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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    The Trump administration's clemency picks are raising some eyebrows. So how do they compare to previous years?
     21 January 2021
    As the United States heralds a new political era, Donald Trump's final act as president is raising some eyebrows. So how do his administration's pardons and commutations stack up to those of previous administrations? And have other presidents courted cont
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    Coronavirus Australia live news: Hospital staff and GPs to start training on how to administer COVID-19 vaccine
    21 Jan: Health Minister Greg Hunt says hospital staff and GPs will start training on how to administer the COVID-19 within the next fortnight, with some Australians to get the jab from the middle of February. Follow live.... more
    Lebanon opened up for the holidays to help its economy. Hospitals are now filled with COVID-19 patients
    21 Jan: The Lebanese government is enforcing its toughest lockdown yet — a 24-hour curfew for 11 days. But hospitals are still buckling under the weight of patients.... more
    COVID-19 vaccine won't be mandatory in Australia, but some industries may demand workers get vaccinated
    21 Jan: While the Australian Government says the coronavirus vaccine won't be mandatory, experts say some industries may insist their works get the jab, or face penalties.... more
    Pacific Islands may not finish rolling out COVID vaccines until 2025
    21 Jan: Solomon Islands has not recorded a case of community transmission, but its road out of the pandemic may be slow due to the rollout of COVID vaccines.... more
    Joe Biden will be inaugurated today and replace Donald Trump as US President. Here's what to expect at the event
    21 Jan: What time does Joe Biden officially become president? Where will Donald Trump be while it happens? Here's a rundown of what you need to know.... more
    Bushfire emergency warning downgraded for Darradup in Shire of Nannup, WA
    21 Jan: Fire crews contain a bushfire that was threatening lives and homes near the community of Darradup, south of Bunbury in Western Australia.... more
    US politics updates: Trump pardons former adviser Steve Bannon, but won’t pardon himself or family, official says – as it happened
    21 Jan: In the final hours of his presidency, Donald Trump pardons his former adviser Steve Bannon, but will not pardon himself, his family or lawyer Rudy Giuliani.... more
    UK sets new record for COVID-19 deaths as mortuaries warn they are being overwhelmed
    21 Jan: London's mortuaries are near breaking point as the coronavirus crisis runs rampant and threatens to overwhelm workers and the system.... more
    Beijing steps up COVID-19 response amid most severe outbreak since March
    20 Jan: Beijing's city government strengthens quarantine rules for overseas travellers after the country records more than 100 new cases every day over the past week.... more

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     29 Dec: Police are tackling the issue of extremists exploiting social media, by increasing their artificial intelligence technology +++++++++++++++++++++++++++
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     06 Jan: FBI located Ghislaine Maxwell by tracking her mobile phone, court documents show +++++++++++++++
     02 Jan: Coronation Street actor Mark Eden has died following a battle with Alzheimer's +++++++++++
     08 Jan: US politics updates: Donald Trump agrees to 'orderly transition' after Congress confirms Joe Biden's election win ++++++++++
     04 Jan: Fears grow for the health of US broadcasting legend Larry King ++++++++++
     23 Dec: Mannar Island is a bird paradise that survived Sri Lanka's civil war. Now an Australian mining company wants its sand +++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      21 Jan: Png authorities seek better tracking of international arrivals (RadioNZ)
      21 Jan: Crowds not a 'must have' for olympics (RadioNZ)
      21 Jan: Sailgp: christchurch to host major international sailing event set to boost economy by millions (NZ Herald)
      20 Jan: Auckland transport unveils fleet of electric buses for new airportlink service (NZ Herald)
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