At least 5 dead in southeastern U.S. as a result of storm system

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More than 300,000 homes and businesses were without power early Friday as a weather system blamed for five deaths in the South moved into the northeastern United States.

Trump administration ousts 2 key impeachment witnesses

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Exacting swift punishment against those who crossed him, an emboldened President Donald Trump on Friday ousted two government officials who had delivered damaging testimony against him during his impeachment hearings. The president took retribution just two days...

Actor-comedian Orson Bean, 91, hit and killed by car in LA

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Orson Bean, the witty actor and comedian, was hit and killed by a car in Los Angeles, authorities said. He was 91.

‘It’s going to be nasty’: The party of Trump won’t soon forget Romney’s desertion

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No one was expecting a group hug after Mitt Romney's emotional speech on the Senate floor announcing he'd be voting to remove U.S. President Donald Trump from office. But the swiftness with which the Utah senator was...

Irish vote may end Varadkar’s spell as PM as Sinn Fein surges

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Irish voters look likely to dump Prime Minister Leo Varadkar from power on Saturday in an election that could alter the political landscape with a surge by Sinn Fein, which has struck a chord among younger voters....

5 Britons contract coronavirus at French ski resort

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Five British nationals including a child have been diagnosed with the coronavirus in France, after staying in the same ski chalet and coming into contact with a person who had been in Singapore, Health Minister Agnes Buzyn...

U.S. citizen dead from coronavirus in Wuhan

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An American was confirmed dead from the new coronavirus on Saturday while a Japanese man also died with symptoms consistent with the disease, as the epidemic looked set to pass the death toll from the SARS outbreak in...

Thai soldier kills more than 10 people, now in standoff at shopping mall

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A soldier in Thailand shot multiple people on Saturday, killing more than 10, and was holed up at a popular shopping mall, police said.

Prosecutors rest case in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial

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Prosecutors in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial rested their case on Thursday after more than two weeks of testimony punctuated by harrowing accounts from six women who say he justified his behaviour as the cost of getting ahead...