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Medical workers wearing protective gears carry a patient infecting with a new coronavirus to a hospital in Chuncheon, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020.
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AP News
February 22, 2020 - 12:21 pm
South Korea reported an eight-fold jump in viral infections Saturday with more than 400 cases mostly linked to a church and a hospital, while the death toll in Iran climbed to five and a dozen towns in Italy effectively went into lockdowns as health officials around the world battle a new virus...
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Workers wearing protective gears spray disinfectant as a precaution against the coronavirus at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea.
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AP News
February 21, 2020 - 7:15 pm
Cases of a new virus swelled Friday in South Korea, making the country the newest front in a widening global outbreak centered in China and now reverberating elsewhere. Read more here.
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Laboratory technicians test samples of virus at a laboratory in Hengyang in China's central Henan province.
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CNN
February 21, 2020 - 10:45 am
Hopes for a slowdown in the spread of the novel coronavirus were dashed Friday as the number of new cases rose in China, and outbreaks worsened in Japan and South Korea. Read more here.
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French President Emmanuel Macron and U.S President Donald Trump shake hands during the final press conference during the G7 summit in Biarritz, southwestern France, Aug. 26, 2019.
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AP News
February 06, 2020 - 8:47 am
For American politics, it's been a week for the ages: a bungled start to the 2020 presidential primary season, a State of the Union speech with partisanship on full display and a conclusion to the most contentious chapter of all — the nation's third-ever impeachment trial. Read more here.
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Residents scuffle with police officers during a rally to protest the government's decision to quarantine South Koreans returning from Wuhan in their home town in Jincheon, South Korea, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020.
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AP News
January 30, 2020 - 8:43 am
China counted 170 deaths from a new virus Thursday and more countries reported infections, including some spread locally, as foreign evacuees from China's worst-hit region returned home to medical observation and even isolation. Read more here.
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A fan wears a shark hat as Washington Nationals' Gerardo Parra comes up to bat in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians at Nationals Park in Washington on Sept. 29, 2019.
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AP News
December 03, 2019 - 10:06 am
Creators of the popular video "Baby Shark," whose "doo doo doo" song was played at the World Series in October, are developing a version in Navajo. Read more here.
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The South Korean singer and actress Goo Hara was found dead on Sunday, Gangnam District Police in Seoul told CNN.
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CNN
November 24, 2019 - 4:12 pm
The South Korean singer and actress Goo Hara was found dead on Sunday.
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A day after two North Korean missile launches rattled Asia, the nation announced Friday that its leader Kim Jong Un supervised a test of a new-type tactical guided weapon that was meant to be a "solemn warning" about South Korean weapons introduction and
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July 30, 2019 - 7:15 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Wednesday fired several unidentified projectiles off its east coast, South Korea's military said, less than a week after the North launched two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea in a defiance of U.N. resolutions. Observers say the launches were...
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Balcony collapse
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July 29, 2019 - 12:23 pm
SOUTH KOREA (AP) — One moment, Kaleigh Gilchrist was celebrating an unprecedented third straight world championship for the U.S. women's water polo team. In the next moment, she was headed to a hospital in South Korea. Gilchrist was partying with teammate Paige Hauschild and other competitors from...
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North Korea has launched at least one short range projectile, according to an initial assessment described by a US defense official.
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July 24, 2019 - 6:26 pm
By Zachary Cohen, Nicole Gaouette, Sophie Jeong and Barbara Starr, CNN (CNN) -- North Korea has fired two projectiles toward the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan, according to South Korean officials, an act that comes amid increased uncertainty about the future of nuclear negotiations...
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