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A voter, left, wearing a face mask has her temperature checked with a thermal scanner at the Dunearn Secondary School polling station in Singapore Friday, July 10, 2020. Wearing masks and plastic gloves, Singaporeans began voting in a general election that is expected to return Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's long-ruling party to power. (AP Photo/Royston Chan)
Singaporeans vote in polls expected to return ruling partyWearing masks and plastic gloves, Singaporeans are voting in a general election that is expected to return Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s long-governing party to power
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this May 25, 2020, file photo, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, wearing a face mask amid the coronavirus pandemic, stands among supporters as he leaves his official residence of Alvorada palace in Brasilia, Brazil. Bolsonaro said Tuesday, July 7, he tested positive for COVID-19 after months of downplaying the virus's severity while deaths mounted rapidly inside the country. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)
Bolivian president has COVID-19 as virus hits region's eliteInterim Bolivian President Jeanine Áñez says she has tested positive for the new coronavirus but feels strong and will continue working from isolation
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Friday, June 26, 2020 file photo, people wear masks while exercising at a gym in Los Angeles. On Thursday, July 9, 2020, the World Health Organization is acknowledging the possibility that COVID-19 might be spread in the air under certain conditions — after more than 200 scientists urged the agency to do so. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
WHO: Indoor airborne spread of coronavirus possible The World Health Organization is acknowledging the possibility that COVID-19 might be spread in the air under certain conditions
The Associated Press8 hours ago
'Extremely Exciting' Photos Emerge of Rare Great ApesYou're not likely to see a Cross River gorilla in person, but you can see a whole troop in a series of rare photos. Cross River gorillas are the most endangered subspecies of ape, with only 300 known to live in the wild, reports the BBC . The gorillas—which have...
Newser9 hours ago
FILE - In this June 5, 2014, file photo, Park Won-soon, then candidate for Seoul city mayor of the main opposition party New Politics Alliance for Democracy celebrates his victory in the Seoul mayoral election at his office in Seoul, South Korea. Police say on Thursday, July 9, 2020, Park, the current mayor of South Korean capital Seoul, has been reported missing and search operations are underway.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
Late Seoul mayor was outspoken liberal who eyed presidencyPark Won-soon was the longest-serving mayor of South Korea's capital and a fierce critic of economic inequality who was seen as a potential presidential candidate
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Reporters Suing Brazil Leader Over His COVID BriefingA group of journalists in Brazil plans to sue President Jair Bolsonaro after he removed his mask during a Tuesday press conference in which he announced he had tested positive for COVID-19 . Several masked reporters held microphones close to Bolsonaro's chest as he spoke from behind a mask. Bolsonaro then...
Newser10 hours ago
Seoul's Mayor Found Dead After Message to DaughterThe mayor of the South Korean capital of Seoul has been found dead following a massive police search, reports CNN . Park Won-soon, who had been seen as a possible presidential candidate, was reported missing Thursday after being named in a sexual harassment complaint. The 64-year-old's phone had been turned off,...
Newser10 hours ago
U.S Ambassador to Albania Yuri Kim speaks during the inauguration of a memorial in Tirana, Thursday, July 9, 2020. A memorial to the six million Jews murdered during the World War II and for the Albanians who protected them from the Nazis was inaugurated Thursday in the capital. (Xhulio Hajdari/Tirana City Hall via AP)
Albania Holocaust memorial honors locals who protected JewsAlbania has inaugurated a Holocaust memorial in the capital to honor the dead and the Albanians who protected Jews from the Nazis
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this Friday, June 26, 2020 file photo, people gather at a reopened beach on the first weekend after lockdown measures were lifted in Sale, Morocco. Morocco will start gradually reopening its air and maritime borders next week after one of the world’s strictest border lockdowns, which trapped tourists inside the country and left thousands of Moroccans stranded abroad and unable to come home. Only Moroccan citizens and expatriates living in Morocco will be allowed to travel in the first stage of the reopening starting July 14. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy, file)
Morocco to start reopening borders after strict lockdownMorocco will start gradually reopening its air and maritime borders next week after one of the world’s strictest border lockdowns
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Driver Fights Off Deadly Snake With Knife, Seat BeltGovernment guidance in Queensland, Australia, says people who encounter snakes should calmly back away to a safe distance. It doesn't specify what you should do if one starts to wrap itself around you while you're driving. That's what a 27-year-old man, identified only as Jimmy, told officers had happened after...
Newser14 hours ago
WHO chief taps ex-leaders to head COVID-19 response panelThe World Health Organization chief says the former president of Liberia and a former New Zealand prime minister will lead a panel to give an “honest assessment” of the global response to the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press14 hours ago
A general view of the scene where a man was shot dead on Saturday, in Gerasdorf, Austria, Sunday, July 5, 2020. Police in Austria say they have detained a 47-year-old Russian man after a 43-year-old compatriot was shot dead near Vienna late Saturday. Austrian media report the killing is being investigated as a possible political assassination. Austrian news agency APA reported the victim was an ethnic Chechen who had lived in Austria for more than a decade. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
Chechen leader blames foreign spies for slaying his criticsThe regional strongman leader of Russia’s province of Chechnya has blamed unidentified foreign special services for the recent killing in Austria of a Chechen man who criticized him
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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