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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a news conference at the State Department, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Pompeo blasts China, Iran for response to virus outbreakSecretary of State Mike Pompeo is hitting out at China and Iran for their response to the outbreak of coronavirus
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2020, file photo people walk by a retail clothing store in Valley West Mall in West Des Moines, Iowa. On Tuesday, Feb. 25, the Conference Board reports on U.S. consumer confidence for February. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
US consumer confidence rises slightly to 130.7 in FebruaryU.S. consumer confidence improved slightly in February, rising to a reading of 130.7, the highest point since August
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
Supreme Court upholds Arizona death sentenceA sharply divided Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for an Arizona inmate who was convicted of killing two people in home burglaries nearly 30 years ago
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Farmers protest blocking the motorway near Navalmoral de la Mata in Caceres province, Spain, on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. Farmers in fluorescent yellow vests have begun blocking highways in southwestern Spain with tractors and other vehicles in the latest mass protest over what they say are plummeting incomes for agricultural workers. (AP Photo/Alicia Leon)
Spain tries to appease protesting farmers over unfair pricesThe Spanish government has introduced new regulations on the pricing of food in supermarkets, in response to weeks of country-wide farmers' protests over plummeting incomes
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Supporters of Julian Assange hold placards as they protest on the second day of a week of opening arguments for the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange outside Belmarsh Magistrates' Court in south east London, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. U.S. authorities, want to try Assange on espionage charges. A lawyer for the Americans said the Australian computer expert was an “ordinary” criminal whose publication of hundreds of thousands of secret military documents put many people at risk of torture and death. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Lawyer complains of prison treatment of WikiLeaks' AssangeA lawyer for Julian Assange says the WikiLeaks founder was handcuffed 11 times, stripped naked twice and had court papers taken away on the first day of a hearing on his extradition to the United States
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2020 file photo, Mimi Haleyi, right, arrives to testify in Harvey Weinstein's trial on charges of rape and sexual assault in New York.  Haleyi, one of the women Harvey Weinstein was convicted of sexually assaulting,  said Tuesday, Feb. 25, that the verdict made her feel grateful to be “heard and believed.” Weinstein faces a possible sentence of five to 29 years after a Manhattan jury convicted him of sexually assaulting Haleyi and raping an aspiring actress in 2013. He was acquitted of first-degree rape and two counts of predatory sexual assault.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Weinstein accuser Haleyi grateful to be 'heard and believed'One of the women Harvey Weinstein was convicted of sexually assaulting said Tuesday that the verdict made her feel grateful to be “heard and believed.”
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Drugmaker Mallinckrodt reaches $1.6B opioid settlementThe generic drugmaker Mallinckrodt has announced a $1.6 billion deal to settle lawsuits it faces over its role in a national opioid crisis
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Study finds drop in life expectancy for poor English womenA new report says that life expectancy for English women in the most deprived communities outside London declined over the last 10 years and stalled a century-long trend toward longer lives
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FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2020, file photo specialist Erica Fredrickson works with a colleague on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 25. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Stocks slip in early trading after worst drop in 2 yearsU.S. stocks are slipping in early trading on Wall Street Tuesday, a day after the market's biggest drop in more than two years
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