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International - Yesterday’s News

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International - Friday 24 January, 2020

'Our friendship will remain': EU chiefs sign off on Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

The UK is set to leave the EU at the end of the month.

Canadian police search for French tourists missing after snowmobile crash

The tourist group crashed through ice while snowmobiling on Tuesday evening.

Coronavirus death toll rises to 25 in China as 10 cities put on lockdown

Chinese authorities have confirmed 830 cases of the deadly new virus, most in the city of Wuhan.

From The42 Serena Williams suffers shock loss at Australian Open, ending record bid Upset

Serena Williams suffers shock loss at Australian Open, ending record bid

She was sensationally knocked out in the third round by China’s Wang Qiang.

Trump swept up by 'completely bogus' Ukraine theory, Democratic House prosecutors say

The Democrats are continuing to push their impeachment case against the President in the Senate.

International - Thursday 23 January, 2020

US turns down extradition request for woman charged with causing Harry Dunn's death

The 19-year-old was killed when his motorbike collided with Anne Sacoolas’ vehicle in England last August.

Democrats focus on Trump’s ‘dangerous’ abuse on second day of impeachment trial

“The president’s conduct is wrong. It is illegal. It is dangerous,” Jerrold Nadler said.

From The42 Another late winner sees Liverpool go 16 points clear at the top of the Premier League Unbeaten

Another late winner sees Liverpool go 16 points clear at the top of the Premier League

Roberto Firmino was the hero as a dogged Wolves side were eventually seen off.

Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before

The clock, which serves as a metaphor for global apocalypse, is now set at 100 seconds to midnight.

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‘I was trying to get him off me’, actress Sciorra tells Weinstein rape trial

The actress was giving evidence as a witness against the Hollywood mogul who denies the charges.

Royal assent given to Brexit deal as Johnson hails 'crossing the finish line' despite ongoing negotiations

The British Prime Minister called for the “rancour and division” to be left behind.

Four people tested for coronavirus in Scotland

Three patients in Edinburgh are suspected of having the disease, as well as one in Glasgow.

Chinese authorities lock down second major city in response to spread of new virus

Officials say at least 444 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in China’s Hubei province.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

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Three US firefighters killed as water-bombing plane fighting wildfires crashes in Australia

The C-130 Hercules plane went down in the Snowy Monaro region in the state of New South Wales.

Seven people dead and four missing as Spanish coast battered by strong wind and snow

The latest victim was a man who fell into the sea in the northeastern port of Palamos.

International - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Trump’s impeachment trial opens with Democrats accusing him of trying to cheat his way to reelection

The trial marks just the third time the Senate has weighed whether an American president should be removed from office

From The42 Rodriguez's rocket hands Man United fifth defeat in a month Report

Rodriguez's rocket hands Man United fifth defeat in a month

Burnley secured their first league win at Old Trafford since 1962.

Harvey Weinstein not just a Hollywood titan but a 'seasoned' predator, court told

Weinstein (67) faces life in prison if convicted of predatory sexual assault charges.

From The42 As it happened: Man United v Burnley, Premier League Liveblog

As it happened: Man United v Burnley, Premier League

Man United faced Burnley, as they aimed to recover from a disappointing defeat to Liverpool.

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'We simply cannot waste any more time': Prince Charles meets Greta Thunberg in Davos

President Donald Trump left the Swiss resort expressing regret he didn’t meet Thunberg.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

UN experts demand probe into claim Jeff Bezos' phone was hacked by Saudi Arabia

The 2018 intrusion into the device led to the release of intimate images of Bezos.

Alex Salmond appears in court on attempted rape and sexual assault charges

Salmond is accused of attempting to rape a woman at the official residence of the first minister of Scotland.

Late-night hearing sees Republicans block witness requests on first day of Trump impeachment trial

A 13-hour hearing saw Republicans push back attempts by Democrats to amend the procedures for the trial.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Chinese health authority warns coronavirus could 'mutate and spread further'

North Korea has reportedly closed its border to all tourists.

The thorn in Trump's side, the TV evangelist and the celebrity lawyer: Who's who in the impeachment trial

The impeachment trial is under way. Here’s who we’re going to be seeing a lot of in the coming weeks.

International - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

US Senate leader backs down on proposed impeachment trial rules after backlash Ukraine This post contains videos

US Senate leader backs down on proposed impeachment trial rules after backlash

Donald Trump has denounced the proceedings as “a total hoax”.

Hillary Clinton on Bernie Sanders: 'Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him' Party Like It's 2016 This post contains videos

Hillary Clinton on Bernie Sanders: 'Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him'

Clinton made the comment in a documentary that’s due to air in March.

Harry and Meghan make legal threat over paparazzi shots in Vancouver park

The Duke of Sussex has now joined his wife on Canada’s west coast.

First case of new coronavirus on US soil after man returns from China

The man returned to the Seattle area in the middle of last week after traveling to Wuhan in central China.

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Ozzy Osbourne says he's been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

The singer said it was discovered after he suffered a fall.

Dawn raids by PSNI with garda support target £215 million money laundering ring Criminal Assets This post contains videos

Dawn raids by PSNI with garda support target £215 million money laundering ring

Six men and one woman were detained after 15 searches at locations across Northern Ireland yesterday and today.

Greta Thunberg tells Davos 'pretty much nothing' has been done to fight climate change

The teenager spoke ahead of US President Donald Trump’s keynote address at the World Economic Forum.

Nóra Quoirin's parents sue Malaysian resort for alleged negligence

Nóra’s parents are seeking more than €40,000 over losses, bereavement costs and damages.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

China's former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei sentenced to 13 years in prison

At his trial last June, Meng pleaded guilty to accepting $2.1 million in bribes.

Donald Trump's lawyers ask for his immediate acquittal, as impeachment trial to begin today

The US President will be at the economic forum in Davos, Switzerland when his trial begins.

Prince Harry makes 'symbolic' departure to join Meghan Markle in Canada

The prince and his wife are quitting the British monarchy.