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Covid update: Unlock 3 rules; Trump’s vaccine remark; UK books 60 million doses
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DNA Reveals Surprises About Slave Trade In The Americas
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In Colombia, Militant Groups Resort To Arson, Murder To Enforce Lockdowns
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EU considers ban on U.S. travelers: report
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Americans mark Juneteenth from coast to coast
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World entering 'dangerous phase' with coronavirus: WHO
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Pandemic spreading faster in Americas, south Asia, Middle East - WHO
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Christopher Columbus statue pulled down, draped in burning flag in VA
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Ex-astronaut Kathy Sullivan dives to deepest known point on Earth
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COVID-19 cases in Americas surpass 10 mln: WHOGENEVA, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Americas has crossed the 10 million mark, accounting for over half of the global tally, according to...
Donald Trump repeats baffling Ghislaine Maxwell comment during Axios interviewMost of the reaction to Donald Trump's wild interview with Axios has focused on what he said about coronavirus, and for good reason.Trump claimed the virus "is under control" in the United States. He..
The forged Christopher Columbus lettersCopies of a letter written by Christopher Columbus describing his first impressions of the Americas have become so rare and valuable, they're being stolen and replaced with forgeries at some of the..
Rare, million-dollar copies of a letter written by Christopher Columbus replaced with fakesCopies of a letter written by Christopher Columbus describing his first impressions of the Americas have become so rare and valuable, they're being stolen and replaced with forgeries at some of the..
US, Mexican & Brazilian Grands Prix cancelled, Imola set to returnFormula 1 abandons any hope of holding the US, Mexican and Brazilian Grands Prix this year as a result of the coronavirus situation in the Americas.
ONLY ON AP: Elpidophoros, US leaders discuss Hagia SophiaHis Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America held a meeting with U.S. political leaders in Washington on Thursday to discuss concerns over the seizure and re-conversion of the Hagia Sophia in..
Earliest evidence for humans in the AmericasHumans settled in the Americas much earlier than previously thought, according to new finds from Mexico.
India-US naval drill shows ability to project power with allies, says US defence secretaryUS defence secretary Mark Esper said America was “closely monitoring” the India-China stand-off and the disengagement process on the Line of Actual Control (LAC). In his virtual address to the..
Cave’s Clues Show It’s More Than Just Oldest Outhouse in the AmericasPreserved dung in Oregon’s Paisley Caves is helping to fill in some mysteries about some of the earliest people on our continent.
Ancient Americans made epic Pacific voyagesNew evidence has been found for epic prehistoric voyages between the Americas and eastern Polynesia.
Divers uncover mysteries of earliest inhabitants of Americas deep inside Yucatan cavesThousands of years ago, the first inhabitants of the Americas journeyed deep into caves to mine red ochre, a highly valued clay earth pigment.
Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump, asks Interpol to helpIran has issued an arrest warrant and asked Interpol for help in detaining President Donald Trump and dozens of others it believes carried out the drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in..
WHO warns world in ‘new and dangerous phase’ of Covid-19 pandemic(Malay Mail) – The World Health Organisation warned yesterday of a “new and dangerous phase” of the coronavirus pandemic with people tiring of lockdowns despite the disease’s accelerating..
WHO Americas director says coronavirus pandemic still accelerating in the regionThe number of people infected with the coronavirus in the Americas is fast approaching 4 million with almost 204,000 deaths, and the pandemic continues to accelerate, World Health Organization (WHO)..
WHO notes 100,000 new coronavirus cases dailyGeneva, Jun 16: The head of the World Health Organization says more than 100,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported worldwide each day over the past two weeks - mostly in the Americas..
An American policeman killed George Floyd. Now Europe is re-examining its colonial historyLondon and Bristol, England (CNN)At an old stone harbor in the English city of Bristol, young people gather at a bent railing by the water and peer into the murky deep. They're looking for the defaced..
Coronavirus hitting the Americas hardest says World Health OrganizationThe Americas are bearing the brunt of the global coronavirus pandemic at present, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, with North and South America currently having four of the 10 worst..
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WHO says coronavirus situation 'worsening' worldwideShares The World Health Organization said Monday that the coronavirus pandemic situation was worsening around the globe, as it warned against complacency. The WHO said it had recorded its highest daily..
Brazil to test vaccine as Europe emerges from lockdownShares Researchers in hard-hit Brazil on Wednesday said they would begin testing a coronavirus vaccine developed in Britain, while across the Atlantic European nations began reopening borders in a bid..
Motorcycling: MotoGP sets end of July deadline for non-European racesMotoGP has set an end of July deadline to decide whether this year's coronavirus-hit championship will be confined to Europe or expand to Asia and the Americas, CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta said on Wednesday...
WHO director for Americas urges U.S. help as coronavirus surges in regionThe World Health Organization's regional director for the Americas urged the United States on Tuesday to keep helping countries in the region to fight the novel coronavirus even as the Trump..
WHO director for Americas says region close to 3 million COVID-19 casesThe World Health Organization's regional director for the Americas Carissa Etienne said on Tuesday that the COVID-19 epidemiological curve is still rising sharply in the region, with close to 3 million..
Live Coronavirus NewsAnother 700,000 infections have been reported in just the last week as the Americas and the Middle East confronted more cases. And in Mexico, the pandemic is straining a hobbled health care system.
World economic prospects darken, rebound delayed: Reuters pollEconomic prospects for the developed world this year have darkened again in the past month as the coronavirus pandemic has rolled from Asia to the Americas, with a V-shaped sharp recovery expected by..
