The real number of coronavirus cases is more than 75,000, according to a scientific model that says the outbreak will double in size every 6.4 days

A new scientific model says that on January 25 there were 75,815 infected people in Wuhan alone. At the time the official figure was 761.
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Devin Booker on All-Star snub: ‘NBA is different than the game that I fell in love with’

Devin Booker should have been an All-Star. I ranked the Suns guard ahead of two selected Western Conference guards – Russell Westbrook and Donovan Mitchell. Booker, via Edith Noriega of Cronkite News: “It was always a goal of mine,” Booker said of the midseason competition.
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Lakers honor Kobe Bryant in emotional pregame ceremony featuring the legend's own words

As the cellist Ben Hong played somberly at center court, Lakers fans lifted their eyes to the video boards in Staples Center on Friday night and heard from Kobe Bryant himself about his amazing career and his wonderful life as a husband and a father of four girls.
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Seahawks legend Steve Hutchinson to be enshrined in Pro Football Hall of Fame

Steve Hutchinson has been waiting for this moment for years, but Hall of Fame president David Baker finally knocked on his door. The former NFL guard, who played with Seattle from 2001-05 and now serves as a consultant for the Seahawks, received news that he was selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. The second member of the greatest offensive line in NFL history to be enshrined in the @ProFootballHOF.
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Ovechkin scores twice, moves into 8th on NHL's goal list

Ovechkin scored two goals and moved into eight place on the NHL's career goals list, leading the Washington Capitals to a 5-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Friday night. Ovechkin's second-period goal, his 36th of the season and the 694th of his career, tied him with Mark Messier on the goals list. Ottawa fans gave Ovechkin a hearty cheer, and when he moved into eighth place, responded with a cheer of: ''Ovi!
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Bloomberg Fueled His Campaign With $200 Million From His Own Fortune

A federal filing showing spending through December provides the most detailed description yet of how Mr. Bloomberg deployed his wealth in a quest for the presidency. The bulk went to advertising.
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Lakers honor Bryants, others lost in helicopter crash

Five days after Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were among nine people killed in a helicopter crash in Southern California, the Los Angeles Lakers suited up Friday night for their first game since the legend's death. With the eyes of not only basketball but the entire sports world and beyond focused on Staples Center, the Lakers paid tribute to the nine lives lost Sunday, and they honored their fallen hero with a taste of Hollywood flair before their game against the Portland Trail Blaz...
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Author Mary Higgins Clark, bestselling 'Queen of Suspense,' has died

Author Mary Higgins Clark, the bestselling "Queen of Suspense" known for dozens of novels sold worldwide, has died.
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Lakers vs. Blazers Live Updates

The Lakers resumed their schedule on Friday night with their first game since Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash. LeBron James is playing, but Carmelo Anthony is out.
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Mary Higgins Clark, Queen of Suspense and a Fixture on Best-Seller Lists, Dies at 92

Born in the Bronx, she became a world-renowned author writing about “nice people whose lives are invaded.”
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Author Mary Higgins Clark, bestselling 'Queen of Suspense,' dies at 92

Author Mary Higgins Clark, the bestselling "Queen of Suspense" known for dozens of novels sold worldwide, has died.
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Economic Survey 2019-20 proposes GSTN-like body to run data analytics for public sector banks

The Economic Survey 2019-20 proposes the creation of a GSTN-like body which will verify individuals and corporate customers via KYC and Aadhaar KYC, run data analytics on their financial data, generate their credit profile using artificial intelligence — all to eventually assess their eligibility for loans from public sector banks. The NPA crisis and PSBs: Released […] ...
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Sad, surreal scene in Los Angeles before Lakers' first game since Kobe Bryant's death

Fans brought art, shared memories and grieved at first Lakers game since Kobe Bryant, daughter Gianna, seven others were killed in a helicopter crash.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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The Latest: Junior titles decided at Australian Open

The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Victoria Jimenez Kasintseva of Andorra came from a set down to beat Weronika Baszak of Poland 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 in the junior women's final at Melbourne Park. Harold Mayot beat Arthur Cazaux 6-4, 6-1 in the all-French boys' final.
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Senators vote against hearing witnesses, paving way for Trump acquittal

Senate voted 51-49 to block witnesses, with Republicans Mitt Romney and Susan Collins joining DemocratsThe US Senate voted against hearing witnesses in the impeachment trial of Donald Trump on Friday, paving the way for Trump’s acquittal on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.The Senate voted 51-49 to block witnesses, with only two Republicans, Mitt Romney of Utah and Susan Collins of Maine, crossing party lines to support the Democratic call for witnesses. Continue reading...
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LIVE: Union Budget 2020-21 and its impact on the digital ecosystem

