04 June 2020


Floyd memorials will retrace life, push for justice in death (4)
June 4, 2020 HOUSTON (AP) - The memorial services to honor George Floyd are extraordinary: three cities over six days, with a chance for mourners to pay their respects in the communities where he was born, grew up, and died. But so are the circumstances surrounding them: Since his May 25 death in Minneapolis, Floyd's name has been chanted by hundreds of thousands of people and empowered a movement.
WHO resumes trials on controversial drug as Italy reopens (2)
Published June 4, 2020, 5:32 AM By Agence France-Presse The World Health Organization on Wednesday said it would resume using a controversial drug in coronavirus trials, while Italy led European nations reopening borders even as the pandemic carved its deadly path through Latin America. Monaco and other the European countries are cautiously emerging from coronavirus lockdown (AFP Photo/VALERY HACHE)
Virus forges rare accord among bitter Venezuelan rivals (5)
June 4, 2020 CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - President Nicolás Maduro and Venezuela's opposition, led by Juan Guaidó, have agreed to a measures for battling the new coronavirus to be overseen by international health workers, a first step toward cooperation between bitter political rivals for the benefit of the country. While focused narrowly on the pandemic response, experts said Wednesday the
Cristobal could approach U.S. Gulf Coast as hurricane (2)
Courtney Spamer, AccuWeather & UPI Staff June 3 (UPI) -- Tropical Storm Cristobal, the third named tropical system of the Atlantic hurricane season, made landfall in southeastern Mexico early Wednesday and is forecast to continue lashing the country and parts of Central America with heavy rain and gusty winds into the end of the week. Landfall occurred around 8:30 a.m.
Post-coronavirus discounting of air fares poses further threat to profit, says IATA (1)
A Wizz Air Airbus A321 flies over the oldest Hungarian bridge, the 'Lanchid' (Chain Bridge) of Danube River in Budapest . (File photo: AFP) Reuters, Paris Thursday 04 June 2020 Airlines cut domestic fares by an average 23 per cent last month as traffic picked up from April lows, global industry body IATA said on Wednesday, warning that post-coronavirus discounting posed a further threat to profitability.
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