Brazil’s President Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for COVID-19 after months of downplaying the virus’ severity.

China reports case of suspected bubonic plague

While China appears to have reduced coronavirus cases to near zero, other infectious threats remain, with local health authorities announcing a suspected bubonic plague case in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
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CIA official allegedly decided against briefing Trump on Russia intel

National security adviser Robert O'Brien said Wednesday that the senior career CIA officer who briefs President Trump in person made the decision not to verbally brief him on intelligence about a Russian scheme to offer bounties targeting American troops in Afghanistan.
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Europe restricts visitors from the US amid virus

The European Continent on Tuesday decided to reopen to visitors from 14 countries but not the U.S., where some of the states that pushed hardest and earliest to reopen their economies are now in retreat because of an alarming surge in confirmed coronavirus infections.

White House says Trump wasn’t briefed on Russia bounty intel

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany repeatedly denied that President Trump was briefed on reported intelligence that Russian military intelligence offered cash payments to Taliban-linked militants to kill U.S. troops and coalition forces in Afghanistan.
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Novak Djokovic tests positive for coronavirus

Novak Djokovic has tested positive for the coronavirus after taking part in a tennis exhibition series he organized in Serbia and Croatia.

FDA issues warning about 9 hand sanitizers

The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers not to use hand sanitizer manufactured by the Mexican company Eskbiochem SA de CV because the products contain methanol.
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College professor demands student change her name

A college professor been placed on administrative leave following a racist incident where he reportedly refused to call a student by her given name and instructed her -- twice -- to “anglicize” her name.
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North Korea blows up office shared with South, threatens border action

North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office building just north of the heavily armed border with South Korea on Tuesday.

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