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After controversial video, China bans saying Leica on social media

A video that referenced Tiananmen Square got the name of the camera company Leica banned from the social media platform Weibo. Leica says the video wasn't an officially sanctioned promotion.

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Montana boy, 12, beaten by grandparents and 14-year-old uncle, prosecutors say
A 12-year-old Montana boy found dead earlier this month allegedly had been beaten by his grandparents and 14-year-old uncle, prosecutors said. James Sasser Jr., 47, and Patricia Batts, 48, appeared in Gallatin County Justice Court on Thursday in the Feb. 3 death of James Alex Hurley. The boy had been living with his grandparents, two uncles...
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Asian shares ease off three-week highs as virus fears return
Asian shares stepped back from three-week highs on Monday as investors weighed the near-term hit on global growth from a fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak in China, although expectations of further policy stimulus helped stem losses.
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‘Sonic’ speeds to $57M debut; ‘Parasite’ sees big Oscar bump
NEW YORK — The redesigned “Sonic the Hedgehog” showed plenty of teeth at the box office, speeding to a $57 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday, while “Parasite” saw one of the largest post-Oscars bumps in years following its best picture win. Paramount Pictures’ “Sonic the Hedgehog” came in well above expectations, especially for...
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Obscure golfer breaks through his PGA Tour nightmare
PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. — Martin Trainer did not win the Genesis Invitational Sunday. Adam Scott did. But Trainer was a winner this week at Riviera. You’ve probably never heard of Trainer. Why would you? He doesn’t run in the same private-jet circles as Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, and he’s not Instagramming from exotic vacations...
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Luis J. Rodriguez on changing lives through poetry
Luis J. Rodriguez shared his new book, 'From Our Land to Our Land,' with the Los Angeles Times Book Club
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Elton John cuts concert short due to pneumonia
The iconic 72-year-old singer is in the midst of a three-year-long farewell tour.
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Daytona 500 Postponed to Monday for Weather: How to Watch, Live Stream the Great American Race
The Daytona 500 got 20 laps completed Sunday before heavy rain set in. The race will resume Monday afternoon, and here's how to watch it.
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Coronavirus cases rise again in China's Hubei province
The number of reported new cases of coronavirus in China's Hubei province rose on Monday after two days of falls, as authorities imposed tough new restrictions on movement to prevent the spread of the disease which has now killed more than 1,700 people.
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Man Helps Rescue Paraglider Who Crashed into Frozen Lake
A man in Van Buren County, Michigan, is being hailed a hero after he helped save the life of a parasailor who crashed into an icy lake Friday.
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James Bond flick ‘No Time to Die’ scraps China plans over coronavirus
Well, it is called “No Time to Die.” James Bond appears to have finally met his match: The Chinese premiere and a huge planned publicity tour of the country for the movie franchise’s latest installment have been cancelled because of the deadly coronavirus. Daniel Craig and other key stars in the upcoming 25th Bond blockbuster...
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Yoenis Cespedes to train with Mets teammates in huge step
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No, This Isn’t Biden’s Fault
He has been too weak — and Democrats too bashful.
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Fmr. Australia PM calls own party members' climate change conduct "idiotic"
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Whistleblower says Olympic Committee "wrongfully terminated" him
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What embarrasses Stephen Sondheim?
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Microsoft Surface Books, Pro 4 and Laptop 2s are seeing discounts this Presidents Day
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New Jersey skier suffocates to death on Colorado chairlift
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As Floods Spread in Mississippi, Officials Say the Worst Is Still Ahead
Heavy rains swamped a reservoir and pushed the Pearl River over its banks, forcing evacuations. The river may not crest until Monday.
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Police allegedly held a black student at gunpoint. Now the governor wants an investigation
The governor of Illinois on Thursday urged police to investigate the alleged wrongful arrest of Jaylan Butler, a black college student swimmer.       
