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249-year-old California church damaged by fire, investigation underway

249-year-old California church damaged by fire, investigation underway

California (USA) July 12: A 249-year-old Catholic Church located in a town just outside of Los Angeles, Calif., caught fire...

San Francisco tech CEO steps down from company, enrolls in 'anti-racist program' after tirade against Asian family

San Francisco tech CEO steps down from company,...

California (USA) July 12: Michael Lofthouse has resigned as CEO and cut all business ties with his San Francisco-based tech...

Rep. John Lewis 'resting comfortably at home,' chief of staff says, after rumors of his death circulated

Rep. John Lewis 'resting comfortably at home,' chief...

Georgia (USA) July 12: Reports of Georgia Rep. John Lewis's death that briefly circulated the Internet Saturday are inaccurate, Fox...

Trump administration announces 25 percent tariff on $1.3B in French handbags, cosmetics, other goods

Trump administration announces 25 percent tariff on $1.3B...

Washington (USA) July 12: The White House on Saturday announced a 25 percent tariff on $1.3 billion worth of French...

WHCA president accuses McEnany of 'denying reality' during press briefings

WHCA president accuses McEnany of 'denying reality' during...

Washington (USA) July 12: White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany may have resumed regularly scheduled press briefings, but ABC News...

Trump wears face mask in public for first time during coronavirus pandemic

Trump wears face mask in public for first...

Washington (USA) July 12: President Trump visited the Walter Reed Military Hospital Saturday where he was spotted wearing a face...

Robert Mueller defends Stone conviction, Russia investigation after sharp criticism from White House

Robert Mueller defends Stone conviction, Russia investigation after...

Washington (USA) July 12: Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Saturday vigorously defended his team's decision to prosecute Roger Stone,...

Florida sets grim coronavirus record with nearly 500 deaths in one week

Florida sets grim coronavirus record with nearly 500...

Florida (USA) July 12: Florida set a weekly record of nearly 500 coronavirus-related deaths, a roughly 16 percent increase from...

Jeff Sessions dismisses Trump's 'juvenile insults': 'My honor and integrity are far more important'

Jeff Sessions dismisses Trump's 'juvenile insults': 'My honor...

Washington (USA) July 12: Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions blasted President Trump's "juvenile insults" on Saturday in a marked departure...

Florida homeowner shoots 3 home intruders, 2 fatally: sheriff

Florida homeowner shoots 3 home intruders, 2 fatally:...

Florida (USA) July 12: A teen was facing charges for a would-be armed home invasion robbery in Florida in which...

Conservatives rally around Goya amid calls for boycott over CEO's pro-Trump remarks

Conservatives rally around Goya amid calls for boycott...

Washington (USA) July 12: A number of prominent conservatives have offered their support for Goya Foods as it faces mass...

China raises flood response to second highest level

China raises flood response to second highest level

Beijing (China), July 12: China's Ministry of Water Resources (MWR) on Sunday raised the emergency response for flood control to...

S. Korea ends mask rationing scheme after 4-month operation

S. Korea ends mask rationing scheme after 4-month...

Seoul (South Korea), July 12: After a four-month operation, South Korea's mask ration system ended Sunday as the supply of...

New virus cases rebound; imported cases, cluster infections on steady rise

New virus cases rebound; imported cases, cluster infections...

Seoul (South Korea), July 12: South Korea's new virus cases bounced back Sunday as cluster infections in the greater Seoul...

Air pollution No. 1 environmental concern for S. Koreans: survey

Air pollution No. 1 environmental concern for S....

Seoul (South Korea), July 12: Nearly half of South Koreans viewed air pollution as the most pressing environmental concern last...

S. Korea to lift regulatory hurdles this year

S. Korea to lift regulatory hurdles this year

Seoul (South Korea), July 12: South Korea aims to wrap up necessary regulatory reforms by the end of the year...

Political controversy erupts over mourning Seoul mayor's passing

Political controversy erupts over mourning Seoul mayor's passing

Seoul (South Korea), July 12: While South Koreans are in shock and grief over the abrupt death of Seoul Mayor...

S. Korean economy to shrink 2.3 pct this year due to virus: private think tank

S. Korean economy to shrink 2.3 pct this...

Seoul (South Korea), July 12: The South Korean economy is expected to contract 2.3 percent on-year in 2020, hit by...

Rescuers looking for survivors in southern Japan

Rescuers looking for survivors in southern Japan

Tokyo (Japan), July 12: The record-breaking heavy rain in Japan has left 69 people dead, one without vital signs, and...

61 new cases confirmed at US bases in Okinawa

61 new cases confirmed at US bases in...

Tokyo (Japan), July 12: The prefectural government of Okinawa, southern Japan, says it has received reports of 61 cases of...

Singapore's ruling party wins with certain setback

Singapore's ruling party wins with certain setback

Singapore, July 12: Singapore's ruling party won Friday's general election by securing nearly 90 percent of the parliamentary seats. Prime...

"Museum of Japan's indigenous Ainu culture opens

"Museum of Japan's indigenous Ainu culture opens

Tokyo (Japan), July 12: A national facility devoted to the indigenous Ainu people and their culture opens on Sunday in...

Service held for victims of Srebrenica massacre

Service held for victims of Srebrenica massacre

Srebrenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina), July 12: A memorial service has been held to remember the victims of a massacre that...

Disney World theme parks reopen in Florida

Disney World theme parks reopen in Florida

Florida (USA), July 12: Major US entertainment company Walt Disney has reopened its flagship theme park in the state of...

Appealing not to turn Hagia Sophia into mosque

Appealing not to turn Hagia Sophia into mosque

Istanbul (Turkey), July 12: Western countries are putting an increasing amount of pressure on Turkey to reverse its decision to...

More torrential rain expected across Japan

More torrential rain expected across Japan

Tokyo (Japan), July 12: Heavy rain continues to fall across Japan. The risk of further floods and mudslides is high,...

Trump's wears mask in public for the first time

Trump's wears mask in public for the first...

Washington DC (USA), July 12: US President Donald Trump has made his first public appearance in a face mask.