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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau says it has temporarily closed offices in several cities as a precaution as cities grapple with unrest following the death of George Floyd in police custody in Minneapolis.The U.S. Census Bureau would not say Monday which offices have been closed. …
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:— Tokyo governor issues alert after new cases rise …
U.S. stock indexes are moving higher in early trading Tuesday, following broad gains in global markets as investors hope that the gradual lifting of coronavirus lockdown mandates will put economies ravaged by the outbreak on the path to recovery.The S&P 500 was up 0.4%, adding to gains from …
PARIS (AP) — France is rolling out an official coronavirus contact-tracing app aimed at containing fresh outbreaks as lockdown restrictions gradually ease, becoming the first major European country to deploy the smartphone technology amid simmering debate over privacy fears.The French will …
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A prominent international aid organization warned Tuesday that Afghanistan is on the brink of a humanitarian disaster because the government is unable to test at least 80% of possible coronavirus cases.The Intentional Rescue Committee said COVID-19, the illness …
BANGKOK (AP) — Areas around the South Korean capital curbed large gatherings Tuesday and officials urged churchgoers and some health care workers to avoid crowds as the number of new coronavirus once again increased.The densely populated Seoul metropolitan area had all but one of the 38 new …
NEW YORK (AP) — Broken glass and burned piles of debris littered parts of New York City's early Tuesday after its first curfew in decades failed to prevent destruction as groups of people smashed their way into shops, including Macy's flagship Manhattan store.Police said more than 200 …
PARIS (AP) — Parisians returned to the City of Light’s beloved sidewalk cafes as lockdown restrictions eased Tuesday, but health experts expressed deep concerns as several Latin American countries opted to reopen their economies despite a rapid rise in coronavirus cases.The …
PARIS (AP) — Parisians who have been cooped up for months with takeout food and coffee can savor their steak tartare in the fresh air and cobbled streets of the City of Light once more — albeit in smaller numbers.The city famed for its vibrant cafe society and coffee culture got some …
When Andrés Manuel López Obrador won Mexico’s presidency after years of agitating for change, many expected a transformative leader who would take the country to the left even as much of Latin America moved right. Instead, López Obrador is leading like a conservative in many …
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The cemetery on a remote hill outside Peru’s teeming capital does not have granite tombstones, a green lawn or even paved roads.The dead from coronavirus here are buried on a hill filled only with dirt.As the number of COVID-19 deaths in Peru rapidly mounts – …
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Residents of a slum in Kenya's capital have protested the death of a homeless man who they said was killed by police for violating a dusk-to-dawn curfew for the coronavirus. Hundreds of people in Mathare left their homes and burnt tires on the streets Monday night in …
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Authorities in Bangladesh have confirmed the first death of a Rohingya refugee from the coronavirus, as infections rise in sprawling camps where more than 1 million Rohingya Muslims have been living since fleeing from neighboring Myanmar. The 71-year-old refugee …
The scene was jarring: Police violently broke up a peaceful and legal protest by several thousands in Lafayette Park across from the White House ahead of a speech in the Rose Garden by President Donald Trump.The protesters had gathered in the park on a sunny evening Monday following the police …
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court declined on Tuesday to consider petitions filed by opposition parties and civil groups seeking to annul a presidential order dissolving Parliament because the coronavirus pandemic has prevented elections within the constitutionally …
The Latest on the May 25 death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:TOP OF THE HOUR:— Streets around White House sealed off and fence put up— Family members of George Floyd expected to attend …
WASHINGTON (AP) — American cities erupted in violence and destruction in a seventh straight night of unrest, with several police officers shot or run over, amid boasts and threats from President Donald Trump to send in troops to “dominate the streets.”In New York, nonviolent …
LONDON (AP) — People in Britain from ethnic minorities have died in larger relative numbers with COVID-19 than their white compatriots, according to a study by British health authorities published Tuesday. But it didn't answer the biggest question: Why?The Public Health England study found …
WYNNEWOOD, Okla. (AP) — A federal judge in Oklahoma has awarded ownership of the zoo made famous in Netflix's “Tiger King” docuseries to Joe Exotic's chief rival.In a ruling Monday, U.S. District Judge Scott Palk granted control of the Oklahoma zoo that was previously run by …
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore voters are looking for a leader who can rein in crime, address poverty and restore trust in local government in their mayoral election, the highest-profile contest on Maryland's ballots Tuesday. The winner of the city's crowded Democratic primary, featuring 20 …

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