Dodgers 3rd Baseman Tests Positive For COVID-19 — Then Celebrates With Teammates

Los Angeles Dodgers Third Baseman Justin Turner celebrates after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 in Game Six to win the 2020 MLB World Series on Tuesday. Turner was removed from the game in the eighth inning after a positive coronavirus test.

Justin Turner was pulled from Game 6 of the World Series game when his COVID-19 test came back positive. But when the Dodgers won, he joined in the gaiety — and now faces a "full investigation."

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 7:39pm
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'None Of This Has Been Easy': Melbourne, Australia, Ends Its 111-Day Lockdown

People enjoy eating outdoors on Wednesday in Melbourne, Australia. Lockdown restrictions in the city were lifted after 111 days, allowing people to leave their home for any reason.

The city recorded zero new coronavirus cases on Monday, for the first time since June. "Now is the time to congratulate every single Victorian for staying the course," said the state's top official.

(Image credit: Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 8:16pm
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Emmanuel Macron orders France back into Covid-19 lockdown – video

France will go back into a nationwide lockdown starting this week to try to contain the Covid-19 pandemic that is again threatening to spiral out of control, French president Emmanuel Macron said in an address to the nation on Wednesday. The new measures he announced – which come into force on Friday – will mean people have to stay in their homes except to buy essential goods, seek medical attention or use their daily one-hour allocation of exercise.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 5:00pm
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Remote Marshall Islands records its first coronavirus cases

Pacific nation was one of the last on Earth without a single confirmed Covid-19 infection

One of the last coronavirus-free sanctuaries in the world has been breached, with the US military importing two cases of Covid-19 into the remote Marshall Islands.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 8:18pm
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US supreme court bars Republican bids to shorten vote-by-mail deadlines in two states

Key court decision allows extension of absentee ballot deadlines in swing states of Pennsylvania and North Carolina

The US supreme court has rejected a last-minute plea from Pennsylvania Republicans to overturn a three-day extension of the absentee ballot deadline, a hugely consequential ruling in one of the most closely watched swing states in the presidential election.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 10:08pm
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Anger at police role in mental health crises after Walter Wallace Jr killing

Philadelphia mayor imposes curfew after second night of protests over killing of Black man said to be suffering mental breakdown

Protests continued in Philadelphia as more details emerged on Wednesday about the police killing of 27-year-old Walter Wallace after his family had called for medical assistance when he was having a mental health crisis.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 3:41pm
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New Zealand house prices soar despite Covid recession, worsening affordability crisis

Property market posted an 11% rise in median values, masking rising homelessness and a widening social divide, critics say

New Zealand house prices have defied the Covid-19 recession and soared to record levels, prompting warnings that the hot property market will damage the country’s long-term economic wellbeing and widen inequality.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 9:17pm
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Legendary Paris bookshop Shakespeare and Company begs for help in pandemic

The landmark store has seen sales fall 80% since March, and with a new lockdown expected has asked for orders from those who can afford it

One of the world’s most iconic bookshops, Shakespeare and Company, has appealed to its customers for help as it is struggling, with sales that are down almost 80% since March.

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 12:16pm
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