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Coronavirus pandemic could wipe $1.1 TRILLION off global economy — Oxford Economics

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China’s GDP growth is expected to fall from six percent last year to 5.4 percent in 2020 due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, said the latest report by Oxford Economics. It has modeled two scenarios on the coronavirus outbreak morphing into pandemic. Under the first scenario, if it spreads more widely in Asia, Read More

Jim Breslo: Democrats would spread California’s problems to other states

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In his State of the State address Wednesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said: “California is still, proudly, America’s coming attraction.” Consider yourselves warned. The comment by the Democratic governor of the most populous state in the nation summed up what is at stake in this year’s presidential election. California has already implemented much of what Read More

Browns OT Greg Robinson, ex-Colt WR Quan Bray remain in Texas jail after bust for 157 pounds of pot

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Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Greg Robinson and former Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Quan Bray remained in aTexas jail Wednesday after federal agents allegedly found 157 pounds of marijuana in their rented vehicle near the U.S.-Mexico border, according to a criminal complaint filed Wednesday. Bray, 26, and Robinson, 27, were each hit with marijuana distribution-related charges. If convicted they Read More

Brazil’s oil production jumps 20% to new record in January

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Brazil’s oil production jumped by 20.4 percent on the year to set a new production record of 3.168 million barrels per day (bpd) in January, thanks to the prolific pre-salt basin, oil regulator ANP said on Wednesday. Last month, Brazil’s total oil and natural gas production also set a new production record, exceeding 4 million Read More

Lionel Messi says he’d welcome Neymar back to Barcelona: ‘I would love him to return’

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Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has spoken of his wish to be reunited with former teammate Neymar at the Camp Nou, telling Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo that he thinks a return for the Brazilian could be on the cards. Speaking in a wide-ranging interview, Messi explained that he would love to play alongside Neymar again in Read More

‘Asking for trouble?’ VIDEO shows American APC pushing Russian army jeep off road in Syria

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Footage from Syria purports to show a US armored personnel carrier trying to push a Russian military jeep off the road as the jeep tried an overtake maneuver. A video, posted on social media on Wednesday, shows what appears to be a Russian military convoy moving alongside an American one. At one point, a Russian Read More

At least 2 dead as Aussie passenger train derails outside Melbourne, people feared trapped in wreckage

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Two people were killed and several others injured when a Sydney-Melbourne passenger train with 160 people on board derailed near the town of Wallan. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau confirmed thatseveral people had been injured but did not give an exact figure. Emergency services are on the scene and a triage unit has been set Read More

Military road rage? VIDEO said to show American APC attempting to push Russian army jeep off the road rather than being overtaken

1 hour ago NAMEX Comments Off on Military road rage? VIDEO said to show American APC attempting to push Russian army jeep off the road rather than being overtaken
Footage from Syria purports to show a US armored personnel carrier trying to push a Russian military jeep off the road as the jeep tried an overtake maneuver. A video, posted on social media on Wednesday, shows what appears to be a Russian military convoy moving alongside an American one. At one point, a Russian Read More

‘The world might need us to step up’: London offers to host 2020 Olympics if coronavirus forces IOC to move Games from Tokyo

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The city of London is ready and willing to step in and play host to this summer’s Olympic Games, according to one of the major candidates for the city’s mayor. Shaun Bailey, the governing Conservative Party’s candidate for the job of Mayor of London, has boldly stated that the English capital would be ready to Read More

Australian passenger train derails outside Melbourne, people feared trapped in wreckage

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A Sydney-Melbourne passenger train with 160 people on board has derailed near the town of Wallan. Emergency services are on the scene and a triage unit has been set up at a nearby gas station to treat the injured. The train derailed near Wallan, about 47km north of Melbourne, at about 7:50pm local time. There Read More