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UN demands halt to key global conflicts to tackle COVID-19

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council demanded an “immediate cessation of hostilities” in key conflicts including Syria, Yemen, Libya, South Sudan and...

Canada’s loss of UN Security Council seat a blow to Trudeau

TORONTO (AP) - Justin Trudeau arrived on the world stage with rock star popularity in 2015. He declared “Canada is back” and made winning...

The Latest: Oklahoma’s new cases leap — double earlier high

OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma has a big surge in new coronavirus cases, to a new daily high double the previous record-setting number two days...

The Latest: New coronavirus cases stabilizing in Beijing

BEIJING - New coronavirus cases remained stable in China’s capital Friday, a day after a public health official declared Beijing’s latest outbreak under control....

The Latest: Beijing reports slowing in new coronavirus cases

BEIJING - China’s capital has reported a decline in newly confirmed coronavirus cases as the city continues to press stricter measures to contain a...

The Latest: Texas gov says localities can mandate mask use

AUSTIN, Texas - ___HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE VIRUS OUTBREAK:__ World Health Organization says more understanding needed on steroid that was...

Norway, Ireland win UN council seats in vote amid pandemic

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Norway and Ireland won contested seats on the powerful U.N. Security Council Wednesday in a series of U.N. elections held...

Norway and Ireland win UN council seats in COVID-19 UN vote

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Norway and Ireland won contested seats on the powerful U.N. Security Council Wednesday in a series of U.N. elections held...

Asia Today: Virus forces cancellation of Asian peace prize

BANGKOK (AP) - A Philippine peace award has been canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, marking only the third disruption in six...

Asia Today: Virus forces cancellation of Asian peace prize

BANGKOK (AP) - A Philippine peace award has been canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, marking only the third disruption in six...