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the Union Budget for the financial year 2020-2021 today, at 11 am, in the Parliament. We will blog it live here and assess its impact on the digital ecosystem. The budget speech can be live streamed on Lok Sabha TV (here) or on the Union Budget website (here). ...
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US declares virus 'emergency,' bans travelers from China

The US said Friday it was declaring a public health emergency and temporarily banning the entry of foreign nationals who had traveled to China over the past two weeks to contain the spread of a deadly new virus. Sweeping new restrictions will also be imposed on American citizens, with those returning from the province at the disease's epicenter placed in facilities for mandatory 14-day quarantines, said Health Secretary Alex Azar. US citizens coming from other parts of China will undergo healt...
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Mary Higgins Clark's last interview with USA TODAY: Author opens up about her #MeToo novel

Ninety-one-year-old author Mary Higgins Clark's last interview with USA TODAY was for her #MeToo thriller "Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry."         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Twitter Critics Mock CPAC For ‘Formally Not Inviting’ Mitt Romney After Witness Vote

The Conservative Political Action Conference chose to keep Mitt Romney off the invite list.
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Lakers honor Kobe Bryant with pregame ceremony, honorary seats and LeBron speech

As tens of thousands of fans filled the Staples Center on Friday night for the first Los Angeles Lakers game since Kobe Bryant, one of his daughters and seven others died in a helicopter crash, the team honored the NBA legend with a pregame ceremony.
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Man arrested for alleged attack on transgender woman in subway station

A man who allegedly yelled anti-transgender slurs and spat on a transgender journalist last week was arrested and charged with hate crimes, the New York Police Department announced.
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Man arrested for alleged attack on transgender woman in a New York subway station

A man who allegedly yelled anti-transgender slurs and spat on a transgender journalist last week was arrested and charged with hate crimes, the New York Police Department announced.
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Brexit Day: how the night unfolded as the UK left the EU – video

At 11pm on Friday 31 January, the UK left the European Union after 47 years of membership. In Westminster, Brexiters celebrated with speeches, light shows and recorded Big Ben bongs to mark the moment. Across the UK, remainers held vigils, protests and pledged the UK would one day rejoin.The mixed emotions of Brexit day show the UK is not yet at ease with itselfBrexit day: end of an era as United Kingdom leaves EU – as it happenedAfter 47 years in the EU family, a divided Britain leaves for an u...
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Mamba Forever: Lakers honor Kobe with tribute

Grieving fans packed almost every Staples Center seat 30 minutes before tipoff to ensure they didn’t miss a second of the Lakers’ heartfelt tribute.
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US downs Panama 8-0 in Olympic qualifying tournament

Lindsey Horan scored three goals and the U.S. national team downed Panama 8-0 on Friday night in the the group stage of the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying tournament. Panama goalkeeper Yenith Bailey got tangled up with one of her own players and Horan took advantage, scoring in the third minute to give the World Cup-winning Americans the early lead. Moments later, Bailey knocked heads with Jessica McDonald and spent several moments on the ground.
Tags: News, US, Soccer, Panama, Bailey, Horan, Lindsey Horan, Jessica McDonald, Yenith Bailey

Chris Cuomo: You should be mad as hell

CNN's Chris Cuomo tells viewers they should be angry about the vote against witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump, and urges them to speak out.
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Stewart headlines celebratory night for Joe Gibbs Racing

Tony Stewart, the throwback, blue-collar “People's Champion” of NASCAR, is once again the headline act. Stewart was one of five inductees Friday night into the 11th class of NASCAR's Hall of Fame - a group that is essentially a celebration of Joe Gibbs Racing. The three-time NASCAR champion was inducted alongside Joe Gibbs, his former team owner, and Bobby Labonte, his first NASCAR teammate.
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Zion scores 24, Pelicans pound Memphis 139-111

Zion Williamson scored 24 points in a little less than 29 minutes, and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Memphis Grizzlies 139-111 on Friday night in the first matchup this season between the NBA's top two draft picks. Newly selected All-Star Brandon Ingram scored 20 and Lonzo Ball hit five 3-pointers on seven attempts in his 19-point night for the Pelicans, who won their third straight while ending Memphis' four-game winning streak. Jrue Holiday added 18 points for New Orleans, which ...
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