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2020 Watch: Will loser of the election accept the result?

2020 Watch: Will loser of the election accept the result?

WASHINGTON — Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into the final week of the 2020 campaign: Days to general election: 1 ___ THE NARRATIVE It's almost over.
Ex-South Korean President Lee back to prison after ruling

Ex-South Korean President Lee back to prison after ruling

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak was sent back to prison on Monday, four days after the country’s top court upheld his 17-year prison term for corruption crimes.
Nuclear waste shipment arrives in Germany, protests likely

Nuclear waste shipment arrives in Germany, protests likely

BERLIN — A shipment of reprocessed nuclear waste arrived Monday at a port in northern Germany, and authorities were braced for likely protests as it is transported across the country to a storage site.
Thousands continue protests against Indonesia’s new jobs law

Thousands continue protests against Indonesia’s new jobs law

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Thousands of workers in Indonesia on Monday continued their protests against the country’s new jobs law that critics say will erode labour rights and weaken environmental protections.
Germany launches 4-week partial shutdown to curb virus

Germany launches 4-week partial shutdown to curb virus

BERLIN — A four-week partial shutdown has started in Germany, with restaurants, bars, theatres , cinemas and other leisure facilities closing down until the end of the month in a drive to flatten a rapid rise in coronavirus infections.
Indonesian Muslims protest France's defence of cartoon

Indonesian Muslims protest France's defence of cartoon

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian Muslims marched to the heavily guarded French Embassy in Indonesia’s capital on Monday to protest France’s president and his staunch support of secular laws that deem caricatures depicting the Prophet Muhammad as prote
Tropical Storm Eta ties record; expected to become hurricane

Tropical Storm Eta ties record; expected to become hurricane

MIAMI — Rain-heavy Tropical Storm Eta grew rapidly to near hurricane strength Sunday while heading for a drenching collision with Central America, as this Atlantic hurricane system tied the record for the most named storms.
Biden works to push Black turnout in campaign's final days

Biden works to push Black turnout in campaign's final days

PHILADELPHIA — Joe Biden was spending the final days of the presidential campaign appealing to Black supporters to vote in-person during a pandemic that has disproportionally affected their communities, betting that a strong turnout will boost his ch
The Latest: Brazil protesters oppose vaccine mandate

The Latest: Brazil protesters oppose vaccine mandate

SAO PAULO — Protesters have gathered in Brazil’s two biggest cities to demonstrate against any mandate for the taking of a coronavirus vaccine, supporting a rejection campaign encouraged by President Jair Bolsonaro in opposition to the advice of most
Algeria votes on new constitution amid opposition boycott

Algeria votes on new constitution amid opposition boycott

ALGIERS, Algeria — Algerians voted Sunday on whether to approve a revised constitution that imposes term limits, promises new freedoms and is aimed at answering demands from pro-democracy protesters who pushed out their long-serving, autocratic presi