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Canada, US poised to extend border restrictions to Aug. 21 07/14/2020 09:24am • TORONTO (AP) — The U.S. and Canada are poised to extend their agreement to keep their shared border closed to non-essential travel to Aug. 21, but a final confirmation has not been given, a person familiar with the matter said Tuesday. The agreement would likely extend the closure by another 30 d Fired VA staffer facing 7 murder counts in insulin deaths Fired VA staffer facing 7 murder counts in insulin deaths 07/14/2020 08:41am • A former staffer at a veterans hospital in West Virginia is being charged with killing seven patients by giving them fatal doses of insulin, according to court documents unsealed Tuesday in a sweeping probe into a series of mysterious deaths. Reta Mays, a former nursing assistant at the Louis A. Joh France says 'merci' to virus heroes on poignant Bastille Day France says 'merci' to virus heroes on poignant Bastille Day 07/14/2020 06:51am • PARIS (AP) — Medics in white coats replaced uniformed soldiers as stars of France’s Bastille Day ceremonies Tuesday, as the usual grandiose military parade in Paris was recalibrated to honor medics who died fighting COVID-19, supermarket cashiers, postal workers and other heroes of the pandemic. 2 workers seriously injured at Southwest DC construction site 2 workers seriously injured at Southwest DC construction site 07/14/2020 04:58am • Two construction workers were hit by falling materials at a site in Southwest D.C. on Tuesday morning. The incident happened around 7:30 a.m. on Maine Avenue near 6th Street SW, according to D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman Vito Maggiolo. Both men suffered serious injuries but are expected to be OK Up next for police defunding advocates: Win local elections Up next for police defunding advocates: Win local elections 07/13/2020 11:56am • ATLANTA (AP) — Amid Americans’ national reckoning on racism, a coalition of progressive groups is forming a political action committee to back local candidates who want to redirect money away from traditional police departments into other social services. An outgrowth of the “Defund the Polic As virus spreads, Bolsonaro ties with military under strain As virus spreads, Bolsonaro ties with military under strain 07/13/2020 11:03am • SAO PAULO (AP) — After 35 years of civilian-led democracy, President Jair Bolsonaro has created the most militarized Brazilian government since the fall of the country’s dictatorship. Packing his Cabinet with retired and active-duty generals and giving more than 3,000 government jobs to soldier EU, Turkey clash over Hagia Sophia, Mediterranean drilling EU, Turkey clash over Hagia Sophia, Mediterranean drilling 07/13/2020 07:11am • BRUSSELS (AP) — Turkey and the European Union clashed on Monday over Ankara's decision to change the status of Hagia Sophia from a museum to a mosque and its continued energy exploration in disputed Mediterranean waters. After their their first face-to-face meeting in months, the 27 EU foreign min California now allows nursing home visits, but few happen California now allows nursing home visits, but few happen 07/12/2020 06:59am • For months, families have pined to see their loved ones who live in California’s skilled nursing facilities, which have been shut down to outside visitors to keep the coronavirus from spreading. California health authorities recently issued guidance for visits to resume, but few are happening as COVID-19 heroes must jump through hoops for workers' comp COVID-19 heroes must jump through hoops for workers' comp 07/11/2020 04:20am • WASHINGTON (AP) — Lauded for their service and hailed as everyday heroes, essential workers who get the coronavirus on the job have no guarantee in most states they'll qualify for workers' compensation to cover lost wages and medical care. Fewer than one-third of the states have enacted policies t Jada and Will Smith reveal marriage trouble on Facebook show Jada and Will Smith reveal marriage trouble on Facebook show 07/10/2020 05:34pm • LOS ANGELES (AP) — With their marriage under social-media scrutiny, Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith reaffirmed their commitment to each other as Pinkett Smith admitted to having a relationship with musician August Alsina when she and Smith were separated. In a one-on-one conversation Friday on P US bets on untested company to deliver COVID-19 vaccine US bets on untested company to deliver COVID-19 vaccine 07/10/2020 10:25am • When precious vats of COVID-19 vaccine are finally ready, jabbing the lifesaving solution into the arms of Americans will require hundreds of millions of injections. As part of its strategy to administer the vaccine as quickly as possible, the Trump administration has agreed to invest more than hal Tapping into crime fears, GOP conflates mayhem with protests Tapping into crime fears, GOP conflates mayhem with protests 07/10/2020 05:15am • WASHINGTON (AP) — Apocalyptic images of blazing buildings and window-smashing protesters pop on the TV screen as a caller to a 911 emergency line reaches voicemail. The computer offers to take reports of rapes, murders or home invasions, adding, “Our estimated wait time is five days.” The 30-s Kazakhstan denies Chinese government report that country has 'unknown pneumonia' outbreak more deadly than Covid-19 Kazakhstan denies Chinese government report that country has 'unknown pneumonia' outbreak more deadly than Covid-19 07/09/2020 09:34pm • Authorities in Kazakhstan have denied a report published by Chinese officials that the country is experiencing an outbreak of "unknown pneumonia" potentially deadlier than the novel coronavirus.On Thursday, the Chinese Embassy in Kazakhstan issued a warning to citizens living in the Central Asian c Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen back in federal prison Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen back in federal prison 07/09/2020 07:18pm • NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, was returned to federal prison Thursday, after balking at certain conditions of the home confinement he was granted because of the coronavirus pandemic. Records obtained by The Associated Press said Cohen Veterans in Business: Three Wire Systems 07/09/2020 01:43pm • When Dan Frank left a 13-year career with the U.S. Navy — eight in active duty, five more in the Navy Reserves — to enter the civilian workforce, he quickly found a home in the world of IT sales. But his interactions with clients left him wanting to make more of an impact, using mobile and othe
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