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 2020-07-10 09:40 

New Haven Register

Greece: Summer camp evacuated in wildfire precaution...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A children's summer camp and a retirement home have been evacuated near Athens after a wildfire approached homes in a coastal area. Authorities said the evacuations involving several hundred people were ordered as a precaution af...

 2020-07-10 09:33 

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WBZ Morning Forecast For July 10...

Zack Green has your latest weather forecast....

 2020-07-10 09:17 

New Haven Register

Muerte de alcalde de Sel causa compasin y dudas...

SEL, Corea del Sur (AP) - La repentina muerte del alcalde de Sel, aparentemente implicado en una denuncia de acoso sexual, ha causado muestras de condolencia pblica incluso a medida que ha generado dudas sobre un hombre que forj su carrera como poltico in...

 2020-07-10 09:11 

New Haven Register

At least 10 killed, 30 missing in Nepal landslides...

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rain on Friday killed at least 10 people and left 30 others missing in Nepal, officials said. Seven people died when mudslides hit three different spots around the resort town of Pokhara, polic...

 2020-07-10 09:00 

The CT Mirror

Childhood immunizations dropped sharply during pandemic...

Vaccinations decreased in March, April and May. Last month, families began returning to doctors' offices for shots....

 2020-07-10 08:58 

The CT Mirror

Closing MIRA plant gives Connecticut an opportunity to adopt zero waste policies and fight environmental injustice Susan Eastwood...

When we talk about racial injustice, we must put environmental injustice near the top of the list of concerns. Connecticut's urban communities of color are burdened with pollution from traffic congestion, aging housing, toxics from manufacturing, and ...

 2020-07-10 08:58 

The CT Mirror

The Supreme Court's birth control decision exemplifies sexism...

Allowing an employer to refuse birth control coverage for their employees if they themselves are morally or religiously opposed to birth control is sexist — plain and simple....

 2020-07-10 08:58 

The CT Mirror

Let's have an adult conversation about the removal of monuments...

Is it three months of social distance, the horrible job market, a half century of #BlameAmericaFirst in college humanities departments, or the lingering effects of racial prejudice and hardship? No doubt a combination, but at this point anyone not seethin...

 2020-07-10 08:58 

The CT Mirror

Include ongoing psychological training, rigorous assessment, for Connecticut police officers...

The legislation constraining the behavior of Connecticut police should include psychological training, assessment and reassessment of officers to give them the skills and composure they need to de-escalate potentially violent encounters and to enable them...

 2020-07-10 08:54 

New Haven Register

EU watchdog to probe trade pact with South American nations...

BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union's independent watchdog has launched an inquiry into the bloc's trade agreement with the Mercosur group of South American countries after environmental and rights groups complained that the deal does not respect t...

 2020-07-10 08:53 

New Haven Register

France urges Netanyahu not to annex parts of West Bank...

PARIS (AP) - French President Emmanuel Macron is urging Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to annex Palestinian territory in the West Bank, warning that it would violate international law and threaten long-term peace efforts. The two leaders sp...

 2020-07-10 08:48 

New Haven Register

Hong Kong shuts schools as new virus cases increase...

HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong's government on Friday said it is suspending classes for students through middle school following a rise in coronavirus cases. The semi-autonomous Chinese territory has reported 1,365 cases with seven deaths. The increase in...

 2020-07-10 08:48 

WTNH

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen back in federal prison...

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen, was returned to federal prison Thursday, after balking at certain conditions of the home confinement he was granted because of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-10 08:46 

New Haven Register

Grupo LGBTQ se protege del virus en edificio de Copacabana...

RO DE JANEIRO (AP) - En un patio ubicado a unas cuantas cuadras de la playa de Copacabana, en Ro de Janeiro, una decena de personas se acomodan en sofs rotos bajo una pancarta con la leyenda:...

 2020-07-10 08:42 

New Haven Register

Israeli troops kill Palestinian accused of hurling firebombs...

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) - Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank who they said was throwing firebombs at a guard post, but who Palestinian officials say was merely strolling through his village. The army said troops fired ...

 2020-07-10 08:40 

New Haven Register

Nepal cable TV operators stop airing Indian news channels...

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Nepal's cable and satellite television providers have stopped airing Indian news channels, with one operator saying Friday that the move was in response to public complaints over coverage of Nepal's prime minister. Sudeep A...

 2020-07-10 08:19 

New Haven Register

In-person bar exams canceled; remote exam set for October...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Supreme Court has canceled in-person bar exams this year as a precaution due to the coronavirus pandemic. Bar exams will no longer be held July 28-29 and Sept. 30-Oct. 1, the court said in a statement. Instead, the Kentu...

