Italian, Mideast outbreaks lead to more deaths

Italian, Mideast outbreaks lead to more deaths

A sixth person has died in the coronavirus outbreak in northern Italy it was announced on Monday, while the number of confirmed cases rose to more than 220. Meanwhile infections in Iran appear to be spreading to neighbors.
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'Guest is God': Crowds gather to greet Trump in India

'Guest is God': Crowds gather to greet Trump in India

U.S. President Donald Trump landed in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad on Monday to a raucous reception, at the start of a visit during which the two sides will aim to reset relations that have been buffeted by a trade spat.
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Assange's fate hangs in balance as UK court considers extradition bid

Assange's fate hangs in balance as UK court considers extradition bid

A British court will begin hearings on Monday to decide whether Julian Assange should be extradited to the United States almost a decade after his WikiLeaks website enraged Washington by leaking secret U.S. documents.
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Merkel's party punished by voters in Hamburg state election

Merkel's party punished by voters in Hamburg state election

Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) won most support in a vote in the northern city of Hamburg on Sunday and Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives came third in the first electoral test since her protegee gave up ambitions for the top job.
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Malaysia's 94-year-old prime minister resigns

Malaysia's 94-year-old prime minister resigns

Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad unexpectedly resigned as prime minister on Monday, leaving the country in political turmoil and drawing calls from some quarters for the world's oldest leader to return at the head of a new government.
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Israeli jets strike targets in Syria and Gaza

Israeli jets strike targets in Syria and Gaza

An Israeli air strike in Damascus overnight killed two members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, the militant group said on Monday.
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Italy cuts Carnival short over coronavirus spike

Italy cuts Carnival short over coronavirus spike

Fears mounted on Monday that the coronavirus outbreak in China will grow into a pandemic with disruptive and deadly consequences for countries around the world, after sharp rises in infections in South Korea, Italy and Iran. Venice also had to cancel
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Violent protests overshadow Carnival in Haiti

Violent protests overshadow Carnival in Haiti

Violent anti-government protests replaced Carnival celebrations on Sunday (February 23) in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince.
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Amazon criticized for made up Holocaust scenes in new show Hunters

Amazon criticized for made up Holocaust scenes in new show Hunters

The Auschwitz Memorial criticized Amazon on Sunday for fictitious depictions of the Holocaust in its Prime series "Hunters" and for selling books of Nazi propaganda.
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Democratic rivals aim to slow Sanders' momentum

Democratic rivals aim to slow Sanders' momentum

Democratic presidential contenders fanned out across the United States on Sunday to try to blunt Bernie Sanders' momentum after his dominant victory in Nevada solidified his front-runner status ahead of 15 key nominating contests in the next 10 days.
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Trump blames Schiff for Russia-Sanders intel 'leak'

Trump blames Schiff for Russia-Sanders intel 'leak'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday accused Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of leaking classified information on Russian interference in the 2020 election - which Schiff refuted by saying, "your false claims fool no one." Yahaira Jacquez reports.
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Nine dead in Turkey after quake hits rural Iran border region

Nine dead in Turkey after quake hits rural Iran border region

At least nine people were killed in southeastern Turkey on Sunday after an earthquake struck near the border with Iran. Ciara Lee reports
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Climate change keeps Italy's alpine rescuers busy

Climate change keeps Italy's alpine rescuers busy

The Italian Alps are under attack by climate change with a consistent temperature increase and more extreme weather fronts, glaciers are shrinking and the risk of avalanches is becoming more common.
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S.Korea declares coronavirus "red alert"

S.Korea declares coronavirus "red alert"

South Korea raised its infectious disease alert to its highest level on Sunday as confirmed coronavirus cases in the country jumped to 602 and the death toll rose to six. Ciara Lee reports
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Pope appears to reject Trump's Middle East peace plan

Pope appears to reject Trump's Middle East peace plan

Pope Francis has warned against "inequitable solutions" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, in an apparent reference to U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace proposal.
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Fury pummels Wilder to claim WBC heavyweight title

Fury pummels Wilder to claim WBC heavyweight title

Britain's Tyson Fury delivered a dominant performance in his heavyweight championship bout with Deontay Wilder on Saturday. Ciara Lee reports
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Sanders wins big in Nevada with diverse backing

