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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...

Trump says coronavirus risk in U.S. is low; CDC confirms first case of unknown origin

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (HeadlineNews) – President Donald Trump told Americans on Wednesday that the risk from coronavirus remained “very low,” and placed Vice President Mike...

Taiwan passes $2 billion package to soften coronavirus hit to economy

TAIPEI (HeadlineNews) – Taiwan’s parliament approved a T$60 billion ($2 billion) package on Tuesday to help cushion the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on...

Trump administration seeks $2.5 billion in funds to fight coronavirus

WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – The Trump administration is asking Congress for $2.5 billion to fight the fast-spreading coronavirus, including more than $1 billion for vaccines,...

Dubai’s DP World to delist, return to full state ownership

FILE PHOTO: General view of a stock yard of DP World’s fully automated Terminal 2 at Jebel Ali Port in Dubai, United Arab Emirates,...

Catalan party ties Spain’s government stability to separatist drive

Catalan regional deputy leader Pere Aragones poses before an interview with HeadlineNews in Madrid, Spain, February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Susana Vera MADRID (HeadlineNews) – Catalan separatist...

Pentagon recoups $6.5 billion via streamlining, sale of old equipment: official

WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – Pentagon belt-tightening efforts identified and redirected $6.5 billion worth of bloated payments, inefficiencies and overlaps last year, a senior Defense Department...

Scotland’s Sturgeon says could test power to call consultative independence vote

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon reacts as she delivers a speech, on Brexit day, in Edinburgh,...

Egypt arrests tax authority chief on charges of receiving bribes

CAIRO (HeadlineNews) – The head of Egypt’s tax authority, Abdul Azim Hussein, has been arrested on...

Lights out for multilateralism? Alarm as U.N. faces cash squeeze

GENEVA (HeadlineNews) – During talks on disarmament at the U.N.’s Geneva headquarters last month, alarm bells went off in the chamber to indicate that...

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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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