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Cases rise in S Korea, China, as Iran, Italy battle outbreak

Cases rise in S Korea, China, as Iran, Italy battle outbreak

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea and China both reported a rise in new virus cases on Sunday, as the South Korean prime minister warned that the fast-spreading outbreak linked to a local church and a hospital in the country's southeast had ent
City: 2nd person in days struck, killed by Mardi Gras float

City: 2nd person in days struck, killed by Mardi Gras float

NEW ORLEANS — A person was struck and killed by a Mardi Gras float during a raucous Saturday night street parade in New Orleans, the second person in days killed along a parade route in this year's Carnival season, authorities said.
Infections climb in South Korea as world fights virus

Infections climb in South Korea as world fights virus

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — South Korea reported an eight-fold jump in viral infections Saturday with more than 400 cases mostly linked to a church and a hospital, while the death toll in Iran climbed to six and a dozen towns in Italy effectively wen
South Sudan's rivals form unity government meant to end war

South Sudan's rivals form unity government meant to end war

JUBA, South Sudan — South Sudan opened a new chapter in its fragile emergence from civil war Saturday as rival leaders formed a coalition government that many observers prayed would last this time around.
Iran now says 6th person dead of new virus

Iran now says 6th person dead of new virus

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian officials Saturday reported a sixth death from the new virus that emerged in China.
Report finds Catholic charity founder sexually abused women

Report finds Catholic charity founder sexually abused women

PARIS — A respected Canadian Catholic figure who helped improve conditions for the developmentally disabled in multiple countries over half a century sexually abused at least six women, a report produced for his French-based charity has found.
University of Michigan officials told of abuse decades ago

University of Michigan officials told of abuse decades ago

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LSU textile museum reopening in larger, renovated space

BATON ROUGE, La. — A textile museum at Louisiana State University is growing and will reopen its renovated, larger space with an exhibition celebrating four decades of its collection.
Bloomberg : 3 women can be released on non-disclosure deals

Bloomberg : 3 women can be released on non-disclosure deals

WASHINGTON — Mike Bloomberg said Friday he’d free three women from confidentiality agreements that bar them from speaking publicly about sexual harassment or discrimination suits filed against him over the last three decades.
Helicopter pilot in Bryant crash had FAA violation in 2015

Helicopter pilot in Bryant crash had FAA violation in 2015

LOS ANGELES — The pilot of a helicopter that crashed into a Southern California hillside, killing Kobe Bryant and eight others, was reprimanded five years ago for flying without permission into airspace while he had reduced visibility, according to a