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Japan Raises ‘Deep Concern’ Over Hong Kong Security Law

TOKYO (Kyodo) — Japan, the United States and Australia on Wednesday expressed "deep concern" over China's recent implementation of a sweeping security law in Hong Kong that is feared will restrict human rights and freedoms in the territory.

Brazil’s President to Cure His Virus With Unproven Drugs

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he is confident that he will swiftly recover from the new coronavirus thanks to treatment with hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malaria drug that has not been proven effective against COVID-19.

North Korea Says Unwilling for More Talks With U.S.

PYONGYANG (Xinhua) — The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is unwilling to talk face to face with the United States and urged South Korea to stay away from meddling in Pyongyang's affairs, a senior DPRK diplomat reaffirmed on Tuesday.

Man in Famous 9/11 Photo Dies From COVID-19 in Florida

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A man photographed fleeing smoke and debris as the south tower of the World Trade Center crumbled just a block away on Sept. 11, 2001, has died from coronavirus, his family said.

U.S. Tell Int’l Students to Leave If Universities Go Online-Only

WASHINGTON (Xinhua) — The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Monday announced that international students may have to leave the United States if their universities switch to online-only courses for the fall 2020 semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

California Asian Americans Report 800 Hate Incidents in Pandemic

LOS ANGELES (Xinhua) — Asian Americans in California have self-reported 832 incidents of discrimination and harassment in the last three months, according to the new data collected by a coalition of Asian American groups.

U.S. Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Are Rising in 40 of 50 States

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Four U.S. states — Arizona, California, Florida and Texas — reported a combined 25,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday as the infection curve rose in 40 of the 50 states heading into the July Fourth holiday weekend.

Trump Says He’s “All for Masks” but He Hasn’t Had to Wear One

WASHINGTON (Xinhua) — U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday he is "all for masks" in efforts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, but added that he hasn't had to wear one.

Closing Bars to Stop Coronavirus Spread Is Backed by Science

Authorities are closing honky tonks, bars and other drinking establishments in some parts of the U.S. to stem the surge of...

New Augury for 2020? Shooting Star Exploded Above Tokyo

TOKYO (Kyodo) — An extremely bright shooting star crossed the sky above Tokyo early Thursday with many people saying they heard it explode.





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