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American ambassador defends rules for Chinese diplomatsU.S. ambassador defends plans to require Chinese diplomats to report contacts with some Americans, says Washington considering possible rules for employees of Communist Party-controlled entities
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Conservative leader Andrew Scheer speaks with a goalie playing street hockey a campaign stop in Brampton, Ontario, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
Canada elects Parliament in vote seen as threat to TrudeauCanadians are electing a new Parliament on Monday after a tight election campaign that has raised the threat of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau being knocked from power after one term
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Opposition presidential candidate Carlos Mesa gives a thumbs up after voting during general elections in Mallasilla, in the outskirts of La Paz, Bolivia, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Former president Mesa is the closest rival to President Evo Morales, who is seeking a fourth term in the country's general elections. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
Bolivia's Evo Morales likely forced to presidential runoffBolivian President Evo Morales has come out ahead in the first round of the presidential election, but he appears to have failed to get enough votes to avoid the first runoff in his nearly 14 years in power
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Newspapers display redacted copy on their front pages in Sydney, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. Australia's major newspapers have published redacted front pages in a coordinated campaign to highlight government secrecy that is often justified on national security grounds. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
Australian papers redact front pages to expose govt secrecyAustralia's major newspapers published redacted front pages to highlight how often the government justifies secrecy on national security grounds
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Demonstrators run from police launching water canons and tear gas as a state of emergency remains in effect in Santiago, Chile, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Protests in the country have spilled over into a new day, even after President Sebastian Pinera cancelled the subway fare hike that prompted massive and violent demonstrations. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Chile violence continues despite gov't retreat on fare hikeProtests in Chile have spilled over into a new day even after the president cancelled a subway fare hike that prompted violent demonstrations
The Associated Press2 hours ago
South Korean Justice Minister Cho Kuk, center, leaves the Gwacheon Government Complex in Gwacheon, South Korea, Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Cho on Monday offered to step down amid an investigation into allegations of financial crimes and academic favors surrounding his family, a scandal that has rocked Seoul's liberal government and deeply polarized national opinion. (Ryu Hyung-suck/Yonhap via AP)
South Korean prosecutors seek arrest of ex-minister's wifeProsecutors seek arrest of the wife of South Korea's former justice minister who resigned last week after allegations against him sparked huge protests and dented president's popularity
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A supporter of Bolivian President Evo Morales shows his support outside the presidential palace in La Paz, Bolivia, after a first round presidential election, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. According to official early returns, Morales is in the lead but appears headed to a December runoff against former President Carlos Mesa. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
Morales leads in Bolivia vote, but seems headed for runoffBolivian President Evo Morales has the lead in early returns from the first round of the presidential election, but he appears headed to a runoff in the tightest political race of his life
The Associated Press2 hours ago
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper, center, walks Gen. Scott Miller, right, chief of the U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan, at the U.S. military headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Esper arrived Sunday in Afghanistan, where stalled peace talks with the Taliban and persistent violent attacks by the insurgent group and Islamic State militants have complicated the Trump administration’s pledge to withdraw more than 5,000 American troops. He told reporters traveling with him that he believes the U.S. can reduce its force in Afghanistan without hurting the counterterrorism fight against al-Qaida and the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Lolita C. Balbor)
US defense chief in Afghanistan for firsthand look at warMark Esper is seeking a firsthand assessment of the U.S. military's future role in America's longest war as he makes his initial visit to Afghanistan as Pentagon chief
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Supporters of Indonesian President Joko Widodo holds a large national Red-White flag during rally to celebrate his inauguration for his second term in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who rose from poverty and pledged to champion democracy, fight entrenched corruption and modernise the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation, was sworn in Sunday for his second and final five-year term with a pledge to take bolder actions. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
Widodo begins 2nd term pledging to make Indonesia developedIndonesian President Joko Widodo sworn in for his final five-year term with a pledge to take bolder actions against poverty and entrenched corruption in the vibrant Southeast Asian democracy
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A man walks inside a Bank of China branch vandalized by protestors in Hong Kong, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Hong Kong protesters flooded the city's streets on Sunday in defiance of a ban by the authorities on their march, setting up roadblocks and tossing firebombs amid the firing of tear gas by police. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Hong Kong descends into chaos again as protesters defy banHong Kong protesters again flood streets on Sunday, ignoring a police ban on the rally and demanding the government meet their demands
The Associated Press5 hours ago
A woman carries her child on her back as she stands in line to vote at a polling station during general elections in La Paz outskirts, Bolivia, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Bolivians are voting in general elections Sunday where President Evo Morales is Presidential candidate for a fourth term. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
The Latest: Morales leads Bolivia vote, but runoff likelyBolivian President Evo Morales is leading in early returns from the first round of the presidential election, but he appears headed to a runoff in the tightest political race of his life
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Saga of Outsourced Hit Men Is Mind-BogglingA real estate man in China learned the hard way it's hard to find a good hit man, Shanghaiist reports. A court heard that Tan Youhui, owner of a real estate company in the Guangxi region, planned to murder one of his rivals—Wei, who was taking Tan's business to...
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