Three Chinese cities on lockdown, travel disrupted amid coronavirus outbreak

BEIJING — Millions of Chinese had to cancel travel plans and hunker down in their homes to avoid exposure to a new, mysterious coronavirus Thursday as three cities in central China went on lockdown to curb the spread of the deadly virus that has already claimed 17 lives. Health officials said that as of Wednesday more than 570 cases of the coronavirus More...

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By dailyreport On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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3 from U.S. killed in plane crash while fighting Australia’s wildfires

A plane helping battle wildfires in Australia crashed in New South Wales state Thursday, killing three U.S. residents, officials said. The C-130 Hercules firefighting aircraft, which officials said was from More...

By dailyreport On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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China virus death toll rises to 17 as city of 11 million is shuttered

BEIJING — The death toll from a new flu-like coronavirus in China rose from nine to 17 on Wednesday, state media reported, as authorities all but shut down the metropolis of 11 million people where the outbreak More...

By dailyreport On Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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U.N. experts: Bezos phone hack was MBS attempting to influence Washington Post’s Saudi Arabia coverage

An encrypted video file from the Crown Prince’s account was sent to Jeff Bezos’ phone through WhatsApp in May, which technical experts say infected Bezos’ phone. Source link  More...

By dailyreport On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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Greece elects Katerina Sakellaropoulou as first female president

ATHENS, Greece — Greece’s lawmakers elected their country’s first female president Wednesday, with an overwhelming majority voting in favor of high court judge Katerina Sakellaropoulou. Sakellaropoulou More...

By dailyreport On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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U.N. experts call for investigation into Saudi crown prince’s possible involvement in hacking of Jeff Bezos’ phone

LONDON — Two U.N. experts have called for an investigation into an accusation that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man, had his phoned hacked after receiving a WhatsApp message from Saudi More...

By dailyreport On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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China virus toll rises to nine as officials tackle growing epidemic

BEIJING — The death toll from a new flu-like coronavirus in China rose to nine on Wednesday with at least 440 confirmed cases, Chinese health officials said as authorities stepped up efforts to control the More...

By dailyreport On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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Brazilian prosecutors accuse journalist Glenn Greenwald in hacking case

Brazilian prosecutors on Tuesday accused U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald of involvement in hacking the phones of officials involved in a corruption investigation, but said court rulings protecting free speech More...

By dailyreport On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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1st case of coronavirus from China confirmed in U.S.

A case of the new coronavirus from China has been confirmed in a patient just north of Seattle, federal health officials said Tuesday. The mysterious pneumonia-like illness has killed at least six people and More...

By dailyreport On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020
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What is the new coronavirus?

A newly identified respiratory virus that causes pneumonia was recently discovered in China. Cases of the virus, a type of coronavirus, have spread in China, and have also been reported in nearby countries in More...