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China's virus centre vows no patient unchecked as cases fall

China's virus centre vows no patient unchecked as cases fall

BEIJING — Inspectors in protective suits went door-to-door Wednesday in the epicenter of China's viral outbreak to try to find every infected person in an epidemic that is showing signs of waning as new cases fell for a second straight day.

Store yanks souvenir Washington dentures over slavery link

MOUNT VERNON, Va. — George Washington's Mount Vernon estate says it will no longer sell a souvenir depicting the founding father's false teeth amid criticism that Washington's dentures were made with teeth pulled from the mouths of his slaves.

Police chief stripped of duties disrobes, walks into storm

CROYDON, N.H. — The police chief in a New Hampshire town took it literally when he was stripped of his duties at a local board meeting, disrobing to his underwear and walking out into a snowstorm.
Gucci bares backstage, No. 21 celebrates a decade

Gucci bares backstage, No. 21 celebrates a decade

Milan Fashion Week opened Wednesday with outreach to China, largely cut off from the rest of the world by a new virus, and to Africa, often overlooked by luxury except as references.
Deliberating a 2nd day, Weinstein jury revisits '06 account

Deliberating a 2nd day, Weinstein jury revisits '06 account

NEW YORK — Jurors at Harvey Weinstein's rape trial spent much of their second day of deliberations Wednesday revisiting a former film and TV production assistant's allegation that he sexually assaulted her in July 2006.
'Leaning Tower of Dallas' is online star after implosion

'Leaning Tower of Dallas' is online star after implosion

DALLAS — A social media sensation dubbed the “Leaning Tower of Dallas” was born when a portion of a building survived an implosion in Dallas.
Trump ousts top defence official who certified Ukraine aid

Trump ousts top defence official who certified Ukraine aid

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has ousted the Pentagon's top policy official who had certified last year that Ukraine had made enough anti-corruption progress to justify the Trump administration's release of congressionally authorized aid to Kyi
Iran state news agency says new virus has killed 2 citizens

Iran state news agency says new virus has killed 2 citizens

TEHRAN, Iran — The new virus has killed two elderly Iranian citizens, Iran's state-run IRNA news agency reported Wednesday.
Understanding Weinstein’s charges and potential punishment

Understanding Weinstein’s charges and potential punishment

NEW YORK — A look at the charges against Harvey Weinstein and the punishment the former Hollywood producer could face if convicted at his New York City rape trial.
Burger King breaks the mould with new advertising campaign

Burger King breaks the mould with new advertising campaign

Burger King is breaking the mould in its new advertising campaign. The burger chain is portraying its Whopper covered in mould in print and TV ads running in Europe and the U.S.