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As Dems zero in on White House, Trump racks up court losses

As Dems zero in on White House, Trump racks up court losses

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump knows he has fierce Democratic adversaries in Congress.
Prosecutors accuse Weinstein of mishandling ankle monitor

Prosecutors accuse Weinstein of mishandling ankle monitor

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein violated his bail conditions by mishandling his electronic ankle monitor, which left his whereabouts unrecorded for hours at a time, a New York prosecutor argued Friday.
6-story building collapses in Nairobi; at least 4 killed

6-story building collapses in Nairobi; at least 4 killed

NAIROBI, Kenya — A six-story residential building collapsed Friday in Kenya's capital, officials said, with at least four people killed and others trapped in the debris.
Gas explosion in Slovakia tower block kills 5, injures 40

Gas explosion in Slovakia tower block kills 5, injures 40

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — A gas explosion in an apartment building in eastern Slovakia killed at least five people and injured more than 40 Friday. Firefighters rescued people trapped in the building, which officials said is still in danger of collapse.
New Orleans is home to mystical academy in new Marvel comic

New Orleans is home to mystical academy in new Marvel comic

NEW ORLEANS — The city known for 19th century Voodoo queen Marie Laveau and for the tarot card readers who tell fortunes in its historic French Quarter is about to play host to a different kind of sorcerer — at least in the Marvel comics universe.
San Francisco Opera names its first female music director

San Francisco Opera names its first female music director

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Opera has named conductor Eun Sun Kim its new music director, ushering the first woman into the job in the company's history.
Democrats say Trump impeachment charges must come swiftly

Democrats say Trump impeachment charges must come swiftly

WASHINGTON — House Democrats moved aggressively to draw up formal articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Thursday, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying he “leaves us no choice” but to act swiftly because he's likely to corrupt the syst

10 Things to Know for Today

1. 'DO IT NOW, FAST' President Trump is embracing a new strategy if he gets impeached, focusing on the Senate, where he and his allies see a potential political upside to a public trial on friendlier turf. 2.
Indian police fatally shoot 4 suspects in gang-rape case

Indian police fatally shoot 4 suspects in gang-rape case

SHADNAGAR, India — Police on Friday fatally shot four men suspected of raping and killing a woman in southern India, drawing both praise and condemnation in a case that has sparked protests across the country.
'Devastated': 3 crew killed in Black Hawk crash in Minnesota

'Devastated': 3 crew killed in Black Hawk crash in Minnesota

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Three soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard were killed Thursday when the Black Hawk helicopter they were riding in for a routine maintenance test flight crashed in a farm field in central Minnesota, Gov. Tim Walz confirmed.