WHO says the Americas are new COVID-19 epicenter as deaths surge in Latin AmericaThe Americas have emerged as the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a Tuesday briefing, as a U.S. study forecast deaths surging in Brazil and other..
WHO says the Americas are new epicenter of coronavirus pandemicThe World Health Organization (WHO) considers the Americas the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, and now is not the time for countries to ease restrictions, officials said in a Tuesday..
WHO chief for the Americas voices hope for continued U.S. support as virus surgesThe World Health Organization's director for the Americas warned on Tuesday of a coronavirus surge across the region and voiced hope for continuing U.S. help to tackle the outbreak, despite President..
The Americas' Smallest Cat Just Got Cuter As Video Reveals What It Sounds LikeA new video published by National Geographic as part of their Photo Ark series may be the first ever recording of the call of one of the world’s smallest cats. The Chilean güiña is about half the..
As U.S. auto supply chain revs up, worker safety fears linger in MexicoWorkers at a Lear Corp autoparts plant in northern Mexico that saw the worst known coronavirus outbreak of any factory in the Americas are now bracing to be sent back to work.
Prison contagion in Americas 'deeply worrying', U.N. saysOvercrowded, unhygienic prisons in Latin America and the spread of the new coronavirus both in regional prisons and in the United States are a source of "major concern", the U.N. rights office (OHCHR)..
France to outline plans to lift coronavirus lockdownFrance will reveal its plans to unwind a six-week-old coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday, joining countries from Asia to the Americas looking to take advantage of falling infection rates to rescue their..
Argentina imposes toughest travel ban in the Americas, sparking outcryArgentina on Monday banned all commercial flight ticket sales until September, one of the toughest coronavirus travel bans in the world, prompting an industry outcry that the new measure will put too..
Guatemala calls US 'Wuhan of Americas' in battle over deporteesUS deportation flights to Guatemala are driving up the country’s Covid-19 caseload, according to the country’s health minister, who said that on one flight about 75% of the deportees tested..
Amazon launches further recruitment drive in US and CanadaAmazon is continuing its drive to be seen as the saviour of the furloughed north American worker, by announcing it will create an extra 75,000 roles in the US and Canada in response to the coronavirus..
United States deports Haitians despite coronavirus fearsThe United States, the new epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic, deported 61 Haitian migrants on Tuesday despite fears of further spreading the deadly disease in the poorest country in the..
Starbucks closes most U.S., Canada cafes, moves to drive-throughStarbucks Corp said on Friday it will close most of its company operated cafes across north America for two weeks, limiting its services to drive-throughs, to help stem the spread of the highly..
Haiti declares emergency over coronavirus, imposes curfew, shuts bordersHaiti's government on Thursday declared a state of emergency over the coronavirus outbreak, closing the borders of the Americas' poorest nation and imposing a curfew after authorities detected the..
U.S. to urge Americas not to travel abroad - sourcesThe U.S. State Department will urge Americans not to travel abroad or to return to the United States or else plan to shelter in place, two U.S. government officials told Reuters on Thursday, saying an..
Gatherings banned, travel restricted as coronavirus cases grow worldwideLeaders in Europe, the Middle East and the Americas rolled out bans on big gatherings, and stricter travel restrictions as cases of the new coronavirus spread around the world.
Coronavirus pandemic likely, Australia's prime minister saysSYDNEY: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday there was every sign the world is about to be gripped by a pandemic of coronavirus, as Canberra kicked off emergency measures to..
'It's the America I live in today': Aurora, Illinois remembers mass shooting victimsFlags were at half-staff Saturday in Aurora, Illinois as residents commemorated the lives of those lost in last year's mass shooting.
Haiti orphanage fire kills 15, renews debate over unlicensed orphanagesFifteen children died in a fire that swept overnight through an orphanage in Haiti run by a U.S. religious group, authorities said on Friday, triggering renewed controversy over the hundreds of..
Fire at unauthorized orphanage in Haiti kills 15 childrenFifteen children died in a fire that swept overnight through an orphanage in Haiti run by a U.S. Christian non-profit group, authorities said on Friday, triggering renewed controversy over the..
Trump Signs US-Mexico-Canada Trade DealAt a signing ceremony on the White House South Lawn, U.S. President Donald Trump declared an end to what he termed “the nightmare” North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Under overcast skies..
Pompeo rebuffs Iraqi prime minister's demand for US troop withdrawal plan"America is a force for good in the Middle East," said a State Department spokesman, who said the U.S. would not discuss a military withdrawal.
Iraq Updates: Parliament Endorses Ousting of U.S. TroopsMany in Iraq considered America’s killing of Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani, a top Iranian commander, in Baghdad as an assault on its sovereignty.
Attack on U.S. Embassy in Baghdad underscores America’s polarization — and perilWASHINGTON — Few images are more haunting to the collective American psyche than the sight of a U.S. diplomatic installation under siege somewhere in the world. Such attacks have been a watchword for..
Pope Offers Hope Against Darkness in Christmas Day MessageVATICAN CITY – Pope Francis offered a Christmas message of hope Wednesday against darkness that cloaks conflicts and relationships in large parts of the world from the Middle East to the Americas to..
Bolsonaro says U.S. won’t impose tariffs on Brazilian steelRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said his American counterpart Donald Trump assured him on Friday that he will not impose tariffs on the South American country’s steel and..