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Heavy Troop Presence as Kashmir Marks Year of Lost Autonomy

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Authorities lifted a curfew in the main city in India's portion of Kashmir where sweeping movement and Internet curbs and a heavier than usual military presence marked a year...
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With Debt Deal Done, Argentina Must Now Answer: What's the Plan?

2 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Argentina's historic $65 billion deal with its private creditors merely marks the first stage of an uphill battle to rescue its crisis-prone, debt-laden economy.
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U.S. Health Chief to Make Most Senior Visit to Taiwan in Decades

9 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   8 articles

Health and Human Service Secretary Alex Azar will lead a delegation to Taiwan in the highest-level visit by a U.S. cabinet official since Washington cut ties with Taipei more...
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Chicago Teachers Union Mulls Strike Vote to Push Remote Learning

12 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The Chicago Teachers Union wants the country's third-largest public school system to enact remote learning this fall, and union leaders may meet next week to consider a...
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The Virus Is Ravaging Japan, And Abe May Finally Be Fading Away

12 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Japan's tally of virus infections is shooting up faster than ever, and support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is sinking to new lows.
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Argentina Ends Months of Negotiations With Debt Deal: Timeline

14 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

It took more than half a dozen extensions, multiple government offers and umpteen hours of virtual conference calls for Argentina to reach a pact with its main creditors on how...
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New York Democrats' Bitter Ballot Fight Fuels Mail-in Voting Worries

14 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

A drawn-out New York City Democratic primary fight over the validity of thousands of disqualified votes has the candidates trading bitter accusations and may also be helping...
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China, Russia Likely to Veto U.S. Bid on Iran, Envoy Craft Says

16 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

China and Russia are likely to veto an American effort to extend a United Nations arms embargo against Iran before it expires in October, U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft said.
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Hong Kong's Richest Family Loses $8 Billion in a Single Year

18 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The Kwoks' shrinking fortune underscores growing doubts about Hong Kong's future.
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NYC's Health Commissioner Resigns After Battles With Mayor

18 hours ago   |   Bloomberg   |   4 articles

New York City Health Commissioner Oxiris Barbot has resigned after months of disagreements with Mayor de Blasio over policies dealing with the Covid-19 outbreak that made the...
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Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Until recently, the medical experts on the White House coronavirus task force have walked a tightrope. But as deaths and infections surge, a divide has been growing between the... Read more ...

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

The Navy on Tuesday located an amphibious tank that sank off the Southern California coast last week and is preparing to recover the human remains of troops believed to have... Read more ...

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

Supporters say the act is the most significant conservation legislation enacted in nearly half a century. Opponents countered that the money isn't enough to cover the estimated... Read more ...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic losses threaten closure

A fundraising drive launched to help the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and Space Camp through the coronavirus pandemic has pulled in more than $1.1 million in just a few days. Read more ...

Progressive Activist Cori Bush Projected To Oust Longtime Missouri Rep. Lacy...

Progressive Activist Cori Bush Projected To Oust Longtime Missouri Rep. Lacy Clay

Rep. William Lacy Clay has represented the state's 1st Congressional District, around St. Louis, since 2001. Read more ...

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

A massive explosion rocked the capital city of Lebanon on Tuesday, causing widespread destruction and loss of life. So far, at least 60 people were killed in the blast and over... Read more ...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest official since 1979

China has lodged stern representations with the United States over the upcoming visit of US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar to Taiwan, the Foreign Ministry in... Read more ...

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Local news reported multiple people were wounded in the incident. Read more ...

Abreu, White Sox edge Brewers 3-2 for 6th straight victory

Abreu, White Sox edge Brewers 3-2 for 6th straight victory

MILWAUKEE - These don't appear to be the same old Chicago White Sox that have stumbled through seven consecutive losing seasons. Read more ...

Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 100, more victims remain under rubble...

Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 100, more victims remain under rubble - Lebanese Red Cross chief

The death toll from the powerful explosions in Lebanon's capital Beirut has grown to 100 and could increase even more, the head of the Lebanese Red Cross has warned. Lebanese... Read more ...