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Luis Arce, center, Bolivian presidential candidate for the Movement Towards Socialism Party, MAS, and running mate David Choquehuanca, second right, celebrate during a press conference where they claim victory after general elections in La Paz, Bolivia, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
October 19, 2020 - 7:44 am
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Evo Morales’ party claimed victory in a presidential election that appeared to reject the right-wing policies of the interim government that took power in Bolivia after the leftist leader resigned and fled the country a year ago. Officials released no formal, comprehensive...
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FILE- In this July 21, 2020 file photo, people walk by the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are edging higher on Wall Street at the beginning of another busy week for corporate earnings news. The S&P 500 climbed 0.5% in the first few minutes of trading Monday, Oct. 19. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
October 19, 2020 - 7:18 am
Stocks gave up an early gain and turned mixed in the first few minutes of trading Monday morning. The initial rise followed a report that showed China’s economy grew at a 5% annual rate in the last quarter. The benchmark S&P 500 was little changed as of 10:14 a.m. Eastern. The Dow Jones...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2020, file photo the Dome of the U.S. Capitol Building is visible through heavy fog in Washington. New virus relief will have to wait until after the November election. Congress is past the point at which it can deliver more coronavirus aid soon, with differences between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Republicans and President Donald Trump proving insurmountable. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
October 19, 2020 - 4:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is quickly moving past the point at which it can deliver more coronavirus relief before the election, with differences between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, her Senate Republican rivals and President Donald Trump proving durable despite the glaring needs of the country...
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English flags and a Union flag fly above a souvenir stand opposite Britain's Parliament in London, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020. Britain’s foreign minister says there are only narrow differences remaining in trade talks between the U.K. and the European Union. But Dominic Raab insists the bloc must show more “flexibility” if it wants to make a deal. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 19, 2020 - 1:45 am
LONDON (AP) — The U.K.’s most senior Anglican bishops warned Monday that legislation breaching part of the Brexit divorce agreement the government signed with the European Union will set a “disastrous precedent” and could undermine peace in Northern Ireland. The top archbishops in England, Scotland...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, file photo a poll worker displays "I Voted" stickers during the first day of early voting in Las Vegas. Democrats have kept Nevada in their column in every presidential election since 2004. But political strategists and organizers on the ground warn Nevada is still a swing state. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP, File)
October 18, 2020 - 12:56 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrats have kept Nevada in their column in every presidential election since 2004. In the 2018 midterm election, Democrats delivered a “blue wave,” flipping a U.S. Senate seat and bolstering their dominance of the congressional delegation and Legislature. But this year,...
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October 18, 2020 - 12:01 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — James A. Johnson, a former Democratic campaign operative who was CEO of housing lender Fannie Mae in the 1990s and served as chairman of Walter Mondale's presidential bid, died Sunday at his home in Washington. He was 76. Johnson's son, Alfred, confirmed that his father had died...
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Women walk along a path before the opening of the polling stations for general elections in El Alto, Bolivia, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
October 18, 2020 - 8:38 am
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Bolivians voted Sunday in a high-stakes presidential election meant to end a year of political turmoil — a vote that could bring a return of socialism at a time when it is struggling with a raging pandemic and protests over last year’s annulled ballot. Bolivia, once one of...
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October 18, 2020 - 3:10 am
BEIJING (AP) — China has passed a new law restricting sensitive exports to protect national security, allowing Beijing to reciprocate against the U.S. as tensions mount between the sides over trade and technology. The law, which will apply to all companies in China, was passed Saturday by the...
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October 17, 2020 - 5:39 am
SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian lawmaker stepped down from his position representing President Jair Bolsonaro’s government and was suspended from the senate, after police searched his house and found cash inside the underwear he was wearing. Federal police targeted Roraima state’s Sen. Chico Rodrigues...
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October 16, 2020 - 7:19 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Absentee ballots must arrive by Election Day to be counted, the Michigan Court of Appeals said Friday, blocking a 14-day extension that had been ordered by a lower court and embraced by key Democratic officials in a battleground state. Any changes must rest with the Legislature, not...
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