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Starbucks Changing Rules for CustomersFace masks soon will no longer be up for debate at Starbucks. The company said Thursday that customers who come inside will be required to cover their faces as of July 15, in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The rule will apply at all company-owned locations,...
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FILE - In this June 28, 2020 file photo, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner speaks in Houston. Houston officials have canceled the Texas GOP's in-person convention. They say the spread of the coronavirus made it impossible to hold the event as scheduled. Mayor Turner said Wednesday, July 8, 2020, that the city's lawyers exercised provisions in the contract that the Texas Republican Party signed to rent the downtown convention center for a three-day event to have started July 16. Virus cases have surged in Texas, particularly in the state's largest cities. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip File)
Judge refuses to order Houston to allow Texas GOP conventionA state judge declined on Thursday to reverse Houston’s decision to cancel the Texas Republican convention’s in-person events due to the coronavirus pandemic
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Son says dad was killed asking for directions in CaliforniaThe son of a San Francisco Bay Area doctor who was shot to death during an off-roading trip says his father was killed after he stopped to ask a man for directions
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FILE - In this April 22, 2020, file photo, Dr. P.J. Parmar heads to the parking lot of his clinic in Aurora, Colo., to see a patient. The Aurora Police Department, where officers were fired after re-enacting the chokehold death of a young Black man, is under scrutiny again after video emerged of an officer pulling a gun on Parmar, trying to park at the refugee center he operates. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert, File)
Video shows officer point gun at doctor on his own propertyA Colorado police department where officers were fired after re-enacting the chokehold death of a young Black man is under scrutiny again after video emerged of an officer pulling a gun on a doctor trying to park at a refugee center he operates
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Retired nurse Feridia Rojas wearing a cardboard box as a protective measure against the spread of the new coronavirus, stops in for a friendly visit with the family doctor, in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, July 8, 2020. The 82-year-old pensioner shuffles through the streets of Havana on shopping excursions wearing the cardboard box, with a handwritten message that reads in Spanish, "I'm home, and you?" (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
UN says Latin America and Caribbean are COVID-19 `hot spot'The United Nations secretary-general says Latin America and the Caribbean have become “a hot spot” for the COVID-19 pandemic
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Man charged in death of Indiana teen last seen in 1986A man has been charged with manslaughter in the death of an Indiana teenager who was last seen in 1986
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President Donald Trump and Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador arrive for an event in the Rose Garden at the White House, Wednesday, July 8, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Mexican president's US visit cordial, lacking in substancePresident Andrés Manuel López Obrador's first encounter with U.S. President Donald Trump successfully distracted from multiple crises at home but produced few tangible results
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Florida Sets Record for COVID Deaths in 1 DayThe number of COVID-19 hospitalizations had been increasing steadily for weeks in Florida, so health experts were pretty sure what was coming. The state set a record Thursday when 120 people died of the disease, the Hill reports. "There are the denialists who say these people are younger ... and all...
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FILE - This March 11, 2019 file photo, shows the north entrance of the Trump International in Washington. Financial records related to President Donald Trump’s Washington hotel can be kept on hold, a federal appeals court said Thursday, July 9, 2020, while Trump asks the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal in a lawsuit that accuses him of illegally profiting off the presidency. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally, File)
Appeals court pauses lawsuit over Trump hotel profitsA federal appeals court says subpoenas seeking financial records related to President Donald Trump’s Washington hotel can be kept on hold while Trump asks the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal in a lawsuit that accuses him of illegally profiting off the presidency
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City Leaves a Message at Trump TowerEach of New York City's five boroughs is to have a Black Lives Matter mural. Those aren't empty words, Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a tweet , "We’re committed to the meaning of the message." And the Manhattan mural wasn't placed just anywhere: It's on Fifth Avenue in front of...
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Sheriff: Detective claimed $15,000 for unworked shiftsAuthorities say a Florida detective has been arrested for claiming more than $15,000 in pay for shifts he didn’t work
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 9, 1984, file photo, President Ronald Reagan addresses a ceremony in Baltimore, to unveil a statue of Christopher Columbus. Pieces of the Christopher Columbus statue were retrieved from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor on Monday, July 6, 2020. WJZ-TV reports the recovery comes two days after protesters pulled down the figure from the Little Italy neighborhood and threw it into the harbor.(AP Photo/Lana Harris, File)
Baltimore mayor: Columbus statue vandals will face justiceThe mayor of Baltimore says those who recently toppled a statue of Christopher Columbus and rolled it into the city's Inner Harbor will face justice
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