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24 Jan
2018
Larry Nassar, the former team doctor for USA Gymnastics, was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing more than 150 gymnasts over two decadesLarry Nassar, the former team doctor for USA Gymnastics, was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison for sexually abusing more than 150 gymnasts over two decades
1 year ago
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24 Jan
2015
The radical anti-austerity Syriza party swept to victory in Greece’s general election, setting the stage for a showdown with the EU over its massive bailout, and prompting fears…The radical anti-austerity Syriza party swept to victory in Greece’s general election, setting the stage for a showdown with the EU over its massive bailout, and prompting fears of a Greek exit from the eurozone
4 years ago
24 Jan
2011
A suicide bombing in the international arrivals hall at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport killed 35 people. The attacker was believed to be a 20 year-old man from IngushetiaA suicide bombing in the international arrivals hall at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport killed 35 people. The attacker was believed to be a 20 year-old man from Ingushetia
8 years ago
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24 Jan
2011
Telecoms magnate Najib Mikati was appointed Prime Minister of Lebanon with the support of Hezbollah, giving the group the upper hand in attempts to form a government and sparking…Telecoms magnate Najib Mikati was appointed Prime Minister of Lebanon with the support of Hezbollah, giving the group the upper hand in attempts to form a government and sparking accusations of a pro-Iranian coup by loyalists of ousted Prime Minister Saad Hariri
8 years ago
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24 Jan
2009
Hurricane-force winds killed 12 people as the fiercest storm in a decade swept across northern Spain and south-western France. Four children died when the roof of a sports hall…Hurricane-force winds killed 12 people as the fiercest storm in a decade swept across northern Spain and south-western France. Four children died when the roof of a sports hall collapsed near Barcelona. Torrential rains and winds of up to 184km/h (114mph) were recorded
10 years ago
24 Jan
2008
French banker Jerome Kerviel was blamed for worsening the stock market downturn by allegedly losing 4.9 billion euros ($7 billion) for French bank Societe GeneraleFrench banker Jerome Kerviel was blamed for worsening the stock market downturn by allegedly losing 4.9 billion euros ($7 billion) for French bank Societe Generale
11 years ago
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24 Jan
2006
Walt Disney Co. announced it was to buy Pixar Animation Studios Inc. for $7.4 billion in stock, giving Pixar Chief Executive Steve Jobs one of the largest share holdings and a seat…Walt Disney Co. announced it was to buy Pixar Animation Studios Inc. for $7.4 billion in stock, giving Pixar Chief Executive Steve Jobs one of the largest share holdings and a seat on the board. Jobs was already a household name as the founder and chief executive of Apple Computer Inc.
13 years ago
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24 Jan
2003
A U.S. plan to inoculate 500,000 health care workers against smallpox got underway in Connecticut. It was the first stage in a nationwide smallpox inoculation programme, with those…A U.S. plan to inoculate 500,000 health care workers against smallpox got underway in Connecticut. It was the first stage in a nationwide smallpox inoculation programme, with those seen as front-line defenders in the event of a bio-terror attack treated first
16 years ago
24 Jan
2003
The United States Department of Homeland Security came into beingThe United States Department of Homeland Security came into being
16 years ago
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24 Jan
2002
American Taliban soldier John Walker Lindh was arraigned by a U.S. federal court in Virginia on charges of conspiracy to kill American citizens, abetting foreign terrorist…American Taliban soldier John Walker Lindh was arraigned by a U.S. federal court in Virginia on charges of conspiracy to kill American citizens, abetting foreign terrorist organisations and transacting with the Taliban
17 years ago
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24 Jan
2002
U.S. Congress began public hearings into the bankruptcy of the Enron Corporation. Top executives were reported to have offloaded more than $1 billion in stock when shares were at…U.S. Congress began public hearings into the bankruptcy of the Enron Corporation. Top executives were reported to have offloaded more than $1 billion in stock when shares were at their peak, while many employees who had bought company stock lost their life savings when prices plummeted from a high of $90 to less than $1 a share
