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Shanghai Disney Resort celebrates Chinese New Year

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Disney cartoon characters dressed in their costumes celebrated the upcoming Chinese New Year of Rat, the start of a new round of 12-year Zodiac cycle, in Shanghai on Saturday.
Disney has embraced the Lunar New Year and is happily transforming "the Year of the Rat" into "the Year of the Mouse" and has combined traditional Chinese characters with diversified Disney elements.
Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse have become the natural ambassadors for the New Year to remind visitors good memories of their childhood.
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The US Air Force recently acquired a new $64 million Gulfstream private jet for VIP government officials - see inside

The US Air Force recently acquired a new $64 million Gulfstream private jet for VIP government officials - see inside

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The US Air Force's 89th Airlift Wing provides travel for top government employees including the President of the United States
The wing primarily uses a fleet of modified civilian aircraft including the Boeing 747-200 used as Air Force One.
Its newest aircraft, a military variant of a Gulfstream G550, was delivered to Joint Base Andrews in late December
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The US Air Force operates a VIP transportation system for the government's top employees.
Most known for flying the president of the US on Air Force...
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A video of medics in Hazmat suits scanning plane passengers for China's mysterious Wuhan virus is stoking fears of a global epidemic

A video of medics in Hazmat suits scanning plane passengers for China's mysterious Wuhan virus is stoking fears of a global epidemic

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A video of medics in Hazmat suits scanning dozens of plane passengers for the symptoms of a mysterious, fatal virus spreading across China is stoking fears of a global epidemic.
China is desperately trying to prevent the spread of a mysterious, deadly coronavirus named 2019-CoV, or the "Wuhan virus."
Not much is known about the illness, apart from the fact that originated from Wuhan city, has pneumonia-like symptoms, and is similar to the 2003 SARS virus.
As of Monday, at least three people in the city have died from the illness, and dozens...
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Coronavirus spreads to China's busy city Beijing; huge decline in tourism

Coronavirus spreads to China's busy city Beijing; huge decline in tourism

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China has reported 139 new cases of pneumonia caused by a new strain of coronavirus, including a third death, as the outbreak spreads beyond the city where the virus was first identified. The health authorities in Beijing has confirmed these two cases of the new coronavirus Monday, while Guangdong authorities reported one case in Shenzhen - the first confirmation from authorities that the mysterious virus has spread domestically beyond the central city of Wuhan. All three patients are believed to have visited Wuhan, according to authorities. The hotel operators and tourism organizations...
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China is fighting to stop the spread of a mysterious, deadly virus as millions prepare to travel for Chinese New Year

China is fighting to stop the spread of a mysterious, deadly virus as millions prepare to travel for Chinese New Year

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China is stepping up its efforts to stop the spread of a mysterious, deadly virus as millions of people prepare to travel to celebrate Chinese New Year.
The 2019-nCoV respiratory virus has caused three deaths, but not much is known about it.
The virus has already spread with a few cases recorded in other parts in China and in other countries, but China said it will introduce "prevention and control measures" to stop it spreading during the major holiday.
Academics in the UK say that the virus has likely already affected 35 times more people than the number...
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