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U.S President Donald Trump sues CNN

EXCLUSIVE: President Trump’s re-election campaign filed a libel lawsuit against CNN on Friday for publishing “false and defamatory” statements about seeking Russia’s help in the 2020 election.

“The complaint alleges CNN was aware of the falsity at the time it published them but did so for the intentional purpose of hurting the campaign while misleading its own readers in the process… the campaign filed this lawsuit against CNN and the preceding suits against The New York Times and The Washington Post to hold the publishers accountable for their reckless false reporting and also to establish the truth,” Senior Legal Adviser to Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. Jenna Ellis told Fox News.

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Iranian govt confirms Vice President tested positive for Coronavirus.

A vice president of Iran, Masoumeh Ebtekar, has the new coronavirus, a state-owned newspaper says.

She is the VP for women and family affairs. Her symptoms are said to be mild and she has not been admitted to hospital.

Ms Ebtekar is also known as the English-language spokeswoman “Mary” for the 1979 hostage-takers who seized the US embassy in Tehran and sparked a 444-day diplomatic crisis.

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A day after showing solidarity with coronavirus sufferers and shaking hands with congregation, Illness forces Pope Francis to cancel event at Vatican.


The Vatican said the 83-year-old pontiff had a ‘slight indisposition’ and would proceed with the rest of his planned work on Thursday but Francis ‘preferred to stay near Santa Marta’, the Vatican hotel where he lives. There was no word from the Vatican about the nature of his illness, but the pope was seen coughing and blowing his nose during the Ash Wednesday Mass.

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