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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2019, file photo, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt speaks in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. Schmitt on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, filed a lawsuit against the Chinese government, the Community Party of China and others, alleging that the hiding of information and other actions at the outset of the coronavirus outbreak led to loss of life and significant economic damage in Missouri. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
April 22, 2020 - 6:06 am
BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday slammed a lawsuit brought against it by the U.S. state of Missouri over the coronavirus pandemic as “very absurd." Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said the legal action has “no factual and legal basis at all" and repeated China's defense of its response to...
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FILE - In this May 12, 2019 file photo, Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton, left, of Britain leads the field after the start of the Spanish Formula One race at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, just outside Barcelona, Spain. Joan Fontsere, the general manager of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, says Formula One organizers are open to renegotiating hosting fees for races that may take place without fans this season because of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Joan Monfort, File)
April 22, 2020 - 6:00 am
MADRID (AP) — Formula One organizers are open to renegotiating hosting fees for races that may take place without fans this season because of the coronavirus pandemic, the general manager of the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya said. Joan Fontseré told The Associated Press that Liberty Media is “...
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Patrick Tellier, Frioul's only nurse, points to the ancient quarantine port on the Pomegues island meant for sailors arriving to Marseille on a 19th century map of Frioul hanging on the site of the ancient quarantine hospital of Caroline, southern France, Tuesday, April 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)
April 22, 2020 - 2:32 am
FRIOUL ARCHIPELAGO, France (AP) — On France's Frioul archipelago, there's an eerie sense that history is repeating itself. The Mediterranean islands 4 kilometers (2 miles) off the teeming southern port city of Marseille served as a quarantine center during deadly epidemics in centuries past,...
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In this photo taken on Friday, April 17, 2020, Milwaukee Brewers minor league baseball player Andre Nnebe swings during an informal workout at Willie Stargell Field in Alameda, Calif. Nnebe and thousands more players are trying any way they can to stay ready amidst the uncertainty of whether there will even be a baseball season, let alone anything for the game's lower levels. They are trying to prepare while social distancing from six feet apart and without drawing a crowd as California is under a shelter-in-place order. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
April 22, 2020 - 2:11 am
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Andre Nnebe hollers over the breeze coming off the bay behind home plate and announces to the group, “First pitch, 2:10!” The Milwaukee Brewers minor leaguer thanks college catcher Eamonn Lance for showing up because now there can be live batting practice, something Nnebe...
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FILE - In this June 11, 1997 file photo, Chicago Bulls Scottie Pippen, right, embraces an exhausted Michael Jordan following their win in Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Utah Jazz, in Salt Lake City. The flu-like illness Jordan fought through to lead the Bulls to a crucial victory in the 1997 NBA Finals created instant fodder for the virtue of perseverance. Pushing past boundaries, overcoming obstacles and adversity — that is part of the ethos of major competitive sports. That is how elite athletes become wired to win. (AP Photo/Jack Smith, File)
April 22, 2020 - 2:09 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The flu-like illness Michael Jordan fought through to lead the Chicago Bulls to a crucial victory in the 1997 NBA Finals created instant fodder for the virtue of perseverance. Pushing past boundaries, overcoming obstacles and adversity — that is part of the ethos of major...
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FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2019, file photo, Denis Kudla, of the United States, returns a shot to Dusan Lajovic, of Serbia, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis championships in New York. Some professional tennis players and coaches are having a hard time financially right now because of the coronavirus pandemic. Unlike their counterparts in team sports, they do not have regular salaries. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier, File)
April 22, 2020 - 1:58 am
Like plenty of people from all walks of life, 26-year-old Mitchell Krueger wants to sign up for unemployment benefits to make up for income lost because of the coronavirus pandemic. No luck, so far: Over the past two weeks, the Dallas resident has spent hours hitting refresh on his iPad while...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 21, 2020, file photo, a child plays at the Olympic rings in front of the New National Stadium in Tokyo. A staff member of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee has tested positive for COVID-19, according to Tokyo organizers in a statement released on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
April 22, 2020 - 1:06 am
TOKYO (AP) — A staff member of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee has tested positive for COVID-19. Tokyo organizers issued a statement Wednesday saying it was a male employee in his 30s who worked at the headquarters building in a part of Tokyo known as Harumi. Organizers said he was in...
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In this Tuesday, April 21, 2020, photo, deserted banks of the Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges and Yamuna are seen during lockdown to control the spread of the coronavirus in Prayagraj, India. India’s extended lockdown to curb the coronavirus outbreak has shut down schools, workplaces, industries, transport, and forced people to stay home. It also led to an unexpected bonus in the country with six out of 10 of the world's most polluted cities: cleaner air. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
April 22, 2020 - 1:00 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s extended lockdown to curb the coronavirus outbreak has shut down schools, workplaces, industries, transport, and forced people to stay home. It also led to an unexpected bonus in the country with six out of 10 of the world's most polluted cities: cleaner air. “It is a hell...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2020, file photo, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp listens to a question from the press during a tour of a temporary hospital at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Kemp plans to have many of his state’s businesses up and running again as soon as Friday, April 24. (AP Photo/Ron Harris, Pool, File)
April 22, 2020 - 12:52 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Brian Kemp's call to reopen shuttered businesses in Georgia left many business owners wary and confused Tuesday as they considered how to protect themselves and their customers in a state where coronavirus deaths exceed 800 and confirmed infections have surpassed 20,000. Kemp’s...
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Oil tank train cars sit idle Tuesday, April 21, 2020, in East Chicago, Ind. The world is awash in oil, there's little demand for it and we're running out of places to put it. That in a nutshell explains this week's strange and unprecedented action in the market for crude oil futures contracts, where traders essentially offered to pay someone else to deal with the oil they were due to have delivered next month. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
April 22, 2020 - 12:03 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets fell further Wednesday as oil prices recovered some of their record-setting losses amid anxiety about the coronavirus pandemic's mounting economic damage. Benchmarks in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia retreated while Shanghai was little-changed after Wall...
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