Monthly Archives: January 2020

Gov. Inslee gives update on coronavirus in Wash. State: 16 people now tested

[KIRO 7] Gov. Jay Inslee, KC Exec. Dow Constantine, other leaders give update on local coronavirus response: There are now 16 people in Washington state who have been tested for coronavirus, and of those one tested positive and eight are waiting on test results. On Thursday, the World Health Organization […]

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Health Department Says Maryland Resident Tested Negative For Coronavirus

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Maryland patient tested negative for new coronavirus, health officials said Friday, an outbreak in China that has killed dozens and left thousands sick. Health officials first reported a Marylander may have been exposed to the virus on Monday. The Maryland Department of Health said the patient showed flu-like […]

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Investigation underway to determine cause of California helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, 8 others

[USA TODAY] Legendary NBA player Kobe Bryant, 41, has died in a helicopter crash in California that killed nine people including his 13-year-old daughter. CALABASAS, Calif. — Multiple federal agencies will join California officials in trying to determine why a helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven other people slammed into a […]

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2 people killed in an explosion at a Houston manufacturer that shook the city and damaged homes

[CNN] Two people were killed in Friday morning’s explosion at a northwest Houston manufacturing business, police said — a blast shook much of the city, damaged buildings up to a half mile away and left some residents at least temporarily displaced.The explosion rocked Watson Grinding and Manufacturing around 4:15 a.m. […]

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Coronavirus Outbreak: Patients tested in California and Texas as WHO refuses to declare Health Emergency

[NEWSWEEK] Health officials are carrying out medical tests for the new coronavirus strain on patients who have recently returned from Wuhan, China, in Alameda County, California, and Brazos County, Texas. One of the patients is an unnamed student in Texas, who came down with a respiratory issue two weeks after […]

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SpaceX’s Crew Dragon abort test was ‘picture-perfect,’ Elon Musk says

[SPACE] CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX’s high-altitude test of its Crew Dragon launch escape system on Sunday morning (Jan. 19) appears to have been a “picture-perfect mission,” company founder and CEO Elon Musk said.  “I have great admiration and appreciation for the teams at SpaceX and NASA,” Musk said during a postlaunch […]

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