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South Korea, US postpone annual military drills due to virus

South Korea, US postpone annual military drills due to virus

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — The South Korean and U.S.
UN: Rival Libyan politicians meet for peace talks in Geneva

UN: Rival Libyan politicians meet for peace talks in Geneva

CAIRO — Rival Libyan politicians met on Wednesday for U.N.-sponsored political talks in Geneva aimed at ending the latest round of fighting over the country's capital, Tripoli.
Gunman kills 5 at Milwaukee brewery before taking own life

Gunman kills 5 at Milwaukee brewery before taking own life

MILWAUKEE — An employee opened fire Wednesday at one of the nation's largest breweries in Milwaukee, killing five fellow workers before taking his own life, police said.
New US coronavirus case may be 1st from unknown origin

New US coronavirus case may be 1st from unknown origin

NEW YORK — A new coronavirus case in California could be the first in the U.S. that has no known connection to travel abroad or another known case, a possible sign the virus is spreading in a U.S. community, health officials said.
Hardest-hit China, South Korea count 767 new virus cases

Hardest-hit China, South Korea count 767 new virus cases

BEIJING — South Korea and China each reported hundreds more virus cases Thursday as the new illness persists in the worst-hit areas and spreads beyond borders. South Korea reported 334 more cases, bringing its total to 1,595.
Trump urges calm even as US reports worrisome new virus case

Trump urges calm even as US reports worrisome new virus case

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that a widespread U.S. outbreak of the new respiratory virus sweeping the globe isn't inevitable even as top health authorities at his side warned Americans that more infections are coming.
World battles virus epidemic as cases multiply outside China

World battles virus epidemic as cases multiply outside China

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Crews scrubbed everything from money to buses, military bases were on high alert and quarantines were enforced Wednesday from a beachfront resort in the Atlantic to a remote island in the Pacific, as the world worked to ha
Court sides with Trump in 'sanctuary cities' grant fight

Court sides with Trump in 'sanctuary cities' grant fight

NEW YORK — The Trump administration can withhold millions of dollars in law enforcement grants to force states to co-operate with U.S.
Italy seeks to calm fears in Europe as cases, deaths rise

Italy seeks to calm fears in Europe as cases, deaths rise

ROME — Italy sought to rally international support for its virus containment efforts Wednesday even as its caseload reached 447, people linked to Italy fell ill across Europe and as far away as Brazil, and the U.N.
Colorado poised to become 22nd state with no death penalty

Colorado poised to become 22nd state with no death penalty

DENVER — Colorado is set to become the 22nd U.S. state to abolish the death penalty after lawmakers on Wednesday approved a repeal bill that Democratic Gov. Jared Polis has pledged to sign into law.