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Worldwide Anti-drone system clears trials ahead of Trump visit
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Hopes that the world's two largest democracies could negotiate a "confidence building" deal in time for Trump's arrival Monday on a two-day visit have faded in recent days as differences over agriculture, medical devices, digital trade and proposed new tariffs fester, according to business groups.

Worldwide Iran confirms 13 more coronavirus cases, 2 more deaths
Author: 0 Iran confirms 13 more coronavirus cases, 2 more deaths

Globally, the current confirmed total of virus cases exported from mainland China is 156. Researchers found that countries such as Singapore, Finland, Nepal, Belgium, Sweden, India, Sri Lanka, and Canada, have been more effective in their virus detection efforts.

Worldwide 'Cult' leader at centre of South Korea's coronavirus outbreak
Author: 0 'Cult' leader at centre of South Korea's coronavirus outbreak

Workers on motorcycles sprayed disinfectant outside the Shincheonji church in the city, where passer-by Seo Dong-min, 24, told AFP: "With so many confirmed cases here I'm anxious that Daegu will become the second Wuhan", referring to the Chinese city where the virus first emerged.

Worldwide Two dead after Sydney to Melbourne passenger train derails near Wallan
Author: 0 Two dead after Sydney to Melbourne passenger train derails near Wallan

V/Line - the regional public transport operator in Victoria - had reported some track faults in that section of line in the days leading up to the incident. Investigators will look at several factors, including speed. The train, carrying about 160 passengers, was reportedly meant to slow to 15km/h to divert through a "passing loop" at Wallan when it derailed.

Worldwide South Korea steps up measures as Coronavirus spikes
Author: 0 South Korea steps up measures as Coronavirus spikes

As worldwide authorities seek to stop the virus from becoming a global pandemic, public health officials are hoping for signs that the arrival of warmer weather in the northern hemisphere might slow its spread. "The global experts now in China to investigate the novel coronavirus outbreak will travel to Wuhan on Saturday", state-run Xinhua quoted a World Health Organisation announcement made in Geneva.

Worldwide China announces biggest drop in new virus cases in nearly a month
Author: 0 China announces biggest drop in new virus cases in nearly a month

Hubei continued to be hardest hit by the coronavirus , with 1,693 new cases and 132 new deaths on Wednesday morning. The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention did not immediately provide details. A WHO-led global mission now in China - which Chen described as a "joint venture" - was visiting several provinces and a stop in the outbreak's epicentre, Wuhan , a city in Hubei province, was "under consideration", he said.

Worldwide Winter snow storm on the way overnight Monday
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Winter Weather Advisories are in place accordingly. The commute this afternoon is expected to be impacted by the snowfall. Current predictions show Hampton and Newport News getting the most accumulation on the Peninsula, about two to three inches of snow , and the Historic Triangle around one to two inches.

Worldwide William Barr is not the problem
Author: 0 William Barr is not the problem

According to Politico , more than 1,100 former Justice Department employees have signed the petition . And he knew that Trump expects the federal legal system to follow his whims and wishes, putting aside any notion of equality before the law in favor of greasing the wheels for the president and his associates.

Worldwide Coronavirus: Irish people on ships linked to outbreak
Author: 0 Coronavirus: Irish people on ships linked to outbreak

Among them was the third Japanese public health official to contract the virus while tending to passengers and crew members aboard the ship, the Diamond Princess . Mainland China reported 1,886 new virus cases and 98 more deaths for a total of 1,868 in its update Tuesday, following a report that 80% of cases have been mild, prompting guarded optimism from health officials.

Worldwide Trump Commutes Blagojevich Sentence, Pardons Others
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President Trump commuted the 14-year prison sentence of former Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich of IL, the Democrat who was convicted of trying to essentially sell Barack Obama's vacated Senate seat for personal gain, and pardoned the financier Michael R.

Worldwide Storm Dennis: Met Office issues red warning for south Wales
Author: 0 Storm Dennis: Met Office issues red warning for south Wales

The latest hazardous weather brought winds of more than 90 miles (140 kilometres) an hour and more than a month's worth of rain in 48 hours in some places, leading officials to issue rare "danger to life" warnings. There were fears for a woman in her 20s who went missing early yesterday morning on Brighton beach. At about 7am on Sunday there were 198 flood warnings, meaning immediate action is required, and 326 flood alerts warning people to be prepared, covering an area from Scotland's ...

Worldwide Israeli army says Hamas hackers tried to 'seduce' soldiers
Author: 0 Israeli army says Hamas hackers tried to 'seduce' soldiers

Posing as younger ladies on social media, the group struck up friendships with the troopers, sending images, texts and voice messages to them. The IDF acknowledged that the hacking attempts showed Hamas was getting more sophisticated in its efforts to infiltrate soldiers' phones.

Worldwide The US and France go head-to-head over the future of 'the West'
Author: 0 The US and France go head-to-head over the future of 'the West'

Mr. Macron said the West's policy of defiance towards Russian Federation in recent years had failed and, as nobody wanted to confront Moscow directly, the only option was to have a closer dialogue to resolve differences. Mr. Macron made a plea for higher European integration and extra unity in defining European pursuits, urging the Germans to assist develop "a European safety tradition" and to not see each safety concern "by means of American eyes".

Worldwide General Motors pulls out of Australia, New Zealand and Thailand
Author: 0 General Motors pulls out of Australia, New Zealand and Thailand

The ending of Australian production of Holden's in 2017 resulted in almost 2,900 job losses. Julian Blissett, Senior Vice President - Operations, GM International, said, "The company had taken the hard decision to cease manufacturing operations in Thailand after undertaking a detailed analysis of the business case to allocate a future product program to the site".

Worldwide Love Island's Caroline Flack Dead at 40
Author: 0 Love Island's Caroline Flack Dead at 40

Axed Love Island presenter Caroline's own last Instagram post also came a day before her death - and showed her giving her pet dog Ruby a kiss. "The same tabloids who made bank hounding Caroline Flack will now do the same mourning her", another person commented .