Observers say Tanzania's presidential vote is already flawed

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Tanzania's opposition faces a new obstacle in its quest to unseat President John Magufuli in Wednesday's election: It says the government has made it difficult to accredit thousa...

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan claimed Sunday it killed a top al-Qaida propagandist on an FBI most-wanted list during an operation in the country's east, showing the militant group's continued ...

Taiwan Foreign Minister discusses Chinese military threat in interview with Portuguese newspaper

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Portugal's largest weekly newspaper, Expresso, on Saturday (Oct. 24) published an exclusive interview with Foreign Minister Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) in which he discussed the C...

Murkowski's nod gives Barrett extra boost for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett won crucial backing when one of the last Republican holdouts against filling the seat during an election season announced support for Presiden...

Eyes turn to Texas as early voting surge surpasses 2016

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has already cast nearly 7 million votes, more than anywhere in America, and Glen Murdoch couldn’t get his ballot in fast enough after becoming a U.S. citizen this summer. ...

Pompeo, Esper to push Trump's anti-China message in India

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just a week before November's election, two of President Donald Trump's top national security aides will visit India for meetings focused largely on countering China's growing global...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, Oct. 25, the 299th day of 2020. There are 67 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 25,...

China’s information warfare against Taiwan as harmful as military attack: Experts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has been conducting information warfare against smaller populations in Taiwan that experts warn poses a threat no less potent than military attacks. According to ...

Former U.S. official urges Taiwan to strengthen defense investment

A former U.S. defense official has said he sees a growing risk of military conflict between China and Taiwan, and he urged Taiwan to demonstrate a commitment to its own defense in order to justify U.S...

UN: Nuclear weapons ban treaty to enter into force

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations announced Saturday that 50 countries have ratified a U.N. treaty to ban nuclear weapons triggering its entry into force in 90 days, a move hailed by anti-nucle...

Europe, U.S. watch case totals grow, debate new restrictions

CHICAGO (AP) — Confirmed coronavirus infections continued to soar Saturday in many parts of the U.S. and Europe. In some cases, so did anger over the restrictions governments put in place to try to st...

Eyes turn to Texas as early voting surge surpasses 2016

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas has already cast nearly 7 million votes, more than anywhere in America, and Glen Murdoch couldn’t get his ballot in fast enough after becoming a U.S. citizen this summer. ...

IndyCar back in St. Pete seven months later to finish season

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — IndyCar opened the second week of March giddy to finally start its season. The coronavirus seemed so far away from the downtown streets of St. Petersburg and teams poured i...

Appeals court halts order requiring Georgia pollbook backups

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court on Saturday temporarily halted a lower court's order that said every polling place in Georgia must have at least one updated paper backup of the electronic pollb...

Tropical depression forms south of Cuba, set to strengthen

MIAMI (AP) — A tropical depression formed Saturday afternoon south of Cuba amid forecasts that the system would become a named tropical storm later this weekend and possibly a hurricane within days, t...