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Pandemic fears send investors running as Wall Street confirms correction
Wall Street's main indexes plunged on Thursday for the sixth straight session, with the S&P 500 confirming its fastest correction in history as the rapid global spread of coronavirus intensified worries about economic growth.
Wall Street tumbles again on virus fears, confirming correction
Wall Street's main indexes plunged on Thursday in their sixth straight day of declines with the S&P 500 confirming its fastest correction in history as the rapid global spread of coronavirus intensified investor worries about economic growth.
Dow suffers record decline in points as Wall Street leads global stocks lower
The Dow industrials posted the largest-ever points drop on Thursday as Wall Street led stocks across the globe lower, with traders fretting over the economic impact of the spreading coronavirus.

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Japan schools may be shut longer depending on coronavirus outbreak: health minister
Japan's health minister Katsunobu Kato said on Friday there was a chance schools could be closed longer than one or two weeks, depending on the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.
Attack in Syria's Idlib killed 33 Turkish soldiers: Hatay governor
A total of 33 Turkish soldiers died as a result of an air strike carried out by Syrian government forces in Syria's Idlib region, the local governor of the southeastern Turkish province of Hatay said early on Friday, raising an earlier death toll.
Global shares head for worst week since 2008 financial crisis
Global share markets headed for the worst week since the darkest days of the financial crisis in 2008 as investors braced for the coronavirus to morph into a pandemic and derail world economic growth.
Turkey, with more dead troops, says it won't stop Syrian refugees reaching Europe
Turkey, faced with a possible new wave of Syrian migrants and dozens more dead Turkish soldiers in Idlib, will no longer stop Syrian refugees from reaching Europe, a senior Turkish official said as President Tayyip Erdogan chaired an emergency meeting.
U.S. says it stands by Turkey after attack on Turkish soldiers in Syria
The United States is very concerned about a reported attack on Turkish soldiers in Syria's Idlib region and it stands by its NATO ally Turkey, the U.S. State Department said on Thursday.
Police identify victims, shooter in Milwaukee brewery shooting rampage
Police in Milwaukee on Thursday identified the five brewery employees shot and killed by a co-worker who later took his own life in the latest spasm of gun violence plaguing U.S. workplaces and schools.
New coronavirus cases in mainland China fall to lowest since January
Mainland China had 327 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections on Thursday, the country's National Health Commission said on Friday, down from 433 cases a day earlier and the lowest since Jan. 23.
Hong Kong finds coronavirus in pet dog samples, unclear if infected
Hong Kong authorities said on Friday they quarantined a pet dog of a coronavirus patient after its nasal and oral samples tested "weak positive" for the virus, though they added they did not yet have evidence that it can be transmitted to pets.
Mainland China reports 327 new confirmed coronavirus cases on February 27
Mainland China had 327 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections on Thursday, the country's National Health Commission said on Friday, down from 433 cases a day earlier.
Dominican Republic turns away cruise ship over coronavirus fears
Port authorities in the Dominican Republic on Thursday turned away a cruise ship on a tour of the Caribbean and Central America over fears some passengers might have the coronavirus.
Beyond Meat posts profit miss, dragged by investment, marketing costs; shares fall
Beyond Meat Inc on Thursday missed quarterly earnings expectations due to higher costs, and said Executive Chairman Seth Goldman would give up his executive status, while remaining chair of the board, sending shares down 10% in after-hours trade.
A Delhi neighborhood divided by a highway and now hatred
The Hindu area of Bhajanpura and Muslim quarter of Chand Bagh face each other across a wide thoroughfare running through the northeastern part of India's capital, New Delhi.
'I could fall to my death:' tightrope walker Wallenda readies to cross active volcano
Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda fears the worst-possible outcome as he prepares for his latest high wire act - trekking across a live volcano in Nicaragua on Wednesday. "I could fall to my death."
How the Democratic nominating battle could end in a messy 'brokered convention'
Seemingly every four years, political pundits speculate about a "brokered" U.S. presidential convention - only to see a nominee selected with little or no drama. But that may not be the case in 2020.
Investment advisors worry U.S. response to coronavirus is too little too late
Investment-advisors are increasingly worried that U.S. authorities are not be doing enough to prevent a widespread outbreak of coronavirus in the country, potentially adding further downside to already-battered markets.
SEC orders Wells Fargo pay $35 million for recommendations of high-risk products
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Thursday it ordered Wells Fargo & Co to pay $35 million to settle charges it failed to adequately supervise investment advisers who were recommending high-risk products.
Attack in Syria's Idlib killed 29 Turkish soldiers: Hatay governor
A total of 29 Turkish soldiers died as a result of an attack carried out by Syrian government forces in Syria's Idlib region, the local governor in the southeastern province of Hatay said early on Friday, raising an earlier death toll.
