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Facebook groups pivot to attacks on Black Lives Matter

CHICAGO -- A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders has...

Ethiopian police patrol Oromia area and capital after unrest

Ethiopian police were patrolling the country’s troubled Oromia region and the capital, Addis Ababa following a week of unrest in which 166 people were...

UAE orders government shakeup as virus erodes economic gains

The United Arab Emirates has announced a wide-ranging government shakeup By AYA BATRAWY Associated Press July 5, 2020, 11:59 AM 4 min read DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- The...

Rocket fired toward US Embassy in Iraq injures child

The Iraqi military says a rocket aimed at Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone, home of the U.S. embassy, struck a residential house and injured a...

At least 12 wounded in shooting at South Carolina nightclub

A sheriff's official says a shooting at a South Carolina nightclub has left at least 12 people in “various conditions.” By The Associated Press July 5, 2020,...

Israel, Palestinians face new restrictions amid virus surge

Israel has ordered thousands of people into quarantine after a contentious phone surveillance program resumed as Palestinians in the West Bank returned to life...

Mercedes to recall 660,000 vehicles in China for oil leak

Mercedes-Benz will recall more than 660,000 vehicles in China later this year for a possible oil leak By The Associated Press July 5, 2020, 6:02 AM 1 min...

China braces for more storms; 121 dead or missing this year

A wide swath of southern China is bracing for more seasonal rains and flooding that has already left more than 120 people dead or...

Israeli leader’s son takes center stage in corruption sagas

JERUSALEM -- As scandal-plagued Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands trial for corruption, his 28-year-old son has emerged as a driving force in a counterattack...

Croats vote in close parliamentary race as virus spikes

Voters in Croatia are casting ballots in a close parliamentary race marked by a spike in coronavirus cases and which could push the European...

1 of 2 protesters hit by car on closed Seattle highway dies

SEATTLE -- A 24-year-old woman died Saturday of her injuries after she and another woman were hit by a car on a closed highway...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, July 5, the 187th day of 2020. There are 179 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July...