News Wires

» Auto updated continuously

• Source limited to: AP

 2020-07-01 10:22 

AP

Protest vs. Africa's 1st COVID-19 vaccine trial shows fears...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A protest against Africa's first COVID-19 vaccine trial was underway Wednesday as experts note a worrying level of resistance and misinformation around testing on the......

 2020-07-01 10:16 

AP

UNESCO says logo being used illegally for arts trafficking...

PARIS (AP) — The U.N.'s cultural agency UNESCO has warned that its name and logo are being illegally emblazoned on false documents to facilitate illicit trafficking in African cultural......

 2020-07-01 10:02 

AP

American Kennel Club adds a breed, with dog shows in flux...

NEW YORK (AP) — A vigorous Belgian livestock-guarding breed is gaining entree to the American Kennel Club. But Americans eager to see a Belgian Laekenois in person may have to be patient, since......

 2020-07-01 09:33 

AP

China: US 'oppressing Chinese companies' in new Huawei move...

BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday demanded Washington stop "oppressing Chinese companies" after U.S. regulators declared telecom equipment suppliers Huawei and ZTE to be national security threats.......

 2020-07-01 09:30 

AP

The Latest: Russian soccer league calls of another game...

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Russian soccer league says another game involving FC Orenburg has been called off following an......

 2020-07-01 09:05 

AP

Analysis: No Wimbledon, jumbled season and 'Big 4' legacies...

It's a complete guessing game, but it's still fun to discuss: Will the legacies of the four most prominent and successful tennis players of today — and maybe ever — be affected by the......

 2020-07-01 09:04 

AP

Wirecard headquarters raided in probe of accounting scandal...

BERLIN (AP) — Investigators searched the headquarters of German payment systems provider Wirecard and four other locations Wednesday as part of their probe of an accounting scandal that led to the......

 2020-07-01 09:00 

AP

Museum or mosque? Turkey debates iconic Hagia Sofia's status...

ISTANBUL (AP) — In its more than 1,400-year existence, the majestic domed structure of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul has served as the Byzantine Empire's main cathedral, a mosque under the Ottoman......

 2020-07-01 08:34 

AP

German jobless rate edges up in June, millions in furlough...

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's unemployment rate ticked higher in June, official figures showed Wednesday, but the rise was slower than in the previous two months and extensive use of a government-backed......

 2020-07-01 08:32 

AP

Roadside assistance firm to add 900 jobs in Tennessee growth...

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A company that provides roadside assistance plans to add 900 jobs over five years in an expansion in Tennessee.The state Department of Economic and Community......

 2020-07-01 08:07 

AP

Divided West can do little as China tightens up on Hong Kong...

LONDON (AP) — From Tokyo to Brussels, political leaders have swiftly decried Beijing's move to impose a tough national security law on Hong Kong that cracks down on subversive activity and protest......

 2020-07-01 07:58 

AP

Activists protest German coal plans at Merkel party HQ...

BERLIN (AP) — Environmental activists scaled the headquarters of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party and covered the building in black drapes Wednesday to protest parts of the government's......

 2020-07-01 07:21 

AP

Turkey: Up to 60 migrants feared dead after boat sinks...

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Up to 60 migrants may have been trapped in a boat that sank in an eastern lake last week, Turkey's interior minister said Wednesday.Turkey launched a search-and-rescue......

 2020-07-01 07:06 

AP

COVID-19 cases mount at the ends of the Earth in Timbuktu...

TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — Harandane Toure started taking malaria pills when he first spiked a fever but as the days passed his illness only worsened.Doctors ultimately told him he was among the......

 2020-07-01 07:03 

AP

Women taken from African mothers by Belgium now want redress...

NEDER-OVER-HEEMBEEK, Belgium (AP) — Monique Bitu Bingi was only 4 years old when she was taken from her family in Belgian Congo and locked up in a religious mission run by Catholic nuns. Her......

 2020-07-01 06:59 

AP

Asian shares up after Wall St closes best quarter since 1998...

