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Asia Today: India sees another surge, hot spots shut again

July 13, 2020

NEW DELHI (AP) — Several Indian states imposed weekend curfews and locked down high-risk areas as its coronavirus cases surg. more »»

 
 
 
New Zealand mosque gunman to represent himself at sentencing

July 13, 2020

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Australian white supremacist who admitting killing 51 worshippers in a mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques has dismissed his lawyers and will represent... more »»

Libyan forces set conditions for lifting oil blockade

July 13, 2020

CAIRO (AP) — Forces loyal to a Libyan commander said they will only allow the reopening of oil fields and terminals once a mechanism has been set up to fairly distribute revenue across the... more »»

China reports 141 dead or missing in flooding since June

July 13, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — The Yangtze River region has seen its second highest rainfall in more than a half-century so far this year as deadly flooding strikes much of China. more »»

The Latest: Mexico tops 35,000 deaths, 4th highest toll

July 13, 2020

MEXICO CITY -- Mexican officials say the number of confirmed COVID-19 deaths has passed 35,000, making it the country with the fourth highest total. more »»

The Latest: Alaska sees highest daily rise in COVID-19 cases

July 13, 2020

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- There were 116 new COVID-19 cases reported across Alaska Sunday, the highest daily increase so far in the state. more »»

The Latest: Australia fears virus may spread despite dip

July 13, 2020

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australia’s worst-hit Victoria state recorded only 177 new coronavirus cases on Monday, but a health official is warning the disease's spread might yet worse. more »»

Exit poll: Duda leads Poland's tight presidential runoff

July 13, 2020

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A late exit poll in Poland’s presidential runoff Sunday showed the conservative, populist incumbent, Andrzej Duda, leading against the liberal, pro-Europe mayor of Warsaw,... more »»

Dengue prevention efforts stifled by coronavirus pandemic

July 13, 2020

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — To slow the spread of the coronavirus, governments issued lockdowns to keep people at home. They curtailed activities that affected services like trash collection. more »»

Exit poll show Poland's Duda leading in presidential runoff

July 12, 2020

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A late exit poll in Poland’s presidential runoff Sunday showed the conservative, populist incumbent, Andrzej Duda, leading against the liberal, pro-Europe mayor of Warsaw,... more »»

The Latest: Heat wave brings crowds to California's beaches

July 12, 2020

LOS ANGELES -- A heat wave has brought crowds to California’s beaches, where people mostly heeded warnings to keep a safe distance from each other as the state grappled with a spike in coronaviru... more »»

Exit polls show Poland's Duda leading in presidential runoff

July 12, 2020

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A late exit poll for Poland’s presidential runoff Sunday showed the conservative, populist incumbent, Andrzej Duda, leading against the liberal, pro-Europe mayor of Warsaw,... more »»

The Latest: Houston officials call for return to lockdown

July 12, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas — Top officials in Houston are calling for the city to lock back down as area hospitals strain to accommodate the onslaught of patients sick with the new coronaviru. more »»

The Latest: Mississippi students face different campus life

July 12, 2020

JACKSON, Miss. -- Students in Mississippi are scheduled to return to school in August amid rising cases of COVID-19 in the state, but campus life will be a lot different than what many are used to. more »»

The Latest: Metal band apologizes for lack of masks at show

July 12, 2020

DICKINSON, N.D. — Metal band Great White has apologized for performing at an outdoor North Dakota concert where the crowd didn’t wear masks despite the ongoing threat of the coronavirus. more »»

Poland's momentous presidential runoff too close to call

July 12, 2020

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An exit poll for Poland’s presidential runoff Sunday showed a race that is too close to call between the conservative, populist incumbent and the liberal, pro-Europe mayor o... more »»

The Latest: Catalonia tightens lockdown after virus outbreak

July 12, 2020

BARCELONA, Spain — Regional authorities in northeast Spain have tightened a health lockdown and confined over 140,000 people to only leaving their homes for work and other essential activities. more »»

South Africa returns to ban on alcohol sales as virus surges

July 12, 2020

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa says the country will immediately return to a ban on the sale of alcohol to reduce the volume of trauma patients so that hospitals have... more »»

Virus spread, not politics should guide schools, doctors say

July 12, 2020

As the Trump administration pushes full steam ahead to force schools to resume in-person education, public health experts warn that a one-size-fits-all reopening could drive infection and death... more »»

Poland's momentous presidential runoff too close to call

July 12, 2020

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — An exit poll in Poland’s presidential runoff election shows a tight race that is too close to call between the conservative, populist incumbent and the liberal, pro-Europe... more »»

 
 

Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time July 14, 2020

Bring your sewing, knitting, embroidery, even your mending — and let's enjoy each other's company inthe Parlor Room of Trinity Episcopal's Parish House, 1 to 4 p.m. Questions? Call Paula Lelansky at 304-876-2930. more »

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