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Bollywood mourns loss of two of its most versatile actors

Two of India’s most beloved movie stars, Irrfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor, died within a day of each other this week

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

China-Australia rift deepens over calls for virus inquiry

China’s warning of trade repercussions from Australia’s campaign for an independent inquiry into the coronavirus has rattled Australian business leaders as President Donald Trump’s administration urges other governments to back such a probe

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Lives Lost: Virus silences angelic voice of WWII evacuee

After Allied bombs laid waste to Vienna, Hannelore Cruz traveled to Portugal as a refugee from hunger, cold and postwar deprivation

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

China sends survey team to Everest after season canceled

China sent scientists to climb Mount Everest while the world’s highest peak is empty of commercial climbers because of the coronavirus pandemic

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Key West to skip Hemingway Look-Alike Contest this year

Organizers say the coronavirus has forced the cancellation of the 40th annual Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

The Latest: Nearly 2,000 cases in India, another daily high

India has registered another daily high in coronavirus cases, with nearly 2,000 recorded in the past 24 hours

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Socked by virus, comic book industry tries to draw next page

The comic book shop has long been a wall-to-wall repository for tales of world-threatening cataclysms and doomsday dystopias but it has never before been drawn into a fight for survival like the coronavirus pandemic

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Easing of lockdown begs the question: Who's family in Italy?

When Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte said the government would relax some parts of a nationwide coronavirus lockdown, residents entering an eighth week of home confinement dove for their dictionaries

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Australian police fatally shoot man after stabbings at mall

An Australian state leader says police shot dead a man who stabbed and slashed several people at a shopping mall

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Asian shares fall after Wall St slips on grim economic news

Shares have dropped in Asia after Wall Street ended its best month in 33 years with losses on fresh news of economic carnage from the coronavirus pandemic

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

COVID-19 survivor urges: 'To all of you: continue to fight'

Survival is the key part, yet recovery is hard enough, too, for those stricken by the coronavirus

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Egypt’s dynasty of big cat trainers takes the show home

A third-generation Egyptian lion trainer is preparing for the next show with his big cats at his Cairo apartment

DATE: May 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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