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Bloomberg ripped over resurfaced 2016 remark that he could teach anyone ‘to be a farmer’
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Bloomberg ripped over resurfaced 2016 remark that he could teach anyone ‘to be a farmer’

Reaction and analysis from former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and radio host Larry Elder. Presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg appeared to belittle both farmers and factory workers in 2016 comments made at a university forum, continuing a trend of o... Read full article

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14 Americans test positive for coronavirus after evacuation from quarantined cruise ship
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14 Americans test positive for coronavirus after evacuation from quarantined cruise ship

More than 300 U.S. citizens and family members who had been on the Diamond Princess cruise ship were evacuated. Read full article

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Bloomberg’s long record of vulgar comments dates back decades, haunt 2020 presidential bid
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Bloomberg’s long record of vulgar comments dates back decades, haunt 2020 presidential bid

Examples of Mike Bloomberg’s controversial comments and how they could hurt his campaign Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's reported history of sexist comments and recorded remarks about the treatment of minorities have already threatened his presidential campaign before he even appea... Read full article

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Slowed by the Coronavirus, China Struggles to Reopen for Business
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Slowed by the Coronavirus, China Struggles to Reopen for Business

Some factories are firing up again, but with many workers quarantined and parts in short supply, production is limited.The country’s leaders are trying to strike a balance between keeping people safe and getting vital industries back on track. Read full article

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14 US evacuees from cruise ship test positive
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14 US evacuees from cruise ship test positive

US officials were notified that they had tested positive for coronavirus during the evacuation process, after passengers had disembarked the ship, the agencies said in the joint statement Monday. The passengers had been tested two to three days before the evacuation flights, the statement said., "Af... Read full article

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Uighurs 'detained for beards and veils' - leak
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Uighurs 'detained for beards and veils' - leak

A document that appears to give the most powerful insight yet into how China determined the fate of hundreds of thousands of Muslims held in a network of internment camps has been seen by the BBC. Listing the personal details of more than 3,000 individuals from the far western region of Xinjiang, it... Read full article

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Warm Winters Threaten Nut Trees. Can Science Help Them Chill Out?
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Warm Winters Threaten Nut Trees. Can Science Help Them Chill Out?

February 17, 2020 • Many fruit and nut trees need cold weather to bloom, which is becoming less common in a warming climate. So, farmers and scientists are teaming up to find ways to help orchards chill out and cope. Read full article

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Lax Regulations And Vulnerable Residents 'A Recipe For Problems' In Eldercare Homes
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Lax Regulations And Vulnerable Residents 'A Recipe For Problems' In Eldercare Homes

February 17, 2020 • Assisted living-type facilities often are subject to less scrutiny than nursing homes. Investigations in Vermont and elsewhere have revealed patterns of poor care and deaths. Read full article

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Hundreds of Americans flown home from cruise ship
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Hundreds of Americans flown home from cruise ship

SHANGHAI/SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (Reuters) - More than 300 American passengers have been flown home from a cruise ship after two weeks under quarantine off Japan, including 14 found to have coronavirus who were kept isolated on the flight. The cruise ship Diamond Princess, by far the largest cluste... Read full article

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44 Americans On The Diamond Princess Cruise Ship Diagnosed With Coronavirus
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44 Americans On The Diamond Princess Cruise Ship Diagnosed With Coronavirus

February 16, 2020 • Not all of the Americans on board the vessel, which is currently quarantined in Japan, are sick. Those who are will remain in Japan for treatment. Read full article

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In China, Quarantine Tests Cooks To Get Clever
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In China, Quarantine Tests Cooks To Get Clever

February 17, 2020 • For food bloggers Christopher Thomas and Stephanie Li, staying indoors during the coronavirus epidemic means getting creative with what's on hand. They tag dishes on Instagram #cookupinlockdown. Read full article

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Google ends its free Wi-Fi program Station
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Google ends its free Wi-Fi program Station

Google said on Monday that it is winding down its Google Station, a program as part of which it worked with a number of partners to roll out free Wi-Fi in more than 400 railway stations in India and i Read full article

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