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19 cases slow in South African hotspot provinces, minister says

9 minutes ago   |   National Post

JOHANNESBURG - Three South African provinces considered coronavirus hotspots have seen new infections slow in recent weeks, though it is too early to say whether the country's...
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Wife of Dutch ambassador seriously injured in Beirut blast -ministry

27 minutes ago   |   National Post

AMSTERDAM - The wife of the Dutch ambassador to Lebanon was seriously injured by a huge blast that took place in Beirut's port on Tuesday, the Dutch Foreign Ministry said on...
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Vietnam says contagion ‘under control' in virus epicenter but spread elsewhere

39 minutes ago   |   National Post

HANOI - A new coronavirus outbreak in Vietnam spread to two more provinces on Wednesday, the country's health minister said, as the COVID-19 task force declared the contagion...
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Lloyd Wilks: Hockey must confront its racism

59 minutes ago   |   National Post

Hockey and Canada are synonymous with each other - street hockey, ball hockey, ice hockey, shinny, sledge hockey or any other kind of hockey. It's our game, a game that unites...
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Federal Reserve Events

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Small but mighty, a Washington florist battles back in the pandemic

59 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - The bloom is back at Lee's Flower and Card Shop in Washington's historic U Street neighborhood, with an added touch: Blue, green, yellow and white origami cranes...
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Majority of registered voters oppose U.S. election delay-Reuters/Ipsos poll

59 minutes ago   |   National Post

NEW YORK - Two thirds of registered American voters oppose delaying the Nov. 3 presidential election due to the coronavirus pandemic, and more than half think President Donald...
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COVID opens new doors for China's gene giant

59 minutes ago   |   National Post

SYDNEY - As countries scramble to test for the novel coronavirus, a Chinese company has become a go-to name around the world.
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Padres face key test vs. visiting Dodgers

1 hour ago   |   National Post

It's still early in the shortened baseball season, but the San Diego Padres might feel some urgency on Wednesday heading into the rubber game of a three-game series against the...
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Richardson, Neeson father-son drama ‘Made in Italy' but close to home

Richardson, Neeson father-son drama ‘Made in Italy' but close to home

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

If the young man playing Liam Neeson's estranged son in “Made in Italy” looks somehow familiar, he should. After all Micheál Richardson, 25, is the eldest of Neeson's two sons...
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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 ...