Several companies, including Walt Disney with its Shanghai Disney, are suspending operations until further notice during the normally festive weeklong Lunar New Year holiday to prevent the outbreak from spreading. "Taiwan could then emerge as an important test case for whether the United States can develop a more robust set of diplomatic and economic tools to counter the PRC's rising influence across the Indo-Pacific," said Templeman in a report. VIDEO1:4401:44Ex-Treasury official pleads guilty to SARS leaks about ex-Trump campaign officialsNews Videos"When questioned by law enforcement officials [Tuesday], Edwards confessed she has provided [SARS] to [the reporter] via an encrypted application, though falsely denied knowing that [the reporter] intended to or did publish that information" through a news organization, the complaint said. "We are moving to the sidelines, admittedly battle-weary after a hard-fought several years, including ~20% outperformance over the last year. Trump's defense team completed their opening statements Tuesday afternoon, wrapping up a series of arguments to convince the Republican-led Senate to acquit the president of the two impeachment charges against him

9% in December, capping an almost 29% advance for all of 2019 in the best year since 2013. ""From our perspective, we can see it move back to the highs we've seen in 2018 and 2019. Moody's determined that political fragmentation in many countries is hindering reform and will likely slow policy responses to domestic or external shocks, with minority and multiparty coalition governments becoming the new norm and political divergence increasing at the EU level. BSIP | Universal Images Group | Getty ImagesCarbon ion therapy is similarly precise, but because carbon ions are heavier and 12 times the size, they deliver more cancer-killing power than protons do, many experts say. -led coalition has now shifted its focus to protecting Iraqi bases from attack by Iranian-allied militias such as Kataib Hezbollah, according to an official statement from the coalition

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While the World Health Organization has not yet deemed the virus an international emergency, the option still remains on the table. Southwest, which said the grounding cost it $435 million in operating income during the first nine months of the year, didn't disclose the terms of its compensation but said last month that it would share $125 million with its employees. The 82-year-old Wexner's extensive history with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein made some investors wary of such a deal, a person familiar with the situation at the time. Battery electric vehicle registrations grew to 37,850 in 2019, an increase of 144% compared to 2018, when 15,510 were registered. IBM forecast full-year profit above market expectations on Tuesday, sending its shares higher, while United Airlines beat Wall Street quarterly profit expectations despite ongoing delays to the Boeing 737 Max aircraft

US President Donald Trump answers questions from reporters after making a video call to the troops stationed worldwide at the Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach Florida, on December 24, 2019. "We're continuing to share information, guidelines and tools," Ryan said. Stocks in Hong Kong led losses regionally among major Asian markets on Tuesday after ratings agency Moody's cut its rating for the city to Aa3 from Aa2 on Monday. "VIDEO6:0106:01How those with disabilities can save money without losing government benefitsSquawk BoxSIGN UP: Money 101 is an 8-week learning course to financial freedom, delivered weekly to your inbox. NBCU said it plans to spend "hundreds of millions of dollars" marketing Peacock in ways that will also feature those brands

Disney and Apple both launched Disney+ and Apple TV+ last year. "Cha said because of the protests, the HKEX did suffer a hit to trading volume throughout several months of 2019 but that had rebounded "quite nicely" in recent weeks. In a note earlier this week, he said Apple's earnings multiple is at its highest level since 2010. Boeing in October said it planned to reduce output of the 787 wide-body jets from 14 per month to 12 per month. I think that there are improvements there and at $4 I think it's a decent spec

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The attempted raid and damage to the embassy, one of the most heavily guarded in the world, followed U. I want leaders to listen to the scientists, and I want them to unite behind the science," Greta Thunberg, a 17-year-old climate activist from Sweden, said Monday. Officials at the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau expect more than 150,00 out-of-state fans to head to the Miami area for the Super Bowl and associated activities. 99 per month after a one-month free trial and offers more than 70 channels. As analysts and investors try to parse the trajectory of oil prices while awaiting potential retaliatory action from Iran, Cramer said it's important to look at the forward curve