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Armenia asks Moscow for help amid Nagorno-Karabakh fighting

Armenia asks Moscow for help amid Nagorno-Karabakh fighting

YEREVAN, Armenia — Armenia’s leader urged Russia on Saturday to consider providing security assistance to end more than a month of fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh, and both sides in the hostilities accused each other of breaking a mutual pledge not to
Asia Today: Australia to spend on vaccines for wider region

Asia Today: Australia to spend on vaccines for wider region

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia has announced it will spend 500 million Australian dollars ($351 million) to secure COVID-19 vaccines for the Pacific and Southeast Asia “as part of a shared recovery for our region from the pandemic.
Race for Texas intensifies amid surging turnout, COVID cases

Race for Texas intensifies amid surging turnout, COVID cases

MCALLEN, Texas — Texas’ surprising status as a battleground came into clearer focus on Friday as Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris devoted one of the race's final days to campaigning across America's largest red state and early voter
Rain-fueled landslide in El Salvador kills 9; 1 missing

Rain-fueled landslide in El Salvador kills 9; 1 missing

NEJAPA, El Salvador — A landslide left nine people dead, seven injured and one missing after torrential rains in El Salvador, civil defence officials said Friday.
'Borat' star gives church $100K after member appears in film

'Borat' star gives church $100K after member appears in film

OKLAHOMA CITY — Actor Sacha Baron Cohen, who stars in “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,” donated $100,000 to the church of a woman who believed she was taking part in a documentary but instead was being featured in the mockumentary comedy film.
If 2020 is like 2000, Trump believes he's got the votes

If 2020 is like 2000, Trump believes he's got the votes

WASHINGTON — More than 86 million Americans have already voted in the presidential election, but President Donald Trump thinks he can count on one hand the votes that will determine the outcome.

Hugo Chavez's ex-nurse indicted in US for money laundering

MEDELLIN, Colombia — Hugo Chávez’s former nurse has been charged with money laundering in a Miami federal court, accused of taking bribes from a billionaire media mogul to green light lucrative currency transactions when she served as Venezuela’s nat

Shutdown in Kashmir protests India's new land laws

SRINAGAR, India — Shops and businesses shut in several parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday as separatists challenging Indian rule called for a general strike to denounce new laws that allow Indians to buy land in the disputed region.
Unrest erupts over police killing of Black man near Portland

Unrest erupts over police killing of Black man near Portland

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Tensions boiled over into unrest late Friday following a vigil for a Black man shot and killed by law enforcement in a city near Portland, Oregon, in southwestern Washington state.
Illinois authorities extradite Kyle Rittenhouse to Wisconsin

Illinois authorities extradite Kyle Rittenhouse to Wisconsin

WAUKEGAN, Ill.