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At least 10,000 people used the chatrooms, with some paying up to $1,200 (£1,000) for access.
Malaysia's 94-year-old Mahathir Mohamad lost out in the battle to become prime minister on Saturday as the king named former interior minister Muhyiddin Yassin after a week of political turmoil sparked by Mahathir's resignation.
Nearly 150 people have been killed in the north-eastern Ceará state in the first days of the strike.
The band's upcoming shows will be taped without an audience after the virus spreads to Korea.
Larry Tesler was responsible for many of the innovations that made personal computing accessible.
Officials say the container came off its hinges after one of the wheels of the truck had a puncture.
The world's third largest economy was hit by a sales tax rise, a destructive typhoon and weak global demand.
Dozens of women were made to remove their knickers to prove they were not menstruating.
The World Health Organization says it is "not seeing a dramatic increase" in cases outside China.
What are the differences between coronavirus and flu, and can coronavirus be transmitted sexually?
Shoppers put up barricades as a Thai soldier aimed at victims' heads on a 16-hour rampage.
Record rains bring travel chaos but also put out wildfires and replenish supplies in drought-hit areas.
Some 908 people have now died in China - but the number of new infections has stabilised.
The baby in Wuhan may have contracted the virus in the womb, or immediately after birth.
Scientists have told the BBC that after grappling behind closed doors they are close to an announcement.
Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific wants staff to take three weeks leave to help cope with Coronavirus.
Olympic organisers are "seriously concerned" about the spread of coronavirus and the impact it could have on the Tokyo Games.
Experts say China's recent measures have created a chance to stop the virus becoming a global crisis.