A train has derailed in Aberdeenshire, northeastern Scotland, in what Scotland's First Minister describes as an "extremely serious incident."

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Sumner Redstone, a media titan and billionaire who, as chairman of Viacom and National Amusements, drew headlines both for his deal-making as well as his turbulent personal life, died on Tuesday. He was 97.

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As Texas soars past 500,000 Covid-19 cases, state officials are redoubling their efforts to get residents to wear masks and practice social distancing, after suggesting that the surge has been driven by people letting their guard down.

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Britons woke up this morning to news that the UK economy shrunk by 20.4% in the second quarter, the worst slump on record and the biggest drop of any major global economy.

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Maya Rudolph, whose portrayal of Kamala Harris on "Saturday Night Live" garnered her an Emmy nomination, knows she may about to be busy ahead of the election.

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Viola Davis gave us all a gift in honor of her 55th birthday.

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Are parents really supposed to be reassured by all this talk about "mild" cases of Covid-19 in children? What about the unfortunate "few" youngsters who have died or come down with a strange and severe associated illness?

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Police in the Netherlands have arrested 17 people following a raid on a massive cocaine lab, which they say is the biggest ever found in the country.

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Democratic freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, a member of the progressive Democratic "Squad," prevailed in her fight to keep her seat in a Minnesota primary election on Tuesday, a victory for progressives as they seek to expand their power and influence on Capitol Hill.

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