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Tourists facing restrictions amid fears of new virus spikes

July 16, 2020

MADRID (AP) — From the palm-fringed beaches of southern India to the bar-lined streets of a Spanish island and the rolling hills of Ireland, restaurants, pubs and clubs are emerging as frontlines... more »»

 
 
 
Chinese executives get 'pre-test' injections in vaccine race

July 16, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — In the global race to make a coronavirus vaccine, a state-owned Chinese company is boasting that its employees, including top executives, received experimental shots even before th... more »»

The Latest: Schools online only this fall in Richmond, Va.

July 16, 2020

RICHMOND, Va. — Public schools in Richmond will hold only online classes this fall for all grade levels because of the coronavirus. more »»

EU court cancels US data-sharing pact over snooping concerns

July 16, 2020

The European Union’s top court ruled Thursday that an agreement that allows thousands of companies — from tech giants to small financial firms — to transfer data to the United States is invalid... more »»

Black UK protester statue removed from pedestal in Bristol

July 16, 2020

BRISTOL, England (AP) — Officials in the English city of Bristol on Thursday removed a statue of a Black Lives Matter activist that was installed on a pedestal once occupied by a monument to a... more »»

Depp's bodyguard says Amber Heard abused the Hollywood star

July 16, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Johnny Depp’s security chief alleged that Amber Heard physically abused Depp during the couple’s tempestuous marriage, giving testimony to support Depp’s libel suit against a Britis... more »»

Taiwan holds military drills against potential China threat

July 16, 2020

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's military fired missiles from the air and the island's shore facing China on Thursday in a live-fire drill to demonstrate its ability to defend against any Chinese... more »»

Asia Today: Australian virus hot spot adds hospital beds

July 16, 2020

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia’s coronavirus hot spot, Victoria state, moved to increase available hospital beds Thursday and reported a record 317 new infections. more »»

As Trump attacks, China sees a worrying trend for its future

July 16, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — On Monday, it was the South China Sea. On Tuesday, it was Hong Kong. On Wednesday, Huawei and human rights. more »»

The Latest: Africa CDC wants local vaccine manufacturing

July 16, 2020

JOHANNESBURG — As the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic crashes across Africa, the head of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the intellectual property from any... more »»

The Latest: Tokyo cases hit 1-day high, alarming officials

July 16, 2020

TOKYO — Confirmed coronavirus cases in Tokyo hit a new daily record with 286, raising alarm Japan may be reopening too quickly.

Tokyo Gov. more »»

India virus cases surge nearly 32,700, beach state shut anew

July 16, 2020

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's virus cases surged another 32,695 as of Thursday, taking the nation closer to 1 million and forcing a new lockdown in the popular western beach state of Goa two weeks... more »»

The Latest: New French PM says masks mandatory next week

July 16, 2020

PARIS — New French Prime Minister Jean Castex says masks will be mandatory in closed public places as of next week, sooner than Aug. 1 as announced earlier by President Emmanuel Macro. more »»

Experts say Twitter breach troubling, undermines trust

July 16, 2020

HONG KONG (AP) — A breach in Twitter’s security that allowed hackers to break into the accounts of leaders and technology moguls is one of the worst attacks in recent years and may shake trust in... more »»

The Latest: Pakistan reports lowest number of daily deaths

July 16, 2020

ISLAMABAD-- Pakistan has reported its lowest number of daily COVID-19 deaths in about a month. more »»

Rising virus totals force rethink of bars, schools, tourism

July 16, 2020

MITO, Japan (AP) — 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. more »»

Chinese and US diplomats spar over Hong Kong

July 16, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China and the U.S. gave differing accounts of a meeting between a senior Chinese official and the U.S. ambassador, as the two countries sparred over Hong Kong. more »»

Pompeo downplays possibility of summit with North Korea

July 16, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo downplayed the possibility of another summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un before the U.S. more »»

China firm uses workers to 'pre-test' vaccine in global race

July 16, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — In the global race to make a coronavirus vaccine, a state-owned Chinese company is boasting that its employees, including top executives, received experimental shots even before th... more »»

China becomes first economy to grow since virus pandemic

July 16, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China became the first major economy to grow since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, recording an unexpectedly strong 3. more »»

Asia Today: Australian virus hot spot moves to add sick beds

July 16, 2020

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia’s coronavirus hot spot Victoria state moved to increase its available hospital beds Thursday and reported a record daily high of 317 infections. more »»

 
 

Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time July 21, 2020

Bring your sewing, knitting, embroidery, even your mending — and let's enjoy each other's company inthe Parlor Room of Trinity Episcopal's Parish House, 1 to 4 p.m. Questions? Call Paula Lelansky at 304-876-2930. more »

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