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Japan PM Abe seeks citizens' help in coronavirus fight as Olympics to go ahead

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday called on the public to cooperate in a "tough battle" to contain the coronavirus outbreak in coming weeks as the country prepares to hold the Olympic Games in Tokyo as planned. "To be frank, we cannot win this battle through the efforts of the government alone," Abe told a news conference two days after calling for all schools nationwide to be closed for more than a month. Abe had already come under fire for his handling of the coronavirus, and Sa...
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Anthony Fauci, who the Trump administration barred from speaking freely, is a public-health hero. The disease expert guided the US through AIDS, Zika, and Ebola.

Fauci has been a US health official since 1984, advising six presidents. Trump's administration barred him from speaking publicly without approval.
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No going back: Bali's Chinese tourists fear virus-hit homeland

Hundreds of Chinese tourists on vacation in Bali are scrambling to avoid going home, fearing both infection from the deadly new coronavirus and Beijing's handling of the epidemic. Concerns over the rapidly-spreading outbreak prompted Indonesia to shut down all flights to and from China this month, hammering the bottom lines of restaurants, hotels, travel agents and interpreters on the popular resort island. "I'm an international refugee," Steve Li, the manager of a European firm in a major mai...
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Hilary Duff asks Disney to move 'Lizzie McGuire' revival to Hulu: 'It would be a dream'

"Lizzie McGuire" star Hilary Duff is asking Disney, the company that launched her to stardom, to move the upcoming revival from Disney+ to Hulu.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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10 things: Raptors lose horrendous game in horrendous fashion

Raptors lose at home to the lowly Hornets in painful fashion.
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Raptors drop ugly game to Hornets

The Toronto Raptors have now dropped two straight after a disappointing 99-96 loss to the Charlotte Hornets.
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'Very high risk': Australia adds Iran to coronavirus travel ban

Health minister Greg Hunt will implement ban on foreign travellers due to ‘significant rise’ in deaths due to Covid-19Up to 40 customers of a hair and beauty salon in Queensland may have been exposed to coronavirus after an employee of the salon became ill with the virus after returning from Iran.On Saturday the state’s chief health officer Dr Jeannette Young said there was an “incredibly low” risk the 63-year-old had passed on the virus. Continue reading...
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Coronavirus: Queensland beautician’s clients may have been exposed to Covid-19

Up to 40 people may be affected but state’s chief health officer says risk is ‘incredibly low’Up to 40 customers of a hair and beauty salon in Queensland may have been exposed to coronavirus after an employee of the salon became ill with the virus after returning from Iran.On Saturday the state’s chief health officer Dr Jeannette Young said there was an “incredibly low” risk the 63-year-old had passed on the virus. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Iran, Infectious Diseases, Queensland, Jeannette Young, Coronavirus outbreak


Elementary School Employee Is Diagnosed With First Case Of Coronavirus In Oregon

Officials fear staff and students may have been exposed to COVID-19. The school is closed for deep cleaning.
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Crews Free Person Pinned Under Car That Slammed Into Apartment

HUGHSON (CBS13) — One person was trapped under a car that slammed into an apartment complex on Friday. Firefighters were able to safely rescue that person, who was transported to an area hospital. The condition of the victim was not released. The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crash.  
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Australia: NT toughens its electoral funding laws - Corrs Chambers Westgarth

The reforms arise out of John Mansfield's Political Donations Inquiry, although not all recommendations were adopted.
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Celtics center Tacko Fall meets John Cena at Friday Night SmackDown

Tacko Fall has quickly become a household name despite playing very little in the NBA. The 7-foot-5 center for the Boston Celtics became a star in the Las Vegas Summer League and since that time, the star hasn't faded. It was Tacko Time, all the time at NBA All-Star Weekend.
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Shifting Fervor, and Favorites, in the Presidential Race

Readers share their choice for president and how it has changed in recent weeks.
Tags: News, United States Politics and Government, Primaries and Caucuses, Presidential Election of 2020


