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GUARDIAN: Former Labour leaders in cahoots with far-right groups that deny Holocaust

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According to the Guardian,

Former Labour party members have regularly met elements of the far right to discuss and propagate antisemitic conspiracy theories, an undercover investigation has found.

Infiltration of the conspiracy theorist group Keep Talking found that Jeremy Corbyn supporters and confidantes of former Labour MPs have attended meetings addressed by Holocaust deniers.

RT: Italians deliberately trying to ruin Russians’ chances for success in biathlon

According to RT,

Alexander Loginov, who broke a 12-year losing streak for Russian male biathletes by winning gold at the IBU World Championships, has been subjected to a search by Italian police hours before a Saturday event.

The search warrant served by police in Rasen-Antholz in South Tyrol, Italy where the competition is taking place targets Loginov and Russian team coach Alexander Kasperovich.

MOTHER JONES: Experts Losing Hope That Coronavirus Can Be Contained

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The novel coronavirus is not an official pandemic yet, but experts warn that it’s becoming more and more difficult to contain. “The window of opportunity is still there, but our window of opportunity is narrowing,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, said at a news conference on Friday in Geneva. “We need…

via Experts Are Losing Hope That the Coronavirus Can Be Contained — Mother Jones

TIME: Italian Towns Locked Down Following 2 COVID-19 Deaths and a Surge of Cases

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(CODOGNO, Italy) — A dozen towns in northern Italy effectively went into lockdown Saturday after the deaths of two people infected with the new virus from China and a growing cluster of cases with no direct links to the origin of the outbreak abroad. The secondary contagions prompted local authorities in the Lombardy and Veneto…

via Italian Towns Locked Down Following 2 COVID-19 Deaths and a Surge of Cases — TIME

(ICYMI) BREAKING: WaPo: Russia aiding Sanders presidential bid

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According to the Washington Post,

U.S. officials have told Sen. Bernie Sanders that Russia is attempting to help his presidential campaign as part of an effort to interfere with the Democratic contest, according to people familiar with the matter.

President Trump and lawmakers on Capitol Hill have also been informed about the Russian assistance to the Vermont senator, according to people familiar with the matter, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive intelligence.