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by | January 29, 2020 | 00:51

Though he was trying to protect himself, said Dr. Henry, "clearly he came in contact with somebody, probably unknowingly", she explained. At least 13 countries have said they will evacuate their citizens from Wuhan, China , the epicenter of the conflict.

by | January 29, 2020 | 00:41

In Kenya, the first suspected coronavirus case has been reported after a student from China was admitted at Kenyatta National Hospital with flu-like symptoms. His wife is also in stable condition at her home where she is now under self-isolation. Ontario health authorities report a second alleged case of the new coronavirus.

by | January 28, 2020 | 02:24

In the recording , Parnas can be heard telling Trump that the ambassador, Marie Yovanovitch , had been disparaging the president, and that he should "get rid" of her. In October Yovanovitch testified to Congress that she was recalled due to "unfounded and false claims by people with clearly questionable motives".

by | January 28, 2020 | 01:41

Health officials are working closely with state and local public health authorities in the affected states - Arizona , California, Illinois, and Washington - to identify potential cases early and make sure patients get the best and most appropriate care.

by | January 28, 2020 | 01:04

Hong Kong authorities barred residents of China's Hubei province, the centre of the coronavirus outbreak, from entering the city, in response to mounting pressure to enact preventative measures to contain the spreading epidemic. Many observers have speculated that some officials will be punished in the days and weeks to come, especially after Wuhan Mayor Zhou Xianwang admitted on state TV that the city's warnings "were not sufficient" and the infection rate will likely continue to climb.

by | January 27, 2020 | 02:25

There was no immediate word on casualties. The Sunday attack was the first time a direct hit on the U.S. embassy was reported . US President Donald Trump has refused to discuss the withdrawal with Iraq's acting prime minister Adel Abdul Mahdi and instead threatened to seize about $35 billion of Iraqi oil revenues held in a bank account in NY.

by | January 27, 2020 | 02:20

Linton's support for Thunberg contrasts sharply with comments made by her husband a few days earlier. In response to Mnuchin's comment on Thursday, Thunberg tweeted a graph from a United Nations report showing how the world's remaining carbon budget will be depleted by 2027 unless global emissions are curbed.

by | January 27, 2020 | 00:27

Adam Schiff , D-Calif., one of the House impeachment managers. "Shifty Adam Schiff is a CORRUPT POLITICIAN, and probably a very sick man", Trump tweeted Sunday. If history is any guide, Chief Justice Roberts will be reluctant to do so. Instead, they focussed largely on what they cast as glaring holes in Democrats' argument that Trump should be removed from office for his efforts to secure politically beneficial investigations from Ukraine's government, and argued that the allegations ...

by | January 26, 2020 | 02:16

Police told the paper Andrea F. Grocer, 51, of Ashland, faces eight counts of wanton destruction of property for eight alleged incidents of using the parking lot of the Natick Outdoor Store as a toilet. A cop was staking out the area on Wednesday when he allegedly caught Grocer pooping out of her vehicle. The officer also called her employer, who confirmed she could have just pooped at their house.

by | January 26, 2020 | 02:12

Friday at a church near the blast site. KHOU , citing fire department officials, reported that one person was hospitalized. "And then I realized there was no storm", the resident told KTRK . "We've assessed between 180, 190 at this point". Acevedo asked people as far as a mile (1.6 km) away to search their yards and neighbourhoods for evidence.

by | January 26, 2020 | 00:47

According to Parnas' attorney, Joseph Bondy , the recording was made by Fruman and shared with Parnas "shortly after it was recorded". Bondy told CNN on Friday evening, hours after the tape's existence was first reported , that he had turned over the audio to the House Intelligence Committee.

by | January 26, 2020 | 00:32

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of their unexplained deaths. It is believed the family moved to Newcastle about a year ago. Gardai responded to a call at Parson's Court, Newcastle in Co Dublin shortly before 8pm on Friday. The bodies of the three children have since been removed to the city morgue. Garda forensic collision investigators have examined the crash site and both vehicles involved and the road has since fully reopened to traffic.

