- 2020-03-27 17:43:29Z
Wuhan, the central Chinese city where the coronavirus first emerged last year, partly reopened on Saturday after more than two months of near total isolation for its population of 11 million. People are now allowed to enter Wuhan but not leave. A top Asian security conference that gathers defence ministers -- including from the US and China -- and senior military officials was cancelled due to the pandemic.
A closely watched survey finds US consumer confidence at the lowest level in three years.
"If it peaks early next week, we're OK," Dr. Mark Jarrett told Business Insider. "If it's two weeks from now, we'll have a problem."
The normally bustling markets have thinned out and the notoriously clogged roads are eerily free: Lagos is lurching towards shutdown as Nigeria tries to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Local authorities in the economic hub, where some 20 million souls are packed together tightly together, have stopped short of ordering a total lockdown.
People who receive Social Security benefits are still eligible without having filed a tax return.
(Bloomberg) -- The International Monetary Fund will slash its projection for economic growth for one of the world's fastest expanding regions due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus.A "very significant downward revision" of sub-Saharan Africa's growth forecast is inevitable as the pandemic curbs global
Panama's government said on Tuesday it would widen a curfew to slow the spread of the coronavirus and require people to be in quarantine at all hours beginning on Wednesday, as the number of cases again jumped and two more people died. Panama's health minister said the Central American country
Musk has not openly endorsed Sanders and the memes give little insight into whether he supports the Vermont senator.
Nine people were killed in a bloody confrontation Friday in western Mexico between a criminal gang and agents investigating a suspected kidnapping, officials said. The dead included two officers and six people believed to have been held captive in a house in Tlaquepaque, Jalisco state, the state prosecutor's office said. Jalisco has been hard-hit by violence linked to organized crime, particularly the powerful Jalisco New Generation drug cartel.
Biden's boost comes after he dominated in South Carolina and the Super Tuesday contests and won endorsements from three top former candidates.
(Bloomberg) -- Gunmen killed at least 32 people in an attack on a memorial ceremony for slain Shia leader Abdul Ali Mazari in Kabul in the first major assault on the capital since the U.S. signed a peace deal with the Taliban.Key political leaders including Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah escaped the
Candidates must have at least 20% of the total number of pledged delegates ahead of the debate, meaning only Biden and Sanders will be on stage.
The photo taken by Annie Leibovitz features Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, Tulsi Gabbard, and Kirsten Gillibrand high-fiving.