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Woman awaiting coronavirus test result escapes from hospital

Woman awaiting coronavirus test result escapes from hospital

A woman who was in an Austrian hospital to be tested for the coronavirus escaped from the premises, officials said. Karl Schupfer, a press officer for the city of Salzburg, said the 31-year-old patient left the University Clinic Salzburg around 3 a.m. local time Wednesday morning and was found by police in her home near...

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Royal Caribbean cancels cruises out of China through early March

Royal Caribbean cancels cruises out of China through early March

Royal Caribbean has canceled eight cruises out of China until March and introduced several health screening measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus aboard its vessels. In a statement, the cruise company announced it would deny boarding to individuals who had travelled through, from or to mainland China or Hong Kong in the past 15...

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Trump makes dazzling, divisive reelection pitch in State of the Union

Trump makes dazzling, divisive reelection pitch in State of the Union

Washington: If elections are won by defiant showmanship alone, Donald Trump, the grand political illusionist, will waltz to a second term in November. In the most politicized State of the Union address in modern times, the President took the choreography of an annual America ritual to new levels on Tuesday night at a fraught moment in the nation’s...

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US President Donald Trump retweets claims al-Qaeda chief dead

US President Donald Trump retweets claims al-Qaeda chief dead

A suspected US drone strike has destroyed a building housing al-Qaeda militants in eastern Yemen, tribal leaders say, amid reports the attack killed a senior leader. US President Donald Trump has retweeted several reports that the January 25 strike killed Qassim al-Rimi, but al-Rimi’s death has not been officially confirmed. The Yemeni tribal leaders said...

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Trump impeachment trial: US Senate votes against calling witnesses, clearing the way for likely acquittal

Trump impeachment trial: US Senate votes against calling witnesses, clearing the way for likely acquittal

The US Senate has voted against calling witnesses and collecting new evidence in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, clearing the way for his likely acquittal in the coming days. By a vote of 51-49, the Republican-controlled Senate on Friday stopped Democrats’ drive to hear testimony from witnesses like former national security adviser John Bolton. Bolton...