Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers declared a new public health emergency and extended a face coverings mandate into November to fight a flare-up of coronavirus cases, as the U.S. surpassed the grim milestone of 200,000 COVID-19 deaths.
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Kremlin critic Navalny discharged from Berlin hospital
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has been discharged from the hospital in Berlin where he has been treated after falling ill on a domestic flight in Siberia last month.
Trump order seeks to ban military, government contractors from some diversity training
U.S. President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Tuesday that he said would ban the military, government contractors and federal grantees from some diversity training.
Huawei chairman urges U.S. to reconsider 'attack' on global supply chain
Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] said on Wednesday its supply chain was under attack from the United States and called on Washington to reconsider its trade restrictions which were hurting suppliers globally.
Asian stocks struggle as investors focus on U.S. dollar
Asia's stock markets struggled for gains on Wednesday and the U.S. dollar rose to a two-month high as persistent worries about the global economic recovery had investors preferring safety.
California firefighters make stand to save famed observatory, homes
Crews fought on Tuesday to defend homes and the famed Mount Wilson Observatory from California's biggest and most dangerous wildfire, standing their ground at a major highway between the flames and populated areas.
Australia says majority of 470-strong beached whale pod has died
The majority of a 470-strong pod of pilot whales found stranded off Australia's remote southern coast has died, officials said on Wednesday, as rescuers struggled in freezing waters and fading light to free those still alive.
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