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A man wearing a face mask walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index in Hong Kong, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Asian shares fell Tuesday as skepticism set in about the recent upbeat mood on global markets, as newly confirmed coronavirus cases rose in the U.S., Brazil and parts of Japan. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Wall Street rebounds after yet another yo-yo day of trading

Jul. 14, 2020 4:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street rebounded on Tuesday, and the S&P 500 more than made up all its losses from the day before, after stocks pinballed through another day of erratic trading. The S&P 500 climbed 1.3%, led by energy producers and other companies whose profits would benefit greatly from a...

4 more states added to NY, NJ, CT virus quarantine list

Jul. 14, 2020 4:33 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced four more states are on New York, New Jersey and Connecticut's quarantine list on Tuesday as governors there sought to contain the spread of COVID-19 from regions of the country where infection rates are growing. The addition of Minnesota, New...

A masked man rides on an escalator in a mall in Johannesburg, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. The government has ruled it compulsory for people to wear face coverings in a bid to control the spread of COVID-19 as the country heads towards its coronavirus peak. (AP Photo Denis Farrell)

The Latest: South Africa exceeds UK in confirmed virus cases

Jul. 14, 2020 4:28 PM EDT

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa has surpassed the UK in its number of confirmed coronavirus cases. That’s according to a health ministry statement and data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. South Africa now has the world’s eighth highest number of confirmed cases with 298,292. President...

Kings' Barnes isn't at NBA restart, says he has coronavirus

Jul. 14, 2020 3:48 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Harrison Barnes of the Sacramento Kings became the latest NBA player to reveal that he has coronavirus, making the announcement Tuesday and saying he has hopes to join his team at the league’s restart later this summer. Barnes is the only player who has started all 64...

Minnesota health officials question New York quarantine list

Jul. 14, 2020 3:24 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota health officials are questioning why the state was added to New York’s quarantine list. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo added Minnesota and three other states — New Mexico, Ohio and Wisconsin — on Tuesday as he tries to contain the spread of the coronavirus...

FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2019, file photo, a worker looks up underneath a Boeing 737 MAX jet, in Renton, Wash.   The company reported Tuesday, July 14, 2020,  it sold one plane last month, a cargo jet bought by FedEx. Meanwhile, customers were canceling orders for 60 of the grounded 737 Max jets, and Boeing is dropping orders for 123 other planes from its backlog because it's not sure the deals will go through. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Boeing sold 1 plane last month amid pandemic, Max grounding

Jul. 14, 2020 3:24 PM EDT

Boeing reported Tuesday that customers canceled orders for 60 of its grounded 737 Max jets in June, and the aircraft maker removed another 123 planes from its backlog because of doubts that the deals will be completed. The slump in aircraft sales extends across the Atlantic. European rival Airbus reported no new...

35 businesses want Confederate bust out of Tennessee Capitol

Jul. 14, 2020 2:59 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — About three dozen prominent businesses with a Tennessee footprint are calling for the bust of a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader to be removed from the state Capitol. In a letter Monday to Republican Gov. Bill Lee, companies ranging from FedEx to Volkswagen urge...

Helge Braun Head of Federal Chancellery and German Minister for Special Task answered questions during an interview with the Associated Press at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Helge Braun, says Germany has managed to flatten the curve of new coronavirus infections to three per 100,000 inhabitants a week, a very low rate by international comparison, and that the country can avoid a 'second wave' of infections in the fall if citizens keep following rules on social distancing, wearing masks and, if necessary, quarantining in areas that experience spikes in new cases. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

Germany eyes local travel bans to prevent 2nd virus wave

Jul. 14, 2020 2:42 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The government official overseeing Germany's pandemic response expressed confidence Tuesday that his country can avoid a second big wave of coronavirus cases if people respect rules such as social distancing and wearing masks, but also floated the idea of local quarantines to curb fresh...

FILE - In this April 21, 2020, file photo, a lone person works at the Delta airlines check-in desk at McCarran International airport in Las Vegas. Delta Air Lines says it lost $5.7 billion in the second quarter, as the coronavirus pandemic caused air travel to collapse. The company reported financial results on Tuesday, July 14.  A hoped-for travel recovery that began slowly in mid-April has been delayed by a resurgence in infections, especially in the South and West. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

“Growth has stalled": Surge in US infections hits Delta

Jul. 14, 2020 12:38 PM EDT

Delta Air Lines lost $5.7 billion during a brutal three-month stretch in which the coronavirus pandemic brought travel to a near standstill, and any hoped-for recovery has been smothered by a resurgence of infected Americans. “Growth has stalled,” Delta CEO Ed Bastian said. “It was growing at...

Hungarian municipalities allowed to limit short-term rentals

Jul. 14, 2020 10:32 AM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s parliament approved legislation on Tuesday giving the country’s municipalities the right to set limits on short-term housing rentals in their jurisdictions. The amendments were approved in a near-unanimous vote and say local authorities will be allowed, but...