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 2020-02-28 23:44 

Reuters

Biotechnology trade group taps former Biogen CEO as its coronavirus czar...

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), the biotechnology industry's largest trade association, told Reuters on Friday that former Biogen Inc CEO George Scangos would coordinate its response to the global coronavirus outbreak.'...

 2020-02-28 23:43 

AP

Trump picks Ratcliffe as top intelligence official, again...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday picked Rep. John Ratcliffe again to be the nation's top intelligence official, just months after abruptly ending an earlier effort to install him......

 2020-02-28 23:41 

Reuters

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FCC proposes fining U.S. wireless carriers more than $200 mln over consumer location data...

The Federal Communications Commission confirmed on Friday it voted to propose fi......

 2020-02-28 23:41 

Reuters

FCC proposes fining U.S. wireless carriers more than $200 mln over consumer location data...

The Federal Communications Commission confirmed on Friday it voted to propose fining four major U.S. wireless carriers more than $200 million for failing to protect consumers' location information.'...

 2020-02-28 23:41 

Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait Embassy advises nat'ls in US to put travel plans on hold...

WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Embassy in Washington asked its nationals in the United States to postpone their travel plans pending further notice on the exit and entry process against the backdrop of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak worldw...

 2020-02-28 23:40 

Reuters

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UPDATE 2-FCC proposes fining U.S. wireless carriers more than $200 mln over consumer location data...

The Federal Communications Commission confirmed on Friday it voted to propose fi......

 2020-02-28 23:40 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-FCC proposes fining U.S. wireless carriers more than $200 mln over consumer location data...
 2020-02-28 23:40 

AP

More MLB players available for Olympic baseball qualifying...

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. may get some better players for its second attempt to qualify for the Olympic baseball tournament.Major League Baseball and the players' association agreed to make......

 2020-02-28 23:39 

Ecns.cn

Vietnam to suspend visa free travel for South Koreans amid concerns over COVID-19 outbreak...

Vietnam will suspend visa-free travel for South Korean travelers starting from Saturday amid concerns about the coronavirus spreading....

 2020-02-28 23:39 

Ecns.cn

Japan's Hokkaido declares state of emergency over COVID-19...

Governor of Japan's Hokkaido Naomichi Suzuki declared a state of emergency of the northernmost prefecture on Friday due to the spread of the COVID-19....

 2020-02-28 23:38 

Ecns.cn

All residents in Tibet lifted out of sickness-related poverty...

All 63,300 residents registered as having fallen into poverty because of illnesses in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region have shaken off poverty....

 2020-02-28 23:37 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Norwich boost survival hopes with 1-0 win over Leicester...

Norwich City's Jamal Lewis boosted their hopes of Premier League survival w......

 2020-02-28 23:36 

Reuters

EXCLUSIVE-U.S. postpones summit with ASEAN leaders amid coronavirus fears-sources...

The United States has decided to postpone a meeting with leaders of Southeast Asian countries it had planned to host on March 14 due to worries about the coronavirus outbreak, two U.S. officials familiar with the matter said on Friday.'...

 2020-02-28 23:36 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Virgin Galactic dealmaker seeks to raise $900 million for new blank check companies...

Chamath Palihapitiya, the dealmaker behind last year's blockbuster Virgin G......

 2020-02-28 23:36 

Reuters

Virgin Galactic dealmaker seeks to raise $900 million for new blank check companies...

Chamath Palihapitiya, the dealmaker behind last year's blockbuster Virgin Galactic deal, is looking to raise a combined $900 million through two new investment vehicles, according to regulatory filings.'...

 2020-02-28 23:36 

AFP

WHO raises global virus risk to maximum level...

The World Health Organization on Friday raised its global risk assessment of the new coronavirus to its highest level after the epidemic spread to sub-Saharan Africa and caused financial markets to plunge.Switzerland became the latest country to announce ...

 2020-02-28 23:36 

AFP

Turkey-Russia tensions soar after deadly Syria strike...

The leaders of Russia and Turkey held crisis talks Friday after 33 Turkish soldiers died in a regime air strike in Syria, prompting President Donald Trump to urge an end to the Moscow-backed Syrian offensive against rebel holdouts.The United Nations calle...

 2020-02-28 23:35 

Reuters Canada

U.S. moves high-level U.S. meeting on China tech, possible new Huawei curbs to March: sources...

Trump administration officials have rescheduled for March 11 a critical meeting to discuss potential new U.S. restrictions on sales of technology to Huawei and China, people familiar with the matter said....

 2020-02-28 23:35 

Reuters

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U.S. moves high-level U.S. meeting on China tech, possible new Huawei curbs to March: sources...

Trump administration officials have rescheduled for March 11 a critical meeting ......

 2020-02-28 23:35 

Reuters

U.S. moves high-level U.S. meeting on China tech, possible new Huawei curbs to March: sources...

Trump administration officials have rescheduled for March 11 a critical meeting to discuss potential new U.S. restrictions on sales of technology to Huawei and China, people familiar with the matter said.'...

 2020-02-28 23:35 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Congo military intelligence chief dies of heart attack, wife says...

Congo's military intelligence chief died on Friday after suffering a heart ......

 2020-02-28 23:35 

Reuters Africa

Congo military intelligence chief dies of heart attack, wife says...

Congo...

 2020-02-28 23:34 

BloombergQuint

NRA Wants 'Murder Insurance' Fight With New York in Open...

NRA Wants 'Murder Insurance' Fight With New York in Open...

 2020-02-28 23:34 

Reuters

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Trump again nominates Congressman Ratcliffe as his intelligence director...

