Americans from coronavirus-stricken cruise ship in Japan flown back to U~S~ - CBS News

The first of two planes carrying hundreds of Americans taken off a quarantined cruise ship in Japan arrived at Travis Air Force Base in California late Sunday night~ The other plane carrying evacuees from the Diamond Princess ship, which remains quarantined after an outbreak on board of the deadly new coronavirus, landed several hours later, early Monday morning at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas~

Japan's Defense Minister tweeted early Monday that Japanese troops had helped move about 340 U~S~ nationals from the ship at Yokahama port to Tokyo's Haneda airport to board the flights~  

The U~S~ government confirmed

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Macao casinos allowed to reopen after anti-virus closure - MarketWatch

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese territory of Macao will allow casinos to reopen Friday after a 15-day closure imposed to help block the spread of China’s virus outbreak~

The territory’s finance secretary, Lei Wai Nong, announced the decision Monday at a news conference, according to Macao broadcaster TDM~

The closure Feb~ 5 hurt major casino operators including Wynn Resorts Ltd~ WYNN, -1~11% [1]   and Las Vegas Sands Corp~ LVS, -1~79% [2]   Casino gambling is a major industry in Macao, a former Portuguese colony west of Hong Kong on China’s southern coast~

No date has been announced for reopening

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Anand Mahindra shares ideal example of ‘Swachh Bharat’, impresses netizens - Hindustan Times

A tweet shared by business tycoon Anand Mahindra that showcases the perfect example of Swachh Bharat has received much praise from netizens~ Waste management and cleanliness has remained a concern for citizens and administration alike and Mahindra’s tweet gives a glimpse of how a city has come forward to rectify

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