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'Tightening The Screws': Belarus' Lukashenko Shows No Sign Of Bending To Protests

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| The Belarusian president appears to regain the upper hand after mass demonstrations against his reelection in a vote that's been criticized by the U.S. and the European Union.

Reviving Air Travel And Florida Tourism

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Florida's governor wants the traveling public to start traveling again. He wants the public to know that air travel is safe during the coronavirus pandemic and hopes tourists will soon return.

Hurricane Laura Losses Include 10 Deaths, Up To $12 Billion

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Laura is blamed for at least 10 deaths, and it's estimated to have caused anywhere from $4 billion to $12 billion in damages. But officials and experts say the price tag could have been far worse.

Kenosha Shooting Suspect Charged With Six Criminal Counts, Including Homicide

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Illinois teenager Kyle Rittenhouse is facing five felony charges and one misdemeanor charge in connection with a shooting in Kenosha, Wis., that left two protesters dead and another injured.

FEMA Assesses Hurricane Damage, Taking COVID-19 Precautions

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The agency says Hurricane Laura was less catastrophic than predicted but still remains a threat. Wearing masks and maintaining physical distance, first responders are now on the ground.

As Coronavirus Infections Rise, Masks In Paris Become Mandatory In All Public Places

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"We are in a period of epidemic growth," Prime Minister Jean Castex said. "We want to do everything to avoid a new lockdown." The order goes into effect Friday.

4 Dead In Louisiana From Hurricane Laura, Governor Says

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All of the deaths that are blamed on the Category 4 storm were attributed to powerful winds, far from the shore.

Southeast Texas Was Spared The Brunt Of Hurricane Laura. Now The Cleanup Begins

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Heavy winds knocked down trees and some homes lost power. But many residents around Port Arthur are breathing a sigh of relief after the storm passed without causing major damage to the area.

Peaceful Protests In Kenosha, Wis., As Demonstrators Remember Shooting Victims

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The shootings of the three protesters appeared to change the tenor of demonstrations on Wednesday night. The protests had turned violent a night earlier when a gunman killed two people.