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US deports ex-paramilitary leader 'Toto' Constant to Haiti

US deports ex-paramilitary leader 'Toto' Constant to Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Former paramilitary leader Emmanuel Constant was deported from the U.S.
Congress stalls on policing overhaul, despite public outcry

Congress stalls on policing overhaul, despite public outcry

WASHINGTON — Congress is hitting an impasse on policing legislation, as key Senate Democrats on Tuesday opposed a Republican proposal as inadequate, leaving the parties to decide whether to take on the hard job of negotiating a compromise or walk awa
Bill Cosby appeal will test scope of #MeToo prosecutions

Bill Cosby appeal will test scope of #MeToo prosecutions

PHILADELPHIA — In a stunning decision that could test the legal framework of #MeToo cases, Pennsylvania's highest court will review the trial decision to let five other accusers testify at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial in 2018, which ended with t

Tropical storm moves away from Gulf Stream, soon to weaken

MIAMI — Tropical Storm Dolly began moving away from warm Gulf Stream waters over the northern Atlantic on Tuesday and is expected to dissipate at midweek. The U.S.
More gains for tech as US stocks head for a 3rd monthly gain

More gains for tech as US stocks head for a 3rd monthly gain

Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Tuesday, extending the market's recent winning streak after another strong showing by technology companies. The S&P 500 rose 0.4% and is on pace for its third straight monthly gain.
No. 1 Novak Djokovic, wife have virus after his exhibitions

No. 1 Novak Djokovic, wife have virus after his exhibitions

BELGRADE, Serbia — Top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic announced Tuesday he and his wife tested positive for the coronavirus after he played in a series of exhibition matches he organized in Serbia and Croatia with zero social distancing amid the

Sausage, onion and iguana: Dead reptile found in pizza joint

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — File it under pizza toppings only offered in Florida. State inspectors found an 80-pound (36-kilogram) iguana stashed in the freezer at a local pizza joint.
Despite green pledges, Amazon’s carbon footprint grew 15%

Despite green pledges, Amazon’s carbon footprint grew 15%

NEW YORK — Amazon said Tuesday that its carbon footprint rose 15% last year, even as it launched initiatives to reduce its harm on the environment. The online shopping giant said activities tied to its businesses caused the emission of 51.
Singapore leader calls early elections despite pandemic

Singapore leader calls early elections despite pandemic

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong called Tuesday for early general elections despite the coronavirus, saying the outbreak has stabilized and there is no assurance it will be over by next April, when the current government's term ends.
Ex-CEO of Wirecard arrested in scandal over missing billions

Ex-CEO of Wirecard arrested in scandal over missing billions

BERLIN — The former CEO of German financial technology company Wirecard has been arrested on suspicion of misrepresenting the firm's finances in an accounting scandal that centres on a missing 1.9 billion euros ($2.