Sanders wins big in Nevada with diverse backing

Bernie Sanders secured a decisive victory on Saturday in the Nevada caucuses with broad-based support that suggests his surging campaign is attracting support from outside its long-standing base.
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Sanders heads to big win in Nevada

Sanders heads to big win in Nevada

Senator Bernie Sanders appeared headed to a decisive win in the Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada Saturday, and early returns showed Joe Biden possibly landing a second-place finish.
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Sanders warns Russia to stay out of 2020 campaign

Sanders warns Russia to stay out of 2020 campaign

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders warned Russia on Friday to stay out of the 2020 presidential race after U.S. officials had told him Moscow was trying to aid his campaign. Produced by Jonah Green.
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Prince Harry and his wife will stop using "Sussex Royal" brand

Prince Harry and his wife will stop using "Sussex Royal" brand

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have decided not to use the word "royal" in their branding after they start a new life in Canada following their decision to step back from royal duties.
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Concerns grow over rising global spread of coronavirus

Concerns grow over rising global spread of coronavirus

China reported a sharp decrease in new deaths and cases of the coronavirus on Saturday but a doubling of infections in South Korea and 10 new cases in Iran added to unease about its rapid spread and global reach.
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Bloomberg offers to release 3 women from non-disclosures

Bloomberg offers to release 3 women from non-disclosures

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said on Friday that his company has identified three women bound by non-disclosure agreements regarding his past conduct and that they would be released from their accords if they choose. Fredd
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Weinstein jury deadlocked on most serious sexual assault charges

Weinstein jury deadlocked on most serious sexual assault charges

The jury in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial in New York said on Friday they were deadlocked on the most serious criminal charges and suggested they were unanimous on the others leveled against the former Hollywood mogul.
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Trump says Russia supporting his reelection 'another misinformation campaign'

Trump says Russia supporting his reelection 'another misinformation campaign'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said on Twitter that the idea that Russia wants him to win re-election was "another misinformation campaign" launched by Democrats. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
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Trump: U.S. may give farmers more aid until trade deals 'kick in'

Trump: U.S. may give farmers more aid until trade deals 'kick in'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday composed a tweet entirely in capital letters pledging to further help American farmers, even after his USDA secretary said the sector should not count on a bailout in 2020. This report produced by Zachary Goelman
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'Traumatized' Africans stranded by coronavirus plead to be brought home

'Traumatized' Africans stranded by coronavirus plead to be brought home

Thousands of Africans are stranded in the quarantined Chinese city of Wuhan and its surrounding province. Meanwhile back on the continent, fishermen who rely on China for exports are struggling.
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Lesotho PM misses court date over wife's death

Lesotho PM misses court date over wife's death

Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane had not turned up for a court appearance over his wife's death two hours after the hearing was meant to start on Friday, and police said they were unsure of his whereabouts.
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Democratic candidates make final bid for Nevada votes

Democratic candidates make final bid for Nevada votes

Democratic candidates and volunteers are canvasing Nevada in cars, on foot, and even on horseback a day before the state holds a nominating contest in the 2020 race for the White House. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
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German mass shooting reopens gun law debates

German mass shooting reopens gun law debates

Germany's government faced calls to toughen gun ownership laws and step up efforts to track far-right sympathisers, after the suspect in one of its worst mass shootings since World War Two was found to have published a racist manifesto.
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Assange's fate hangs in balance as UK considers extradition to U.S.

Assange's fate hangs in balance as UK considers extradition to U.S.

A London court is to deliberate on whether to allow WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be extradited to the United States. He says the request is politically motivated by those embarrassed by WikiLeaks' revelations.
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US, Taliban to sign agreement to cut violence

US, Taliban to sign agreement to cut violence

The United States and the Taliban will sign an agreement on Feb. 29 at the end of a week long period of violence reduction in Afghanistan, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the Taliban said on Friday.
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Iran says coronavirus has spread to several cities, reports two new deaths

Iran says coronavirus has spread to several cities, reports two new deaths

The coronavirus has spread to several Iranian cities, a health ministry official said on Friday, as an outbreak that the authorities say began in the holy city of Qom caused two more deaths.
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Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury square off in Las Vegas for much anticipated rematch

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury square off in Las Vegas for much anticipated rematch

