Top Headlines for February 10, 2020

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Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Irish Election Produces an Earthquake as Sinn Fein Tops Poll

    Ireland?s political parties were scrambling to adjust to a new reality Monday, after an earth-shaking election that saw the left-wing nationalist party Sinn Fein win the biggest share of votes.
  • Schumer Wants to Protect Whistleblowers Amid Trump Payback

    Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer is calling on the nation’s 74 inspectors general to protect government whistleblowers amid President Donald Trump?s ouster of key government officials in the impeachment probe.
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
  • 2020 Watch: Is Mayor Pete for Real?

    Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign:
  • Correction: Russia-Syria Story

    In a story published Feb. 7, 2019, about a civilian airliner endangered by military action in Damascus, Syria, The Associated Press erroneously reported that a Russian Defense Ministry spokesman claimed Israeli military aircraft nearly shot down the airliner during a missile attack on Damascus suburbs. The spokesman, Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, said the airliner was approaching landing at the Damascus airport while Syrian anti-aircraft units were firing to repel the Israeli attack.
  • Weinstein Rape Trial Winds Down With More Defense Witneses

    Lauren Marie Young says that after Harvey Weinstein groped her in a Beverly Hills hotel room bathroom in 2013, there was another woman there who did nothing to stop it.
  • Backstage at the Oscars: Dazed Winners and Sweet Reunions

    A whole other show happens just a few feet to the right of the main Oscars stage in the wings where presenters gather, ecstatic winners get a moment to process what just happened and the production staff stays busy making sure everything is going to plan.
  • South Koreans Explode With Joy Over ‘Parasite’ Oscar Wins

    South Koreans reacted with rare collective joy Monday after director Bong Joon Ho?s ?Parasite? won the Oscar for best picture and three other awards, good news that came as their country struggles to guard against a new virus and counter North Korea’s nuclear threat.
  • Merkel Party’s Crisis Deepens as Designated Successor Quits

    Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party plunged deeper into crisis Monday following a debacle in a regional election, as the long-time German leader’s successor unexpectedly announced that she wouldn’t stand for the chancellorship.
  • Europe’s Winter Storm Moves Eastwards, Disrupting Travel

    A strong winter storm that battered Britain with hurricane-force winds and heavy rains moved eastward Monday, causing severe travel disruption and an array of flood warnings as rivers burst their banks or were on the verge of doing so.

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