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Hong Kong to impose most severe social distancing restrictions
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Hong Kong to impose most severe social distancing restrictions

Hong Kong will impose strict new social distancing measures from midnight Tuesday, the most stringent in the Asian financial hub since the coronavirus broke out, as authorities warn the risk of a large-scale outbreak is extremely high. Since late January, Hong Kong has reported over 1,500 cases and eight deaths. …

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Half a Million Hong Kong Residents Defy Government Warnings to Vote in Pro-Democracy Primary
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Half a Million Hong Kong Residents Defy Government Warnings to Vote in Pro-Democracy Primary

Upwards of half a million Hong Kong residents turned out over the weekend to vote in the semi-autonomous Chinese city’s unofficial primary election despite warnings from government officials that they could be in violation of a new national security law imposed by Beijing.More than 600,000 people voted at more than 250 …

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COVID has made living with Parkinson's more difficult, increased symptoms, survey finds
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COVID has made living with Parkinson's more difficult, increased symptoms, survey finds

For those with Parkinson’s and COVID, “Everything worsened,” a study conducted by the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research found. Continue Reading…

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Nissan stakes its EV future on the 300-mile range Ariya crossover

Nissan unveiled today the Ariya, an all-electric SUV with an estimated 300 miles of range and a starting price tag of $40,000 that marks the beginning of a four-year plan aiming for growth and profitability. The Nissan Ariya will first be sold in Japan in mid-2021, before heading to dealerships …

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Fraud detection startup Ravelin secures $20M Series C
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Fraud detection startup Ravelin secures $20M Series C

Ravelin, the London-based company using machine learning to help companies fight fraud when accepting online payments, has raised $20 million in new funding. The Series C round is led by Draper Esprit, with participation from existing investors Amadeus Capital Partners, BlackFin Tech, and Passion Capital. Ravelin disclosed $10 million in …

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Emboldened Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens The Return To Normality
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Emboldened Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens The Return To Normality

The test of a coronavirus vaccine may test whether social media firms are serious about cracking down on misinformation. Continue Reading…

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Kaduna Attack: Kidnappers Demand N900 Million Ransom
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Kaduna Attack: Kidnappers Demand N900 Million Ransom

Following Sunday’s attack that led to the killing of two persons and abduction of about 20 people at Keke community of Kaduna Millennium City in Chikun Local Government Area of the state, Daily Trust gathered that the abductors have demanded a collective ransom of N900 million to release the victims. …

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Why Osinbajo Has Become A Political Target – Aide
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Why Osinbajo Has Become A Political Target – Aide

Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, says his principal has become a political target because of the position he holds as the next man to the President Muhammadu Buhari. The spokesperson said his boss is not thinking about any 2023 ambition but remained …

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Buhari Suspends EFCC Secretary, Olukoyede, 10 Others
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Buhari Suspends EFCC Secretary, Olukoyede, 10 Others

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended no fewer than 11 senior officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, as the probe of the shenanigans under the stewardship of disgraced Ibrahim Magu deepened. Authoritative Presidency sources told P.M.News on Tuesday night that EFCC executive Secretary Olanipekun Olukoyede was among the senior …

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Deploy Military To Crush Bandits, Insurgents In Jigawa – Senate Tells Buhari
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Deploy Military To Crush Bandits, Insurgents In Jigawa – Senate Tells Buhari

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26VezyQpk8g Insecurity: Deploy military to crush bandits, insurgents in Jigawa – Senate tells Buhari The Senate has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to direct the immediate deployment of a semi-Permanent platoon of soldiers to tackle banditry in Jigawa State. The call was made by the upper chamber on Tuesday …

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