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China Shuts Down More Cities in Bid to Contain Deadly Virus

Authorities have canceled major events in Beijing indefinitely, including traditional temple fairs that are a staple of Lunar New Year celebrations.  

Trump: Travel Ban Expansion Coming, Nations Aren't Yet Final

The tentative list featured Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania.

Aventri Partners With VenueBook to Offer Direct Booking of Alternative Venues

The meetings-technology platforms will integrate nontraditional event venues into Aventri's sourcing.

Decoding Body Language: 9 Clear Signs That Someone Is Lying

Persuasion and hidden emotion experts reveal the subconscious actions that are red flags for deceit.

Science Says: What to Know About the Viral Outbreak in China

Health authorities are closely watching an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new virus that originated in China.  

Paris Transit Strike Eases; Commuters, Tourists Relieved

Labor actions aren't over, however, as unions are calling for a massive day of demonstrations and strikes on Friday.  

Oklahoma City Already Seeing Substantial Interest in Planned Convention Center

The forthcoming Oklahoma City Convention Center has secured conferences worth $20 million in economic impact.

Countries Taking Precautions Against New Coronavirus From China

The World Health Organization has called an emergency meeting for Wednesday, as China confirms human-to-human transmission of the sickness.  

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