German states report total of 22 new coronavirus cases
Six western German states reported a total of 22 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, a day after the federal health minister said the country is at the start of an epidemic.
Cycling: UAE Tour canceled after positive coronavirus tests
The final two stages of the UAE Tour, which is featuring some of the world's leading riders, has been canceled due to two Italian participants testing positive for coronavirus, the Abu Dhabi Sports Council said on Thursday.
Coronavirus threatens global economy as experts warn no country will be spared
All countries need to prepare to combat the coronavirus, the World Health Organization said on Thursday, as authorities raced to contain the epidemic's rapid global spread and Wall Street looked set for its biggest weekly fall since the 2008-2009 financial crisis.
California monitoring 8,400 for possible coronavirus but lacks test kits
California is monitoring more than 8,400 people for coronavirus symptoms after arrival on commercial flights, but the state lacks test kits and is being held back by federal testing rules, Governor Gavin Newsom said on Thursday.
Turkish army retaliates against 'all known' Syrian government targets
The Turkish army is retaliating with artillery fire at Syrian government targets in Syria after an airstrike killed 22 Turkish soldiers in the northwestern Idlib province, two Turkish security officials said on Friday.
Swiss coronavirus cases rise to nine as children placed in precautionary quarantine
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Switzerland rose to nine on Thursday, as the canton of Basel-City put a number of children into a two-week quarantine after one of their caregivers tested positive for the virus.
FCC to propose $200 million fines for U.S. cellphone carriers over consumer data disclosures
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is set to propose fining four major U.S. mobile phone companies at least $200 million in total for improperly disclosing some consumer real-time location data, two people briefed on the matter said on Thursday.
Cuba to deliver verdict in closely eyed dissident case next month
Communist-run Cuba will deliver its verdict in a closely watched case against Jose Daniel Ferrer, one of the country's leading dissidents, on March 12, his wife told Reuters on Thursday, the day after his trial.
Saudi Arabia suspends issuing electronic tourist visas for several countries: SPA
The Saudi ministry of tourism temporarily suspended on Thursday issuing electronic tourist visas for those coming from China, Italy, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and Kazakhstan, the Saudi news agency (SPA) reported.
Mixed messages, test delays hamper U.S. coronavirus response
Even as U.S. officials warn of an inevitable outbreak of coronavirus in the United States, and are alerting Americans to take precautions, some health agencies charged with protecting the public appear unprepared to deal with the threat.
U.S. spy agencies monitor coronavirus spread, concerns about India -sources
U.S. intelligence agencies are monitoring the global spread of coronavirus and the ability of governments to respond, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday, warning that there were concerns about how India would cope with a widespread outbreak.
Cycling: Froome says awaiting coronavirus test as UAE Tour canceled
The UAE Tour featuring some of the world's leading riders has been canceled with two stages remaining due to a coronavirus scare, four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome said late on Thursday.
Turkey, with more dead troops, won't stop Syrian refugees reaching Europe: official
Turkey, faced with a new wave of Syrian migrants and 22 more dead soldiers in Idlib, will no longer stop Syrian refugees from reaching Europe, a senior Turkish official said late on Thursday as President Tayyip Erdogan chaired an emergency meeting.
Beyond Meat triples sales but shares fall after profit miss
Beyond Meat Inc said on Thursday that fourth-quarter sales tripled, but shares fell 7% in after-hours trading as the company missed earnings expectations and announced that Executive Chairman Seth Goldman will resign.
U.S. senator Graham calls for no-fly zone in Syria's Idlib
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham on Thursday called for the establishment of a no-fly zone over Syria's Idlib and called on President Donald Trump to help stop the killing of civilians there by Syrian government forces backed by Russia and Iran.
House Democrats to introduce bill clawing back border wall funds
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are working on new legislation that would "claw back" funds the White House took from the Pentagon's budget to fund construction of a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, the chairman of the House Armed Services committee said on Thursday.
Facebook to publicly track political sponsored content after Bloomberg's paid memes
Facebook Inc will provide a way for people to track political sponsored content on Facebook and Instagram ahead of the U.S. presidential election, it said on Thursday.
Airstrike in Syria's Idlib killed 22 Turkish soldiers: Hatay governor
An air strike by Syrian government forces in Syria's northwestern Idlib region killed 22 Turkish soldiers, the local governor in the southeastern province of Hatay said early on Friday.
Turkey will no longer stop Syrian migrant flow to Europe: Turkish official
Turkey has decided to no longer stop Syrian refugees from reaching Europe by land and sea, a senior Turkish official told Reuters on Thursday, in anticipation of the imminent arrival of refugees from Syria's Idlib where nearly a million have been displaced.
German states report total of 20 new coronavirus cases
Four western German states reported a total of 20 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, a day after the federal health minister said the country is at the start of an epidemic.
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