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Trump administration moves to block Chinese airlines from US

Trump administration moves to block Chinese airlines from US

The Trump administration moved Wednesday to block Chinese airlines from flying to the U.S. in an escalation of trade and diplomatic tensions between the two countries.
Prosecutors charge 3 more officers in George Floyd's death

Prosecutors charge 3 more officers in George Floyd's death

MINNEAPOLIS — Prosecutors charged three more police officers Wednesday in the death of George Floyd and filed a new, tougher charge against the officer at the centre of the case, delivering a victory to protesters who have filled the streets from coa
Virginia governor to announce removal of Lee statue

Virginia governor to announce removal of Lee statue

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is expected to announce plans Thursday to remove one of the country’s most iconic monuments to the Confederacy, a statue of Gen. Robert E.

Police: Man faked wife's disappearance so she'd avoid prison

A West Virginia woman and her husband faked her disappearance by pretending she plummeted from an overlook as part of a scheme to keep her out of having to go to prison, authorities said.
Army: Esper reverses plan to send active-duty troops home

Army: Esper reverses plan to send active-duty troops home

WASHINGTON — In an abrupt reversal, Defence Secretary Mark Esper on Wednesday overturned an earlier Pentagon decision to send a couple hundred active-duty soldiers home from the Washington, D.C.
Pilgrim’s Pride CEO among indicted for chicken price fixing

Pilgrim’s Pride CEO among indicted for chicken price fixing

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — The CEO of Pilgrim's Pride is one of four current and former chicken company executives indicted Wednesday on charges of price-fixing. The U.S.

EU, China postpone September summit due to pandemic

BERLIN — The European Union and China have agreed to postpone a summit planned for this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic, German officials said Wednesday.
Snapchat to stop 'promoting' Trump amid uproar over tweets

Snapchat to stop 'promoting' Trump amid uproar over tweets

OAKLAND, Calif. — Snapchat will stop “promoting” President Donald Trump on its video messaging service, the latest example of a social media platform adjusting how it treats this U.S. president.
Cannes announces lineup for a festival cancelled by COVID

Cannes announces lineup for a festival cancelled by COVID

From an empty movie theatre in Paris, organizers of the Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday announced the films that would have played at there in May had it not been cancelled by the pandemic.
Fed approves expansion of state and local support program

Fed approves expansion of state and local support program

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve has approved an expansion of its $500 billion emergency program to support state and local governments.