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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, observes a moment of silence at 2:46 p.m. when a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck off Japan's northeastern coast nine years ago, at the prime minister's office in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 11, 2020. (Yoshitaka Sugawara/Kyodo News via AP)
March 11, 2020 - 4:24 am
TOKYO (AP) — Some residents along the Japanese northern coast stood on roadsides overlooking the sea, offering silent prayers for their loved ones lost in a massive earthquake and tsunami nine years ago Wednesday. But in Tokyo and many other places around Japan, the day was being remembered without...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, observes a moment of silence at 2:46 p.m. when a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck off Japan's northeastern coast nine years ago, at the prime minister's office in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 11, 2020. (Yoshitaka Sugawara/Kyodo News via AP)
March 11, 2020 - 3:46 am
TOKYO (AP) — Some residents along the Japanese northern coast stood on roadsides overlooking the sea, offering silent prayers for their loved ones lost in a massive earthquake and tsunami nine years ago Wednesday. But in Tokyo and many other places around Japan, the day was being remembered without...
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People offer prayers for the those who were killed in the 2011 tsunami in Ishinomaki, northern Japan, Wednesday, March 11, 2020, marking the ninth anniversary of the tsunami. (Kyodo News via AP)
March 11, 2020 - 1:47 am
TOKYO (AP) — Some residents along the Japanese northern coast stood on roadsides overlooking the sea, offering silent prayers for their loved ones lost in a massive earthquake and tsunami nine years ago Wednesday. But in Tokyo and many other places around Japan, the day was being remembered without...
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Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar listens as President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a signing of a spending bill to combat the coronavirus, at the White House, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 06, 2020 - 5:35 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local to Seoul): 7:10 a.m. Austin city officials have canceled the South by Southwest arts and technology festival. Mayor Steve Adler announced a local disaster as a precaution because of the threat of the novel coronavirus,...
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Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar listens as President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a signing of a spending bill to combat the coronavirus, at the White House, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 06, 2020 - 4:35 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local to Seoul): 6:30 a.m. Austria is suspending direct flights to Milan and Bologna in neighboring Italy, as well as South Korea and Iran. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz’s Friday announcement follows an earlier decision by Slovakia...
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Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar listens as President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a signing of a spending bill to combat the coronavirus, at the White House, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 06, 2020 - 3:08 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local to Seoul): 5:10 a.m. Authorities in France and Spain are reinforcing efforts to slow the spread of the new coronavirus among vulnerable populations. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced Friday that all nurseries...
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Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar listens as President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a signing of a spending bill to combat the coronavirus, at the White House, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 06, 2020 - 1:21 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local to Seoul): 3:20 a.m. The United Nations’ top climate change official says her agency won’t hold any physical meetings at its headquarters in Germany or elsewhere until the end of April due to the spread of the new...
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Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar listens as President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a signing of a spending bill to combat the coronavirus, at the White House, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 06, 2020 - 1:06 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local to Seoul): 3:05 a.m German airline Lufthansa says it is reducing its capacity in the coming weeks by as much as 50% of pre-coronavirus outbreak levels. Lufthansa and its subsidiaries, including Austrian Airlines and Swiss,...
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Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar listens as President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a signing of a spending bill to combat the coronavirus, at the White House, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 06, 2020 - 12:48 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local to Seoul): 2:45 a.m. The United Nations’ climate change agency has postponed a regional conference that was to be held in Uganda in April because of the coronavirus outbreak. The Africa Climate Week was scheduled April 20-...
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Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar listens as President Donald Trump talks to reporters during a signing of a spending bill to combat the coronavirus, at the White House, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 06, 2020 - 12:38 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the virus outbreak (all times local to Seoul): 2:35 a.m. A federation of labor unions is calling on the U.S. government to issue emergency regulations outlining an employer’s responsibilities to protect workers from infectious diseases. Richard Trumka, the...
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