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Maternity ward massacre shakes Afghanistan and its peace process
After struggling to get pregnant for years, Zainab, 27, gave birth to a baby boy on Tuesday morning at a small hospital in the southwestern corner of Kabul. She was overjoyed and named the boy Omid, meaning 'hope' in Dari.
U.S. governors call for less partisanship, more aid to fight pandemic
Governors from both major political parties on Wednesday urged lawmakers in Washington, D.C., to cast aside partisanship and deliver relief to U.S. cities and states facing economic ruin as they fight what they called a "red, white and blue pandemic."
UK rejects calls to publish detailed data of care-home deaths from COVID-19
Campaigners for the welfare of elderly people and their relatives are calling on the UK government to be more transparent after authorities declined to disclose the number of COVID-19 deaths in individual care homes.

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Trump calls Fauci remarks on risks to reopening schools, economy unacceptable
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday described as not acceptable a warning given by top U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci this week about the dangers of reopening the economy and schools too quickly.
Asian stocks set to slide on U.S. Fed fears, interest rate stance
Asian equities were set to slump on Thursday after the head of the Federal Reserve warned of a "significantly worse" U.S. recession than any downturn since World War Two because of coronavirus pandemic fallout, sentiments that drove bonds higher on a safety bid.
U.S. Senate blocks bid to curb surveillance of Americans' internet habits
The U.S. Senate narrowly blocked an amendment on Wednesday that would have prevented law enforcement from collecting information on Americans' internet habits without a warrant, as the Senate moved toward a reauthorization of divisive surveillance tools.
Democrats concede loss of U.S. congressional seat in California special election
Democrats lost a seat in the U.S. Congress as Christy Smith, a California state legislator, conceded on Wednesday in a special election in suburban Los Angeles to Mike Garcia, a former Navy fighter pilot endorsed by President Donald Trump.
Trump to tap ex-Glaxo exec, U.S. general for coronavirus vaccine effort
President Donald Trump is expected to tap a former GlaxoSmithKline executive and a U.S. general to spearhead the government's effort at developing a coronavirus vaccine on an accelerated schedule, officially called "Operation Warp Speed," an administration official said on Wednesday.
U.S. March, April job losses revised higher
The U.S. economy lost a record 20.537 million jobs in April and not 20.5 million as reported last Friday, according to revised data published by the Labor Department this week.
Trump to tap ex-Glaxo executive, U.S. general to spearhead coronavirus vaccine effort
President Donald Trump is expected to tap a former GlaxoSmithKline executive and a U.S. general to spearhead the government's effort at developing a coronavirus vaccine on an accelerated schedule, officially called "Operation Warp Speed," an administration official said on Wednesday.
U.S. senators ask Trump spy chief nominee to clarify testimony on torture
Two members of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee wrote to President Donald Trump’s nominee for the top U.S. intelligence job on Wednesday seeking clarification of his views on the use of torture by U.S. spy agencies.
Wall Street ends down on Powell's sober outlook, call to Congress for help
Wall Street's three major indexes closed lower for the second day in a row after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned on Wednesday of extended economic weakness due to the coronavirus pandemic and called for Congress to agree on additional fiscal support.
Italy warns EU states not to forge limited tourist pacts
European Union states must not forge de-facto tourist pacts between themselves during the coronavirus crisis, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday, warning such a move could destroy the single market.
California moving university classes online as Fauci warns of reopening too soon
California's state university system, the largest in the United States, on Tuesday canceled classes on campus for the fall semester and moved instruction online because of the coronavirus, while Los Angeles County said its stay-at-home order was likely to be extended by three months.
Tesla, California county reach deal to reopen U.S. plant next week
Tesla Inc and officials in California have resolved their acrimonious clash over safety procedures at the automaker’s sole U.S. assembly plant with a deal that allows production to resume as early as Monday, county officials said.
Trump ex-campaign aide Manafort leaves prison for home amid coronavirus
President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was released from a federal prison in Pennsylvania on Wednesday to finish his sentence at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, his lawyer said, drawing fresh Democratic criticism over Justice Department actions that have benefited Trump associates.
U.S. governors seek Washington aid to fight 'red, white and blue' pandemic
Governors of the 50 U.S. states on Wednesday urged leaders in Washington to abandon partisanship and deliver relief to cities and states facing economic disaster in their efforts to battle what they called a "red, white and blue pandemic."
