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Nancy Pelosi
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AP News
February 14, 2020 - 11:33 am
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appealed to an audience in Germany for countries to steer clear of Chinese tech giant Huawei as they build their next-generation cellular networks, adding her voice to pressure from the Trump administration. Read more here.
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Pope Francis
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AP News
February 13, 2020 - 10:41 am
Pope Francis refused to approve the ordination of married men or women as deacons to address a shortage of priests in the Amazon, sidestepping a fraught issue that has divided the Catholic Church and emboldened his conservative critics. Read more here.
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A doctor checks the conditions of a patient with COVID-19.
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AP News
February 13, 2020 - 10:09 am
China on Thursday reported a sharp spike in deaths and infections from a new virus after the hardest-hit province of Hubei applied a new classification system that broadens the scope of diagnoses for the outbreak, which has spread to more than 20 countries. Read more here.
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Workers pack bottles of alcohol disinfectant in a factory in Suining in southwest China's Sichuan province Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020.
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AP News
February 11, 2020 - 1:38 pm
The disease caused by a new virus that emerged late last year in China and has since sickened tens of thousands of people now has an official name: COVID-19. Read more here.
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Spencer Fehrenbacher
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CNN
February 11, 2020 - 11:55 am
At least 24 Americans are among the 135 people infected with coronavirus aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama. Read the latest here.
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Nelson Mandela and his wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, gesture as they arrive at Soccer City Stadium in Soweto, South Africam on Feb. 13, 1990, two days after after being released from prison after serving 27 years.
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AP News
February 11, 2020 - 11:20 am
Thirty years ago, Nelson Mandela was released from 27 years of imprisonment by South Africa's apartheid regime and instantly galvanized the country, and the world, to dismantle the brutal system of racial oppression. Read more here.
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Attorney General William Barr, left, arrives to speak, next to Assistant Attorney General John Demers and U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia Byung "BJay" Pak, right, during a news conference.
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AP News
February 10, 2020 - 7:56 pm
Four members of the Chinese military have been charged with breaking into the computer networks of the Equifax credit reporting agency and stealing the personal information of tens of millions of Americans, the Justice Department said Monday, blaming Beijing for one of the largest hacks in history...
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A man wearing a protective face mask covered himself with a plastic cover before enters a supermarket in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020.
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AP News
February 10, 2020 - 9:04 am
China reported a rise in new virus cases Monday, denting optimism that disease control measures including isolating major cities might be working, while the operator of a cruise ship in Japan reported dozens of new cases. Read more here.
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The Pennsbury High School Marching Band, from Fairless Hills, Pa.
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Charlotte Reese
February 09, 2020 - 11:09 am
Pennsbury High School's marching band and jazz band are scheduled to go to China in the Spring but the directors are asking for a new destination. Read more here.
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In this Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, photo, a nurse feeds water to a patient in the isolation ward for 2019-nCoV patients at a hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province.
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AP News
February 09, 2020 - 10:29 am
China's virus death toll rose by 89 on Sunday to 811, passing the number of fatalities in the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic, but fewer new cases were reported in a possible sign its spread may be slowing as other nations stepped up efforts to block the disease. Read more now.
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