Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, June 5, the 157th day of 2020. There are 209 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 5, 196...

Philippines put hold on abrogation of military pact with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Philippines foreign minister Teodoro Lopez Locsin Jr claimed on Monday (June 1) that President Rodrigo Duterte plans to suspend the pending termination of the Visiting For...

va-Q-tec supports pharmaceutical industry in Asia with worldwide logistics of COVID-19 diagnostic kits

Made in Germany, va-Q-tech's high-tech thermal containers and boxes are vital for the international logistics of temperature-sensitive COVID19 diagnostic kits, drugs and vaccines. Leading pharmac...

Vetter wins Axia Best Managed Companies Award

Seal of quality for outstanding corporate managementAnalysis of the areas of strategy, innovation, corporate culture and financeComprehensive three-stage application process RAVENSBURG, GERMANY - Medi...

Philippines suspends abrogation of defense pact with US

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president has suspended his decision to terminate a key defense pact with the United States, at least temporarily avoiding a major blow to one of America’s ol...

Police: Video shows man killed in Kentucky fired a gun

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Video released by police shows a popular barbecue stand operator firing a gun as officers approached his business in Louisville shortly before he was shot to death, the city's a...

Retired officer, ex-college athlete among victims of unrest

One man was a retired St. Louis police captain checking on his friend's shop. Another was the beloved owner of a Louisville barbecue restaurant who provided free meals to officers. Yet another was a m...

Concerns mount about two studies on drugs for coronavirus

Concerns are mounting about studies in two influential medical journals on drugs used in people with coronavirus, including one that led multiple countries to stop testing a malaria pill. ...

Death toll grows in US national protests

One man was the beloved owner of a Louisville barbecue restaurant who made sure to provide free meals to officers. Another was a man known as “Mr. Indianapolis,” a former star football pla...

China delayed releasing coronavirus info, frustrating WHO

Throughout January, the World Health Organization publicly praised China for what it called a speedy response to the new coronavirus. It repeatedly thanked the Chinese government for sharing the genet...

Louisville police chief fired in aftermath of fatal shooting

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville's police chief was fired Monday after the mayor learned that officers involved in a shooting that killed the popular owner of a barbecue spot failed to activate body ...

Medical examiner: Floyd's heart stopped while restrained

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A medical examiner on Monday classified George Floyd’s death as a homicide, saying his heart stopped as police restrained him and compressed his neck, in a widely seen video that ha...

Woman pulled from car by police says she feared for her life

ATLANTA (AP) — A college student dragged from a car by Atlanta police when she and her boyfriend were caught in traffic caused by a protest over the death of George Floyd said she feared the officers ...

Las Vegas coroner: Drugs killed 'Twilight' actor, girlfriend

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Drug use killed an actor from the film “Twilight” and his girlfriend, the coroner in Las Vegas said Monday. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg said Gregory Boyce, 3...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump spars with Twitter on voting, protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Twitter tangled over truth and consequences this past week as the social media giant flagged the president's tweets for spreading false information and pot...