Exclusive: FBI probes Mexican, European firms over Venezuela oil trading - sources
The FBI is probing several Mexican and European companies allegedly involved in trading Venezuelan oil as it gathers information for a U.S. Treasury Department inquiry into possible sanctions busting, according to four people familiar with the matter.
Washington, D.C. extends coronavirus stay-at-home order through June 8
The District of Columbia, seat of the U.S. federal government, extended its stay-at-home order through June 8, the mayor said on Wednesday.
Republican ex-fighter pilot claims victory in California congressional race
Republicans on Wednesday claimed victory in a special election to the U.S. Congress as Mike Garcia, a former Navy fighter pilot endorsed by President Donald Trump, said he had taken back a California seat in the House of Representatives lost to a Democrat two years ago.
U.S. House sets Friday vote on lawmaking by proxy during pandemic
The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday will vote on a measure temporarily allowing members to vote from outside the Capitol so they can work while keeping social distance during the coronavirus pandemic, the chamber's Democratic leadership said.
In nod to grim U.S. outlook, Fed's Powell calls for more fiscal support
The head of the Federal Reserve warned on Wednesday of an "extended period" of weak economic growth, vowed to use the U.S. central bank's power as needed, and called for additional fiscal spending to stem the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
EU pushes to reopen borders for summer tourism amidst coronavirus
The European Union on Wednesday pushed to reopen internal borders and restart travel, although the prospects of reviving tourism ahead of the summer season were mixed as public fears over health and safety weigh heavily during the coronavirus pandemic.
Lessons from around the world: How schools are opening up after COVID-19 lockdowns
Public health official Anthony Fauci warned on Tuesday about the dangers to children if U.S. schools are reopened and California's state university system, the largest in the United States, canceled classes for the fall semester.
Wall Street falls on Powell's grim outlook
U.S. stocks fell sharply for the second day on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned of extended economic weakness due to the coronavirus pandemic but did not mention new central bank support.
Washington, D.C. extends coronavirus-related stay-at-home order through June 8
Washington, D.C., the seat of the federal government, extended its stay-at-home order through June 8, the district's mayor told reporters on Wednesday.
U.S. to tell doctors to report cases of COVID-19 inflammatory syndrome in kids
U.S. health officials said on Wednesday they will issue an alert telling doctors to report cases of a rare life-threatening inflammatory syndrome associated with COVID-19 in children to their state and local health departments.
U.S. producer prices record largest drop since 2009 as coronavirus suppresses demand
U.S. producer prices fell by the most since 2009 in April, leading to the largest annual decline in nearly 4-1/2 years, bolstering some economists' predictions for a brief period of deflation as the novel coronavirus depresses demand.
Exclusive: Europe nears crisis plan for public stakes in key companies - sources
EU officials are seeking to finalise a plan for public stakes to be taken in key European companies to shield them from the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
England tiptoes out of lockdown as economy withers
England tentatively began easing its coronavirus lockdown on Wednesday, with some people who cannot do their jobs at home urged to return to work, as stark economic data showed the disastrous impact of the pandemic.
Canada, U.S. are likely to extend travel restrictions until June 21: sources
Canada and the United States appear likely to extend a ban on non-essential travel until June 21 amid the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, sources in both nations said on Wednesday.
Travel restrictions at U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico likely to be extended: U.S. official
Travel restrictions at the U.S. land borders with Canada and Mexico due to the novel coronavirus pandemic will likely be extended, a U.S. official told Reuters on Wednesday.
U.S. Supreme Court justices worry about 'chaos' in Electoral College dispute
Supreme Court justices on Wednesday indicated skepticism toward whether "electors" in the complex Electoral College system for choosing U.S. presidents may disregard laws directing them to back the candidate who prevails in their state's popular vote.
S&P 500, Dow slip after Powell's somber outlook on economy
The S&P 500 and Dow slipped on Wednesday as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned of an extended period of weak growth and stagnant incomes, while he also dismissed speculation over negative interest rates.
Factbox: Guidelines for Europe's hotels - distancing by the pool
The European Commission outlined on Wednesday steps aimed at reviving the struggling tourism and airline industries brought to a halt by the coronavirus.

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