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Friday July 30th, 2021 7:54PM

AP World News

The Latest: Georgia scrambles to increase vaccination rates
Local officials in Georgia are scrambling to increase vaccination rates even as more schools continue telling students and employees to wear masks in the face of rising COVID-19 infection rates
7:08PM ( 45 minutes ago )
Canada official: 4th virus wave possible if steps not taken
Canada’s chief public health officer says the country could face a fourth wave of COVID-19, driven by the delta variant, by the end of summer if restrictions are eased too quickly and before enough people have been vaccinated
5:55PM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Louisiana gov: both vaccinations, masks needed
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says vaccinations and masks are both needed to slow a skyrocketing rate of new COVID-19 infections that is stressing health care facilities in Louisiana but he stopped short of ordering a statewide mask mandate
5:44PM ( 2 hours ago )
Iraq military: Many feared dead in terrorist attack in north
Iraq's military says a terrorist attack on a funeral procession has claimed many victims in the country's northern province of Salahaddin
5:33PM ( 2 hours ago )
The Latest: Gov. DeSantis bars schools from mandating masks
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis barred school districts Friday from forcing students to wear masks when classes resume next month even as the state’s coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue to skyrocket toward levels not seen since before vaccines became widely available
5:07PM ( 2 hours ago )
Tunisian police detain lawmaker, Islamist party officials
Tunisian authorities jailed an opposition lawmaker and charged four members of the powerful Islamist movement Ennahdha, according to local media
4:35PM ( 3 hours ago )
The Latest: Staffers in La Gov. Edwards office test positive
Two staffers in Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ office have tested positive for the coronavirus
3:10PM ( 4 hours ago )
Ship tied to Israeli billionaire attacked off Oman, 2 killed
The firm managing an oil tanker attacked off Oman's coast says two of its crew were killed in the assault
2:53PM ( 5 hours ago )
Roberto Calasso, Italian publisher and literary figure, dies
Roberto Calasso, an Italian literary figure and the driving force behind an esteemed Milan-based publishing house, has died at 80
2:51PM ( 5 hours ago )
Death toll in wildfires that hit southern Turkey rises to 4
Turkish fire crews are continuing to fight blazes in southern Turkey that burned down homes and forced evacuations
2:29PM ( 5 hours ago )