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BTS cancels concerts in South Korean capital due to virus

BTS cancels concerts in South Korean capital due to virus

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — K-pop superstar group BTS has cancelled a series of planned concerts in Seoul in April due to concerns about a soaring viral outbreak in South Korea.
Virus anxiety triggers biggest 1-day market drop since 2011

Virus anxiety triggers biggest 1-day market drop since 2011

Worldwide markets plummeted again Thursday, deepening a weeklong rout triggered by growing anxiety that the coronavirus will wreak havoc on the global economy. The sweeping selloff pushed the benchmark S&P 500 down 4.
New coronavirus case escalates US response

New coronavirus case escalates US response

VACAVILLE, Calif. — Public health officials were retracing the steps of a Northern California woman on Thursday believed to be the first person in the U.S.
World harshens its virus response as epidemic worsens by day

World harshens its virus response as epidemic worsens by day

BANGKOK — Saudi Arabia cut travel to Islam’s holiest sites, South Korea toughened penalties for those breaking quarantines and airports across Latin America looked for signs of sick passengers as a new virus troubled places around the globe.
Neighbours: Brewery gunman a 'gentleman'; no motive yet known

Neighbours: Brewery gunman a 'gentleman'; no motive yet known

MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee electrician who police identified Thursday as the man who fatally shot five co-workers at one of the nation's largest breweries enjoyed building guns, according to neighbours .
In scramble to stop virus, testing raises tough questions

In scramble to stop virus, testing raises tough questions

NEW YORK — Health officials confronted tough questions and doubts Thursday about testing to intercept the fast-spreading virus, with scrutiny focused on a four-day delay in screening an infected California woman despite her doctors’ early calls to do

Utah university solicits transcriptions of brothel interview

OGDEN, Utah — Notes from a newspaper interview with a Utah brothel owner nearly 70 years ago have drawn widespread interest from people who want a shot at deciphering the cryptic shorthand.
Top nominee Polanski to skip French Oscars after rape claim

Top nominee Polanski to skip French Oscars after rape claim

PARIS — Filmmaker Roman Polanski is skipping the awards ceremony for France's equivalent of the Oscars — where his latest movie leads this year's nominations — because of protests prompted by a new rape accusation against him.
Ben Affleck on the pain and catharsis of 'The Way Back'

Ben Affleck on the pain and catharsis of 'The Way Back'

NEW YORK — Of the many stories that have stuck with Ben Affleck from his Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, one has especially resonated for the actor. Recovery is often described as a process of removing a damaging habit from your life.
Plácido Domingo revises apology, as Spain drops more shows

Plácido Domingo revises apology, as Spain drops more shows

SAN FRANCISCO — Opera star Placido Domingo amended his apology to the multiple women who have accused him of sexual misconduct, adding several caveats Thursday to a statement two days earlier in which he said he took “full responsibility” for his act