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MIAMI (AP) — A strengthening Tropical Storm Zeta is expected to become a hurricane Monday as it heads toward the eastern end of Mexico’s resort-dotted Yucatan Peninsula and then likely move on for a possible landfall on the central US...

With eight days before Election Day, more people already have cast ballots in this year’s presidential election than voted early or absentee in the 2016 race as the start of in-person early voting in big states led to a surge in turnout...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A fast-moving typhoon blew away from the Philippines on Monday after leaving at least 13 people missing, forcing thousands of villagers to flee to safety and flooding rural villages, disaster-response officials said...

LA PAZ (AP): A final official vote count released Friday gave leftist Luis Arce a smashing victory in Bolivia’s presidential election, a vindication for the Movement Toward Socialism party of ousted President Evo Morales, who was barred from...

PUCALLPA (AP): Two of Lidia Choque’s close family members had already got sick with the new coronavirus when the mosquitoes arrived. The 53-year-old woman lives in a wooden house near the airport of a Peruvian city in the Amazon rainforest. City...

KIGALI (AP): A court in Rwanda has ordered that Paul Rusesabagina, whose story inspired the film Hotel Rwanda, remain in detention for 30 more days to allow prosecutors to gather evidence ahead of his trial on terrorism-related charges....

LA GUAIRA (AP): At least some Venezuelans headed back to the beach on Friday as the government relaxed lockdown measures aimed at stifling the new coronavirus. It had been seven months since tourists flung themselves into the beach chairs set out...

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — At least 51 civilians have been killed in Nigeria’s unrest following days of peaceful protests over police abuses, the president said Friday, blaming “hooliganism” for the violence while asserting that...

MIAMI (AP) — A weakened Hurricane Epsilon moved northward Friday over the Atlantic Ocean, a day after skirting well east of Bermuda. Epsilon’s top sustained winds fell Thursday to 85 miles per hour, dropping it from a Category 2 to a...

WASHINGTON (AP): US officials said Thursday that Russian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of state and local governments in the United States in recent days, stealing data from at least two servers. The warning, less than two weeks...
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