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 2021-06-12 12:36 

Reuters

U.S. screens 2.02 mln airport passengers Friday - highest since March 2020...

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said it screened 2.02 million passengers on Friday at U.S. airports, the highest number since March 2020 when the coronavirus pandemic slashed travel demand....

 2021-06-12 12:34 

UPI

Famous birthdays for June 12: Adriana Lima, Jessie Reyez...

Model Adriana Lima turns 40 and singer Jessie Reyez turns 30, among the famous birthdays for June 12....

 2021-06-12 12:33 

AP

Teachers wary of new laws limiting instruction on race...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — As middle school teacher Brittany Paschall assembled a lesson plan on the history of the Negro Baseball Leagues, she wondered how she might have to go about it differently n......

 2021-06-12 12:31 

Reuters

UK will do "whatever it takes" to protect N.Ireland trade, says Johnson...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned the European Union on Saturday that London would "do whatever it takes" to ensure that trade flows freely between Britain and its province of Northern Ireland, including triggering a safeguard clause....

 2021-06-12 12:30 

AP

Afghan official: bombs hit 2 minivans in Kabul, 7 dead...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Separate bombs hit two minivans in a mostly Shiite neighborhood in the Afghan capital Saturday, killing at least seven people and wounding six others, the Interior Ministr......

 2021-06-12 12:29 

AP

The Latest: French teen Van Assche wins boys title in Paris...

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on French Open (all times local):2 p.m.Luca Van Assche gave France hope that there's light at the end of the tunnel by winning the boys' title at Roland Garros....

 2021-06-12 12:25 

Reuters

Toshiba directors to hold emergency meeting on board reassignments, sources say...

Toshiba Corp directors will hold an emergency meeting on Sunday to discuss reassigning candidates for three key board committees ahead of a June 25 shareholder meeting, two people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters....

 2021-06-12 12:25 

Reuters

G7 rivals China with grand infrastructure plan...

The Group of Seven richest democracies on Saturday sought to counter China's growing influence by offering developing nations an infrastructure plan that would rival President Xi Jinping's multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road initiative....

 2021-06-12 12:25 

AP

Deluge causes lasting damage on Acadia carriage road...

BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Acadia National Park has closed a section of carriage roads for repairs following a deluge last week.Officials said it could take up to two months to repair the carriage ro......

 2021-06-12 12:24 

Reuters

Rising UK COVID cases are 'serious, serious concern', Johnson says...

Rising COVID case numbers and hospitalisations are a matter of "serious, serious concern", British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday, adding he was less optimistic about reopening the country than he was last month....

 2021-06-12 12:24 

Reuters

Russia's Putin says 18 mln citizens have received COVID-19 vaccine - Ifax...

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that 18 million Russians had so far been vaccinated against COVID-19, the Interfax news agency reported....

 2021-06-12 12:22 

AP

Connecticut legislature addresses nursing home deficiencies...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some big changes are expected at Connecticut nursing homes in the coming months.From mandatory two-month supplies of personal protection equipment and full-time infection spe......

 2021-06-12 12:21 

Reuters

G7 rivals China with grand infrastructure plan...
 2021-06-12 12:21 

Reuters

Olympics-Reigning 400m champion Horton misses Australia team for Tokyo...

Reigning Olympic champion Mack Horton was the major casualty on day one of the Australian Olympic team swimming trials as he fell just short of qualifying in a scintillating 400 metres freestyle final....

 2021-06-12 12:19 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-G7 rivals China with grand infrastructure plan...

The Group of Seven richest democracies on Saturday sought to counter China's growing influence by offering developing nations an infrastructure plan that would rival President Xi Jinping's multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road initiative....

 2021-06-12 12:15 

Reuters

Nigerian police fire tear gas to break up protests over rising insecurity...
 2021-06-12 12:13 

Reuters

India cuts taxes on medicines and equipment to treat COVID-19...
 2021-06-12 12:13 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-India cuts taxes on medicines and equipment to treat COVID-19...

India on Saturday cut taxes on medical equipment such as oxygen concentrators and drugs used to treat COVID-19 infections, after widespread criticism over healthcare costs during a devastating second wave of the virus in April and May....

 2021-06-12 12:13 

AP

AMA doctors meet amid vocal backlash over racial equity plan...

(asterisk)(asterisk)(asterisk)MOVES ON SATURDAY, JUNE 12. (asterisk)(asterisk)(asterisk)The nation's largest, most influential doctors' group is holding its annual policymaking meeting amid backlas......

 2021-06-12 12:11 

AP

To curb drug prices, Democrats still seeking a balance...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are committed to passing legislation this year to curb prescription drug prices, but they're still disagreeing on how to cut costs for patients and taxpayers while prese......

 2021-06-12 12:10 

Reuters

Biden asked G7 to make strong statement on Chinese forced labour - U.S. official...

U.S. President Joe Biden made "forceful comments" at a Group of Seven meeting on Saturday about the need to make a strong statement on forced labour in China, a senior administration official said....

 2021-06-12 12:00 

AP

After charming leaders, Queen Elizabeth sits back for parade...

LONDON (AP) — Fresh from charming leaders at the Group of Seven summit, Queen Elizabeth II was back at her residence at Windsor Castle on Saturday to view a military parade to mark her official bir......

 2021-06-12 11:56 

Reuters

[ World ]

China reports 35 new coronavirus cases on June 11, Foshan airport cancels flights...

China reported 35 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for June 11, up from 22 a day earlier, the country's health authority said on Saturday....

 2021-06-12 11:56 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-China reports 35 new coronavirus cases on June 11, Foshan airport cancels flights...

China reported 35 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for June 11, up from 22 a day earlier, the country's health authority said on Saturday....

 2021-06-12 11:55 

Reuters

Vietnam approves Pfizer/Biontech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use...

Vietnam has approved the COVID-19 vaccine jointly made by Pfizer and Biontech for domestic emergency use, making it the fourth vaccine to be endorsed in the Southeast Asian country that is tackling a new outbreak, the government said on Saturday....

 2021-06-12 11:53 

AP

The Latest: Russian COVID-19 cases spike 47% in a week...

MOSCOW — Russia's national coronavirus taskforce reports the country's tally of daily new infections has risen by almost half over the past week and more than doubled in Moscow. It says there were ......

 2021-06-12 11:49 

Reuters

No movement: UK, EU show little sign of defusing post-Brexit row...

Britain and the European Union showed little sign of defusing a post-Brexit trade dispute on Saturday, with both sides repeating their opposing positions even after U.S. President Joe Biden encouraged them to find a compromise....

 2021-06-12 11:49 

Reuters

No movement: UK, EU show little sign of defusing post-Brexit row...
 2021-06-12 11:47 

Reuters

Saudi Arabia bars foreign travellers from Haj over COVID-19...
 2021-06-12 11:47 

Reuters

Saudi Arabia bars foreign travellers from Haj over COVID-19...

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