Australia: Liability for AI (artificial intelligence): considering the risks - Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Businesses investing in projects that use AI software and platforms should also consider liability and litigation issues.
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Heat spoil Doncic's 21st birthday, top Mavericks 126-118

Luka Doncic turned 21 on Friday, and the Miami Heat were determined not to give him and the Dallas Mavericks a gift-wrapped victory. Jimmy Butler scored 26 points, Duncan Robinson added 24 and the Heat scored the first 13 points of the fourth quarter to spark a 126-118 win over the Mavericks. ''Overall, we just needed to gut something out together, collectively against a really good team,'' Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said.
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Psychology Of Fear Surrounding Coronavirus Outbreak

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — In less than two months the coronavirus has killed more than 2,000 people, spreading to almost 50 countries. As the number of cases goes up, so does the fear in the community. Health experts say it’s unlikely this will rise to an apocalyptic scene, even with 82,000 infected worldwide. Coronavirus and its global sweep are stroking fear over facts. Anxious and afraid — Dr. Emmanuel Maidenberg, professor of psychiatry at UCLA medical school, says the fear and urgency is real an...
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Coronavirus fears empty store shelves of toilet paper, bottled water, masks as shoppers stock up

With concerns of the coronavirus growing into a pandemic and shoppers stocking up, experts say consumers will find more empty shelves by mid-April.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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South Korea virus cases surge as WHO sounds maximum alert

South Korea reported on Saturday its biggest surge in new coronavirus cases and concerns grew of a possible epidemic in the United States as the World Health Organization raised its risk alert to its highest level. The virus has rapidly spread across the world over the past week, causing stock markets to sink to their lowest levels since the 2008 global financial crisis over fears that the disease could wreak havoc on the world economy. The vast majority of infections have been in China but mo...
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Congratulations...from space!

All The Good Stuff that happened this week
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Appeals court pauses its ruling that dealt major blow to administration's immigration agenda

A federal appeals court temporarily allowed the Trump administration to continue sending migrants to Mexico to wait for their immigration hearings in the US, hours after issuing a ruling that ended the policy.
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Confusion on the Border as Appeals Court Rules Against Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy

The court upheld an injunction blocking a policy that requires asylum applicants to wait in Mexico until their cases are decided. But a stay on the order means the policy could remain in effect.
Tags: News, Mexico, Asylum, United States Politics and Government, Immigration and Emigration, Right of, Border as Appeals Court Rules Against Trump


Australia: Private criminal prosecutions in New South Wales - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Section 49(1) of the Criminal Procedure Act 1986 (NSW) gives individuals the power to commence private prosecutions.
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52 Books for 52 Places

Can’t make it to all the destinations we recommend? Read about them.
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Lemon slams 'classic gaslighting by Trump' over virus impacts

CNN's Don Lemon breaks down the "lackluster response" from President Trump and White House officials to coronavirus and massive losses in the stock market.
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Lemon slams Trump administration for reaction to coronavirus

CNN's Don Lemon breaks down the "lackluster response" from President Trump and White House officials to coronavirus and massive losses in the stock market.
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Australia: The offence of filming a private act without consent in NSW - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

A truck driver was accused of filming a naked woman while she showered at the Sydney Morning Herald's Sydney offices.
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Two women in Boston were charged after police say they attacked a mother and daughter for speaking Spanish

A Boston mother and her daughter were speaking Spanish on their way home when authorities say two white women assaulted them because they thought they were making fun of them.
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One in five of UK's top FTSE 350 firms warned over gender diversity

A review into gender balance at senior levels of FTSE firms singles out 63 companies for criticism.
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Breaking Bad in Hawaii? Prosecutors say Kauai councilman ran crystal meth ring

A county councilman who federal prosecutors say secretly ran a methamphetamine ring in between his civic duties pleaded not guilty Friday to running a covert gun and drug smuggling ring.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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