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A Japanese chartered plane carrying evacuees from Wuhan, China, landed at Haneda international airport in Tokyo Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. Countries on Wednesday began evacuating their citizens from the Chinese city hardest-hit by an outbreak of a new virus. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
4 Japanese evacuees from Wuhan taken to hospital with feversJapanese officials say four evacuees on a flight from the Chinese city of Wuhan have a cough and fever
The Associated Press4 hours ago
US Gives Israel a Bold Green LightWith the ink still drying on President Trump's Middle East peace plan, Israel says it's ready for action. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday he will have his cabinet vote Sunday on two key measures: applying Israeli sovereignty to parts of the Jordan Valley and to Jewish settlements in the...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, to announce the Trump administration's much-anticipated plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Key points in Trump's Mideast peace planThe Mideast peace plan announced by President Donald Trump on Tuesday supports the Israeli position on nearly all of the most contentious issues in the decades-old conflict
The Associated Press5 hours ago
CIA Psychologist: 'I Will Cut Your Son's Throat'First came 183 waterboardings. Then, a threat: Another attack on US soil, and I'll kill your son. That's what CIA psychologist James Mitchell admitted Monday at a pretrial hearing in the case of alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the LA Times reports. "If there was a catastrophic attack on...
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Harvard's Chemistry Chair Accused of Lying About ChinaThere's another big story out that mentions Wuhan—just one not related to the coronavirus. The chair of Harvard's chemistry department was on Tuesday charged with making false statements to the Department of Defense regarding his role in China's Thousand Talents Plan. Bloomberg explains that it and other government-run plans...
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Harry, Meghan 'Shocked' Over One Thing in MegxitFinancial independence? Check. No HRH titles? Check. No roles as Commonwealth Young Ambassadors? That, sources tell TMZ , was tough for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to accept as they left the royal family for Canada earlier this month. But it seems the Queen took a firm stand during so-called Megxit...
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He Long Denied Role in 28K Deaths. Now, ThisTwo newly released photos might confirm what John Demjanjuk long denied—his service as a Nazi death camp guard, the LA Times reports. The Ukrainian-born American claimed he was never at the Sobibor death camp, where more than 167,000 Jews were murdered, and died in 2012 appealing a conviction...
Newser8 hours ago
A sinkhole is surrounded by police tape after it appeared when a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck in the Caribbean Sea between Jamaica and eastern Cuba, at Public Beach on West Bay, Grand Cayman, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. The quake also hit the Cayman Islands, leaving cracked roads and what appeared to be sewage spilling from cracked mains. There were no immediate reports of deaths, injuries or more severe damage. (Taneos Ramsay/Cayman Compass via AP)
Mag 7.7 quake hits between Cuba and Jamaica, but no injuriesA powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake has struck in the Caribbean Sea between Jamaica and eastern Cuba
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Fresh anti-Semitic writings appear in Italian cities, townsFresh anti-Semitic writings have appeared in Italian towns and cities as Italy marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz
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A government worker sprays disinfectant on a residential building in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. Hong Kong's leader announced Tuesday that all rail links to mainland China will be cut starting Friday as fears grow about the spread of a new virus. (Chinatopix via AP)
Bad timing: New virus poses threat to fragile world economyChina's new virus is striking at a bad time for the world economy
The Associated Press9 hours ago
People walk down a main avenue in the EU Quarter of Brussels, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. The U.K. is due to leave the EU on Friday, the first nation in the bloc to do so. It then enters an 11-month transition period in which Britain will continue to follow the bloc's rules while the two sides work out new deals on trade, security and other areas., 2020. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
With joy and sadness, UK lawmakers pack up in BrusselsIt's time to pack for the British legislators in the European Parliament — and that including Brexit champion Nigel Farage
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Tearful Sumo Champ Wins Over JapanSumo fans aren't used to seeing displays of emotion. But Tokushoryu's tears upon winning Japan's first main sumo tournament of the year on Sunday are just part of the reason fans have embraced the up-and-coming wrestler. With the rank of No. 17 maegashira, the 414-pound Tokushoryu was the clear underdog,...
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