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Hook's surprise departure comes as Washington has lobbied at the United Nations to extend an arms embargo on Iran.
Health experts at University of Washington say nearly 300,000 people could die from COVID-19 in the US by December 1.
US lawmakers have tried before to rein in Trump administration plans for arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
French president surveyed damage and offered consolation to victims of Tuesdayâ€™s massive blast before local officials.
More than 18.9 million infections confirmed in 188 countries and territories, including more than 710,000 deaths.
Amid lack of testing, real spread of virus on continent unknown, experts say, as countries struggle to curb infections.
The network had a small reach of 1,600 users following its Facebook pages and 7,200 following its Instagram accounts.
Saad al-Jabri alleges in a lawsuit that MBS sent a Saudi hit squad to kill him soon after the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
Nonpartisan analysts say Senate Republicans could lose their majority, which might pressure McConnell to act.
Court will not hear appeals of men convicted of beating DeAndre Harris after the 2017 far-right Unite the Right rally.
UN health agency chief says existence of COVID-19 anywhere puts lives and livelihoods at risk everywhere.
Dr Anthony Fauci has drawn the ire of Trump because of his perceived willingness to contradict the president.
Beirut residents and Lebanese diaspora take part in relief efforts to help repair damage and assist those affected.
The vast tent city is home to tens of thousands of displaced people who suffer malnutrition and disease, aid groups say.