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Live updates: Trump, Modi address massive rally at Indian stadium

Live updates: Trump, Modi address massive rally at Indian stadium

Trump was greeted by Modi, whom Trump recently described as “a friend of mine.” The two leaders appeared together at a rally in Houston last year. Trump’s visit to India comes as the two countries continue to deepen their security cooperation but face stubborn tensions over trade.Before leaving for India, Trump told reporters the trip… Read More »

Coronavirus Live Updates: Businesses Face Fallout as New Cases Surge

Coronavirus Live Updates: Businesses Face Fallout as New Cases Surge

A dozen cases have been confirmed at a single nursing home in Wuhan, China. Experts say such facilities are among the most dangerous sites for transmission of the virus. Right NowSouth Korea reported 229 more cases on Saturday, bringing its total to 433.ImageA coronavirus patient at a hospital in Wuhan, China, the center of the… Read More »

Coronavirus Updates: Scramble to Track Cruise Passengers After Infection Is Reported

Coronavirus Updates: Scramble to Track Cruise Passengers After Infection Is Reported

Fourteen passengers, who were believed to be well before they were evacuated from a cruise ship in Japan on Monday, were found to be infected before boarding a charter plane to the United States. Right NowOutbreak forces China to delay the annual meeting of its legislature. ImageBuses carrying American passengers arrived at Haneda Airport in… Read More »

Coronavirus Live Updates: American From Ill-Fated Cruise Is Said to Test Positive

Coronavirus Live Updates: American From Ill-Fated Cruise Is Said to Test Positive

Cambodia let the ship dock, and welcomed its passengers ashore, after five other nations turned it away. Now, Malaysia says an 83-year-old passenger has tested positive twice for the coronavirus. Right NowOfficials said that more than 140 other passengers from the ship traveled through a Malaysian airport. ImagePassengers disembarked from the Westerdam in Sihanoukville, Cambodia.Credit...Heng… Read More »

Coronavirus Live Updates: Hot Zone Infections Skyrocket

Coronavirus Live Updates: Hot Zone Infections Skyrocket

The number of deaths in Hubei Province more than doubled the prior daily record, while the number of new cases soared by 14,840 to a total of 48,206 cases.Right NowChina replaces Communist Party chief at center of outbreak with the mayor of Shanghai. ImageJiang Chaoliang, seen here on Feb. 2 inspecting a newly constructed hospital… Read More »

Coronavirus Updates: Dangerous Disease Now Called COVID-19; Death Toll Exceeds 1,100

Coronavirus Updates: Dangerous Disease Now Called COVID-19; Death Toll Exceeds 1,100

The death toll from the coronavirus reached a new high on Wednesday even as Chinese officials said the infection rate showed signs of slowing.Right NowRate of new cases begins to fall in China even as death toll rises.ImageThe authorities quarantined a public housing complex in Hong Kong after two residents were confirmed to have contracted… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: cruise ship cases rise to 61 as China mourns whistleblower doctor – latest news

Coronavirus live updates: cruise ship cases rise to 61 as China mourns whistleblower doctor – latest news

4.26am GMT 04:26 The New York Times reporter in Hong Kong has just posted a video that sums up the concern in the city about the spread of the coronavirus. Alexandra Stevenson (@jotted) It’s becoming hard to ignore the sense of panic in Hong Kong. This line for a local drugstore stretches around a large… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: China says its death toll hits 425 as total cases rise to 20,438

Coronavirus live updates: China says its death toll hits 425 as total cases rise to 20,438

This is a live blog. Please check back for updates.All times below are in Beijing time.10 am: Chinese stocks turn positive after Monday's hammeringAfter plunging more than 7% on Monday, Chinese shares turned positive in the first half-hour of trade on Tuesday. The Shanghai composite index rose around 0.65% and the Shenzhen component jumped 1.82%… Read More »

Fed meeting updates: Powell says he’s not trying to boost stocks, comments on coronavirus

Fed meeting updates: Powell says he’s not trying to boost stocks, comments on coronavirus

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a press conference following the January 28-29 Federal Open Market Committee meeting, in Washington, DC on January 29, 2020.Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images(This is a live blog. Check back for updates.)3:25 pm: Powell press conference ends3:07 pm: What the trade deals mean for economy"The fact… Read More »