Trump Pardons Michael Flynn; Maradona Tributes; Protests Against Gender-Based Violence: World Brief

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    President Donald Trump said he has pardoned Michael Flynn, his first national security adviser, who had pleaded guilty to lying to FBI agents about his conversations with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. MORE: https://bloom.bg/2KLM9P7 OPINION: Trump Was Right to Pardon Michael Flynn (By Eli Lake) – https://bloom.bg/2KLMqBD Diego Maradona, arguably the greatest soccer player ever who was worshiped in his home country of Argentina despite his flaws and demons, has died. He was 60. MORE: https://bloom.bg/39idAKk Germany registered a record increase in new coronavirus cases, bringing the total to just under 1 million, hours after the government extended a partial shutdown designed to check the spread of the disease.There were 32,687 new infections in Europe’s biggest economy in the 24 hours through Thursday morning, lifting the total to 995,879, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. That exceeded the previous high of 31,480 set three weeks ago. MORE: https://bloom.bg/379up7I Bitcoin plunged on Thursday in a sell-off that saw other digital assets fall as much as 27%, a slide likely to stoke speculation about the durability of the latest boom in cryptocurrencies. MORE: https://bloom.bg/39pgYmC This is your World Brief. More top stories at Bloomberg.com. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm Bloomberg Quicktake brings you live global news and original shows spanning business, technology, politics and culture. Make sense of the stories changing your business and your world. To watch complete coverage on Bloomberg Quicktake 24/7, visit http://www.bloomberg.com/qt/live, or watch on Apple TV, Roku, Samsung Smart TV, Fire TV and Android TV on the Bloomberg app. Have a story to tell? Fill out this survey for a chance to have it featured on Bloomberg Quicktake: https://cor.us/surveys/27AF30 Connect with us on… YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/Bloomberg Breaking News on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/BloombergQuickTakeNews Twitter: https://twitter.com/quicktake Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/quicktake Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/quicktake

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