Lawmakers fight to strip Cosby of medal
WASHINGTON • A bipartisan group of United States lawmakers was set to introduce legislation on Friday that provides President Barack Obama authority to revoke the Presidential Medal of Freedom granted to actor Bill Cosby, who has admitted to drugging women.
Hospital demolished with staff still inside
BEIJING • Workers partially demolished a Chinese hospital in Henan province with several doctors and a patient still inside, burying bodies in its morgue under rubble, the media reported yesterday.
A probe has been launched.
No asylum for criminal refugees
MAINZ • Migrants who commit crimes should lose their right to asylum, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said yesterday, toughening her tone as crowds protested in Cologne after mass assaults on women, allegedly by refugees, on New Year's Eve.