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RUSSIA-POLITICS-NAVALNY Kremlin critic Navalny on flight from Russia to Germany in coma
OMSK, Russia (Reuters) – Gravely ailing Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was en path to Germany early on Saturday to obtain medical care after the opposition politician’s allies accused the Russian authorities of making an attempt to cease his evacuation.
SOUTHKOREA-CHINA South Korea, China maintain highest-degree talks since COVID-19 outbreak
SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea began talks with China’s high diplomat on Saturday, the primary go to by a excessive-degree Beijing official for the reason that new coronavirus emerged in China late final 12 months.
CALIFORNIA-WILDFIRE California governor calls wildfires ‘deadly moment,’ urges residents to flee
(Reuters) – Hundreds of wildfires burning throughout Central and Northern California which have already killed six folks greater than doubled in dimension on Friday, turning into among the largest in state historical past and threatening small cities within the path of the flames.
USA-STORMS Two storms head for U.S. Gulf in uncommon hurricane season occasion
(Reuters) – A pair of tropical cyclones forecast to grow to be hurricanes early subsequent week are headed for the U.S. Gulf Coast and can spin over the Gulf’s heat waters concurrently, a uncommon climate occasion that might trigger huge disruption as they make landfall.
USA-TIKTOK-TRUMP-EXCLUSIVE Exclusive: TikTok to problem U.S. order banning transactions with the video app
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – TikTok is getting ready to mount a authorized problem as early as Monday to President Donald Trump’s govt order prohibiting transactions with the favored quick video app and its Chinese dad or mum ByteDance, in accordance with folks conversant in the matter.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-DELTA-AIR-JOBS Delta, union in talks to keep away from furloughs after 1,806 pilots take early retirement
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Delta Air Lines and the union representing its pilots stated on Friday they continue to be in talks to keep away from furloughs after 1,806 pilots agreed to early retirement applications, with the airline pointing to the outlook for a pandemic restoration as key to its last determination.
USA-EDUCATION-CHEATING Lori Loughlin apologizes for school rip-off as actress, husband get jail sentences
BOSTON (Reuters) – (*6*) actress Lori Loughlin and her clothier husband Mossimo Giannulli had been sentenced on Friday to respective jail phrases of two months and 5 months for taking part in an enormous U.S. faculty admissions fraud scheme.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-THEATERS-TENET Closely watched ‘Tenet’ earns vital reward as U.S. cinemas reopen
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Director Christopher Nolan’s new thriller “Tenet” obtained heat critiques on Friday as U.S. cinema chains reopened with business-large security measures aimed toward reassuring audiences throughout a pandemic.
FOOTBALL-NFL-DET-DEN-EMPTY-STADIUMS Broncos, Lions enjoying early video games with out followers The Denver Broncos will play their house opener and the Detroit Lions will play their first two house video games with out spectators because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the groups introduced Friday.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-BASEBALL-NYM Yankees-Mets sequence postponed as a consequence of optimistic COVID-19 exams This weekend’s three-recreation sequence between the visiting New York Yankees and crosstown rivals New York Mets has been postponed as a consequence of two optimistic exams for COVID-19, Major League Baseball stated on Friday.
HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS/JAPAN-COFFINS (PIX) (TV)
Tokyo occasion organizer permits members to scream out virus anxiousness in coffin horror present
An occasion organizer in Tokyo has organized a horror present the place members lie in a coffin with a glass defend whereas being scared by ghost characters. They can scream to their coronary heart’s content material to launch some stress amid the anxiousness of the coronavirus.
22 Aug 03:00 ET / 07:00 GMT
POLITICS / INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
Congressional Democrats plan vote on U.S. Postal Service
Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives take into account laws prohibiting adjustments to Postal Service.
22 Aug 11:00 ET / 15:00 GMT