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Wuhan virus: US to screen airline passengers from China amid fear of coronavirus outbreak

Health officials say they will begin taking temperatures and asking about symptoms at three US airports.

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Health officials say they will begin taking temperatures and asking about symptoms at three US airports.

Wuhan virus: US to screen airline passengers from China amid fear of coronavirus outbreak
Painting found in Italian gallery’s walls confirmed as stolen Klimt

‘Portrait of a Lady’ was discovered by a gardener last month while clearing ivy at the Ricci Oddi Modern Art Gallery.

6 hours ago

‘Portrait of a Lady’ was discovered by a gardener last month while clearing ivy at the Ricci Oddi Modern Art Gallery.

Painting found in Italian gallery’s walls confirmed as stolen Klimt
US presidential candidate Andrew Yang’s wife Evelyn says she was sexually assaulted by doctor while pregnant

Yang said she decided to speak out after seeing the support she and her husband had got on the campaign trail by being open about their son’s autism.

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Yang said she decided to speak out after seeing the support she and her husband had got on the campaign trail by being open about their son’s autism.

US presidential candidate Andrew Yang’s wife Evelyn says she was sexually assaulted by doctor while pregnant
Chinese football missed key targets on its 2020 Action Plan

Chinese Football Association had lofty ambitions for this stage of the national team’s development.

17 Jan 2020 - 1:51PM

Chinese Football Association had lofty ambitions for this stage of the national team’s development.

Chinese football missed key targets on its 2020 Action Plan
Senate passes US-Canada-Mexico trade deal, in major win for Trump

Vote gives boost to embattled president ahead of impeachment trial and November election.

17 Jan 2020 - 3:49AM

Vote gives boost to embattled president ahead of impeachment trial and November election.

Senate passes US-Canada-Mexico trade deal, in major win for Trump
Trump impeachment: White House broke law by freezing Ukraine aid, watchdog says as trial formally opens

A US Government Accountability Office report said Donald Trump broke the law by freezing aid to Ukraine, as his historic impeachment trial opened with senators swearing an oath to be impartial.

17 Jan 2020 - 9:50PM

A US Government Accountability Office report said Donald Trump broke the law by freezing aid to Ukraine, as his historic impeachment trial opened with senators swearing an oath to be impartial.

Trump impeachment: White House broke law by freezing Ukraine aid, watchdog says as trial formally opens
Avoid raising Kashmir dispute at United Nations, India asks China

Request follows China’s push for a UN Security Council review of the UN observer mission in the disputed territory.

17 Jan 2020 - 3:36AM

Request follows China’s push for a UN Security Council review of the UN observer mission in the disputed territory.

Avoid raising Kashmir dispute at United Nations, India asks China
Hall of fame wrestler Rocky Johnson, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s father, dead at 75

Johnson, along with Tony Atlas, became the first black world tag team champions in WWE history.

16 Jan 2020 - 3:34PM

Johnson, along with Tony Atlas, became the first black world tag team champions in WWE history.

Hall of fame wrestler Rocky Johnson, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s father, dead at 75
Trump impeachment: four Republicans could prevent rapid acquittal in Senate

Republicans control the Senate chamber, 53-47, and are all but certain to acquit Donald Trump. But it takes just 51 votes during the trial to approve rules or call witnesses, potentially stretching trial out.

16 Jan 2020 - 8:05PM

Republicans control the Senate chamber, 53-47, and are all but certain to acquit Donald Trump. But it takes just 51 votes during the trial to approve rules or call witnesses, potentially stretching trial out.

Trump impeachment: four Republicans could prevent rapid acquittal in Senate
Entire Russian government resigns as Vladimir Putin plans shake-up that could let him keep grip on power

Changes proposed by leader could help him maintain grip on power past 2024, when he is obliged to leave presidency.

16 Jan 2020 - 11:35AM

Changes proposed by leader could help him maintain grip on power past 2024, when he is obliged to leave presidency.

Entire Russian government resigns as Vladimir Putin plans shake-up that could let him keep grip on power
Digital de-ageing: from The Irishman’s Robert De Niro to Samuel L Jackson in Captain Marvel, how the tech is reaching new levels

Digital de-ageing helped make Oscar-nominated film The Irishman a hit while also playing a part in movies like Captain Marvel and Gemini Man. But special effects teams can often use quite different techniques. So how is it done?

15 Jan 2020 - 10:40PM

Digital de-ageing helped make Oscar-nominated film The Irishman a hit while also playing a part in movies like Captain Marvel and Gemini Man. But special effects teams can often use quite different techniques. So how is it done?

