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Report: Detainees at high virus risk in crowded Yemen jail

4 minutes ago   |   ABC News

A leading rights group has accused secessionist Yemeni authorities of holding detainees in an overcrowded detention center in Aden, exposing them to “serious health risks” amid...
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In record daily jump, Indonesia reports 1,624 new coronavirus cases

26 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

JAKARTA - Indonesia reported 1,624 coronavirus infections on Thursday in its biggest jump in new cases since the epidemic began, health ministry official Achmad Yurianto said.
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Hungary Tightens Travel Rules on Virus, Rejecting EU Advice

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Hungary won't heed a European Union recommendation to gradually start opening its borders to travelers from outside the trading bloc, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said, citing...
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Ireland to review international travel recommendations on Monday

1 hour ago   |   National Post

DUBLIN - Ireland's new health minister will bring a recommendation on international travel to cabinet on Monday amid warnings from top health officials that a resumption of...
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Ban gives tobacco illegal drug status in South Africa

2 hours ago   |   ABC News

South Africa is three months into a ban on the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products, an unusual tactic employed by a government to protect the health of its citizens...
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Yuba, Sutter counties see increase in COVID-19 cases

Yuba, Sutter counties see increase in COVID-19 cases

3 hours ago   |   KCRA

While Yuba and Sutter counties are not on the California COVID-19 watchlist, as of Wednesday, health officials for the counties said they expect to be added very soon.
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These parts of Sacramento County have the most COVID-19 cases

These parts of Sacramento County have the most COVID-19 cases

3 hours ago   |   KCRA

The Sacramento County Health Department has identified the three areas of the county with the most COVID-19 infections by zip code: 95823, south Sacramento; 95670, Rancho...
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Experts worry Trump's Mount Rushmore Independence Day celebration is a coronavirus super-spreader event in the making

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump is set to appear at a fireworks display at Mt. Rushmore before a crowd of 7,500 people. Masks will not be required for attendees, and social distancing...
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The Latest: India virus count tops 600,000 amid recent surge

4 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in India has topped 600,000, with health authorities reporting 19,148 new cases in the past 24 hours.
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HealthPartners To Close 7 Clinics, Expand Telemedicine & Drive-Up Testing

5 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - HealthPartners announced Wednesday that it will be closing multiple clinics as health services have evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company said seven...
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Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman...

Miami police officer relieved of duty after graphic video involving woman surfaces

Graphic video involving police and a woman at the Miami airport quickly prompted rebuke among residents and a top law enforcement official. Read more ...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when...

A 72-year-old woman was gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park when she tried to take a picture

Officials said the woman approached the bison several times before it charged. Read more ...

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Police: 24 dead in attack on drug rehab center in Mexico

Gov. Diego Sinhue said drug gangs appear to have been involved. Read more ...

Trump slams House's $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative'

Trump slams House's $1.5T bill as ‘wasteful Green New Deal initiative'

House Democrats on Wednesday passed a $1.5 trillion “green” infrastructure plan that would increase funding to fix US crumbling infrastructure while also adding funding for... Read more ...

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

Judge deals setback to President Trump policy limiting asylum

A federal judge has knocked down a cornerstone border policy of President Trump's administration regarding asylum in the U.S. Read more ...

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

1 killed, 4 injured in Indiana while working on professional fireworks display

Firefighters said 69-year-old Donald Winters and his friends were preparing for a Fourth of July show for the weekend when something went wrong. Read more ...

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

Citing racial bias, San Francisco will end mug shots release

San Francisco police say they will stop releasing the mug shots of people who have been arrested unless they pose a threat to the public. Read more ...

Russian voters agree to extend Vladimir Putin's rule to 2036

Russian voters agree to extend Vladimir Putin's rule to 2036

Election officials say a majority of voters have approved amendments to Russia's constitution, allowing President Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036. Read more ...

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

Snakes can glide through the air - and this is how

For some, the sight of a snake slithering on the ground is scary enough, so how about one launching itself through the air? Read more ...

NYC passes budget that cuts $1 billion from NYPD

NYC passes budget that cuts $1 billion from NYPD

New York City lawmakers approved an austere budget early Wednesday that will shift $1 billion from policing to education and social services in the coming year. Read more ...