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday after Wall Street capped its best quarter since 1998, shrugging off continued signs of global economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic.......

 2020-07-01 06:20 

AP

Coach Dawn Staley awaits Olympics, focuses on South Carolina...

NEW YORK (AP) — Coach Dawn Staley would be prepping the U.S. women's basketball team for the Tokyo Olympics this week if not for the coronavirus pandemic.Instead, she'll hold a Zoom......

 2020-07-01 06:19 

AP

The Latest: Thailand eases restrictions, reopens schools...

BANGKOK — Thailand has further eased COVID-19 restrictions, allowing the reopening of schools and high-risk entertainment venues such as pubs and massage parlors that had been shut since......

 2020-07-01 06:06 

AP

Lebanon's plea to skeptical expats: Come visit, bring cash...

BEIRUT (AP) — With Beirut's airport partially reopening from a three-month virus shutdown, the government is hoping thousands of Lebanese expatriates will return for the summer — and bring dollars......

 2020-07-01 05:19 

AP

Interfaith group: No Buddhist or Hindu statues in nightclubs...

BOSTON (AP) — America's nightclubs are largely closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, but that isn't stopping an interfaith coalition from launching a campaign to stop what organizers call......

 2020-07-01 05:12 

AP

'You broke my wrist!' Police sued for taking down wrong man...

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Body camera video shows Antonio Arnelo Smith handing his driver's license to a Black police officer and answering questions cooperatively before a white officer walks up......

 2020-07-01 04:30 

AP

Report: Boeing fell short in disclosing key changes to Max...

A government report says Boeing did not give regulators documents about changes it made in a key system blamed in two deadly crashes of its 737 Max jet, and that officials responsible for......

 2020-07-01 04:27 

AP

Oklahoma voters put Medicaid expansion in Constitution, extend health coverage to tens of thousands of residents...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma voters put Medicaid expansion in Constitution, extend health coverage to tens of thousands of residents....

 2020-07-01 04:21 

AP

Coronavirus' spread in GOP territory, explained in 6 charts...

Coronavirus first spread in the United States as a mostly coastal and big-city scourge, sparing many rural areas, small towns and even small cities. Translated into U.S. political geography: The......

 2020-07-01 04:19 

AP

Trump's two Russias confound coherent US policy...

WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to Russia, the Trump administration just can't seem to make up its mind.For the past three years, the administration has careered between President Donald......

 2020-07-01 04:17 

AP

Republicans, with exception of Trump, now push mask-wearing...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In Republican circles — with the notable exception of the man who leads the party — the debate about masks is over: It's time to put one on.As a surge of infections......

 2020-07-01 04:15 

AP

Trump faces pressure over Russia bounties to kill US troops...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump came under growing pressure to respond to allegations that Russia offered bounties for killing American troops in Afghanistan, with Democrats demanding......

 2020-07-01 04:12 

AP

Russian bounties further strain Trump's bond with veterans...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — They didn't like it when then-candidate Donald Trump criticized John McCain for being captured in combat. They were angrier when Trump, as commander in chief, abandoned......

 2020-07-01 04:08 

AP

Analysis: What Trump leaves unspoken carries consequences...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump seems to rarely leave a thought unspoken.Of late, though, it is increasingly clear there are things Trump won't say — and they are tied to the most......

 2020-07-01 04:07 

AP

Dems: Nursing home virus effort 'chronicle of deadly delay'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration was slow to comprehend the scale of COVID-19's impact on nursing homes and a disjointed federal response has only compounded the devastating toll,......

 2020-07-01 04:00 

AP

Gold in London bank sparks battle between Venezuelan rivals...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The political battle over control of Venezuela has turned to a $1 .8 billion stack of gold bars sitting in the Bank of England's vault in London, where a judge is......

 2020-07-01 03:57 

AP

China reopens but businesses struggle to lure back consumers...

BEIJING (AP) — The Daronghe restaurant in Chengdu in China's west has reopened but, with business down by half, its staff of 150 come to work on alternate days.Three months after China......

