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Michael Cohen drops libel suits against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS

President Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, has dropped a pair of libel suits against BuzzFeed and Fusion GPS over the publication of the now-infamous “Trump dossier.” The suits, filed in January, center around the controversial release of the documents composed by former British spy Christopher Steele, who ...

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Clevedon house crash: Woman dies as car hits house

Image caption Neighbours said people in the community were “shocked” A woman in her 90s was killed when a van crashed into a house while she was inside. The vehicle caused “significant damage” when it hit the property in Clevedon, near Bristol, at 20:27 BST on Wednesday. Neighbours in Yeolands ...

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Southwest Airlines engine explosion: US orders fan blade inspections

Image copyright EPA Image caption Signs of metal fatigue were found where the fan blade separated from the engine, experts said US aviation authorities have ordered inspections of jet engines after a mid-air explosion that punctured an airliner’s window, killing a passenger. The Federal Aviation Administration said the “airworthiness directive” ...

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Senators worry about babies after Tammy Duckworth gives birth

Who doesn’t like babies? That question quietly wound through back channels in the Senate this week after a proposal to allow tiny humans, the progeny of senators, into the tradition-bound, male-dominated chamber. The inspiration is a small bundle named Maile Pearl, born April 9 to Illinois Democrat ...

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Toddler falls from second-story window in Queens

A two-year-old girl fell out of a second-story window in Queens Wednesday afternoon, officials said. The toddler dropped from a window in a two-story brick building on Myrtle Ave. near 81st Road in Middle Village at 2:08 p.m. She landed on a pallet that had ...

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Daryll Rowe jailed for infecting men with HIV

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDarryll Rowe told one of his victims ‘I got you. Burn, you have it’ A man who said he was “riddled” with HIV and convicted of trying to infect 10 men has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 12 ...

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Cuba lawmakers meet to choose Raúl Castro’s successor

Image copyright AFP Image caption Fidel and Raúl Castro have been leading Cuba since the revolution in 1959 Members of Cuba’s National Assembly will gather for a two-day session in Havana later on Wednesday which will mark the end of the Castro era. President Raúl Castro, who took over as ...

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One dead after engine explosion on Southwest plane

A Wells Fargo bank executive flying out of New York was killed Tuesday afternoon after an engine of the plane she was in exploded in midair, spraying shrapnel at the fuselage and blowing out one of the aircraft’s windows. Jennifer Riordan, 43, a married mother of two who ...

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