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Couple separated by coronavirus quarantine speaks out: ‘Don’t panic with this’

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A couple separated by acoronavirus quarantine joined “Bill Hemmer Reports” Thursday to update the public on their condition as they mark their tenth day in isolation. Carl Goldman, one of 11 American evacuees from the quarantined Diamond Princesscruise ship who tested positive for thecoronavirus, told Hemmer that he was recently transferred from the biocontainment facility to the quarantine unit at the University of Read More

Shawcor Ltd. Announces Fourth Quarter 2019 Results

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Fourth quarter 2019 revenue was $334 million, 6% lower than the $354 million reported in the fourth quarter of 2018. Adjusted EBITDA1 in the fourth quarter of 2019 was $30 million, 22% higher than the $24 million reported in the fourth quarter of 2018. Net loss2 in the fourth quarter of 2019 was $81.8 million Read More

Pfizer warns of hit to financial results on continued coronavirus outbreak

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Feb 27 (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc on Thursday warned that the continued spread of the coronavirus globally could have an adverse impact on its financial results. The drugmaker said the outbreak could have an impact on its business, including its manufacturing, supply chain and clinical trial operations. (bit.ly/2vcZ3yb) (Reporting by Saumya Sibi Joseph in Bengaluru; Read More

Whistleblower cops accuse DC police of downgrading crimes to look better on stats

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Crime rates in Washington DC may be much worse than official reports indicate, as the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) routinely miss-classifies felonies as misdemeanors, skewing results, two whistle-blowing cops allege. In at least two cases, internal police documents seem to back the accusations voiced by Sergeant Charlotte Djossou and Officer Tabitha Knight. The first reportedly Read More

Chinese scientists desperately researching coronavirus discover that it shares human cell binding site with HIV, Ebola

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Peter Andrews is an Irish science journalist and writer, based in London. He has a background in the life sciences, and graduated from the University of Glasgow with a degree in Genetics Chinese scientists have reported that the coronavirus ripping through populations worldwide is much more likely than its close cousin Sars to bind to human Read More

Cherokee citizens call on Warren to make amends for ‘dangerous’ heritage claims

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More than 200 Native Americans, most of them Cherokee, have signed an open letter to Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., stating that her past claims of Cherokee heritage were “harmful” and “dangerous” — and that her apologies and statements on the issue, while appreciated, leave much to be desired. Warren has said in the past that she Read More

Iran’s VP for women and family affairs is latest official to test positive for coronavirus

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Iranian’s vice president for women and family affairs, Masoumeh Ebtekar, has contracted the coronavirus. Three high-ranking officials, including Iran’s deputy health minister, were already known to be infected. “Ms. Ebtekar showed signs of infection with coronavirus and was tested. The results came back positive,” IRNA quoted a spokesperson for the vice president as saying. Earlier Read More

Zidane says ‘clásico’ perfect chance for Madrid to rebound

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In Real Madrid’s first 34 matches this season, the team lost only three times. In the last three games, however, Madrid was beaten twice and held to a home draw — the club’s worst run of the season and coming just before Sunday’s “clásico” against Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. “I see Sunday’s game Read More

How does the UK’s Eurovision entry stack up against the competition?

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James Newman has produced the UK’s best Eurovision entry in years – but will that be enough? The 31-year-old, whose younger brother is Brit Award nominee John Newman, has already written for Ed Sheeran, Jess Glynne, Calvin Harris and Little Mix. He got a Brit Award and a Grammy nomination for his work on Rudimental’s Read More

Virus-hit stocks shed $3 trillion; safe havens thrive

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LONDON (Reuters) – Stocks resumed their plunge, wiping out more than $3 trillion in value this week alone, and U.S. Treasuries yields hit record lows on Thursday as the coronavirus spread faster outside China and investors fled to safe havens. FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a surgical mask walks past a screen showing Shanghai Composite Read More