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US coronavirus cases are the highest they've ever been — but the fall-winter surge is just beginning

A line for medical check-ups and coronavirus testing at St. John's Well Child and Family Center in Los Angeles, California, on July 29, 2020. Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images The US's weekly average of new coronavirus cases reached an all-time high this week: nearly 72,000 daily infections.  The nation reported its highest-ever daily tally, nearly 84,000 cases, on Friday. The US has recorded more coronavirus cases this fall than during the entire spring outbreak. Public-health...
Tags: Europe, UK, New York, Science, News, France, Germany, US, Los Angeles, Trends, United States, Anthony Fauci, Cnbc, Emmanuel Macron, Harvard Medical School, Los Angeles California


Dow climbs 139 points, Nasdaq soars as tech giants rally ahead of earnings

Reuters / Brendan McDermid US equities climbed higher on Thursday as rallying tech stocks and encouraging economic data reversed some of Wednesday's plunge.Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Alphabet led gains ahead of the companies' third-quarter reports.US GDP grew at a record 33.1% annualized rate in the third quarter, the Commerce Department said Thursday. The reading exceeded the 32% estimate from economists surveyed by Bloomberg.Weekly jobless claims fell to 751,000 in the week that ended ...
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Terror in France reignites a national debate on the right to offend

For the second time in as many weeks, France is reeling from the devastation of a brutal knife attack that authorities are ascribing to an Islamist terrorist.
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French prosecutor: Nice killer of 3 got to France from Italy

A man armed with a knife attacked people inside a French church and killed three Thursday, prompting the government to raise its security alert to the maximum level hours before a nationwide coronavirus lockdown.
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Burger King France Is Inviting Trick-or-Treaters to Dress Up Their Cars for a Discount

While dressing up and making rounds in the neighborhood for candy may not be safe this year, Burger King France is encouraging customers to step on the gas and knock on their local drive-thru's door instead. As part of its Whoppeuuur Drive campaign, customers can deck out their wheels on Halloween and visit the restaurant...
Tags: France, Advertising, Food & Beverage, Burger King France, Whoppeuuur Drive


French prosecutor: Nice killer Tunisian, entered from Italy

France's anti-terrorism prosecutor says the man who killed three in a Nice church was a Tunisian who entered France from Italy.
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What reclosing Disneyland Paris could mean for Disneyland

The reclosure of Disneyland Paris as European countries head back into a lockdown to fight a second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic could have far-reaching impacts on Disneyland and other California theme parks still hoping to reopen under newly issued state guidelines. The Disneyland Paris resort will reclose on Friday, Oct. 30 in line with the latest direction from the French authorities, according to the park’s website. Sign up for our Park Life newsletter and find out what’s new and interesti...
Tags: Europe, Florida, California, France, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, United States, Paris, Belgium, Amusement Parks, Disneyland, Orange County, Disneyland Paris, Gavin Newsom


Disneyland Paris Closes Due to a Spike in Coronavirus Cases

Disneyland Paris is shutting its gates at the end of the day today. Faced with a second wave of coronavirus cases crashing across Europe, the government leaders of France and Germany have announced nationwide lockdowns in an attempt to stop the spread. Starting on Friday in France, schools and factories are the only places that will remain open, and Disneyland Paris is shutting down today. pic.twitter.com/A1S6dPj7ma — Disney Parks News (@DisneyParksNews) October 29, 2020 Restaurants, bars...
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Deadly knife attack at church puts France on edge

Do this math: USPS says it needs seven days to safely deliver ballots. We're five days out from November 3.
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'I'm so shocked': parishioners remember church warden killed in Nice attack – video

Parishioners of the Notre-Dame Basilica in Nice, where a woman was beheaded and two others were killed by a knife attacker on Thursday, have paid tribute to the victims. ‘I’m so shocked. I still imagine him, I still see him walking, lighting up the candles,’ said Laura Male, as she remembered the church wardenFrance will not give in to terror after Nice attack, Macron says Continue reading...
Tags: France, World news, Nice, Notre Dame Basilica, Macron, Laura Male


Attack suspect is deadly knife attack identified by French police

• Three killed in 'terrorist attack', mayor says • Deadly knife attack at church puts France on edge
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Coronavirus live news: West Yorkshire to move to toughest Covid restrictions; Greece brings in regional lockdowns

