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Asia Today: Philippines placing southern city in lockdown

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — One southern Philippine province and its war-battered capital will be placed under a mild lockdown next month and the rest of the country will be under...
Sep. 28, 2020

South Korea says slain man tried to defect to North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Tuesday that a government official slain by North Korean sailors wanted to defect, concluding that the man, who had gambling debts, swam...
Sep. 28, 2020

S. Korea concludes slain man had tried to defect to N. Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Tuesday that a government official slain by North Korean sailors wanted to defect, concluding that the man, who had gambling debts, swam...
Sep. 28, 2020

Nissan employee testifies against American on trial in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — A Nissan employee testified Tuesday that he worked with another former Nissan executive, American Greg Kelly to find ways to pay the automaker's former chairman, Carlos Ghosn...
Sep. 28, 2020

Asian stocks mixed after Wall St rally ahead of US debate

Asian stocks were mixed Tuesday after Wall Street recovered some of this month's losses as investors looked ahead to a debate between President Donald Trump and his challenger in the...
Sep. 28, 2020

AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EDT

Debate anger: Biden tells interrupting Trump, 'Shut up, man' CLEVELAND (AP) — Marked by angry interruptions and bitter accusations, the first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe...
Sep. 28, 2020

Police: Multiple people dead in Salem 'hostage situation'

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A possible “hostage situation” led to a fatal shooting after police responded to a home in the west Oregon city of Salem, The Marion County Sheriff’s...
Sep. 28, 2020

The Latest: COVID-19 outbreak on ship off Australia's coast

PERTH, Australia — Authorities are concerned by a COVID-19 outbreak aboard a cargo ship off Australia's northwest coast that has infected most of the crew. Eight more members of the...
Sep. 28, 2020

Voter purge case before Wisconsin Supreme Court

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday in a case that could result in the purging of about 130,000 people from voter rolls...
Sep. 28, 2020

Reports: Phone giant NTT plans to take over, delist Docomo

MITO, Japan (AP) — Shares in Japanese telecoms giant Nippon Telegraph & Telephone, or NTT, fell Tuesday on news it is preparing for a takeover of its mobile phone carrier...
Sep. 28, 2020

The Latest: Philippine province to go under mild lockdown

MANILA, Philippines — Only one southern Philippine province and its war-battered capital will be placed under a mild lockdown and the rest of the country will be put under more...
Sep. 28, 2020

Bubble hockey champions: Tampa Bay Lightning win Stanley Cup

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning are the champions of bubble hockey. Brayden Point scored his playoff-best 14th goal and the Lightning beat the Dallas Stars 2-0 on...
Sep. 28, 2020

Tampa Bay beats Dallas to win Stanley Cup; NHL the 1st major North American sports league to crown champion in pandemic

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Tampa Bay beats Dallas to win Stanley Cup; NHL the 1st major North American sports league to crown champion in pandemic.
Sep. 28, 2020

Ernst says court view 'consistent' in debate with Greenfield

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst said Monday night she had been “very consistent” in her views on Supreme Court justices despite supporting a vote on...
Sep. 28, 2020

3 killed in Northern California wildfire; thousands flee

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Northern California's wine country was on fire again Monday as strong winds fanned flames in the already scorched region, destroying homes and prompting orders for nearly...
Sep. 28, 2020

Lawyer: Driver who hit counterprotesters sought police help

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organizer of a Southern California rally against racism who drove into a crowd of counterprotesters had asked police for help from a hostile crowd but...
Sep. 28, 2020

Cyberattack hobbles major hospital chain's US facilities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Computer systems across a major hospital chain with facilities across the nation were down Monday due to what the company termed an unspecified technology “security issue.” Doctors...
Sep. 28, 2020

New California law prompted by crash that killed Kobe Bryant

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday approved legislation prompted by the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight other peopls that makes it a crime for...
Sep. 28, 2020

Asia Today: South Korea's daily virus cases at another low

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s daily coronavirus increase was the lowest in about 50 days Tuesday as new infections trend lower. Many experts have warned, however, that the...
Sep. 28, 2020

A viral march across the planet, tracked by a map in motion

On a Thursday night in early January, the disease that would become known as COVID-19 claimed its first victim, a 61-year-old man who succumbed to the newly identified coronavirus in...
Sep. 28, 2020

The Latest: South Korea sees downward trend in new cases

SEOUL, South Korea __ South Korea’s new coronavirus tally has come below 50 for the first time in about 50 days amid a downward trend in new infections. The Korea...
Sep. 28, 2020

Veterinarians refuse CDC request to deport bulldog puppies

CHICAGO (AP) — Veterinarians caring for 15 bulldog puppies rescued from a warehouse at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport on Monday refused to send the dogs back to the Middle East...
Sep. 28, 2020

Collins, Gideon clash over Supreme Court, pandemic in debate

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic challenger Sara Gideon clashed Monday over the Supreme Court and the response to the pandemic during their second debate...
Sep. 28, 2020

Mexico ups COVID-19 'estimate' to 89,612 deaths

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico upped its “estimated” COVID-19 deaths to 89,612 on Monday, and boosted estimates of its total number of cases to 870,699, almost 137,000 more than it...
Sep. 28, 2020

Mexico says drug cartels prey on mining companies

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico launched a special government guard force for mining operations Monday, admitting that drug cartels have preyed on the companies, many of which are foreign. The...
Sep. 28, 2020

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