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People wear face masks to protect against the spread of the new coronavirus as they walk along a street in Beijing, Thursday, April 23, 2020. China says Australian calls for an independent investigation into the cause of the coronavirus outbreak are politically motivated and unhelpful in dealing with the global pandemic. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

The Latest: Sharp Corp holding lottery for popular masks

Apr. 24, 2020 12:50 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — China reports no new deaths for ninth straight day —...

Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa mosque compound is seen deserted as it remains shut to prevent the spread of coronavirus ahead of the Islamic holy month or Ramadan in Jerusalem, Thursday, April 23, 2020. AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

UN envoy: Israeli annexation can destroy Mideast peace hopes

Apr. 23, 2020 6:38 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Mideast envoy warned Thursday that Israeli moves to annex parts of the West Bank and accelerate settlement expansion, combined with the coronavirus pandemic’s devastating impact, could ignite Israeli-Palestinian conflict and “destroy any hope of peace.”...