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People in England were finally allowed to drink in a pub, have a meal in a restaurant or get a haircut on Saturday for the first time in over three months as more lockdown rules aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus were eased.

Posted: July 4, 2020, 3:50 pm
Seattle protest women struck

Two women were struck by a car whose driver sped through a protest-related closure on a highway in Seattle, authorities said early Saturday.

Posted: July 4, 2020, 11:37 am
Illegal music party London

Seven police officials were injured in violence at an unlicensed musical event in the British capital as they sought to break up a crowd that posed a risk to public health during the coronavirus pandemic, police said on Saturday.

Posted: July 4, 2020, 10:42 am
Australia Shark Attack

A 20-year-old scuba diver died Saturday after being attacked by a shark off the coast of Australia's Queensland state, authorities said.

Posted: July 4, 2020, 10:25 am
Petrochemical Surge 20190117

The economic repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic have forced governments around the world to resort to massive spending in order to calm the nerves of people and businesses alike. But will stimulus plans help move the world toward a cleaner, greener future or will they largely maintain the status quo?

Posted: July 4, 2020, 8:00 am

U.S. President Donald Trump's advisers have been talking up the so-called enthusiasm gap between Trump supporters and those of Democratic rival Joe Biden. But the more important gap come November might be the one between the emotional intensity of those who love Trump and those who loathe him.

Posted: July 4, 2020, 8:00 am
Turkey Trial Human Rights

A Turkish court has convicted Amnesty International's former Turkey chairman, Taner Kilic, of membership in a terror organization and sentenced him to more than six years in prison. The court also convicted three other activists in a trial that heightened concerns about Turkey's treatment of human rights advocates.

Posted: July 4, 2020, 1:24 am

Speaking to a largely maskless crowd at Mount Rushmore, U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that the nation was "witnessing a merciless campaign to wipe out our history" and denounced "angry mobs ... trying to tear down statues of our founders, deface our most sacred memorials and unleash a wave of violent crime in our cities."

Posted: July 4, 2020, 1:06 am

Amid new pressure sparked by a national movement to correct racial wrongdoings, the Cleveland Indians said they will review their long-debated nickname.

Posted: July 4, 2020, 12:55 am
Prince William visits pub as U.K. prepares to ease COVID-19 restrictions

Pub staff chatted about physical distancing and other measures being taken to protect patrons moving forward.

Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:45 pm