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Death toll from flooding in Japan rises to 50, dozen missing

July 7, 2020

TOKYO (AP) — Soldiers rescued residents on boats as floodwaters flowed down streets in southern Japanese towns hit by deadly rains that were expanding across the region Tuesda. more »»

Spaghetti Western movie composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91

July 7, 2020

ROME (AP) — Ennio Morricone, the Oscar-winning Italian composer who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and often haunting soundtracks... more »»

Brazil's Bolsonaro tested for COVID-19, feels well

July 7, 2020

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was tested for COVID-19 after having an X-ray of his lungs on Monday. He didn’t say whether he was showing symptoms of the new coronavirus. more »»

N. Korea rejects talks ahead of US envoy's arrival in Seoul

July 7, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Tuesday repeated it has no immediate intent to resume dialogue with the United States hours before U.S. more »»

Hospitals approaching capacity as Miami closes restaurants

July 7, 2020

MIAMI (AP) — Hospitals rapidly approached capacity across the Sunbelt, and the Miami area closed restaurants and gyms again because of the surging coronavirus Monday, as the U.S. more »»

American student released after 486 days in Egyptian prison

July 6, 2020

CAIRO (AP) — An American medical student detained without trial in an Egyptian prison for nearly 500 days has been freed and returned to the United States, the U.S. State Department said on Monday. more »»

Hospitals approaching capacity as Miami closes restaurants

July 6, 2020

MIAMI (AP) — Hospitals rapidly approached capacity in Florida and Texas, and the Miami area closed restaurants again Monday because of the surging coronavirus, as the U.. more »»

Burundi starts taking COVID-19 seriously, begins screening

July 6, 2020

NAIROBI,Kenya (AP) — Burundi launched a campaign of mass screening for COVID-19 on Monday, indicating that the new president is changing policies to more assertively combat the spread of the... more »»

The Latest: Coronavirus cases in Arizona surpass 100,000

July 6, 2020

PHOENIX — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Arizona, which leads the U.S. in new cases per capita, has now surpassed 100,00. more »»

France: Macron ousts security chief after police protests

July 6, 2020

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron ousted his top security official Monday following protests over police brutality as part of a government shakeup aimed at focusing on France’s... more »»

Turkey calls on EU to be 'honest' in dispute with members

July 6, 2020

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish foreign minister on Monday called on the European Union to be an “honest broker” in disputes between Ankara and EU member states France, Greece and Cyprus. more »»

UK sanctions Russians, Saudis under new Magnitsky powers

July 6, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Britain on Monday announced economic sanctions against individuals and organizations from Russia, Saudi Arabia, Myanmar and North Korea under new U.K. more »»

Hong Kong police granted sweeping powers under security law

July 6, 2020

HONG KONG (AP) — In implementing the national security law for Hong Kong, police will have sweeping authority that allows them to take actions including conducting searches without a warrant,... more »»

Miami-Dade County imposing restrictions after cases spike

July 6, 2020

MIAMI (AP) — Florida's most-populous county ordered restaurants and gyms closed again Monday because of a rise in confirmed coronavirus cases and hospitalizations, as the U.S. more »»

Man arrested in Germany after estranged wife killed on bus

July 6, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Police in southern Germany say a 37-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly stabbing his estranged wife to death on a public bus. more »»

In Russia and Ukraine, no social distance on crowded beaches

July 6, 2020

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Tens of thousands of vacation-goers in Russia and Ukraine have descended on Black Sea beaches, paying little heed to public health measures despite the numbers of reported... more »»

Chinese diplomat derides UK's move to offer HK citizenship

July 6, 2020

LONDON (AP) — The Chinese ambassador to Britain accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday of meddling in China's affairs by offering citizenship to 3 million people from Hong Kong following... more »»

The Latest: Portugal rebukes Britain over virus travel curbs

July 6, 2020

LISBON, Portugal — Portuguese officials have rebuked the British government over its decision to exclude Portugal from a relaxation of travel restrictions.

The U.. more »»

Serbia opens field hospital; S Africa mulls tougher lockdown

July 6, 2020

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Troops in Serbia set up an emergency 500-bed field hospital Monday as the Balkan nation battled a surge in coronavirus infections that underscored the risks of swiftly... more »»

During pandemic, Nicaraguan doctors face political pressure

July 6, 2020

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Inside Nicaragua's public hospitals, the walls are plastered with political propaganda, ruling-party activists ensure no information leaks out, and doctors were once... more »»

 
 

 

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