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Asia Today: Renewed restrictions take effect in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — Renewed restrictions took effect in Hong Kong on Wednesday, with restaurants limited to takeout after 6 p.m., as the Asian financial center battles a resurgence of...
Jul. 14, 2020

'Vanity Fair' cover shot by Black photographer for 1st time

The new issue of Vanity Fair featuring a powerful image of Oscar-winning actor Viola Davis marks the first time the publication has featured the work of a Black photographer on...
Jul. 14, 2020

China: US Xinjiang warning 'bad for the whole world'

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government has warned it will protect Chinese companies after Washington said enterprises may face legal trouble if they help carry out abuses in the Muslim northwestern...
Jul. 14, 2020

Former Texas GOP Rep. Pete Sessions, who spent more than 20 years in Congress, wins primary runoff in new district

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas GOP Rep. Pete Sessions, who spent more than 20 years in Congress, wins primary runoff in new district.
Jul. 14, 2020

Trump's former doctor wins House GOP nomination in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump's former White House physician won the Republican nomination for a U.S. House seat in Texas on Tuesday in a primary runoff election that...
Jul. 14, 2020

Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump’s former White House physician, wins GOP nomination for Texas congressional seat

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump’s former White House physician, wins GOP nomination for Texas congressional seat.
Jul. 14, 2020

Flash flood kills 16 in Indonesia, 23 still missing

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A flash flood in Indonesia’s South Sulawesi province left at least 16 people dead and 23 are still missing, an official said Wednesday. “The latest update...
Jul. 14, 2020

The Latest: Navajo Nation reports 47 new cases, no deaths

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. -- The Navajo Nation has reported 47 new cases of the coronavirus and no additional deaths. The latest positive cases of COVID-19 on the sprawling reservation bring...
Jul. 14, 2020

The Latest: 30 Mississippi legislators positive for virus

JACKSON, Miss. — At least 30 Mississippi legislators and 11 other people who work in the state Capitol are known to have tested positive for the new coronavirus, said the...
Jul. 14, 2020

Mexico records near-record daily deaths, coronavirus cases

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico recorded 836 more confirmed deaths from COVID-19 and 7,051 more coronavirus cases Tuesday, both among the highest figures the country has registered as continued high...
Jul. 14, 2020

Appeals court temporarily halts Dakota Access line shutdown

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday temporarily halted a judge’s order that the Dakota Access Pipeline be shut down in three weeks. The U.S. Court of...
Jul. 14, 2020

Democrat Gideon wins primary, will face GOP Sen Collins

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon beat two other Democrats on Tuesday for the right to challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins in a race that’s critical...
Jul. 14, 2020

Sara Gideon wins Democratic Senate primary in Maine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sara Gideon wins Democratic Senate primary in Maine.
Jul. 14, 2020

Tuberville defeats Sessions, wins Alabama Senate GOP primary

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions lost the Republican nomination for his old Senate seat in Alabama to former college football coach Tommy Tuberville, likely ending...
Jul. 14, 2020

UN: Migrants in Yemen are blamed for virus, stranded, abused

CAIRO (AP) — Over the course of Yemen’s civil war, African migrants determined to reach oil-rich Saudi Arabia have endured unspeakable cruelties - torture, rape, detention, extortion - often perilously...
Jul. 14, 2020

Tuberville beats Sessions, wins Alabama Senate GOP primary

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions lost the Republican nomination for his old Senate seat in Alabama to former college football coach Tommy Tuberville, likely ending...
Jul. 14, 2020

Tuberville beats Sessions, wins Alabama Senate GOP primary

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions lost the Republican nomination for what had once been his Senate seat in Alabama to former college football coach Tommy...
Jul. 14, 2020

Tommy Tuberville wins Republican Senate primary in Alabama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tommy Tuberville wins Republican Senate primary in Alabama.
Jul. 14, 2020

Dozens injured in collision of trains near Czech capital

PRAGUE (AP) — A passenger train and a freight train collided near the Czech capital on Tuesday, injuring dozens of passengers, officials said. The Czech Rail Safety Inspectorate said the...
Jul. 14, 2020

The Latest: Venezuela's new coronavirus cases reach 10,000

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan officials say new coronavirus cases have surpassed 10,000 nationwide, with an alarming number of recent illnesses found in the capital of Caracas. President Nicolás Maduro on...
Jul. 14, 2020

The Latest: Nevada sees record high in positive virus tests

LAS VEGAS -- Nevada officials say a record high in the daily number of positive COVID-19 tests in the state may be the result of people failing to wear masks...
Jul. 14, 2020

Trump transition panel agrees to fine over NJ registration

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Monday he reached a deal with President Donald Trump's transition committee stemming from a lawsuit alleging the organization failed...
Jul. 14, 2020

Mississippi Capitol outbreak: At least 41 with coronavirus

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — At least 30 Mississippi legislators and 11 other people who work in the state Capitol are now known to have tested positive for the new coronavirus,...
Jul. 14, 2020

Rabbi hurt in California synagogue shooting admits fraud

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The longtime leader of a Southern California synagogue who was wounded in a deadly attack at the house of worship he founded pleaded guilty Tuesday to...
Jul. 14, 2020

World-class hoop dancer Nakotah LaRance dies

Champion hoop dancer Nakotah LaRance, who traveled the world performing with Cirque du Soleil then returned to New Mexico to coach youth dancers, has died at age 30. LaRance, who...
Jul. 14, 2020

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