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The Latest: Millions of Chinese travel locally for holidays The Latest: Millions of Chinese travel locally for holidays 09/30/2020 09:36pm • BEIJING — Tens of millions of Chinese are traveling during the combined National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival holidays, amid continued masking and other safety requirements aimed at preventing new virus outbreaks in a country that has seen no cases of local transmission in more than a month. Fewer Virus has Chinese tourists heading for domestic destinations Virus has Chinese tourists heading for domestic destinations 09/30/2020 09:21pm • HONG KONG (AP) — Millions of Chinese tourists usually would use their week-long National Day holidays to travel abroad. This year, travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic mean that some 600 million tourists — about 40% of the population — will travel within China during the holiday Added Force: Baby Yoda a boost on Western wildfire lines Added Force: Baby Yoda a boost on Western wildfire lines 09/30/2020 09:00pm • LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beleaguered firefighters in the western United States have a new force on their side: Baby Yoda. A 5-year-old Oregon boy and his grandmother delivered a toy version of the pointy-eared Force user to a donation center for firefighters on Sept. 12 along with a note that read: “H Asia Today: September was India's worst month of pandemic Asia Today: September was India's worst month of pandemic 09/30/2020 08:42pm • NEW DELHI (AP) — India on Thursday reported 86,821 new coronaviruses cases and another 1,181 fatalities, making September its worst month of the pandemic. The Health Ministry's update for the past 24 hours raised India’s total to more than 6.3 million people infected and 98,678 dead from COVID-1 The Latest: US extends ban on cruise ships through October The Latest: US extends ban on cruise ships through October 09/30/2020 07:58pm • WASHINGTON — Federal health officials are extending the U.S. ban on cruise ships through the end of October amid reports of recent outbreaks of the new coronavirus on ships overseas. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday that it was extending a no-sail order on cruise The Latest: Trump says he 'enjoyed' debate with Biden The Latest: Trump says he 'enjoyed' debate with Biden 09/30/2020 07:08pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential election (all times local): 10:15 p.m. President Donald Trump says he “enjoyed” debating former Vice President Joe Biden, but he is falsely claiming that Biden is trying to get out of the next two debates. Trump spoke at a campaign rally in American, United to furlough 32,000 as time runs out on aid American, United to furlough 32,000 as time runs out on aid 09/30/2020 06:37pm • American Airlines and United Airlines say they will begin to furlough 32,000 employees after lawmakers and the White House failed to agree on a broad pandemic relief package that includes more federal aid for airlines. American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said that if Washington comes up with a deal wi FAA chief tests changes to Boeing's grounded 737 Max FAA chief tests changes to Boeing's grounded 737 Max 09/30/2020 02:27pm • The head of the Federal Aviation Administration, a former military and airline pilot, said Wednesday that he liked what he saw during a two-hour test flight of Boeing’s revamped 737 Max jetliner, a key step as the agency considers whether to let the plane return to flight after two deadly crashes. British America's Cup team relocating to Auckland 09/30/2020 02:07pm • England’s never-ending quest to win back the America’s Cup it lost nearly two centuries ago is taking another step forward with INEOS Team UK’s relocation to New Zealand for sailing’s marquee regatta. While Sir Ben Ainslie and his mates are undergoing a mandatory 14-day quarantine in an Auck Wichita State's crash evokes moving memories 50 years later Wichita State's crash evokes moving memories 50 years later 09/30/2020 12:41pm • SILVER PLUME, Colo. (AP) — In a small clearing on Mount Trelease, a faded and tattered yellow shirt rests among twisted shards of metal. Emblazoned across the front: Wichita State. A heavy reminder of what took place 50 years ago in this section of the Colorado Rocky Mountains where memorials and As Brazil's wetlands burned, government did little to help As Brazil's wetlands burned, government did little to help 09/30/2020 08:18am • PORTO JOFRE, Brazil (AP) — After hours navigating Brazil’s Pantanal wetlands in search of jaguars earlier this month, Daniel Moura beached his boat to survey the fire damage. In every direction, he saw only devastation. No wildlife, and no support from federal authorities. “We used to see jagu Cardinal Pell returns to Vatican mired in financial scandal Cardinal Pell returns to Vatican mired in financial scandal 09/30/2020 07:56am • ROME (AP) — Cardinal George Pell, who left the Vatican in 2017 to face child sexual abuse charges in Australia, returned to Rome on Wednesday to find a Holy See mired in the type of corruption scandal he worked to expose and clean up. The 79-year-old Pell arrived at Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci air Asia Today: South Korea has virus jump before holiday period Asia Today: South Korea has virus jump before holiday period 09/30/2020 04:22am • SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has reported 113 new cases of COVID-19, its first daily increase over 100 in five days, as the country entered a holiday break that officials fear would possibly worsen transmissions. The numbers released by the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency on W 139 refugees head to Germany from Greece for resettlement 09/30/2020 03:56am • ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say 139 vulnerable asylum-seekers who had been living in overcrowded Greek island camps have left for Germany, as part of efforts to ease overcrowding and move refugees to other European countries. The group that flew out of Greece on Wednesday consisted of Resorts to RV parks: Parents take school year on the road Resorts to RV parks: Parents take school year on the road 09/30/2020 03:54am • NEW YORK (AP) — In RVs, rental homes and five-star resorts, families untethered by the constraints of physical classrooms for their kids have turned the new school year into an extended summer vacation, some lured by the ailing hotel industry catering to parents with remote learners through “roa
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