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Concern over coronavirus spread as cases jump in South Korea, Italy and Iran

SEOUL/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - International concern about the spread of coronavirus outside China grew on Sunday with sharp rises in infections in South Korea, Italy and Iran. Read More


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Democratic rivals try to slow Sanders after big Nevada win

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - Democratic presidential hopefuls fanned out across the United States on Sunday to try blunt Bernie Sanders' momentum after a dominant victory in Nevada solidified his front-runner status ahead of 15 key nominating contests in the next 10 days. More »


Trump accuses Schiff of leaking intelligence about Russia to hurt Sanders

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Sunday accused Representative Adam Schiff of leaking classified information on Russian interference in the 2020 U.S. election to hurt Democratic presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders. More »


G20 finance heads eye impact of coronavirus outbreak on growth, see modest pickup

RIYADH (Reuters) - Finance chiefs of the world's top 20 economies vowed to monitor the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on global growth and act if needed, as they said loose monetary policy and easing trade tensions would prompt a pick-up in 2020 and 2021. More »


Despite attacks, Sanders' Medicare for All boosts early-state triumphs

(Reuters) - In the days leading up to Saturday's Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada, Bernie Sanders withstood one attack after another over his Medicare for All plan – both from his rivals and the state's powerful hotel and casino workers' union. More »


Astros, Red Sox, Major League Baseball urge dismissal of sign-stealing lawsuit

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Houston Astros, the Boston Red Sox and Major League Baseball asked a U.S. judge to dismiss a proposed class-action lawsuit by DraftKings participants who said the teams' electronic sign-stealing distorted fantasy baseball contests they wagered on. More »


Gandhi's former home gets facelift ahead of Trump's first India visit

AHMEDABAD, India (Reuters) - India deployed more than 10,000 police and gave a facelift to the former home of independence hero Mahatma Gandhi on Sunday on the eve of a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump, whose two-day trip aims to repair bilateral relations after a trade spat. More »


Iran announces low poll turnout, blames coronavirus 'propaganda'

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran on Sunday announced a 42% turnout in its parliamentary election, the lowest rate since the 1979 Islamic revolution, while its top leader said Tehran's enemies played up the new coronavirus threat to dissuade people from voting. More »


Amazon in Holocaust row about 'Hunters' series, anti-Semitic books

WARSAW (Reuters) - The Auschwitz Memorial criticized Amazon on Sunday for fictitious depictions of the Holocaust in its Prime series "Hunters" and for selling books of Nazi propaganda. More »


Earthquake in Turkey-Iran border region kills nine, injures more than 100

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Nine people were killed and buildings collapsed across southeastern Turkey on Sunday when a magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck near the border with Iran, injuring more than a hundred in villages and towns in both countries, government officials said. More »


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