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Oil giant Saudi Aramco sees 2019 profits drop 20% to $88.2B

Oil giant Saudi Aramco sees 2019 profits drop 20% to $88.2B

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Oil giant Saudi Aramco said Sunday its profits dropped 20% in 2019 to $88.2 billion, a sharp decline coming as the kingdom stands ready to flood an already-weakened global energy market amid the new coronavirus pandemic.
Trump tests negative for virus; White House begins screening

Trump tests negative for virus; White House begins screening

WASHINGTON — After days of resisting screening for the coronavirus, President Donald Trump tested negative for the virus, officials said Saturday night.
Wife of Spain’s prime minister tests positive for virus

Wife of Spain’s prime minister tests positive for virus

MADRID — Spain’s government said Saturday that the wife of Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has tested positive for the new coronavirus.
Spain limits movements, closes shops to stem virus spread

Spain limits movements, closes shops to stem virus spread

MADRID — Spain’s government announced Saturday that it is placing tight restrictions on movements and closing restaurants and other establishments in the nation of 46 million people as part of a two-week state of emergency to fight the sharp rise in
Doctor says Trump tests negative for coronavirus

Doctor says Trump tests negative for coronavirus

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has tested negative for the new coronavirus, according to the president's personal physician.
Washington confronts coronavirus with new tools and angst

Washington confronts coronavirus with new tools and angst

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced Saturday that the United States will expand its European travel restrictions to include Britain and Ireland as the U.S.
Iraq officials: Rocket attack hits base housing US troops

Iraq officials: Rocket attack hits base housing US troops

BAGHDAD — A barrage of rockets hit a base housing U.S. and other coalition troops north of Baghdad on Saturday, Iraqi security officials said, just days after a similar attack killed three servicemen, including two Americans. The U.S.
Wuhan soccer team leaving Spain to escape virus

Wuhan soccer team leaving Spain to escape virus

MADRID — The Chinese soccer team that was originally stuck in Spain because of the coronavirus outbreak is going back home to try to avoid its rapid spread in Europe.
AP sources: Travel ban to extend to United Kingdom, Ireland

AP sources: Travel ban to extend to United Kingdom, Ireland

WASHINGTON — The White House is expected to announce that the U.S. will broaden its European travel ban, adding the United Kingdom and Ireland to its list.
AP Exclusive: Inside massive DEA raid targeting drug cartel

AP Exclusive: Inside massive DEA raid targeting drug cartel

CHANTILLY, Va. — In the darkness, the team suits up quietly, putting on their helmets and tactical gear.
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