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New US citizen refugees excited for first presidential vote

PHOENIX (AP) — They came fleeing war and persecution in countries like Myanmar, Eritrea and Iraq, handpicked by the United States for resettlement under...

Global shares up ahead of China holiday, Trump-Biden debate

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly higher Monday, ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate and a national holiday in China later in...

Asia Today: Australian hot spot, South Korea hit new lows

Australia’s coronavirus hot spot, Victoria state, on Monday recorded its lowest number of new infections in more than three months as the nation’s second-largest...

S. Korea’s Moon apologizes over handling of killing by North

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in apologized for the first time Monday for the death of a man who was...

India’s confirmed coronavirus tally reaches 6 million cases

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s confirmed coronavirus tally reached 6 million cases on Monday, keeping the country second to the United States in number...

Saudi Arabia: G-20 gathering of world leaders to be virtual

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia, which is presiding over the Group of 20 countries this year, said Monday that the upcoming...

The Latest: Dubai to restrict nightlife amid virus increase

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai has announced new restrictions on nightlife to curb a rising tide of coronavirus infections. ...

Food trucks provide rare bright spot in hard-hit West Bank

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The coronavirus crisis has hit West Bank restaurants hard. But one part of the dining sector is bucking the...

Tokyo Olympics Q&A: Should athletes be priority for vaccine?

TOKYO (AP) — It's been six months since the Tokyo Olympics were postponed until next year by the COVID-19 pandemic. In the last few...

Asia shares up ahead of China holiday, presidential debate

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher in muted trading Monday, ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate and a national holiday in...

The Latest: Mexico virus data may not be available for years

Mexico City — Mexico’s top coronavirus official said Sunday that definitive data on the country’s death toll from COVID-19 won’t be available for “a...

Angels fire GM Billy Eppler after 5 straight losing seasons

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels fired general manager Billy Eppler on Sunday after the long-struggling franchise finished its fifth consecutive losing...

Pandemic playoffs: Brewers, Astros in despite losing records

Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers got off to a ragged start this year. They never got above .500. And they dropped their last...

UN failures on coronavirus underscore the need for reforms

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The coronavirus that has claimed nearly 1 million lives has underscored the failure of the United Nations to bring countries...

Ohtani wants to remain 2-way player for Angels in 2021

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shohei Ohtani wants to remain a two-way player for the Los Angeles Angels, even though he didn’t come close during...

Nearly 1M who died of COVID-19 also illuminated treatment

The nearly 1 million people around the world who have lost their lives to COVID-19 have left us a gift: Through desperate efforts to...

Pollock hits 2 HRs, playoff-bound Dodgers blank Angels 5-0

LOS ANGELES (AP) — AJ Pollock homered twice and the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers completed a three-game sweep of the Angels with...

The Latest: Wilson rallies Seahawks past Cowboys 38-31

The Latest on Week 3 in the NFL (all times EDT): ...

Trump vows quick court vote, Biden urges delay for Nov. 3

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that confirmation of his Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett will go “quickly” but his Democratic...

Biden, Trump take differing approaches to debate preparation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of the first debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden, each campaign is promising a stark...

Conservatives lead in French Senate elections, Greens gain

PARIS (AP) — France's main conservative party looked set to keep control of the Senate and the Greens made new gains in partial elections...

Lockdowns are fading, but GOP outrage isn’t in campaigns

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When the coronavirus pandemic slammed the U.S. economy this spring, Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther became an overnight symbol of...

Military suicides up as much as 20% in COVID era

WASHINGTON (AP) — Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents...

No chill for Coco: Gauff ousts 9th seed in French Open debut

PARIS (AP) — Prepping in the relative warmth of a gym before heading out with leggings and long sleeves to make her French Open...

Valentino closes Milan Fashion Week with lush live show

MILAN (AP) — It’s been a season of disruption at Milan Fashion Week. ...