Digital de-ageing: from The Irishman’s Robert De Niro to Samuel L Jackson in Captain Marvel, how the tech is reaching new levels
Who is Meghan Markle’s right-hand woman, Jessica Mulroney? Stylist, babysitter, confidante – a look at the Duchess of Sussex’s trusted friend

Markle and Mulroney share a special relationship that has seen Mulroney, a well-connected Canadian, become the Duchess of Sussex’s babysitter, stylist and right-hand woman, while steering clear of the limelight.

16 Jan 2020 - 9:41PM

Markle and Mulroney share a special relationship that has seen Mulroney, a well-connected Canadian, become the Duchess of Sussex’s babysitter, stylist and right-hand woman, while steering clear of the limelight.

Who is Meghan Markle’s right-hand woman, Jessica Mulroney? Stylist, babysitter, confidante – a look at the Duchess of Sussex’s trusted friend
Milan Fashion Week: How Gucci reinvented masculinity, giving traditional menswear new meaning

Designer Alessandro Michele’s collection is a sort of Alice in Wonderland journey through the rabbit hole, with clothes made to look too small or too big

17 Jan 2020 - 10:19AM

Designer Alessandro Michele’s collection is a sort of Alice in Wonderland journey through the rabbit hole, with clothes made to look too small or too big

Milan Fashion Week: How Gucci reinvented masculinity, giving traditional menswear new meaning
Democrats spar over women presidents and war as Trump stirs from afar

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders disagreed in a Democratic presidential debate over whether he once told her a woman could not win the White House.

15 Jan 2020 - 8:47PM

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders disagreed in a Democratic presidential debate over whether he once told her a woman could not win the White House.

Democrats spar over women presidents and war as Trump stirs from afar
NSA finds ‘severe’ security flaw in Microsoft Windows 10, apparently didn’t exploit it

Rather than exploit the flaw for its own intelligence needs, the NSA tipped off Microsoft so that it can fix the system for everyone.

15 Jan 2020 - 11:27AM

Rather than exploit the flaw for its own intelligence needs, the NSA tipped off Microsoft so that it can fix the system for everyone.

NSA finds ‘severe’ security flaw in Microsoft Windows 10, apparently didn’t exploit it
Indonesia taps Tony Blair and Abu Dhabi’s crown prince for advice on new capital city

President Joko Widodo announced last August Indonesia’s capital will move from overcrowded, sinking Jakarta to a site in East Kalimantan province on Borneo island.

15 Jan 2020 - 10:44AM

President Joko Widodo announced last August Indonesia’s capital will move from overcrowded, sinking Jakarta to a site in East Kalimantan province on Borneo island.

Indonesia taps Tony Blair and Abu Dhabi’s crown prince for advice on new capital city
Egypt probes death of jailed US citizen, as Washington slams ‘avoidable’ death

Mustafa Kassem died after he staged a hunger strike to protest what he insisted was wrongful imprisonment in Cairo.

15 Jan 2020 - 6:44AM

Mustafa Kassem died after he staged a hunger strike to protest what he insisted was wrongful imprisonment in Cairo.

Egypt probes death of jailed US citizen, as Washington slams ‘avoidable’ death
2020 Academy Awards: South Korea’s Parasite nominated for best picture Oscar, alongside Joker, Jojo Rabbit, The Irishman and Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood

The Academy Awards will take place on February 9. Joker leads the Oscar pack with 11 nominations, with South Korea’s Parasite in the running for both best picture and best international film awards.

14 Jan 2020 - 1:38AM

The Academy Awards will take place on February 9. Joker leads the Oscar pack with 11 nominations, with South Korea’s Parasite in the running for both best picture and best international film awards.

2020 Academy Awards: South Korea’s Parasite nominated for best picture Oscar, alongside Joker, Jojo Rabbit, The Irishman and Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood
Britain’s Princes William and Harry deny ‘false story’ ahead of royal summit

The princes condemned a media report which claimed Harry had been pushed away by William’s ‘bullying attitude’.

13 Jan 2020 - 9:21PM

The princes condemned a media report which claimed Harry had been pushed away by William’s ‘bullying attitude’.

Britain’s Princes William and Harry deny ‘false story’ ahead of royal summit
Medal of Honor VR game and its realistic World War II shooting to take players out of comfort zone with real stories from veterans

Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond sees developer Respawn resuscitate the MoH franchise in VR, with studio CEO Vince Zampella explaining they plan to use documentary footage of veterans to hit home the things that really happened.

14 Jan 2020 - 7:31PM

Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond sees developer Respawn resuscitate the MoH franchise in VR, with studio CEO Vince Zampella explaining they plan to use documentary footage of veterans to hit home the things that really happened.

