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President Donald Trump and Defense Secretary Mark Esper, right, walk as the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort takes off from the pier at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., Saturday, March 28, 2020. The ship is departing for New York to assist hospitals responding to the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Latest: WHO warns `far from over' in Asia and Pacific

Mar. 31, 2020 1:11 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — WHO warns COVID-19 epidemics “far from over”...

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, workers labor at an assembly line for Dongfeng Passenger Vehicle Company in Wuhan, in central China's Hubei Province, March 24, 2020. While many migrant workers across China remain trapped by travel bans due to the coronavirus, some industrial production has returned to action, including in the crucial auto manufacturing industry, which is largely based in Wuhan, and in businesses that provide critical links in global supply chains. (Xiao Yijiu/Xinhua via AP)

First signs of housing disruption appear; a call for robots

Mar. 25, 2020 7:13 PM EDT

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed as it continues to spread across the world. Here is a look at some of the latest developments Wednesday related to the global economy, particular economic sectors, and the workplace: HOUSING: Economists have been...

FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019 file photo, Manchester City's David Silva during their English Premier League soccer match against Manchester United at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England. Hundreds of players across Europe's soccer leagues have contracts which are due to expire at the end of this season. That poses a big problem if those leagues over-run beyond the June 30 cut-off point as expected because of the outbreak of the coronavirus. Silva is among dozens of Premier League players, and hundreds of players across Europe, whose contracts are due to expire at the end of this season. June 30, to be specific. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, file)

Soccer's paralysis sparks questions about player contracts

Mar. 19, 2020 6:00 AM EDT

It was the dream scenario for David Silva at the end of his trophy-filled, decade-long career at Manchester City. Picture it: “El Mago” (the Magician), as fans fondly refer to perhaps the club's greatest player, holding aloft the Champions League trophy -- the big piece of silverware to elude him...

FILE- In this Tuesday May 23, 2017 file photo, a sign is seen with flowers and candles after a vigil in Albert Square, Manchester, England, the day after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead. The younger brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, was convicted Tuesday, March 17, 2020 of murder for helping to plan the attack. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)

Manchester bomber's brother convicted of 22 counts of murder

Mar. 17, 2020 12:59 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The younger brother of the suicide bomber who killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, was convicted Tuesday of murder for helping to plan the attack. A jury at London’s Central Criminal Court found Hashem Abedi, 22, guilty of 22 counts of murder, one count...

The Latest: Oregon to get fraction of protective gear needed

Mar. 12, 2020 11:16 PM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic: Oregon officials say they will be getting just a fraction of the personal protective equipment sought from the U.S. government for front-line medical workers treating COVID-19 patients. Nik Blosser, Gov. Kate Brown’s chief of staff, told The Associated Press the...

Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi, left, fights for the ball with Arsenal's Bukayo Saka during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge stadium in London England, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Leila Coker)

4 top teams self-isolate, CL games off as virus hits soccer

Mar. 12, 2020 10:10 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Four of the world's leading soccer teams were in self-isolation Thursday as the sport grappled with a deepening virus outbreak that prompted the cancellation of Champions League matches for the first time, including the high-profile last-16 game between Manchester City and Real...

The Latest: 2 Madison Square Garden boxing cards called off

Mar. 12, 2020 10:07 PM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's affect on sports around the globe (all times EDT): 10 p.m. Two boxing cards at Madison Square Garden have been called off because of the coronavirus outbreak. A few hours after announcing the fights would proceed without crowds, promoter Bob Arum said Thursday they are off...

Manchester City's Champions League match against Real Madrid postponed because of coronavirus

Mar. 12, 2020 12:06 PM EDT
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City's Champions League match against Real Madrid postponed because of coronavirus.
Arsenal's players celebrate a goal during the Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and West Ham at the Emirates Stadium in London, Saturday, March 7, 2020.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Arsenal-City game called off with players in self-isolation

Mar. 10, 2020 10:21 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Members of Arsenal's playing squad went into self-isolation in a coronavirus precautionary move, forcing the postponement of the Premier League game at Manchester City later Wednesday. It is the first game to be called off since the outbreak of the virus in the English top division, which has...

Manchester City game against Arsenal postponed; first Premier League game called off in coronavirus precautionary move

Mar. 10, 2020 8:58 PM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Manchester City game against Arsenal postponed; first Premier League game called off in coronavirus precautionary move.