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Ex-Baltimore mayor sentenced to 3 years in prison for children’s book scandal

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Catherine Pugh, the disgraced former mayor of Baltimore was sentenced to three years in federal prison Thursday for arranging fraudulent sales of her self-published children's books to nonprofits and foundations to promote her political career and fund...

TSX shut down for ‘technical halt’ as stock markets sell off

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The company that owns and operates the Toronto Stock Exchange ordered a "technical halt" to all trading on Canada's largest stock exchange on Thursday, a day when stock markets around the world saw heavy losses.

Astronomers have discovered the biggest explosion seen in the universe

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Astronomers have discovered the biggest explosion seen in the universe. Scientists reported Thursday that the blast came from a super-massive black hole in a cluster of galaxies 390 million light-years away.

Chinese swim star Sun Yang banned 8 years after he loses doping hearing

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Chinese swimmer Sun Yang was banned for eight years on Friday and will miss the 2020 Tokyo Olympics because he broke anti-doping rules in a late-night incident in which a blood sample container was smashed with a...

Turkish official says 33 soldiers killed in airstrike by Syrian government forces

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An airstrike by Syrian government forces in Syria's northwestern Idlib region killed 33 Turkish soldiers, the local governor in Turkey's southeastern province of Hatay said early Friday, raising an earlier death toll.

By the numbers: Coronavirus outbreak charted

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Coronavirus has spread to every continent except Antarctica and U.S. health officials have warned that it's likely to turn into a global pandemic. There has been a rash of new cases over the past week, and officials fear the virus could...

U.S. whistleblower: Federal workers had no protection while helping coronavirus evacuees

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A U.S. government whistleblower has filed a complaint alleging that some federal workers did not have the necessary protective gear or training when they were deployed to help Americans evacuated from China during the coronavirus outbreak.

NATO urges Syria, Russia to halt airstrikes as migrants leave Turkey

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Russia on Friday said it was sending two warships armed with cruise missiles to waters off the Syrian coast and blamed Ankara for the deaths of 33 Turkish soldiers in Syria's Idlib region the previous day.

Vatican forms task force to guide dioceses handling abuse allegations

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The Vatican is launching a task force of experts to help Catholic dioceses and religious orders develop guidelines to handle cases of sexual abuse by clergy and tend to survivors.

Joe Biden leads in South Carolina, but Bernie Sanders still the favourite to win...

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Bernie Sanders is the Democratic front-runner, but a win by former vice-president Joe Biden in Saturday’s South Carolina primary could give him a boost ahead of next week's decisive Super Tuesday contests.