Roenicke fired by Red Sox after 1 pandemic-shortened season

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox manager Ron Roenicke will not return in 2021, the team said before its final game on Sunday, ending his...

Romania’s ruling party upbeat after municipal elections

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Exit polls published in Romania Sunday after voting ended in the country’s municipal elections indicated that the balance of power...

Tribes see ballot collection as a lifeline in Indian Country

NIXON, Nev. (AP) — Many older people living on the expansive Pyramid Lake Paiute Reservation in northern Nevada relied on the tribe's senior services...

Israelis mark Yom Kippur under ‘painful’ virus lockdown

JERUSALEM (AP) — The solemn Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, which annually sees Israeli life grind to a halt, begins on Sunday in a...

UK university students furious over virus restrictions

LONDON (AP) — As authorities sought to contain COVID-19 outbreaks at British universities Sunday, some students complained they were being “imprisoned” in their dormitories...

‘Beginning’ triumphs at San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain

SAN SEBASTIÁN, Spain (AP) — Georgian writer-director Dea Kulumbegashvili’s first feature film “Beginning” triumphed at Spain’s San Sebastian International Film Festival, scooping up four...

AP source: Raiders investigated over locker room access

The Las Vegas Raiders are being investigated by the NFL for allowing an unauthorized person in the locker room following the team’s home opener. ...

Bottas wins in Russia as Hamilton misses F1 win record

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Lewis Hamilton's toughest opponents in the Russian Grand Prix weren't even on the track. They were in the stewards' office. ...

North Korea accuses South of intrusion to find dead official

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea accused South Korea of sending ships across the disputed sea boundary to find the body of a...

French hospitals delay operations to cope with COVID surge

PARIS (AP) — Hospitals in the Paris and Marseille regions are delaying some scheduled operations to free up space for COVID-19 patients as the...

On guns, abortion, high court could become more conservative

WASHINGTON (AP) — If Congress confirms President Donald Trump's nominee to succeed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court would become more conservative, and...

Asia Today: Melbourne eases lockdown, schools, work resume

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne, has further eased lockdown restrictions imposed after a surge in coronavirus cases, allowing most children to...

Trump campaign sues to block mail-in ballot rule changes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign committee and the Republican National Committee sued Saturday to block North Carolina election officials from enforcing...

LEADING OFF: NL race down to final day — and maybe Monday

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ...

LEADING OFF: NL race down to final day — and maybe Monday

A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday: ...

The Latest: Cal State Long Beach campus announces quarantine

LONG BEACH, Calif. — All California State University, Long Beach, students who live on campus have been placed in quarantine after five students tested...

Trump caps judiciary remake with choice of Barrett for court

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary...

The Latest: Graham: Court vote could be week before election

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court (all times local): ...

Too little, too late: Angels, Trout miss playoffs again

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Trout is out again. Out of the postseason, that is. ...

Costello’s 623 yards lead Miss. St. past No. 6 LSU, 44-34

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — New Mississippi State coach Mike Leach put his “Air Raid” offense in the hands of a transfer quarterback who...

2 prisoners die of virus complications; school quarantines

Two prisoners have died at hospitals of coronavirus-related complications, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation reported Saturday. ...

Uptick: New York logs more than 1,000 daily COVID-19 cases

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — More than 1,000 New Yorkers tested positive for COVID-19 in a single day, marking the first time since June 5...

Trump taps ’eminently qualified’ Barrett for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal...

Thousands of Israelis protest in Jerusalem, despite lockdown

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Israelis gathered outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday night to demand his resignation, pressing...

Voters’ poorly marked ovals could lead to contested ballots

ATLANTA (AP) — Two decades ago, Florida's hanging chads became an unlikely symbol of a disputed presidential election. This year, the issue could be...

Lawmakers who toured Georgia detention site raise concerns

Several members of Congress called for a detention facility in Georgia to be shut down pending investigation after women detainees told them of being...

