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South Korea reported its first death Thursday from coronavirus as the number of infections nearly doubled to over 100 -- almost half of them from a cluster centred on a religious sect. The sharp rise came as the mayor of Daegu -- South Korea's fourth biggest city, with a population of over 2.5 million -- advised residents to stay indoors, and commanders at a major US base in the area restricted access. The Korea Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) announced a total of 51 new confirmed cases, taking the nationwide total to 104.
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SINGAPORE - While going through an acrimonious divorce with her husband, a woman convinced her lover to sabotage her husband’s car.
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A day after Jeanhee Kim learned of a coronavirus case in her Singapore apartment block, she was visited by a distinguished-looking man she later learned was a senior government minister. Kim, a 51-year old American who had just relocated to the island as the outbreak began, said the man had asked her how her family were feeling, gave her some surgical masks and reassured her that Singapore was on top of the situation. "Singapore is leaving no stone unturned," World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said this week.
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The music video for the hit 1985 song “Take On Me” by A-ha now has more than 1bn views on YouTube.It is only the second music video from the 1980s to reach the milestone, following in the footsteps of “Sweet Child O’ Mine” by Guns N’ Roses.
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Brisbane car fire: Hannah Baxter’s family say they tried to rescue her and children from violent husband
Brisbane car fire: Hannah Baxter’s family say they tried to rescue her and children from violent husbandBrother says Rowan Baxter was ‘a monster’ who killed his sister and her three children at Camp Hill ‘in the worst way possible’
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'Humiliating to the core': how India turned a Kashmir hotel into a jail. The Centaur hotel was transformed into a gilded prison for once-powerful politicians loyal to India