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Health officials disinfect an area around a hospital after one of the hospital's patients tested positive for the new coronavirus in Gwangju, South Korea, Wednesday, July 1, 2020. South Korea is considering including religious facilities on the same list with nightclubs, hostess bars and karaoke rooms as

The Latest: South Korea worries as virus resurgence spreads

Jul. 1, 2020 10:41 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea says it has confirmed 54 more COVID-19 cases as the coronavirus continues to spread beyond the capital region and reach cities like Gwangju, which has shut schools and tightened social restrictions after dozens fell sick this week. The figures reported Thursday brought the...

FILE- In this Thursday, June 25, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn after arriving on Marine One at the White House in Washington. The president's brother Robert Trump has filed a second court action seeking to halt publication of a tell-all book by the president's niece, after his first bid was rejected by a New York City judge. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Trump's brother asks another court to halt niece's book

Jun. 27, 2020 6:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's brother has asked another court to halt publication of a tell-all book by the president's niece, after his first bid was rejected by a New York City judge. Robert Trump's lawyers say the niece, Mary Trump, signed a legal settlement with several Trump family members nearly two...

President Donald Trump waves as he arrives on Air Force One at Austin Straubel International Airport in Green Bay, Wis., Thursday, June 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

NYC judge rejects Trump family effort to halt tell-all book

Jun. 25, 2020 7:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A New York City judge on Thursday dismissed a claim by Donald Trump’s brother that sought to halt the publication of a tell-all book by the president’s niece, saying the court lacked jurisdiction in the case. Surrogates Court Judge Peter Kelly said the claims were not...

New York City judge dismisses effort by Trump family to halt publication of relative's tell-all book

Jun. 25, 2020 3:09 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — New York City judge dismisses effort by Trump family to halt publication of relative's tell-all book.
President Donald Trump arrives to speak to a group of young Republicans at Dream City Church, Tuesday, June 23, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump's brother seeks to halt family tell-all book

Jun. 23, 2020 8:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s brother is asking a New York City judge to prevent the president’s niece from publishing a tell-all book, which is expected to be released later this month. In court papers, Robert Trump’s lawyers argue that Mary Trump and others had signed a...

Trump’s brother asks New York City court to halt president’s niece from publishing tell-all book

Jun. 23, 2020 6:56 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump’s brother asks New York City court to halt president’s niece from publishing tell-all book.
A young boy walks past a painting depicting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during a Juneteenth celebration in Los Angeles. Friday, June 19, 2020. Juneteenth marks the day in 1865 when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, to take control of the state and ensure all enslaved people be freed, more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Juneteenth takes on new meaning amid push for racial justice

Jun. 19, 2020 10:34 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Protesters marched over the Brooklyn Bridge, chanted “We want justice now!” near St. Louis' Gateway Arch, stopped work at West Coast ports and paused for a moment of silence at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, as Americans marked Juneteenth with new urgency...

Alondra Cano, a City Council member, speaks during

Some Minneapolis activists doubt disbanding police will work

Jun. 8, 2020 7:01 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — George Floyd’s death was the breaking point for some Minneapolis civic leaders, who now say the only way to fix the city’s embattled police department is to take it apart. But it’s not clear how they would do that, and groups that have spent years shining a light on...

FILE  - In this Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 file photo, Real Madrid's Isco, right, duels for the ball with Manchester City's Kyle Walker during the Champions League, round of 16, first leg soccer match between Real Madrid and Manchester City at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain. Manchester City’s appeal against a two-year ban from European soccer will be heard over three days in June. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it has set aside June 8-10 for the case. It is unclear if a hearing will be held in person at the court or by video link. No timetable was set for a verdict but a ruling is needed before English teams enter next season’s Champions League draw. Man City was banned by UEFA in February for “serious breaches” of financial monitoring rules and failing to cooperate with investigators. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)

Cloak of secrecy for Man City's court challenge to UEFA ban

Jun. 6, 2020 1:12 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — A rare level of secrecy cloaks the court case opening Monday to decide if Manchester City will stay banned from European competition for two seasons. The Court of Arbitration for Sport has scheduled three days at an undisclosed location for an appeal hearing by video conference link...

German farmer jailed for drowning wife in liquid manure

May. 20, 2020 10:52 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A 55-year-old farmer in Germany has been convicted of drowning his wife in liquid manure in 2018, after a court dismissed his claim that she fell into a slurry pit by accident. German news agency dpa reported that the Augsburg regional court on Wednesday sentenced the defendant to...