Brazil near 100,000 deaths from Covid-19

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Brazil is leaping toward a grim milestone — 100,000 deaths from COVID-19By MARCELO DE SOUSA Associated PressAugust 8, 2020, 4:39 PM2 min readRIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil was leaping toward a grim milestone — 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 — on Saturday, and five months after the first reported case, the country had not shown signs…

Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works, Machinists union reach tentative agreement that would end weekslong strike in Maine

ByThe Associated PressAugust 8, 2020, 4:25 PM1 min readBATH, Maine — Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works, Machinists union reach tentative agreement that would end weekslong strike in Maine.Top StoriesNavy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works, Machinists union reach tentative agreement that would end weekslong strike in Maine1 hour agoCoronavirus updates: School district says 100 students, staff positive…

France’s Saint-Tropez resort makes masks mandatory outdoors

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The glamorous French Riviera resort of Saint-Tropez is now requiring face masks outdoorsAugust 8, 2020, 4:50 PM3 min readSAINT-TROPEZ, France — The glamorous French Riviera resort of Saint-Tropez began requiring face masks outdoors Saturday, threatening to sober the mood in a place renowned for high-end, free-wheeling summer beach parties. More French cities and towns, especially…