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  • Associated Press

    Black Lives Matter rallies start in Australia amid court ban

    SYDNEY (June 5, 2020) — The first of several Black Lives Matter protests across Australia on Saturday got underway against a backdrop of possible clashes between demonstrators and police in Sydney, after a court sided with police that the gathering posed too much risk for spreading the coronavirus.

  • Associated Press

    UK vaccine summit calls for freely available virus vaccine

    LONDON (June 4, 2020) — A vaccine summit has raised billions of dollars to immunize children in developing countries as experts wrestled with how any potential vaccine against the coronavirus might be distributed globally — and fairly.

  • Associated Press

    Postponed Tokyo Olympics could be downsized and simplified

    TOKYO (June 4, 2020) — The Japanese public is being prepared for the reality of next year’s postponed Olympics, where athletes are likely to face quarantines, spectators will be fewer, and the delay will cost taxpayers billions of dollars.

  • Associated Press

    Seoul vows to stop border protests after Pyongyang’s threat

    SEOUL, South Korea (June 4, 2020) — South Korea said Thursday it planned to push new laws to ban activists from flying anti-Pyongyang leaflets over the border after North Korea threatened to end an inter-Korean military agreement reached in 2018 to reduce tensions if Seoul fails to prevent the protests.

  • Associated Press

    Tropical Storm Cristobal makes landfall on Mexico Gulf coast

    MEXICO CITY (June 3, 2020) — Tropical Storm Cristobal made landfall in Mexico’s Gulf coast state of Campeche on Wednesday, dumping heavy rain on the already soaked region ahead of an expected eventual turn toward the United States, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

  • Associated Press

    Cyclone lashes India’s business capital; 100,000 evacuated

    MUMBAI, India (June 3, 2020) — A cyclone made landfall Wednesday south of India’s financial capital of Mumbai, with a storm surge threatening to flood beaches and low-lying slums as city authorities struggled to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Associated Press

    Tropical Storm Cristobal forms, flood threat for Mexico

    MEXICO CITY (June 2, 2020) — Tropical Storm Cristobal formed in the southern Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, bringing some flooding to Mexico’s southern Gulf coast and threatening more deadly inundations farther inland.

  • Associated Press

    High-speed Spanish passenger train hits car on track; 2 dead

    MADRID (June 2, 2020) - Two people were killed when a high-speed passenger train with more than 150 people on board hit a car on the tracks in northwest Spain on Tuesday. 

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