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Oil plunges 25% as another virus-fueled trading week begins

Oil plunges 25% as another virus-fueled trading week begins

NEW YORK — Oil prices are plunging amid concern a dispute among producers could lead a global economy weakened by COVID-19 to be awash in an oversupply of crude. Brent crude, the international standard, lost $11.44, or 25.3%, to $33.
Saudis' arrest of 2 princes called a warning to royal family

Saudis' arrest of 2 princes called a warning to royal family

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia's King Salman was shown in state media Sunday in apparent good health and working, just days after the arrest of two senior princes triggered speculation about a possible coup attempt or a sudden deteriorati
Meghan urges men to honour the women in their lives

Meghan urges men to honour the women in their lives

LONDON — Prince Harry’s wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has visited a school to offer an International Women’s Day message with an appeal to men to honour the women in their lives.
`We can do it,' say young believers fueling Sanders campaign

`We can do it,' say young believers fueling Sanders campaign

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — They've watched their parents and friends struggle to pay medical bills. They've spent time in Spain, Australia and other countries where people don't have the same worry.
Argentina announces first coronavirus death in Latin America

Argentina announces first coronavirus death in Latin America

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A 64-year-old man died in Argentina as a result of the new coronavirus, the first such death in Latin America, health authorities announced Saturday.
Virus may have US sports leagues cutting locker-room access

Virus may have US sports leagues cutting locker-room access

MIAMI — The NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer are all weighing plans to restrict access to locker rooms as a precaution to protect players from exposure to the coronavirus, as concern over the situation continued escalating Satu
Florida: 2 dead in the state who tested positive for virus

Florida: 2 dead in the state who tested positive for virus

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Two people who tested positive for the new coronavirus have died in Florida, marking the first deaths on the East Coast attributed to the outbreak in the U.S., health officials said Friday.
Saudis' arrest of 2 princes called a warning to royal family

Saudis' arrest of 2 princes called a warning to royal family

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Two senior princes in Saudi Arabia are under arrest for not supporting Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who has consolidated control of all major levers of power with the support of his father, King Salman, two people c
McCoy Tyner, iconic and influential jazz pianist, dies

McCoy Tyner, iconic and influential jazz pianist, dies

NEW YORK — McCoy Tyner, the groundbreaking and influential jazz pianist and the last surviving member of the John Coltrane Quartet, has died. He was 81. Tyner’s family confirmed the death in a statement released on social media Friday.
American Film Institute postponing gala with Julie Andrews

American Film Institute postponing gala with Julie Andrews

NEW YORK — The American Film Institute says it is postponing its 48th annual AFI Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute honouring Julie Andrews in an apparent response to the new coronavirus outbreak.