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Pompeo says 'mature, responsible countries' don't 'restrict speech' after China expels reporters
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is condemning China for its decision to expel three reporters from The Wall Street Journal from the country."Mature, responsible countries understand that a free press reports facts and expresses opinions," Pompeo said in a statement on Wednesday. "The correct response is to present counter arguments, not restrict speech."This came after […]

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Amid Coronavirus, the World Closes Its Doors to China: 'I Feel So Isolated'
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WHO is investigating 1,716 health workers in China infected with coronavirus
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It appears infections among medical workers peaked in mid-January and have “rapidly” decreased since, according to the World Health Organization.

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U.S., China Fuel Rise in World-Wide Military Spending
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China is cooperating on coronavirus, WHO expert says, disputing White House official's claims
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As the number of coronavirus cases continues to increase, a World Health Organization official says it’s not the time to ‘politicize’ the issue        

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As Virus Tightens Grip on China, the Art World Feels the Squeeze
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Movie theaters have closed, art fairs have been canceled and orchestra performances called off as the epidemic has curtailed travel and foot traffic on the mainland and beyond.

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2nd case of new coronavirus confirmed among China evacuees
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A second case of novel coronavirus has been confirmed in the U.S. among evacuees from China, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday. The person was aboard a flight from the city of Wuhan that arrived at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in Southern California last week, the CDC said. The patient […]

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Virus death toll surges as China changes way it counts cases
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The number of deaths and new cases from China’s coronavirus outbreak spiked dramatically on Thursday after authorities changed the way they count infections in a move that will likely fuel speculation that the severity of the outbreak has been under-reported. The hard-hit central province of Hubei reported 242 deaths in just one day and 14,840 […]

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Coronavirus Forces Foreign Students in China to Choose: Stay or Go
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As Americans and others flee Chinese universities, the crisis is severing ties that have historically brought the country closer to the rest of the world.

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