 2020-07-10 08:17 

New Haven Register

Teen pleads guilty in crash that killed Tennessee officer...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A teenage driver has pleaded guilty to charges in a crash that killed a Tennessee police officer. Jayona Brown, 18, entered the plea Thursday to vehicular homicide, felony aggravated assault, evading arrest and driving without a li...

 2020-07-10 08:17 

New Haven Register

AP: Iglesia Catlica recibe 1.400 millones por pandemia...

NUEVA YORK (AP) - La Iglesia Catlica utiliz una exencin especial de las reglas federales para obtener al menos 1.400 millones de dlares en ayuda por la pandemia de coronavirus, financiada por los contribuyentes, y buena parte de ese dinero fue a dicesis q...

 2020-07-10 08:17 

New Haven Register

Notre Dame Cathedral to rebuilt as before — no modern twists...

PARIS (AP) - Notre Dame Cathedral will be rebuilt just the way it stood before last year's devastating fire. No swimming pool or organic garden on the roof of the medieval Paris monument, or contemporary glass spire, or other modern twists. And to sta...

 2020-07-10 08:15 

New Haven Register

AP Week in Pictures, North America...

July 3 - July 9, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in the North America region. The gallery was curated by photo editor Courtney Dittmar in New York. Follow AP visual ...

 2020-07-10 08:14 

New Haven Register

Fantasy Fest in Florida Keys canceled because of coronavirus...

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - The risk of coronavirus transmission has prompted organizers in the Florida Keys to cancel this year's Fantasy Fest. Key West's annual masking and costuming festival had been scheduled for Oct. 16-25, but festival director Na...

 2020-07-10 08:10 

New Haven Register

N.C. Republicans holding annual convention online...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina Republicans are holding their annual convention online after COVID-19 health concerns led a top state health official to recommend GOP activists not gather in person. The state convention, being held Friday, will includ...

 2020-07-10 08:08 

New Haven Register

Panel to address racial bias in N.C. justice system begins...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Judges, law enforcement, elected officials, civil rights advocates and others brought together to examine ways to eliminate racial disparities in North Carolina's criminal justice and court systems are holding their first meeting....

 2020-07-10 08:07 

New Haven Register

AP Explains: Why India cases are rising to multiple peaks...

NEW DELHI (AP) - In just three weeks, India went from the world's sixth to the third-worst hit country by the coronavirus pandemic, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. India's fragile health system was bolstered during a stringent mo...

 2020-07-10 08:04 

New Haven Register

North Carolina county sets alcohol, food cutoff for virus...

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina county has set a cutoff for restaurant dining and alcohol sales in hopes of limiting the spread of COVID-19. Officials in Orange County announced in a news release Thursday that restaurants and private clubs will...

 2020-07-10 08:03 

New Haven Register

3rd person found dead after rockfall in Austria...

BERLIN (AP) - A third person has been found dead after a rockfall earlier this week in an Austrian gorge popular with hikers, police said Friday. The accident happened on Wednesday, when a boulder struck a trail in the Baerenschuetzklamm in southeastern A...

 2020-07-10 08:02 

New Haven Register

Ex-Tennessee pain clinic CEO sentenced in fraud scheme...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The former CEO of a Tennessee pain management company has been sentenced to three years and six months in federal prison for his role in a $4 million Medicare kickback scheme. John Davis, 42, of Franklin, was sentenced Thursday in ...

 2020-07-10 07:52 

New Haven Register

Police: Gunman shoots 2 officers in Texas, 1 hit in holster...

RENO, Texas (AP) - Two law enforcement officers were shot and a third was nearly wounded when a suspect accused of threatening others opened fire on them in Texas, a police spokesperson said. The shooting happened when officers responded to a home Thursda...

 2020-07-10 07:50 

WTNH

Tropical Storm Fay edges north from off North Carolina coast...

Tropical Storm Fay is beginning to edge away from the North Carolina coast, with forecasters saying its sights are set on the mid-Atlantic coast and southern New England....

 2020-07-10 07:46 

New Haven Register

Australian state records record 288 new coronavirus cases...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Australia's coronavirus hot spot Victoria recorded 288 new cases on Friday, the largest number of any state since the pandemic began, and authorities warned the spread could worsen. Victoria, Australia's second-most pop...

 2020-07-10 07:45 

WTNH

State lawmakers to reveal first draft of police accountability bill...

State lawmakers will unveil their first draft of a bill on police accountability in the state today....

 2020-07-10 07:36 

WTNH

Police investigating fatal motorcycle crash in Bridgeport...

Police investigating fatal motorcycle crash in Bridgeport...

 2020-07-10 07:34 

New Haven Register

OMS visitar China para investigacin de COVID-19...

BEIJING (AP) - Dos expertos de la Organizacin Mundial de la salud pasarn los prximos dos das en la capital de China para sentar las bases de una misin ms grande para investigar los orgenes de la pandemia de COVID-19. Durante su visita a Beijing el sbado y...

