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Opinion: Indian Wells cancellation could be turning point for sports and coronavirus

As the BNP Paribas Open becomes the biggest sporting event canceled due to the COVID-19 virus, we can only wonder whether it's the first of many.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Girl who lost sight due to flu regains vision

"We put our daughter to bed and she never woke up the same," the girls' mother wrote in an update about her daughter's health.
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CDC: Flu has killed 20,000 this season, including 136 kids

The CDC's most recent flu report says that as of February 29, hospitalization rates among children aged 4 and under were the highest on record at this point in the season.
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Germany announces economic measures to stall 'corona-crisis'

Germany announced measures to boost its sputtering economy in the face of the fast-spreading coronavirus on Monday, while also calling for the cancellation of large events. As the number of cases in Germany pushed beyond 900, Health Minister Jens Spahn said gatherings of more than 1,000 people should be scrapped. "After many discussions with those responsible, I emphatically encourage the cancellation of events with more than 1,000 participants until further notice," he wrote on Twitter.
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Reggie Cannon, Ulysses Llanez headline U.S. U-23 roster for Olympic qualifying

United States men's national teamers Reggie Cannon, Ulysses Llanez, Paxton Pomykal and Jackson Yueill headline the U.S. under-23 squad that later this month will try to qualify the Americans for an Olympics for the first time since 2008. U-23 coach Jason Kreis selected 20 players for CONCACAF's men's Olympic qualifying tournament, which will be held — pending any change because of the coronavirus outbreak — in Guadalajara, Mexico from March 20-April 1. The U.S. will meet Costa Ric...
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Indian Wells Tennis Tournament Canceled Because of Coronavirus Outbreak

Public health officials in California declared an emergency in the area where one of tennis’ signature tournaments would be held.
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Trump campaign argues Biden is just like Sanders

President Donald Trump's campaign held a background call with reporters Sunday evening where officials laid out their view of the Democratic race and argued that former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are interchangeable.
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As Democratic establishment coalesces around Biden, Trump campaign argues he's just like Sanders

President Donald Trump's campaign held a background call with reporters Sunday evening where officials laid out their view of the Democratic race and argued that former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are interchangeable.
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Jeremy Colliton, Blackhawks take issue with hit on Adam Boqvist

It was a tight game late in the second period between the Blackhawks and Blues. Blackhawks defenseman Adam Boqvist skated to the boards in the Hawks' D zone to play the puck with around five minutes remaining in the frame and Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist tried to hit him but missed and caught Boqvist up high. Hawks forward Drake Caggiula fought Blues defenseman Vince Dunn.
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Drummond scores 28, Sexton 26 as Cavaliers down Spurs in OT

Andre Drummond returned from a leg injury to score 28 points and add 17 rebounds, and Kevin Love shook off a tough shooting night to make a big 3-pointer in overtime and lift the improving Cleveland Cavaliers to a 132-129 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday. Drummond, who missed the past three games with a strained left calf, put the Cavs up 124-22 with a layup and Love followed with his 3 from the corner 28 seconds later to put Cleveland up by five. Derrick White hit a 3 to pull the Spurs ...
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North Korea Launches Multiple Projectiles in Weapons Test, South Korea Says

The test was the country’s second in a week and came as its main rival, South Korea, grappled with a large coronavirus outbreak.
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Canada: Crown Bound By Settlement Agreement To Allow Losses It Claimed To Be A Fiction - Dentons

In the recent decision Her Majesty the Queen v. CBS Canada Holdings Co., 2020 FCA 4, the Federal Court of Appeal held that the Crown (i.e., Her Majesty the Queen, representing the Minister ...
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State Dept. Tells Americans to Avoid Cruise Ships, Despite Trump’s Misgivings

The warning was another indication of the Trump administration’s increasingly cautious approach to the coronavirus, and another instance of an apparent gap between the president and health officials.
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Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pleased with Bruno Fernandes ‘character’ after Pep Guardiola confrontation

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was pleased with Bruno Fernandes' “character” despite his brief confrontation with Pep Guardiola during Sunday's Manchester derby. Fernandes inspired Manchester United to a deserved 2-0 win over their historic rivals, brilliantly setting up Anthony Martial's opening goal with a quick free-kick. The new €55m signing from Sporting delighted Old Trafford further towards the end of the game when he confronted Manchester City manager Guardiola.
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Asian stock markets tumble after oil prices crash

Volatility remains in stock markets as coronavirus cases rise and oil giants start a supply war.
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North Korea Launched Unidentified Projectile, South Korea Says

