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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.
Ohio State settling some suits over doc abuse; cost unclear

Ohio State settling some suits over doc abuse; cost unclear

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State reached an unspecified settlement with nearly half of the roughly 350 men who say they were sexually abused decades ago by a team doctor who was jokingly known among some athletes by nicknames like “Dr. Jelly Paws.
Oil price dives as OPEC, Russia fail to agree on output cut

Oil price dives as OPEC, Russia fail to agree on output cut

VIENNA — OPEC and key ally Russia failed to agree Friday on a cut to oil production that would have contained the plunge in the price of crude caused by the new coronavirus outbreak's massive disruption to world business.

Pence: 21 on cruise ship test positive for coronavirus

WASHINGTON — Vice-President Mike Pence says 21 people on a cruise ship being held off San Francisco have tested positive for coronavirus. He also urged older Americans to “use caution” in planning any cruise ship vacation.
Skiing finals, Italian cycling races cancelled due to virus

Skiing finals, Italian cycling races cancelled due to virus

MILAN — The alpine skiing World Cup Finals and major Italian cycling races were among the latest sporting events to be cancelled on Friday because of the escalating virus outbreak.