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Airstrike in northwest Syria kills 15 ahead of Moscow summit

Airstrike in northwest Syria kills 15 ahead of Moscow summit

BEIRUT — An airstrike on a rebel-held village in northwest Syria hit a poultry farm where several displaced families were sheltering early Thursday, killing at least 15 people including children while wounding several others, opposition activists sai
Dogs, cats can't pass on coronavirus, but can test positive

Dogs, cats can't pass on coronavirus, but can test positive

A unidentified spokesman for Hong Kong’s Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department was quoted in a news release as saying. “There is currently no evidence that pet animals can be a source of infection of COVID-19 or that they become sick.”
Pérez de Cuéllar, Peruvian two-term UN chief, dies at 100

Pérez de Cuéllar, Peruvian two-term UN chief, dies at 100

LIMA, Peru — Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, the two-term United Nations secretary-general who brokered a historic cease-fire between Iran and Iraq in 1988 and who in later life came out of retirement to help re-establish democracy in his Peruvian homeland,
Ex-wrestler sues University of Michigan over doc's assaults

Ex-wrestler sues University of Michigan over doc's assaults

DETROIT — A man who was a college wrestler in the 1980s sued the University of Michigan on Wednesday, alleging that a school doctor molested him dozens of times despite the university knowing that he was a threat to athletes. The lawsuit in U.S.
'Bob Durst killed his wife,' prosecutor says at his trial

'Bob Durst killed his wife,' prosecutor says at his trial

LOS ANGELES — Robert Durst has never been charged in the 1982 New York disappearance of his wife Kathie Durst, who was later declared dead despite no body being found, but on Wednesday a prosecutor in a Los Angeles courtroom repeatedly told a jury th
Brian Urlacher's brother pleads not guilty in gambling case

Brian Urlacher's brother pleads not guilty in gambling case

CHICAGO — Casey Urlacher, the brother of Chicago Bears Hall of Fame linebacker Brian Urlacher, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal charges alleging he was part of an offshore sports gambling business.

Defence contractor charged with giving up military secrets

WASHINGTON — A linguist working for the U.S.
Jury decides Tavis Smiley must pay PBS in #MeToo dispute

Jury decides Tavis Smiley must pay PBS in #MeToo dispute

WASHINGTON — A jury decided Wednesday that former television talk show host Tavis Smiley, who was fired amid allegations of workplace sexual misconduct at the height of the #MeToo movement, must pay about $1.
Stocks soar on plans for more stimulus measures, Biden wins

Stocks soar on plans for more stimulus measures, Biden wins

The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared more than 1,100 points, or 4.5%, Wednesday as governments and central banks around the globe took more aggressive measures to fight the virus outbreak and its effects on the economy.
Kim Kardashian West, former prisoners visit White House

Kim Kardashian West, former prisoners visit White House

WASHINGTON — Kim Kardashian West visited the White House on Wednesday along with three women who had their sentences commuted by President Donald Trump last month, allowing them early release from federal prison.
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