Hospital staff in Wuhan are wearing adult diapers because they don't have time to pee while caring for an overwhelming number of coronavirus patients

Wuhan went under quarantine on Wednesday, leaving local hospitals alone to treat an immense number of patients who contracted the novel coronavirus.
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Patrick Kane wins Shooting Stars Challenge after receiving boos from St. Louis crowd

Patrick Kane has still got it. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Kane won the Shooting Stars Challenge Friday night in St. Louis. The game was basically Top Golf for hockey with the players shooting at targets on the ice from elevation in the stands.
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Released Audio Of Trump Ordering Marie Yovanovitch Out Appears To Back ABC Report

"Get her out tomorrow ... Take her out ... Do it," a voice reported as Trump's says about the Ukraine ambassador.
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New Zealand: When the rent stops: cancellation of a lease - Duncan Cotterill

The process of cancelling a lease is a step by step prescribed process with no quick fix, by either landlord or tenant.
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Barzal edges out McDavid as NHL's fastest skater

New York Islanders rising star Mathew Barzal dethroned Connor McDavid, ending the fellow Canadian's three-year run as the NHL's fastest skater during the 2020 NHL all-star skills competition on Friday in St. Louis. Barzal edged out McDavid skating a lap in 13.17 seconds, compared to McDavid's 13.21. "That's a good time by Barzy," McDavid said.
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Rammstein Promotes North American Stadium Tour with a Blimp

German metal group Rammstein will be embarking on their first-ever North American stadium tour in August. It’s the first time the band will tour the U.S. since 2011, and to promote what are sure to be a series of pyrotechnic-heavy events, they did it the most metal way possible: with a blimp flying over Los […]
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Twitter Has New Beef With Devin Nunes’s Lawsuit Over Parody Cow Account

Twitter claims "broad immunity" in its latest effort to dismiss a lawsuit over the mocking "Devin Nunes' Cow" account.
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Coronavirus outbreak: Wuhan hospital doctor dies from virus as toll hits 41 – updates

Thirteen Chinese cities are in lockdown as they scramble to stem the spread of the Sars-like infection, which has now reached Europe, the US and Australia. Follow all the latest updates Analysis: Spread of virus shakes people’s belief in government 4.22am GMT I’m getting a bit more information on the new case of the virus diagnosed in Malaysia, taking the total in that country to three. The health minister, Dzulkefly Ahmad, said the three individuals infected were Chinese nationals and relat...
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Westbrook scores season-high 45, Rockets beat Wolves 131-124

Russell Westbrook scored a season-high 45 points and had 10 assists, and the Houston Rockets overcame another tough night from James Harden to rally past the Minnesota Timberwolves 131-124 on Friday night. Westbrook helped key a second-half comeback after Minnesota led by six points in the third quarter. Eric Gordon scored a season-high 27 points off the bench for Houston, which won its second straight game following a season-long, four-game losing streak.
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Life after basketball

Kobe Bryant's transition         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Comparing impeachment trials

Trump and Clinton         [Author: USA TODAY]
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What is old is new again

Items back in vogue         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Jokic, Nuggets, control boards in 113-106 win over Pelicans

Nikola Jokic had 27 points and 12 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 113-106 on Friday night. Zion Williamson scored 15 points in about 21 minutes for New Orleans. The Pelicans dropped to 0-2 since the NBA's top overall draft choice was activated for the first time this season Wednesday night.
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Democrats say impeachment case 'has been proved' as they make final pitch – as it happened

Impeachment managers finished presenting opening arguments FridayNext Trump’s lawyers will be given up to 24 hours to begin their defenseHelp us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 4.13am GMT Thanks for tuning in, everyone. As we head into Day 5 of the impeachment trial, starting at 10am EST, please follow us for updates - and live long and prosper. 4.03am GMT Because everybody needs a hug after this week. [email protected] chasing after @marwilliamson to give h...
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Lev Parnas claims he has audio of Trump ordering Ukraine ambassador's firing

"Get rid of her. Get her out tomorrow. I don't care. Get her out tomorrow," President Trump said, in a recording released Friday.
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Scientists say this planet could unlock insights about Earth

Venus' heat-trapping atmosphere – 97% carbon dioxide – and 900-degree average surface temperature present both a challenge and an opportunity for learning about Earth's formation.
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Shots from stands, women's 3-on-3 highlight NHL skills event

Shooting pucks from the stands and some of the best women's hockey players in the world going back and forth in a 3-on-3 game stole the show at the NHL All-Star Skills Competition. The two new events spiced up the skills competition by showcasing the kind of offensive skill that has become the norm in the sport. Eight NHL All-Stars and women's players Hilary Knight and Marie-Philip Poulin from a platform behind one of the nets took aim at targets on the ice in a mix of hockey and Top G...
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Martin Scorsese's editor on his hatred of eyebrows

Thelma Schoonmaker reveals Scorsese's problem with eyebrows and how Netflix saved The Irishman.
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Martin Scorsese's editor Thelma Schoonmaker on his hatred of eyebrows

Thelma Schoonmaker reveals Scorsese's problem with eyebrows and how Netflix saved The Irishman.
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Delta ordered to pay $50,000 fine over allegations it discriminated against Muslim passengers

The US Department of Transportation ordered Delta Air Lines on Friday to pay a $50,000 fine to settle allegations it violated federal law by discriminating against Muslim passengers.
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Delta fined $50,000 over allegations it discriminated against Muslim passengers

The US Department of Transportation ordered Delta Air Lines on Friday to pay a $50,000 fine to settle allegations it violated federal law by discriminating against Muslim passengers.
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85,000 Pieces From Beloved Chinatown Museum Likely Destroyed in Fire

The president of the Museum of Chinese in America said that she was “just distraught” and that the collection was one of a kind.
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Purdue continues home dominance of Wisconsin in 70-51 rout

Three days later, Purdue and Wisconsin switched roles in their inconsistent fight for respectability as mid-tier Big Ten teams. The Boilermakers, motivated by coach Matt Painter's challenge for more toughness after a 17-point home loss to Illinois on Tuesday, had extra jump from the outset in a 70-51 home rout of the Badgers on Friday night. A Wisconsin squad that had won three of four looked like the team whose intensity was in question after mustering its second-lowest point total of the ...
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Democrats: House impeachment managers wrap up

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff and the impeachment managers finish their opening arguments on Friday in what's their final chance to make an uninterrupted pitch to senators on the fence that they should hear from more witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
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Labour Party sees surge in membership amid leadership race

Some local party groups see hundreds of new members in the last month, BBC Newsnight learns.
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19 dead, 600 hurt in Turkey earthquake

At least 15 people have died and more than 500 were injured in eastern Turkey after an earthquake rattled the region on Friday evening, according to authorities.
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