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Notable deaths of 2020

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World News - Bulgaria: 2 Russian diplomats have been spying for Moscow - Jan. 24 (UPI) -- The Bulgarian government will likely expel two Russian diplomats who are believed to have spied for Moscow, officials said Friday.

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World News -- Japan's Shinzo Abe calls for strong connections with South Korea

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World News -- Shooter kills 6 at home, train station in central Germany

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Health News -- Second U.S. case of Wuhan coronavirus confirmed in Chicago

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World News -- Seoul expands coronavirus checks to all China passengers -- South Korea is taking no chances on the deadly new coronavirus originating from Wuhan, China, and is to screen all passengers arriving from China ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays.

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World News -- The tale of KAL Flight 858, how woman who bombed it walks free -- Even more unusual than the possible discovery of a plane wreckage three decades after it was bombed is the story of the North Korean woman responsible who now walks free.

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World News -- Pence meets privately with Pope Francis at Vatican -- U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met with Pope Francis at the Vatican Friday on his return trip from Israel and the World Holocaust Forum.

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World News -- Officials ID 3 U.S. firefighters killed in Australia plane crash -- Officials have identified three U.S. firefighters who died this week while fighting escalating wildfires in Australia.

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World News -- Millions rally in Iraq to demand removal of U.S. military forces -- Millions of Iraqi citizens gathered for a mass demonstration in the capital Baghdad on Friday to demand the withdrawal of all U.S. forces, which have now been in Iraq on some level for nearly 20 years.

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World News -- U.S. refuses to return diplomat's wife to Britain over traffic death -- The U.S. government says it won't send the wife of an American diplomat to Britain to face charges in the death of a man she hit in a traffic accident last year.

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World News -- Coronavirus: Chinese officials say 26 dead among over 900 verified cases -- Chinese health officials said Friday at least 26 people have now died from the outbreak of a coronavirus, which has led authorities to lock down a number of cities in a desperate bid to keep it from spreading.

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World News -- Coronavirus: WHO declines to declare international emergency -- World Health Organization officials said they will not be declaring a public health emergency of international concern in response to the coronavirus outbreak in China, despite other cases arising in other nations.

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World News -- U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq could endanger minority communities -- A vote by the Iraqi parliament to expel U.S. troops in the country raises concerns about whether their absence will leave minority communities vulnerable to attacks by the Islamic State.

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U.S. News -- Fearing 'birth tourism,' U.S. restricts entry for pregnant migrants -- To stamp out "endemic abuses," the Trump administration issued a new rule Thursday to deny U.S. entry to pregnant foreign women who want to have babies in the United States so the newborns receive automatic citizenship.

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World News -- Dutch airline KLM lifts ban to resume flights over Iran -- Dutch carrier KLM announced Thursday it will resume flights over Iran, about two weeks after it and several other airlines barred flights in the airspace after Tehran accidentally shot down a Ukrainian jetliner.

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World News -- South Korea's economic growth slows to decade-low 2% -- South Korea's economy expanded 2 percent last year to mark the weakest result since the global financial crisis in the late 2000s, the Bank of Korea said Wednesday.

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World News -- 36,000 flee in northern Syria after more than a dozen airstrikes -- Tens of thousands of Syrians fled their homes and headed toward the Turkish border after multiple government attacks in Idlib province, officials said.

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World News -- Pence, Netanyahu condemn anti-Semitism, Iran at Holocaust Forum -- Leaders from Russia, the United States and Israel gathered Thursday for the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem, where each vowed to fight what they view as a rising tide of anti-Semitism.

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World News -- North Korea forgoes anti-American stamps -- North Korea may not be issuing anti-American stamps this year, a possible sign the regime is interested in resuming dialogue with the United States.

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World News -- Report: Wreckage found likely bombed Korean Air flight -- A South Korean television network says the wreckage of Korean Air Flight 858, which exploded midair on Nov. 29, 1987, may have been found in the Andaman Sea near Myanmar following a yearlong investigation.

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Portraits of Barack, Michelle Obama to travel on five-city tour

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Former Wells Fargo CEO fined $17.5M in customer account scandal

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'PBS NewsHour' co-founder Jim Lehrer, anchor for 36 years, dies at 85

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Justice Department invalidates two FISA warrants against Carter Page

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Amtrak apologizes for giving wheelchair-bound riders $25,000 bill

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