by | January 25, 2020 | 01:02

He said the police's actions amounted to suppressing press freedom and the freedom of assembly. Traffic through Hong Kong International Airport declined across the board a year ago as protesters conducted sit-ins and disrupted transport routes.

by | January 25, 2020 | 02:14

Six University of Wisconsin-Platteville students are being monitored for coronavirus. The first case of the new virus was confirmed on December 31, and it has since been detected in Japan, Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and the United States.

by | January 25, 2020 | 01:55

McBeth, who is survived by his wife and three children, also served with the Montana and Wyoming National Guards , the company said. Flight Engineer Rick Demorgan Jr. The plane was owned by Coulson Aviation in the US state of Oregon. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he was "deeply saddened" by the tragedy, and offered his condolences to the men's families.

by | January 24, 2020 | 01:07

The previously reported death toll in China was nine, all in Hubei province. The virus discovered in China is a new strain dubbed Novel Coronavirus or 2019-nCoV. "We are still in the process of learning more about this disease", Gao Fu, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and head of the Chinese Center for Disease Control, said at the news conference.

by | January 24, 2020 | 01:03

As he arrived for the event in Jerusalem, Charles shook hands with the event's organizer, Moshe Kantor , then walked by Pence, looking him in the face, before continuing on to shake hands with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . Note the difference in the videos below between Charles' interaction with Pence, and how he greeted Thunberg in Davos the day prior. The Prince did not appear to make an effort to approach Pence and his wife, Karen.

by | January 24, 2020 | 00:38

The clock was introduced in 1967 and is a symbolic representation of how close humanity is to destroying civilization. Two years later, the group introduced the Doomsday Clock, set at seven minutes to midnight. What is the closest the Doomsday Clock has been to midnight? The only time the hands were this close to midnight was in 1953, when the US and Soviet Union began rigorously testing nuclear weapons .

by | January 23, 2020 | 00:15

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Last year, a Supreme Court justice, Gilmar Mendes, issued a writ prohibiting police from investigating the journalist, citing concerns about freedom of the press. The prosecutors' investigation resulted in the jailing of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Brazil's highest-polling presidential candidate at the time , and the subsequent presidential election was won by the far-right Jair Bolsanaro, who appointed Moro as his justice minister.

by | January 22, 2020 | 02:03

USA disarmament ambassador Robert Wood told reporters in Geneva the bounty offer pointed to the "terrorist underpinnings" of the Iranian government. Hamzeh also told the parliament session that If Iran had nuclear weapons today, it would be immune to threats and added, "We should increase the range of our missiles and make them capable of carrying unconventional warheads.

by | January 22, 2020 | 01:44

He highlighted Iran's military might in the face of the U.S. and said , "If they (the Americans) had the slightest feeling of military superiority over the Islamic Republic, they would not have resorted to any other means (like) subversion against the great nation of Iran".

by | January 22, 2020 | 01:23

Iran had said on Sunday it was trying to analyze the black boxes from the airliner its military shot down this month, denying an earlier report it would hand them to Ukraine. "If it was adopted by the Iranian side, we will hear it today", Prystaiko said. It said it had also sought the transfer of the equipment, but added that neither the BEA nor NTSB had "so far responded positively".

by | January 22, 2020 | 01:43

The BBC's political correspondent Iain Watson said Ms Phillips, who has always been an outspoken critic of Jeremy Corbyn's leadership, could still have an influence on the contest if she chose to endorse another candidate. She said: "Labour is at a crossroads". Rebecca Long-Bailey is also expected to make the final ballot. But the three other candidates are facing an uphill battle amid fears the two front runners will secure the majority of the available union and constituency Labour ...

by | January 22, 2020 | 02:18

Chuck Schumer pledged to seek amendments to Monday's Republican proposal on impeachment trial hearing rules, amendments that would allow for the presentation of witness testimony and evidence pertaining to Donald Trump's communications with the president of Ukraine .

by | January 21, 2020 | 02:29

Democrats allege President Trump withheld military aid from Ukraine to pressure the country to investigate corruption allegations against Joe and Hunter Biden. ambassador Marie Yovanovitch. There are multiple references to meetings apparently at the Trump International hotel, including a May 7, 2019 meeting with Giuliani and Solomon.

