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Two cities locked down, virus kills 17

China has put on lockdown two cities at the epicentre of a new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people and infected nearly 600, as health authorities around the world scramble to prevent a global pandemic.

Holmes ready to bounce back to NRL best

He may still have one eye on the NFL but Valentine Holmes says nothing has distracted him from bouncing back to his best in a much-anticipated 2020 NRL return for North Queensland.

What we know about the new coronavirus

Global health authorities fear the transmission rate of coronavirus will accelerate as hundreds of millions of Chinese travel at home and abroad during the week-long Lunar New Year holiday.

US mum accused of suffocating children

A US woman arrested on suspicion of killing her three young children told investigators that she suffocated her son and two daughters with her hands, police say.