Greece to lock down Thessaloniki and two other regions; West Yorkshire moving into tier 3; French PM lays out details of new France lockdownWhite House taskforce warns of ‘unrelenting’ Covid spreadAngela Merkel heckled by German MPs over lockdownFrance: children aged six and over to wear masks in schoolTaiwan marks 200 days without domestic infectionLarge China outbreak linked to Xinjiang forced labour 6.29pm GMT Spain’s coronavirus tally climbed by a record 23,580 cases, bringing the the to...
Tags: Europe, Science, Greece, France, China, Germany, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, House, West Yorkshire, Merkel, Xinjiang


Macron says France 'will not give in to terror' after Nice attack – video

The French president, Emmanuel Macron, said on Thursday that he would step up the deployment of soldiers to protect places of worship and schools after a knife attack in Nice in which three people were killed. Speaking from the scene, a defiant Macron said France had been attacked ‘because of our values, our taste for freedom, the possibility there is here to believe freely’France will not give in to terror after Nice attack, Macron says Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, France, World news, Nice, Emmanuel Macron, Macron


France lockdown: 'It's hard to think we're once again stuck at home'

Students in France and Germany tell Radio 1 Newsbeat what it's like going back into a national lockdown.
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Moderna, BioNtech surge as COVID-19 vaccine development progresses amid virus spike

A photo illustration show a syringe. Argentina was selected to test a vaccine against COVID-19, it is estimated that the clinical phases will begin in August. Carol Smiljan/NurPhoto via Getty Images Moderna and BioNtech surged in Thursday trades amid updates on the development of a COVID-19 vaccine.Investor focus on a potential vaccine is heightened as daily COVID-19 cases spike across the US and in Europe.Moderna said it's "actively preparing for the launch" of its COVID-19 vaccine, while ...
Tags: Japan, France, Germany, US, Trends, Ubs, Argentina, Pfizer, Wall Street Journal, Takeda, Matthew Fox, Moderna, BioNtech, COVID, Moderna BioNTech, Carol Smiljan NurPhoto


Marc Forster Tapped to Helm Lionsgate’s White Bird: A Wonder Story

Marc Forster tapped to helm Lionsgate’s White Bird: A Wonder Story After producing the acclaimed 2017 adaptation of R.J. Palacio’s 2012 children’s novel, Lionsgate has announced it is developing an adaptation of the companion graphic novel White Bird: A Wonder Story and has tapped Golden Globe nominee Marc Forster (Christopher Robin) to direct the project. RELATED: Lionsgate Lands Victoria Mahoney to Helm Shadow Force PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB....
Tags: Movies, Lionsgate, France, Nazis, Paris, Click, Jacob Tremblay, Golden Globe, Palacio, Alex Young, Mark Bomback, Reneé Wolfe, Nathan Kahane, Movie News, David Hoberman, Mandeville Films


What Europe fears most about the US election

Europe, but particularly France and Germany, recognize that the future of the trans-Atlantic relationship, the very nature of the Atlantic alliance, could depend on the outcome of the US presidential election, writes David Andelman.
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What scares Europe about US election

Europe, but particularly France and Germany -- the two motor nations of the continent -- are holding their collective breath for the outcome of Tuesday's American presidential election. They recognize that the future of the trans-Atlantic relationship, the very nature of the Atlantic alliance, which has preserved the peace in Europe for three-quarters of a century, hangs in the balance.
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Opinion: What Europe fears most about the US election

Europe, but particularly France and Germany -- the two motor nations of the continent -- are holding their collective breath for the outcome of Tuesday's American presidential election. They recognize that the future of the trans-Atlantic relationship, the very nature of the Atlantic alliance, which has preserved the peace in Europe for three-quarters of a century, hangs in the balance.
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'Maybe we will reach the UK or maybe we will die in the sea,’ say asylum seekers

The loss of an Iranian family in the Channel has renewed calls for a legal route to the UKThe call came on Tuesday night in Iran. “A friend of mine in the UK, who had crossed the Channel a week ago, told me some people from Sardasht had died in the water,” says Hawkar Iran Nezhad. “Then he told me the names.”The latest of almost 300 asylum seekers to die crossing the Channel over the past two decades were his cousin Rasul Iran Nezhad, his wife, Shiva Mohammad Panahi, both 35, and their children:...
Tags: Europe, UK, France, UK News, World news, Iran, Immigration and asylum, Middle East and North Africa, Migration, Calais, Anita, Armin, Sardasht, Artin, Rasul Iran Nezhad, Shiva Mohammad Panahi


