Top 5 stories of the week
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Here’s a quick recap of the top five Sign1News stories this week.
Tens of thousands of our viewers were saddened by the death of legendary actor, producer and director Kirk Douglas.
Sign1News viewer Melody Swedenberg said Douglas was “the definition of old Hollywood and will always be.”
He died at 103 years old.
The nation tuned in to watch President Trump’s State of the Union address which Sign1News provided with sign language interpretation.
The address included the awarding of the Medal of Freedom to controversial right wing radio host Rush Limbaugh and ended with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ripping up Trump’s speech in front of cameras.
Trump was acquitted of all impeachment charges the next day.
Police in Detroit arrested a woman after she reportedly bit off part of a man’s tongue while they were kissing.
Authorities say the kiss was consensual but the woman asked the man not to put his tongue and in her mouth.
When he did anyway, see allegedly bit off about an inch of the man’s tongue.
The woman was charged with aggravated assault.
A couple is suing American Airlines.
They say they were kicked off the flight because they were Jewish.
The airline claims it was because of their body odor.
The couple is accusing the airline of discrimination and defamation.
American Airlines says the incident had nothing to do with religion.
They say they made the decision for the comfort of other passengers.
And finally officials in China go to extreme measures to raise awareness about the coronavirus.
Villages and cities are using flying drones with speakers attached to patrol streets and yell at people not wearing protective masks.
The video went viral on Chinese social media.
The Wuhan coronavirus has spread throughout the world since the first cases were detected in December.
The World Health Organization has declared the outbreak a public health emergency of international concern.