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[NFA] Florida shattered records on Thursday when it reported over 10,000 new coronavirus cases, the biggest one-day increase in the state since the pandemic started, according to a Reuters tally. Jillian Kitchener has more.
Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked the Russian people for their support in adopting changes to the Russian Constitution that will let him run for two more terms in office.
Paul McCartney, Ed Sheeran and The Rolling Stones were among some 1,500 musicians who called on Thursday (July 2) for the British government to help the live music business survive the novel coronavirus outbreak.
A Turkish court on Thursday heard a case aimed at converting the Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul back into a mosque and will announce its verdict within 15 days, a lawyer said, on an issue which has drawn international expressions of concern.
A landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed at least 113 people, with more feared dead, authorities said on Thursday, after a heap of mining waste collapsed into a lake, triggering a wave of mud and water that buried many workers.
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, felt "unprotected" by the British royal family while she was pregnant with her son Archie, according to London High Court documents filed as part of her legal action against a newspaper.
Dutch sex workers welcomed customers back on Wednesday as the Netherlands further eased coronavirus measures, but they were advised to avoid heavy breathing and kissing to help reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19.
Australia is considering safe haven proposals for Hong Kong residents, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Thursday, after China imposed a new national security law on the financial hub.
The number of fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose 20% in June to a 13-year-high for the month, government data showed on Wednesday, as researchers worry that it could signal a repeat of last year's surge in forest fires.
[NFA] Ahead of the 4th of July holiday weekend, the governors of hard-hit states California, Arizona, and Florida urged residents to avoid large gatherings, as they re-imposed some lockdown measures on Wednesday. Gavino Garay has the story.
[NFA] White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien on Wednesday said that President Donald Trump was not verbally briefed on a reported Russian effort to pay the Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan because the intelligence was not co
Russians have paved the way for Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for a package of constitutional changes which will also boost pensions, initial results show.
China's new Hong Kong security law has come into effect that heralds a more authoritarian path for China’s freest city. Megan Revell explains what you need to know.
It was a tale of two cities in Australia on Wednesday, with Sydney lifting restrictions on cinemas and theatres while Melbourne locked down around 300,000 people in suburbs for a month to contain the risk of coronavirus infection.
South Korea has started distributing stocks of the COVID-19 treatment remdesivir that have been donated by Gilead Sciences Inc, after the company agreed to allocate nearly all of its supply of the drug to the United States over the next three months.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has cautioned Israel against annexation in the occupied West Bank, saying it would violate international law and harm its drive to improve relations with the Arab world.
Hong Kong police fired water cannon and tear gas on Wednesday as protesters took to the streets in defiance of sweeping security legislation introduced by China that critics say is aimed at snuffing out dissent.
At the entrance of Yokohama City Seibu Hospital, elderly patients wait in line to have their temperatures checked. Staff in face shields, masks and plastic gloves guard the hospital's automatic doors, asking each patient to answer a dozen questions b
Hong Kong authorities threw a security blanket across the city early on Wednesday, the 23rd anniversary of the former British colony's handover to Chinese rule, hours after new national security legislation took effect in the financial hub.
Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves on Tuesday signed a bill into law replacing the current state flag that includes a Confederate emblem, a gesture triggered by support across the United States to dismantle symbols of slavery and racism.