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Handcuffed Ronaldinho and brother appear in Paraguayan court

Handcuffed Ronaldinho and brother appear in Paraguayan court

ASUNCION, Paraguay — Former soccer star Ronaldinho and his brother were taken in handcuffs to a courthouse in Paraguay on Saturday following their arrest for allegedly entering the country with falsified documents.
First lady pushes back against critics of her tennis tweet

First lady pushes back against critics of her tennis tweet

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Melania Trump pushed back Saturday after photos she tweeted of herself overseeing a White House construction project generated an online backlash.
Trump names Rep. Mark Meadows his new chief of staff

Trump names Rep. Mark Meadows his new chief of staff

WASHINGTON — In the midst of one of the most daunting crises of his administration, President Donald Trump announced he had made a major staff overhaul, replacing his acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney with Republican Rep. Mark Meadows.
21 positive for coronavirus on cruise ship off California

21 positive for coronavirus on cruise ship off California

SAN FRANCISCO — Twenty-one people aboard a mammoth cruise ship off the California coast tested positive for the new coronavirus and 19 of them are crew members, Vice-President Mike Pence announced Friday, amid evidence the vessel was the breeding gro
WSJ: Saudis arrest 2 princes for allegedly plotting coup

WSJ: Saudis arrest 2 princes for allegedly plotting coup

NEW YORK — Saudi officials arrested two members of the royal family early Friday for allegedly plotting to oust King Salman and the son he has designated to succeed him, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Ronaldinho arrested in Paraguay in false passport case

Ronaldinho arrested in Paraguay in false passport case

SAO PAULO — Soccer star Ronaldinho was arrested Friday night in a hotel in Paraguay's capital after authorities said he entered the country with falsified documents.
Austin officials cancel South by Southwest festival

Austin officials cancel South by Southwest festival

AUSTIN, Texas — The organizers of South By Southwest — which draws hundreds of thousands of visitors and some of Hollywood and music's biggest stars — announced Friday they had cancelled the annual arts and technology festival, saying they're “devast
One more victory: Biden wins most Super Tuesday delegates

One more victory: Biden wins most Super Tuesday delegates

WASHINGTON — Former Vice-President Joe Biden has put an exclamation point on his Super Tuesday victories by winning the most delegates on the presidential primary calendar's biggest night.
Roller-coaster week ends with bond yields, stocks sinking

Roller-coaster week ends with bond yields, stocks sinking

NEW YORK — A dizzying, brutal week of trading dropped one last round of harrowing swings on investors Friday. After skidding sharply through the day as fear pounded markets, steep drops for stocks and bond yields suddenly eased up in the last hour.
Plunging yields force investors and Fed to rethink strategy

Plunging yields force investors and Fed to rethink strategy

WASHINGTON — The response in stock markets to the growing risk from the coronavirus has been swift and fierce. But a better gauge of fear on Wall Street may be the bond market, where the moves over the past few weeks have been even more breathtaking.