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WHO says the Americas are new epicenter of coronavirus pandemic

FILE PHOTO: Brazilian army officers wearing protective gears arrive to disinfect the shelter Stella Maris Complex for elderly people, homeless and patients with mental disorders managed by the Rio de Janeiro City Hall amid concerns of the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 14, 2020. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares. BRASILIA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) considers the Americas the new epicenter ... Full story

The White House: "LIVE: @PressSec holds a briefing"

The White House: "LIVE: @PressSec holds a briefing" - -. - Sorry, this site requires JavaScript for full functionality. Please enable JavaScript in your browser and reload the page. Full story

Apple to reopen about 100 U.S. stores, most with curbside pickup

The Apple Inc. logo is seen hanging at the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 16, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar. (Reuters) - Apple Inc plans to reopen about 100 U.S. stores, mostly with curbside pickup but some with walk-in service, the company said on Tuesday. Apple shuttered stores worldwide as the novel coronavirus pandemic spread but has slowly opened them based on local health data. Earlier this ... Full story

Exclusive: Indonesia, major advocate of hydroxychloroquine, told by WHO to stop using it

(Reuters) - The World Health Organization has urged Indonesia, one of the world’s biggest advocates of two malaria drugs to treat the coronavirus, to suspend such treatment over safety concerns, a source familiar with the advice told Reuters on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A nurse shows a pill of hydroxychloroquine, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at Nossa Senhora da Conceicao hospital in Porto Alegre, Brazil, April 23, 2020. ... Full story

Canadian soldiers witness 'deeply disturbing' scenes in seniors' residences: PM

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian soldiers helping to manage the coronavirus outbreak in seniors’ residences have witnessed some “deeply disturbing” scenes, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday, adding he was shocked and angry. FILE PHOTO: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a meeting of the special committee on the COVID-19 outbreak in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada May 20, 2020. ... Full story

Zambian jailed gay couple pardoned in presidential amnesty

Image caption Many African countries still enforce strict laws governing homosexuality. Zambia's President Edgar Lungu has pardoned two men who were jailed last year for having sex with each other. Their 15-year sentence triggered a diplomatic row, which ended in the recalling of the US ambassador. The two men, Japhet Chataba and Steven Samba, were listed among the names of nearly 3,000 prisoners to be pardoned to mark Africa Freedom Day, which ... Full story

Live | The White House

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US says Russia sent jets to Libya 'mercenaries'

Image caption On 20 May Government of National Accord (GNA) troops in Tripoli paraded a captured Russian Pantsir air defence system. The US military has accused Russia of sending fighter jets to Libya to support Russian mercenaries there. There was no immediate response from the Russian Defence Ministry to the US Africa command (Africom) allegation. Earlier this month a leaked UN report spoke of hundreds of mercenaries from the shadowy Wagner ... Full story

Elon Musk's SpaceX raises $346 million ahead of debut astronaut mission

The sun sets behind the Vehicle Assembly Building as preparations continue for the NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral in Florida May 25, 2020. Picture taken May 25, 2020. NASA/Joel Kowsky/Handout via REUTERS. (Reuters) - Elon Musk’s SpaceX said on Tuesday that it raised $346.2 million in a new round of funding, a day before it launches two American astronauts to the ... Full story

Def Jam Africa Launches With Nigerian and South African Roster

Universal Music Group has launched Def Jam Africa, a pan-African label division “following the blueprint” of Def Jam Recordings , according to a press release. The launch roster features a clutch of Nigerian and South African artists: Larry Gaaga, Boity, Cassper Nyovest, Nadia Nakai, Nasty C, Tshego, Tellaman, Ricky Tyler, and Vector. Sipho Dlamini, the managing director of Universal Music’s Sub-Saharan Africa & South Africa division, said in a ... Full story