Dow Jones Industrial Average slides 357 points on coronavirus fears to cap worst week since 2008

U.S. stocks gyrated Friday as fears escalated over the fast-spreading coronavirus, with Wall Street capping its worst week since the depths of the global financial crisis.

Stocks have erased $3.6 trillion in market value since eclipsing records last week, driven by mounting worries the deadly outbreak will further damage an already slowing global economy.

The fallout over the virus has shaved off more than 3,500 points from the Dow Jones Industrial Average this week alone,

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Google celebrates Sir John Tenniel’s 200th birthday with ‘Alice in Wonderland’ inspired doodle

Google’s latest doodle features a familiar cat and grin.

The tech giant is paying tribute to Sir John Tenniel, the illustrator behind the classic fictional characters of Lewis Carroll’s renowned novels, “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass” on his 200th birthday anniversary.

Tenniel, born in London in 1820, gained fame as an artist at the age of 16. He submitted his first body of work, an oil painting,

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‘Multiple Fatalities’ In Shooting At Molson Coors Brewing Headquarters In Milwaukee

Updated 6:47 p.m. ET

Police are on the scene at the Molson Coors Beverage Company in Milwaukee after officials say a gunman opened fire on the campus Wednesday afternoon. Local officials say there are multiple fatalities but did not give a definitive figure.

“This remains an active scene,” Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett said at a late afternoon news conference. “There are multiple fatalities. We know that. The police department, the fire department have been working extensively.

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Real Madrid Vs. Man City Preview: Team News And Starting Lineups

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola referred to Real Madrid as the ‘kings of Europe’, while Real boss Zinedine Zidane said his opposite number is the best in the business.

Both head coaches were speaking ahead of one of the standout ties of the Champions League last 16 which sees the favourites to win the competition come up against its most successful club.

While taking his coaching badges in 2014 and 2015 Zidane visited a number of clubs to see how their coaches planned sessions,

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Antoine Griezmann Scores as Barcelona Draw 1-1 with Napoli in UCL Leg 1

Ten-man Barcelona came from behind to earn a 1-1 draw against Napoli in the first leg of their 2019-20 UEFA Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday.

Dries Mertens put the hosts ahead with a brilliant strike in the first half at the Stadio San Paolo, but Antoine Griezmann’s goal early in the second half meant honours finished even.

Barca did, though, finish the game a man down when Arturo Vidal was sent off late on for two simultaneous yellow cards.

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CDC says Americans could see ‘severe disruptions’ with coronavirus, now that disease spread is ‘when’ not ‘if’

MetroHealth nurse Nancy Malinak, left, places a 3M Health Care Particulate Respirator and Surgical Mask 1870 on her face to make sure it fits properly during a mandatory Fit Test for the mask inside the MetroHealth Employee Clinic Feb. 19, 2020. Nurse Mary Molchan, right, administers the test. Medical employees are fitted for respirators each year as part of the hospital’s readiness efforts to prepare for possible cases of coronavirus and other infectious diseases like tuberculosis.

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Elusive rainbow snake spotted in Florida national forest for first time in 50 years, experts say

A rare rainbow snake was spotted slithering through a Florida forest last week, marking the first time in 50 years the multicolored serpent has been seen in the area, experts said.

Tracey Cauthen stumbled upon the 4-foot rainbow snake (farancia erytrogramma) during a hike at Ocala National Forest in Marion County, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) research institute wrote on Facebook.


Pictures show the reptile’s iridescent blue-black scales with stripes of red and pink along its sides and yellow streaks closer to its belly.Cauthen’s find marked the first recorded sighting of the snake in Marion County since 1969,

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Google Docs Forms Abused by Phishers to Harvest Microsoft Credentials

Security researchers detected several phishing campaigns that leveraged a Google Docs Form to target users’ Microsoft credentials.

Cofense observed that the phishing emails originated from a compromised email account with privileged access to financial services provider CIM Finance. By using CIM Finance’s website to host their phishing emails, the malicious actors ensured that their messages could bypass popular email security checks including DKIM and SPF.

The emails themselves masqueraded as notifications from the IT team informing recipients that they needed to “update their Office 365” if they wanted to prevent the suspension of their accounts.

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Daredevil ‘Mad’ Mike Hughes Killed In Crash Of Homemade Rocket

The daredevil “Mad” Mike Hughes was killed in a rocket launch gone wrong Saturday in Barstow, Calif., two witnesses to the accident confirmed. He was 64.

It was the third launch for Hughes in one of his homemade rockets and part of his eventual plan to be able to determine for himself, up in the sky, if the Earth was as flat as he proclaimed to believe.

A steel ladder was attached to the rocket’s launch ramp to make it easier for Hughes to enter the rocket’s cockpit.

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Celtics vs. Lakers odds, line, spread: 2020 NBA picks, Feb. 23 predictions from model on 35-19 roll

The Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers will square off in an eagerly anticipated matchup on Sunday afternoon. LeBron James and company will host the proceedings in front of a national television audience, with the Celtics aiming to pull an upset in Los Angeles. Kemba Walker (knee) will not play for Boston, while Anthony Davis (calf) is listed as probable for the Lakers.

Tip-off is at 3:30 p.m. ET at the Staples Center.

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