Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Federal, International Updates

• US testing labs buckle as virus cases near 4M.
• Emigrants send dollars home to Mexico – and COVID warnings.
• China launches attempt to land on Mars.[…]

— Mayor of Portland, Oregon, tear gassed by federal agents.
— In the struggle against the coronavirus pandemic, populist leaders fare poorly.
— China launches attempt to land rover on Mars.[…]

• Trump scraps Florida part of GOP Convention.
• US agents blocked from arresting observers in Portland.
• China orders US to close Chengdu consulate.[…]

— China tells US to close consulate in Chengdu in growing spat;
— Column: Baseball gets its opening day, now a season looms.[…]

• Violent weekend in US cities as police and protesters clash.
• Anger, fear, and a fence that divides on Portland’s streets.
• Virus adds to deep despair felt by young Arabs.
• Flooding threat from Hanna on borderland.[…]

• Europe tourism restart falters as virus cases spike.
• Gold surges to record high amid jitters over pandemic recovery.[…]

• Experimental COVID-19 vaccine is put to its biggest test.
• 10,000 child deaths each month tied to virus-linked global hunger.
• Rep. John Lewis lies in state at US Capitol.[…]

@RepKenBuck: My constituents were peacefully voicing their support for police when a SUV drove through the crowd, nearly hitting them. All Americans should be able to exercise their #1A rights, free of violence. The person responsible must be brought to justice.[…]

• Russia behind spread of virus disinformation, say US officials.
• Muslim hajj begins without flocks of faithful.
• AG Barr, Democrats clash over protests.[…]

— U.S. officials: Russia behind spread of disinformation campaign.
— Early in the coronavirus pandemic, frantic doctors traded tips across oceans.[…]

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