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Winds and rain whip Yucatan resorts as Hurricane Zeta nears

Winds and rain whip Yucatan resorts as Hurricane Zeta nears

CANCUN, Mexico — Hurricane Zeta lashed Mexico's Caribbean coast resorts around Tulum with high winds and rain Monday night as it headed toward the Yucatan Peninsula and then a possible landfall on the central U.S. Gulf Coast at midweek.
Trump eyes hosting election night party at his DC hotel

Trump eyes hosting election night party at his DC hotel

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has his eye on hosting an election night party at his own hotel in the nation’s capital.
Thai protesters shun Parliament, ask Germany to probe king

Thai protesters shun Parliament, ask Germany to probe king

BANGKOK — Pro-democracy demonstrators in Thailand have expanded their protests internationally, marching to the German Embassy to appeal to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government to investigate whether Thailand’s king has exercised political power dur
High court won’t extend Wisconsin's absentee ballot deadline

High court won’t extend Wisconsin's absentee ballot deadline

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is siding with Republicans to prevent Wisconsin from counting mailed ballots that are received after Election Day.
Trump, Biden hit battleground Pennsylvania amid pandemic

Trump, Biden hit battleground Pennsylvania amid pandemic

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Under Trump, US no longer leads world on refugee protections

Refugees from places like the Congo and Iraq have seen their protections in the U.S. fade over the last four years as the Trump administration chips away at policies once designed to protect some of the world's most vulnerable people.
2/3rds of Chilean voters back rewriting their constitution

2/3rds of Chilean voters back rewriting their constitution

SANTIAGO, Chile — Amid a year of contagion and turmoil, Chileans turned out Sunday to vote overwhelmingly in favour of having a constitutional convention draft a new charter to replace guiding principles imposed four decades ago under the military di
Malaysian PM faces calls to resign after emergency rebuffed

Malaysian PM faces calls to resign after emergency rebuffed

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia's prime minister faced calls to resign from both sides of the political aisle Monday after the king rebuffed his proposal for a coronavirus emergency that critics saw as an undemocratic attempt to hold onto power.
Japan rejects nuclear ban treaty; survivors to keep pushing

Japan rejects nuclear ban treaty; survivors to keep pushing

TOKYO — Japan said Monday it will not sign a U.N.

Putin offers NATO site inspections to avoid missile buildup

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed Monday that NATO and Russia should conduct mutual inspections of each other's military bases to secure a moratorium on the deployment of new missiles in Europe following last year’s demise of a U.S.
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