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Death toll climbs Chinese cities locked down and U.S. tests more possible cases today

The city's hospitals, however, were packed, as worried residents flock to seek help.There has been only one confirmed case of the new coronavirus in the U. ...

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Houston explosion: Large blast at building shakes city, scatters debris today -- live updates

A large explosion at a building in Houston early Friday was felt for miles away and left rubble scattered in the area.The Houston Fire Department said one person was taken to a hospital because of the blast. ...

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Donald Trump to speak to reporters before leaving World Economic Forum in Davos today - watch live stream

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President Trump announced Wednesday that he would hold an unscheduled news conference before leaving Davos, Switzerland, where he gave the opening speech just a day earlier at the World Economic Forum.Mr. ...

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Tahoe avalanche at ski resort kills 1, seriously injures another in California today

One person has died and another was seriously injured Friday morning in an avalanche at a ski resort near Lake Tahoe, authorities said.The Placer County Sheriff's Office said a search if the area determined there were no other victims. ...

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Winter weather: Storm delays travelers as it moves across the U.S. today

The mega-storm that is barreling across the country has taken a new and deadly turn.The storm is on the move Friday evening, causing whiteouts and spinouts on icy highways throughout the Midwest, where blizzard warnings are now in effect. ...

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Texas execution today: John Gardner receives lethal injection for fatally shooting his wife in 2005

A Texas inmate with a history of violence against women was executed Wednesday evening for fatally shooting his wife.Seth Kretzer, one of Gardner's attorneys, said he was "deeply saddened" by the Supreme Court's decision. ...

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Iran plane crash: U.S. officials confident Iran shot down Ukrainian passenger jet today

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Iran's Aircraft Accident Investigation Board has invited the National Transportation Safety Board and Boeing to the site of the plane crash.She's home and I'm going to go knock on her door,'" Salani said. ...

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House approves war powers resolution limiting Trump's ability to act against Iran today; updates on Iran news

Washington — The House of Representatives delivered a sharp rebuke to President Trump over his use of U.The measure, which relies on the original War Powers Resolution of 1973, passed by a vote of 224 to 194 and now goes to the Senate. ...

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Silver Mountain, Idaho, avalanches: Rescuers find third victim today

A third victim was found on an Idaho mountain Thursday, two days after three avalanches at the same ski resort claimed the lives of two other people.The avalanche came after the ski resort in the Idaho Panhandle received heavy snow and resort crews used explosives to try to reduce avalanche threats. ...

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Complete list of winners, highlights, nominees, snubs, performances — live updates today

The 77th annual Golden Globes are being held Sunday night and will be hosted by comedian Ricky Gervais for his fifth time.Both are up against "1917," "Joker" and "The Two Popes" in the best drama category. ...

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Hong Kong protests: Around 400 arrested in New Year's Day protests today

Hundreds of thousands of people packed Hong Kong streets for an annual New Year's Day protest march as the monthslong pro-democracy movement extended into 2020 with further violence between police and demonstrators.The massive rally followed overnight clashes between police and protesters on New Year's Eve in a densely populated shopping district. ...

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Texas church shooter identified today as Keith Kinnunen

The man who killed the gunman, Jack Wilson, told CBS News he doesn't consider himself a hero.There were more than 240 people inside the church at the time. ...

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Jaime Perelló, ex Puerto Rico official, pleads guilty in corruption case today

The former president of Puerto Rico's House of Representatives pleaded guilty Monday in a 2017 corruption case in which he was ordered to pay a fine but will not face prison time.Jaime Perelló entered his plea as part of an agreement with the government following an investigation by Puerto Rico's Special Independent Prosecutor Panel. ...

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Plane crash in Louisiana: 5 dead in crash near post office in Lafayette today; Walmart evacuated

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Five people are dead after a plane crashed near a post office in Lafayette, Louisiana, on Saturday, according to authorities.A Walmart in the area was evacuated as a precaution. ...

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Live updates as House of Representatives set to vote on articles of impeachment today — watch live

The House of Representatives will debate two articles of impeachment against President Trump before final votes on each later Wednesday.Download the free CBS News app to stream live coverage of the impeachment debate in the House, or watch live above. ...

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Serial killer dubbed "Jack the Ripper of Thailand" rearrested months after early release as suspect in new murder today

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Bangkok — Thai police on Wednesday arrested a convicted serial killer who was accused of a fresh killing just seven months after his early release from prison.He was freed in May this year in what prison officials now say they regard as a misguided policy regarding well-behaved convicts. ...

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India rape case appeal rejected today, paving way for suspects in fatal New Delhi bus gang rape to hang under death sentence

Man convicted of India bus gang rape blames the victimThe assailants were tried relatively quickly in a country where sexual assault cases often languish for years.Indian policemen stand with six men, their faces covered in black hoods, suspected in the gang rape of a woman on a moving bus in New Delhi, India, January 13, 2013. ...

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Julie Ertz named U.S. Soccer women's Player of the Year today

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It's the perfect end to a massive year for Julie Ertz.women's national soccer team (USWNT) players who have won the award multiple times, only Ertz has also won the U. ...

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