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    VOA news 2020-02-13

    This is VOA news. I'm David Byrd. The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday the number of cases of infection with the new coronavirus in China has stabilized. But he warned that apparent slowdown should be viewed with caution. At the end of a two-day meeting on research a...

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    BBC news 2020-02-13

    BBC news with Nick Kelly. The World Health Organization says it appears the outbreak of the corona virus Covid-19 has stabilized in China. But the WHO head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that the recent reduction in new cases should be treated with extreme caution. He spoke at a researc...

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    VOA news 2020-02-10 (audio+transcript)

    This is VOA news. I'm Marissa Melton. Two U.S. soldiers have been killed and six wounded in what's been described as an insider attack in Afghanistan. AP correspondent Ben Thomas has more. The incident took place late Saturday in Nangarhar province. The U.S. military says a person dr...

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    BBC news 2020-02-10 (audio+transcript)

    BBC news with Stewart Macintosh. Millions of people in China have begun returning to work after the lunar new year break, which was extended to try to curb the spread of the corona virus. Precautionary measures remain in place, including the staggering of working hours, to limit the number...

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    VOA news 2020-02-09 (audio+transcript)

    This is VOA news. I'm Jim Bertel. A Thai security officer was killed early on Sunday in a raid into a shopping mall to try to stop a soldier on a shooting rampage. There brings the death toll to at least 21 and the standoff continues. AP's Charles De Ledesma has more on how the siege began...

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    VOA news 2020-02-08 (audio+transcript)

    This is VOA news. I'm David Byrd. The United States is ready to spend $100 million to assist China and other countries impacted by the deadly coronavirus. In a statement, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the commitment along with hundreds of millions of dollars donated by the Am...

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    BBC news 2020-02-08 (audio+transcript)

    BBC news. Hong Kong has introduced a mandatory quarantine of two weeks for anyone arriving from Mainland China to try to contain the spread of the new corona virus. Returning residents will have to stay at home, while foreigners will be sent to hotels or government-run centers. The World H...

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    VOA news 2020-02-06 (audio+transcript)

    This is VOA news. I'm David Byrd. The Senate has voted to acquit President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial. We get more from AP's Sagar Meghani at the White House. On both articles of impeachment, the vote tallies were nowhere near the Constitution's mandate of two-thirds senators...

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    BBC news 2020-02-06 (audio+transcript)

    BBC news with Daniel Yaluyasga. As America's Senators make their final speeches in the impeachment trial of president Trump, one prominent Republican Senator Mitt Romney of Utah has said he will vote to convict him. Senator Romney said the President was guilty of an appalling abuse of publ...

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    VOA news 2020-02-05 (audio+transcript)

    This is VOA news. I'm Marissa Melton. The results from the Iowa caucuses are trickling in after a technical meltdown that delayed the outcome for nearly a full day. AP correspondent Jackie Quinn. With nearly two-thirds of the Iowa precincts tabulated and announced, the early results sho...