What's News: World-Wide -- WSJ
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Shifting FDA standards for face masks made in China have sown
confusion over which products can be trusted for medical use,
potentially putting the public at risk.
Democratic leaders and White House officials sounded cautiously
upbeat notes after another round of negotiations on a new
coronavirus aid package.
Congressional Democrats issued subpoenas to four State
Department officials in connection with a probe into the firing of
the agency's ex-inspector general.
Anthony Tata was named to a top Pentagon policy job on an acting
basis after the retired general's nomination to a similar position
stalled in the Senate.
The U.S. reported more than 47,000 new coronavirus cases, the
smallest daily rise in almost four weeks.
Trump publicly criticized Birx after she warned of
"extraordinarily widespread cases" in a new phase of the
Hurricane Isaias made landfall in North Carolina near the South
Carolina state line, and residents were told to prepare to
Islamic State claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on an
Afghan prison holding hundreds of its members that allowed many
inmates to escape.
The Israeli military said its aircraft struck a number of
targets in southern Syria belonging to the Syrian military.
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
August 04, 2020 02:47 ET (06:47 GMT)
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