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University of Michigan fires its president after investigation into an alleged affair

Sunday, January 16, 2022

The university said Mark Schlissel was removed as president due to an alleged "inappropriate relationship with a university employee."

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The famed country music broadcaster Ralph Emery has died at age 88

Sunday, January 16, 2022

Emery became known as the dean of country music broadcasters over more than a half-century in both radio and television. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2007.

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Novak Djokovic has left Australia after losing his final appeal to avoid deportation

Sunday, January 16, 2022

A court dismissed the No. 1-ranked tennis player's challenge to cancel his visa. Djokovic, who hoped to play in the Australian Open despite being unvaccinated, said he was "extremely disappointed."

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Jamaica arrests a former senator sought in Haitian president's assassination

Saturday, January 15, 2022

A former Haitian senator sought in the killing of President Jovenel Moïse has been arrested in Jamaica, Haiti's National Police says. John Joël Joseph is the second suspect to be arrested in Jamaica.

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Alec Baldwin surrenders his phone to shooting investigators

Saturday, January 15, 2022

The actor has turned his cellphone over to authorities as part of the investigation into a fatal shooting on a New Mexico film set last fall, a law enforcement official says.

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A massive volcano erupts near Tonga, causing tsunami waves as far as the West Coast

Saturday, January 15, 2022

An undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore there and around the Pacific, including a surges along the U.S. West Coast.

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Fire near a New Jersey chemical plant spreads thick smoke through the region

Saturday, January 15, 2022

A dramatic fire near the plant burned through the night and into Saturday but led to no evacuation orders or serious injuries — just heavy smoke that was seen and smelled in nearby New York City.

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A major winter storm is about to hit the South

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Forecasts of snow and ice as far south as Georgia have put a big part of the region on an emergency preparedness footing as shoppers scoured store shelves and crews raced to treat highways and roads.

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Djokovic is back in immigration detention as he awaits appeal of his canceled visa

Friday, January 14, 2022

Immigration Minister Alex Hawke said he canceled Djokovic's visa on "health and good order grounds, on the basis that it was in the public interest to do so."

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Garbage and recyclables pile up as omicron takes its toll on sanitation workers

Friday, January 14, 2022

Some cities are so shorthanded they have temporarily stopped collecting things like recyclables or oversized junk to focus on the grosser, smellier stuff.

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Aung San Suu Kyi faces 5 new corruption charges in Myanmar

Friday, January 14, 2022

The ousted leader, who has been detained since last February's military takeover, is already being tried on five other corruption charges. Each is punishable by up to 15 years in prison and a fine.

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Boris Johnson's office apologizes for a party held before Prince Philip's funeral

Friday, January 14, 2022

Farewell parties for the prime minister's departing communications chief and another staffer, complete with late-night drinking and dancing, took place the night before the royal funeral last April.

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Djokovic faces deportation as Australia revokes visa again

Friday, January 14, 2022

Tennis star Novak Djokovic faces deportation again after the Australian government revoked his visa for a second time three days before the Australian Open is set to begin.

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South Korea says North Korea fires projectile in third launch this month

Friday, January 14, 2022

South Korea says North Korea fired at least one projectile in its third weapons launch this month, hours after the North warned of stronger action if the U.S. continues its "confrontational stance."

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A cyberattack in Albuquerque forces schools to cancel classes

Friday, January 14, 2022

Albuquerque isn't alone. Five school districts in New Mexico have suffered major cyberattacks in the past two years, including one that's still dealing with an attack that hit just after Christmas.

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California governor denies RFK assassin Sirhan Sirhan parole

Thursday, January 13, 2022

The parole panel's recommendation to release Sirhan, 77, in August was based in part on new California laws since he was last denied parole in 2016 — the 15th time he'd lost his bid for release.

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Dutch king won't use a royal carriage that's been criticized for a colonial image

Thursday, January 13, 2022

The king ruled out using, for now at least, the "Golden Carriage," which bears a painting that critics say glorifies the Netherlands' colonial past, including its role in the global slave trade.

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Nobel body criticizes Ethiopian prime minister, a Peace Prize winner, over Tigray war

Thursday, January 13, 2022

"As prime minister and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, Abiy Ahmed has a special responsibility to end the conflict and contribute to peace," the Oslo-based committee said in a statement.

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U.K. ministers are closing ranks around Boris Johnson amid calls for his resignation

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Johnson apologized on Wednesday for attending a "bring your own booze" party in the garden of the prime minister's Downing Street office and residence in May 2020.

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China is doubling down on its 'zero-tolerance' COVID policy ahead of the Olympics

Thursday, January 13, 2022

China is battling coronavirus outbreaks in six cities. More than 20 million people are in some form of lockdown.

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