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Egypt Reports 55 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases and First Casualty

CAIRO – Egypt is reporting its first death from the coronavirus, or COVID-19 — a German tourist who came down with the infection during a visit to Luxor. Increasing numbers of casualties from the virus in Iran also have the government there scrambling,…

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Japan’s economy shrinks faster than estimated

Tokyo, Japan’s economy shrank more than initially estimated in the fourth quarter – by the most since the 2014 sales tax hike – exacerbating fears for economic prospects at a time when the impact of the coronavirus outbreak is increasing recession risk…

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Australia sues Facebook, alleges breach of user data

Sydney, The Australian privacy regulator filed a lawsuit against Facebook Inc accusing the social media giant of sharing the personal details of more than 300,000 people with political consultant Cambridge Analytica without their knowledge.In the Feder…