President Donald Trump said on Friday he again was tapping Republican Representa......

 2020-02-28 23:33 

Reuters

BRIEF-Airbnb Waives Cancellation Charge For Hosts, Guests Impacted By Coronavirus Outbreak...

Feb 28 (Reuters) -'...

 2020-02-28 23:33 

Reuters

Trump again nominates Congressman Ratcliffe as his intelligence director...

President Donald Trump said on Friday he again was tapping Republican Representative John Ratcliffe to be the nation's top spy, naming a loyalist whose first nomination he had dropped last year amid questions about a lack of experience and possible re...

 2020-02-28 23:32 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Polanski wins best director at Cesar awards, several actresses leave in protest...

Roman Polanski, who faces accusations of rape, won France's Cesar Award for......

 2020-02-28 23:32 

Reuters Africa

Exclusive: U.S. postpones summit with ASEAN leaders amid coronavirus fears - sources...

The United States has decided to postpone a meeting with leaders of Southeast Asian countries it had planned to host on March 14 due to worries about the coronavirus outbreak, two U.S. officials familiar with the matter said on Friday....

 2020-02-28 23:32 

Reuters

[ UK ]

New Zealand win toss, bowl first in second India test...

New Zealand captain Kane Williamson won the toss and chose to bowl first in the ......

 2020-02-28 23:31 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Polanski wins best director at Cesar awards, several actresses leave in protest...

Roman Polanski, who faces accusations of rape, won France's Cesar Award for......

 2020-02-28 23:31 

Reuters

Polanski wins best director at Cesar awards, several actresses leave in protest...

Roman Polanski, who faces accusations of rape, won France's Cesar Award for best directing for his film "An Officer and a Spy" on Friday, prompting several actresses to walk out of the ceremony in protest.'...

 2020-02-28 23:31 

Reuters

Virgin Galactic dealmaker seeks to raise $900 mln for new blank check companies...
 2020-02-28 23:31 

Reuters

[ UK ]

U.S. moves high-level U.S. meeting on China tech, possible new Huawei curbs to March -sources...

Trump administration officials have rescheduled for March 11 a critical meeting ......

 2020-02-28 23:31 

Reuters

U.S. moves high-level U.S. meeting on China tech, possible new Huawei curbs to March -sources...
 2020-02-28 23:30 

AP

Woods takes 3rd straight week off by skipping Bay Hill...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods is taking a third straight week off by deciding against playing the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.Woods hasn't played since his 76-77 weekend at......

 2020-02-28 23:29 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Polanski wins best director at Cesar awards, several actresses leave in protest...

Roman Polanski, who faces accusations of rape, won France's Cesar Award for......

 2020-02-28 23:29 

Reuters

Polanski wins best director at Cesar awards, several actresses leave in protest...
 2020-02-28 23:27 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 2-Moody's expects Pemex to increase production by 1% in 2020...

Moody's Investors Service said on Friday it expects Mexican state oil compa......

 2020-02-28 23:27 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Moody's expects Pemex to increase production by 1% in 2020...

Moody's Investors Service said on Friday it expects Mexican state oil company Petroleos Mexicanos to increase production by 1% in 2020, replacing about 50% of its proved reserves, and that it demonstrated "good progress" last year.'...

 2020-02-28 23:26 

Bahrain News Agency

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HRH Crown Prince: National unity critical in light of COVID-19...
 2020-02-28 23:25 

AP

Mental health clinic owner billed for therapy to dead woman...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The owner of a St. Louis-area mental health clinic was sentenced Friday to 18 months in federal prison for billing for therapy for a patient who was already dead.Naim......

 2020-02-28 23:24 

Reuters

[ UK ]

U.S. to push production of protective gear for coronavirus; new case confirmed in California...

The United States will invoke a federal defense law to boost production of masks......

 2020-02-28 23:24 

Reuters

[ US ]

U.S. to push production of protective gear for coronavirus; new case confirmed in California...

The United States will invoke a federal defense law to boost production of masks, gloves, gowns and other items to protect against the new coronavirus, the Trump administration said, as a new case was confirmed in California on Friday....

 2020-02-28 23:24 

Reuters

U.S. to push production of protective gear for coronavirus; new case confirmed in California...

The United States will invoke a federal defense law to boost production of masks, gloves, gowns and other items to protect against the new coronavirus, the Trump administration said, as a new case was confirmed in California on Friday.'...

 2020-02-28 23:24 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Honeywell sees surge in demand for face masks in North America, China...

Industrial conglomerate Honeywell International Inc said on Friday it was seeing......

 2020-02-28 23:23 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 1-Honeywell sees surge in demand for face masks in North America, China...

Industrial conglomerate Honeywell International Inc said on Friday it was seeing......

 2020-02-28 23:23 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Honeywell sees surge in demand for face masks in North America, China...

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 2020-02-28 23:21 

Reuters

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BRIEF-Oric Pharmaceuticals Inc Files For IPO Of Up To $86.3 Million SEC Filing...

Feb 28 (Reuters) -...

 2020-02-28 23:21 

Reuters

BRIEF-Oric Pharmaceuticals Inc Files For IPO Of Up To $86.3 Million SEC Filing...

Feb 28 (Reuters) -'...

 2020-02-28 23:20 

Kuwait News Agency

France reports sharp increase in Coronavirus cases to 57, up 19...

PARIS, Feb 28 (KUNA)--French authorities on Friday reported another sharp increase in the number of New Coronavirus cases, which have now risen to 57, a hike of 19 compared with Thursday's number. French Health Minister Olivier Veran said in a news co...

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