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Pegula stuns Svitolina to reach Australian Open quarter-finals

American Jessica Pegula produces a shock win to knock out fifth seed Elina Svitolina and reach the Australian Open quarter-final.
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More pileups on icy roads, power outages as snow, bitter temperatures fueled by polar vortex bring havoc to much of nation

A wave of harsh winter weather and bitter cold temperatures left a swath of the Pacific Northwest and parts of the East blanketed in ice and snow.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Australia's Covid vaccine rollout to begin next Monday as first Pfizer shipment arrives

‘The eagle has landed,’ health minister Greg Hunt says, adding that 60,000 people will get first batchAustralia politics live: first shipment of Pfizer vaccine landsAustralia will begin its Covid-19 vaccine rollout on Monday 22 February after 142,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine arrived on Monday the 15th.“The eagle has landed,” declared the health minister, Greg Hunt, ending weeks of doubt as to whether supply delays could blow out the government’s timeline to begin vaccinations in late February...
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Myanmar: internet restored as Aung San Suu Kyi's detention extended

Government workers on strike as protesters take to the streets despite presence of army tanks in major citiesInternet services have been restored in Myanmar after an eight-hour blackout as it emerged that civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who was detained in a coup two weeks ago, would be remanded for a further two days.Demonstrators again returned to the streets of major cities on Monday despite security forces deploying armoured vehicles. Extra troops were seen in key locations of Yangon, the ...
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Crown chief Ken Barton likely to receive $3m payout after stepping down from casino giant

Helen Coonan to take dual role of chief executive and chair, an arrangement previously criticised as compromising board’s independenceCrown Resorts chief executive Ken Barton has stepped down and will probably walk away with at least a $3m payout as the beleaguered casino giant takes urgent steps to restore its suitability in the wake of the Bergin report.But Barton’s departure has forced Crown to return to having an executive chairman for the time being, an arrangement that has been criticised ...
Tags: Business, Gambling, Australia news, Barton, Crown Resorts, Helen Coonan, Ken Barton


Japan's economy shrinks 4.8% in 2020 due to Covid

The disappointing figure comes despite surging growth in the second half of the year.
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Myanmar coup: Troops on the streets as fears of crackdown mount

Army vehicles appeared in several cities overnight, but protesters are still gathering in defiance.
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What Biden should do now about Trump

Dean Obeidallah writes that President Joe Biden should call for a full criminal investigation of former President Donald Trump following his acquittal in Congress.
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Opinion: What Biden should do now about Trump

President Joe Biden should follow his own sage advice from the statement he released hours after the "not guilty" vote by 43 Republican senators in Donald Trump's impeachment trial led to his acquittal. Biden implored us to be vigilant in protecting our "fragile" democracy and noted that "each of us has a duty and responsibility as Americans, and especially as leaders, to defend the truth and to defeat the lies."
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WHO Wuhan mission finds possible signs of wider original outbreak

• LIVE UPDATES: Nearly 53 million Covid vaccine doses administered in the US, CDC data says • Covid-19 cases have declined sharply. These factors will determine what happens next • 12-year-old vaccine trial participant shares his experience
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Flake says he's been in touch with Biden administration and has interest in making sure 'our foreign policy is bipartisan'

Former Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake said Sunday he has been in touch with the Biden administration when asked about recent reporting that the administration is considering him for an ambassadorship, but said there have been "no specific talks."
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England hotel quarantine begins for arrivals from high-risk countries

UK nationals and residents must pay for a 10-day stay in government-approved hotels from MondayAll UK nationals or residents arriving back in England from high-risk countries will begin checking into government-designated accommodation on Monday as the hotel quarantine regime to prevent the spread of new coronavirus cases begins.People returning to England from 33 “red list” countries – comprised of hotspots with Covid-19 variants in circulation – will be required to quarantine in hotels for 10 ...
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No Idea: Australian magazine claims split as Harry and Meghan announce pregnancy

Poorly timed New Idea magazine cover hits stands on the same day Duke and Duchess of Sussex announce they are ‘overjoyed’ to be expecting Australian women’s magazine New Idea published a front page on Monday implying Prince Harry and Meghan Markle had split just hours before the couple themselves announced they were expecting their second child.The magazine’s cover declared “It’s all over!” alongside a picture of Harry and Meghan on their wedding day in 2018, edited so as to appear torn down the...
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‘Your Honor’ Finale: Peter Moffat on That Shakespearean Ending

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched “Part Ten,” the series finale of “Your Honor.” Showtime’s limited series “Your Honor” started with a horrific yet accidental child-on-child crime when Adam Desiato (Hunter Doohan) hit Rocco Baxter (Benjamin Wadsworth) with his car and then left the scene after Rocco had died in […]
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Covid-19: Hotel quarantine comes into force in UK

