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The Latest: WHO urges focus on first wave of coronavirus

July 3, 2020

GENEVA — The World Health Organization’s emergencies chief says “we need to put up a fight now” during a peak in the current wave of the coronavirus pandemic — rather than focusing on when a... more »»

 
 
 
The Latest: Hot-spot Arizona reaches ICU capacity of 91%

July 3, 2020

PHOENIX — Arizona has reached new peaks in hospitalizations and emergency room visits, indicating the state is only intensifying as a coronavirus hot spot. more »»

The Latest: Florida reports nearly 9,500 new virus cases

July 3, 2020

MIAMI — Florida reported 9,488 new confirmed cases and 67 deaths, a day after setting a new daily record with more than 10,000 cases. more »»

Turkey: pilots on trial over Ghosn escape released from jail

July 3, 2020

ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court on Friday released four pilots and a private airline official from jail, pending the outcome of their trial on charges of smuggling former Nissan Motor C. more »»

Russian Orthodox Church defrocks coronavirus-denying monk

July 3, 2020

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Orthodox Church on Friday defrocked a coronavirus-denying monk who has defied Kremlin lockdown orders and taken control of a monastery. more »»

Canada suspends extradition treaty with Hong Kong

July 3, 2020

TORONTO (AP) — Canada suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong on Friday after China imposed a new security law on the territory. more »»

Man who crashed gate where Trudeau lives had several weapons

July 3, 2020

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian police said Friday an armed man who this week crashed his truck through a gate on the grounds where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau lives had several weapons. more »»

Reopening strategist Castex named new French prime minister

July 3, 2020

PARIS (AP) — The new French prime minister appointed Friday said he feels ready to face the key challenge of reviving France's economy following the damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic and ... more »»

The Latest: Italy governor wants people to quarantine, trace

July 3, 2020

ROME — The governor of Italy’s northeastern Veneto region says he’ll crack down on people who test positive but refuse to quarantine or give details to health authorities about recent contacts fo... more »»

UK historian quits Cambridge post after slavery remarks

July 3, 2020

LONDON (AP) — British historian and TV presenter David Starkey relinquished his honorary fellowship at a University of Cambridge college Friday after he drew outrage for his comments about Black... more »»

Spokesman: Iran won't reveal cause of fire at nuclear site

July 3, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A top Iranian security spokesman says the cause of a fire at the Natanz nuclear site is known, but will not be made public at this time due to “security reasons. more »»

Germany is first major economy to phase out coal and nuclear

July 3, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have finalized the country's long-awaited phase-out of coal as an energy source, backing a plan that environmental groups say isn't ambitious enough and free... more »»

The Latest: Miami mayor sets curfew, closes some businesses

July 3, 2020

MIAMI — The mayor of Florida’s most populous county has issued a new overnight curfew and will close some businesses that reopened in June.

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez says the 10 p.m. more »»

Turkey: Khashoggi's fiancee appears at absent Saudis' trial

July 3, 2020

ISTANBUL (AP) — The fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi told a Turkish court Friday that the Washington Post columnist was lured to his death at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul through “a great betrayal... more »»

4 dead, 97 injured in blast at Turkish fireworks factory

July 3, 2020

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An explosion at a fireworks factory in northwestern Turkey on Friday killed four people and injured at least 97 others, officials said. more »»

UK scraps quarantine for some visitors as pubs set to reopen

July 3, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson wants a haircut and a beer. more »»

French court OKs end to Rwanda genocide investigation

July 3, 2020

PARIS (AP) — The Paris appeals court on Friday upheld a decision to end a years-long investigation into the plane crash that sparked Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, citing lack of sufficient evidence. more »»

France: Reopening strategist Castex named new prime minister

July 3, 2020

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday named Jean Castex, who coordinated France’s virus reopening strategy, as the country's new prime minister as the country focuses on revivin... more »»

In shake-up, UK government plans televised media briefings

July 3, 2020

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says his government will introduce White House-style televised media briefings, in a shake-up to the traditional system of political... more »»

Switzerland: 2 trains collide in mountain railway tunnel

July 3, 2020

GENEVA (AP) — Two trains collided in a tunnel on a mountain railway in Switzerland on Friday, slightly injuring a few people, the railway operator said. more »»

German lawmakers approve plan to phase out use of coal

July 3, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's lower house of parliament voted Friday to finalize the country's long-awaited phase-out of coal as an energy source, backing a plan that environmental groups say isn't... more »»

 
 

 

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