【Cuba’】【s wes】【tern 】【provi】【nce o】【f Pin】【ar de】【l Rio】【 and 】【the I】【sland】【 of Y】【outh 】【also 】【hunke】【red d】【own a】【head 】【of tr】【opica】【l sto】【rm co】【nditi】【ons, 】【with 】【schoo】【ls cl】【osed 】【and c】【oasta】【l are】【as ev】【acuat】【ed.】
（2）Cummings, a polarising figure in Britain since he masterminded the successful campaign to leave the European Union in 2016, travelled to Durham in northern England in late March, when a strict lockdown was already in place, the reports said.
（3）【Crit】【ics 】【say 】【Erdo】【gan 】【has 】【erod】【ed t】【he i】【ndep】【ende】【nce 】【of c】【ourt】【s an】【d th】【e me】【dia 】【sinc】【e a 】【crac】【kdow】【n fo】【llow】【ing 】【an a】【ttem】【pted】【 cou】【p in】【 201】【6. O】【ffic】【ials】【 say】【 the】【 cou】【rts 】【are 】【auto】【nomo】【us a】【nd a】【rres】【ts h】【ave 】【been】【 nec】【essa】【ry d】【ue t】【o se】【curi】【ty r】【isks】【.】
（1）DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania said on Thursday it had deployed a helicopter to bolster its efforts to put out a blaze that has been burning on Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain, in the East African country’s north.
（2）David Schenker, the department’s top diplomat for the Middle East, was quick to urge caution however, because there hasn’t been any fundamental shift in talks that would quickly lead to a resolution.
（3）David Stillwell, the top U.S. diplomat for East Asia, delivered a very “stern representation” to China’s ambassador Cui Tiankai, a State Department official said, adding that Beijing’s envoy was “very defensive.”
（4）Critics of the new measure, which becomes part of Israel’s second national lockdown that went into effect on Sept. 18, said it was really intended to block protests near Netanyahu’s official residence in Jerusalem.
（3）Currently, there are more than 100 U.S. citizens still onboard the ship or in hospitals in Japan, according to the CDC.