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"Virtual COVID-19 conference with Dr. Fauci"

Reuters Top News: "Virtual COVID-19 conference with Dr. Fauci". -. -. - Sorry, this site requires JavaScript for full functionality. Please enable JavaScript in your browser and reload the page. Full story

Woman to join Green Berets for first time in US military history

A woman will join the Green Berets after she successfully completed Army Special Forces training, a first for the U.S. military. The soldier graduated on Thursday in a ceremony for the Special Forces Qualification Course, U.S. Army Special Operations Command confirmed in a statement . “From here, you will go forward and join the storied formation of the Green Berets where you will do what you are trained to do: challenge assumptions, break down ... Full story

Trump’s ongoing shortsightedness about the pandemic may be sealing his fate

President Trump has consistently argued that the reason the number of coronavirus cases is again rising is that the number of tests being conducted has increased. That isn’t why cases are increasing, but it’s easy to see why he claims it: It turns an obvious negative into a positive, given that the country is finally conducting widespread testing. Support our journalism. Subscribe today. In a conversation with his friend Sean Hannity that aired ... Full story


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Chinese virologist accuses Beijing of coronavirus 'I know how they treat whistleblowers' | Fox News

EXCLUSIVE: Hong Kong scientist Dr. Li-Meng Yan was stepping into uncharted territory. Hours before she boarded an April 28 Cathay Pacific flight to the United States, the respected doctor who specialized in virology and immunology at the Hong Kong School of Public Health had plotted her escape, packing her bag and sneaking past the censors and video cameras on campus. She had her passport and her purse and was about to leave all of her loved ... Full story

Turkey's Hagia Sophia to revert to mosque from museum Washington Post

A ruling by Turkey’s top administrative court Friday will allow the Hagia Sophia, a former byzantine cathedral and Ottoman mosque that has been a museum for more than 80 years, to be converted back into a mosque, in a victory for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist allies. Support our journalism. Subscribe today. Erdogan, a pious Muslim and populist leader, issued a decree after the court ruling transferring administration of the ... Full story

Dutch government to file suit against Russia over downing of MH17

FILE PHOTO: A crane carries wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane (flight MH17) at the site of the plane crash near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region November 16, 2014. REUTERS/Antonio Bronic. THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The Dutch government on Friday said it would file a suit against Russia at the European Court of Human Rights over the downing of Malaysia Airlines passenger flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine six years ago. ... Full story

China books second-biggest U.S. corn purchase on record, also buys wheat

FILE PHOTO: Frozen corn is seen on a farm near East Grand Forks, Minnesota, U.S., November 22, 2019. REUTERS/Nicholas Pfosi. CHICAGO (Reuters) - China booked its second-largest single-day U.S. corn purchase on record, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) data released on Friday, as the country works to fulfill its Phase 1 trade deal obligation to dramatically increase U.S. farm product imports. The USDA said China bought 765,000 ... Full story

Trump lost badly at the Supreme Court on Thursday, and the future could be worse

Presidents sometimes lose at the Supreme Court. But rarely do they lose as fundamentally — or as personally — as President Trump lost Thursday . In deciding cases involving access to Trump’s personal financial records, the Supreme Court unambiguously rejected the core Trumpian view of the presidency as a complete shield from outside scrutiny. And the way forward looks even worse for Trump: The financial records Trump has long been so ... Full story

Erdogan to give speech after Hagia Sophia ruling

FILE PHOTO: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends a ceremony marking the formal launch of the TurkStream pipeline which will carry Russian natural gas to southern Europe through Turkey, in Istanbul, Turkey, January 8, 2020. REUTERS/Umit Bektas/File Photo. ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will deliver a speech later on Friday, after a court ruling which paves the way for the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul to be converted back ... Full story