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    South Korea is on high alert after a coronavirus outbreak. Here's how a secretive sect became the perfect incubator
     24 February 2020
    In the space of a week South Korea has gone from dealing with a couple of dozen COVID-19 cases to being the next frontier for containing coronavirus. It has prompted locals to hit out at "public harm auntie" for ignoring advice to get tested.
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    Tyson Fury beats Deontay Wilder by TKO to win WBC heavyweight world championship in Las Vegas
    24 Feb: Englishman Tyson Fury hands Deontay Wilder the first loss of his professional career, claiming the WBC heavyweight title with a seventh-round technical knockout. Follow all the action in our live blog.... more
    Bernie Sanders wins Nevada Democratic caucuses and takes lead in race to become Donald Trump's opponent
    23 Feb: US senator Bernie Sanders wins a decisive victory in the Nevada caucuses, while Joe Biden claims second place to boost his campaign. Here's what else you need to know.... more
    Coronavirus COVID-19's Wuhan lockdown, a month on
    23 Feb: Almost 60 million people are in lockdown in China's Hubei province since the novel coronavirus first infected someone in its capital, Wuhan. A month on, here's what those who've been left behind have to say.... more
    Everywhere you look in Bougainville's Sivuna village, there are women and children. But hardly any men
    23 Feb: In this small Bougainville village, six women are busy debating whether they should try to ban alcohol, or if it will be counterproductive. But this is no ordinary discussion. It's a village meeting. And these women are in charge.... more
    Friends reunion special announced but it's unclear what it will look like
    22 Feb: The cast of the hit 90s US television series Friends will unite for an untitled, unscripted special for the launch of streaming service HBO Max, according to WarnerMedia.... more
    Indonesian flash flooding sweeps nearly 250 students into river leaving seven dead, three missing
    22 Feb: A mass search-and-rescue operation is mounted to find the bodies and survivors of a tragic adventure that placed close to 250 Indonesian students in the path of a torrential river surge.... more
    Nevada caucuses could be a disaster like Iowa thanks to America's election insecurity
    22 Feb: As America continues to use voting technology that is vulnerable to technical failures as well as cyberattack, experts fear a lack of trust in election results — and democracy more broadly — will become the new normal.... more
    The number of men seeking help to stop committing domestic violence in Queensland has surged after the horrific death of a family burned to death in Brisbane
    22 Feb: The number of men seeking help to stop committing domestic violence in Queensland has surged after the horrific death of a family burned to death in Brisbane... more
    Solomon Islands discussed $US100 billion loan from Chinese businessman, according to leaked letters
    21 Feb: Documents leaked to the ABC reveal Solomon Islands Finance Minister Harry Kuma discussed a $US100 billion loan from a Chinese businessman — an amount of money almost 77 times the Pacific nation's GDP.... more

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      24 Feb: Group splinters from wellington pride parade (NZ Herald)
      24 Feb: Coronavirus travel ban blocks hundreds of waikato-bound students (Stuff.co.nz)
      24 Feb: Chelsea agree personal terms with ajax winger ziyech (BBCWorld)
      24 Feb: Group splinters from wellington pride parade (RadioNZ)
      24 Feb: Adams second as osei-nketia wins 100m (RadioNZ)
      23 Feb: League - tasman united end auckland city's unbeaten run in national football league (Stuff.co.nz)
      23 Feb: Watch live: sir graeme douglas international track & field meet in auckland (Stuff.co.nz)
      23 Feb: Hip-hop's iconic photos go on display (BBCWorld)
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     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Sharon Stone is set to receive the Elizabeth Taylor Legacy Award at the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation's inaugural fundraising gala 18:59

    Business:
    China is allocating 99.5 billion yuan -- or 22.3-billion-NZ-dollars -- to curb the coronavirus outbreak. 18:57

    Rugby League:
    Penrith coach Ivan Cleary is a fan of taking the heat off NRL referees with the captain's challenge but he's unsure if it's going to be a success when its rolled out this season 18:37

    Entertainment:
    Katy Perry collapsed after a gas leak caused the 'American Idol' auditions to be evacuated 18:29

    International:
    South Korea is on high alert after a coronavirus outbreak. Here's how a secretive sect became the perfect incubator 18:07

    Business:
    The Social Development Minister says boosting benefit payments is an enduring change for Kiwis 18:07

    Entertainment:
    Grimes has created a digital version of herself 17:59

    Entertainment:
    Al Pacino loved Eminem's Oscars performance 17:29

    Law and Order:
    A Queensland coroner says criminal charges could be laid against Dreamworld's owner - Ardent Leisure - after the 2016 tragedy that claimed four lives 17:27

    Cricket:
    Six weeks after the nightmare Australian tour ended, the Black Caps are allowing themselves a moment's celebration after knocking off the best test side on the planet 17:17

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