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Second Member Quits Justin Trudeau's Cabinet Over Allegations Against Canadian PM

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| He is accused of secretly trying to direct the attorney general's handling of a criminal prosecution of a large Canadian company.

Anonymous Mega Millions Lottery Winner Claims $1.5B Jackpot In South Carolina


Lottery winners can elect to remain anonymous in fewer than a half-dozen states.

Good Day Sunshine: 1968 Beatles 'Life' Magazine Finally Returned To Library


A spokesman for Ohio's Cuyahoga County Public Library said there are no hard feelings about the extreme delay and the return sets a good example. "We just want our stuff back," Robert Rua said.

Canada Set To Go Ahead With Arms Deal, Saudi Arabia Says


A senior Saudi official told journalists Monday he believes that Canada will honor its $13-billion agreement, contrary to the Canadian prime minister's comments in December.

Woman's Family Said She Was Stabbed By A Panhandler. Now They're Charged With Murder


City officials said the woman's husband and his daughter took advantage of Baltimore citizens' fear of violence to cover up their crime.

Huawei Exec Sues Canada, Argues December Arrest Violated Constitution


Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was detained by the Canadian government in December at the request of the U.S., which alleged the Chinese telecom giant had violated its sanctions on Iran.

More Than 20 Killed After A Series Of Deadly Tornadoes Hits Alabama


Lee County, Ala., was hit the hardest, where at least 22 people were killed and several injured after at least two tornadoes reportedly ripped through the state, officials say.

Officers In Stephon Clark Shooting Won't Be Charged, Says Sacramento DA


Clark, a 22-year-old black man, was unarmed when he was shot and killed by two police officers in his grandmother's backyard in 2018. His death sparked widespread protests in the California capital.

Pedestrian Deaths Reach Highest Level In Decades, Report Says


A safety group estimates 6,227 pedestrians were killed in motor vehicle crashes in 2018 — a 4 percent increase over 2017 and the highest mortality rate since 1990.