China records first virus death in Beijing as toll passes 100

The new strain of coronavirus spreading across China claimed its first victim in Beijing, officials said on Tuesday, as the death toll climbed to 106, the United States warned citizens against trips to the country and financial markets recoiled again at the potential impact on the world's second-biggest economy. Amid mounting concern about the virus on Chinese social media, the National Health Commission said in a statement that all but six of those killed by the previously unknown flu-like vir...
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Key Senate Democrat says Trump team made 'persuasive' argument against obstruction article

Sen. Doug Jones said he found the president's counsel did a good job with the case against convicting Trump of obstruction of justice         [Author: USA TODAY]
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LeBron James promises to continue Kobe Bryant's legacy

LeBron James says he is "heartbroken" over the death of Kobe Bryant and promises to continue his fellow basketball great's legacy.
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'Heartbroken' James promises to continue Bryant legacy

LeBron James says he is "heartbroken" over the death of Kobe Bryant and promises to continue his fellow basketball great's legacy.
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Sundance: Sony Pictures Classics Buys ‘The Truffle Hunters’

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired worldwide rights to “The Truffle Hunters” out of the Sundance Film Festival. The pact is for $1.5 million, according to an insider. The documentary follows a handful of men in Piedmont, Italy as the search for rare and expensive white Alba truffles. It’s a lifestyle that is off-the-grid, one without […]
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Garza, No. 18 Iowa rally to beat Wisconsin 68-62

Iowa's offense was sputtering, so the 18th-ranked Hawkeyes vowed to beat Wisconsin with defense. “We knew we weren't going to lose this game,” center Luka Garza said. Garza had 21 points and 18 rebounds as the cold-shooting Hawkeyes rallied from a 12-point deficit.
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United States: U.S. Supreme Court: Creditors May Immediately Appeal Denials Of Automatic-Stay Relief - Jones Day

The Situation. In Ritzen Group, Inc. v. Jackson Masonry, LLC, the U.S. Supreme Court considered whether bankruptcy court orders conclusively denying relief from the Bankruptcy Code's automatic...
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California Father Is Charged With Murdering Five of His Infant Children

New DNA technology helped officials crack a case that had stalled for a dozen years.
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France: Les impacts du Décret n° 2020-24 du 13 janvier 2020 sur la gestion des droits de propriété intellectuelle : focus sur les contrats de recherche public-privé et le mandataire unique des entités publiques - August Debouzy

Les impacts du Décret n°2020-24 du 13 janvier 2020 sur la gestion des droits de propriété intellectuelle: focus sur les contrats de recherche public-privé et le mandataire unique des entités publiques
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Cardiff congestion charge: Politicians to question council

AMs say a congestion charge in Cardiff should not go ahead until public transport improves.
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Roll the tape: See how Ken Starr appears to contradict himself

President Donald Trump's defense team member Ken Starr used the opposite argument defending the President's use of executive privilege than he did in the impeachment case against President Bill Clinton in 1998.
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49ers on a quest for redemption along with their sixth Super Bowl title

The San Francisco 49ers are on a quest for their sixth championship, and hope to place a bow on a successful season with a win over the Kansas Chiefs in the Super Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens.
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The Latest: Coco Gauff, McNally lose Australian doubles QFs

The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 3:30 p.m. American teenagers Coco Guaff and Caty McNally have lost their Australian Open doubles quarterfinal 6-2, 6-4 to 2018 champions Kristina Mladenovic and Timea Babos. The 15-year-old Gauff beat 2019 champion Naomi Osaka in the third round of singles before losing to fellow American Sofia Kenin.
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Washington Post Lifts Suspension Of Reporter Over Viral Kobe Bryant Tweets

The paper was criticized by its own media critic and guild for suspending reporter Felicia Sonmez.
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‘Outrage’ At Washington Post After Reporter Suspended For Viral Kobe Bryant Tweets

The paper has been criticized by its own media critic and guild for suspending reporter Felicia Sonmez.
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One Person Shot By Deputy In Stockton; Deputy Is OK