 2020-07-01 03:47 

AP

UN says 140 million females 'missing' due to son preference...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — More than 140 million females are considered "missing" today because of a preference for sons over daughters and extreme neglect of young girls leading to their death, the......

 2020-07-01 03:36 

AP

Businesswoman upsets 5-term congressman in Colorado primary...

DENVER (AP) — Five-term Colorado U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton was upset in Tuesday's Republican party primary by Lauren Boebert, a pistol-packing businesswoman, ardent defender of gun rights and border......

 2020-07-01 03:30 

AP

Businesswoman Lauren Boebert defeats five-term U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton in Colorado's 3rd District Republican primary...

DENVER (AP) — Businesswoman Lauren Boebert defeats five-term U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton in Colorado's 3rd District Republican primary....

 2020-07-01 03:17 

AP

Weinstein reaches tentative $19M deal with accusers...

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein and his former studio's board have reached a nearly $19 million settlement with dozens of his sexual misconduct accusers, New York state's attorney general and......

 2020-07-01 02:43 

AP

Asia Today: Philippines extends lockdown in central city...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president has retained a strict lockdown in a central city he described as a new coronavirus hot spot, while the capital and the rest of the country were......

 2020-07-01 02:27 

AP

Boston to remove statue of slave kneeling before Lincoln...

BOSTON (AP) — Boston's arts commission voted unanimously Tuesday night to remove a statue that depicts a freed slave kneeling at Abraham Lincoln's feet.The commission had fielded escalating......

 2020-07-01 02:03 

AP

After security law's passage, Hong Kong marks China rule...

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader strongly endorsed the new security law China's central government is imposing on the semi-autonomous territory in her speech marking Wednesday's anniversary of......

 2020-07-01 01:59 

AP

Mexican president to visit Trump in US on July 8, 9...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador will visit U.S. President Donald Trump on July 8 and 9 in his first trip abroad as the country's leader, the foreign relations......

 2020-07-01 01:26 

AP

John Hickenlooper wins Colorado's Democratic Senate primary...

DENVER (AP) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper won the Democratic nomination Tuesday to face Republican Sen. Cory Gardner in November, overcoming a series of stumbles and beating back a......

 2020-07-01 01:22 

AP

John Hickenlooper wins Democratic Senate primary in Colorado...

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Hickenlooper wins Democratic Senate primary in Colorado....

 2020-07-01 01:21 

AP

Rockies GM supports Desmond's decision to skip '20 season...

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich says he supports Ian Desmond's decision to sit out the 2020 season to focus on his young family and help rejuvenate youth baseball in......

 2020-07-01 01:13 

AP

Michigan ease restrictions on long-term care facility visits...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday eased restrictions on visits to nursing and other residential facilities that were imposed to limit the spread......

 2020-07-01 01:08 

AP

Senate extends small business coronavirus relief program...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats drove a temporary extension of a popular subsidy program for small businesses through the GOP-controlled Senate late Tuesday, an unexpected development that came as......

 2020-07-01 01:07 

AP

Bank of Japan shows sentiments lowest in more than a decade...

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese manufacturers' sentiments have plunged to the lowest level in more than a decade, a quarterly Bank of Japan survey showed Wednesday as the coronavirus pandemic crushes......

 2020-07-01 00:37 

AP

Abby Broyles wins Democratic Senate primary in Oklahoma...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Abby Broyles wins Democratic Senate primary in Oklahoma....

 2020-07-01 00:36 

AP

Biden and Trump agree: November election could be corrupt...

ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump and his challenger, Joe Biden, have found something they agree on: The November election could be rife with corruption because of how officials handle the......

 2020-07-01 00:19 

AP

Jim Inhofe wins Republican Senate primary in Oklahoma...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jim Inhofe wins Republican Senate primary in Oklahoma....

 2020-06-30 23:47 

AP

Court: Permit for oil refinery planned near national park OK...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Supreme Court has sided with state regulators in a challenge to an air quality permit for a proposed oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park in......

International News Wire Services

  • Need an account?  
    or