Travellers will pay £1,750 to spend 10 days quarantining in government-sanctioned hotels.
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Korea Box Office Has Strongest Weekend of 2021

The South Korean box office reached its highest weekend total of 2021 with the help of strong hold over performances by “Soul” and “Demon Slayer The Movie: “Mugen Train” and two new release titles that entered the chart in third and fourth place. “Soul” kept its first place and increased its weekend score by 5% […]
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Covid: New phase begins after first vaccine target hit in England

The rollout extends to younger people, as England and Wales hit targets for most vulnerable.
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The Super Boost Wi-Fi Repeater can blast a signal to the farthest reaches of your home

Every house is different. So is every lifestyle. With that in mind, it's easy to see how the seemingly simple act of getting home WiFi networked all-around your house might end up being a tougher assignment than you originally thought. Your WiFi router might be top-of-the-line, but dead zones, physical obstructions, or just some serious distance might make it tough for a signal to reach all corners of your house or property like your upstairs bedroom, where the flighty signal means enough buf...
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NYPD charges 21-year-old man in connection with four subway stabbings that left 2 dead

The man has been charged with with one count of murder in the first degree, two counts of murder in the second degree, and two counts of attempted murder in the second degree.
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The hardship beat: Why it's essential for reporters to expose income inequality heightened by Covid-19

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
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Australia politics live: First shipment of Pfizer vaccine lands in Australia – question time

Parliament marks anniversary of national apology to stolen generations, and quarantine-free border to New Zealand closed over UK variant Covid cases. Follow all the latest news and updates, live Victoria Covid hotspotsVictoria stage 4 rules and restrictionsAustralia state by state rules explained 3.30am GMT Scott Morrison has spoken with Papua New Guinea’s prime minister about speculative announcements of possible Chinese-funded development on the PNG island of Daru, parliament has been told...
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Carlos Menem, flamboyant former Argentine president dies, aged 90

Menem delivered short-lived economic stability in the 1990s and was known for his tabloid personal life The flamboyant Argentine ex-President Carlos Menem died on Sunday at age 90 after long-term health problems, the country’s current president, Alberto Fernandez, announced in a tweet.Menem led a colourful personal life while he pushed Argentina to an economic boom, but his two-term 1989-1999 presidency crumbled under the weight of corruption scandals and he spent years plotting an unlikely come...
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‘That’s A Dictator’: Woman Behind Anti-Trump Sky Banners Bares Her Inspiration

"2020 really got me, and the pandemic took the cake," the woman who sent anti-Trump banners into the sky explained.
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Covid-19 cases have declined sharply. Experts say these factors will determine how the pandemic unfolds

A grim new forecast confirms what experts have been warning amid declining Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations: when it comes to the pandemic, the United States is not yet out of the woods.
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Ancient beer factory discovered in Egypt

Archaeologists have discovered a massive 5,000-year-old brewery in the ancient Egyptian city of Abydos, according to Egypt's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.
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Archaeologists discover ancient beer factory in Egypt

Archaeologists have discovered a massive 5,000-year-old brewery in the ancient Egyptian city of Abydos, according to Egypt's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.
Tags: Cnn, Egypt, Ministry of Tourism, Abydos


Claudia Conway digs into her past for 'American Idol' audition. Will she make it to Hollywood?

The "American Idol" premiere saw TikTok sensation (and political daughter) Claudia Conway sing for a golden ticket. Did the teen make it to Hollywood?         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Batch of homegrown coronavirus mutations seen in US

Researchers said Sunday they have identified a batch of similar troubling mutations in coronavirus samples circulating in the United States. They've not only drawn attention to them; they've come up with a better shorthand for referring to them. They've named them after birds.
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Australia politics live: First shipment of Pfizer vaccine lands in Australia

Parliament marks anniversary of national apology to stolen generations, and quarantine-free border to New Zealand closed over UK variant Covid cases. Follow all the latest news and updates, live Victoria Covid hotspotsVictoria stage 4 rules and restrictionsAustralia state by state rules explained 2.34am GMT Greg Hunt says the government won’t say until later in the week what the allocations of this first shipment of vaccines will be for each jurisdiction. 2.31am GMT Given the seriousnes...
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India: activist arrested over protest 'toolkit' shared by Greta Thunberg

Disha Ravi charged with sedition, accused editing document on how to support India’s farmers that was tweeted by Swedish climate activistIndian police have arrested a woman accused of editing and circulating a document tweeted by climate activist Greta Thunberg that authorities say is anti-government.Swedish climate activist Thunberg tweeted her backing this month for the farmers, who have been demonstrating since December against agricultural reforms they say will harm their livelihood but bene...
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