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Senate GOP police bill hits roadblock, as Dems seek changes

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WASHINGTON (Net) — Congress is at a standoff over policing legislation, as Senate Democrats prepare to block a Republican proposal Wednesday as inadequate, leaving the parties to decide whether to take on the hard job of negotiating a compromise or walk away despite public outcry over the killings of Black Americans.
The impasse threatens to turn the nationwide protests over the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and others into another moment that galvanizes the nation but leaves...
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Coronavirus Watch in Mideast

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Iran’s cases nudge 205,000 as Turkey’s tally exceeds 187,000
CAIRO, June 21 (Net) -- The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases approached 205,000 in Iran on Sunday, while Turkey's tally of coronavirus infections surpassed 187,000.
Iran, which has re-emerged as the hardest-hit country by the...
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Virus cases surge in US, India, but slow in China, Korea

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NEW DELHI (Net) — The world saw the largest daily increases yet in coronavirus cases, with infections soaring in India's rural villages after migrant workers fled major cities.
India's coronavirus caseload climbed by nearly 15,000 as of Monday to 425,282, with more than 13,000 deaths, the...
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China launches phase-2 human test for COVID-19 vaccine

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DHAKA, June 21, 2020 (Net) – China today said it launched a second phase human trial of a possible coronavirus vaccine aimed to fix the shot’s doses and evaluate further its effectiveness and safety.
“An inactivated COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by the Institute of Medical Biology...
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Coronavirus: Global death toll now 463,999

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The confirmed coronavirus cases reached 8,768,285, globally, with over 463,999 fatalities, according to the latest tally from Johns Hopkins University (JHU) on Sunday.

According to JHU data, Brazil and Russia have come up to the second and the third positions after the US with 1,032,913 and...
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