Sanders just beats Buttigieg in New Hampshire Democratic primary, Biden in fifth

MANCHESTER, N.H. - Bernie Sanders narrowly won New Hampshire's Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday, solidifying his front-runner status in the race to take on Donald Trump and dealing a setback to moderate rival Joe Biden, who finished a disappointing fifth.


Posted 2020/02/12 10:18:55

New Hampshire result clogs up moderate lane for Democrats

NASHUA, N.H. - Bernie Sanders may have established himself as the standard-bearer for the Democratic Party's leftist wing with his strong showing in Iowa and New Hampshire, but for moderates looking to rally around a candidate to fend him off, the picture just got even murkier.


Posted 2020/02/12 10:16:15

Russia discharges second Chinese national to recover from coronavirus

Russia discharged a Chinese national from hospital in the Siberian city of Chita on Wednesday after he recovered from a coronavirus infection, local authorities said.


Posted 2020/02/12 09:25:56

In fire-hit rural Australia, climate debate burns deep

Returning from a morning feeding his sheep, Jeff McCole, a 70-year-old farmer, paused to take in the bittersweet scene – a few droplets of rain falling onto the remains of his fire-ravaged home.


Posted 2020/02/12 09:02:35

Nissan seeks $91 million in damages from Ghosn over alleged financial misconduct

Nissan Motor Co on Wednesday said it had filed a civil lawsuit in Japan against former Chairman Carlos Ghosn seeking 10 billion yen ($91.02 million) in damages over his alleged financial misconduct.


Posted 2020/02/12 07:41:58

Coronavirus cases fall, experts disagree over whether peak is near

China on Wednesday reported its lowest number of new coronavirus cases since late January, lending weight to a prediction from its senior medical adviser that the outbreak could be over by April.


Posted 2020/02/12 06:27:15

Sanders narrowly beats Buttigieg in New Hampshire Democratic primary as Biden lags badly

MANCHESTER, N.H. - Bernie Sanders narrowly won New Hampshire's Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday, solidifying his front-runner status in the White House race and dealing a setback to moderate rival Joe Biden, who finished in a disappointing fifth place.


Posted 2020/02/12 06:12:11

Stocks inch up as drop in new coronavirus cases boosts confidence

Global share markets nudged higher on Wednesday amid hopes the worst of the coronavirus in China may have passed, although prevailing uncertainty about the outbreak kept investors wary.


Posted 2020/02/12 05:48:14

Factbox: Airlines suspend China flights due to coronavirus outbreak

Airlines are suspending flights to China in the wake of the new coronavirus outbreak.


Posted 2020/02/12 05:44:45

Lyft forecasts slower growth in 2020, leaves target profit date unchanged

Lyft Inc on Tuesday forecast slower revenue growth in the new year and the company refused to match larger rival Uber, which recently moved up a key profit target by a year, sticking to its later date of projected profitability.


Posted 2020/02/12 05:36:00

Japan cruise ship coronavirus cases climb to 175, including quarantine officer

Another 39 people have tested positive for the coronavirus on the cruise ship Diamond Princess quarantined in Japan, with one quarantine officer also infected, bringing the total to 175, the health ministry said on Wednesday.


Posted 2020/02/12 05:31:15

Standard poodle crowned top dog in finale of Westminster Kennel Club show

A standard poodle named Siba was crowned "Best in Show" at the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York on Tuesday, taking home the grand prize in the most prestigious competition for pure-bred canines in the United States.


Posted 2020/02/12 05:19:56

Sanders projected to win the New Hampshire Democratic primary: NBC News

Bernie Sanders is projected to win New Hampshire's Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday, edging out rival Pete Buttigieg, solidifying his front-runner status in the nominating race, according to NBC News.


Posted 2020/02/12 04:08:37

Samsung unveils compact foldable phone, 5G Galaxy S20 to fend off Apple, Huawei

Samsung Electronics on Tuesday unveiled a foldable smartphone shaped like a large makeup compact and put 5G mobile network capabilities into all of its other flagship devices as it strives to retain the mantle of biggest global phone company.


Posted 2020/02/12 03:41:12

China reports 97 coronavirus deaths on mainland on Tuesday

The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in mainland China reached 1,113 as of the end of Tuesday, up by 97 from the previous day, the National Health Commission said on Wednesday, with new infections falling to their lowest since January.


Posted 2020/02/12 03:17:15

Businessman Andrew Yang ends eclectic presidential bid

Andrew Yang, an entrepreneur whose unlikely White House bid evolved into a serious campaign thanks to grassroots enthusiasm, pulled out of the Democratic presidential race on Tuesday after New Hampshire delivered him a second straight poor showing.


Posted 2020/02/12 03:13:19

Airbus confident can sell more than 1,000 A321XLRs over 10 years

Airbus SE is confident of selling more than 1,000 A321XLR aircraft, a longer-range version of the single-aisle A321neo jetliner, over the next 10 years, a senior executive at the manufacturer said on Tuesday.


Posted 2020/02/11 09:50:05

Midnight vote tradition lives on in New Hampshire mountain hamlet

As they have for six decades, the residents of the mountain hamlet of Dixville Notch cast the first ballots in the New Hampshire primary just after midnight on Tuesday, picking former New York City Michael Bloomberg as their choice for Democratic nominee.


Posted 2020/02/11 09:32:11

Coronavirus death toll surges past 1,000 as fears grow for Chinese economy

The death toll from China's coronavirus epidemic has soared past 1,000, the government said on Tuesday, as worry grew that the extent of economic disruption to the world's second-largest economy was greater than estimated.


Posted 2020/02/11 09:28:06

German car supplier to reopen headquarters after coronavirus infections

German auto parts supplier Webasto [WEBA.UL] will on Wednesday reopen its headquarters close to Munich, it said on Tuesday, after eight of its employees contracted the new coronavirus that is quickly spreading in China and around the world.


Posted 2020/02/11 09:18:37