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Asia Today: Singapore extends lockdown amid surge in cases

Asia Today: Singapore extends lockdown amid surge in cases

BANGKOK — Singapore will extend its partial lockdown by four more weeks after reporting thousands of new coronavirus cases in recent days, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Tuesday.

Watchdog: Pandemic worsening threat to global media freedom

PARIS — Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders is sounding the alarm that the coronavirus pandemic poses a threat for press freedom around the world.
Conspiracy theorists burn 5G towers claiming link to virus

Conspiracy theorists burn 5G towers claiming link to virus

LONDON — The CCTV footage from a Dutch business park shows a man in a black cap pouring the contents of a white container at the base of a cellular radio tower. Flames burst out as the man jogs back to his Toyota to flee into the evening.
UK Parliament to hold virtual debates amid virus lockdown

UK Parliament to hold virtual debates amid virus lockdown

LONDON — Britain’s Parliament is going back to work, and the political authorities have a message for lawmakers: Stay away. U.K.
Families sue helicopter company in deadly Kobe Bryant crash

Families sue helicopter company in deadly Kobe Bryant crash

LOS ANGELES — Family members of four passengers killed in a helicopter crash with Kobe Bryant and his daughter have joined the NBA star's widow in filing wrongful death lawsuits against the companies that owned and operated the aircraft.
Some US producers, states reopening amid political pressure

Some US producers, states reopening amid political pressure

SEATTLE — Boeing and at least one other U.S.

16 migrants test positive for coronavirus on Mexican border

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico — Sixteen migrants from several countries have tested positive for coronavirus in Mexico’s northern border state of Tamaulipas, the state government said Monday. The state's announcement came the same day that the U.S.
Brazil's Bolsonaro seeks end to social isolation measures

Brazil's Bolsonaro seeks end to social isolation measures

SAO PAULO — Four days after firing his health minister amid the coronavirus pandemic, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Monday he wants social isolation policies to end nationwide this week despite commitments by many states to maintain such po
Talks drag on $450B virus aid for small business, hospitals

Talks drag on $450B virus aid for small business, hospitals

WASHINGTON — Late-stage negotiations in Washington on a new $450 billion coronavirus aid package dragged past Monday's hoped-for deadline, but the Trump administration and key lawmakers insisted a final pact is within reach.
States work to keep meat plants open despite virus outbreaks

States work to keep meat plants open despite virus outbreaks

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Governors in the Midwest are working to keep large meatpacking plants operating despite coronavirus outbreaks that have sickened hundreds of workers and threaten to disrupt the nation’s supply of pork and beef. In Kansas, Gov.
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