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World about to be gripped by coronavirus pandemic, Australia’s Morrison says

SYDNEY (HeadlineNews) – There is every sign the world is about to be gripped by a pandemic of coronavirus, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison...

Pandemic fears jolt stock markets, bonds rally

TOKYO (HeadlineNews) – Asian shares fell on Wednesday as a U.S. warning to Americans to prepare for the possibility of a coronavirus pandemic jolted...

Australia to close schools, cancel sports in event of coronavirus outbreak

SYDNEY (HeadlineNews) – Australia will close schools and cancel sporting events in the event of an uncontained coronavirus outbreak, Minister for Health Greg Hunt...

Masked against coronavirus, Shanghai’s ballet dancers pirouette and plie

SHANGHAI (HeadlineNews) – Ten ballet dancers train at a barre, straightening their lithe limbs and standing on their toes to the accompaniment of a...

Coronavirus fears grip South Korean city; China reports drop in new infections

SEOUL/BEIJING (HeadlineNews) – Coronavirus fears spread to South Korea on Thursday where the mayor of the country’s fourth-largest city urged residents to stay indoors...

Asia stocks rise on lull in virus worry, euro still weak

TOKYO (HeadlineNews) – Asian shares and U.S. stock futures rose on Wednesday, as investors tried to shake off worries about the coronavirus epidemic after...

Australia to evacuate more than 200 citizens from cruise ship quarantined at Japan port

SYDNEY (HeadlineNews) – Australia will evacuate more than 200 of its citizens onboard a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship being held under quarantine in the Japanese...

Kuchar leads by two shots at Riviera as Woods falls nine behind

(HeadlineNews) – Matt Kuchar was not at his best but did enough to maintain the lead in the second round at the Genesis Open...

French Open to be Federer’s only claycourt appearance in 2020

MUMBAI (HeadlineNews) – Roger Federer will make his only appearance on clay this season at Roland Garros, his agent has told HeadlineNews. FILE PHOTO:...

In fire-hit rural Australia, climate debate burns deep

BUCHAN, Australia (HeadlineNews) – Returning from a morning feeding his sheep, Jeff McCole, a 70-year-old farmer, paused to take in the bittersweet scene –...

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UBS tamps back CEO pay after French court blow, earnings miss

Swiss bank UBS CEO Sergio Ermotti addresses a news conference in Zurich, Switzerland February 20, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann ZURICH (HeadlineNews) – UBS (UBSG.S) Chief Executive...

NBA roundup: Harris carries short-handed Sixers

Tobias Harris scored 34 points to go with seven rebounds and seven assists to lift the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers past the visiting New York...

Melania Trump news: FLOTUS receives cruel backlash for celebratory Twitter post | World | News

The FLOTUS posted four images on Twitter to celebrate guests joining her and her husband US President Donald Trump at the White House for...

Malaysia’s monarchy to rule on pathway out of political turmoil

KUALA LUMPUR (HeadlineNews) – Malaysia’s nine monarchs are due to meet on Friday to determine how the country’s next government will be formed after...

Stocks plunge on coronavirus fears even as U.S. ramps up fight against spread

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – U.S. stocks plummeted on Thursday as fears about the effect of the coronavirus outbreak on economic growth flared even as...
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