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Windfall for investors that bet on Thomas Cook collapse

A panel of bankers has ruled that some investors in Thomas Cook's credit derivatives worth as much as $2.7 billion are eligible for a payout following the world's oldest tour operator's collapse on Monday.
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How Warren would fight election disinformation
Warren wants to “create civil and criminal penalties for knowingly disseminating false information about when and how to vote in U.S. elections.
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Brad Pitt has already won awards season: All his best moments, from Tinder to 'Titanic'
"Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" star Brad Pitt hilariously trolled Leonardo DiCaprio with a "Titanic" joke. All his best moments from awards season.        
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ESPN anchor's story on 'girl dad' Kobe Bryant generates wave of social media tributes
A story from ESPN anchor Elle Duncan on 'girl dad' Kobe Bryant spawns the hashtag #girldad with loving tributes      
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The memory of SARS looms over the Wuhan virus. Here's how the outbreaks compare
The Wuhan coronavirus has sparked alarm around the world, but in Asia, it's also brought up memories of a deadly virus.
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Amazon's Ring security shares your personal data with Facebook and Google, report says
A report suggests the Amazon-owned company shares tons of users' personal information with lots of different sources including Facebook.      
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Activists Erect Billboards Comparing Abortion Bans to Rape Across New Mexico, Saying Both Are About 'Power And Control'
The campaign has seen billboards erected along the I-25 between Santa Fe and Albuquerque.
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Meet chef Jose Avillez, the culinary king of Portugal
He discusses his restaurant empire and favorite dishes      
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Fotis Dulos used a hose connected to tail pipe in his suicide attempt
This is the hose attached to a tail pipe that accused wife murderer Fotis Dulos used to try to kill himself on Tuesday. The black tubing was hooked up to the exhaust of Dulos’ Chevy Suburban that was parked in the garage of his Farmington, Connecticut mansion. Cops said Dulos attempted to fatally poison himself with...
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Genetically Engineered Male Moths Released into Wild to Wipe Out Females
Scientists have completed what they say is the first-ever open-field release of a genetically-modified insect. Genetically-modified insects could one day be used as an alternative to pesticide.
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Hall of Fame defensive end Chris Doleman dies at age 58
Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end Chris Doleman, one of the NFL's most feared pass rushers during 15 seasons in the league, has died at 58.
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Leslie Wexner may sell Victoria's Secret - report
L Brands' stock jumped 12% Wednesday on a report that billionaire founder and CEO Leslie Wexner is in talks to step aside or sell the struggling lingerie brand.
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Comedian Christopher Titus buys a golf course home in Tarzana
In Tarzana, comedian Christopher Titus of the 2000s sitcom 'Titus' has paid $1.61 million for a golf course home.
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Supreme celebrates its first 25 years with new photo-filled book
A new book charts how Supreme went from a low-key skate shop to a global cultural powerhouse.
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Old Bay limited-edition hot sauce fires up Super Bowl 2020 snacks
Hot wings with a twist.
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The Oscars' 10 worst choices for best picture, ranked from bad to worse
Bad movies usually don't get a shot at the biggest Oscar. But knowing that the actual best picture doesn't always win, here are the 10 worst winners.        
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Trump's legal team accuses Democrats of lowering bar for impeachment
President Trump's legal team concluded opening arguments in the Senate trial yesterday, stressing that president did not commit an impeachable offense. They also addressed reports of new allegations from former national security adviser John Bolton's upcoming book. CBS News political contributor and Republican strategist Terry Sullivan joined CBSN with more on the president's legal strategy.
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How I quit Alcoholics Anonymous — and still got sober
Sitting in an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, Holly Whitaker couldn’t wrap her mind around the words “Hi, my name is Holly, and I’m an alcoholic.” For one: Was she even an alcoholic? Yes, the San Francisco resident had alcohol issues. She’d been drinking since she was 13, and by 33, the health-care executive couldn’t keep a...
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This NFL quarterback just read through the entire Bible
Being an NFL quarterback is a demanding job, mentally and physically, but that didn't stop Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins from taking the time to read the entire Bible.
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Impeachment state of play: What McConnell's comments really mean
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell doesn't have the votes ... yet.
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Coronavirus may have originated from Wuhan market
The deadly coronavirus outbreak may have originated in a Wuhan, China food market. New York Times Beijing bureau chief Steven Lee Myers joins CBSN to talk about the potential link.
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Wall St off early highs as weak earnings, coronavirus concerns weigh
U.S. stock indexes retreated from early highs on Wednesday as a spate of disappointing earnings reports offset strong gains in Apple and Boeing, while investors assessed the economic impact of the fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak.
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Rep. Collins predicts bipartisan vote to acquit Trump in impeachment trial
Republican Georgia Rep. Doug Collins, one of the numerous House members on President Trump's legal defense team, predicted Wednesday that the Senate will vote on a bipartisan basis to acquit the president.
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Panda twins at Berlin’s zoo make adorable public debut
Keepers prepared the glass-enclosed space for the five-month-old twins’ public premiere, removing any dangerous obstacles and filling in a water basin to prevent the endangered cubs from being injured.
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The new coronavirus: What is it and how does it behave?