Heavyweight boxers Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury have had to be kept apart Las Vegas on ahead of their WBC title showdown on Saturday night.
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Climate change bites in Mexico's cradle of corn

Climate change bites in Mexico's cradle of corn

More frequent and longer droughts in Puebla's Tehuacan have forced many farmers in the area to give up corn and other cereals in favor of alternatives requiring less water such as pistachio or cactus. Yahaira Jacquez has more.
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Coronavirus evacuees cause clashes in Ukraine

Coronavirus evacuees cause clashes in Ukraine

Scuffles broke out between police and residents of a village in central Ukraine as they protested the arrival of a plane carrying evacuees from China's Hubei province, fearing they could be infected with the coronavirus despite authorities insisting there was no danger.
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Iranians head to the polls in parliamentary election

Iranians head to the polls in parliamentary election

Iranians began voting on Friday in a parliamentary election likely to help hardline loyalists of the supreme leader tighten their grip on power as the country faces mounting U.S. pressure over its nuclear program and growing discontent at home.
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Coronavirus uptick and the hunt for "patient 31"

Coronavirus uptick and the hunt for "patient 31"

The coronavirus has infected 234 people in two prisons outside the province at the center of the epidemic in China and South Korea reported 52 new confirmed cases of the virus on Friday. Libby Hogan has more.
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Russia meddling in U.S. elections again: source

Russia meddling in U.S. elections again: source

President Donald Trump replaced his head of intelligence just a week after officials warned that Russia is meddling in U.S. elections yet again, according to a source who spoke to Reuters.
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Man gets life in prison for NZ backpacker murder

Man gets life in prison for NZ backpacker murder

A 28-year-old man who murdered a British woman backpacker in New Zealand was handed life imprisonment with a minimum of 17 years behind bars, one of the longest sentences given in a country where serious crime was once considered rare.
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Trump ally Stone sentenced to 40 months for lying to Congress

Trump ally Stone sentenced to 40 months for lying to Congress

Donald Trump's longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone was sentenced to serve 40 months in jail in a case that embroiled the Justice Department in political controversy and provoked the ire of the U.S. president. This report produced by Zachary Goelm
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A refugee develops a video game with a message

A refugee develops a video game with a message

The goal of Lual Mayen's video game is to survive the horrific ordeal of a refugee, an experience that his family knows well. Freddie Joyner has more.
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Trump ally Stone sentenced to 40 months for lying to Congress

Trump ally Stone sentenced to 40 months for lying to Congress

Donald Trump's longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone was sentenced to serve 40 months in jail in a case that embroiled the Justice Department in political controversy and provoked the ire of the U.S. president. This report produced by Zachary Goelm
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Man arrested after non-fatal stabbing inside London mosque

Man arrested after non-fatal stabbing inside London mosque

A man stabbed a 70-year-old muezzin leading prayers inside a London mosque on Thursday and was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, police and mosque officials said.
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After bruising debate, Bloomberg seeks reset

After bruising debate, Bloomberg seeks reset

The Democratic presidential contenders began a frantic dash for votes on Thursday after a fiery debate featuring a volley of attacks on big-spending billionaire Michael Bloomberg, who made his debut on the national debate stage. This report produced
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Trump names loyalist as acting head of intel agencies

Trump names loyalist as acting head of intel agencies

President Donald Trump on Wednesday named U.S. ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell, a strong supporter of his policies, to be acting director of national intelligence. Produced by Jonah Green.
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Suspected shisha bar gunman published racist manifesto

Suspected shisha bar gunman published racist manifesto

A man suspected of shooting dead nine people in shisha bars in a German town before killing himself and his mother had posted a manifesto online including conspiracy theories and deeply racist views, prosecutors said on Thursday.
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South Korean city deserted after coronavirus "super-spreader"

South Korean city deserted after coronavirus "super-spreader"

The streets of South Korea's fourth-largest city were abandoned on Thursday, with residents holed up indoors after dozens of people caught the coronavirus in what the authorities described as a "super-spreading event" at a church.
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India has a facelift ahead of Trump's visit

India has a facelift ahead of Trump's visit

U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to "drain the swamp" of lobbyists and elites in Washington D.C. Now, one Indian city is racing to clean up a stagnant river as he prepares to visit.
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