TOKYO (Reuters) – Stocks tumbled on Monday as investors grew increasingly anxious about the economic impact of China’s spreading virus outbreak, with demand spiking for safe-haven assets such as the Japanese yen and Treasury notes. Investors look at computer screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China January 16, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump told a then-top aide in August he wanted to freeze security aid to Ukraine until officials there helped with investigations into Democrats, including former Vice President Joe Biden, the New York Times reported on Sunday. Trump’s statement was described in an unpublished manuscript by former White House national
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden appeared to be locked in a tight race for the Democratic presidential nomination, with only days left until voting begins, a couple of surveys indicated on Sunday. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during a campaign
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FILE PHOTO: SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk gestures during a conversation with legendary game designer Todd Howard (not pictured) at the E3 gaming convention in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk sought to allay environmental concerns about the electric carmaker’s planned
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Michael Avenatti shot to fame from obscurity two years ago by taking to the airwaves as an outspoken, self-described nemesis of Donald Trump while representing adult film actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against the U.S. president. FILE PHOTO: Attorney Michael Avenatti arrives at United States Court in the Manhattan borough of
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Reuters) – U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders drew large, passionate crowds in Iowa this weekend, even when he was not there. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at a Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) campaign rally in Ames, Iowa, U.S., January 25, 2020. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado The U.S. Senator
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ELAZIG, Turkey (Reuters) – Rescue teams working through the night pulled 45 people from collapsed buildings, Turkey’s disaster authority said on Sunday, as the death toll from a powerful earthquake in the country’s east rose to 35. Rescue workers search the site of a collapsed building, after an earthquake in Elazig, Turkey, January 26, 2020.
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A general view of the St. Alexius Medical Center, where confirmed coronavirus patient is being treated in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, U.S., January 25, 2020. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski BEIJING (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department said on Sunday it will evacuate personnel from its Wuhan consulate to the United States and will offer a limited number of
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MUSCATINE, Iowa (Reuters) – The Des Moines Register newspaper endorsed Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren in the crowded race for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination late on Saturday, a coveted show of support that could boost her campaign in the state’s first-in-the-nation caucus on Feb. 3. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) arrives as the impeachment trial of
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FILE PHOTO: Damaged trees are seen on Taal Volcano Island in Batangas, Philippines, January 20, 2020. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine volcanologists on Sunday lowered the alert status of a volcano near the Philippine capital to 3 from 4 to indicate a “decreased tendency toward hazardous explosive eruption”. Authorities also narrowed the exclusion zone
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MALAGA, Spain (Reuters) – Pedro Almodovar’s Oscar-nominated “Pain and Glory” was the big winner at the 34th Goya Awards, Spain’s top film honors, held in Malaga on Saturday night, going home with seven awards including best actor for Antonio Banderas, best director for Almodovar and best film. Actor Antonio Banderas poses with his award for
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