The coronavirus that emerged in Wuhan, China in December has infected thousands of people and triggered alarm around the world. Here's what we know about it:
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It's sunless in Seattle as city weathers one of the gloomiest stretches in recent history
Seattleites have endured a rather unique streak of both gloomy and soggy weather over the past two months. One that even for its hardy residents has become notable.
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A Mississippi Inmate Died After Collapsing in Prison. It’s the State’s 13th Prison Death in the Past Month
The man was at least the 13th inmate to die in Mississippi in the past month
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The Royals Report: Prosecutor says Prince Andrew has provided "zero cooperation" in Epstein investigation
The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York says Prince Andrew has provided "zero cooperation" with the investigation into Jeffrey Epstein. BBC royal correspondent Daniela Relph joins CBSN to talk about the latest.
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Watch Live: President Trump Signs USMCA Trade Deal at White House
The ceremony is scheduled to take place at 11:00 a.m. EST and will be held in the Rose Garden.
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U.S. Elections 2020: Understanding What's At Stake For Health Care
With the Iowa caucus and major primaries just weeks away, many voters say they're still confused about how presidential candidates differ on health care. Here's a guide to key issues and terms.
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NYPD top cop Dermot Shea announces new youth crime prevention initiative
The NYPD is launching a new department-wide initiative that aims to prevent youth crime across the Big Apple, top cop Dermot Shea announced Wednesday. Shea, speaking at the New York City Police Foundation’s State of NYPD annual breakfast at an Upper East Side hotel, outlined the new strategy that he says takes neighborhood policing “to...
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Cartier’s owner Richemont signs lease on East 57th Street
Another luxury jewelry brand is coming to East 57th Street’s fast-reviving shopping zone — but the exact name’s a mystery. Richemont, the Switzerland-based parent of jewelry and fashion brands including Cartier, Piaget, Buccellati, Van Cleef & Arpels and Dunhill, has signed a major new lease for a showplace store at 30 E. 57th St. The...
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7.7 earthquake hits off coast of Jamaica, felt in Miami
A magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck Tuesday about 80 miles from Jamaica, shaking people in the Caribbean and as far away as Miami.
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Super Bowl LIV prop bet sets line on Demi Lovato singing national anthem in under two minutes
The big game is right around the bend and folks aren’t only placing their bets on its outcome but a slew of other proposition that could earn them big money.
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Red state Democrat says he's open to having Hunter Biden as witness in impeachment trial
Sen. Joe Manchin, a moderate Democrat from a state President Donald Trump won in 2016, said Wednesday that he's open to having Hunter Biden as a witness in Trump's Senate impeachment trial, a position that puts him at odds with his Democratic colleagues.
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Catholic school teacher fired for unwed pregnancy can sue for discrimination
A Roman Catholic private school teacher who was fired from her job for an unwed pregnancy with her boyfriend lost another bid to get her job back, but she will be allowed to proceed with her discrimination lawsuit. 
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Rolex owner floored by $700K ‘Antiques Roadshow’ appraisal
Its actual value quite literally floored the flabbergasted flyboy.
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Harvey Weinstein accuser tells jury he assaulted her, 'started screaming' when she refused him
The jury in Harvey Weinstein's sex-crimes trial will hear testimony from women who say he assaulted them in the mid-2000s.      
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There's only one US state with no commercial airline service. That's about to change
Small but mighty, the state of Delaware has a long and proud history as one of the original 13 colonies, becoming a state in 1776 two months after the signing of the US Declaration of Independence.
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There's only one US state with no commercial airline service. That's about to change
Until Frontier Airlines returns to Delaware, it's been only US state with no commercial airline service. That's going to change in May.
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Major Chinese science database scraps paywall to help fight coronavirus
“In extraordinary times, we pledge that resources and services will always be with you,” China’s Tsinghua University said in a statement.
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Fed likely to keep interest rates on hold as coronavirus worries grow
The U.S. Federal Reserve will end its latest policy meeting on Wednesday with interest rates likely on hold, adjustments to its balance sheet under discussion, and China's widening coronavirus outbreak posing an unexpected risk to the global economy.
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Fox News Host Sean Hannity Claims Over 100,000 Trump Supporters Were Waiting to Get Into 7,400-Seat Venue Hosting Rally
The president also claimed at the event that "tens of thousands" were waiting outside.
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Super Bowl LIV: How the Kansas City Chiefs constructed their roster
Roster-building is both an art and a science, and the Kansas City Chiefs have managed to build a Super Bowl-worthy roster in a variety of different ways.
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Republican Congressman Doug Collins announces Senate run
GOP Congressman Doug Collins announced he would run for the Senate in Georgia, setting up a showdown with Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler.
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Russia rescues 536 fishermen stranded on giant ice floe
It was the third time in a week that emergency services came to the rescue of ice fishermen ignoring safety warnings.
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Mandy Ginsberg, CEO of Tinder owner Match Group, stepping down amid health issues
Ginsberg is leaving the company after 14 years, following a "personally trying" period that included a recent surgery and a tornado slamming her Dallas home.
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Wuhan coronavirus has now passed 6,000 cases worldwide
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