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US: Maryland man released from prison during coronavirus outbreak kills his rape victim

A Maryland man who was released from a Virginia prison during a coronavirus outbreak was arrested for killing his rape victim. Ibrahim Bouaichi, who was...

U.S. marks 160,000 COVID-19 deaths as relief talks fail in Washington

NEW YORK, (Reuters) – More than 160,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the United States, a Reuters tally showed yesterday, as President...

Father of 17 shot dead at his 8-year-old son’s funeral

An Iowa man confessed to killing a father-of-17 at his 8-year-old son's funeral on Saturday. Neumonie Tre Vonne Laster, 24, admitted shooting Jeramie Shorter, 26,...

At Least Four killed as Tropical Storm Isaias pounds U.S. Northeast

NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Isaias killed at least four people yesterday as it made its way up the U.S. Atlantic Coast, including...

U.S. coronavirus deaths per day rise by 1,453, biggest increase since May 27 -Reuters tally

(Reuters) – U.S. deaths from the novel coronavirus rose by at least 1,453 yesterday, the biggest one-day increase since May 27, to reach a...

California, Florida and Texas see record rise in COVID-19 deaths

(Reuters) – California, Florida and Texas, the three largest U.S. states, all set one-day records for fatalities from COVID-19 yesterday, a Reuters tally showed,...

Deputy Chicago police chief dies in apparent suicide just days after promotion

A high-ranking and recently promoted Chicago police officer reportedly died in an apparent suicide Tuesday morning. Chicago Police Deputy Chief Dion Boyd was found by...

Five U.S. states see record COVID-19 deaths, Latinos hit hard in California

(Reuters) – Five U.S. states in the South and West reported one-day records for coronavirus deaths yesterday and cases in Texas passed the 400,000...

Florida records 9,300 new coronavirus cases, blows past New York

(Reuters) – Florida yesterday became the second state after California to overtake New York, the worst-hit state at the start of the U.S. novel...

U.S. records over 1,100 new coronavirus deaths for a second day in a row

(Reuters) – U.S. deaths from the novel coronavirus rose by more than 1,100 for a second day in a row yesterday, including a record...

Gunman who fatally shot judge’s son and wounded her husband is a lawyer she knew

(ABC NEWS) The gunman, dressed as a FedEx delivery driver, who shot and critically wounded the husband of a federal judge in New...

21-year-old with Jamaican heritage hunts Florida senate seat

(Jamaica Gleaner) Meet the 21-year old seeking to become a Florida state senator. He is Steven Meza, a second-generation American born to a Jamaican mother...

Florida coronavirus cases surge for fifth day as Trump pledges outbreak will be under control

(Reuters) – Florida reported over 12,000 new cases of COVID-19 yesterday, the fifth day in a row the state has announced over 10,000 new...

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Brazilian state agrees to produce Russian COVID-19 vaccine

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA, (Reuters) – A Brazilian technology institute said yesterday it expects to produce a controversial coronavirus Russian vaccine by the second...

Trinidad: UNC calls for recount in five seats

(Trinidad Express) The United National Congress (UNC) is claiming there were discrepancies in the August 10 general election in the absence of election observers. The...

Trinidad: Doctor fears spike in COVID-19 cases following election

(Trinidad Guardian) As the country hit 300 cases of COVID-19 yesterday, activities in the days leading up to the recent general elections are being...

WHO cautions Russia on COVID-19 vaccine “claims are being questioned”

GENEVA The World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday it is following Russia’s progress in developing a COVID-19 vaccine, but cautioned that progress in fight...