Monthly Archives: July 2020

Growing coronavirus outbreaks lead some countries to reconsider tourism push

With international travel heavily restricted, progress in reviving tourism has been at best anemic and usually perilous.

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From unemployed to overwhelmed, COVID-19 strains U.S. healthcare workers

The pandemic in the U.S. has also lead to record unemployment among an unlikely group: nurses and health care workers, Jackson Proskow says.

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Coronavirus cases are rising again in some countries. What can Canada learn?

Experts have long warned that the green light to reopen can become a red light at any time. For places like Australia and Spain, that’s exactly what’s happening.

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European Union hits Chinese, Russian hackers with first-ever cyberattack sanctions

The sanctions are the first ever imposed over cybercrime by the European economic bloc.

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U.S. astronauts in SpaceX Dragon capsule to make first splashdown landing in decades

This will be SpaceX’s first splashdown with astronauts on board, ending a two-month test flight that began May 30 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center — the first launch of a crew from the U.S. in nearly a decade.

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Florida teen charged in hack of high-profile Twitter accounts

The 17-year-old boy was arrested earlier Friday in Tampa, where the Hillsborough State Attorney’s Office will prosecute the case. He faces 30 felony charges, according to a news release.

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Mysterious mass elephant deaths in Botswana possibly linked to toxin

Wildlife officials conducted preliminary tests to help explain why hundreds of elephants have died in the African country.

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Witnesses to prove Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou lied, supporting her extradition: docs

The documents released Friday are the government’s arguments to be used during a hearing next April.

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White House preparing to force Chinese company to sell TikTok: sources

The move would be the culmination of U.S. national security concerns over the safety of the personal data that TikTok handles.

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U.S. renews criticism against human rights abuses in China’s Xinjiang region

The State and Treasury departments announced new sanctions as the White House denounced authorities in Hong Kong for postponing local government elections ostensibly because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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