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TODAY'S HEADLINESFebruary 17
Top News Stories
Coronavirus: Americans from quarantined cruise ship flown from Japan
Some 400 US citizens were among those confined on the coronavirus-hit Diamond Princess near Tokyo.
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GM scraps historic Holden car brand in Australia
The move comes as the US car giant retreats from more markets to focus on more profitable countries.
HQ Trivia: Quiz app ends with drunken broadcast after 'running out of money'
A buyout collapsed, leading to the app closing and a presenter paying for final game's $5 prize.
Israeli soldiers duped by Hamas 'fake women' phone ruse
Hamas militants hacked dozens of smartphones by posing as female admirers, Israel's military says.
German far-right group 'planned attacks on mosques'
Twelve men arrested on Friday were allegedly plotting to attack mosques, politicians and immigrants.
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Sport
Harry Gregg: Munich air disaster hero and Northern Ireland goalkeeping great dies
Former Manchester United goalkeeper Harry Gregg, hailed as a hero of the 1958 Munich air disaster, dies at the age of 87.
Jodie Ounsley: England rugby player risking hearing loss to reach the Olympics
Doctors say Jodie Ounsley risks losing her hearing completely by playing rugby. The teenager is battling for an Olympics sevens spot anyway.
Pep Guardiola: Manchester City boss tells friends he intends to stay at club despite Champions League ban
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola tells friends he intends to stay at the club despite their ban from the Champions League for the next two seasons.
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Australia fires: Firefighter’s outburst at Scott Morrison goes viral
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Crossing the border to go to school in the US
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The doctors and lawyers giving advice on TikTok
Business
Thomas Piketty says don't blame foreign workers
Best-selling economist Thomas Piketty is back with a new book.
Coronavirus: Bicester Village 'having a tough time'
Retailers are having a "tough time" as the coronavirus keeps Chinese tourists at home.
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Technology
HQ Trivia: Quiz app ends with drunken broadcast after 'running out of money'
A buyout collapsed, leading to the app closing and a presenter paying for final game's $5 prize.
Israeli soldiers duped by Hamas 'fake women' phone ruse
Hamas militants hacked dozens of smartphones by posing as female admirers, Israel's military says.
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The genius of Picasso’s hoarding habit
‘You are what you keep,’ the artist said – this stunning work proves his point
 
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Are fans too entitled?
From Sonic the Hedgehog to Star Wars – how people power is changing pop culture
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The row over the new coronavirus name
The wrong name can cause a diplomatic incident, or stigmatise an entire region
 
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Is love just a chemical high?
What neuroscience can teach us about the nature of romance
Travel
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The US’ little-known subculture
It’s a celebration of working-class glamour
 
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Japan’s ‘perfect’ national treasure
Kenroku-en is one of the country’s jewels – but how ‘natural’ is it?
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