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Health Jan 21Outbreak cases from new virus rises to 440 in China, with 9 dead
Deputy Director of the National Health Commission Li Bin told reporters all the deaths had been in Hubei province, where the first illnesses from the new coronavirus were reported in December.
Politics Jan 21Bloomberg calls for Trump’s removal in new impeachment ad
Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg is launching a new impeachment-focused television ad calling on the Senate to remove President Donald Trump from office.
Science Jan 21Cold-stunned iguanas forecast to fall from Florida trees
The National Weather Service routinely warns people about falling rain, snow and hail, but temperatures are dropping so low in South Florida the forecasters are warning residents about falling iguanas.
World Jan 21New government announced in crisis-hit Lebanon ends 3-month vacuum
A new Cabinet was announced in crisis-hit Lebanon late Tuesday, breaking a months-long impasse amid ongoing mass protests against the country's ruling elite.
Arts Jan 21Black Sabbath’s Ozzy Osbourne has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease
NEW YORK (AP) — Rocker Ozzy Osbourne says that he’s been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, a nervous system disorder that affects movement. The 71-year-old Grammy winner and former vocalist for the metal band Black Sabbath said during an interview on…
Politics Jan 21Read McConnell’s proposed roadmap for the Trump impeachment trial
The resolution would permit Trump's lawyers to move early on to acquit the president and sets up a vote next week on calling witnesses such as former national security adviser John Bolton.
World Jan 21More nations join China in responding to new coronavirus
The Chinese government's confirmation that the new virus can spread between humans and has killed six people heightened fears on Tuesday as millions of Chinese planned to travel for the Lunar New Year holiday.
World Jan 20Malaysia returns trash, says it won’t be the world’s waste bin
Shipments of unwanted rubbish have been rerouted to Southeast Asia since China banned the import of plastic waste in 2018, but Malaysia and other developing countries are fighting back.
World Jan 19Bodies of 11 Ukrainians killed in Iran plane crash sent home
The bodies of the 11 Ukrainians who died when an Iranian missile shot down a passenger plane have arrived in Ukraine on Sunday for a farewell ceremony.
World Jan 18Lebanon police fire tear gas at protesters amid Beirut riots
Riot police fired tear gas and sprayed water cannon near parliament in Lebanon's capital Saturday to disperse thousands of protesters after riots broke out during a march against the ruling elite amid a severe economic crisis.