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World moves to reopen amid COVID-19 pandemic

29 days ago

Voices - Venezuelans face crime, coronavirus at Colombia's closed border - June 5 (UPI) -- Millions of Venezuelans fleeing their crisis-ridden country had plenty to worry about on their journeys, from food to transport and shelter. Now there's a pandemic, too.

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Iran's new speaker built career on suppression

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Donald Trump, Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter respond to George Floyd's death

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The Fifth Horseman unloosed with George Floyd protests

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Mounting financial stress could make the coronavirus harder to contain -- Preventing deaths from COVID-19 depends on people who get it seeking treatment -- which also allows authorities to track down whom they came in contact with to reduce spread.

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Police officers accused of violence often have a history of complaints -- Decades of research on police shootings and brutality reveal that officers with a history of shooting civilians are much more likely to do so in the future compared to other officers.

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Mexico's other epidemic: 10 women murdered a day -- Domestic violence has spiked in Mexico during its coronavirus-related lockdown. But even before the pandemic, women in Mexico felt under siege.

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Mexican workers in U.S. sending record money home -- With Mexican workers doing some of the toughest jobs in the United States amid the pandemic, they are sending record remittances home.

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The Fifth Horseman is coronavirus' massive disruption -- A Fifth Horseman of the Apocalypse threatens mankind. This rider brings with it Massive Acts of Disruption.

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Iran's death grip on Syria begins to loosen -- The Iranian regime has begun to withdraw its forces from Syria. This was the news from James Jeffrey, former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq and current special presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter Daesh.

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Vaccination and coronavirus: Public good clashes with choice, freedom -- With scientists striving for a viable coronavirus vaccine, do calls for freedom of choice and anti-vaccination sentiments represent a worrying omen?

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U.S. seeks to change the rules for mining the moon -- I interest in developing space -- both for mining raw materials as well as potentially relocating polluting industries off the Earth -- is growing . But the rules are not clear about who would profit.

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Coronavirus threatens America's political health, too -- Is the greater danger posed by COVID-19 to America's political health, rather than public health?

10 days ago

Saudi Arabia dumps Trump; Democrats shouldn't be fooled -- With the coronavirus outbreak, Saudi Arabia went from strategic partner to pariah, almost overnight.

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Revolution is in the air in Iran and Iraq -- The coronavirus is not the only airborne problem troubling governments in the Middle East. For the rulers of Iran and Iraq, revolution is in the air.

15 days ago

Joe Biden's attempt to out-hawk GOP on China is futile -- U.S. policy toward the People's Republic of China will be a major issue in the 2020 presidential election campaign, and Democrats find themselves at a severe disadvantage.

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Nation of Georgia punches above its weight in COVID crisis and beyond -- As the world battles soaring deaths and disruption due to the global pandemic, there's a small country in the Black Sea region that has so far managed the crisis exceptionally well: Georgia.

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Religious freedom is under threat in the courtroom -- There is growing concern about the unconstitutional overreach of the judiciary in religious affairs. In courtrooms around the country, activist judges are collectively eroding the right to religious freedom.

18 days ago

A MAD world: presidential succession in the age of coronavirus -- With the coronavirus infecting the White House, the issue of presidential succession is no longer academic. Elected leaders are not immune to this equal opportunity pandemic.

19 days ago

No honor among thieves at head of Iran and Venezuela -- When the disintegrating socialist state of Venezuela, where the people are starving, starts flying planeloads of gold to the collapsing theocratic regime of Iran, the world should sit up and take notice.

22 days ago

Fire destroys Amazon distribution center in Southern California

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Philadelphia judge orders release of man on death row for 23 years

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On This Day: Allied troops launch D-Day invasion on Normandy

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7 killed in mass shooting at Alabama residence

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San Antonio soldier found dead in his home with wife, 4 children

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