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People wearing masks, attend a vigil for Chinese doctor Li Wenliang, in Hong Kong, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020. The death of a young doctor who was reprimanded for warning about China's new virus triggered an outpouring Friday of praise for him and fury that communist authorities put politics above public safety. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Associated Press
February 07, 2020 - 3:00 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party faced public anger and recrimination Friday over the death of a doctor who was threatened by the authorities after trying to sound the alarm about the new coronavirus back in December. The death toll, meanwhile, rose to nearly 640, and the number of...
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Disinfection equipment is carried by a worker as precautionary measures against the spreading of novel coronavirus, at Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. So far almost 900 passenger arriving directly
(Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP)
Associated Press
February 06, 2020 - 9:45 pm
Britain, Germany and Italy announced more cases of the new virus from China on Thursday
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French lab scientists in hazmat gear inserting liquid in test tube manipulate potentially infected patient samples at Pasteur Institute in Paris, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. Scientists at the Pasteur Institute developed and shared a quick test for the new virus that is spreading worldwide, and are using genetic information about the coronavirus to develop a potential vaccine and treatments. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Associated Press
February 06, 2020 - 8:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The flu-like virus that exploded from China has researchers worldwide once again scrambling to find a vaccine against a surprise health threat, with no guarantee one will arrive in time. Just days after Chinese scientists shared the genetic map of the culprit coronavirus,...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event celebrating his acquittal on the east Room of the White House on February 6, 2020 in Washington, DC.
(Photo by Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA)
Associated Press
February 06, 2020 - 7:18 pm
President Donald Trump said the U.S. has conducted a counter-terrorism operation in Yemen that killed Qassim al-Rimi
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President Donald Trump welcomes Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at the White House, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Washington.
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Associated Press
February 06, 2020 - 7:08 pm
The Trump administration announced that it intends to open free-trade talks with Kenya
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In this Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, photo, medical staff prepare beds at a temporary hospital which transformed from an exhibition center for accepting patients who diagnosed with the coronaviruses in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. Ten more people were sickened with a new virus aboard one of two quarantined cruise ships with some 5,400 passengers and crew aboard, health officials in Japan said Thursday, as China reported 73 more deaths and announced that the first group of patients were expected to start taking a new antiviral drug. (Chinatopix via AP)
Associated Press
February 06, 2020 - 5:22 pm
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese doctor who got in trouble with authorities in the communist country for sounding an early warning about the coronavirus outbreak died Friday after coming down with the illness. The Wuhan Central Hospital said on its social media account that Dr. Li Wenliang, a 34-year-old...
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Associated Press
February 06, 2020 - 3:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An American citizen has been kidnapped in Afghanistan by a Taliban-affiliated group, a U.S. official said Thursday, and authorities are working to rescue him. U.S. officials believe Mark Frerichs of Lombard, Illinois, was kidnapped by the Haqqani network, according to an official...
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Australian evacuees board a bus after arriving at the airport on Christmas Island, Australia, early Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. The evacuees left Wuhan, China, on an Air New Zealand rescue flight Wednesday.
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Associated Press
February 05, 2020 - 8:14 pm
China on Thursday reported 73 more deaths from a new virus
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FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies during an oversight hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Associated Press
February 05, 2020 - 1:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray said Wednesday that Russia is engaged in “information warfare” heading into the 2020 presidential election, though he said law enforcement is not seeing ongoing efforts by Russia to interfere in America's election infrastructure. Wray told the House...
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Medical workers in protective suits lead a passenger tested positive for a new coronavirus from the cruise ship Diamond Princess at Yokohama Port in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. Japan said Wednesday 10 people on the cruise ship have
(Hiroko Harima/Kyodo News via AP)
Associated Press
February 04, 2020 - 9:01 pm
Deaths from a new virus rose to 490 in mainland China on Wednesday
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