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Wuhan officials face questions, anger over virus response Wuhan officials face questions, anger over virus response 01/28/2020 03:11pm • BEIJING (AP) Last Wednesday evening, top officials in the central Chinese city of Wuhan settled into their seats at an auditorium for a Lunar New Year gala even as a new virus that originated in their city was spreading rapidly. Dozens of actors, actresses and musicians performed, some desp Midwestern states consider banning bias based on hairstyles Midwestern states consider banning bias based on hairstyles 01/28/2020 12:44pm • TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) Black female legislators in two predominantly white Midwestern states urged their Republican colleagues Tuesday to join a national push to outlaw discrimination based on hairstyles such as braids and dreadlocks. Legislative committees in Kansas and Wisconsin held separate heari The Latest: Fuss over Thai navy officers' return from China The Latest: Fuss over Thai navy officers' return from China 01/28/2020 03:54am • BEIJING (AP) The Latest on the outbreak of a new virus from China (all times local): 8:25 p.m. A Thai navy spokesman says 20 officers sent to Wuhan to oversee construction of Thailand's first new submarine have returned home after the Chinese city was locked down to try to contain a viral outbre 'Confused and angry': Brexit unsettles EU citizens in the UK 'Confused and angry': Brexit unsettles EU citizens in the UK 01/28/2020 02:41am • LONDON (AP) Anxious, angry, abandoned. Brexit elicits strong emotions, and as Britains departure from the European Union approaches, more than 3 million U.K. residents who are citizens of EU countries are feeling the impending separation more strongly than most. Brexit is a huge economic and Collins expected to try ousting new GA senator in GOP battle Collins expected to try ousting new GA senator in GOP battle 01/27/2020 06:31pm • ATLANTA (AP) Georgia Rep. Doug Collins, an ardent ally of President Donald Trump and vocal opponent of his impeachment, is expected to announce he will challenge fellow Republican and newly appointed Sen. Kelly Loeffler for her seat this year, a Republican official said Monday. The decision by t 3 Things to Research When Choosing an Online University in the U.S. 01/27/2020 02:00pm • For many prospective international students, deciding to attend a U.S.-based online university is the first step in the path toward completing an undergraduate or graduate degree. But choosing to pursue an online degree can often lead to questions about what to research to find the right fit. "Inte Trump officials and backers to flood Iowa on caucus day Trump officials and backers to flood Iowa on caucus day 01/27/2020 07:25am • WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is mustering governmental muscle as it tries to turn out Republican voters next month in early voting Iowa. With most of the attention focused on the battle for the Democratic nomination, Trump's campaign is announcing what it is calli China temporarily bans wildlife trade in wake of outbreak China temporarily bans wildlife trade in wake of outbreak 01/26/2020 02:51pm • BEIJING (AP) Chinese authorities temporarily banned the trade of wild animals Sunday following a viral outbreak in Wuhan, saying they will severely investigate and punish violators. Local authorities will strengthen inspections and severely investigate and punish those who are found in India, Brazil agree to boost ties in IT, biofuel and mining India, Brazil agree to boost ties in IT, biofuel and mining 01/25/2020 10:15am • NEW DELHI (AP) India and Brazil agreed Saturday to boost trade and investment across a range of fields such as defense, mining, biofuel, cybersecurity, food, the environment and health. Indias Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded Brazil as a valuable partner as he and visiting President GOP shows little desire for witnesses ahead of critical vote GOP shows little desire for witnesses ahead of critical vote 01/25/2020 02:58am • WASHINGTON (AP) Republicans in the Senate appear unmoved by the Democratic push for witnesses in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial despite persistent appeals from Rep. Adam Schiff and the other House prosecutors. Over three days of arguments, Democrats warned that the senators will liv Trump rollback could leave waterways vulnerable to pollution Trump rollback could leave waterways vulnerable to pollution 01/23/2020 11:53am • WASHINGTON (AP) The Trump administration on Thursday ended federal protection for many of the nation's millions of miles of streams, arroyos and wetlands, a sweeping environmental rollback that could leave the waterways more vulnerable to pollution from development, industry and farms. The polic Kentucky bill requires care for infants surviving abortion 01/23/2020 10:28am • FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) A bill that would require doctors and other health workers to provide life-saving care for an infant born alive after a failed abortion attempt was approved by a Kentucky Senate panel Thursday. The measure sailed through the Senate Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protec Next stop, Brexit: Britain's EU divorce bill becomes law Next stop, Brexit: Britain's EU divorce bill becomes law 01/23/2020 08:21am • LONDON (AP) Britains delayed and disputed Brexit bill became law on Thursday, removing the last U.K. obstacle to the country leaving the European Union in just over a week. The U.K. is finally leaving the 28-nation bloc more than 3 1/2 years after voters narrowly opted to do so in a June 2016 Years after SARS, a more confident China faces a new virus Years after SARS, a more confident China faces a new virus 01/22/2020 05:44am • BEIJING (AP) As a viral outbreak spread from the central Chinese city of Wuhan this week, the ruling Communist Party's central political and legal affairs commission issued a stern warning: Whoever deliberately delays and conceals reports will forever be nailed to history's pillar of shame. Taiwan urges China to release all information on new virus Taiwan urges China to release all information on new virus 01/22/2020 01:06am • TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen urged China on Wednesday to release all information about the outbreak of a new virus and work with Taiwan on curbing its spread. At China's insistence, Taiwan is not a member of the World Health Organization and is not allowed to participate
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