Armani, Ferragamo premiere short films at Milan Fashion Week

MILAN (AP) — To show or not to show: Each Milan fashion house had to make a difficult decision how to reach the fashion...

San Quentin prison inmate dies of COVID-19 complications

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California prison officials on Saturday reported the 27th death of a San Quentin State Prison inmate from apparent complications of...

US colleges struggle to salvage semester amid outbreaks

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Colleges across the country are struggling to salvage the fall semester amid skyrocketing coronavirus cases, entire dorm complexes and frat...

Montana judge extends deadline for returning mailed ballots

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge has extended the state's deadline for returning 2020 general election ballots by mail, saying that uneven U.S....

Nats GM Rizzo won’t reveal length of Martinez’s new contract

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dave Martinez spoke Saturday about managing the Washington Nationals for “many, many years” and over the “long term” and “quite some...

London police, protesters clash at COVID-19 demonstration

LONDON (AP) — London police clashed with demonstrators on Saturday as they broke up a protest in Trafalgar Square against COVID-19 restrictions amid rising...

Israel to hold US-mediated talks with Lebanon on sea border

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel will hold rare talks with Lebanon next month in an effort to resolve a longstanding maritime border dispute, an Israeli...

The Latest: Virus knocks out Colorado-Sporting Kansas City

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ...

Italy’s ‘Patient No. 1’ joins relay race as sign of hope

CODOGNO, Italy (AP) — Italy’s coronavirus “Patient No. 1,” whose case confirmed one of the world’s deadliest outbreaks was underway, is taking part in...

El Salvador’s next US envoy met Trump at Miss Universe

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's next ambassador to Washington is someone President Donald Trump might remember from his days as a...

Crop tops or ‘republican’ dress? France debates schoolwear

PARIS (AP) — French women enjoy a reputation for their instinctive knack for spot-on chic attire. But now they may well be confused. ...

Lebanese nominated premier resigns, in blow to Macron plan

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s prime minister-designate resigned Saturday amid a political impasse over government formation, dealing a blow to French President Emmanuel Macron’s efforts...

It’s ‘now or never’ for ex-Trump aides weighing speaking out

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Neumann wrestled with the decision for weeks. She worried about the backlash, the impact it would have on her career,...

Tiny airborne particles may pose a big coronavirus problem

NEW YORK (AP) — At a University of Maryland lab, people infected with the new coronavirus take turns sitting in a chair and putting...

Boris Johnson urges world leaders to unite against COVID-19

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Saturday that the coronavirus pandemic has frayed the bonds between nations, and urged world leaders...

French virus testing labs under strain amid resurgent demand

ARGENTEUIL, France (AP) — France’s COVID-19 resurgence is palpable in the buzzing biology lab of this public hospital in the Paris suburb of Argenteuil. ...

Marlins clinch 1st playoff berth since 2003, beat Yanks 4-3

NEW YORK (AP) — Forced from the field by COVID-19, the Miami Marlins returned with enough force to reach the playoffs for the first...

Trump shifts focus to Pennsylvania to shore up reelection

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign has grown increasingly focused on making inroads in Pennsylvania to offset potential vulnerabilities in other battlegrounds....

Asia Today: Victoria health chief quits in quarantine probe

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The health minister in Australia's Victoria state has resigned in the fallout from an inquiry into why security guards were...

He’s not running, but Morales looms large in Bolivia vote

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Even in exile, Evo Morales looms over Bolivia’s election next month. ...

China opens auto show under anti-disease controls

BEIJING (AP) — Ford, Nissan and BMW unveiled electric models with more range for China on Saturday as the Beijing auto show opened under...

COVID-19 forces Texas A&M to keep fans out of Midnight Yell

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M’s five Yell Leaders ran into an almost empty Kyle Field as Friday night crept into Saturday morning...

Column: No asterisk needed for most unusual baseball season

No need for an asterisk. ...

Dodgers 5 HRs, bounce Angels 9-5; Astros get last AL spot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner homered twice and AJ Pollock, Will Smith and Edwin Ríos also went deep as the Los Angeles Dodgers...

