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Published:Sunday | May 31, 2020 | 12:00 AMAP

(AP)- Americans began cleaning up charred and glass-strewn streets today after another night of unrest fuelled by rage over police mistreatment of African Americans. Businesses and landmarks have been damaged and tensions raised ...

Published:Saturday | May 30, 2020 | 12:00 AMAP

(AP) — Protesters set police cars ablaze, smashed the windows businesses and skirmished with baton-wielding officers in streets from Atlanta to Los Angeles, as anger over George Floyd’s death spread across the country. Authorities...

Published:Saturday | May 30, 2020 | 12:00 AMAP

(AP) — Two NASA astronauts climbed into their capsule today for a second attempt at a history-making ride into orbit aboard a rocket ship designed and built by Elon Musk's SpaceX company. Stormy weather had threatened another...

Published:Sunday | May 24, 2020 | 12:00 AMAP

(AP) — Hong Kong police fired tear gas and a water cannon at protesters in a popular shopping district today, as thousands took to the streets to march against China's move to impose national security legislation on the city. Pro-...

Published:Sunday | May 24, 2020 | 12:00 AMAP

(AP)- The New York Times has devoted Sunday’s entire front page to a long list of names of people who have died in the COVID-19 pandemic. The names and brief descriptions culled from obituaries from around the country fill six columns...

Published:Saturday | May 23, 2020 | 12:00 AMAP

(AP): When the plane jolted violently, Mohammad Zubair thought it was turbulence. Then the pilot came on the intercom to warn that the landing could be “troublesome.” Moments later, the Pakistan International Airlines flight crashed...

Published:Saturday | May 23, 2020 | 12:00 AMAP

(AP): Italy, today, registered 669 new cases of COVID-19, two-thirds of them in the northern region of Lombardy, which has been the hardest-hit since the outbreak began. Figures from the most recent 24-hour period since Friday evening saw 119...

Published:Sunday | May 10, 2020 | 12:00 AMAP

(AP): A public health expert says COVID-19 still “has a long way to run” in the United States, despite President Donald Trump’s claim last week that it will go away without a vaccine. Dr Tom Inglesby says it is likely...

Published:Saturday | May 9, 2020 | 12:00 AMAP

(AP): Many people saw more than the last moments of Ahmaud Arbery’s life when a video emerged this week of white men armed with guns confronting the black man; a struggle with punches thrown; three shots fired and Arbery collapsing...

Published:Saturday | April 11, 2020 | 12:00 AMAP

(AP): The US is now close to overtaking Italy for the highest death toll in the world from COVID-19, as Chicago and other cities across the Midwest brace for a potential surge in victims and have moved to snuff out smouldering hot spots...

Published:Saturday | April 11, 2020 | 12:00 AMAP

(AP): The coronavirus pandemic that has crippled big-box retailers and mom and pop shops worldwide may be making a dent in illicit business, too. In Chicago, one of America’s most violent cities, drug arrests have plummeted 42 per cent...

Published:Sunday | March 22, 2020 | 12:00 AMAP

(AP): New York City’s mayor is preparing to order New Yorker's to remain behind closed doors in an attempt to slow a pandemic that has swept across the globe and threatened to make the city of 8.5 million one of the world’s...

Published:Saturday | March 21, 2020 | 12:00 AMAP

(AP): Italy’s tally of COVID-19 cases and deaths continues to soar, with officials today announcing new day-to-day highs: 793 dead and 6,557 cases. The country, at the heart of western Europe’s rampaging outbreak, now counts 53,578...

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