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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Violence: 7 p.m. Curfew in Washington DC to Curb Demos

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced a 7 p.m. curfew on Monday night following an outbreak of violent demonstrations across the nation’s capital. Bowser said...

FBI Probe: Black Lives Matter Protests or Urban Terrorism?

Protests against police killing of black people, many initially peaceful, became eclipsed again as darkness fell by unrest across an American landscape shaken to...

Nat. Guard Called In: Minneapolis Police Station Torched Amid Floyd Killing...

Protesters angered by the death of a black man who died while pleading for air as a white police officer kneeled on his neck...

China Calls for Debt Relief to Developing Nations

China has called on multilateral and private creditors to join debt suspension and relief for developing countries. "Additional Special Drawing Rights provided by the International...

Trump Silent on US Virus Death Toll, His Son Lauds Stock...

Donald Trump remained silent on the death of more than 100,000 Americans from Covid-19 as the US mourned the milestone, and South Korea considered...

AP Report: UN Warns of Starvation in Latin America

Latin America Hunger: The U.N. World Food Program is warning that upward of at least 14 million people could go hungry in Latin America as...

ILO: More than 1 in 6 Youths Unemployed from Lockdowns

GENEVA (ILO News) – More than one in six young people have stopped working since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, while those who...

US: Summer May Slow Down Virus, With Upswing in Autumn

The U.S. is likely to enter a period of “slow burn” of coronavirus cases through the summer, with coronavirus cases and deaths down from...

US Virus Deaths at 100,000-How Will Trump React

As the known U.S. death toll from the pandemic nears a hard to fathom 100,000 people, President Donald Trump is struggling to meet the...

Minneapolis: 4 Cops Fired in Killing of Unarmed Black Man

The video, horrifying to many, showed an African American man pleading that he couldn't breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck and...

Associated Press Worldview

Death and denial in the time of the virus in Brazil's Amazon; WHO warns first wave is not over Manaus, nestled by the majestic Amazon River, is...

US Study: 36,000 Lives Lost for Lack of Social Distancing

(CNN)- If the United States had begun enforcing social distancing measures just a week earlier in March, an estimated 36,000 lives would have been...

4 Brits Preparing for Charity Row Across Atlantic to Antigua

By Ben Hardy Physical and mental endurance will be required as a West Norfolk villager prepares to row 3,000 miles across the Atlantic as part...

Powerful Cyclone Storm Slams into India, Bangladesh

NEW DELHI (AP) — A powerful cyclone slammed ashore Wednesday along the coastline of India and Bangladesh, where more than 2.6 million people fled...

10,000 Unreported Care Home Deaths Catapult UK Corona Fatalities to 44,000

The number of coronavirus-related deaths in the UK has surged past 44,000, with more than 10,000 victims in care homes, the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures have...

Trump Admits Taking Malaria Drug for Corona, Threatens WHO

President Donald Trump has drawn criticism from Democratic leaders after saying he has been taking the malaria drug he has touted as a treatment...

US Drug Firm with Positive COVID-19 Vaccine Results

The first results from human trials of a vaccine against Covid-19 have given a glimmer of hope after a US firm’s study produced positive...

As Virus Falls in One World Area, it Rises in Another

South African Township Coronavirus Breeding Ground   AFP- Restaurants and churches will reopen in Italy on Monday as part of a fresh wave of lockdown easing...

UK Claims Coronavirus Vaccine Ready by September

Scientists trying to develop a vaccine in the UK are working at ‘astonishing’ speed, according to a documentary maker given access to their laboratory. TV...

SKN Calls for Taiwan’s Admission to WHO

Basseterre, St. Kitts- Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Mark Brantley, said that St. Kitts and Nevis remains committed to advocating for the Republic...

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