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1. The stock market It was the worst week since the financial crisis of 20, spreading concern for coronavirus.
The S&P 500 is down about 0.8 percent, it brings it Losses for more than 11 percent a week. In a statement aimed to calm rebel investors, the Fed indicates a willingness to lower interest rates if inflation increases further.
In the meantime, a second coronavirus case has been reported in northern California without a risk factor, which increases the chance of local infection. Here is the latest.
The World Health Organization has elevated its risk assessment to “top”, and the virus has now been found in at least 4 countries, as the number of cases outside China has increased rapidly. Italy is particularly hit hard, with multiple cities on the lock, however Focusia and cigarette care packages have made it through the forbidden “red zone”.
2) President Trump complained That was the Democrats and the news media Trying to intimidate Americans about the virus for political gain.
“They’re doing their best to instill fear in people, and I think that’s ridiculous,” said Mr. Trump in the White House. “And some of the Democrats are doing it the way they should, but some of them are trying to gain political favor because they are so liars.”
Mr Trump’s comments came as Secretary of Health, Alex Azar, said he was considering using A 70-year-old act to accelerate the production of medical supplies before the outbreak of a coronavirus. Above, a mask factory in Hong Kong.
Separately An appeals court ruled that Congress could not sue the executive branch for applying subpenas, showing its power to oversee it.
৪. A federal court ruled Asylum seekers will once again be able to enter the United States, which is a blow to the Trump administration’s immigration policy.
Panel of three judges Has blocked a policy that requires that people applying for asylum at the Mexico border review their claim for protection, but the process, which may take years, needs to be reviewed.
Since the restrictions were enacted in the early 20’s, American authorities have returned more than 59,000 refugees to Mexican border cities. New immigrant communities have emerged from various locations around the world, with no easy way to the United States, with roots in Mexico.
৫. Turkey has called it an extraordinary one A day after a deadly airstrike in Syria, five soldiers were killed in an emergency NATO meeting.
Ambassadors for the Alliance Has expressed “solidarity” with Turkey, condemned the strike and called for a re-election ceasefire. They stopped without any military action to approve, leaving the no-fly zone that Turkey claimed in the strike on Idlib.
Turkey, EU To aid Syria, the remaining parts of Europe threatened to allow refugees. EU Officials confidently followed the news of migrants traveling to the Turkish border with Greece, fearing a repeat of the 25th refugee crisis.
“I learned about waste and customer choice; About environmentalism; Americans and Europeans are wiping their tchus in different ways, “he wrote.” And I learned that what seemed obvious to me was ultimately not true. “
7. “We said we wanted to pay A party, and everyone is coming.
Will be A running party this weekend in Atlanta, where about 700০০ runners are expected to compete in six of the U.S. Olympic events on Saturday, which will take part in the Tokyo Games this summer. The field is bigger than ever. Above, the trial in 2012.
There are about 5 women in the race, a large number that reflects a sea change in the sport, driven in part by changes in the rules of the shoe technology and innovation. They once pushed themselves into the results they thought were strange. We’ve talked to hundreds of them.
৮. Donald Judd has always wanted to be a super influencer. A new MOMA preprocessive of pioneering Minimalist work still shows how much we live in the jade world – and still does.
There is a pretty complex language of materials to make the exhibit tasty, Written by our industry critic. Judd, who died in 9, “continues to inspire the younger generation to seek greater physicality,” said Leslie White, one of the five notable creators we wanted to ask for a reflection of his legacy.
And for a different kind of art influencer: Hunter Biden. His name is forever associated with the impeachment of President Trump, but the paintings, he says, have been “literally brainwashing me” after years of intoxication and poor elections.
9. And now for some animals That aura in the dark.
Science has documented many biofluorescent organisms, including sharks, scorpions, butterflies, penguins, jellyfish, puffins, and even flying squirrels. And many – probably all – Both guards are on the list, according to a new survey.
The study aves a pathway to the study of how or why both have adopted this special adaptation, which has therapeutic technology and potential application of conservation.
In the context of jellyfish: They do not need oxygen to survive a tiny, parasitic cousin, researchers discovered. In fact, there were parasites All together a criticism organelle is missing.
10. And finally, Extra days in February.
Tomorrow, Feb. 28, give you a leap – and your briefing writer’s birthday – a calendar oddity that gives us extra days. The Earth takes an odd 365.2422 spin to finish the planet’s sun loop or an orbit, so every four years we add an extra day to balance it and keep it where our seals are supposed to be.
The combinations are unrealistic, but they are fairly straightforward when it comes to the alien civilization calendar, if it exists anywhere else in our solar system. Fortunately, astronomers present science-fiction and passionate hobbies Several proposals for the Mars, Jupiter and Venus calendars
Come once in every four-year type of weekend.
Will Dudding contributed to tonight’s briefing.
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