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Italy sees biggest day-to-day rise in coronavirus deaths

Italy sees biggest day-to-day rise in coronavirus deaths

ROME — Italy has recorded its highest day-to-day-rise in the number of deaths of people infected with the new coronavirus.
Filthy lucre: Paper money shunned for fear of virus spread

Filthy lucre: Paper money shunned for fear of virus spread

NEW YORK — In a world suffering a pandemic, cash is no longer king.
Johnny Depp's libel case against UK tabloid stalled by virus

Johnny Depp's libel case against UK tabloid stalled by virus

LONDON — Johnny Depp’s libel suit against British tabloid The Sun was put on hold Friday as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Income tax filing deadline moved to July 15 from April 15

Income tax filing deadline moved to July 15 from April 15

WASHINGTON — The income tax filing date has been pushed back from April 15, to July 15, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.
Dutch court convicts tram shooter of deadly terror attack

Dutch court convicts tram shooter of deadly terror attack

A Dutch court convicted a radicalized Muslim man Friday of murder with a terrorist motive and sentenced him to life imprisonment for opening fire on a tram and killing four people last year.
Brazil's Bolsonaro strives to regain leadership amid virus

Brazil's Bolsonaro strives to regain leadership amid virus

RIO DE JANEIRO — After questioning the seriousness of COVID-19, defying his own health ministry's recommendations and denouncing a “certain hysteria,” Brazil's president is now projecting himself as leading the nation's response to the coronavirus cr
India hangs 4 men convicted for fatal New Delhi gang rape

India hangs 4 men convicted for fatal New Delhi gang rape

NEW DELHI — Four convicts were hanged Friday for the 2012 gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student on a moving bus in New Delhi.
Grammy-winning artist Lecrae distributes wash stations

Grammy-winning artist Lecrae distributes wash stations

ATLANTA — Grammy-winning hip hop recording artist Lecrae joined forces with non-profit organization Thursday to assemble and distribute portable hand-washing stations throughout Atlanta in areas with a high density of homeless people.
2 Americans imprisoned in Iran, Lebanon released

2 Americans imprisoned in Iran, Lebanon released

WASHINGTON — An American jailed for months in Lebanon was released from custody Thursday, while a Navy veteran was granted medical furlough from an Iran prison as the country struggles to curb the spread of coronavirus, U.S. officials said.
Iran furloughs imprisoned US Navy vet amid virus concerns

Iran furloughs imprisoned US Navy vet amid virus concerns

WASHINGTON — Iran has granted a medical furlough to a U.S. Navy veteran who has been imprisoned in for more than a year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday.