• Latest on coronavirus spreading in China and beyond 23 Feb 2020 18:53 International concern about the spread of coronavirus outside China grew on Sunday with sharp rises in infections in South Korea, Italy and Iran. * China has reported a total of 76,936 cases of the disease caused by the virus, known as COVID-19, including …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: four cruise ship passengers test positive in UK – live news 23 Feb 2020 18:49 11.20am EST 11:20 Four more coronavirus cases in the UK Four of the 32 British and Irish Diamond Princess cruise ship passengers taken to Arrowe Park, Merseyside on Saturday have tested positive for coronavirus strain Covid-19, the chief medical officer …
  • Coronavirus infections in Italy are now the largest outbreak outside Asia 23 Feb 2020 17:37 Scrambling to contain rapidly rising numbers of new coronavirus infections in Italy, the largest amount outside Asia, authorities Sunday stepped up measures to ban public gatherings, including stopping Venice’s famed carnival events, which have drawn tens …
  • FACTBOX: Latest on coronavirus spreading in China... 23 Feb 2020 17:35  23 Feb 2020 - 16:26 A ground staff member of Vietnam Airlines and passengers wearing a protective mask, following an outbreak of the novel coronavirus, wait for boarding at the Danang airport in Danang city, Vietnam February 23, 2020. REUTERS/Kham …
  • Italy on coronavirus lockdown in struggle to contain largest outbreak in Europe 23 Feb 2020 17:21 Venice’s famous carnival has been cut short as the number of positive cases reaches 130 (Picture: Backgrid/EPA/Reuters/Mega)About 50,000 people have effectively been placed under quarantine in Italy as officials race to control the biggest …
  • Another four people test positive for coronavirus in UK 23 Feb 2020 16:50 It is believed that those who returned to the UK had not tested negative for the virus before they departed Japan (Picture: Reuters)Four of the 32 cruise ship passengers taken to Arrowe Park, Merseyside, have tested positive for coronavirus, the Chief …
  • Venice Carnival cancelled in a bid to halt the spread of coronavirus 23 Feb 2020 16:38 Loading Buses, trains and other forms of public transport – including boats and gondolas in Venice - were being disinfected, Veneto's Governor, Luca Zaia, said. Authorities said three people in Venice had tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, all of …
  • Authorities in Italy scramble to find patient zero 23 Feb 2020 16:37 Italy's confirmed cases surged from three on Friday morning to more than 130 by Sunday morning. The majority of coronavirus infections are concentrated in mainland China (with more than 78,800 cases), followed by Japan (738) and South Korea (602). …
  • Attitude costs Indonesian basketball player place on team roster in World Cup qualifiers 23 Feb 2020 15:27 Indonesian national basketball player Abraham Damar Grahita was immediately delisted from the national team’s roster in the ongoing 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers, part of the way to qualify for the  2023 FIBA World Cup, after making a facial expression …
  • Venice’s famed pre-Lenten Carnival canceled to stem spread of coronavirus 23 Feb 2020 14:30 CODOGNO, Italy (AP) — Scrambling to contain rapidly soaring number of new coronavirus infections in northern Italy, authorities on Sunday stepped up measures to ban public gatherings, including stopping Venice’s famed carnival events, which has drawn tens …
  • Italy hit by largest coronavirus outbreak outside Asia – video 23 Feb 2020 14:25 Giuseppe Conte says cases of the the Covid-19 virus in Italy have risen dramatically in the past two days. The prime minister told a press conference Italy would not try and suspend the Schengen treaty as such a draconian measure would be disproportionate. …
  • Floating petri dishes? Coronavirus puts cruise industry in the dock 23 Feb 2020 11:22 Deadly viruses, chickenpox outbreaks and mass cases of the runs: Sometimes luxury cruise ship holidays are not the trips of a lifetime elderly passengers had hoped for. Cruise-goers have fallen sick en masse in the past, their predicament on the high seas …
  • How Moroccans Can Prepare for the 3 Eclipses in Summer 2020 23 Feb 2020 10:29 Rabat – With three eclipses happening over Morocco in the summer, Moroccans have a few months to prepare how they will view the important celestial events.In June and July, Moroccans will experience two “penumbral” lunar eclipses. In a penumbral eclipse, …
  • Indonesia’s Johan defends title in int’l triathlon c’ship 23 Feb 2020 10:20 Jakarta, Feb 23 (IANS) Indonesian triathlete Jauhari Johan has defended his champion title in the elite man category during an international triathlon championship in the country’s South Sumatra province, media reported. Johan defeated other competitors …
  • Three Serie A matches suspended due to virus deaths in Italy 23 Feb 2020 08:23 By: AP | Published: February 23, 2020 12:54:51 pm Inter Milan’s Christian Eriksen celebrates scoring their first goal with Danilo D’Ambrosio (Source: Reuters) Three Serie A soccer matches scheduled for Sunday in the northern regions of Lombardy and Veneto …
  • 3 Serie A matches suspended due to virus deaths in Italy 23 Feb 2020 07:23 People wear masks as they stand in front of the San Biagio church in Codogno, near Lodi, Northern Italy, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. A dozen towns in northern Italy are on effective lockdown after the new virus linked to China claimed a first fatality in …
  • “AMERICA’S GOT TALENT” Finalists in new show 23 Feb 2020 02:35 THE CLAIRVOYANTS EXPERIENCE   One Night Only! Saturday, March 14 at 8pm at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts!   After performing in over 100 sold out casinos throughout the United States and touring worldwide, The Clairvoyants are kicking off 2020 …
  • Coronavirus Spreads as New Cases Double in South Korea 23 Feb 2020 01:55 Coronavirus spread to more countries and the numbers of new cases and deaths outside of China climbed, with special concern focused on South Korea where the infection count doubled in a single day — raising fears that another Asian country was losing …
  • Story Time Returning To WWE Network 23 Feb 2020 01:36 – Jerry Lawler revealed on his podcast that WWE Story Time is set to return to the WWE Network. Lawler will be providing the voiceovers for the show, taking over from the late ‘Mean’ Gene Okerlund. The third season aired in the summer of 2018, a few months …
  • Three Italian Serie A football matches postponed over coronavirus fears 23 Feb 2020 00:12 ROME: Italian authorities have ordered the postponement of three Serie A football matches in the Lombardy and Veneto region on Sunday (Feb 23) over coronavirus fears in northern Italy. The matches between title-chasing Inter Milan and Sampdoria, Atalanta …