17 years ago
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24 Jan
2001
A Progress cargo ship was launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to guide Russia's 15-year-old Mir space station to its destruction and ditching in the Pacific Ocean in…A Progress cargo ship was launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan to guide Russia's 15-year-old Mir space station to its destruction and ditching in the Pacific Ocean in March
18 years ago
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24 Jan
2001
Britain's Northern Ireland Secretary Peter Mandelson was forced to resign from the cabinet for a second time following claims he pulled strings to secure a British passport for…Britain's Northern Ireland Secretary Peter Mandelson was forced to resign from the cabinet for a second time following claims he pulled strings to secure a British passport for Indian billionaire Srichand Hinduja after he pledged £1m in sponsorship towards the Millennium Dome. Mandelson resigned as Trade and Industry Secretary in December 1998 after revelations of an undisclosed home loan
18 years ago
24 Jan
2001
Norway and the European Union countries agreed to impose a 12-week ban on cod fishing in the North Sea to save dwindling stocks during the breeding seasonNorway and the European Union countries agreed to impose a 12-week ban on cod fishing in the North Sea to save dwindling stocks during the breeding season
18 years ago
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24 Jan
2000
The U.S. presidential campaign got underway with caucuses in Iowa. Eventual challengers George W. Bush and Al Gore emerged triumphant from their first skirmishes against same-party…The U.S. presidential campaign got underway with caucuses in Iowa. Eventual challengers George W. Bush and Al Gore emerged triumphant from their first skirmishes against same-party opponents
19 years ago
24 Jan
1999
Prior to being called as a witness, Monica Lewinsky was interviewed by the House managers prosecuting the case against Bill Clinton in his impeachment trialPrior to being called as a witness, Monica Lewinsky was interviewed by the House managers prosecuting the case against Bill Clinton in his impeachment trial
20 years ago
24 Jan
1999
Hit by a bribery scandal, the International Olympic Committee recommended the expulsion of six of its members who had accepted payments or gifts from would-be host citiesHit by a bribery scandal, the International Olympic Committee recommended the expulsion of six of its members who had accepted payments or gifts from would-be host cities
20 years ago
24 Jan
1999
King Hussein of Jordan named his son Abdullah as his heir, demoting his brother, former Crown Prince HassanKing Hussein of Jordan named his son Abdullah as his heir, demoting his brother, former Crown Prince Hassan
20 years ago
24 Jan
1996
Chechen rebels released 42 hostages seized in a raid in southern Russia after a two-week ordeal in which dozens of separatist fighters and many Russian soldiers were killedChechen rebels released 42 hostages seized in a raid in southern Russia after a two-week ordeal in which dozens of separatist fighters and many Russian soldiers were killed
23 years ago
24 Jan
1996
The military prosecutor in Warsaw, Poland, launched a formal probe into allegations that Prime Minister Jozef Oleksy had spied for MoscowThe military prosecutor in Warsaw, Poland, launched a formal probe into allegations that Prime Minister Jozef Oleksy had spied for Moscow
23 years ago
24 Jan
1995
The trial of O.J. Simpson, accused of murdering his ex-wife Nicole and her friend Ronald Goldman, began in Los AngelesThe trial of O.J. Simpson, accused of murdering his ex-wife Nicole and her friend Ronald Goldman, began in Los Angeles
24 years ago
24 Jan
1991
Japan pledged nine billion dollars more to the Gulf War effort which brought angry rejoinders from IraqJapan pledged nine billion dollars more to the Gulf War effort which brought angry rejoinders from Iraq
28 years ago
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24 Jan
1991
It was reported that the Gulf war was costing Britain almost £30 million a day in munitions, lost equipment and operations spending. Meanwhile the RAF was forced to abandon…It was reported that the Gulf war was costing Britain almost £30 million a day in munitions, lost equipment and operations spending. Meanwhile the RAF was forced to abandon low-level flying attacks on Iraqi airfields after losing five Tornado aircraft
28 years ago
24 Jan
1990
Japan launched the first probe to be sent to the moon since 1976Japan launched the first probe to be sent to the moon since 1976
29 years ago
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