Medal of Honor VR game and its realistic World War II shooting to take players out of comfort zone with real stories from veterans
US residents begin recovery after storms that killed 11 in Midwest and South

National Weather Service says extreme weather was a tornado, causing winds of at least 134mph.

13 Jan 2020 - 4:06AM

National Weather Service says extreme weather was a tornado, causing winds of at least 134mph.

US residents begin recovery after storms that killed 11 in Midwest and South
Canadian residents awake to alert of ‘incident’ at nuclear power plant, later discover it was sent by mistake

More than an hour after the initial warning was sent, Ontario Power Generation then sent a message saying it had been issued in error.

13 Jan 2020 - 3:05AM

More than an hour after the initial warning was sent, Ontario Power Generation then sent a message saying it had been issued in error.

Canadian residents awake to alert of ‘incident’ at nuclear power plant, later discover it was sent by mistake
Forget YouTube or TikTok: start-up bets you’ll pay to watch its video clips, and it has the backing of Hollywood stars like Steven Spielberg and Chrissy Teigen

Would you pay to watch YouTube-length clips starring Hollywood stars? A new company, founded by Disney studios chief and DreamWorks co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg, thinks you will – and are willing to fork over US$8 a month.

12 Jan 2020 - 10:00PM

Would you pay to watch YouTube-length clips starring Hollywood stars? A new company, founded by Disney studios chief and DreamWorks co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg, thinks you will – and are willing to fork over US$8 a month.

Forget YouTube or TikTok: start-up bets you’ll pay to watch its video clips, and it has the backing of Hollywood stars like Steven Spielberg and Chrissy Teigen
Zimbabwe’s debt to China tipped to be on agenda as Wang Yi makes next stop on Africa trip

Two countries have established broad ties – from military to mining – over the decades but Wang expected to urge Harare to lift its economic performance.

12 Jan 2020 - 2:42PM

Two countries have established broad ties – from military to mining – over the decades but Wang expected to urge Harare to lift its economic performance.

Zimbabwe’s debt to China tipped to be on agenda as Wang Yi makes next stop on Africa trip
Magnitude 5.9 quake rocks Puerto Rico just hours after major tremors, millions of dollars in damage caused

Despite the major damage to property, no deaths or injuries have so far been reported.

12 Jan 2020 - 6:14AM

Despite the major damage to property, no deaths or injuries have so far been reported.

Magnitude 5.9 quake rocks  Puerto Rico just hours after major tremors, millions of dollars in damage caused
Iran blames human error as it admits it shot down Ukrainian plane, after days of denial

Iran’s foreign minister blames ‘human error … caused by US adventurism’ for the tragedy which killed all 176 people on board the Ukrainian airliner.

12 Jan 2020 - 6:33AM

Iran’s foreign minister blames ‘human error … caused by US adventurism’ for the tragedy which killed all 176 people on board the Ukrainian airliner.

Iran blames human error as it admits it shot down Ukrainian plane, after days of denial
Did Iran shoot down Ukraine plane? Experts fear crash site compromised

Debris from wreckage cleared, possibly leading to loss of clues to what caused Boeing 737 to go down in flames.

11 Jan 2020 - 7:43AM

Debris from wreckage cleared, possibly leading to loss of clues to what caused Boeing 737 to go down in flames.

Did Iran shoot down Ukraine plane? Experts fear crash site compromised
Queen Elizabeth moves to control ‘Megxit’ crisis as Meghan Markle heads to Canada

Courtiers ordered to sort out future role for Prince Harry and wife within days after royal couple makes shock announcement about ‘stepping back’ from duties.

11 Jan 2020 - 8:31PM

Courtiers ordered to sort out future role for Prince Harry and wife within days after royal couple makes shock announcement about ‘stepping back’ from duties.

Queen Elizabeth moves to control ‘Megxit’ crisis as Meghan Markle heads to Canada
Analysis | As Iran tensions smoulder, Donald Trump suddenly loves allies he berated for three years

The president, who once said that US spy agencies should ‘go back to school’, is now highlighting the intel services’ work that led to the killing of Soleimani.

11 Jan 2020 - 2:17AM

The president, who once said that US spy agencies should ‘go back to school’, is now highlighting the intel services’ work that led to the killing of Soleimani.

As Iran tensions smoulder, Donald Trump suddenly loves allies he berated for three years
Privacy, once hidden topic, gets attention at CES tech show

Start-ups at CES, the world’s largest annual consumer technology trade show, now volunteer information about how they secure your data and protect your privacy when using their cuddly robot or heart rate monitor.

10 Jan 2020 - 4:30PM

Start-ups at CES, the world’s largest annual consumer technology trade show, now volunteer information about how they secure your data and protect your privacy when using their cuddly robot or heart rate monitor.

Privacy, once hidden topic, gets attention at CES tech show