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Russia says virus cases under 9,000 for first time since May 1

World May 18, 2020

Russia says virus cases under 9,000 for first time since May 1

Russia said Monday under 9,000 new coronavirus cases had been recorded for the first time since early May as anti-virus restrictions ease and officials say the situation is stabilizing. Health officials reported 8,926 new infections in the last 24 hours, bringing the country's total to ...

China sees post-lockdown rise in air pollution

Asia Pacific May 18, 2020

China sees post-lockdown rise in air pollution

Some air pollutants in China have risen back to above last year's levels after dropping when the government imposed strict lockdown measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study published Monday. The rebound was likely due to industrial activity, the researchers said, adding ...

World May 18, 2020

U.S. immigration agency raises fees and seeks aid as virus hits revenue

The U.S. government agency that processes citizenship applications and work visas is running out of money because of the COVID-19 pandemic and says it needs to raise its fees and receive emergency funding from Congress to stay afloat. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is typically ...

Praise and pushups for Brazil's embattled Bolsonaro

World May 18, 2020

Praise and pushups for Brazil's embattled Bolsonaro

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro greeted hundreds of supporters — and joined some in a series of pushups — who gathered before the presidential offices Sunday to back his open-the-economy drive even as the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the country. Demonstrators in Brasilia and Sao Paulo ...

Sunwolves aiming to compete in Australia in July

Rugby May 18, 2020

Sunwolves aiming to compete in Australia in July

Japan's Sunwolves are aiming to participate in a tournament between Super Rugby teams in Australia that is scheduled to start in July. The Sunwolves' final season in Super Rugby was cut short in March, when the new coronavirus pandemic forced the suspension of the competition ...

Two drown at home of former MLB star Carl Crawford

Baseball / MLB May 18, 2020

Two drown at home of former MLB star Carl Crawford

A 5-year-old boy and a woman drowned in the backyard pool of former Los Angeles Dodgers player Carl Crawford's Houston home, according to reports. Houston police were called about 2:40 p.m. Saturday for a reported drowning at a north Houston home that property and business ...

Jim Kelly says 2020 is Bills' year in AFC East

More Sports / Football May 18, 2020

Jim Kelly says 2020 is Bills' year in AFC East

The Buffalo Bills haven't won the AFC East title since 1995, but the quarterback of that team predicts things will change in 2020. Football Hall of Famer Jim Kelly said in an interview on CBS Sports radio that he expects the Bills to end the ...

Sam Allardyce urges clubs to respect players' health concerns

Soccer May 18, 2020

Sam Allardyce urges clubs to respect players' health concerns

Premier League clubs must reassure players there will be no repercussions if they are unwilling to risk their health by returning to action during the COVID-19 pandemic, former England manager Sam Allardyce has said. Several players have expressed concerns about the league's plans to resume ...

Donald Trump says 'normal' for golf means big crowds, no masks

More Sports / Golf May 18, 2020

Donald Trump says 'normal' for golf means big crowds, no masks

President Donald Trump’s idea of golf getting back to normal is having thousands of fans who aren’t wearing masks in attendance and "practically standing on top of each other.” Trump joined the NBC broadcast Sunday of "TaylorMade Driving Relief,” a Skins game involving Rory McIlroy ...

Buffalo's Ed Oliver charged with drunken driving in Texas

Football May 18, 2020

Buffalo's Ed Oliver charged with drunken driving in Texas

Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Ed Oliver was arrested during a traffic stop in the Houston area and charged with drunken driving and illegally carrying a handgun, authorities said. Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies pulled Oliver over Saturday after receiving reports around 9 p.m. of someone driving ...