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Trump to hold news conference on coronavirus US threat

Trump to hold news conference on coronavirus US threat

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he'll discuss the coronavirus threat at a White House news conference Wednesday, a day after he sought to minimize fears of the virus spreading widely across the U.S.
Johnny Depp in UK court for hearing on tabloid libel lawsuit

Johnny Depp in UK court for hearing on tabloid libel lawsuit

LONDON — A lawyer for Johnny Depp told a British judge on Wednesday that the star's ex-wife Amber Heard lied when she accused him of domestic abuse.
Globe braces for long battle against virus as cases spread

Globe braces for long battle against virus as cases spread

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Scientists raced to find a treatment, crews scrubbed everything from money to buses, and quarantines were enforced Wednesday from a beachfront resort in the Atlantic to an uninhabited island in the Pacific as the world fou
Virus outbreak stalks markets as 2020 gains get wiped out

Virus outbreak stalks markets as 2020 gains get wiped out

LONDON — Global shares fell sharply once again Wednesday as fears over the speed of the new coronavirus around the world accentuated.
Iran raises its death toll to 19 amid 139 coronavirus cases

Iran raises its death toll to 19 amid 139 coronavirus cases

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran's president said Tehran has no immediate plans to quarantine cities over the new coronavirus rapidly spreading across the country, even as the Islamic Republic suffers the highest death toll outside of China with 19
Italy seeks to calm fears in Europe as cases, deaths rise

Italy seeks to calm fears in Europe as cases, deaths rise

ROME — Italy sought Wednesday to calm fears and rally international support for its efforts to contain the coronavirus even as its caseload rose to 374 and more European travellers linked to Italy got infected.
Debate takeaways: Bernie bruised but not broken

Debate takeaways: Bernie bruised but not broken

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Democrats held their final debate before the South Carolina presidential primary and the critical Super Tuesday contests that follow three days later. Here are some key takeaways.
Singer Duffy says rape, captivity, led to her public retreat

Singer Duffy says rape, captivity, led to her public retreat

NEW YORK — Grammy-winning singer Duffy says she’s been out of the public limelight for years to focus on recovering from being “drugged and raped and held captive over some days.
Placido Domingo apology prompts new accuser to step forward

Placido Domingo apology prompts new accuser to step forward

SAN FRANCISCO — The words "I am truly sorry" have not been uttered often in the #MeToo era. So when soprano Luz del Alba Rubio woke up Tuesday to see an apology from opera superstar Placido Domingo, she was in shock.
China struggles to revive manufacturing amid virus outbreak

China struggles to revive manufacturing amid virus outbreak

BEIJING — Factories that make the world’s smartphones, toys and other goods are struggling to reopen after a virus outbreak idled China’s economy.