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February 8 coronavirus news

The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. Meanwhile, vaccinations have already started in some countries as cases continue to rise. Follow here for the latest.
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Republican lawmaker says Trump needs to be convicted in order to 'save America'

Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger. Kevin Dietsch/Pool via REUTERS Rep. Adam Kinzinger is one of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Donald Trump. In an opinion column, he writes that Republicans need to "learn the lessons of the recent past." "Convicting Donald Trump is necessary to save America from going further down a sad, dangerous road." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois, one of the 10 Republican lawmakers who crossed party ...
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You aren't Joe Rogan. You didn't do standup, host Fear Factor, or fend off attacks from Conor McGregor. You aren't the driving force behind the web's most popular podcast The Joe Rogan Experience, with downloads of about 190 million a month and a paycheck to tune of as much of $75,000 per episode. — Read the rest
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Larry Kudlow debut set, giving Fox Business another well-known host with Trump ties in post-'Dobbs' era

Larry Kudlow, hired by Fox News last month after serving as President Trump's economic adviser, starts his Fox Business Network show Feb. 16.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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‘American Idol’ Confirms Claudia Conway Will Appear on New Season

Claudia Conway is auditioning for a ticket to Hollywood on the upcoming season of “American Idol.” 16-year-old Conway, whose parents are former Trump counselor Kellyanne Conway and Lincoln Project co-founder George Conway, quickly became a trending topic on Twitter Monday night after she was featured in a commercial for the singing competition show. “American Idol” […]
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Myanmar coup: Police clamp down as protesters defy ban on gatherings

Water cannon is deployed again as thousands take to the streets despite a ban on mass gatherings.
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The big problem with Donald Trump's 3 defenses

Former President Donald Trump's lawyers have explained how will they defend him in his second impeachment trial against the charge that he incited the violent insurrection at the Capitol on January 6.
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The big probelm with Donald Trump's 3 defenses

Former President Donald Trump's lawyers have explained how will they defend him in his second impeachment trial against the charge that he incited the violent insurrection at the Capitol on January 6.
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Australia news live: Jacinda Ardern casts doubt on trans-Tasman travel bubble after snap closure

New Zealand PM says Australia’s closure of border over case in Auckland is forcing rethink. Hotel quarantine worker in Melbourne diagnosed with UK variant. Follow liveWHO says it is ‘too early’ to dismiss AstraZeneca vaccineVictoria Covid hotspots; NSW Covid hotspotsVictoria reported no new cases in past 24 hoursSouth Africa suspends AstraZeneca vaccinations 4.25am GMT More from the press conference in which New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern refused to show confidence in the trans-T...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Africa, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Queensland politics, New Zealand, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party


Japanese submarine collides with commercial ship while surfacing in Pacific

A Japanese submarine collided with a commercial ship as it attempted to surface off the country's Pacific coast on Monday, government officials said.
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Myanmar coup: Protesters march in defiance of gatherings ban

It comes a day after state TV warned that action should be taken against those breaking the law.
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Lawyer For Arrested Proud Boys Honcho Says Trump ‘Egged On’ Capitol Rioters

Trump's link to the alleged crimes of Ethan Nordean pops up in a court filing just before the Senate impeachment trial.
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Egypt builds wall to protect popular beach resort

Egypt says a recently constructed 36-kilometer concrete and wire barrier encircling Sharm el-Sheikh will help protect tourism at the Red Sea resort on the southern tip of the Sinai peninsula.
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Egypt builds concrete security wall to protect popular Red Sea beach resort

Egypt says a recently constructed 36-kilometer concrete and wire barrier encircling Sharm el-Sheikh will help protect tourism at the Red Sea resort on the southern tip of the Sinai peninsula.
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Māori MP Rawiri Waititi ejected from New Zealand parliament in necktie row

Māori party co-leader said he had chosen to wear cultural dress in defiance of dress code which requires men to wear tiesThe Māori party co-leader Rawiri Waititi has defied the order to wear a tie in the New Zealand parliament’s debating chamber – and was promptly ejected by the Speaker. “It’s not about ties it’s about cultural identity mate,” Waititi said as he left the chamber, local media reported. Continue reading...
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Australia news live: chief medical officer backs AstraZeneca vaccine after South Africa blow

