The world today: Main information from The Associated Press
Saturday July 25, 2020
PORTLAND, Oregon – Federal agents again use tear gas to try to disperse a crowd of protesters outside a court in Portland, Oregon, after fireworks were fired at the building on another night of violent protests in the city. By Gillian Flaccus and Sara Cline. 734 words. AP Photo. SENT
—USA-RACISM-SEATTLE: Judge allows police to use tear gas and stun grenades during protests in Seattle
BRASILIA – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announces that he tested negative for the new coronavirus, according to a fourth test carried out since he claimed he had the virus on July 7. The 65-year-old president did not say when the new test was done. Only on Wednesday had he tested positive for the third time. By Daniel Carvalho. 323 words. AP Photo. SENT.
BEIJING – Coronavirus cases are rebounding in South Korea and South Africa, and some US states are strengthening their measures against the pandemic. By Joe McDonald. 455 words. AP Photo. SENT
—CORONAVIRUS-NEW YORK: Hospitals due to coronavirus decrease in New York
—CORONAVIRUS-ASIA: India tests possible coronavirus vaccine
—CORONAVIRUS-AFRICA: Africa exceeds 800,000 cases of COVID-19; rebound in Kenya
—CORONAVIRUS-GBRETAÑA: After quarantine, England reopens gyms and swimming pools
HOUSTON – Hurricane Hanna is advancing through the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to make landfall on the Texas coast, bringing rain, heavy gusts, and possible storms and tornadoes. That state has already dealt with a sharp increase in coronavirus cases in recent weeks. By Juan A. Lozano. 553 words. AP Photo. SENT.
BEIJING – China’s Foreign Ministry complained that US police officials improperly entered its consulate in Houston, after the diplomatic headquarters was ordered to close in a growing diplomatic dispute. By Joe McDonald. 341 words. AP Photo. SENT.
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NEW YORK – The US promises to address the problem of COVID-19’s greatest impact on black, Latino and indigenous people. The hospitalization rate for black and Hispanic Americans is more than four times that of whites, according to data available from the CDC as of mid-July. By Mike Stobbe. 650 words. AP Photo. SENT.
LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
AMS-GEN BRAZIL-INDIGENOUS LEADER
BRASILIA – A leader who is a symbol of the fight for indigenous rights and the preservation of the Amazon jungle in Brazil recovers, after being hospitalized for 10 days. By Daniel Carvalho. 328 words. AP Photo. SENT.
PHOENIX – The US government announces that it is putting all new applications for the DACA program for young immigrants on a “pending” tray while officials decide whether to try to suspend it again, meaning that registrations are frozen even though the Supreme Court ruled. last month that the program was improperly terminated. By Astrid Galvan. 597 words. AP Photo. SENT.
AMN-INM USA-MIGRANT CHILDREN
HOUSTON – Legal advisory groups sue the US government to try to prevent the expulsion of children who have been detained in hotels by federal authorities, supported by an emergency declaration for the coronavirus. The owners of the Hampton Inn & Suites hotel in McAllen, Texas said Friday night that they ended reservations for rooms used to detain minors. By Nomaan Merchant. 729 words. AP Photo. SENT.
ORLANDO – Universal announces that it will not host a Halloween celebration at Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood in order to focus on operating its theme parks for daytime visitors attached to the pandemic’s restrictions. 237 words. AP Photo. SENT.
KHABAROVSK, Russia – Tens of thousands of people march through the Russian city of Khabarovsk on the Chinese border to protest the arrest of the regional governor on murder charges, continuing a two-week wave of protests that has challenged the Kremlin. By YULIA Khorovenkova and Vladimir Isachenkov. 420 words. AP Photo. SENT.
STOCKHOLM – The Church of Sweden has for the first time more women than men as priests, indicating great strides towards gender equality since women were first allowed to be ordained in 1960. By David Keyton. 351 words. AP Photo. SENT.
DOHA – Former Barcelona midfielder and Spanish national team player Xavi Hernández has tested positive for COVID-19. Xavi, 40, currently the coach of the Qatari club Al-Sadd, said he was given the test according to local league protocol and the most recent revealed that he had contracted the disease. 151 words. AP Photo. SENT.
DEP-TEN OPEN AUSTRALIA-PREPARATION
WITHOUT PROVENANCE – Organizers of the Australian Open have drawn up a plan to host the 2021 version of the tournament with security measures and fewer spectators. By Dennis Passa. 479 words. AP Photos. SENT.
DEP-BEI NACIONALES-BARRERA SUSPENSION
WASHINGTON – Receiver Tres Barrera of the Washington Nationals is suspended for 80 games, testing positive for an anabolic steroid. By Howard Fendrich. AP Photo. 330 words. AP Photo. SENT.
SHOWS AND CULTURE
ESP-MUS FLEETWOOD MAC-DECESO
LONDON – Peter Green, the skilled blues guitarist who directed Fleetwood Mac’s first incarnation in a career shortened by psychedelic drugs and mental illness, passes away at the age of 73. Green left his mark as a composer of “Black Magic Woman”, which was a later success with Carlos Santana. He also composed “Albatross” and songs like “Oh Well”. By Robert Barr and Danica Kirka. AP Photo. 376 words. SENT.
SAO PAULO – With galleries and museums closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the owner of an art gallery in Brazil decided to adapt the culture of drive-in cinema to the visual arts and opened an exhibition to be seen from the car in Sao Paulo. The works of art are 18 panels that measure 10 meters wide by 5 meters high in a huge nave that used to house a metallurgical business. By Tatiana Pollastri and Daniel Carvalho. 387 words. AP Photo. SENT.
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