15 children killed in Haiti orphanage fire

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A fire swept through a Haitian children's home run by a Pennsylvania-based non-profit group on Thursday night, killing 15 children, officials say.

Michael Avenatti found guilty in Nike extortion case

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Michael Avenatti, a lawyer who gained fame by representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, was convicted Friday of trying to extort sportswear giant Nike.

‘The regime has bombed everywhere’: Syrians fleeing opposition enclave seek safety at Turkish border

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Syrian families have been fleeing their homes and pushing toward a closed border with Turkey as government troops backed by Russia seek to regain control of the last opposition enclave in the country.

More than 1,700 Chinese health workers infected while fighting coronavirus outbreak

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B.C. has identified a new presumptive case of coronavirus, on top of Canada's seven previously confirmed cases. But the vast majority of coronavirus cases remain in China's Hubei province, where six health workers have died while trying...

Justice Department won’t charge ex-FBI agent and Trump target Andrew McCabe

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Federal U.S. prosecutors have declined to charge former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, closing an investigation into whether the longtime target of President Donald Trump's ire lied to federal officials about his involvement in a news media...

U.S. and Taliban agree to temporary truce in Afghanistan

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The peace deal would call for negotiations between Afghans on both sides of the conflict to start next month, an eventual countrywide cease-fire and a commitment from the Taliban not to harbour terrorist groups like al-Qaeda, while...

Airlines cancel U.K. flights ahead of Storm Dennis

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For a second consecutive weekend, the U.K. is bracing for a hit of wild weather with an approaching storm that's expected to bring high waves, hurricane-force winds and flooding.

Russia to lose Sochi Olympic gold medal in new doping case

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The International Biathlon Union on Saturday announced a two-year ban for Evgeny Ustyugov, who was part of the gold medal-winning men's relay team six years ago, citing evidence he used the banned steroid oxandrolone around the time...

German foreign minister warns of humanitarian crisis in Syria’s Idlib province

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German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has warned of a "humanitarian catastrophe" in Idlib if fighting in Syria doesn't stop, speaking after a meeting with his Turkish counterpart during the Munich Security Conference.

Another 67 people test positive for coronavirus on cruise ship in Japan

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Another 67 people have tested positive for the coronavirus on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan, Health Minister Katsunobu Kato said on Saturday.