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Think-tank urges China to release Canadian employee

TANZANIA, Tanzania — The president of the International Crisis Group used a high-level U.N.
How Trump plowed through $1 billion, losing cash advantage

How Trump plowed through $1 billion, losing cash advantage

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s sprawling political operation has raised well over $1 billion since he took the White House in 2017 — and set a lot of it on fire. Trump bought a $10 million Super Bowl ad when he didn’t yet have a challenger.
Leaders in US, Europe divided on response to surging virus

Leaders in US, Europe divided on response to surging virus

SALT LAKE CITY — Virus cases are surging across Europe and many U.S. states, but responses by leaders are miles apart, with officials in Ireland, France and elsewhere imposing curfews and restricting gatherings even as some U.S.
Amnesty: Credible reports protesters shot dead in Nigeria

Amnesty: Credible reports protesters shot dead in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria — Amnesty International said late Tuesday there was “credible but disturbing evidence” that security forces in the megacity of Lagos had fatally shot protesters who were demonstrating against police brutality despite a new curfew going
High court allows 3-day extension for Pennsylvania ballots

High court allows 3-day extension for Pennsylvania ballots

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will allow Pennsylvania to count mailed-in ballots received up to three days after the Nov. 3 election, rejecting a Republican plea in the presidential battleground state.
Duterte: Hold me responsible for killings in drug crackdown

Duterte: Hold me responsible for killings in drug crackdown

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine president has said he accepts responsibility for the thousands of killings committed during police operations in his crackdown on drugs, adding that he was even ready to go to jail.
US, Russia appear set to extend last remaining nuclear pact

US, Russia appear set to extend last remaining nuclear pact

WASHINGTON — The United States and Russia inched closer Tuesday to a deal to extend their last remaining arms control pact, after U.S. threats to allow the deal to expire early next year.
Danish submarine killer briefly escapes from prison

Danish submarine killer briefly escapes from prison

COPENHAGEN — A Danish man convicted of torturing and murdering a Swedish journalist on his homemade submarine made a dramatic but brief escape from a suburban Copenhagen prison Tuesday, reportedly taking a hostage to break out before police recapture
Nagorno-Karabakh fighting continues despite truce efforts

Nagorno-Karabakh fighting continues despite truce efforts

YEREVAN, Armenia — Armenia and Azerbaijan reported more fighting on Tuesday over the separatist territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, where clashes have continued for over three weeks despite two attempts at establishing a cease-fire.
UK to infect healthy volunteers in vaccine research trial

UK to infect healthy volunteers in vaccine research trial

LONDON — Danica Marcos wants to be infected with COVID-19.