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New virus has infected over 80,000 people, killed 2,700

New virus has infected over 80,000 people, killed 2,700

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 80,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19, referring to its origin late last year and the coronavirus that causes it.
'A world of hurt': 39 states to investigate Juul's marketing

'A world of hurt': 39 states to investigate Juul's marketing

HARTFORD, Conn.

Spanish top court backs rapper in freedom of speech case

MADRID — Spain's constitutional Court on Tuesday overturned a previous verdict that found a rapper guilty of exalting terrorism and humiliating victims of attacks in tweets.

IOC member casts doubt on postponing or moving Tokyo Games

TOKYO — A senior member of the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that if it proves too dangerous to hold the Olympics in Tokyo this summer because of the coronavirus outbreak, organizers are more likely to cancel it altogether than to post
Drugmaker Mallinckrodt reaches $1.6B opioid settlement

Drugmaker Mallinckrodt reaches $1.6B opioid settlement

The generic drugmaker Mallinckrodt has a tentative $1.6 billion deal to settle lawsuits over its role in the U.S. opioid crisis, it announced Tuesday. The deal is intended to end hundreds of lawsuits faced by the company over opioids.
Mubarak, Egypt's autocrat ousted in uprising, dies at 91

Mubarak, Egypt's autocrat ousted in uprising, dies at 91

CAIRO — Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian leader who was the autocratic face of stability in the Middle East for nearly 30 years before being forced from power in an Arab Spring uprising, died Tuesday, state-run TV announced. He was 91.
Iran says official who played down virus fears is infected

Iran says official who played down virus fears is infected

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The head of an Iranian government task force on the coronavirus who had urged the public not to overreact about its spread has tested positive for the illness himself, authorities said Tuesday, as new cases emanating fro
IOC member casts doubt on postponing or moving Tokyo Games

IOC member casts doubt on postponing or moving Tokyo Games

TOKYO — A senior member of the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that if it proves too dangerous to hold the Olympics in Tokyo this summer because of the coronavirus outbreak, organizers are more likely to cancel it altogether than to post
Honolulu marathon CEO says he was abused by Michigan doctor

Honolulu marathon CEO says he was abused by Michigan doctor

ANN ARBOR, Mich.
Dior invokes #MeToo in feminist-inspired fashion show

Dior invokes #MeToo in feminist-inspired fashion show

“Consent, Consent, Consent” flashed the neon set lights at Dior's latest ready-to-wear show in Paris.