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1 - U.S. appeals court grants Trump bid to block McGahn testimony to Congress
2 - U.S. court deals serious blow to Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' immigration policy
3 - Turkey says it will let refugees into Europe after its troops killed in Syria
4 - U.N. chief: killing of Turkish troops one of 'most alarming moments' of Syria war
5 - Soccer: Leeds goalkeeper handed eight-game ban after racism charge
6 - Wall Street Weekahead: Main Street leans toward Sanders, but Wall Street says Trump
7 - Polanski rape accusations overshadow French cinema award ceremony
8 - Global downturn looms as countries struggle to contain coronavirus outbreak
9 - UK's Johnson says coronavirus top priority, as first Briton dies
10 - Lebanon closes schools until March 8 to curb coronavirus spread
11 - Central banks may mount a coronavirus rescue. It may not be enough
12 - Factbox: Global central bankers on coronavirus, possibility of rate cuts
13 - Powell says Fed ready to act as coronavirus poses 'evolving' economic risks
14 - Germany enacts new health security measures against coronavirus infections
15 - Just one American with coronavirus still in hospital: Vice President Pence
16 - 'This Land is Your Land' lawsuit dismissed by U.S. judge
17 - U.S. to invoke powers to boost output of protective gear for coronavirus fight
18 - Cycle stars in lockdown as two Gulf hotels isolated over coronavirus scare
19 - S&P 500 drops for seventh day, posts biggest weekly fall since 2008 crisis
20 - Pompeo to attend signing of U.S.-Taliban troop withdrawal pact
1 - U.S. appeals court grants Trump bid to block McGahn testimony to Congress

In a victory for President Donald Trump, a U.S. appeals court on Friday dismissed a Democratic-led congressional panel's lawsuit seeking to enforce a subpoena for testimony from former White House Counsel Donald McGahn.

2/28/2020 5:01:58 PM

2 - U.S. court deals serious blow to Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' immigration policy

A U.S. appeals court on Friday blocked one of President Donald Trump's signature immigration policies that has helped to sharply curb a migration surge on the southern border and forced tens of thousands of migrants to wait in Mexico.

2/28/2020 5:00:47 PM

3 - Turkey says it will let refugees into Europe after its troops killed in Syria

Refugees in Turkey headed toward European frontiers on Friday after an official said the borders had been thrown open, a response to the escalating war in Syria where 33 Turkish soldiers were killed by Russian-backed Syrian government troops.

2/28/2020 4:55:02 PM

4 - U.N. chief: killing of Turkish troops one of 'most alarming moments' of Syria war

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday described an escalation in fighting in northwest Syria that killed dozens of Turkish troops as "one of the most alarming moments" of the

2/28/2020 4:55:02 PM

5 - Soccer: Leeds goalkeeper handed eight-game ban after racism charge

Leeds United goalkeeper Kiko Casilla was banned for eight matches and fined 60,000 pounds ($77,964.00) on Friday after being found guilty of racist abuse in a Championship match against Charlton Athletic last September.

2/28/2020 4:53:21 PM

6 - Wall Street Weekahead: Main Street leans toward Sanders, but Wall Street says Trump

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders may be surging in the polls ahead of Super Tuesday, but some on Wall Street have made their own conclusions on what November will bring: four more years of President Donald Trump.

2/28/2020 4:41:41 PM

7 - Polanski rape accusations overshadow French cinema award ceremony

Veteran film director Roman Polanski served as lightning rod and punch line at Friday's Cesar Awards, the biggest night on the French cinema calendar, with protesters highlighting charges of rape against Polanski and the ceremony's host quipping about paedophilia.

2/28/2020 4:36:17 PM

8 - Global downturn looms as countries struggle to contain coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus spread further on Friday, with cases reported for the first time in at least six countries across four continents, battering markets and leading the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise its impact risk alert to "very high."

2/28/2020 4:33:10 PM

9 - UK's Johnson says coronavirus top priority, as first Briton dies

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said slowing the spread of the coronavirus was now his government's top priority, shortly after news on Friday that the first Briton had died of the disease after contracting it on a cruise ship moored in Japan.

2/28/2020 4:33:10 PM

10 - Lebanon closes schools until March 8 to curb coronavirus spread

Lebanon's Education Ministry on Friday announced the closure of all schools until March 8 as a precaution against the spread of the coronavirus.

2/28/2020 4:29:46 PM

11 - Central banks may mount a coronavirus rescue. It may not be enough

Cratering markets are pushing global central banks to the point they all warned against and worried about, of an evolving global economic shock hitting at a time when their capacity to respond in force is in doubt even as investors hound them for action.

2/28/2020 4:28:24 PM

12 - Factbox: Global central bankers on coronavirus, possibility of rate cuts

With the rapid global spread of the new coronavirus and the U.S. stock market suffering its worst week since the Great Recession, central bankers around the world are under rising pressure to reduce borrowing costs to create a cushion against economic harm. So far they have largely resisted. Following are some of their recent remarks:

2/28/2020 4:27:34 PM

13 - Powell says Fed ready to act as coronavirus poses 'evolving' economic risks

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Friday said the central bank will "act as appropriate" to support the economy in the face of risks posed by the coronavirus epidemic, though he said the economy remains in good shape overall.

2/28/2020 4:23:02 PM

14 - Germany enacts new health security measures against coronavirus infections

A German government crisis committee on Friday widened cross-border travel guidelines and canceled major international events, measures to combat the coronavirus outbreak.

2/28/2020 4:18:42 PM

15 - Just one American with coronavirus still in hospital: Vice President Pence

Of dozens of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States, only one patient is still in the hospital, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Friday.

2/28/2020 4:18:42 PM

16 - 'This Land is Your Land' lawsuit dismissed by U.S. judge

A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday dismissed a lawsuit claiming that Woody Guthrie's iconic 1940 folk song "This Land is Your Land" belongs to the public.

2/28/2020 4:13:52 PM

17 - U.S. to invoke powers to boost output of protective gear for coronavirus fight

The United States will invoke special powers to boost production of masks, gloves, gowns and other items to combat the coronavirus, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said on Friday, as the Trump administration came under criticism from Democrats for its response to the crisis.

2/28/2020 4:12:32 PM

18 - Cycle stars in lockdown as two Gulf hotels isolated over coronavirus scare

Two luxury hotels in Abu Dhabi were in lockdown on Friday to isolate guests including scores of professional cyclists after two Italian members of the tour the riders were participating in were suspected of contracting the coronavirus.

2/28/2020 4:08:18 PM

19 - S&P 500 drops for seventh day, posts biggest weekly fall since 2008 crisis

The S&P 500 fell for the seventh straight day on Friday and the benchmark index suffered its biggest weekly drop since the 2008 global financial crisis on growing fears the fast-spreading coronavirus could lead to a recession, although stocks cut losses at the end of the day's session.

2/28/2020 4:06:14 PM

20 - Pompeo to attend signing of U.S.-Taliban troop withdrawal pact

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will witness the signing of a U.S.-Taliban agreement on a withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, President Donald Trump said on Friday, heralding an agreement that could help his re-election campaign.

2/28/2020 4:02:10 PM

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