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1 - Think the S&P 500 is in bad shape? Its components look worse
2 - Pandemic fears send investors running as Wall Street confirms correction
3 - Latest on coronavirus spreading in China and beyond
4 - PM Johnson says coronavirus top priority, as first Briton dies
5 - 'Risk is very high,' warns WHO, as coronavirus wipes $6 trillion off markets
6 - Italian with coronavirus in Nigeria was not isolated for almost 48 hours
7 - Dozens of guests leave Canary Islands hotel locked down over coronavirus
8 - Just one American with coronavirus still in hospital: Vice President Pence
9 - U.S. to invoke powers to boost output of protective gear for coronavirus fight
10 - Wall Street losses broaden with no clarity on coronavirus impact
11 - UAE coronavirus scare confines Danish champion Morkov to Berlin hotel
12 - Germany enacts new health security measures against coronavirus infections
13 - U.S. financial regulators expected to discuss coronavirus Wednesday: sources
14 - Lebanon says schools to be closed from Feb. 29-March 8 amid coronavirus: education ministry statement
15 - Turkey says it will let refugees into Europe after its troops killed in Syria
16 - One Turkish soldier killed, two wounded in Syria's Idlib: ministry
17 - U.S. Congress offices advised to set coronavirus contingency operations
18 - Cooling consumer spending, inflation put spotlight on Fed amid coronavirus
19 - Amazon defers 'non-essential' moves even in U.S. as corporate travel bans spread
20 - U.S. looking to help Turkey in Syria via info-sharing, equipment: U.S. official
1 - Think the S&P 500 is in bad shape? Its components look worse

Wall Street's worst week since 2008, sparked by fears about the fast-spreading coronavirus, has left almost half of the S&P 500's stocks in bear market territory, just nine days after the leading benchmark closed at a record high.

2/28/2020 3:52:38 PM

2 - Pandemic fears send investors running as Wall Street confirms correction

(This Feb. 27 version of the U.S. stocks copy has been republished)

2/28/2020 3:52:28 PM

3 - Latest on coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

The rapid spread of the coronavirus increased fears of a pandemic on Friday, with six countries reporting their first cases and the World Health Organization (WHO) raising its global spread and impact risk alert to "very high".

2/28/2020 3:52:09 PM

4 - PM 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 3:52:09 PM

5 - 'Risk is very high,' warns WHO, as coronavirus wipes $6 trillion off markets

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

2/28/2020 3:52:09 PM

6 - Italian with coronavirus in Nigeria was not isolated for almost 48 hours

An Italian man who has been confirmed as Nigeria's first coronavirus case after arriving from Milan was in the country for almost two full days, traveling through Lagos and visiting another state before being isolated.

2/28/2020 3:52:09 PM

7 - Dozens of guests leave Canary Islands hotel locked down over coronavirus

At least 50 guests left a Tenerife hotel in small groups on Friday, four days into a 14-day quarantine imposed because of the coronavirus. Nearly 700 holidaymakers remained stranded in the compound.

2/28/2020 3:52:09 PM

8 - 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 3:51:30 PM

9 - 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 3:50:29 PM

10 - Wall Street losses broaden with no clarity on coronavirus impact

Wall Street's main indexes tumbled for the seventh straight day and were on track for their biggest weekly dip since the 2008 global financial crisis on worries the fast-spreading coronavirus could lead to a recession.

2/28/2020 3:47:30 PM

11 - UAE coronavirus scare confines Danish champion Morkov to Berlin hotel

Danish rider Michael Morkov faced a long and anxious wait alone in a Berlin hotel room to learn if he can compete in the world track championships, after he was caught up on Friday in fallout from a coronavirus scare in the Gulf.

2/28/2020 3:44:41 PM

12 - Germany enacts new health security measures against coronavirus infections

A German government crisis committee on Friday enacted new measures to combat the coronavirus outbreak that include the widening of cross-border travel guidelines and the cancellation of major international events.

2/28/2020 3:39:40 PM

13 - U.S. financial regulators expected to discuss coronavirus Wednesday: sources

Top U.S. regulatory officials are expected to discuss the market and economic implications of a potential coronavirus pandemic at an upcoming meeting of their systemic threat panel, three sources told Reuters.

2/28/2020 3:36:31 PM

14 - Lebanon says schools to be closed from Feb. 29-March 8 amid coronavirus: education ministry statement

Lebanon announced on Friday it was closing the country's schools effective Feb. 29 until March 8 as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus, an education ministry statement said.

2/28/2020 3:36:12 PM

15 - 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 3:35:51 PM

16 - One Turkish soldier killed, two wounded in Syria's Idlib: ministry

One Turkish soldier was killed and two were wounded in shelling by Syrian government forces in Syria's northwest Idlib province, the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Friday, a day after 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in an attack in the region.

2/28/2020 3:35:31 PM

17 - U.S. Congress offices advised to set coronavirus contingency operations

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday were advised to establish plans for alternative work arrangements in case the coronavirus becomes widespread in the United States.

2/28/2020 3:32:00 PM

18 - Cooling consumer spending, inflation put spotlight on Fed amid coronavirus

U.S. consumer spending slowed in January and could lose further momentum as the fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak, which has sparked a stock market sell-off and revived fears of a recession, causes households to tighten their purse strings.

2/28/2020 3:30:30 PM

19 - Amazon defers 'non-essential' moves even in U.S. as corporate travel bans spread

Amazon.com deferred all non-essential travel, within the U.S. and beyond, and Google set new restrictions for travel to South Korea and other places, as corporations moved to protect employees from the spread of coronavirus.

2/28/2020 3:28:46 PM

20 - U.S. looking to help Turkey in Syria via info-sharing, equipment: U.S. official

The United States is looking to help Ankara urgently to support it against Syrian government forces in Syria's Idlib province with the sharing of information and equipment, a senior State Department official said on Friday.

2/28/2020 3:27:28 PM

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