Month: February 2020

(Reuters) – Washington state health officials reported the first patient death from coronavirus in the United States on Saturday, according to a news release, as federal and local health officials scramble to contain the rapidly spreading disease. Health officials in King County, Washington said they would provide an update on the patient who died at
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FILE PHOTO: Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) questions Intelligence Committee Minority Counsel Stephen Castor and Intelligence Committee Majority Counsel Daniel Goldman during the House impeachment inquiry hearings, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 9, 2019. Doug Mills/Pool via REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Friday he again was tapping Republican Representative John
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A model presents a creation by designers Vivienne Westwood and Andreas Kronthaler as part of their Fall/Winter 2020/21 women’s ready-to-wear collection show during Paris Fashion Week in Paris, France February 29, 2020. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw PARIS (Reuters) – Austrian-British fashion duo Andreas Kronthaler and Vivienne Westwood brought a gypsy-like caravan of models wrapped in
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s top official in the ministry responsible for policing resigned on Saturday after clashes with Home Office minister Priti Patel, in the latest test of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans for overhauling how the government operates. FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Home Secretary Priti Patel leaves Downing Street in London, Britain February 13, 2020.
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GREENVILLE, S.C (Reuters) – Former Vice President Joe Biden seeks a decisive victory in South Carolina’s Democratic primary on Saturday to resuscitate his presidential hopes, while Bernie Sanders aims to cement his status as the leading candidate for the party’s nomination. Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a
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NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (Reuters) – Conservative activists are enthusiastically taking up Republican President Donald Trump’s re-election rallying cry that his Democratic adversaries are pursuing a radical socialist ideology that will ruin the United States. FILE PHOTO: People arrive at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) annual meeting at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, U.S.,
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FILE PHOTO: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban speaks to the media before talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, February 10, 2020. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Hungary would strengthen the protection of the southern border after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan informed him in
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. public health officials said they have identified four “presumptive” coronavirus cases believed to have emerged from community transmission of the infection, signaling a turning point in efforts to contain the disease in the United States. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a statement on Friday citing three
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court handed President Donald Trump a major legal victory on Friday by dismissing a Democratic-led congressional panel’s lawsuit seeking to enforce a subpoena for testimony from former White House Counsel Donald McGahn. FILE PHOTO: White House Counsel Don McGahn speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National
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OUTSIDE SARAQEB, Syria/ANKARA (Reuters) – Refugees in Turkey headed toward European frontiers on Friday after an official said the borders had been thrown open, a response to the escalating war in Syria where 33 Turkish soldiers were killed by Russian-backed Syrian government troops. Moscow and Ankara traded blame over Thursday’s strike in northwest Syria, the
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