November 17 coronavirus news

The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. In many places, as countries reopen, Covid-19 cases are on the rise. Follow here for the latest.
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Covid-19: South Australia to enter 'circuit breaker' lockdown

State officials say a "six day pause" on all community activity is crucial to curbing the virus' spread.
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Who will Trump grant his first post-election interview to? Here are some possibilities

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
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Analysis: Who will Trump grant his first post-election interview to?

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After GOP block, Michigan county OKs presidential election results

In an unprecedented move, the Detroit-based Wayne County Board of Canvassers deadlocked along partisan lines on a critical vote Tuesday and was unable to certify the county's presidential results before the deadline.
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Michigan Republicans backtrack after blocking vote certification

• MI secretary of state reacts on CNN as news breaks of reversal • DHS tries to self-correct succession order amid challenges to acting secretary's authority
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The woman who is stalling Biden transition

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil," goes the quote typically attributed to Edmund Burke, "is for good men to do nothing."
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Opinion: The woman who is stalling the Biden transition

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil," goes the quote typically attributed to Edmund Burke, "is for good men to do nothing."
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New Zealand's birthrate drops to record low as economic insecurity increases

Without migration – now nearly non-existent due to closed borders – the country’s population will begin to shrinkNew Zealand’s birth rate has plummeted to a record low for the 10th year in a row, with demographers suggesting the rising cost of housing, increasing job insecurity and a strained economic environment were contributing to a reluctance to have children.Data collected by Statistics New Zealand found the birth rate for women of childbearing age has fallen to a record low of 1.63 per wom...
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Ryan Phillippe, Kylie Bunbury and Katheryn Winnick on ‘Big Sky’s’ Shocking Series Premiere

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched the series premiere of ABC’s “Big Sky.” In ABC’s “Big Sky,” the new drama series from creator and executive producer David E. Kelley, Ryan Phillippe is Detective Cody Hoyt, a former police officer turned private detective who gets wrapped up in the search for […]
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Missing 9-year-old boy is found after spending two nights lost in the woods

A 9-year-old boy missing for two days was found Tuesday in a creek bed beneath a shelter he created with a tarp.
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'The Voice': John Legend calls country singer 'boring,' Gwen Stefani steals him from fiancé Blake Shelton

John Legend had some interesting feedback for country singer Ben Allen: "You're so good... It's kind of boring." But Gwen Stefani had the final say.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Bruce Swedien, Grammy-Winning Audio Engineer of ‘Thriller,’ Dies at 86

Bruce Swedien, a five-time Grammy-winning audio engineer best known for his work on several Michael Jackson albums, died on Monday night. He was 86. Swedien’s daughter, musician Roberta Swedien, shared the news via Facebook, writing: “My dad, Bruce Swedien, passed away peacefully last night, November 16th. He was 86. A legend in the music industry […]
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McConnell says US will have 'orderly transfer' of power

CNN's Chris Cuomo breaks down President Donald Trump's firing of Chris Krebs, a Department of Homeland Security official who had rejected Trump's claims of widespread voter fraud, as well as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's comments on the transition of power from one presidential administration to the next.
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Australian women say Qatar has not contacted them since invasive Doha airport examinations

Women say they have had no apology from Qatar Airways or government and are considering legal actionWomen who were removed from a Qatar Airways flight and subject to an intimate medical examination, sparking international outrage last month, have not received any individual apologies or been directly contacted by the airline.Passengers on the flight, which departed Doha for Sydney on 2 October, have told Guardian Australia there has been no direct contact with them from either Qatar Airways of t...
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Check out Pre-Black Friday sale prices on air fryers, pressure cookers, and grills

Kitchen appliances and cooking tools are usually among the hottest doorbuster items every Black Friday. Unfortunately, there really aren't many doors to bust this year, due to COVID. However, cooking is eternal; so, despite the changes, deals are still flying fast and furious for a full assortment of air fryers, pressure cookers, and grills, all at very Black Friday-esque prices. — Read the rest
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Election 2020 live updates: In reversal, canvassers in Michigan county certify election

