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Japan confirms 99 more cases of new virus on cruise ship

Japan confirms 99 more cases of new virus on cruise ship

TOKYO — Japanese officials have confirmed 99 more people infected by the new virus aboard the quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess, bringing the total to 454, the Health Ministry said Monday .
China may postpone annual congress because of virus

China may postpone annual congress because of virus

BEIJING — China said Monday it may postpone its annual congress in March, its biggest political meeting of the year, as the military dispatched hundreds more medical workers and extra supplies to the city hit hardest by a 2-month-old virus outbreak.
Trading quarantines, Americans from cruise land in US

Trading quarantines, Americans from cruise land in US

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.
Hawaii police say thieves took $1K worth of pungent fruit

Hawaii police say thieves took $1K worth of pungent fruit

HONOLULU — Police in Hawaii are investigating the theft of fruit valued at about $1,000 including durian, which is known for its powerful odor.
Glamour, glitz at London Fashion Week despite stormy weather

Glamour, glitz at London Fashion Week despite stormy weather

LONDON — Gale force winds and a deluge of rain may be causing havoc to much of Britain, but for the fashion crowd the show must go on.
Boyfriend of British TV presenter heartbroken by her death

Boyfriend of British TV presenter heartbroken by her death

LONDON — The boyfriend of Caroline Flack, the former British TV host for the controversial reality show “Love Island,” said Sunday that his “heart is broken" at her death as criticism mounted over her treatment by some British media.
Daytona 500 starts following Trump's parade lap, rain delay

Daytona 500 starts following Trump's parade lap, rain delay

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Daytona 500 has begun after a 50-minute rain delay that started moments after President Donald Trump and his motorcade finished a ceremonial parade lap.
Trump takes Daytona 500 warmup lap in presidential limousine

Trump takes Daytona 500 warmup lap in presidential limousine

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump gave an election-year embrace to NASCAR and its fans Sunday when he became the second president ever to attend the Daytona 500.
Xi's early involvement in virus outbreak raises questions

Xi's early involvement in virus outbreak raises questions

BEIJING — A recent speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping that has been published by state media indicates for the first time that he was leading the response to a new virus outbreak from early on in the crisis. The publication of the Feb.

Number of weddings in Nevada's Clark County are declining

LAS VEGAS — Officials say the number of weddings in Clark County has been declining. The county had 73,000 weddings last year — more than 40- per cent drop from 2004, when 128,000 ceremonies occurred.