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Cardinal George Pell leaves prison after high court quashes conviction – latest news
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Cardinal Pell says ‘I hold no ill will to my accuser’ after the high court overturns his child sexual assault conviction. Follow live updates 4.43am BST For tonight’s program, #abc730 requested an interview with George Pell. He has declined the invitation. 4.40am BST If media coverage of Cardinal #Pell's acquittal is causing you emotional distress please reach out to someone who can support you and remember, we are here for you 24/7 on 13 11 14 or nightly via Lifeline Text. Lifeline Text is available 6pm-midnight (AEST) on 0477 13 11 14. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Body recovered in search for Kennedy family members lost in canoe accident
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Maryland authorities recover body of Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean but search for her eight-year-old son continuesAuthorities in Maryland said on Monday that they had recovered the body of the daughter of the former lieutenant governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, and they will keep searching for her son, after the two went missing following a canoeing accident last week.The body of Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, 40, was located by Charles county dive and rescue and recovered about 2.5 miles south of her mother’s residence in Shady Side, Maryland, where the canoe was launched, Maryland natural resources police said. The recovery came after a days-long search that involved aviation and underwater imaging sonar technology. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
New Zealand health minister demoted after beach visit broke lockdown rules
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David Clark called himself an ‘idiot’ for driving his family 20km to the beach on the first weekend of the national stay-at-home measures Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNew Zealand’s health minister has been demoted after he ignored national lockdown rules and drove his family to a beach 20km from his home.Last week Dr David Clark was photographed going for a mountain bike ride 2km away from his Dunedin home. He apologised for the incident, saying it showed poor judgment at a time when all New Zealanders were being urged to stay at home and only exercise in their local area. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
China outraged after Brazil minister suggests Covid-19 is part of 'plan for world domination'
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Beijing demands explanation after ‘highly racist’ tweet by Abraham Weintraub suggests it is part of a geopolitical planCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageChina has demanded an explanation from Brazil after the far-right government’s education minister linked the coronavirus pandemic to Beijing’s “plan for world domination”, in a tweet imitating a Chinese accent.In the latest incident to strain ties between the two nations, minister Abraham Weintraub insinuated China was behind the global health crisis. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Harry and Meghan to launch new charity named Archewell
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Duke and Duchess of Sussex reveal plans for foundation to replace Sussex Royal brandThe Duke and Duchess of Sussex are planning to launch a charitable organisation named Archewell, the couple have said.Prince Harry and Meghan said they “look forward” to launching the foundation, which will replace their Sussex Royal brand, with plans reported to include their own charity as well as a website. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Global leaders urge G20 to tackle twin health and economic crises
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Letter calls for $8bn emergency fund to bolster health systems in world’s poorer countriesA group of 165 global leaders has called for immediate and coordinated international action to tackle the twin health and economic emergencies caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.Past and present politicians – including three former UK prime ministers – joined academics and civil society representatives to warn the G20 that the virus will return unless urgent action is taken to bolster health systems in poor countries of Africa and Latin America. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Coronavirus US live: Andrew Cuomo says New York may be hitting apex of crisis
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Cuomo extends ‘stay at home’ orderAdviser pits himself against Fauci over drugTrump mocks Biden over ‘virtual’ conventionLive global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 10.47pm BST Trump also said he asked drug companies to “contact London” regarding Boris Johnon to see “if we can be of help”. The specifics of these conversations were unclear. 10.45pm BST Trump said he is praying for Boris Johnson, the UK prime minster now in intensive care with coronavirus: “We are working with London with respect to Boris Johnson.” He’s been a really good friend. He doesn’t give up...We’ve contacted all of Boris’ doctors. ...When you get brought into intensive care, that gets ver very serious.” Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Former Fox executives indicted in Fifa bribery scheme
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Multimillion dollar scheme involved kickbacks to Fifa officials for broadcast rights to the 2018 and 2022 World CupTwo former senior executives at Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox corporation have been indicted over their alleged role in a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme involving kickbacks to Fifa officials in exchange for broadcast and marketing rights to some of the world’s biggest football tournaments.The US Department of Justice announced on Monday that Hernan Lopez, the former chief executive of Fox International Channels and Carlos Martinez, the former president of Fox Latin America, have been charged with wire fraud and money laundering offenses, marking another series of indictments in the US government’s sprawling investigation of corruption in world football. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
Morning mail: Johnson in ICU, inside New York's crisis, finding light in the dark
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Tuesday: UK prime minister moved to intensive care as condition worsens. Plus, Julia Baird on finding strength through despairGood morning, this is James Murray bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Tuesday 7 April. Continue reading... (The Guardian)
US navy official calls commander who was fired for coronavirus memo 'naive or stupid'
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Acting navy secretary Thomas Modly faces calls to resign after he attacks commander who sought help for crewThe Pentagon leadership crisis over a US aircraft carrier has intensified after the acting navy secretary called the ship’s ousted captain “too naive or too stupid” to be in command.There were calls from Congress and former officers for Thomas Modly to resign after an audio recording surfaced of a speech he gave to the crew of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, in which he denigrated the commander he had fired for having circulated a memo calling for more help for his crew, who had been stricken by a coronavirus outbreak onboard. Continue reading... (The Guardian)