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Guatemalan president tests positive for new coronavirusGuatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei says he has tested positive for the new coronavirus
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
Cyprus: Only handful of tourists showed COVID-19 symptomsCyprus is trying to salvage a dismal tourist season by touting that only five of the roughly 200,000 tourists that have spent their holidays on east Mediterranean island nation so far this summer have exhibited any COVID-19 symptoms
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Canada extends U.S. border restrictions to Oct. 21Canada is extending the agreement to keep the U.S. border closed to non-essential travel to Oct. 21 during the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This undated photo provided on Jan. 24, 2020 by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows some of over 165 pounds (75 kilograms) of suspected methamphetamine seized after smugglers tried to float it across the border from Nogales, Mexico, by roping together dozens of packages and sending them through an underground drainage tunnel into Arizona, according to federal officials. The Mexican Defense Department announced on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, that seizures of the synthetic opioid fentanyl so far this year are 465% higher than in 2019, but progress against another big Mexican export to the U.S. market _ methamphetamines _ is slower.  (U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP, File)
Mexico sees fentanyl seizures up 465%, denies making drugMexican authorities say seizures of the synthetic opioid fentanyl so far this year are 465% higher than in 2019, but progress against the other big Mexican export to the U.S. market _ methamphetamines _ is slower
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Flooding surrounds a house in Lenyari in the Greater Pibor Administrative Area, South Sudan Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. Flooding has affected well over a million people across East Africa, another calamity threatening food security on top of a historic locust outbreak and the coronavirus pandemic. (Tetiana Gaviuk/Medecins Sans Frontieres via AP)
Flooding affects more than 1 million across East AfricaFlooding has affected well over a million people across East Africa, another calamity threatening food security on top of a historic locust outbreak and the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse for jury deliberations in his rape trial, in New York. Britain has stripped disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of an honor recognizing his contribution to the UK film industry. The 68-year-old Weinstein was given the honor in 2004 and the decision to take it away was announced Friday Sept. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Disgraced mogul Harvey Weinstein stripped of UK honorBritain has stripped disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of an honor recognizing his contribution to the UK film industry
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange wearing a mask portraying U.S. President Donald Trump takes part in a protest outside the Central Criminal Court, the Old Bailey, in London, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. The London court hearing on WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition from Britain to the United States resumed Monday after a COVID-19 test on one of the participating lawyers came back negative, WikiLeaks said Friday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Assange lawyer says Trump offered indirect offer of pardonA lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has told a London court that her client was indirectly offered a “win-win” deal by President Donald Trump that would see him avoid extradition to the U.S. if he revealed the source of a leak of documents from the Democratic Party ahead of the 2016 election
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Spanish military tents are set out to be used by hospital patients during the coronavirus outbreak at the Gomez Ulla military hospital in Madrid, Spain, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. A line of green tents have been installed at the gates of a Madrid military hospital four months after similar structures for triaging incoming patients and lighten up crammed emergency wards were taken down. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Emergency tents back as Madrid struggles to curb virus waveA line of green tents have been installed at the gates of a Madrid military hospital four months after similar structures to triage incoming coronavirus patients and to lighten the load at crammed emergency wards were taken down
The Associated Press1 hour ago
National Park Mails Trash Back to TouristsSome visitors to Thailand's beautiful Khao Yai National Park will be receiving a memento of their trip—all the trash they left behind. In a series of Facebook posts , Environment Minister Varawut Silpa-archa slammed campers who left garbage strewn around a campsite over the weekend and said officials should take...
Newser1 hour ago
A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 37th Bomb Squadron taxis on the flightline at Ellsworth Air Force Base, USA, Thursday, July 16, 2020. he U.S. Air Force flew three B-1 heavy bombers over the East Siberian Sea, north of Russia’s far east, as part of recent maneuvers that the military said Friday are meant to demonstration of American capabilities and ability to support allies, but which a Russian commander blasted as “hostile and provocative.” The flight of the three Texas-based U.S. Air Force Reserve B-1 Lancer bombers on Thursday followed a similar mission a week ago in which three temporarily Britain-based B-52 bombers were flown over Ukrainian airspace, near Russia’s western flank. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Quentin K. Marx via AP)
Russian military says US flights near Crimea fuel tensionsThe Russian military is accusing the U.S. and its allies of provoking tensions in the Black Sea region with a sharp increase in the number of bomber patrols and intelligence flights
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Hasidic Jewish pilgrims gather in front of Ukrainian border guards at the checkpoint Novaya Guta near Novaya Guta, Belarus, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Ukrainian officials say that thousands of Hasidic Jewish pilgrims stuck on the Ukrainian border due to coronavirus restrictions have started turning back. About 2,000 ultra-Orthodox Jewish pilgrims traveled to Belarus's border with Ukraine in hope of traveling to the Ukrainian city of Uman to visit the grave of an important Hasidic rabbi who died in 1810, Nachman of Breslov. (AP Photo)
Jewish pilgrims retreat from Ukrainian borderAfter being stuck at the Ukrainian border for days due to coronavirus restrictions, thousands of Hasidic Jews have turned back without reaching their destination, the grave of a revered rabbi
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci signs the Order of Freedom awarded to U.S President Donald Trump, in capital Pristina, Kosovo on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Kosovo's president awarded U.S. President Donald Trump with one of the country's highest medals - Kosovo's Order of Freedom - for his government's efforts on peace and reconciliation in the former war-torn region. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
Kosovo awards Trump with Order of Freedom for peace effortsKosovo’s awarded U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday with a high honor for his efforts on peace and reconciliation in the former war-torn region
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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