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Review: At the Rubicon Theatre, a family comes to terms with a sexual assault 20 years ago
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Over two dozen anti-ICE demonstrators arrested at Times Square protest
At least 30 members of an anti-ICE coalition were arrested during a Times Square protest Sunday, according to police and the group. Those arrested were among nearly 500 demonstrators with the group Close The Camps who rallied on the steps of the New York Public Library at 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue around 3 p.m....
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Australia's bushfires impact a 60 Minutes team
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Major Rail Accidents Fast Facts
Read CNN's Fast Facts on major rail accidents since 1900.
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Historic flooding slams Mississippi as river continues to rise: 'This thing isn't over yet'
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"West Side Story": Behind the scenes of the 2020 revival
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Climate change's role in Australia's fires
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Daytona 500 postponed to Monday afternoon following rain delays
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President Trump, CrowdStrike and "the server"
The consensus view of the CIA, NSA, FBI and a Senate investigation is that Russians interfered in the 2016 election. But those findings don't line up with the ever-evolving story President Trump has been telling about Ukraine.
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Death threats and illegal voting: The war over a luxury resort in Harpers Ferry
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Daytona 500 postponed until Monday afternoon after rain pounds track
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NYT's Reporter Blasts Trump for Using 'The Beast' at Daytona for Apparent 'Political Event'
There were no shortage of reactions on social media Sunday as President Trump led the field on a pace lap in the presidential limo, aka "The Beast."
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Daytona 500 postponed until Monday because of rain
The Daytona 500 was postponed Sunday after only 20 laps because of rain. The race is scheduled to resume on Monday at 1 p.m. PST.
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MMA's week out of the cage: Israel Adesanya honored as New Zealand 'Sportsman of the Year'
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Knicks’ NBA draft priority could lead to LaMelo Ball, college studs
CHICAGO — Incoming president Leon Rose is set up well for the draft on June 20 with three potential picks in the top 35. The Knicks, who own the fifth-worst record, have their own lottery pick. Odds are, that should be in the top five, with the lottery held in Chicago on May 19. The...
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Xerox courts HP shareholders as takeover battle heats up
U.S. printer maker Xerox Holdings Corp is hosting a dinner for HP Inc shareholders this week as it seeks investor support to overcome the personal computer maker's resistance to its $35 billion takeover bid, according to people familiar with the matter.
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A shoplifting report led police to Va. teen accused of killing his mother, brother
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Flush with cash, Virginia lawmakers push bigger raises for teachers — though not as much as educators seek
General Assembly budget proposals emphasize education and boosting reserves to protect the state’s bond rating.
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ICE: Sanctuary California Hiding Details on Accused Illegal Alien Child Abusers
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Two people are dead after getting trapped under an avalanche they accidentally triggered
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Nearly 12,000 Democrats turn out for first day of early voting in Nevada
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This video of J.J. Watt dancing with his grandma is the cutest thing you'll see today
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Dallas street-racing crash kills separate driver, police say
A 45-year-old driver was killed in Dallas early Sunday in a crash that involved two street racers, according to police.   
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The Nuclear Option -- Reality Check: Bernie Has Lost Voters and It's Because of Trump's Economy
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This father lost his wife during childbirth. Now he's taking action
Charles Johnston lost his wife Kira during what was supposed to be a routine Cesarian section.
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Gen. Jack Keane calls for 'healthy dose of skepticism' ahead of Taliban deal, potential US troop withdrawal
Gen. Jack Keane, a Fox News senior strategic analyst, reacted Sunday to a new U.S. deal with the Taliban that could see a reduction in violence and lead to American troops' withdrawal from Afghanistan.
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Adam Scott secures a long-awaited official win at Riviera Country Club
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Democrats Look Ahead From Nevada and See a Common Enemy: Bloomberg
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Meet the Person Who Tweeted “It’s Lis,’ a Nigerian Man Who Is Not Lis Smith
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