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17 February 2020

Australia

Pneumonia Forces Early End To Elton John Concert On His Farewell Tour (12)
By James Doubek NPR.org, February 16, 2020 · Elton John had to end a concert in Auckland, New Zealand, early on Sunday after losing his voice. He revealed on Instagram that he had been diagnosed with "walking pneumonia," a less severe form of pneumonia. "I want to thank everyone who attended tonight's gig in Auckland," he wrote.
It's official: Scott wins Genesis Invitational, Woods stumbles home (7)
17 Feb 2020 GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/AFP / CHRIS TROTMAN Australia's Adam Scott celebrates his two-shot victory at the Genesis Invitational, capped by a par at the 18th hole at Riviera Country Club Adam Scott fired a one-under-par 70 on Sunday to win the Genesis Invitational, and this time the Australian's victory at Riviera Country Club is official. On a challenging day that saw world number one Rory McIlroy card a two-over-
Morgan leads England to Twenty20 series win (1)
AFP/Centurion CAPTAIN'S KNOCK: Eoin Morgan on his way to a match-winning 57 during the third T20 match against South Africa. (AFP) Morgan had sympathy for the bowlers on a day when a capacity crowd were peppered with 28 sixes England captain Eoin Morgan went on a six-hitting spree to take his side to a series win in a high-scoring third and final Twenty20 international against South Africa at SuperSport Park on Sunday.
Did coronavirus originate in Chinese govt laboratory? (2)
National NRNews Report February 17, 2020 Listen Did coronavirus originate in Chinese govt laboratory? BEIJING: Beijing-sponsored South China University of Technology concludes that 'the killer coronavirus probably originated from a laboratory in Wuhan.' It points to research on bats and respiratory diseases carried by the animals at the Wuhan Center for Disease Control and the Wuhan Institute of Virology, reported foreign media on Sunday.
GM Plans to Pull Out of Australia, New Zealand, Thailand (4)
By The Associated Press February 16, 2020 Updated: February 16, 2020 DETROIT-General Motors says it's pulling out of Australia, New Zealand and Thailand as part of a strategy to exit markets that don't produce adequate returns on investments. The company said in a statement Sunday that it will wind down sales, engineering and design operations for its historic Holden brand in Australia and New Zealand in 2021.
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