STOCKTON (CBS13) — The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office confirmed there was a deputy-involved shooting in Stockton Monday evening. The shooting happened on Pock Lane at Montclair Street. Officials say the shooting involved one deputy and one subject. According to the sheriff’s office, the deputy came across a subject that appeared to be armed on Pock Lane, so the deputy opened fire out of fear for their safety. The subject sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported from the s...
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Indonesia's Aceh unveils new female flogging squad

The masked woman nervously approaches her target, shuffles into position and then unleashes a flurry of lashes -- proving herself as the newest member of the first female flogging squad in Indonesia's Aceh province. Such behaviour constitutes a morality crime in Aceh, the only region in the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation that imposes Islamic law -- known as Sharia. Indonesia's president has issued a call for the public floggings to stop but he has little say over what happens in Aceh, ...
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European Union: FIG Bulletin, 24 January 2020 - Hogan Lovells

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a Dear CEO letter to financial advisers, setting out the FCA's approach to tackling key areas of concern in financial advice firms and the...
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Maple Leafs begin crucial stretch drive with impressive win in Nashville

After Sheldon Keefe was highly critical of an amateur-like performance from his team leading into the bye week and All-Star break, the Toronto Maple Leafs delivered a professional, grown-up performance to begin the stretch run, defeating the Nashville Predators 5-2 on Monday night. Frederik Andersen bounced back with a 34-save effort to earn his 23rd win of the season, while Rasmus Sandin was a catalyst offensively with two points, which included his first career NHL goal. Toronto will complete ...
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49ers' George Kittle says he has played with torn labrum for nearly 2 years, refuses to undergo surgery

George Kittle said he's played through a torn labrum for the last two season, and he has no plans to undergo surgery in the foreseeable future.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Bermuda: Innovative New Products Will Drive ILS Growth This Year, Predicts Adderley - Appleby

This year will see a return to growth for the ILS market, with a range of new products helping clients manage new risks more effectively, according to Brad Adderley, partner at Appleby.
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Wales smacking ban: Your questions answered

What if a parent from England, unaware of the ban, is caught smacking their child in Wales?
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49ers notebook: Sherman reflects on Kobe's impact

Like millions of people around the world, San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman couldn't believe the news coming out of Calabasas, Calif., on Sunday morning. Kobe Bryant, the fourth-leading scorer in NBA history who won five championships during a 20-year career all spent with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash along with eight others. A product of Compton, Calif., Sherman grew up watching Bryant and became a friend.
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No 1 Barty, 1st-timer Kenin to meet in Australian Open semis

Top-ranked Ash Barty is a step closer to ending a long drought for Aussies at the national championship. Barty saved set points in the 11th game and another in the tiebreaker before seizing the momentum against two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in a 7-6 (6), 6-2 on Rod Laver Arena. Barty fended off eight of the nine break-point chances she faced in the first set before finally getting the upper hand when she won a 22-shot rally, defending for much of it just to stay in the point, at 3-2 ...
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'The Bachelor': Chase Rice wants 'nothing to do with' drama around performing for his ex

"Bachelor" Peter Weber took a contestant on a date to see Chase Rice perform. Turns out, Rice is her ex, and was not happy to see them.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Gwent Police fast-tracks civilians to become investigators

Gwent Police says the 15 trainees will support detectives, but will not be able to arrest anyone.
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Ireland: WRC Orders Re-Engagement Of Worker Dismissed After He Punched A Colleague In Self-Defence - Arthur Cox

The claimant maintained at an investigation meeting, and later at a disciplinary meeting, that he had tried to back away, but that he had to hit CO to defend himself.
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Delta Fined $50,000 for Discriminating Against Muslim Passengers

The Transportation Department also ordered the airline to make flight crews and customer service representatives attend civil rights training.
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School curriculum overhaul for Wales published

It will be the first complete reform to the curriculum in Wales in more than 30 years.
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The Spotted Pig, famed New York restaurant, closes in wake of sexual harassment settlement

Famed restaurant The Spotted Pig will close weeks after it was announced the restaurant would settle sexual harassment claims by former employees.
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