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    R Kelly surrenders facing charges of sex abuse against minors

    Agence France-Presse . Chicago | Updated at 10:40am on February 23, 2019

    R&B superstar R Kelly turned himself in to Chicago police on Friday, after prosecutors charged him with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sex abuse against...

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    Sacked US man kills 5 in Illinois shooting

    Agence France-Presse . Chicago | Updated at 12:00am on February 17, 2019

    A US man being fired from his job shot dead five co-workers at a factory on the outskirts of Chicago and wounded five police officers...

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    Bitter cold scourges US Midwest, relief ahead

    Agence France-Presse . Chicago | Updated at 01:31pm on February 01, 2019

    Brutally cold temperatures gripped the US Midwest on Thursday, freezing water mains, causing power outages, cancelling flights and straining natural gas supplies. Tens of millions...

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    Dangerous arctic chill sweeps over US Midwest

    Agence France-Presse . Chicago | Updated at 12:06am on January 31, 2019

    Tens of millions of people in the United States are bracing for a potentially life-threatening deep arctic chill forecast to hit swaths of the country...

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    Snow wallops US Midwest as it braces for extreme cold

    Agence France-Presse . Chicago | Updated at 12:00am on January 30, 2019

    The US Midwest dug out Monday from a snowstorm that closed schools and businesses, as millions braced for dangerous sub-zero temperatures that could shatter records....

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    US winter storms kill 7

    Agence France-Presse . Chicago | Updated at 12:00am on December 30, 2018

    Parts of the United States were digging out Saturday from winter storms that media reports said led to at least seven deaths, while warmer regions...

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    Roy Clark dies at 85

    Agence France-Presse . Chicago | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2018

    Country music star Roy Clark, who was the host of long-running US television variety show ‘Hee Haw,’ died Thursday of complications from pneumonia at his...

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    Ilhan, Rashida first Muslim women in US Congress

    Agence France-Presse . Chicago | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2018

    A onetime Somali refugee and the daughter of Palestinian immigrants shared the historic distinction Tuesday of becoming the first two Muslim women elected to the...

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    Two Native American women break ground in election to US Congress

    Agence France-Presse . Chicago | Updated at 01:08pm on November 07, 2018

    Democrat candidates Sharice Davids and Deb Haaland broke new ground on Tuesday, becoming the first Native American women elected to Congress, US networks projected. Davids,...

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    Chicago blues pioneer Otis Rush dies

    Agence France-Presse . Chicago, United States | Updated at 12:05am on October 01, 2018

    Pioneering Chicago bluesman Otis Rush, whose influence spread far into the world of rock ‘n’ roll, died on Saturday, his wife Masaki Rush announced on...

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