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    South Korea reported its first death from the novel coronavirus Thursday as a new cluster of infections emerged at a hospital and the country's total number of cases nearly doubled to more than 100. The man who died was in his 60s and a long-term patient among 15 people found to be infected at a hospital in Cheongdo county, 320 kilometres (200 miles) south of Seoul, the Korean Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said in a statement. KCDC on Thursday announced a total of 51 new confirmed cases, taking the nationwide total to 104.

  • ‘I’ll slap you around’: Angry passengers square up to each other and shout abuse on Ryanair flight

    A passenger onboard a Ryanair flight shouted “I’ll slap you around” as several travellers squared up to each other midway through the three-hour journey.A fellow passenger called the London-Malaga service the “longest flight of my life” after several passengers allegedly got drunk and started shouting abuse at cabin crew.

  • COVID-19: Singapore confirms 1 new case bringing total to 85; 3 more discharged

    SINGAPORE - The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Thursday (20 February) confirmed one new case of the novel coronavirus in Singapore, bringing the total to 85.

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  • Malaysia 1MDB fugitive spotted in virus-hit Chinese city

    A fugitive Malaysian financier wanted over a massive graft scandal has been spotted in the city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak, police said, although it was unclear if he had left before Chinese authorities imposed a lockdown. Low Taek Jho -- commonly known as Jho Low -- is accused of playing a major role in plundering billions of dollars from sovereign wealth fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad. Looted money was used to buy everything from a super-yacht to art, in a fraud that allegedly involved former leader Najib Razak and contributed to his government's downfall in 2018.

  • Young Boy Terrified by Mum Dressed in Teddy Bear Costume

    A three-year-old boy was left sobbing after his mother hid inside a large teddy bear to scare him at Little Elm, Texas, on February 15.Hilda Parrales filmed the video of herself dressed as a fluffy teddy bear before suddenly moving, sparking her son, Aaron Dibi, to run into his room. Parrales posted the video to Twitter on February 15.The video shows the three-year-old boy stopping and staring at the toy as he notices its sudden movement. The boy then runs off crying.Parrales told Storyful that Aaron “ran out of his room and ran downstairs crying and saying his teddy bear moved.”The idea for the prank came to Hilda when she renovated Aaron’s room, she said. Credit: Hilda Parrales via Storyful

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