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The Latest: FDA head rejects Trump's 'harmless' virus claim

July 5, 2020

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration commissioner is declining to back up President Donald Trump’s claim that 99% of coronavirus cases are “harmless.”

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Debates turn emotional as schools decide how and if to open

July 5, 2020

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — School districts across America are in the midst of making wrenching decisions over how to resume classes in settings radically altered by the coronavirus pandemic, with... more »»

The Latest:Phoenix mayor says virus test shortage a 'crisis'

July 5, 2020

WASHINGTON — Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego is pointing to a “crisis” involving coronavirus testing shortages in her city due to surging cases in Arizona, which leads the U.. more »»

Muti conducts Syria musicians in memorial concert amid ruins

July 5, 2020

RAVENNA, Italy (AP) — Nine musicians from the Syrian diaspora in Europe are playing Sunday in the 24th friendship concert conducted by Riccardo Muti, this year at the Paestum archaeological site... more »»

Naked men and drunks: England assesses the reopening of pubs

July 5, 2020

LONDON (AP) — It seems to have been more like a typical Saturday night than a drunken New Year's Ev. more »»

Russian shot dead in Austria, police probe political motive

July 5, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Police in Austria say they have detained a Russian man after one of his compatriots was shot dead near Vienna late Saturday in what Austrian media report is being considered a... more »»

Algeria buries fighters whose skulls were in Paris museum

July 5, 2020

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria at last buried the remains of 24 fighters decapitated for resisting French colonial forces in the 19th century, in a ceremony Sunday rich with symbolism marking th... more »»

Croatia parliamentary race close as virus spikes

July 5, 2020

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Amid a spike of new coronavirus cases, voters in Croatia cast ballots on Sunday in what is expected be a close parliamentary race that could push the latest European Union... more »»

UAE orders government shakeup as virus erodes economic gains

July 5, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates announced a wide-ranging government shakeup on Sunday aimed at creating a more flexible and modern bureaucracy to tackle challenges as... more »»

Germany to revamp financial oversight after Wirecard scandal

July 5, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's finance minister says he wants to revamp the oversight system for the country's financial industry in the wake of the accounting scandal at payment systems provider... more »»

Israel, Palestinians face new restrictions amid virus surge

July 5, 2020

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel ordered thousands of people into quarantine after a contentious phone surveillance program resumed while Palestinians in the West Bank returned to life under... more »»

Tokyo governor wins 2nd term, buoyed by handling of virus

July 5, 2020

TOKYO (AP) —

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike has won a second term to head the Japanese capital. more »»

Rocket fired toward US Embassy in Iraq injures child

July 5, 2020

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi military said Sunday that a rocket aimed at Baghdad's fortified Green Zone, home of the U.S. Embassy, struck a residential house and injured a chil. more »»

The Latest: Pope praises UN efforts for worldwide cease-fire

July 5, 2020

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis is praising U.N. Security Council efforts for worldwide cease-fires to help tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

In remarks Sunday to the public in St. more »»

Japan floods leave up to 34 dead, many at nursing homes

July 5, 2020

TOKYO (AP) — Deep floodwaters and the risk of more mudslides that left at least 34 people confirmed or presumed dead hampered search and rescue operations Sunday in southern Japan, including at... more »»

The Latest: US dips under 50,000 new coronavirus cases

July 5, 2020

BALTIMORE — The United States has dipped under 50,000 new coronavirus cases for the first time in four days, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University, but experts fear celebrations for th... more »»

Crunch, crunch: Africa's locust outbreak is far from over

July 5, 2020

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The crunch of young locusts comes with nearly every step. more »»

The Latest: South Africa's daily rise surpasses 10,000

July 5, 2020

JOHANNESBURG — For the first time, South Africa is reporting more than 10,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases in a single day. more »»

 
 

 

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