Tanzania's president poised to be declared election winner

DODOMA, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania’s president is poised to be declared the winner of Wednesday’s election, while the ruling party appears to have secured the two-thirds majority in parliament required ...

An Election Day role for National Guard? Maybe, but limited

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal laws and long-standing custom generally leave the U.S. military out of the election process. But President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated warnings about widespread voting irr...

Illinois judge to rule on Rittenhouse extradition to Kenosha

CHICAGO (AP) — The mother of a 17-year-old accused of killing two demonstrators in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is among those slated to testify Friday during a hearing in Illinois to decide if her son should ...

Tunisian carrying Quran fatally stabs 3 in French church

NICE, France (AP) — A young Tunisian man armed with a knife and carrying a copy of the Quran attacked worshippers in a French church and killed three Thursday, prompting the government to raise ...

Police who shot Wallace were improperly trained, family says

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The footage from body-worn cameras that was taken as police responded to a call about Walter Wallace Jr. shows him emerging from a house with a knife as relatives shout at officers...

Walmart removes guns, ammunition on display at U.S. stores

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart says it has removed ammunition and firearms from displays at its U.S. stores, citing “civil unrest" in some areas. The nation's largest retailer, based in Be...

DC releases bodycam footage from fatal crash amid protests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police in the nation's capital on Thursday released body camera footage from a fatal vehicle accident during a police chase that has sparked two days of protests and clashes. ...

Portland, Oregon delays vote to cut $18M more from police

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — City councilors in Oregon's largest city have delayed a vote on an additional $18 million in cuts to the Portland police budget until after next week's presidential election amid...

Charlie Hebdo: Proud to provoke Islamists, despite violence

PARIS (AP) — It’s been targeted again and again, threatened and firebombed and struck in an attack that killed a dozen staff members, but satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo won’t stop poking fun...

Belarus shuts its borders, Lukashenko reshuffles officials

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Belarus' authorities on Thursday shut the borders with several neighbors for most travelers amid the government's efforts to end 2 1/2 months of protests demanding the resignation...

'So frustrating': Grave missteps seen in US virus response

NEW YORK (AP) — A president who downplayed the coronavirus threat, scorned masks and undercut scientists at every turn. Governors who resisted or rolled back containment measures amid public backlash....

State news: 2 associates of Sudan's premier contract virus

CAIRO (AP) — Two of the Sudanese prime minister's close associates and the president of the central bank have tested positive for the coronavirus, Sudan's state news agency said Thursday. ...

Thailand protesters take to street to mock fashion show

BANGKOK (AP) — Pro-democracy demonstrators in Thailand returned Thursday to the capital’s business district, staging something akin to a street fair to bring attention to their contention that the cou...

Saudi man arrested after stabbing guard at French Consulate

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Saudi man stabbed and slightly wounded a guard at the French Consulate in the city of Jiddah on Thursday, authorities said, as France urged its citizens in the kin...

Belarus: Lukashenko closes borders amid security shakeup

With Belarus still rocked by protests against President Alexander Lukashenko, the strongman leader promoted the Minsk police chief to new interior minister on Thursday. "The situation in Minsk i...