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China banned live animal sales in Wuhan, after a food market selling wolves and civet cats was linked to a deadly virus

Wednesday  22:35,   22 january 2020

A market in Wuhan, central China, believe to the the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak, was shut down in light of its likely role spreading disease.Police in the central Chinese city were conducting checks to ensure that the rule was enforced by... >>>

Prince Charles and Greta Thunberg Had a Surprising Exchange at the World Economic Forum

Wednesday  22:25,   22 january 2020

Prince Charles and Greta Thunberg Had a Surprising Exchange at the World Economic Forum In addition to their climate activism, Prince Charles and Greta Thunberg found another trait they share in common when they met for the first time at the World... >>>

Wuhan virus likely to spread to Singapore, says Health GPC Chairman

Wednesday  22:16,   22 january 2020

It may just be a matter of time for the Wuhan virus to spread from China to Singapore but this should not be a cause of alarm for Singaporeans, according to Dr Chia Shi-Lu.The New Paper (TNP) reports that Dr Chia said on Tuesday (Jan 21) that the... >>>

North Korea to ban tourists over China virus: tour operator

Wednesday  22:10,   22 january 2020

North Korea to ban tourists over China virus: tour operatorSeveral nations including the US have stepped up checks on airport passengers to detect the coronavirus, which first emerged in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, but a ban on tourists would >>>

Meghan Markle loses a NINTH member of staff in just 18 months as top aide who ran Sussex Royal foundation quits to become boss of a water company

Wednesday  22:05,   22 january 2020

Meghan Markle loses a NINTH member of staff in just 18 months as top aide who ran Sussex Royal foundation quits to become boss of a water companyDiversity campaigner and social entrepreneur Natalie Campbell has left for a new job after just five... >>>

'Pablo Escobar of eggs' faces justice after 35 years of poaching

Wednesday  22:05,   22 january 2020

'Pablo Escobar of eggs' faces justice after 35 years of poachingJeffrey Lendrum spent three decades living as the so-called "Pablo Escobar of eggs", smuggling the fragile shells from the nests of falcons and other birds of prey to wealthy... >>>

American woman vanishes while on vacation in Belize

Wednesday  21:45,   22 january 2020

U.S. citizen Alison MacKenzie disappeared over the weekend while vacationing in Belize.Alison MacKenzie, 43, of Arizona, was among a group of tourists who on Friday embarked on an overnight excursion to Rendezvous Caye, a tiny island off the coast... >>>

Man who murdered Grace Millane ordered to pay CityLife landlord $5500

Wednesday  21:45,   22 january 2020

The man who murdered Grace Millane has been ordered to pay his landlord more than $5000 for damages to his apartment and unpaid rent. The 27-year-old, who can't be named, strangled the British backpacker to death in his CityLife apartment in... >>>

Former soldier, alleged neo-Nazi Patrik Mathews denied bail in U.S.

Wednesday  21:35,   22 january 2020

Former Canadian army reservist and accused white supremacist Patrik Mathews was denied bail following an appearance this morning in a U.S. court. Mathews and two other men were arrested last week after the former combat engineer disappeared... >>>

China virus death toll jumps to 17, officials say avoid epicentre city

Wednesday  18:41,   22 january 2020

The death toll from a new SARS-like virus that has infected hundreds in China rose to 17 on Wednesday, as authorities urged people to steer clear of the city at the centre of the outbreak. The coronavirus has caused alarm because of its similarity... >>>

Harvey Weinstein trial continues with scathing opening statements, photo of him with Bill Clinton

Wednesday  18:30,   22 january 2020

Harvey Weinstein's trial continued with opening statements that included a scathing description labeling him a rapist and a photo of him with Bill Clinton >>>

'She beat me to to the cover of Time magazine!' Donald Trump slaps at Greta Thunberg AGAIN saying she should focus on 'other countries' and claiming 'we've got the cleanest water and air in the world'

Wednesday  16:51,   22 january 2020

Donald Trump took another hit at Greta Thunberg, lamenting that the 17-year-old Swiss climate activist made the cover of Time Magazine at a younger age than he did.  During a press conference Wednesday afternoon from Switzerland, a reporter brought... >>>

Top judge elected as Greece's first female president

Wednesday  15:20,   22 january 2020

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s lawmakers elected their country’s first female president Wednesday, with an overwhelming majority voting to give high court judge Katerina Sakellaropoulou the largely ceremonial post. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis >>>

What Jeff Bezos’s Reported Phone Hack Says About Billionaires

Wednesday  14:15,   22 january 2020

Stunning new allegations about the relationship between the Amazon CEO and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia hint at just how connected the world's most powerful people are.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as... >>>

Comment: The Road to Auschwitz Wasn’t Paved With Indifference

Wednesday  14:05,   22 january 2020

Today, even as the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, on Jan. 27, approaches, our news feeds are teeming with more and more reports of hate crimes and extreme ideologies. I am alive because my paternal grandfather’s Spidey sense had... >>>