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Report: Video refutes trooper who denied unmasking protester

Records show a former Tennessee state trooper’s insistence that he never yanked the mask off a protester near the state Capitol was refuted by surveillance footage and an eyewitness account from a fellow law enforcement officer

DATE: Sept. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Late-stage study of first single-shot vaccine begins in US

Johnson & Johnson is beginning a huge final-stage study to try to prove if a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine can protect against the virus

DATE: Sept. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Russian frigate and container ship collide in Danish waters

A Russian frigate has collided with a Marshall Islands-flagged container ship off Copenhagen, Denmark’s navy said

DATE: Sept. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

German Cabinet approves 2021 budget with high borrowing

Germany’s Cabinet has approved a 2021 budget that foresees significant borrowing for the second consecutive year as Europe’s biggest economy tries to lessen the fallout of the coronavirus crisis

DATE: Sept. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

China blasts US House bill, denies forced labor in Xinjiang

China is lashing out at the passage of a bill by the U.S. House of Representatives that threatens sanctions over the alleged use of forced labor in China's Xinjiang region, calling the allegation a lie

DATE: Sept. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Mars drops Uncle Ben's, reveals new name for rice brand

The Uncle Ben’s rice brand is changing its name to Ben's Original

DATE: Sept. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

German virus app transmitted 1.2M test results in 100 days

Germany’s coronavirus tracing app has been used to transmit 1.2 million test results from labs to users during the first 100 days

DATE: Sept. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

UN unearths record low temperature for Northern Hemisphere

Climate historians hunting for past temperature extremes have unearthed what the U.N. weather agency calls a new record low in the Northern Hemisphere of nearly -70 degrees Celsius (-93 F) at a remote Greenland site _ tallied nearly three decades ago

DATE: Sept. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Lebanese teen from Beirut joins global pop band

A teenage singer from Lebanon has become the latest to join a global pop band formed by Simon Fuller, the man behind the Spice Girls and “American Idol,” which aims to transform young unknowns into internet superstars

DATE: Sept. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

The Latest: UK government defends virus control strategy

The British government is defending its strategy for combatting a second wave of coronavirus infections from criticism that new restrictions didn’t go far enough to stop the exponential spread of the virus

DATE: Sept. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Group sues Austrian gov't over ski resort virus outbreak

A consumer protection group said Wednesday it has filed four civil lawsuits against the Austrian government for failing to contain a coronavirus outbreak at an Alpine ski resort during the early phase of the pandemic

DATE: Sept. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

President of Belarus inaugurated despite disputed election

President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus has assumed his sixth term of office in an inauguration ceremony that wasn’t announced in advance

DATE: Sept. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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