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18 February 2020

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Automakers in China gradually reopen after virus shutdown (8)
February 17, 2020 / 11:24 AM / AP Coronavirus quarantines sparks global fears Automakers are reopening factories in China that were idled by anti-virus controls as they try to reverse a sales slump in their biggest market. Local officials have orders from the ruling Communist Party to get businesses functioning again while still enforcing anti-disease curbs that shut down much of the world's second-largest economy.
'True Grit' novelist Charles Portis dies at age 86 (3)
Hillel Italie, Ap National Writer Updated 1:18 pm PST, Monday, February 17, 2020 File photo of the film rendition of Charles Portis' novel "True Grit" stars Jeff Bridges and tells a tale of revenge in, well, grittier times. File photo of the film rendition of Charles Portis' novel "True Grit" stars Jeff Bridges and tells a tale of revenge in, well, grittier times.
Baby boy dies and woman fighting for life after horror car crash (4)
North Wales Police are appealing for witnesses who saw a 'slow-moving HGV' at the time of a fatal crash between a car and a lorry on the A55 near Gwalchmai on Anglesey A 21-month old boy has died following a crash between a car and a lorry in Wales. A woman is fighting for her life after the collision on the A55 near Gwalchmai on Anglesey yesterday afternoon, North Wales Police said. A spokesman for North Wales Police said the crash involved a Ford Mondeo
GM axes Aussie car brand Holden (4)
February 18, 2020 SYDNEY (AFP) - General Motors (GM) announced yesterday it would scrap struggling Australian car brand Holden, with engineering, design and sales operations to be wound down in the coming months. The more than 150-year-old company created Australia's first local mass- produced vehicle and was a dominant brand in the country for decades, becoming a cultural touchstone Down Under.
Pearl Harbor veteran Donald Stratton dies at 97 (3)
Clyde Hughes Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Donald Stratton, a U.S. Navy veteran who survived the attack on the USS Arizona during Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, died Saturday at his home in Colorado Springs at 97. Stratton was one of the last three living survivors from the Pearl Harbor attack that led the United States into World War II.
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