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Outdoor recreation businesses hit hard by pandemic

A new survey shows the coronavirus pandemic has hit outdoor recreation businesses hard, with most reporting layoffs or furloughs as well as lost revenue

DATE: June 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Beijing closes market, locks down area in new virus outbreak

The largest wholesale food market in Beijing has been shuttered behind police guard and the surrounding neighborhood locked down after more than 50 people tested positive for the new coronavirus in the Chinese capital

DATE: June 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

In Zimbabwe, people with albinism struggle against prejudice

While much of the world is engrossed in the race-related outrage over the death of George Floyd in the United States, Zimbabwe’s young people with albinism are fighting prejudices against the color of their skin

DATE: June 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Fans savor return of stadium sport in virus-free New Zealand

New Zealand has become one of the first nations in the world to welcome hordes of fans back into a packed sports stadium thanks to the nation’s remarkable success in eliminating the coronavirus

DATE: June 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Despite risks, Greek islands keen to reopen to tourists

Business owners and local officials on the Greek holiday island of Mykonos, a popular draw for celebrities, club-goers, and high rollers, say they are keen to reopen for business despite the threat of COVID-19 posed by international travel

DATE: June 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

AP PHOTOS: Nursing home residents allowed comfort of family

Loved ones are being allowed to reunite with residents of the Martino Zanchi Foundation nursing home in the northern Italian town of Alzano

DATE: June 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Police: Man turned away from Texas bar shoots, wounds 8

Police say a man who was turned away from a bar in Texas has shot and wounded at least eight people in the parking lot and remains at large

DATE: June 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

France has millions of unsold face masks after virus crisis

The French praised the altruism of their prized textile and luxury goods companies for diverting their production facilities to make millions of face masks for the public during the peak of their country’s coronavirus outbreak

DATE: June 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

The Latest: 10 resign from SWAT team amid safety concerns

Ten members of a South Florida police department’s SWAT team have resigned from the team

DATE: June 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Spike in deaths in Darfur points to virus' invisible spread

In the sprawling refugee camps of Sudan's Darfur, officials say people are falling sick and dying at astonishing rates

DATE: June 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

World joins US protests but leaders restrained about Trump

People have taken to the streets of Berlin, London, Paris and other cities around the world to demonstrate in support of Black Lives Matter protesters in the United States and to vent anger over President Donald Trump’s response to the police killing of George Floyd

DATE: June 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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