahama, Japan, to complete their 14-day quarantine period for coronavirus off the ship, the U.S.…

Rep. Rashida Tlaib Detained by Police at Protest Against Delta Airlines at Detroit Airport Rep. Rashida Tlaib Detained by Police at Protest Against Delta Airlines at Detroit Airport

Rep. Rashida Tlaib Detained by Police at Protest Against Delta Airlines at Detroit Airport

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Michigan Democratic Representative Rashida Tlaib was detained by police as she participated in a demonstration at Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) Friday. Tlaib joined with airport catering employees in their protest for higher wages and a better health care program.While Tlaib was not arrested, some protesters with her were taken into custody for blocking a road.…

Chris Messina: ‘Ireland is extraordinary; I could spend the rest of my life there’ Chris Messina: ‘Ireland is extraordinary; I could spend the rest of my life there’

Chris Messina: ‘Ireland is extraordinary; I could spend the rest of my life there’

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Chris Messina is a nice guy. Not of the disingenuous syndrome variety. But an actual, real world nice guy with nice things to say.  His sometime collaborator Mindy Kaling is “incredible and super-smart”; his Birds of Prey co-star Margot Robbie is “unique”; Ireland as a holiday destination is “extraordinary; I could spend the rest of…

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