White House convenes oil CEOs as bust threatens US boom

WASHINGTON (AP) — Petroleum CEOs, including U.S. oil-patch loyalists to President Donald Trump, sought White House help Friday in calming roiling global oil markets amid threats to America’s yearslong...

Coronavirus struck entire Wuhan family, took its patriarch

WUHAN, China (AP) — For more than a month, Wu Di did not know his father was dead. Before a virus outbreak devastated Wuhan, 68-year-old Wu Chuanyong, who had worked as part of a man...

Putin suggests sizable oil production cut as prices fall

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he supports cutting oil production by about 10 million barrels a day to shore up falling prices. His statement Friday that was rep...

List of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic

HANDBALL Olympic women’s qualifying event in Podgorica, Montenegro from March 20-22 postponed to June. Olympic women’s qualifying event in Lliria Spain from March 2...

List of sports events affected by the coronavirus pandemic

ARCHERY ISSF International Solidarity Championships in Dhaka, Bangladesh from Feb. 22-28 postponed. Pan American Championships in Monterrey, Mexico from March 23-29...

Russia to the rescue? US, Moscow spar over aid deliveries

WASHINGTON (AP) — An odd new front in the U.S.-Russian rivalry has emerged as a Russian military cargo plane bearing a load of urgently needed medical supplies landed this week at New York’s JFK airpo...

UN chief: Cease-fire appeal backed by parties in 11 nations

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday that warring parties in 11 countries have responded positively to his appeal for a global cease-fire to tackle the coronavirus...

Wuhan coronavirus in the US: Map, case counts and news

Experts say virus could kill up to 240,000 in US The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and ...

Latest figures on China's coronavirus outbreak

Update: 2020-04-03 20:00 No. Country/Area Cases Deaths 1 USA 245,380 6,095 2 Spain 117,710 10,935 3 Italy ...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Friday, April 3, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Friday's Weather Condition;Friday's High Temp (C);Friday's Low Temp (C);Saturday's We...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Friday, April 3, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Friday's Weather Condition;Friday's High Temp (F);Friday's Low Temp (F);Saturday's We...

Israel to help Christians share 'holy fire' amid outbreak

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is working with foreign governments and Orthodox Christian leaders in the Holy Land to make sure that one of their most ancient and mysterious rituals — the Holy Fire ceremony ...

Prague removes monument to WWII Soviet commander

PRAGUE (AP) — A district in the Czech capital, Prague, went on Friday ahead with a plan to remove the statue of a Soviet World War II commander. The plan had drawn angry protests fro...

Asian stocks tumble after Wall Street rises on pricier oil

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets tumbled Friday after soaring U.S. job losses tempered enthusiasm about a possible deal to stabilize oil prices amid anxiety over the global economic decline due to t...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, April 3, the 94th day of 2020. There are 272 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 3, 19...