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  • Black Lives Matter: More Protesters Pour Into Streets
    2020-06-06 18:53:27 UTC
    <p>RAEFORD, N.C. (AP) &mdash; Washington prepared for what was expected to be the city&rsquo;s largest demonstration yet against police brutality.</p><p>Military vehicles and officers in fatigues closed off much of downtown Washington to traffic a...

  • More Protesters Hit US Streets to Rally Against Racism
    2020-06-03 18:41:24 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday turned up the pressure on governors to quell the violence set off by the death of George Floyd, demanding New York call up the National Guard to stop the “lowlifes and losers.” As more demonst...

  • US Defense Secretary Defies Trump to Use Forces for Containing Street Protests
    2020-06-03 18:39:14 UTC
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Wednesday he opposes using military forces for law enforcement in containing current street protests, tamping down threats from President Donald Trump, who had warned states he was willi...

  • 'I Can't Breathe': US Protesters Stage Fiery Clash With Police
    2020-05-31 02:13:33 UTC
    <p>In cities across the United States, protesters angered over the killing of George Floyd faced off against heavily-armed officers, with some smashing police cars, ransacking businesses and setting fires that smoldered through the night.</p><p>Fe...

  • Widower: Trump Is Among Conspiracy Theorists on Twitter
    2020-05-26 18:13:50 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The husband of a woman who died accidentally in an office of then-GOP Rep. Joe Scarborough two decades ago is demanding that Twitter remove President Donald Trump’s tweets suggesting Scarborough, now a fierce Trump critic, murder...

  • Mexico Coronavirus Outbreak Might Have Originated in U.S.
    2020-05-26 18:07:33 UTC
    TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Adrián Alonso Gama lived life on both sides of the border, until he got the coronavirus. On weekends the 37-year-old truck driver would stay at his parents’ home in Tijuana. Thanks to his U.S. green card, he lived in his...

  • More Than A Century Old Hertz Filed For Bankruptcy
    2020-05-23 16:59:28 UTC
    <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - The more than a century old car rental firm Hertz Global Holdings Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday after its business was decimated during the coronavirus pandemic and talks with creditors failed to result in m...

  • Trump and Bolsonaro Are Leading World's Coronavirus Hot Spots
    2020-05-23 01:33:38 UTC
    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil became the world No. 2 hotspot for coronavirus cases on Friday, second only to the United States, after it confirmed that 330,890 people had been infected by the virus, overtaking Russia, the Health Ministry said....

  • Tara Reade Has a History of Difficulty Telling Truth
    2020-05-23 00:54:21 UTC
    SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — One thing is clear in the complicated, sometimes contradictory and often chaotic story of Tara Reade: Her life has not been easy. Her earliest childhood memory was of being abused by her father, she told her forme...

  • Surviving COVID-19 May Result in Immunity from Reinfection
    2020-05-20 20:35:31 UTC
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Two studies in monkeys published on Wednesday offer some of the first scientific evidence that surviving COVID-19 may result in immunity from reinfection, a positive sign that vaccines under development may succeed, U.S. resear...

  • US Announces COVID-19 Vaccine with Encouraging Results
    2020-05-18 18:31:14 UTC
    WASHINGTON — An experimental vaccine against the coronavirus showed encouraging results in very early testing, triggering hoped-for immune responses in eight healthy, middle-aged volunteers, its maker announced Monday. Study volunteers given e...

  • Obama Harshly Criticizes Trump Administration's Response to COVID-19
    2020-05-17 01:15:41 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama on Saturday criticized U.S. leaders overseeing the nation’s response to the coronavirus, telling college graduates in an online commencement address that the pandemic shows many officials “aren’t eve...

  • Rwanda Genocide Suspect Felicien Kabuga Arrested After Years on Run
    2020-05-16 19:11:18 UTC
    <p>PARIS/KAMPALA (Reuters) - Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga, who is accused of funding militias that massacred about 800,000 people, was arrested on Saturday near Paris after 26 years on the run, the French justice ministry said.</p><p>T...

  • Turmoil in US: Trump Fires Watchdog Investigating Pompeo
    2020-05-16 17:15:45 UTC
    <p>WASHINGTON &mdash; US President Donald Trump fired State Department Inspector General Steve Linick, saying he had lost confidence in the watchdog&#39;s ability to serve.</p><p>Trump did not give a reason for his loss of confidence&nbsp;but said...

  • WHO Warns: This Virus May Never Go Away
    2020-05-13 21:21:26 UTC
    GENEVA (Reuters) - The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 could become endemic like HIV, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, warning against any attempt to predict how long it would keep circulating and calling for a “massive effort” to...

  • Study: COVID-19 Death Toll in U.S. Worse Than Official Tally
    2020-05-11 23:58:15 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s death toll from the coronavirus may be thousands of fatalities worse than the tally kept by the city and state, according to an analysis released Monday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Bet...

  • U.S. Trails Far Behind Europe in Social Safety Response to COVID-19
    2020-05-10 17:17:07 UTC
    The coronavirus pandemic is straining social safety nets across the globe — and underlining sharp differences in approach between wealthy societies such as the United States and Europe. In Europe, the collapse in business activity is triggerin...

  • Obama Says Trump's Pandemic Response Is "An Absolute Chaotic Disaster"
    2020-05-09 22:34:43 UTC
    WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama harshly criticized President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic as an “absolute chaotic disaster” during a conversation with ex-members of his administration, according to a recording obt...

  • Father and Son Arrested in Murder Investigation of Ahmaud Arbery
    2020-05-09 16:31:43 UTC
    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — More than two months after a black man was shot to death while jogging on a Sunday afternoon, Georgia investigators concluded that the facts show enough evidence to jail a white father and son on charges of felony murder and a...

  • COVID-19 Triggered 15% Unemployment in US
    2020-05-08 17:55:16 UTC
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; The U.S. unemployment rate rocketed to 14.7% in April, a level last seen during the Great Depression, as 20.5 million jobs vanished in the worst monthly loss on record &mdash; stark evidence of how the coronavirus has br...

  • Executed in Cold Blood: Killing of Black jogger by White Gunmen in U.S.
    2020-05-06 23:30:03 UTC
    <p>SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) &mdash; The parents of a black man slain in a pursuit by two white men armed with guns called for immediate arrests Wednesday as they faced the prospect of waiting a month or longer before a Georgia grand jury could consider ...

  • A New Coronavirus Vaccine Works in Monkeys
    2020-05-06 21:33:19 UTC
    REUTERS — In macaque monkeys, an experimental vaccine for the novel coronavirus safely induced antibodies that blocked several different SARS-CoV-2 strains, Chinese researchers reported on Wednesday in the journal Science. The researchers say test...

  • UK Government Puts Elderly and Vulnerable Carers at Risk
    2020-05-05 21:09:03 UTC
    On a doorstep in the suburbs of north London, three-year-old Ayse picked up a tissue to wipe away her grandmother’s tears - tears for one more victim of the virus. The little girl was waiting for her mum, Sonya Kaygan. Her grandmother hadn’t broke...

  • UK Coronavirus Death Toll Is the Second-Highest Worldwide Behind U.S.
    2020-05-05 19:11:55 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has overtaken Italy to report the highest official death toll from coronavirus in Europe with more than 32,000 deaths, figures released on Tuesday showed. The high death toll could increase political pressure on Prim...

  • US-UK Trade Talks at Risk With No-Deal Brexit
    2020-05-05 01:13:57 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. business lobby on Monday urged Britain to conclude a bilateral trade deal with the European Union as quickly as possible to remove uncertainty that is limiting investment flows and could pose risks to its trade ...