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Hong Kong declares virus emergency, 2-week school closure
Sat, 25 Jan 2020 04:59:32 -0500

BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong has declared the outbreak of a new virus an emergency and will close primary and secondary schools for two more weeks after the Lunar New Year holiday. City leader Ca...  Full Story

Britain's EU Journey: When Blair's EU aspirations faded away
Sat, 25 Jan 2020 05:00:25 -0500

LONDON (AP) — Britain officially leaves the European Union on Jan. 31 after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum.

Di...  Full Story

Still eyeing Slam, Pliskova exits Australia; 1 US man left
Sat, 25 Jan 2020 05:26:08 -0500

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Karolina Pliskova can make a good case that she has the strongest resume of any active player not to win a Grand Slam singles title.

She's been the runner-u...  Full Story

Sundance: Ron Howard documents aftermath of the Camp Fire
Sat, 25 Jan 2020 02:08:57 -0500

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Ron Howard knew Paradise, the northern California town devastated by the most destructive wildfire in California history.

His mother-in-law had lived there and ...  Full Story

2 elephants escape from circus in Russian city
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 07:30:40 -0500

Russia is said to be the place where bears roam the streets — but for a short while it was a free-for-all for elephants.

Residents of Yekaterinburg were flabbergasted to see a couple o...  Full Story

Dems say oust Trump or he'll betray again; 'He is who he is'
Sat, 25 Jan 2020 01:01:42 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Closing out their case, House Democrats warned in Donald Trump's impeachment trial that the president will persist in abusing his power and endangering American democracy un...  Full Story

The big lesson from the Bezos hack: Anyone can be a target
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 20:59:03 -0500

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — You may not think you're in the same league as Jeff Bezos when it comes to being a hacking target. Probably not, but you — and just about anyone else, potentially incl...  Full Story

2 killed, 20 injured when warehouse explosion shakes Houston
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 23:17:40 -0500

HOUSTON (AP) — A massive explosion Friday leveled a warehouse in Houston, killing two workers, damaging nearby buildings and homes and rousing frightened residents from their sleep miles away...  Full Story

Death toll from eastern Turkey earthquake climbs to 21
Sat, 25 Jan 2020 05:44:49 -0500

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The death toll from a strong earthquake that rocked eastern Turkey climbed to 21 Saturday, with more than 1,000 people injured, emergency officials said.

Rescue w...  Full Story

Hong Kong declares virus emergency, 2-week school closure
Sat, 25 Jan 2020 04:59:32 -0500

BEIJING (AP) — Hong Kong has declared the outbreak of a new virus an emergency and will close primary and secondary schools for two more weeks after the Lunar New Year holiday. City leader Ca...  Full Story