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Evo Morales Heads to Asylum in Mexico, as US Applauds His Resignation as Bolivian President

Evo Morales Heads to Asylum in Mexico, as US Applauds His Resignation as Bolivian President

President Donald Trump says departure of Evo Morales is a 'significant moment for democracy in the Western Hemisphere' but several other countries, including Mexico are calling it a coup
Brazil Launches Job Program Amid Mass Unemployment

Brazil Launches Job Program Amid Mass Unemployment

Move comes as country struggles to put more than 12 million people back to work
Israeli Airstrike Kills Islamic Jihad Commander in Gaza Home

Israeli Airstrike Kills Islamic Jihad Commander in Gaza Home

Iranian-backed Palestinian group confirmed Tuesday that Bahaa Abu el-Atta, its north Gaza Strip commander, was killed
SpaceX Launches 60 More Mini Satellites for Global Internet

SpaceX Launches 60 More Mini Satellites for Global Internet

SpaceX is among several companies interested in providing broadband internet coverage worldwide

Cold Weather, Snow Come Early to Some US States

While many Americans celebrated Veterans Day Monday watching parades and basking in the autumn sun, residents across the Midwest spent much of the day clearing out snow. Two-thirds of the eastern
As Wildfires Worsen, Californians Harness Tech for Help

As Wildfires Worsen, Californians Harness Tech for Help

The COPE network might collect and share information such as where doctors live, where a resident might be house-bound or where swimming pools are located that could be used in fighting a fire
AP Sources: Deval Patrick Mulling Democratic White House Run

AP Sources: Deval Patrick Mulling Democratic White House Run

Potential late entry into race by former Massachusetts governor underscores some Democrats' deep uncertainty about the party's current crop of contenders
Disneyland 'Tiki' Birds Among Vast Theme Park Auction

Disneyland 'Tiki' Birds Among Vast Theme Park Auction

Los Angeles gallery preparing to auction more than 1,500 rare items from Disneyland and Walt Disney World, dating back to the theme park's founding in the 1950s
Former US President Carter Hospitalized in Atlanta for Bleeding on the Brain

Former US President Carter Hospitalized in Atlanta for Bleeding on the Brain

Carter, 95, the country's oldest living president, was admitted to Emory University Hospital about three weeks after falling at his home in Plains, Georgia
First Spanish Royal Visit Crowns Havana's 500th Party

First Spanish Royal Visit Crowns Havana's 500th Party

King Felipe and Queen Letizia arrived late on Monday to commemorate the Cuban capital, founded by a Spanish conquistador on Nov. 16, 1519 and considered one of the architectural jewels of Latin
Hong Kong Leader: Protesters 'Paralyzing' City Are Selfish

Hong Kong Leader: Protesters 'Paralyzing' City Are Selfish

Carrie Lam makes comments a day after police shot a protester and a man was set on fire in some of the most dramatic scenes to grip the city during more than five months of civil unrest
Pneumonia Kills One Child Every 39 Seconds, Health Agencies Say

Pneumonia Kills One Child Every 39 Seconds, Health Agencies Say

Various health agencies urge governments to step up investment in vaccines to prevent the disease and in health services and medicines to treat it
Rebirth, Angst and ‘New Normal' of California Wildfires

Rebirth, Angst and ‘New Normal' of California Wildfires

A California family that lost everything in 2017 wildfire rises from the ashes only to be threatened again; this is the 'new normal' for them and many others
Cholesterol Levels Dropping in US, but Many Still Need Care

Cholesterol Levels Dropping in US, but Many Still Need Care

New research shows cholesterol levels are dropping in US, but more people need care
Disney Takes 'Star Wars' to Streaming with 'Mandalorian'

Disney Takes 'Star Wars' to Streaming with 'Mandalorian'

The eight-episode live-action series arrives Tuesday on Walt Disney Co's new streaming service
Brazil Mulls Nuclear Agency as Stepping Stone to OECD Membership

Brazil Mulls Nuclear Agency as Stepping Stone to OECD Membership

Brazil had expected to join the OECD quickly with the backing that US President Donald Trump offered President Jair Bolsonaro in March, but in October Trump said Argentina had US endorsement to join
US Troops at Syria Base Say They'll Keep Pressure on IS

US Troops at Syria Base Say They'll Keep Pressure on IS

A senior US coalition commander at a base in Syria says American troops are redeploying to bases, including in some new locations, to keep up the pressure on the Islamic State militants
Guinea President Replaces Security Minister Following Deadly Protests

Guinea President Replaces Security Minister Following Deadly Protests

Protests followed suspected efforts by President Alpha Conde to extend his mandate
Iraq Expresses Regret at Protester Deaths, Defends Handling of Unrest

Iraq Expresses Regret at Protester Deaths, Defends Handling of Unrest

Nearly 300 people have been killed in Iraq since protests against political corruption, unemployment and poor public services began on Oct. 1
Saudi Promo Video Labels Feminism, Atheism, Homosexuality as Extremist Ideas

Saudi Promo Video Labels Feminism, Atheism, Homosexuality as Extremist Ideas

Under Saudi law, supporting groups classified as extremist organizations can lead to imprisonment
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