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    Johnson & Johnson to stop selling baby powder in US, Canada

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 02:48pm on May 20, 2020

    Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson announced on Tuesday that it would stop selling talc-based baby powder in the United States and Canada, where sales had...

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    Netflix to adapt new, as-yet untranslated Elena Ferrante novel

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 01:59pm on May 13, 2020

    Netflix announced Tuesday it will adapt the new novel from Italian writer Elena Ferrante, ‘The Lying Life of Adults,’ into a television series, even though...

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    Cobain’s ‘Unplugged’ guitar up for auction

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:21pm on May 12, 2020

    Decades after grunge’s reluctant poster boy took his own life, Kurt Cobain’s guitar played during his legendary MTV Unplugged performance is hitting the auction block...

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    Virus deaths slows in US, WHO hails global progress

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:40pm on May 12, 2020

    The United States logged a second consecutive day of fewer than 900 coronavirus deaths, as the World Health Organisation hailed global progress but warned of...

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    Little Richard, rock’s flashy founding father, dies at 87

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:39pm on May 10, 2020

    Little Richard, whose outrageous showmanship and lightning-fast rhythms intoxicated crowds with hits like ‘Tutti Frutti’ and ‘Long Tall Sally,’ has died. He was 87 years...

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    US prevents UN vote on pandemic truce

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:36am on May 09, 2020

    The United States on Friday stunned other members of the UN Security Council by preventing a vote on a resolution for a ceasefire in various...

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    Coronavirus sparks ‘tsunami of hate and xenophobia’: UN chief

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:54am on May 08, 2020

    UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres called Friday for an ‘all-out effort’ to end the ‘tsunami of hate and xenophobia’ sparked by the novel coronavirus pandemic, without...

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    15 NY children hospitalised with rare illness linked to COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 04:13pm on May 06, 2020

    At least 15 children have been hospitalised in New York with a rare inflammatory disease possibly linked to coronavirus, officials said Tuesday, in the latest...

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    New York Times leads the way at 2020 Pulitzers

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:02pm on May 05, 2020

    The New York Times picked up the most awards as the 2020 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced virtually on Monday owing to the coronavirus outbreak....

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    New York Times picks most 2020 Pulitzers

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:55am on May 05, 2020

    The New York Times picked up the most awards as the 2020 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced virtually on Monday owing to the coronavirus outbreak....

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