Coronavirus In China: Over 200 Cases, Human-To-Human Transmission

New information is being reported about the new coronavirus that emerged in China in December and causes respiratory symptoms such as pneumonia — heightening concerns about its potential threat to humans.

On Monday, Chinese authorities reported that the total caseload has risen to over 200, roughly tripling the previous number. In addition, authorities in Wuhan, where the virus was first reported, confirmed a third death but did not release details except to say that the three victims,

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Amid Tight Security, Virginia Gun Rally Draws Thousands of Supporters

Some 22,000 people, many of them armed, flooded the streets around the State Capitol to protest gun control proposals from the new Democratic majority.

RICHMOND, Va. — Some people streamed in on buses from faraway cities. Others drove cars through the night from places like Indianapolis and Fredericksburg, Texas, logging hundreds of miles and leaning on coffee and Red Bull. Still others came from only a few counties over, but carrying the same vehement message as the rest: Leave gun laws alone.

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Messi Saves Setien’s Blushes: What We Learned From FC Barcelona Versus Granada

In new coach Quique Setien’s first game in charge, FC Barcelona beat Granada 1-0 at the Camp Nou on Sunday evening. Here’s what we learned from the tie.

The squad list will now be released on matchday

Unlike during Ernesto Valverde’s tenure, brought to a dramatic halt late on Monday night after a whirlwind four days that followed the Spanish Super Cup semi final loss to Atletico Madrid in Jeddah, squad lists will now be divulged on matchday as opposed to 24 hours before.

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Liverpool beat Man United with Van Dijk, Salah goals to open up 16-point lead at top

Liverpool came through a high-octane tussle with old rivals Manchester United to win 2-0 at Anfield and move 16 points clear at the top of the table on Sunday, sparking a chorus of “we are going to win the league” from their now expectant fans.

Van Dijk opened the scoring on 14 minutes, leaping above left-back Brandon Williams to deliver a thumping header past

Jurgen Klopp’s side, chasing their maiden title in the Premier League era and first in the top flight in 30 years,

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Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler Are Over After 8 Years and 5 Coachellas

Coachella’s queen and king Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler have reportedly broken up, according to Us Weekly. After being together for nearly nine years and becoming Tumblr gods with their Coachella outfits, they’ve called it quits. “Vanessa and Austin are officially broken up, and Vanessa has been telling those close to her about their breakup,” a source told Us Weekly. The Once Upon a Time in Hollywood actor hasn’t been seen on Hudgens’s Instagram since October.

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HBO to develop “Parasite” limited series with director Bong Joon Ho

HBO has won the rights to adapt the award-winning movie “Parasite” into a limited series. Director Bong Joon Ho will team up with HBO’s “Succession” executive producer and director Adam McKay to develop the acclaimed South Korean film for television.

“Parasite” earned a best picture Oscar nomination on Monday — making it only the sixth film in Oscar history to earn nominations for best international feature film as well as best picture. The movie is also only the 11th foreign language film to ever be nominated for best picture in the Oscars’

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MLB hammers Astros in cheating scandal: Jeff Luhnow, A.J. Hinch suspended then fired; draft picks lost

Major League Baseball issued harsh penalties against the Houston Astros on Monday after a lengthy investigation into the team’s use of technology to steal signs. The sanctions include one-year suspensions for Astros manager A.J. Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow as well as a $5 million fine and the loss of future draft picks.

Shortly after the sanctions were announced, the Astros fired both Hinch and Luhnow, each of whom will be ineligible to partake in the 2020 season.

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Oscar Nominations 2020: ‘Joker’ Leads With 11 Nods; Three Others Get 10

“The Irishman,” “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” and “1917” each received 10 nominations. Black actors and actresses were largely overlooked.

LOS ANGELES — The 92nd Academy Awards will be a showdown between old and new Hollywood: Netflix amassed a leading 24 nominations on Monday, including best picture honors for “The Irishman” and “Marriage Story,” but traditional studios were only a heartbeat behind.

Despite a plethora of diverse films competing for Oscar attention this year,

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Patriots’ Julian Edelman arrested for misdemeanor vandalism in Beverly Hills, per report

Julian Edelman isn’t exactly having the best two-week stretch. Only a week after his New England Patriots were eliminated from the playoffs at the hands of the Tennessee Titans on Wild Card Weekend, TMZ Sports reports that the veteran receiver was arrested on Saturday night and cited for misdemeanor vandalism.

TMZ reports that the 33-year-old, who was said to have been drinking, was walking around Beverly Hills at around 9 p.m. and jumped on the hood of a Mercedes Benz,

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Spanish Super Cup: Real Madrid beats Atletico Madrid in penalty kicks for title

For the first time ever, a team that didn’t win a trophy in the previous season has won the Spanish Super Cup. Real Madrid beat city rival Atletico Madrid in penalty kicks during Sunday’s final in Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, La Liga champ Barcelona and Copa del Rey winner Valencia were eliminated in the new semifinal round, setting up the Madrid derby that saw 120 minutes of goal-less action before penalties.

Real scored all four of its penalty kicks while Atleti missed its first two,

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