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Olympics: New Zealand's double shot-put champ Adams qualifies for fifth Games
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Double shot-put champion Valerie Adams qualified for her fifth Olympic Games on Saturday after the New Zealander spent almost two years out of competition.
Starbucks shuts shops, suspends delivery in China's Hubei amid virus outbreak
BEIJING (Reuters) - Starbucks
has closed all shops and suspended delivery services in China's Hubei province for the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, where a coronavirus outbreak originated from its capital Wuhan has caused 41 deaths in China.
Figure skating: Liu defends U.S. title with flawless free skate
(Reuters) - Alysa Liu successfully defended her women's title at the U.S. Figure Staking Championships in North Carolina on Friday after the 14-year-old delivered a brilliant free skate routine.
Head on a pike? Republican senators object after Schiff cites impeachment threat
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Representative Adam Schiff, making his closing argument in the impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday, seemed to have the Senate chamber more or less rapt, with lawmakers listening respectfully, whether they agreed with his arguments or not.
Shanghai shuts down all cinemas during Lunar New Year holidays - local paper
BEIJING, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Shanghai has shut down all cinemas during the Lunar New Year holidays, which last until Jan. 30, the Liberation Daily said on its online channel.
Trump increases tariffs on derivative steel, aluminum products from some countries
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed a proclamation increasing tariffs on derivative steel products by an additional 25 percent and boosting duties on derivative aluminum products by an additional 10 percent.
Democrats warn at impeachment trial that Trump will abuse his office again if not removed
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic lawmakers concluded their opening arguments in Republican President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate on Friday with a warning that he was a threat to democracy and would abuse his power again if he is not removed from office.
U.S. says 34 troops diagnosed with traumatic brain injury after Iran strike
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Friday that 34 service members had been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury following missile strikes by Iran on a base in Iraq earlier this month, a number higher than the military had previously announced.
Doctor at hospital in China's Hubei province dies from coronavirus -state media
BEIJING, Jan 25 (Reuters) - A doctor at a hospital in China's Hubei province, the center of the coronavirus outbreak, has died from the virus, China Global Television Network reported in a tweet.
UPDATE 2-Golf-Palmer surges into lead, Tiger battles back at Torrey Pines
SAN DIEGO, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Ryan Palmer's birdie blitz vaulted him into a two-stroke lead while Tiger Woods recovered from a terrible start in the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines on Friday.
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