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10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. POLITICAL STAKES HIGH AS IMPEACHMENT TRIAL LOOMS The trial, only the third such undertaking in U.S.
Andrew Yang's wife details alleged sexual assault by doctor

Andrew Yang's wife details alleged sexual assault by doctor

WASHINGTON — The wife of Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang says she was sexually assaulted by an obstetrician while she was pregnant with the couple's first child.
French chef Bocuse restaurant loses 3rd star after 55 years

French chef Bocuse restaurant loses 3rd star after 55 years

PARIS — The restaurant of French chef Paul Bocuse, who died two years ago, has lost one of its Michelin stars after holding three since 1965, a world record.
Pakistani court hands down 55-year sentences to 86 Islamists

Pakistani court hands down 55-year sentences to 86 Islamists

ISLAMABAD — A Pakistani court has sentenced 86 members of a radical Islamist party to 55-year prison terms each for taking part in violent rallies in 2018 over the acquittal of a Christian woman in a blasphemy case, a party official said Friday.
Philippine volcano still 'life threatening' despite lull

Philippine volcano still 'life threatening' despite lull

TAGAYTAY, Philippines — An erupting Philippine volcano remains life threatening despite weaker emissions and fewer tremors, an official said Friday and advised thousands of displaced villagers not to return to the danger zone.
China reports 2nd death from virus behind pneumonia outbreak

China reports 2nd death from virus behind pneumonia outbreak

BEIJING — A second person has died from a new coronavirus that has caused an outbreak of pneumonia in central China, health authorities said. A 69-year-old man surnamed Xiong fell ill with the respiratory condition on Dec.
World's biggest yearly human migration begins again in China

World's biggest yearly human migration begins again in China

BEIJING — As the Lunar New Year approaches, Chinese travellers flocked to train stations and airports Friday to take part in a nationwide ritual: the world's biggest annual human migration.
It's a boy for 1st Japan Cabinet member on paternity leave

It's a boy for 1st Japan Cabinet member on paternity leave

TOKYO — Japan's environment minister became father to a boy and is going ahead with his planned paternity leave — still a rarity in Japan where men are under pressure to put work before family.
Australia raises with Iran imprisoned Australian academic

Australia raises with Iran imprisoned Australian academic

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s foreign minister said on Friday she had raised with her Iranian counterpart the fate of an imprisoned Australian-British academic, who has gone on hunger strikes and urged the Australian government to do more to free
Guatemala officials disperse migrants, but some keep trying

Guatemala officials disperse migrants, but some keep trying

CHIQUIMULA, Guatemala — United States officials are crediting tough measures taken over the past year and co-operation from regional governments for sharply reducing the number of Central American migrants who responded to a call for a new caravan.