EU warns of slim window to avoid repeat of prior virus peak

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union officials urged member nations Thursday to move quickly to slow the latest wave of COVID-19 infections to avoid a repeat of the broad lockdowns that paralyzed the contin...

Herbalife Nutrition Survey Reveals Asia Pacific Consumers Have a Clear Vision for Healthy Aging, But Fear of Illness Due to Lower Immunity Topped List of Aging-Related Worries

Survey reveals that less than three in 10 Asia Pacific consumers are confident in their ability to age healthily HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 24 September 2020 - Premier global nutrition comp...

Venezuela's Maduro blasts US in speech to world leaders

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro blasted United States sanctions in his address to the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday, while avoiding any mention of a report accusing hi...

Bulgaria to expel 2 Russian diplomats accused of spying

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Two Russian diplomats accused of spying by Bulgarian prosecutors will be expelled from the country, Bulgaria’s foreign ministry announced on Wednesday. It said...

Met Opera skips this season, 1st Black composer opens '21-22

NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera will skip an entire season for the first time in its nearly 140-year history and intends to return from the pandemic layoff next September with the company’s fir...

Swiss parliament picks special prosecutor for FIFA case duty

BERN, Switzerland (AP) — The Swiss parliament appointed special prosecutor Stefan Keller on Wednesday to investigate former attorney general Michael Lauber for his meetings with FIFA president Gianni ...

World leaders who skipped past UN meetings get their moment

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — He's not recognized as a head of state by the country he'd be visiting. His diplomatic immunity is granted by the United Nations, not an unfriendly American administration that...

200,000 dead as Trump vilifies science, prioritizes politics

NEW YORK (AP) — With the nation’s COVID-19 death toll at 200,000, President Donald Trump is engaged in an ongoing war against his administration’s own scientists. Over the past six m...

200,000 dead as Trump vilifies science, prioritizes politics

NEW YORK (AP) — “I did the best I could,” President Donald Trump said. Huddled with aides in the West Wing last week, his eyes fixed on Fox News, Trump wasn’t talking about how he ha...

As rich nations struggle, Africa's virus response is praised

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At a lecture to peers this month, John Nkengasong showed images that once dogged Africa, with a magazine cover declaring it “The Hopeless Continent." Then he quoted Ghana's first p...

Polish minister wants talks to end ruling coalition crisis

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s justice minister has called for talks between the ruling coalition's parties to overcome a crisis after his junior party voted against government-backed legislation in p...

Talks on Polish cabinet reshuffle halted amid tensions

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's governing conservative party on Thursday suspended talks with its two junior coalition partners on a planned cabinet reshuffle, threatening to call early elections as in...

French prime minister targeted by lawsuit over virus policy

PARIS (AP) — A group of COVID-19 survivors and patients' families is suing French Prime Minister Jean Castex, accusing him of potentially dangerous and contradictory management of the virus crisis eve...

Online Singaporean Florist, Floristique Boosts Spirits and Immunity with New Line of Affordable Welfare Hampers

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 17 September 2020 - At the onset of the recession, Singapore-based online florist Floristique continues uplifting morale and raising health awareness with a new product li...

Michigan considers extension for lawsuits naming late doctor

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two Michigan lawmakers sought Wednesday to expand the state's statute of limitations for some sexual assault cases to allow more time for accusers of the late sports doctor Rober...