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Governments ramp up preparations for coronavirus pandemic

SYDNEY/SEOUL (Reuters) – Governments ramped up measures on Thursday to battle a looming global pandemic of the coronavirus as the number of infections outside China, the source of the outbreak, for the first time surpassed those appearing inside the country. Australia initiated emergency measures and Taiwan raised its epidemic response level to its highest, a day after U.S. President Donald […]

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Thai minister faces censure for lying over Sydney jail time

A Thai minister once jailed for conspiring to smuggle heroin into Australia is facing censure for lying to the country’s Parliament about revelations of his criminal past. Government enforcer Thammanat Prompao, who pleaded guilty to a heroin trafficking charge in Sydney in 1993, is among six Thai MPs facing a week-long censure motion. The Age’s front page from September 9 […]

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Donald Trump's campaign SUES the New York Times for 'libel'

Donald Trump’s campaign SUES the New York Times for ‘libel’ over columnist’s claim of a ‘real Trump-Russia quid pro quo’ to get Putin’s election help Donald Trump’s reelection campaign filed a lawsuit against The New York Times alleging it engaged in ‘libel’ against the president  The lawsuit stems from a March 2019 op-ed  It claimed Trump had a deal with […]

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2nd-degree murder charges laid in west Edmonton homicide

Two people have been charged with second-degree murder in connection with a man’s death in west Edmonton last week. At around 11 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18, police were called to the area of Stony Plain Road and 152 Street where an injured man was found lying on the ground. Police said the man, 35-year-old Emery John Cardinal, was taken […]

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Nigeria elections: Main opposition rejects initial vote results

Some civil society activists backed the opposition party’s rejection of the initial results and ‘collusion’ accusations. Abuja, Nigeria – The main opposition in Nigeria on Monday rejected provisional presidential election results declared by the electoral commission showing the ruling party in the lead, accusing the two of being in “collusion”. The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) said the initial results announced […]

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