SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian share markets looked set for a rocky start on Monday as U.S. stock futures took an early spill amid fears the global shutdown for the coronavirus could last for months, doing untold harm to economies. FILE PHOTO: Passersby wearing protective face masks following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Air pollution has decreased in urban areas across Europe during lockdowns to combat the coronavirus, new satellite images showed on Monday, but campaigners warned city-dwellers were still more vulnerable to the epidemic. A general view shows the South Tower during the lockdown imposed by the Belgian government to slow down the coronavirus
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FILE PHOTO: Mar 6, 2020; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Arizona Coyotes left wing Taylor Hall (91) against the Calgary Flames during the third period at Scotiabank Saddledome. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports The Arizona Coyotes and forward Taylor Hall are in talks about a new contract while the NHL’s regular season remains in a pause
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WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. deaths from coronavirus could reach 200,000 with millions of cases, the government’s top infectious diseases expert warned on Sunday as New York, New Orleans and other major cities pleaded for more medical supplies. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, estimated in an interview with
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Cyclists view the London skyline from Greenwich Park, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, March 29, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON (Reuters) – Britons should be prepared for a significant period in lockdown as the government tries to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, senior minister Michael Gove said on Sunday. “Everyone I
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U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks to the media after a meeting in the office of House U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to wrap up work on coronavirus economic aid legislation, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Washington, U.S., March 22, 2020. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top
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A man wearing a protective facemask queues outside Sainsbury’s supermarket in Streatham, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, March 29, 2020. REUTERS/Hannah McKay LONDON (Reuters) – The number of people who have died after testing positive for coronavirus in the United Kingdom rose to 1,228, according to figures released on
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LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. nurses and doctors on the front lines of the battle against the new coronavirus that has infected tens of thousands of Americans and killed hundreds are shellshocked by the damage that the virus wreaks – on patients, their families and themselves. FILE PHOTO: Healthcare workers Tina Nguyen and Phuong
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FILE PHOTO: Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki conducts the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra during a performance of his Polish Requiem in Tel Aviv February 12, 2014. REUTERS/Finbarr O’Reilly/File Photo WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland’s Krzysztof Penderecki, one of the world’s most celebrated composers, died on Sunday at the age of 86, said state-controlled news agency PAP. “After a
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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Demarcus Robinson is signing a one-year contract to remain with the team, multiple media outlets reported Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Jan 12, 2020; Kansas City, Missouri, USA; Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Demarcus Robinson (11) returns to play during the AFC Divisional Round playoff football game against the Houston Texans at
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SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – China reported 45 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for Saturday, down from 54 on the previous day, with all but one involving travelers from overseas, the country’s health authority said on Sunday. A man wearing a face mask skateboards on a street in Wuhan, Hubei province, the epicenter of China’s coronavirus
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FILE PHOTO: Small toy figures are seen in front of diplayed Airbnb logo in this illustration taken March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration LONDON (Reuters) – Airbnb hosts will provide free rooms for workers in Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) to support their work during the coronavirus outbreak, the company said on Sunday. Nearly 1,500 places
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LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is self-isolating at 10 Downing Street after testing positive for coronavirus, will write to every UK household to urge people to stay at home. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson applauds outside 10 Downing Street during the Clap For Our Carers campaign in support of
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