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UN: Violence in Sudan’s Darfur killed 250, displaced 100,000

CAIRO — Tribal clashes in Sudan’s Darfur region have killed at least 250 people and displaced more than 100,000 people since erupting earlier this month, the U.N. refugee agency said.

Sheriff, report: Naked Florida man stole, crashed police car

A naked Florida man stole what news footage showed to be a marked police vehicle and crashed it in a wooded area, officials said.
Thousands of Hong Kongers locked down to contain coronavirus

Thousands of Hong Kongers locked down to contain coronavirus

HONG KONG — Thousands of Hong Kong residents were locked down in their homes Saturday in an unprecedented move to contain a worsening coronavirus outbreak in the city.
Bus heading to Grand Canyon rolls over; 1 dead, 2 critical

Bus heading to Grand Canyon rolls over; 1 dead, 2 critical

PHOENIX — A Las Vegas-based tour bus heading to the Grand Canyon rolled over in northwestern Arizona on Friday, killing one person and critically injuring two others, authorities said.
Biden orders review of domestic violent extremism threat

Biden orders review of domestic violent extremism threat

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has directed law enforcement and intelligence officials in his administration to study the threat of domestic violent extremism in the United States, an undertaking being launched weeks after a mob of insurgents loyal
Schumer: Trump impeachment trial to begin week of Feb. 8

Schumer: Trump impeachment trial to begin week of Feb. 8

WASHINGTON — Opening arguments in the Senate impeachment trial for Donald Trump over the Capitol riot will begin the week of Feb. 8, the first time a former president will face such charges after leaving office.

Lawsuit: NRA's rhetoric spurred deadly synagogue shooting

PITTSBURGH — The son of a couple killed in a Pittsburgh synagogue attack that killed 11 worshippers is suing the National Rifle Association, arguing the group’s inflammatory rhetoric led to the violence.

Italy takes action against TikTok following girl's death

MILAN — Italy’s data protection authority said Friday it was imposing an immediate block on TikTok’s access to data for any user whose age has not been verified.
'Baba Yaga' introduces with a virtual reality movie premiere

'Baba Yaga' introduces with a virtual reality movie premiere

Last week Daisy Ridley and Jennifer Hudson went to a movie premiere together. They posed for photos and made remarks from a stage while an audience watched quietly. Or, more accurately, their avatars did.
Hank Aaron, baseball's one-time home run king, dies at 86

Hank Aaron, baseball's one-time home run king, dies at 86

ATLANTA — His name is all over the baseball record book and, indeed, Hank Aaron could do it all. Sure, he's remembered mostly for dethroning the Babe to become baseball's home run king on the way to 755, but don't forget about the .