by | January 21, 2020 | 01:10

One specific example, first reported by the Washington Post , shows a sign that says "God hates Trump". Words on signs that referenced women's anatomy were also blurred. But the archives said in a statement Saturday "we made a mistake ". That was, to be sure, the appropriate response, and it was good to see the Archives acknowledge the misstep quickly, while vowing to take steps to ensure the mistake isn't repeated.

by | January 20, 2020 | 02:27

A medical source at Marib city hospital, where the casualties were transported, told AFP at least 70 were killed in Saturday's strike. According to official Saba news agency, fighting in Naham was ongoing today. "The hard-earned progress that Yemen has made on de-escalation is very fragile". The US-based Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED), a nonprofit conflict-research organization, estimates that the war has claimed more than 100,000 lives over the past four and a half ...

by | January 20, 2020 | 01:05

Late previous year, China reported a cluster of cases of pneumonia of unknown cause. The virus turned into once additionally disguise in Thailand and Japan in every case in these that had fair now visited Wuhan . "That's why we're moving so quickly" with screening, she said . When the illness first broke out, it sparked fears about a resurgence of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars), a flu-like virus that killed hundreds of people more than a decade ago.

by | January 20, 2020 | 02:09

Trump's legal team on Saturday released a statement attempting to reject his impeachment by the House, characterising the charges against the United States president as a "dangerous attack" on Americans and their right to vote. Murkowski said she's anticipating Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-NY, will attempt to include rules that would initially secure "certain individuals be teed up as witnesses", as the senators try to draw up rules, what's known as an "organizing ...

by | January 20, 2020 | 00:40

Wuhan remains ground zero for infections in China with all 62 patients, including two who died, reported in the city. About 11 million people live in Wuhan and the city serves as a major transport hub, including during the annual Lunar New Year holiday, when hundreds of millions of Chinese people travel across the country to visit family.

by | January 19, 2020 | 01:48

Pompeo said he has never met Lev Parnas , a Ukrainian-born American who was working with Trump's personal lawyer, former NY mayor Rudy Giuliani . The Nielsen ratings for the second night of Rachel Maddow's interview with Lev Parnas Thursday on MSNBC fell short of Wednesday's record-breaking viewership (4.5 million viewers ), notching down slightly at 4.3 million.

by | January 18, 2020 | 01:23

In a confrontation caught on camera after the debate , Senator Warren refused to shake Senator Sanders' hand, but the audio of their interaction was unable to be heard by the audience. However, the pact appears to be lying in tatters, after Ms Warren accused Mr Sanders of calling her a liar on national TV. And Sanders and Warren being stuck behind their desks at the Senate trial for the next few weeks, not even able to speak (crash dummies, anyone?) could help Biden.

by | January 18, 2020 | 01:45

USA officials say the administration needs to avoid any overtures that could draw accusations of foreign meddling - like direct financing - and increase the chances of a violent crackdown on the people it wants to support. "America, which is your eldest, your leader and your master, could not bring the Iranian nation to its knees". "These three countries are the ones who helped Saddam as much as they could in his war against us", he said, referring to the Iraq-Iran war of the 1980s.

by | January 18, 2020 | 01:46

The Security Council held its first closed consultations on Kashmir since 1971 following India's surprise action in August to change the Himalayan region's status. However, it was thwarted by other members led by the United States and France. According to diplomats familiar with the matter, China has invited Kashmir to a UN Security Council meeting to discuss "Peacekeeping in Mali" and is trying to force an informal discussion under the "Misc or Other Matter" category.

by | January 18, 2020 | 01:17

The US Constitution mandates the chief justice serve as the presiding officer. On Thursday, Senator Rand Paul told The Hill he thought the verdict was "already decided" because he didn't expect any Republicans to vote for impeachment . She warned them not to become "all the president's henchmen". "The gravity of these charges is self-evident", he said. Critics have seized on that comment, but McConnell has pushed back, accusing Democrats of being the ones playing partisan politics.