BEIJING: The death toll from China's coronavirus outbreak jumped to 41 from 26 a day earlier as the Lunar New Year got off to a gloomy start, with many transport links and tourist sites shut, while Australia confirmed its first four cases.
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U.S. says 34 troops diagnosed with traumatic brain injury after Iran strike
The Pentagon said on Friday that 34 service members had been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury following missile strikes by Iran on a base in Iraq earlier this month, a number higher than the military had previously announced.
Wall Street Week Ahead: Hopes are high for tech stock 'Cadillacs'; so are their prices
Wall Street is betting that the most popular U.S. technology and internet stocks can keep outshining the broader equities market but their latest rally leaves little room for error this earnings season.
Trump increases tariffs on derivative steel, aluminum products from some countries
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed a proclamation increasing tariffs on derivative steel products by an additional 25 percent and boosting duties on derivative aluminum products by an additional 10 percent.
Man, 26, shoots parents and family in German pub: police
A 26-year-old man shot his parents and four other members of his family dead with a semi-automatic weapon in southwest Germany before calling the police and waiting for them to arrest him, authorities said on Friday.
Owners of solar company that caused loss for Buffett plead guilty over Ponzi scheme
The husband-and-wife owners of DC Solar, a California solar company that caused Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc to take a $377 million charge last year, pleaded guilty on Friday to involvement in an estimated $912 million Ponzi scheme.
Blast at machine shop rips through Houston neighborhood, killing two
A massive explosion at a machine shop ripped through a Houston neighborhood early on Friday morning, killing at least two people and damaging homes while sending out blast waves for miles.
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