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  • China pushes emergency use of COVID vaccine despite concerns

    China pushes emergency use of COVID vaccine despite concerns BEIJING (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people have taken one of the four leading vaccine candidates in China. Kan Chai, a popular journalist and writer in September shared his experience of signing up for a state-backed firm’s vaccine candidate,…

  • Top Bollywood star Deepika Padukone questioned in drug probe

    Top Bollywood star Deepika Padukone questioned in drug probe NEW DELHI (AP) — A top Bollywood star, Deepika Padukone, is being questioned by India’s narcotics agency that is probing the movie industry’s links with drug peddlers and cartels. She arrived at the Narcotics Control Board’s office in Mumbai on…

  • Family demands release of evidence in Breonna Taylor’s case

    Family demands release of evidence in Breonna Taylor’s case LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Breonna Taylor’s family is demanding that Kentucky authorities release all body camera footage, police files and the transcripts of the grand jury hearings that led to no charges against police officers who killed the Black woman…

  • It’s ‘now or never’ for ex-Trump aides weighing speaking out

    It’s ‘now or never’ for ex-Trump aides weighing speaking out WASHINGTON (AP) — With just weeks left before the Nov. 3 election, it’s decision time for a number of current and former Trump administration officials who are debating whether to speak out against President Donald Trump. They’re considering whether…

  • Trump shifts focus to Pennsylvania to shore up reelection

    Trump shifts focus to Pennsylvania to shore up reelection HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — With less than 40 days to go until the election, Pennsylvania is poised to emerge as the most crucial battleground on the map, one President Donald Trump may not be able to be win another term…

  • Trump expected to announce conservative Barrett for court

    Trump expected to announce conservative Barrett for court WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to announce Saturday that he is nominating Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. If the federal judge from Indiana is confirmed, it will allow Trump to put a historic conservative stamp…

  • Mushrooms linked to salmonella outbreaks in 10 states

    Mushrooms linked to salmonella outbreaks in 10 states LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal officials are warning of salmonella cases in at least 10 states linked to dried mushrooms from a Southern California company. More than 40 people have gotten sick and four have been hospitalized, the U.S. Centers for…

  • Still no cause for mass pilot whale stranding in Australia

    Still no cause for mass pilot whale stranding in Australia HOBART, Australia (AP) — The reason for Australia’s biggest mass whale stranding will probably remain a mystery but the social nature of the species involved may have played a part. Officials say 108 of some 470 long-finned pilot whales…

  • Portland, Oregon, braces itself for large right-wing rally

    Portland, Oregon, braces itself for large right-wing rally PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A rally in Portland, Oregon, hosted by the right-wing group Proud Boys was expected to bring several thousand supporters of President Donald Trump to the city on Saturday. Organizers of the rally described the event as a…

  • He’s not running, but Morales looms large in Bolivia vote

    He’s not running, but Morales looms large in Bolivia vote LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Even in exile, Evo Morales is a factor in Bolivia’s election next month. National rifts that contributed to chaos in 2019 threaten to destabilize the Oct. 18 vote and its aftermath nearly one year…