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Live updates: Coronavirus pummels financial markets; Japanese island declares state of emergency

Live updates: Coronavirus pummels financial markets; Japanese island declares state of emergency

BEIJING — In China, parents and students alike are beginning to wonder: When will schools reopen? The subject of the reopening of schools, shut across the country for weeks already due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, trended on social media on Friday after Chinese Premier Li Keqiang urged universities, schools, and kindergartens to further postpone…

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Dow Futures Extend Slump Amid Worst Stock Market Slide Since Global Financial Crisis

Dow Futures Extend Slump Amid Worst Stock Market Slide Since Global Financial Crisis

The Friday Market MinuteGlobal stocks near correction territory, amid the worst five-day stretch since November 2008, as health officials warn of a potential cornoavirus pandemic.COVID-19 cases top 83,000 worldwide, with new infections in Africa and New Zealand overnight, as governments accelerate their response procedures and biotechs race to find an effective vaccine.European stocks extend slump,…

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McDonald’s declares March 2nd National Egg McMuffin Day

McDonald’s declares March 2nd National Egg McMuffin Day

The first Monday of March might as well be known as Egg McMonday.McDonald’s is celebrating one of their most famous menu items by declaring Monday, March 2nd as National Egg McMuffin day. Of course, fans will be able to get their hands on the popular breakfast sandwich on its very own holiday. McDonald's is giving…

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Dear Apple: don’t let a trackpad turn the iPad into a Mac

Dear Apple: don’t let a trackpad turn the iPad into a Mac

Good morning and congratulations on making it through another week. I had been planning on writing about some of the issues I had while writing my Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra review — specifically my bafflement that Samsung is once again asking reviewers like me to be beta testers. It’s inconceivable that the company didn’t realize…

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Turkey Vows to Resist Attacks Against Its Forces in Syria

Turkey Vows to Resist Attacks Against Its Forces in Syria

Europe|Turkey Vows to Resist Attacks Against Its Forces in SyriaAfter 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in strikes in Syria, fears have risen of open conflict with Russia.Turkish military forces in Syria’s Idlib Province last week. The attack on Thursday took place south of the city of Idlib.Credit...Ibrahim Hatib/Anadolu Agency, via Getty ImagesFeb. 28, 2020Updated 6:51…

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Coronavirus crash wipes $5 trillion off world stocks

Coronavirus crash wipes $5 trillion off world stocks

LONDON — Coronavirus panic sent world share markets crashing again on Friday, compounding their worst week since the 2008 global financial crisis and bringing the wipeout in value terms to $5 trillion.The rout showed no signs of slowing as Europe's main markets slumped 2-3 percent early on and the ongoing dive for safety sent yields…

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Mike Pence was criticized for his handling of Indiana’s HIV outbreak. He will lead the U.S. coronavirus response.

When President Trump announced that Vice President Pence would lead federal efforts against the spread of the coronavirus, he said Pence was the right person for the task because of his experience.The announcement has cast light on Pence’s record as a lawmaker and his handling of a major public health crisis during his time as…

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The $35 Raspberry Pi 4 now comes with double the RAM

The $35 Raspberry Pi 4 now comes with double the RAM

Raspberry Pi is celebrating its eighth birthday, and it's come a long way in those eight years. Since launching its very first computer back in 2012, the company has sold more than 30 million units. Every year since has brought a newer version with higher specs and better processing power, with the Raspberry Pi 4…

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Scientists discover first animal that can survive without oxygen

Scientists discover first animal that can survive without oxygen

Researchers on Monday said they found the first animal out of millions of known species that can survive its entire life without oxygen.The Henneguya salminicola (H. salminicola) normally lives in the muscle of its salmon host. The 10-celled creature has evolved to the point where it doesn't breathe at all, according to a study published in the National Academy…

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