NSW and Victoria report no new local Covid cases as hotel quarantine worker in Melbourne diagnosed with UK variant. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveWHO says it is ‘too early’ to dismiss AstraZeneca vaccineVictoria Covid hotspots; NSW Covid hotspotsVictoria reported no new cases in past 24 hoursSouth Africa suspends AstraZeneca vaccinations 3.34am GMT There’s just under two months under Jobseeker is due to go back to pre-Covid levels, despite just about everyone apart from those ...
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Covid: South Korea launches test for pet cats and dogs

It comes a few weeks after a kitten tested positive, the first animal Covid-19 case in the country.
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Trump was 'loving watching the Capitol mob,' former White House official tells CNN

Pro-Trump supporters storm the U.S. Capitol following a rally with President Donald Trump on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Donald Trump enjoyed watching his supporters ransack the US Capitol, former aides told CNN. He was "loving watching the Capitol mob," a former senior White House official said. Last month the House impeached Trump for inciting an insurrection. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Then-President Donald Trump enjoyed watc...
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New medical report may shed light on Adama Traoré's death in police custody

The family lawyer for Adama Traoré, a Black Frenchman who died while being apprehended by Paris police in 2016, says a new medical report supports the possibility that Traoré's death was linked to police treatment during the arrest.
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Whale threats from fishing gear 'underestimated'

Blue whales may be at a bigger risk than previously thought of getting entangled in fishing nets.
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Myanmar's military overturned a democratic election. Now they're warning protesters not to 'destroy democracy'

Myanmar's new military junta, which overturned the results of democratic elections when it seized power on Monday, has warned the public not to "destroy" democracy following three days of protests.
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Fox News Files Motion to Dismiss Smartmatic’s $2.7 Billion Defamation Lawsuit

Fox News Media made a bid Monday to quash a massive $2.7 billion defamation lawsuit that has called into question segments delivered on at least three of its programs, saying the legal case presented by voting-technology firm Smartmatic is “meritless” and would “chill First Amendment activities.” Smartmatic, a maker of software that helps in elections,  […]
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'Bachelor' recap: Matt, Katie prank Tyler Cameron; 'Never Been Kissed' Heather returns

It was a night of familiar faces for "Bachelor" fans. Matt and Katie pranked Tyler Cameron; Heather Martin from Colton Underwood's season returned.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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‘The Bachelor’ Recap: Tyler Cameron, Heather Martin Arrive for Matt James

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched the Feb. 8 episode of “The Bachelor.” Last week’s episode of “The Bachelor” ended after Matt James invited Jessenia Cruz and MJ Snyder for a two-on-one date before the rose ceremony. They bickered before he arrived, including MJ blaming Jessenia for questioning her character […]
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Pittsburgh loses 'a piece of history': Fire ravages 1800s building, likely dooming it to destruction

A four-alarm fire on Monday ravaged a Pittsburgh historic building that has stood since the 1800s. No injuries were reported.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Ted Cruz Swipes At ‘Team Biden,’ But ‘Team Cruz’ Gets Totally Dunked Instead

Cruz complained that "Team Biden is soft on China." Critics noted that Team Cruz is soft on domestic insurrectionists.
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For a brief period, there was a platform for sensitive political debate in China. Then censors shut it down

It gave a brief and tantalizing glimpse into what a free Chinese internet might have looked like.
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Australian government denies meddling in Cheng Lei case after Chinese criticism

Foreign minister Marise Payne says Australia stands up for its citizens but that does not mean it’s interfering with China’s legal systemThe Australian government has rejected China’s claims of meddling after Canberra called for the detained Australian journalist Cheng Lei to be treated humanely, while the head of the security committee has labelled the accusation as “absurd”.Chinese authorities have confirmed that Cheng – an anchor for the Chinese state-owned English-language news channel China...
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DOJ To Ask Trump’s U.S. Attorneys To Resign But Spare Prosecutor In Hunter Biden Probe

The expected resignations could begin as soon as Tuesday.
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Justice Department to ask Trump-appointed US attorneys to resign

• Analysis: The Senate's coming crisis over majority rule • Biden administration works to clean house of Trump appointees • Analysis: The real reason this latest Senate retirement announcement matters
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