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India’s Holi Festival subdued amid coronavirus outbreak

India’s festival of Holi, which marks the advent of spring, was reportedly toned down this year compared with previous celebrations over fears of the coronavirus that has been rattling the world economy. On Tuesday, brightly colored powder filled the air in parts of North India. But in the capital, New Delhi, many events were canceled as the number of confirmed ...

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What are the restrictions in Italy after nationwide lockdown?

Italy extended its emergency coronavirus measures to the entire country on Monday, putting more than 60 million people on lockdown as it struggles to limit the spread of the virus. It is the worst-hit country outside of China and the first in Europe to put its entire population on lockdown. Nearly 2,000 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Italy on Monday ...

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Coronavirus concerns cause 'Jeopardy!' and 'Wheel of Fortune' to be filmed without live audiences: report

“Wheel of Fortune” and “Jeopardy!” have both put a pause on filming with live audiences due to the coronavirus, according to a new report. Per TMZ, citing production sources, starting Tuesday both shows will be filmed sans live audiences. There are reportedly three main concerns, one of which specifically pertains to “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek, who is battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer. According to ...

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What is an OPEC price war?

A failed agreement between Russia and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), as well as lack of demand amid the coronavirus, caused oil prices to plunge over the weekend. Oil prices reached their lowest point since 2016 on Sunday and experts believe retaliatory measures taken by Saudi Arabia after both sides failed to agree to cut production could lead to an OPEC price war. ...

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Italy surpasses South Korea in coronavirus cases, second only to China

As the coronavirus outbreak spreads globally, Italy is now the No. 2 epicenter, surpassing South Korea. In Italy, there are 7,375 cases across the country, an increase of 1,492 from the day before, reports showed. The number of deaths has also risen from 233 to 366. Tourists with masks visiting the Colosseum in Rome on Saturday. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) Italy now has ...

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Florida man killed sleeping couple, enlisted stepdaughter, her boyfriend to bury bodies in swamp, sheriff says

A Florida man was arrested Saturday in the double murder of a couple who investigators say were shot as they slept and then buried in the swamp behind their home. Todd Michael Jackson, 34, was taken into custody without incident and charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of Raymond and Crystal Cline, the Polk County Sheriff’s ...

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Doctor, staffer linked to Connecticut hospitals ID’d among NY coronavirus cases, governor confirms

A doctor and a staffer linked to Connecticut hospitals have been identified as testing positive for coronavirus, the state’s governor said Saturday. The doctor is a New York state resident who visits patients in Connecticut’s Bridgeport Hospital but is not on the staff there, Gov. Ned Lamont said in a statement. “This most recent case of another New York resident ...

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