Asian shares extend losses as toll from pandemic surges

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian shares started the week with fresh losses as countries reported surging numbers of infections from the coronavirus that has prompted shutdowns of travel and business in many parts...

Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Update: 2020-03-30 09:00 No. Country/Area Cases Deaths 1 USA 141812 2475 2 Italy 97689 10779 3 China 8144...

Gasoline prices in Taiwan to fall to lowest in 17.5 years

Taiwan's two major fuel suppliers announced cuts Sunday to their diesel and gasoline prices this week, dropping domestic gasoline prices to their lowest level since September 2002. The state-ru...

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Saudi forces destroy missile fired over capital Riyadh

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's Air Defense Forces intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile over the capital just before midnight, state media said early Sunday. ...

On Wall Street, some optimism penetrates the uncertainty

Stocks rallied this week as Washington acted to provide $2.2 trillion of relief to an economy shocked by the coronavirus outbreak, leaving some on Wall Street cautiously optimistic that the panicky se...

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Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, March 28, the 88th day of 2020. There are 278 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 28...

List of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic

ARCHERY ISSF International Solidarity Championships in Dhaka, Bangladesh from Feb. 22-28 postponed. Pan American Championships in Monterrey, Mexico from March 23-29...

Southwest looks to avoid layoffs, Fitch sees US credit risks

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed as it continues to spread across the world. Here is a look at some of the latest developments Thursday ...

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US cases now most in world, US capital sees more infections

The United States's caseload of coronavirus infections surged to the most in the world and its capital reported more infections as Italy shut most of its industry and masses of Indian day laborers rec...