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Weeks after blast, Lebanon patronage system immune to reform

Beirut's massive explosion has fueled widespread anger at Lebanon's ruling elite, whose corruption and negligence many blame for the disaster

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Riot declared after fire started amid Portland protests

Portland police have declared a riot after a fire was started amid protests against racial injustice

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Rockies snap 7-game losing skid with 3-2 win over D-backs

Rookie Ryan Castellani threw six strong innings, Trevor Story hit his ninth homer of the season and the Colorado Rockies snapped a seven-game losing streak by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Colorado 3, Arizona 2

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DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Redwoods survive wildfire at California's oldest state park

When a massive wildfire swept through California’s oldest state park last week it was feared many trees in a grove of old-growth redwoods — some 2,000 years old and among the tallest living things on Earth — may have finally succumbed

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

The Latest: UN says tourism impact of pandemic devastating

The United Nations chief says the tourist industry has been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic, with $320 billion lost in exports in the first five months of the year and over 120 million jobs at risk

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Dallas 5, Colorado 2

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Australia blocks Kirin's $430M sale of business to Chinese

Australia’s government has announced plans to block Kirin Holdings Co.’s 45.6 billion yen ($430 million) sale of its Australian beverage unit to a Chinese company in a development likely to increase strain on Chinese-Australian relations

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Aug. 25, the 238th day of 2020. There are 128 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 25, 1944, during World War II, Paris was liberated...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Kenosha delayed body cameras for years before Blake shooting

Officials in Kenosha, Wisconsin, have put off implementing body cameras for police officers, even though leaders unanimously endorsed them more than three years ago as a way to increase police accountability and collect evidence at scenes of domestic violence

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Revved by Sturgis Rally, COVID-19 infections move fast, far

The hundreds of thousands of bikers who attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally have departed western South Dakota

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Rescuers find 60 survivors after building collapse in India

Rescuers have found one dead body and pulled out nearly 60 survivors from a collapsed residential building in central India

DATE: Aug. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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