California braces for power shutoffs and warm, windy weekend

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Firefighters and officials at California's largest utility company braced for hot, dry and windy weather in northern and central areas...

S. Korea calls for N. Korea to further investigate shooting

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Saturday it will request North Korea to further investigate the killing of a South Korean government...

As campaign heats up, Trump woos Latino, Black voters

ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) — With fewer than 40 days left before the election, President Donald Trump unveiled his second policy plan in as many...

The Latest: Concerns over coronavirus upticks in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California has begun to see concerning upticks in coronavirus data after a period of decline. ...

California virus hospitalizations could surge in next month

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has begun to see concerning upticks in coronavirus data after a sustained period of decline, the state's top health...

Oregon governor sends state police to Portland for protests

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown declared a state of emergency Friday as she announced that state troopers and sheriff's deputies would...

Under virus strain, Europe’s leaders plead at UN for unity

PARIS (AP) — Struggling to contain resurgent virus infections, European leaders decried a collective failure to vanquish the pandemic and told the U.N. General...

Japan’s new prime minister vows to host Olympics next year

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s new prime minister said Saturday that he’s determined to host the Tokyo Olympic Games next summer as “proof that humanity...

California to close prison amid declining inmate numbers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California next year will close a prison holding about 1,500 male inmates, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration said Friday in its...

The Latest: Boris Johnson to urge global unity against virus

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT): ...

Stocks post solid gains as technology shares lead rally

Stocks shook off another bout of volatile trading and finished solidly higher Friday, led by gains in technology and health care companies. Despite the...

Hornet sting, birdies take Swafford to lead at Punta Cana

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — A hornet sting early and a bunch of birdies late carried Hudson Swafford to a 5-under 67 on...

Florida reopens state’s economy despite ongoing pandemic

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis lifted all restrictions on restaurants and other businesses in Florida on Friday, and banned local fines against...

Voters struggling with witness rules in early voting

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — As the pandemic prompts a surge in voting by mail, voters in a handful of states, including the presidential battlegrounds...

Japan’s newly minted prime minister steps into UN limelight

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s new prime minister, stepping from the shadows of his longtime supporting role, said Saturday in his debut at the U.N....

MAC returns with 6-game football season starting Nov. 4

The Mid-American Conference, the first major college football league to postpone its season because of the pandemic, has become the final one to jump...

Former exam administrator pleads guilty in college scam

BOSTON (AP) — A former college entrance exam administrator pleaded guilty Friday to taking bribes to help wealthy parents rig their kids' test scores...

Ginsburg makes history at Capitol amid replacement turmoil

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lay in state Friday at the U.S. Capitol as the first woman ever so...

Virus cases rise in US heartland, home to anti-mask feelings

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — It began with devastation in the New York City area, followed by a summertime crisis in the Sun Belt. Now...

Judge says 2020 census must continue for another month

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge has stopped the 2020 census from finishing at month's end and suspended a year-end deadline for delivering...

2 charged over handling of virus outbreak at veterans home

BOSTON (AP) — Two former administrators of a Massachusetts veterans home where nearly 80 people sickened by the coronavirus died have been charged over...

Milan Fashion: Marni avenges lockdown with global video

MILAN (AP) — Milan Fashion Week continued in disjointed, discombobulated style for the third day on Friday, veering from the physical to the digital,...

Canceled flights strand 25 Easter Islanders for 6 months

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — For people around the world, the coronavirus has caused distressing separations and delayed homecomings. But the situation for a...

Notre Dame-Wake Forest postponed; Mountain West eyes fall

As the Atlantic Coast Conference worked Tuesday to reschedule another league game postponed because of a COVID-19 outbreak within one of its teams, the...

Landlords suing to push back against eviction ban

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — As millions of Americans struggle to pay their rent during the coronavirus pandemic, landlords are going to courts, claiming that...

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