Outbreak, economic ills dim luster of Japan’s Olympic year

Outbreak, economic ills dim luster of Japan’s Olympic year

— Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should be basking in the limelight this year in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Instead, the virus outbreak that has spread from China to even remote parts of Japan has Abe and his ruling Liberal Democratic Party playing defense. Abe has skated through numerous scanda

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Shooter kills 5 at Molson Coors beer company 

Shooter kills 5 at Molson Coors beer company 

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Five individuals have been slaughtered in a shooting at the Molson Coors Brewing Company campus in Milwaukee, Wisconsin state, neighborhood authorities say. They say the shooter passed on from "self-inflicted wounds". The assailant was distinguished as a 51-year-old Milw

Japan Prime Minister puts a two-week hold on sporting events as Coronavirus looms over Olympics

Japan Prime Minister puts a two-week hold on sporting events as Coronavirus looms over Olympics

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Japanese Prime Serve Shinzo Abe on Wednesday called for sports and social occasions to be rejected or diminished for two weeks as the nation fights to stem coronavirus disease in the midst of mounting concerns the 2020 Tokyo Olympics may be canceled.

Man captured after his failed attempt to blow up vehicle outside Pentagon

Man captured after his failed attempt to blow up vehicle outside Pentagon

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A man attempted to slaughter himself by endeavoring to light a stopped vehicle's gas tank within the Pentagon stopping part Monday, concurring to government prosecutors. Matthew Richardson, 19, of Arkansas was due to have his, to begin with, an appearance in Alexandria, Virginia, go

Japan to extend center on serious cases in coronavirus battle

Japan to extend center on serious cases in coronavirus battle

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Japan received Tuesday a fundamental arrangement to manage with an assist spread of the modern coronavirus that would put a strain on its therapeutic framework, calling for a more productive utilize of heali

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Barr warns against Chinese ‘dominance’ in wireless networks

Barr warns against Chinese ‘dominance’ in wireless networks

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WASHINGTON  — Attorney General William Barr waded into ongoing diplomatic tensions between the United States and China on Thursday, decrying what he said was Beijing’s determination to establish “dominance” in the market of next-generation, high-speed wireless networks. Barr spok

Transportation, IT heads in NC governor’s Cabinet changing

Transportation, IT heads in NC governor’s Cabinet changing

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RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina’s transportation secretary is leaving the job at the end of the month, and another Cabinet member has been picked to succeed him, Gov. Roy Cooper announced on Tuesday. Cooper named Eric Boyette, the current secretary of the Department of Information Technology, to r

Iowa disaster prompts Nevada Dems to drop caucus tech plan

Iowa disaster prompts Nevada Dems to drop caucus tech plan

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LAS VEGAS  — Reacting to tech troubles in Iowa, Nevada Democrats scrapped plans to use similar technology at their caucuses in less than three weeks, as early primary voting states sought to reassure the public that they could pull off smooth elections. Officials in South Carolina and New Hampshir

Facebook fights spread of misinformation about virus online

Facebook fights spread of misinformation about virus online

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Facebook says it’s working to limit the spread of misinformation and potentially harmful content about the coronavirus as bogus claims about the ongoing outbreak circulate online. Kang-Xing Jin, Facebook’s head of health, 

Manchester City produces a stunning comeback to beat Real Madrid at Bernabeu

Manchester City produces a stunning comeback to beat Real Madrid at Bernabeu

Gabriel Jesus and Kevin De Bruyne, the last-mentioned from the punishment spot, both struck within the last 12 minutes to grant Pep Guardiola’s side a brilliant triumph after falling behind to an Isco strike. To make thing

Japan Prime Minister puts a two-week hold on sporting events as Coronavirus looms over Olympics

Japan Prime Minister puts a two-week hold on sporting events as Coronavirus looms over Olympics

Japanese Prime Serve Shinzo Abe on Wednesday called for sports and social occasions to be rejected or diminished for two weeks as the nation fights to stem coronavirus disease in the midst of mounting concerns the 2020 Tokyo Olympics may be canceled.

Liverpool come from behind to take West Ham

Liverpool come from behind to take West Ham

Victory means Liverpool equal the English top-flight record of 18 successive wins, set by Manchester City from August to December 2017, with Jurgen Klopp's side last dropping points in a 1-1 draw with Manchester Un

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Outbreak, economic ills dim luster of Japan’s Olympic year

Outbreak, economic ills dim luster of Japan’s Olympic year

— Prime Minister Shinzo Abe should be basking in the limelight this year in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Instead, the virus outbreak that has spread from China to even remote parts of Japan has Abe and his ruling Liberal Democratic Party playing defense. Abe has skated through numerous scanda

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street rises to record

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street rises to record

Shares were mixed Thursday in Asia after Wall Street recovered to record highs, with the Shanghai benchmark jumping nearly 2% after China’s central bank cut interest rates to help ease credit for companies stricken by the virus outbreak centered on the city of Wuhan. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225

Focus turns to Latino authors amid ‘American Dirt’ debate

Focus turns to Latino authors amid ‘American Dirt’ debate

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — When Oprah Winfrey endorsed the novel “American Dirt” for her book club last month, many Latinos took to social media to decry the selection for its stereotypes and caricatures. The novel about a Mexican mother and her young son fleeing to the U.S. border had been praise

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Fears of epidemic grow as Coronavirus spreads rapidly 

Fears of epidemic grow as Coronavirus spreads rapidly 

Wellbeing authorities sounded the alert over the end of the week due to the sudden and quick rise of unused cases of COVID-19 diseases in South Korea, Italy, and Iran. Of specific concern to the World Wellbeing Organization (WHO) and other organizations, numerous of the cases need an epi

Security adviser: I’ve seen no intel of Moscow helping Trump

Security adviser: I’ve seen no intel of Moscow helping Trump

 President Donald Trump’s national security adviser said he’s seen no intelligence to show that Russia is interfering in the U.S. presidential campaign in hopes of reelecting President Donald Trump. Robert O’Brien’s comments come after conflicting accounts emerged from a recent c

Report finds Catholic charity founder sexually abused women

Report finds Catholic charity founder sexually abused women

 A respected Catholic figure who worked to improve conditions for the developmentally disabled for more than half a century sexually abused at least six women during most of that period, according to a report released Saturday by the France-based charity he founded. The report produced for L’Arche

Largest Nevada casinos report $2 billion gain in fiscal 2019

Largest Nevada casinos report $2 billion gain in fiscal 2019

CARSON CITY, Nev.  — Nevada’s largest casinos reaped more than $2 billion from gambling, food and beverage sales, room rentals and other factors during the 2019 fiscal year, state regulators reported Friday. The Nevada Gaming Control Board annual “gaming abstract” looked at finan

Asian stock markets retreat after surge on China tariff cut

Asian stock markets retreat after surge on China tariff cut

Asian stock markets retreated Friday following a surge after China announced a tariff cut on U.S. imports. Market benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney all declined. Major Asian markets jumped more than 2% on Thursday after Beijing said it will cut duties on $75 billion of U.S. goods as

Disconnect? Stocks rise despite fears over virus from China

Disconnect? Stocks rise despite fears over virus from China

NEW YORK  — The virus outbreak out of China has exposed a seeming disconnect between the financial markets and science. Health experts don’t know how far the virus will spread and how bad the crisis will get, yet stocks are rallying as if investors are expecting no more than a modest hit to