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China revokes 3 Wall Street Journal reporters' credentials

China revokes 3 Wall Street Journal reporters' credentials

BEIJING — China revoked the press credentials of three reporters for The Wall Street Journal over a headline for an opinion column the government said Wednesday was racist.
Jurors promised trial of their lives in Durst murder case

Jurors promised trial of their lives in Durst murder case

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles judge made a sales pitch of sorts Wednesday to a panel of would-be jurors facing the prospect of serving five months in the murder trial of Robert Durst: this will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Fed seems inclined to keep rates low as virus poses risks

Fed seems inclined to keep rates low as virus poses risks

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve officials were mostly optimistic about the U.S.

Brazilian horror filmmaker and actor Marins dies at age 83

SAO PAULO — José Mojica Marins, a prolific Brazilian horror filmmaker and actor known as Coffin Joe, died on Wednesday, his daughter said. He was 83. Marins had been hospitalized with pneumonia for 20 days.
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.
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