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Latest COVID-19 watch, Aug. 9: Brazil's death toll surpasses 100,000

Medical workers in personal protective equipment are on duty to perform COVID-19 rapid tests for taxi drivers in Sao Paolo, ...

Brazil Becomes 2nd Nation to Pass 100,000 Pandemic Deaths

Brazil on Saturday became the second country in the world to pass 100,000 deaths from the coronavirus, second to the ...

Brazil surpasses 100,000 deaths, 3 mln cases of COVID-19

A pedestrian wearing a face mask is seen on a street in Brasilia, Brazil, Aug. 7, 2020. (Photo by Lucio ...

Vunipolas brothers-in-arms post Billy transformation

newspaper his newfound outlook also helped cope with his seemingly endless injuries.They have cost him an early end to the ...

AU: 'Aggressive, Bold' Action Needed to Combat COVID-19 in Africa

The African Union says "aggressive and bold" action is needed to combat the COVID-19 outbreak on the continent.More than one ...

Brazil's COVID-19 cases cross 2.96 million-mark

Moscow [Russia], Aug 8 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil has increased by 50,230 to 2,962,442 within ...

Richard Kohler set for solo 'Ocean X' kayak from Cape Town to Brazil

After becoming the first and only person to paddle the entire circumference of the South African coastline in 2012, Richard ...

Iran Mocks Resignation Of U.S. Envoy, Appointment Of His Replacement

Iran has ridiculed the resignation of the U.S. government's point man on Iran policy under President Donald Trump, accusing the ...

US Approaches 4.9 Million COVID Cases, More Than Any Other Country

The number of COVID-19 cases around the world continues its steady climb with more than 19.1 million infections, according to ...

US Approaches 4.9 Million Coronavirus Cases

The number of COVID-19 cases around the world continues its steady climb with more than 19.1 million infections, according to ...

Russia's Race for Virus Vaccine Raises Concerns in the West

MOSCOW - Russia boasts that it's about to become the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with mass vaccinations ...

COVID-19 Daily Testing Dropping in US, AP Reports

Daily testing for the coronavirus in the United States is falling, even while the death toll rises, the Associated Press ...

Brazil's Supreme Court orders Covid-19 measures for Amazon tribes

As Brazil nears the 100,000 mark in Covid-19 deaths, a Supreme Court order on Wednesday compelled the federal government to ...

75 Years Ago the US Destroyed Japanese Culture

In dropping nuclear weapons on Nagasaki just three days after having bombed Hiroshima, the US knew exactly what would be ...

How the U.S. Failed at Its Foreign Policy Toward Venezuela

By Vijay Prashad and Erika Ortega SanojaOn August 4, 2020, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on ...

The World on Fire

Massive uncontrolled unprecedented wildfires are consuming portions of the Amazon rainforest and several regions of the Arctic. Somebody somewhere must ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 1000 GMT, Aug. 9

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0900 GMT, Aug. 9

SARAJEVO -- The foreign trade volume of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) in the first six months of 2020 amounted to ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0500 GMT, Aug. 9

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Xinhua world news summary at 0530 GMT, Aug. 9

NEW DELHI -- At least seven people died in India's southern state of Andhra Pradesh when a fire engulfed a ...

Late Guerrero goal sinks Coritiba in Brazil Serie A opener

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- A late Paolo Guerrero strike gave Internacional a 1-0 victory at Coritiba on ...

2nd LD Writethru: Brazil surpasses 100,000 deaths, 3 mln cases of COVID-19

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Brazil has registered more than 3 million cases of the novel coronavirus with ...

Tevez extends Boca Juniors contract

BUENOS AIRES, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Veteran forward Carlos Tevez has agreed to a new contract with Argentinian giants Boca ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Brazil's death toll surpasses 100,000

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Benfica secure Brazilian defender Gilberto

LISBON, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Benfica have completed the signing of right-back Gilberto from Brazil's Fluminense, the Portuguese club said ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0000 GMT, Aug. 9

BEIJING, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

1st LD: Brazil surpasses 100,000 deaths, 3 mln cases of COVID-19

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Brazil has registered over 100,000 deaths and more than 3 million cases of ...

Ecuador registers 93,572 cases, 5,916 deaths from COVID-19

QUITO, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Ecuador registered 1,603 new cases and 19 more deaths from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) over ...

Roundup: Weekly CBOT agricultural products keep downward trends

CHICAGO, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- CBOT agricultural products maintained downward trends in the past week despite some sporadic rallies. This ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 1000 GMT, Aug. 8

BEIJING, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

China Ningbo Containerized Freight Index (South America routes) soars

NINGBO, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- The China Ningbo Containerized Freight Index (NCFI) reported a soar in freight indices in the ...

Live COVID-19 updates: COVID-19 cases in Americas surpass 10 mln -- WHO

BEIJING, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

COVID-19 cases in Americas surpass 10 mln: WHO

GENEVA, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Americas has crossed the 10 million ...

Xinhua world news summary at 0530 GMT, Aug. 8

LOS ANGELES -- The U.S. state of California witnessed its death toll from COVID-19 surpass 10,000 on Friday, the California ...

Latest count of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide at 0500 GMT, Aug. 8

BEIJING, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- The following are the latest updates on the COVID-19 global confirmed cases in hardest-hit countries ...

Xi extends congratulations to Guyana's new president

BEIJING, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday sent a congratulatory message to Irfaan Ali who has ...

Live COVID-19 updates: Mexico reports 6,717 new infections

BEIJING, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Brazil registers nearly 100,000 COVID-19 deaths

SAO PAULO, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Brazil has registered nearly 100,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus disease, the Ministry of ...

Ronaldinho set for release after plea deal

ASUNCION, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Ronaldinho and his brother Roberto Assis could be released from custody within days after striking ...

Deforestation in Brazilian Amazon grows by 34.5 pct

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon increased 34.5 percent between August 2019 and July ...

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11 arrests in Virginia and Maryland over shocking sexual exploitation

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