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The Latest: Italy allowing cruise ships to return next week

August 7, 2020

ROME — Cruise ships can resume operating in Italy starting Aug. 15. more »»

Big jump in Italy's daily new cases driven by travel

August 7, 2020

ROME (AP) — The number of daily new coronavirus infections in Italy jumped 38% higher Friday, with 552 confirmed cases registered compared to the previous day. more »»

The Latest: UN says willing to investigate Beirut disaster

August 7, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local):

11:55 p.m. more »»

Mauritius declares emergency as stranded ship spills fuel

August 7, 2020

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Indian Ocean island of Mauritius declared a “state of environmental emergency” late Friday after a Japanese-owned ship that ran aground offshore days ago began spilling... more »»

Warnings flashed for years of explosives at heart of Beirut

August 7, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — At least 10 times over the past six years, authorities from Lebanon’s customs, military, security agencies and judiciary raised alarm that a massive stockpile of explosive chemicals... more »»

The Latest: Arizona has 1,400 new cases, adds 79 deaths

August 7, 2020

PHOENIX — Arizona health officials have reported more than 1,400 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 79 more deaths. more »»

The Latest: Ship owner 1st to sue over Beirut port explosion

August 7, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local):

10:10 p.m. more »»

Plane skids off runway in India; 16 killed, dozens hurt

August 7, 2020

NEW DELHI (AP) — A special flight carrying evacuees to India who had been stranded abroad because of the coronavirus skidded off a runway and split in two while landing Friday in heavy rain in th... more »»

The Latest: UN releases $6M, assesses shelter need in Beirut

August 7, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local):

8:55 p.m. more »»

US sanctions pro-China leader of Hong Kong, other officials

August 7, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Federal suit filed against Saudi crown prince by ex-official

August 7, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A former top Saudi counterterrorism official has filed a federal lawsuit in the United States against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, alleging the royal... more »»

The Latest: California tops 10,000 virus deaths, 3rd highest

August 7, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California has surpassed 10,000 deaths from the coronavirus, making it the U.S. state with the third-highest deaths since the start of the pandemic. more »»

Thousands seek refuge as high heat slams Britain, France

August 7, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Residents and visitors in Britain sought refuge from searing heat Friday, with thousands mobbing beaches and parks despite warnings to maintain social distance and other precautions... more »»

The Latest: Britain records weekly average of 3,700 cases

August 7, 2020

LONDON – British officials say there were about 3,700 new coronavirus infections a day in England in the week to Aug. 2, down from the previous weekly average of nearly 4,200 a day. more »»

Alpine glacier in Italy threatens valley, forces evacuations

August 7, 2020

ROME (AP) — Experts were closely monitoring a Mont Blanc glacier on Friday, a day after they evacuated 75 tourists and residents amid fears the glacier could soon break apart and crash into a... more »»

The Latest: WHO scrambling to resupply Beirut after blast

August 7, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local):

8 p.m.

The World Health Organization is scrambling to deploy $1. more »»

UK to spend millions to ease Brexit red tape for N Ireland

August 7, 2020

The British government will spend up 355 million pounds ($465 million) to help businesses in Northern Ireland deal with the red tape caused by Brexit, officials said Friday. more »»

Lebanon president says he knew of chemicals at port in July

August 7, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese President Michel Aoun knew about the huge stockpile of explosive material stored at Beirut's port nearly three weeks before it blew up, he said Friday, adding he had ordere... more »»

 
 
 

 

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