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US records 2600 new coronavirus cases each hour as pandemic accelerates

Of the 20 countries with the biggest outbreak, the US ranks second for cases per capita, at 120 infections per 10,000 people, only exceeded by Chile. Globally, the rate of new infections shows no sign of slowing, with the disease accelerating the fastest in the United States and South America, …

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‘Unacceptable’: WHO boss rejects Mike Pompeo’s claim he was ‘bought’ by China

The former director of the CIA did not provide any evidence to support his accusation against the Ethiopian-born doctor but said he was citing “informed intelligence”. Asked about the US Secretary of State’s allegations, Dr Tedros said he would not be distracted by the falsehoods. Loading “The comments are untrue …

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Judge orders Michael Cohen to be released, citing ‘retaliation’ over tell-all book

Cohen, 53, sued federal prison officials and Attorney General William Barr on Monday, saying he was ordered back to prison because he was writing a book to be released before the November presidential election. He has been in isolation at an Otisville, New York, prison camp. The lawsuit said the …

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‘He’s nuts’: Heard shared fears about Depp in 2013, court told

According to Heard, Depp had been up all night snorting cocaine and drinking whisky when he turned violent after becoming enraged by the sight of a painting by her former partner, Tasya van Ree, hanging on the wall of her apartment. “I feel like I’m on a very fast train …

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Suns relish prime-time footy, but the Dogs come out on top

Alex Sexton keeps the Suns in the hunt.Credit:Matt Roberts/AFL Photos Izak Rankine, in his third game of footy, kicked four behinds during that period while mainly playing on the Dogs’ premiership captain Easton Wood. He leapt and marked, ran and shot, pinged at the goals on his left from the …

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‘No time for a beachside holiday’: Fears about COVID outbreak as more cases confirmed

The new Port Stephens cases are two children, including a one-year-old, and a man in his 30s, who are all close contacts of a previously confirmed case, a man in his 60s. That man was a close contact of a case linked to the Thai Rock outbreak. Ms Washington, a …

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Expression of no interest: Australia to rebuff New Zealand competition invitation

English pundits weighed in after the release of the Aratipu review, accusing New Zealand of “arrogance” over their fait accompli approach to their Australian neighbours. But the killer blow was landed by South African Rugby boss Jurie Roux, who reminded New Zealand of the binding nature of the SANZAAR agreement …

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‘She understands’: Shayna Jack reaches out to Bronson Xerri over drug ban

NRL officials have themselves also become increasingly frustrated at the delay. As Xerri’s future remains undetermined – he is still on the Cronulla payroll but is not permitted to train with teammates – it has emerged he has received support from another high-profile athlete who has expressed misgivings about the …

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