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Quake sets off landslides, kills at least 3 in Indonesia

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 14, 2021

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A strong, shallow earthquake shook Indonesia's Sulawesi island just after midnight, causing landslides and sending people fleeing from their homes in the nighttime darkness. At least three people had died and 24 were injured, but Indonesian officials said they were still collecting information from devastated areas.
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WHO team arrives in Wuhan to investigate pandemic origins

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 14, 2021

A global team of researchers arrived Thursday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic was first detected to conduct a politically sensitive investigation into its origins amid uncertainty about whether Beijing might try to prevent embarrassing discoveries.
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Internet ‘blackout’ in Uganda on eve of tense election

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 13, 2021

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan authorities appeared to cut off internet access in the country Wednesday night on the eve of a tense presidential election, while a lawyer for leading opposition candidate Bobi Wine said all contact had been lost with him.
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Italy puts over 320 on trial for ‘ndrangheta mob ties

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 13, 2021

LAMEZIA TERME, Italy – A trial with more than 320 defendants began Wednesday in southern Italy against the ‘ndrangheta crime syndicate, arguably the world’s richest criminal organization that quietly amassed power as the Sicilian Mafia lost influence.