The Wayne County Board of Canvassers in Michigan unanimously voted to certify the county's November election results late Tuesday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Rudy Giuliani's day in a Pennsylvania courtroom representing Donald Trump

Rudy Giuliani, representing President Donald Trump's campaign, tried to deliver a sweeping broadside against mail-in voting Tuesday in a federal courtroom, only to face questions from a judge who suggested that the President's campaign shouldn't even be in court.
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Cryptocurrency: Bitcoin hits three-year high as investors jump in

The digital currency is close to an all-time record although experts warn about its volatility.
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Michigan's largest county certifies election results after Republicans earlier blocked certification

A bipartisan panel in Michigan's largest county unanimously certified its presidential results on Tuesday night, a stunning reversal hours after Republicans had temporarily blocked certification based on dubious claims of voting irregularities in Detroit.
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In a shocking reversal, the state's largest county certified election results after Republicans earlier blocked the move

In an unprecedented move, the Detroit-based Wayne County Board of Canvassers deadlocked along partisan lines on a critical vote Tuesday and was unable to certify the county's presidential results before the deadline.
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'I can't breathe': the Thai dissident, his disappearance and a sister's fight for justice

Sister of Wanchalearm Satsaksit, a critic of Thailand’s government whose disappearance has spurred national protests, says ‘the truth must come out’ “I heard the sound ‘bang, bang, bang’. Personally, I thought there had been an accident. Then, he said: ‘I can’t breathe. I can’t breathe’.”These are the words of Sitanan Satsaksit, who can recount in detail the alleged abduction of her brother Wanchalearm, a critic of Thailand’s military-backed government whose disappearance has helped spur pro-dem...
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How a Biden administration may impact tech policy in India

By Nikhil Sud Though a Biden administration may not have obvious or immediate implications for tech policy in India, several issues are worth watching closely for potential nuanced, non-obvious, sometimes indirect, and often significant implications that could take shape over time. Some of these are discussed below. Data localisation Given the recent breakdown of the EU-US Privacy Shield, a Biden administration may work with the EU to help reinstate free data-flows between the two regions. Thi...
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South Australia to shut down for six days with pubs, cafes, workplaces closed to contain Covid cluster – live news

SA introduces ‘wide-ranging restrictions’ from midnight on Wednesday; vouchers to go to Victorians who spend at least $400 in state’s regional areas; AFP raids CFMEU offices in Sydney. Follow the latestVictorians to get $200 travel vouchers for regional areas Full Australian Covid stats 3.21am GMT In important Collins Street falcon news, one of the Peregrine falcon fledglings, which left the nest for the first time on Friday, was spotted today sitting on the pavement at the front of a shoe s...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Adelaide, Australian military, Victoria, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Afp, NSW, Collins Street, Peregrine, CFMEU

EVA Air launches speed dating 'flight to nowhere'

Taiwan's EVA Air is expanding the concept of the flight to nowhere by combining it with speed dating over Christmas and New Year's.
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Michigan GOPers Try To Steal Election For Trump, Change Minds At The Last Minute

Republicans on the Wayne County Board of Canvassers only wanted to certify votes from the white suburbs of Detroit.
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'The Bachelorette' cast: A boy-band manager, an Army veteran and more woo Tayshia Adams

"The Bachelorette" has a new star and a few more handsome suitors who will be competing for Tayshia Adams' heart. Find out who's in the cast!         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Honda unveils its new Civic on Twitch to attract younger buyers

Honda revealed a new version of its popular Civic compact car Tuesday night. Even as automakers, including Honda, unveil more crossover SUVs and some even drop sedan models altogether, the Civic remains crucial to Honda's success.
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'The Bachelorette' recap: Ed, Chasen clash – but Noah (and his mustache) may be the season's true villain

"The Bachelorette" feels more like its usual over-the-top, dramatic self with Tayshia at the helm and the men beginning to butt heads.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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