Mnuchin, Pelosi talk virus relief; GOP slashes jobless aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment assistance, eviction protections and other relief for millions of Americans are at stake as White House officials launch negotiations with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on ...

Spanish soccer still in turmoil over suspended 2nd-tier game

MADRID (AP) — Chaotic, contentious and comical — the end of the Spanish soccer season hasn’t gone smoothly at all. Officials have been exchanging accusations, clubs have been demandi...

Virus adds to deep despair felt by war-weary young Arabs

BAGHDAD (AP) — At 24, Sama al-Diwani and her college sweetheart had big dreams. He was working on opening a bakery in Iraq. She was preparing to leave to England, where she would sp...

On Portland's streets: Anger, fear, and a fence that divides

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The party at the Salmon Street Springs fountain, a riverfront landmark in the heart of Portland, was just getting started. Dozens of drummers beat out entranci...

Crush of boat buyers seek recreation, safety during pandemic

YARMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Brandon Mitchell had big plans to visit family in Michigan and take his wife and three kids to Disney World. The pandemic put those plans on ice. So they bough...

Virus adds to deep despair felt by war-weary young Arabs

BAGHDAD (AP) — At 24, Sama al-Diwani and her college sweetheart had big dreams. He was working on opening a bakery in Iraq. She was preparing to leave to England, where she would sp...

New book outlines Prince Harry's less-than-fond farewell

LONDON (AP) — Freedom for Prince Harry came with a price. A new book on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex lays bare the turmoil in the House of Windsor before the pair walked away from ...

The European Court of Human Rights Requests the Government of Armenia to Ensure Adequate Medical Treatment to Illegally Detained Former Statesman Gagik Khachatryan

YEREVAN, ARMENIA - NEWSAKTUELL - 23 July 2020 - The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has satisfied on 21st July the application no. 54684/19 of the former Minister of Finance of Armenia Gagik Kha...

Pandemic to cost Australia government $131 billion this year

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s response to the coronavirus pandemic tipped the government’s budget 85.8 billion Australian dollars ($61 billion) into the red in the last fiscal year and will c...

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___ Wrangling over virus relief persists despite high stakes MIAMI (AP) — The desperate race to corral the coronavirus pandemic is taking on even greater urgency as...

Wrangling over virus relief persists despite high stakes

MIAMI (AP) — The desperate race to corral the coronavirus pandemic took on even greater urgency Monday as a burgeoning economic crisis collided with political turmoil. Even as the latest experimental ...

Germany, France, Italy urge end to interference in Libya

BERLIN (AP) — The leaders of Germany, France and Italy are calling for nations to “end their increasing interference” in Libya and respect a much-violated arms embargo, saying Saturday that they are r...

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___ Stress rises for unemployed as extra $600 benefit nears end WASHINGTON (AP) — A major source of income for roughly 30 million unemployed people is set to end, t...

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___ Netflix promotes content chief to co-CEO; adds 10M new subs NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix added a flood of new subscribers amid the coronavirus pandemic and also offe...

Cartoonist Darrin Bell has deal to write 2 graphic memoirs

NEW YORK (AP) — Darrin Bell, the Pulitzer Prize winning editorial cartoonist acclaimed for his sharp takes on race, gender and President Donald Trump, has a two-book deal. Henry Hol...