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Mary C. Curtis: Russia Bounty Allegations

CHARLOTTE, NC -- What did the president know? That's the question lawmakers want answered-- after reports that U.S. intelligence found out Russians offered a bounty if Taliban terrorists killed U.S.…

Europe Restricts Visitors From The US Amid Virus Resurgence

The European Continent on Tuesday reopened 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.

Iran Issues Arrest Warrant For President Donald Trump

Iran has issued an arrest warrant and asked Interpol for help in detaining President Donald Trump and dozens of others it believes carried out the U.S. drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad, a local prosecutor reportedly said Monday.

Pandemic Leads To Bicycle Shortage Around The World

Fitness junkies locked out of gyms, commuters fearful of public transit, and families going stir crazy inside their homes during the coronavirus pandemic have created a boom in bicycle sales unseen in decades.

Western Europe Relaxes Virus Measures, Russia Numbers Spike

Spaniards filled the streets Saturday to exercise outside in gorgeous spring weather for the first time in seven weeks, while German children rushed to playgrounds as countries in Western Europe moved ahead with the gradual relaxation of coronavirus lockdown restrictions.

Kim Reappears In Public, Ending Absence Amid Health Rumors

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made his first public appearance in 20 days as he celebrated the completion of a fertilizer factory near Pyongyang, state media said Saturday, ending an absence that had triggered global rumors that he may be seriously ill.

Global Death Toll From Coronavirus Surpasses 200,000

As the global death toll from the coronavirus surpassed 200,000 on Saturday, countries took cautious steps toward easing some lockdowns, while fears of infection made even some pandemic-wounded businesses reluctant to reopen.

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