(Bloomberg) -- North Korea fired what appeared to be three short-range ballistic missiles off its eastern coast, raising regional security concerns as world leaders battle the spread of the coronavirus.The projectiles were fired in quick succession Monday from a coastal area near Sondok, flying about 200 kilometers (125 miles) and reaching an altitude of about 50 kilometers before falling into waters separating the peninsula from Japan, the South Korean Defense Ministry said. The South Korean pr...
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Afghanistan's 'Game of Thrones' jeopardizes peace process

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani was sworn in for a second term on Monday, but the ceremony was marred by a rocket attack and a rival held his own inauguration ceremony in an escalating political feud compounding challenges to ending the 18-year war. Both Ghani and former chief executive Abdullah Abdullah say they are Afghanistan's rightful leader following a disputed election last September. The standoff threatens political chaos days after the United States and the Taliban signed a deal on the ...
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North Korea Distracts From Virus Threat With New Missile Launch

(Bloomberg) -- North Korea fired what appeared to be three short-range ballistic missiles off its eastern coast, raising regional security concerns as world leaders battle the spread of the coronavirus.The projectiles were fired in quick succession Monday from a coastal area near Sondok, flying about 200 kilometers (125 miles) and reaching an altitude of about 50 kilometers before falling into waters separating the peninsula from Japan, the South Korean Defense Ministry said. The South Korean pr...
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Afghan president-elect delays inauguration to continue talks with rival

Afghan President-elect Ashraf Ghani on Monday delayed his planned inauguration ceremony until the afternoon, as his rival Abdullah Abdullah also postponed a scheduled competing swearing-in ceremony. Both men have laid claim to Afghanistan's leadership following a disputed election in September, a situation that threatens political chaos just days after the United States and the Taliban signed a deal on the withdrawal of U.S.-led international forces. The delay of the competing ceremonies would...
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North Korea flies out foreign diplomats amid virus fight

A special North Korean flight carrying presumably dozens of diplomats and other foreigners arrived in Russia's Far East on Monday, as the North tightens a lockdown intended to fend off the coronavirus. North Korea has not publicly confirmed a single case of the COVID-19 illness, but its state media have reported that thousands of people have been quarantined as part of strict prevention measures. Seemingly dozens of passengers, most of them wearing face masks and some accompanied by children, ...
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Mexico: Implications For Employers In Mexico Regarding The Coronavirus - Hogan Lovells

Derived from recent events worldwide, in the event that the Mexican authorities issue a declaration of health contingency that implies the suspension of labor activities of the companies
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United States: D.C. Court Of Appeals Rules No Reason To Distinguish Consumer Protection Claims Against Health Care Providers From Other Consumer Protection Claims - Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

The D.C. Court of Appeals, the District of Columbia's highest court, issued a decision on February 27, 2020, that will have widespread ramifications for medical malpractice litigation in the District.
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United States: Northern District Of California Dismisses Certain Claims In Putative Class Action Against Cryptocurrency Company For Failure To Adequately Allege Falsity - Shearman & Sterling LLP

On February 26, 2020, Judge Phyllis J. Hamilton of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed certain claims in a putative class action asserting...
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United States: FDA Issues Expanded Testing Policy For Novel Coronavirus To Address Public Health Emergency - Hogan Lovells

On Saturday, 29 February 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an "immediately in effect guidance" to swiftly expand testing for the novel coronavirus...
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Skywhale: Controversial hot air balloon returns to Canberra

A controversial public artwork returns to Australia’s capital for a balloon spectacular.
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Coronavirus: Trapped in a virus-struck care home.

Daughters' of woman quarantined in virus-struck care home say they feel 'helpless'.
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If anyone knows how to get under Duncan Robinson's skin, it's former roommate Moe Wagner

Lost in the duel between Bradley Beal and Bam Adebayo during the Heat's 100-89 win over the Wizards was a slight skirmish between two former teammates. Duncan Robinson was called for an offensive foul, causing his old Michigan teammate Moe Wagner to come over and let him know about it. Robinson responded with a shove and the two were each assessed a technical foul.
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'The Outsider' finale recap: It's Good vs. Ancient Evil as the team confronts El Coco

It's Good vs. Ancient Evil as the team confronts El Coco. The biggest problem with the finale of The Outsider is that its opening few minutes are some of the show's most anxiety-inducing work, which means the rest of the episode struggles to keep up. It's a tense, propulsive, uncomfortable opening scene that picks up where last week's episode left off, with Jack trying to kill everyone coming after El Coco. He's already killed Pelley, and he's aiming for more. He ki...
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United States: Southern District Of New York Dismisses Putative Class Action Against Mining Company For Failure To Adequately Allege Actionable Omissions Or Scienter - Shearman & Sterling LLP

On February 27, 2020, Judge Loretta A. Preska of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a putative class action asserting claims under Section 10...
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