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Breaking news Here are a few things to know about the day’s news from The Associated PressJuly 16, 2020, 11:25 AM2 min read
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. CHINESE COMPANIES USE WORKERS TO ‘PRE-TEST’ COVID-19 VACCINE
In the global race to make a coronavirus vaccine, a state-owned Chinese company is boasting its employees, including top executives, received experimental shots before the government approved testing in people.
2. CORONAVIRUS CAUSES MORE ILLNESS AND DEATH IN MANY COUNTRIES
Bars may be off the menu and many schools look set to remain closed for months to come as the new coronavirus causes more illness and death in many countries and the U.S. South and West.
3. TRUMP WANTS A SECOND TERM AS PRESIDENT
President Donald Trump is adamant that he wants another four years in office. It’s less clear what he would do with them.
4. ANALYSIS: RISKS GROW AFTER BLAST HITS IRAN’S NUCLEAR PROGRAM
A mysterious explosion and fire at Iran’s main nuclear facility may have stopped Tehran from building advanced centrifuges, but it likely has not slowed the Islamic Republic in growing its stockpile of low-enriched uranium.
5. NICK CANNON APOLOGIZES TO JEWISH COMMUNITY
Nick Cannon apologizes to the Jewish community for his “hurtful and divisive” words, a day after ViacomCBS severed ties with him for the remarks made on a podcast.

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Breaking news Here are a few things to know about the day’s news from The Associated PressJuly 14, 2020, 10:01 AM2 min read
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. DEATH PENALTY GETS GREEN LIGHT The Trump administration was moving ahead early Tuesday with the execution of the first federal prison inmate in 17 years after a divided Supreme Court reversed lower courts and ruled federal executions could proceed.
2. FINDING A JOB CAN BE HARD WORK A new White House-backed ad campaign aims to encourage people who are unemployed or unhappy in their jobs or careers to go out and “find something new.”
3. STRAINED DIPLOMACY IN SOUTH CHINA SEA China is accusing the U.S. of attempting to sow discord between Beijing and the Southeast Asian countries with which it has territorial disputes.
4. LIBERAL CALIFORNIA CITY’S POLICE REFORM Berkeley is considering a proposal to shift traffic enforcement from armed police to unarmed city workers in a bid to curb racial profiling and reduce law enforcement encounters that can turn deadly, especially for Black drivers.
5. MONIKER MODIFICATIONS Now that the Washington Redskins have dropped their nickname, the spotlight has moved to other sports franchises, like the Cleveland Indians, to make changes amid a nationwide movement calling for racial justice.

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Breaking news Here are a few things to know about the day’s news from The Associated PressJuly 13, 2020, 9:49 AM2 min read
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. MARS IS ABOUT TO BE INVADED BY EARTH The U.S., China and the United Arab Emirates are sending spacecraft to Mars beginning this week. It’s the most sweeping effort yet to seek signs of ancient microscopic life at Mars.
2. PANDEMIC PAIN BY THE GENERATIONS Sometimes at odds, America’s two largest generations have something to agree on: the coronavirus pandemic has smacked many at a pivotal time in their lives.
3. #METOO CAMPAIGN SPARKED IN EGYPT More than 100 allegations of sexual harassment, assault and rape against a former student at a top university have roiled a country where sexual assault is rampant.
4. FEDERAL GOV’T TO EXECUTE FIRST INMATE IN NEARLY 2 DECADES Daniel Lewis Lee is scheduled to die by lethal injection Monday for 1996 killings of a gun dealer, his wife and her 8-year-old daughter.
5. KELLY PRESTON, ACTOR AND WIFE OF JOHN TRAVOLTA, HAS DIED Travolta confirmed that his wife of 28 years died after a two-year battle with breast cancer.

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Breaking news Here are a few things to know about the day’s news from The Associated PressJune 23, 2020, 10:52 AM2 min read
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. THE PANDEMIC IS WORSENING GLOBALLY Case numbers are surging in many large countries that have been lifting lockdowns, including the U.S. Worldwide, more than 9 million people have been confirmed infected by the virus and more than 472,000 have died.
2. DR. ANTHONY FAUCI RETURNS TO CAPITOL HILL The government’s top infectious disease expert will testify before a House committee Tuesday. Fauci has warned that the U.S. is still in the first wave of the pandemic and has continued to urge the American public to practice social distancing.
3. RAYSHARD BROOKS TO BE REMEMBERED AT MLK CHURCH The private funeral for the Black man who was fatally shot by a white police officer is to be held Tuesday at Ebenezer Baptist Church.
4. BEIRUT’S AMERICAN UNIVERSITY FACES MAJOR BATTLES One of the Arab world’s oldest and most prestigious universities is confronting a global pandemic, a severe recession and the collapse of Lebanon’s currency — all at the same time.
5. ALL EYES ON KENTUCKY PRIMARY The virus outbreak has triggered unprecedented election disruptions across the country. Only one polling place has been designated for Louisville, the state’s largest city.

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Breaking news Here are a few things to know about the day’s news from The Associated PressJune 15, 2020, 11:21 AM2 min read
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. CHINA CAPITAL BRACES FOR VIRUS RESURGENCE 79 new cases were reported in Beijing as the U.S. continues to struggle with an outbreak that appears ready to stretch on for months or even years.
2. ‘I DO NOT BELIEVE THIS WAS A JUSTIFIED USE OF FORCE’ White Atlanta officer who a shot black man, Rayshard Brooks, outside a Wendy’s is fired, second officer place on administrative leave.
3. ON TRIAL FOR CORRUPTION ISRAELI PM WANTS WEALTHY FRIEND TO FUND DEFENSE Benjamin Netanyahu is hoping an oversight committee approves his request to accept $2.9 million from Michigan-based magnate.
4. BLOW TO FREEDOM OF PRESS IN ASIA Journalist Maria Ressa has been convicted of libel in a Philippine court decision, sentenced to six years
5. WHO’S TO BLAME FOR COVID NURSING HOME DEATH The Trump administration has been pointing to facilities with low federal ratings for infection control while Democrats are critical of the administration’s response.
——— This story has been corrected to show that the number of new coronavirus cases in Beijing is 79, not more than 100.

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Breaking news Here are a few things to know about the day’s news from The Associated PressJune 8, 2020, 9:50 AM2 min read
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. SLAIN MAN’S MEMORIALS REACH FINAL STOP Hundreds are expected to attend George Floyd’s six-hour public viewing Monday at a church in his hometown of Houston.
2. WHY TRUMP, AIDES ARE WORRIED ABOUT HIS REELECTION The president’s standing has taken a pummeling over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and during a wave of protests against racial injustice.
3. WHERE CORONAVIRUS HAS BEEN ERADICATED New Zealand health officials say the last known infected person has recovered and it’s been 17 days since the last new case was reported.
4. CRISTOBAL WEAKENS, FLOOD THREAT PERSISTS The tropical storm has weakened into a tropical depression but heavy rainfall and storm surges are likely to persist on Gulf Coast
5. NEW YORK IN SPOTLIGHT AS CITY REOPENS After becoming the epicenter of the U.S. coronavirus outbreak, construction, manufacturing, wholesalers and previously “nonessential” retailers can resume work — with restrictions.

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