Coronavirus live news: Greece brings in regional lockdowns; Italy hits new daily case record

Greece to lock down Thessaloniki and two other regions; Italy registers 26,831 new infections; Oxford and Hull among new tier 2 areasWhite House taskforce warns of ‘unrelenting’ Covid spreadAngela Merkel heckled by German MPs over lockdownFrance: children aged six and over to wear masks in schoolTaiwan marks 200 days without domestic infectionLarge China outbreak linked to Xinjiang forced labour 5.20pm GMT Greece will impose regional lockdowns on its second-largest city of Thessaloniki and t...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Science, Greece, France, China, Germany, UK News, World news, Australia news, Cyprus, US news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Oxford


Nice attack: knife attacker kills three people at church in France – video report

France will not give in to terrorism, Emmanuel Macron has said in a call for firmness and unity after the country’s latest terrorist attack left three people dead.On Thursday morning, a man armed with a knife killed two women and a man at the Notre-Dame Basilica in the city centre of Nice on the Côte d’AzurKnife attacker in Nice kills three people Continue reading...
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France attack: Three killed in 'Islamist terrorist' stabbings

President Macron says France will not give up its values after the attack at the Notre-Dame basilica.
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Attacks in France put Islamist extremism back in spotlight

Many of the factors in the surge in violence of a few years ago have gone but some still remainThe “vision of horror” in Nice, as police described the scene of a fatal knife attack in a church on Thursday, is a serious challenge for Emmanuel Macron. The French president has promised a crackdown on Islamist extremism, including shutting down mosques and other organisations accused of fomenting radicalism and violence, and said France was engaged in an existential battle against radical Islamic id...
Tags: Europe, France, Saudi Arabia, World news, Paris, Islam, Avignon, Charlie Hebdo, Emmanuel Macron, Muhammad, Gérald Darmanin


'We will not give in,' Macron says after visiting scene of deadly attack in France

• Three killed in 'terrorist attack', mayor says • Attack occurred at a church in the center of Nice • In photos: Deadly knife attack in Nice
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3 dead in church attack, plunging France into dual emergency

An attacker armed with a knife killed three people inside a church Thursday in the southern French city of Nice, prompting the government to raise its security alert status to the maximum level hours before a nationwide coronavirus lockdown.
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Coronavirus live news: Catalonia closes borders; more English regions to enter tighter tier 2 restrictions

Oxford and Hull among new tier 2 areas as England positive Covid results jump 23% in a week; Spanish region imposes ban on entering or exitingWhite House taskforce warns of ‘unrelenting’ Covid spreadAngela Merkel heckled by German MPs over lockdownTaiwan marks 200 days without domestic infectionLarge China outbreak linked to Xinjiang forced labourIndia passes 8m cases as Germany sees record infections 4.20pm GMT The UK reported another 280 deaths from coronavirus within 28 days of positive t...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, Science, France, China, Germany, Catalonia, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Oxford, Merkel, Xinjiang


France orders children aged six and over to wear masks in school

National Assembly votes to extend rule to primary schools as national lockdown startsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageChildren in France aged six and over will have to wear face masks in the classroom to keep schools open, the prime minister, Jean Castex, said on the eve of a second national lockdown.Speaking before the National Assembly backed the new restrictions by 399 votes to 27, Castex said the mandatory use of masks was being extended to primary school pupils on...
Tags: Europe, Sweden, Education, France, Germany, World news, Schools, National Assembly, Coronavirus, Jean Castex, Castex


France attack: Church sexton had throat slit while preparing for Mass

As he did every day, the sexton of the Notre Dame church in the French city of Nice opened up the doors around 8:30 a.m. There were few...
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US consumer comfort tumbles to lowest since August on revived virus fears

AP Photo/Eric Gay Soaring COVID-19 case counts throughout the US dragged consumer confidence to an eight-week low. Bloomberg's index of consumer comfort fell to 46.3 last week from 46.6, its lowest level since August. The decline follows steady gains in September and comes as rising coronavirus cases revive concerns of another economic shutdown. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The resurgence of COVID-19 cases in the US dragged consumer sentiment to its lowest point sin...
Tags: Europe, France, Germany, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Goldman Sachs, Commerce Department, New US, Andrew Left, COVID, Ben Winck