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UAE orders government shakeup as virus erodes economic gains

The United Arab Emirates has announced a wide-ranging government shakeup

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Russian shot dead in Austria, police probe political motive

Police in Austria say they have detained a 47-year-old Russian man after a 43-year-old compatriot was shot dead near Vienna late Saturday

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Anti-racism groups in Paris call out slave trader statues

Anti-racism groups are leading a “de-colonial tour” of Paris to call attention to monuments and streets honoring historical figures tied to the slave trade or colonial-era abuses

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Fewer will attend camp this summer; some camps won't survive

After being cooped up for months, kids need summer camp more than ever but a smaller-than-usual cadre will enjoy the experience this year

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Germany to revamp financial oversight after Wirecard scandal

Germany’s finance minister says he wants to revamp the oversight system for the country’s financial industry in the wake of the accounting scandal at payment systems provider Wirecard

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Naked men and drunks: England assesses the reopening of pubs

The reopening of pubs in England did not overwhelm emergency services as many had feared head of the biggest easing of Britain's coronavirus lockdown

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

US holiday fuels worries about skyrocketing virus cases

The United States has dipped under 50,000 new daily infections for the first time in four days, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Rocket fired toward US Embassy in Iraq injures child

The Iraqi military says a rocket aimed at Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone, home of the U.S. embassy, struck a residential house and injured a child

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Indians keep their distance in mass tree planting campaign

More than 2 million people have gathered in northern India while trying to practice social distancing to plant 250 million trees as part of a government plan to tackle climate change

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

At least 12 wounded in shooting at South Carolina nightclub

A sheriff's official says a shooting at a South Carolina nightclub has left at least 12 people in “various conditions.”

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Israel, Palestinians face new restrictions amid virus surge

Israel has ordered thousands of people into quarantine after a contentious phone surveillance program resumed as Palestinians in the West Bank returned to life under lockdown after both areas saw surges in coronavirus cases

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Crunch, crunch: Africa's locust outbreak is far from over

The crunch of young locusts comes with nearly every step

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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