 2020-07-10 07:34 

New Haven Register

Foreign students weigh studying in person vs. losing visas...

PHOENIX (AP) - International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas say they feel stuck between being unnecessarily exposed during the coronavirus pandemic and being able to finish their studies in Ame...

 2020-07-10 07:33 

New Haven Register

AP: After lobbying, Catholic Church won $1.4B in virus aid...

NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid, with many millions going to dioceses that have paid huge settlements or sought ...

 2020-07-10 07:30 

New Haven Register

Lawmakers vote closes down Philippines' largest TV network...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine lawmakers voted Friday to reject the license renewal of the country's largest TV network, one of the critical news agencies the president has repeatedly threatened, in a move that shut down a major news provider a...

 2020-07-10 07:27 

New Haven Register

Alert: Philippine lawmakers have voted to reject the license renewal of the country's largest TV network, ABS-CBN Corp....

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine lawmakers have voted to reject the license renewal of the country's largest TV network, ABS-CBN Corp....

 2020-07-10 07:17 

New Haven Register

Israelis angry at Netanyahu over new outbreak, economic pain...

JERUSALEM (AP) - With an unprecedented new surge in coronavirus cases battering Israel's economy, one of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's closest confidants was dispatched to a TV studio recently to calm the nerves of a jittery nation. Instead,...

 2020-07-10 07:02 

New Haven Register

Scenes from hell: 1995 Srebrenica genocide in photos...

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - It's been 25 years since the slaughter of men and boys in the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica, but every year more bodies are found and reburied, and every year the survivors - mostly women - return to commemor...

 2020-07-10 06:48 

New Haven Register

Vidas perdidas: Venezolana soaba con una vida mejor en Per...

BOGOT (AP) - Yurancy Castillo no quera dejar a su familia. Pero a medida que la inflacin se disparaba en Venezuela, restndole prcticamente todo el valor a su salario como trabajadora social, la joven de radiante sonrisa y rizos color mbar decidi que su fu...

 2020-07-10 06:42 

New Haven Register

AP: After lobbying, Catholic Church won $1.4B in virus aid...

NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. Roman Catholic Church used a special and unprecedented exemption from federal rules to amass at least $1.4 billion in taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid, with many millions going to dioceses that have paid huge settlements or sought ...

 2020-07-10 06:39 

New Haven Register

Takeaways: Paycheck Protection loans and the Catholic Church...

NEW YORK (AP) - When the coronavirus pandemic caused a broad economic downturn and Depression-era unemployment rates, Washington responded with trillions of dollars in federal relief. One centerpiece was the $659 billion Paycheck Protection Program. Congr...

 2020-07-10 06:38 

New Haven Register

Russia and West in showdown over aid to Syria's rebel area...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Russia and the West are in a showdown over continuing the delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria's mainly rebel-held northwest after the current U.N. mandate expires on Friday. Germany and Belgium on Thursday called for a vote on ...

 2020-07-10 06:36 

New Haven Register

German gov't press office employee probed over Egypt spying...

BERLIN (AP) - German authorities are investigating suspicions that an employee of the government's press office worked for years for an Egyptian intelligence service, according to Germany's domestic intelligence agency. The BfV agency said in its ...

 2020-07-10 06:30 

New Haven Register

US envoy, after Seoul visit, reassures Japan of alliance...

TOKYO (AP) - A U.S. envoy reassured top Japanese officials Friday of the importance of their alliance in dealing with regional security threats, just as the North Korean leader's sister expressed low expectations of a summit between her brother and Pr...

 2020-07-10 06:23 

New Haven Register

Tropical Storm Fay moves toward mid-Atlantic, New England...

MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Fay was expected to move closer inland Friday, with forecasters projecting flooding along the mid-Atlantic coast and southern New England. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Fay was 105 miles (170 kilometers) sout...

 2020-07-10 06:04 

New Haven Register

Iran signs agreement to bolster Syria's air defense systems...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's military chief has signed an agreement with Syria's president to reinforce Syria's air defense systems as part of a military cooperation agreement, Iranian state TV reported Friday. Gen. Mohammad Hossein Bagheri, chi...

 2020-07-10 05:58 

New Haven Register

2 deputies injured, suspect dead in California shooting...

KNIGHTSEN, Calif. (AP) - Two sheriff's deputies were injured Thursday night and a suspect is dead in a shooting in Contra Costa County, authorities said. The incident was reported in Knightsen, an unincorporated area about 50 miles (81 km) northeast o...

 2020-07-10 05:56 

New Haven Register

Asian stocks sink after Wall St losses on economy worries...

BEIJING (AP) - Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower Friday on worries economic recoveries might fade as coronavirus cases increase in the United States and some other countries. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia retreat...

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