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A worker prepares to close a bar in Pamplona, northern Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, as new measures against the coronavirus began in the Navarra province where all bar and restaurants will be closing for 15 days from midnight Wedensday. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
The Latest: India issues virus warning ahead of state pollsIndian authorities are worried elections in the third-largest state and a religious congregation could spread the coronavirus
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This combination of Sept. 29, 2020, file photos shows President Donald Trump, left, and former Vice President Joe Biden during the first presidential debate at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio. Trump and Biden have starkly different visions for the international role of the United States — and the presidency.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Final debate could thrust foreign policy back into campaignPresident Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden have starkly different visions for the international role of the United States — and the presidency
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this photo released by Government House, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha sits in his office at Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. Prayuth on Wednesday pleaded with his countrymen to resolve their political differences through Parliament, as student-led protests seeking to bring his government down continued for an eighth straight day. (Government House via AP)
Thailand cancels emergency decree in bid to calm protestsThailand’s government has canceled a state of emergency it had declared for Bangkok last week after the embattled prime minister suggested the gesture to cool massive student-led protests seeking democracy reforms
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Commuters wearing face masks to protect against the coronavirus walk along a street in Beijing, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the planet has surpassed 40 million, but experts say that is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the true impact of the pandemic that has upended life and work around the world. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Asia Today: Sri Lanka closes fish market, expands curfewSri Lanka’s main fish market has been closed and a curfew widened as a COVID-19 outbreak grows
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this video grab captured on Sept. 20, 2020, courtesy of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and ABC Entertainment, NASA astronaut Christopher Cassidy speaks from the International Space Station during the 72nd Emmy Awards broadcast. (The Television Academy and ABC Entertainment via AP)
Trio who lived on space station return to Earth safelyA trio of space travelers has safely returned to Earth after a six-month mission on the International Space Station
The Associated Press3 hours ago
German arrest order for Panama Papers lawyers faces hurdleA German arrest order for two Panamanian lawyers whose firm was at the center of an international tax evasion scandal faces a substantial obstacle: Panama’s constitution prohibits the extradition of its citizens
The Associated Press7 hours ago
An Indigenous youth climbs the side of a bus during a national strike in Bogota, Colombia, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. Workers' unions, university students, human rights defenders, and Indigenous communities held a day of protest in conjunction with a national strike across Colombia to protest against the assassinations of social leaders, in defense of the right to protest and to demand advances in health, income and employment. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
Protesters in Colombia decry government pandemic responseProtesters filled a historic square in Colombia’s capital Wednesday to demonstrate against the government’s handling of a wide range of issues including the economic fallout of the pandemic and implementation of the peace accord
The Associated Press11 hours ago
This image taken with a slow shutter speed on Oct. 2, 2019, and provided by the U.S. Air Force shows an unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile test launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The Pentagon has raised to $95.8 billion the estimated cost of fielding a new fleet of land-based nuclear missiles to replace the Minuteman 3 (Staff Sgt. J.T. Armstrong/U.S. Air Force via AP)
US urges countries to withdraw from UN nuke ban treaty The United States is urging countries that have ratified a U.N. treaty to ban nuclear weapons to withdraw their support as the pact nears the 50 ratifications needed to trigger its entry into force, which supporters say could happen this week
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Louie looks on as Priscilla Metzeler gets tested by an Ohio National Guard Medic at a Summit County Department of Health COVID-19 testing site at Chapel Hill Mall on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Akron, Ohio. Hospitals around the United States are starting to buckle from a resurgence of COVID-19 cases, with several states setting records for the number of people hospitalized and leaders scrambling to find extra beds and staff. New highs in cases have been reported in states big and small, from Idaho to Ohio. (Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal via AP)
Virus spikes have officials looking to shore up hospitalsHospitals around the United States are starting to buckle from a resurgence of COVID-19 cases, with several states setting records for the number of people hospitalized and leaders scrambling to find extra beds and staff
The Associated Press13 hours ago
People hold up banners in support of the hotel industry: "We want to Work", left, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, while protesting against the new measures against the coronavirus in the Navarra province where all bar and restaurants will be closed for 15 days from midnight Wednesday. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
Spain 1st in western Europe to hit 1 million virus casesSpain has become the first country in western Europe to accumulate more than 1 million confirmed infections, as the nation of 47 million struggles to contain a resurgence of the coronavirus
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Malaika Pierre, 5, walks between her mother Rose Andre Leon, left, and cousin Geraldine Pierre on the former UN base as they make their way to the Meille River to wash clothes in Mirebalais, Haiti, at sunrise Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. Ten years after a cholera epidemic swept through Haiti and killed thousands, families of victims still struggle financially and await compensation from the United Nations as many continue to drink from and bathe in a river that became ground zero for the waterborne disease. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
A decade after deadly cholera epidemic, Haiti awaits helpTen years after a cholera epidemic swept through Haiti and killed nearly 10,000 people, families of victims still struggle financially and await compensation from the United Nations as many continue to drink from and bathe in a river that became ground zero for the waterborne disease
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Sao Paulo Gov. Joao Doria speaks during a press conference after a meeting on the CoronaVac vaccine, at the National Health Surveillance Agency headquarters in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro rejected on Wednesday the announced purchase of 46 million doses of the potential vaccine being developed by a Chinese company and tested in Sao Paulo, a state governed by his political rival, prompting concern he was allowing politics to steer public health decisions. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Brazil's Bolsonaro rejects coronavirus vaccine from ChinaBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has overruled his own health minister on the announced purchase of 46 million doses of a potential coronavirus vaccine being tested in Sao Paulo state
The Associated Press16 hours ago
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