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Wales replied that he didn’t, although the perpetrator was ultimately traced. After the incident, Seigenthaler described Wikipedia as “a flawed and irresponsible analysis tool”. This incident led to policy changes at Wikipedia, particularly focused at tightening up the verifiability of biographical articles of living folks. Obvious vandalism is mostly simple to take away from Wikipedia articles; the median time to detect and repair vandalism is a couple of minutes. Although … Read More

The Latest: Texas Reports More Than 15,000 Daily Virus Cases | World News

DALLAS — Texas on Tuesday reported more than 15,000 newly confirmed daily cases of the coronavirus amid spikes in cases and hospitalization as winter approaches.

The Texas Department of State Health Services also said 9,028 people were hospitalized across the state. Last week marked the first time Texas surpassed a daily count of 9,000 hospitalizations since a deadly summer outbreak.

During the summer outbreak, the state saw the numbers of

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N.J. reports record-high 4,913 new COVID-19 positive tests, 64 more deaths. Hospitalizations climb again.

New Jersey on Thursday reported 4,913 new coronavirus cases — the highest number of positive tests in a single day — and another 64 deaths as hospitalizations continue to climb following a brief dip over Thanksgiving.

The latest figures were announced a day after Gov. Phil Murphy warned “the numbers in our hospitals tell us how this virus is moving.”

There were 3,292 people being hospitalized as of Wednesday night.

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N.J. reports 90 additional COVID-19 deaths, 4,661 new positive tests. Hospitalizations top 3K.

New Jersey health officials reported 4,661 new cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday and another 90 deaths, the most confirmed COVID-19 fatalities reported in a single day since June.

The state’s 71 hospitals reported 3,129 patients with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 cases as of Monday night, the highest number in more than six months. Hospitalizations had been steadily climbing through November, though dipped slightly over Thanksgiving.

The updates come a

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Tourism Industry Faces $1 Trillion Loss, 100 Million Jobs At Risk From Covid-19, UN Reports


A new policy brief from the United Nations outlining Covid-19’s impact on the tourism industry projects the pandemic will cost the tourism industry approximately $1 trillion in losses and threaten more than 100 million jobs worldwide, underlining how the ongoing global crisis has devastated one of the world’s largest industries.

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New Zealand Reports 4 New Cases of COVID-19 After Over 100 Days of No Community Spread

DAVID ROWLAND/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

After over three months without any new coronavirus cases, New Zealand is reporting four new cases from an unknown source.

The Ministry of Health confirmed the news on Tuesday, revealing that all four cases are members of the same household in South Auckland. According to the press release, the first case identified in the cluster has been symptomatic for five days with

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S. Korea reports 25 new coronavirus cases

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 25 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing its national caseload to 14,175 infections and 299 deaths.

South Korea’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday said 16 of the new cases were tied to people arriving from abroad. The country in past days have reported dozens of cases among crew members of a Russia-flagged cargo ship docked in the southern port

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Jofra Archer reports racist abuse on social media to the ECB

Jofra Archer has revealed he suffered racist abuse on social media after being withdrawn from England’s squad for the second Test against the West Indies last week for breaching bio-secure protocols.

It emerged the fast bowler had made an unauthorised visit to his flat in Hove before travelling up to Manchester, and he was placed in isolation for five days at the team’s on-site hotel at Emirates Old Trafford.


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India reports record 40,425 new virus cases

NEW DELHI — India reported more than 40,000 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, a record high for the country.

The 40,425 new cases raised India’s total to 1,118,043, including 27,497 deaths.

The ministry said late Sunday that India’s coronavirus fatality rate — currently at 2.49% — is “progressively falling” due to an effective containment strategy and aggressive testing.

A country of 1.4 billion people, India has been conducting

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Swatch cuts 2,400 jobs as it reports first ever half-year loss


Swatch is cutting 2,400 jobs as it shrinks its network of bricks-and-mortar stores, many in Hong Kong. Photo: Alex Tai/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images
Swatch is cutting 2,400 jobs as it shrinks its network of bricks-and-mortar stores, many in Hong Kong. Photo: Alex Tai/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

The Swatch Group (UHR.SW) said that it had cut around 2,400 jobs, as coronavirus lockdowns across the globe forced its shops to shut and sales to drop by 46% in the first half of the year.

The world’s biggest watchmaker, which owns high-end brands such as

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Nevada, New Mexico renew restrictions; Kentucky requires masks starting Friday; Oregon reports largest daily case count

Some bars in Nevada will be closing again Friday amid a surge in COVID-19 infections, and Kentucky will join the growing list of states that require face coverings in public.

There’s another significant change in Nevada: Restaurants can no longer serve parties more than six people and must close their bar areas, Gov. Steve Sisolak said. 

Meanwhile, in New Mexico, indoor dining at restaurants and breweries will be restricted again

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US reports 35K daily cases; New York City Marathon canceled; Fauci warns of ‘disturbing surge’

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in most states, the governors of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut announced a joint travel advisory Wednesday requiring all individuals traveling from states with significant community spread to quarantine for 14 days.

The advisory goes into effect at midnight Wednesday and those violating the quarantine will be fined, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a press conference. 

The U.S. reported nearly 35,000

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