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Chicago prosecutor recuses herself from Jussie Smollett case

Chicago prosecutor recuses herself from Jussie Smollett case

Chicago's top prosecutor recused herself from the investigation into the attack reported by "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett shortly after police requested another interview with the actor.
Rhode Island marks 16th anniversary of nightclub fire

Rhode Island marks 16th anniversary of nightclub fire

WEST WARWICK, R.I. — Rhode Island is marking the 16th anniversary of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people and injured more than 200. The Feb.
French court hits Swiss bank UBS with $5.1 billion penalty

French court hits Swiss bank UBS with $5.1 billion penalty

PARIS — A French court ordered Switzerland's largest bank, UBS, to pay 4.5 billion euros ($5.1 billion) in fines and damages for helping wealthy French clients evade tax authorities, wrapping up one of France's biggest-ever tax evasion trials.
A look at rival Branson vs Maduro concerts for Venezuela

A look at rival Branson vs Maduro concerts for Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela — Dueling concerts are being staged this week on both sides of Venezuela's border with Colombia.
Costume Designers Guild honours Ruth E. Carter, Glenn Close

Costume Designers Guild honours Ruth E. Carter, Glenn Close

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Ruth E.
Egypt executes 9 over 2015 assassination of top prosecutor

Egypt executes 9 over 2015 assassination of top prosecutor

CAIRO — Egypt on Wednesday executed nine suspected Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of involvement in the 2015 assassination of the country's top prosecutor, security officials said.
Possible peace declaration looms large over Trump-Kim summit

Possible peace declaration looms large over Trump-Kim summit

TOKYO — With their second summit fast approaching, speculation is growing that U.S.

Judge to consider Weinstein appeal of sex trafficking ruling

NEW YORK — A judge who ruled that an aspiring actress can use sex trafficking laws to sue Harvey Weinstein will hear lawyers argue whether his decision can be appealed before trial. U.S.
Northern Red Sea coral reefs may survive a hot, grim future

Northern Red Sea coral reefs may survive a hot, grim future

EILAT, Israel — As the outlook for coral reefs across a warming planet grows grimmer, scientists in Israel have discovered a rare glimmer of hope: The corals of the northern Red Sea may survive, and even thrive, into the next century.
Woman says man told her to kill fiancee before fatal beating

Woman says man told her to kill fiancee before fatal beating

DENVER — After urging a woman he was having an affair with for months to kill his fiancee, investigators say a Colorado man did it himself on Thanksgiving Day, bludgeoning her to death with a baseball bat.