Monday, July 06, 2020

World News

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Updated 3 days, 19 hours ago

Jeffrey Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell arrested

The FBI says a British socialite who was accused by many women of helping procure underage sex partners for Jeff...

Updated 4 days, 14 hours ago
Russian voters agree to extend Putin's rule to 2036

Russian election officials say a majority of voters have approved amendments to constitution that would allow President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until...

Updated 4 days, 14 hours ago
UK extends immigration rights for 3M eligible Hong Kongers

The U.K. government says it is extending residency rights and a route to citizenship to up to 3 million Hong Kongers who are eligible for a special category ...

Updated 4 days, 14 hours ago
Health experts slam US deal for large supply of virus drug

Some public health experts are criticizing the U.S. for securing a large supply of the only drug licensed so far to treat COVID-19

Updated 5 days, 20 hours ago
EU reopens its borders to 14 nations but not to US tourists

The European Union has announced it will reopen its borders to travelers from 14 countries and possibly China soon

Updated 1 week ago
FROM THE AP: Rolling Stones threaten to sue Trump over using their songs

LONDON (AP) — The Rolling Stones are threatening President Donald Trump with legal action for using their songs at his rallies despite cease-and-desist directives.

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Gunmen wound Mexico City police chief; 3 dead

Mexico’s intelligence agency apparently had information that the cartel was planning an attack

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
Russia opens polls for vote on extending Putin’s rule

Proposed amendments include a change in the Russian Constitution

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Mexico quake toll rises to 7; hundreds of homes damaged

Churches, bridges and highways also suffered damage

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Kosovo president, 9 others indicted on war crimes charges

Other charges include enforced disappearance, persecution and torture

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
IMF downgrades outlook for global economy in face of virus

WASHINGTON — The International Monetary Fund has sharply lowered its forecast for global growth this year because it envisions far more severe economic damag...

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
EU urges China to move on trade, back off in Hong Kong

Concerns raised about a disinformation campaign by China linked to the coronavirus

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
English town mourns victims of suspected terror attack

Media outlets named the alleged attacker as Khairi Saadallah, a Libyan asylum-seeker living in Reading

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Brazil tops 1 million cases as coronavirus spreads inland

Official data show a downward trend of the virus in Brazil’s north