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Trump: Some men insulted that Biden vowed to name female VP

Trump: Some men insulted that Biden vowed to name female VP

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump criticized his Democratic rival's vice-presidential selection process, saying Tuesday that some men are “insulted” by Joe Biden's promise to select a woman as his running mate.
'Poor People's Campaign' eyes low-income voters in 13 states

'Poor People's Campaign' eyes low-income voters in 13 states

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — A coalition of activists, unions, and religious leaders inspired by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s last organizing effort said Tuesday new data suggest low-income voters in key states could swing some U.S. Senate races.
Japan tech giant SoftBank's profits rise on investments

Japan tech giant SoftBank's profits rise on investments

TOKYO — Japanese technology giant SoftBank Group Corp.'s said Tuesday that its profit rose 12% in April-June from a year earlier as its investments added to its coffers, including sales of its shares in U.S. carrier T-Mobile.
Bumpy road ahead: UK bracing for big spike in unemployment

Bumpy road ahead: UK bracing for big spike in unemployment

LONDON — The U.K. has kept a lid on its unemployment rate so far during the coronavirus pandemic but, scratch beneath the surface, there are worrying trends that will likely see the jobless total soaring by the end of the year.
Opposition candidate leaves Belarus, urges end to protests

Opposition candidate leaves Belarus, urges end to protests

MINSK, Belarus — The top opposition candidate in Belarus' presidential vote, who initially refused to concede her defeat amid a massive police crackdown on anti-government protesters, said Tuesday she has left for Lithuania and called on her supporte
Sharon Stone writes memoir that doesn't 'pull any punches'

Sharon Stone writes memoir that doesn't 'pull any punches'

NEW YORK — Sharon Stone has taken on a new, real-life role — memoir writer. “I have learned to forgive the unforgivable," says Stone, whose ”The Beauty of Living Twice" comes out in March.
Russia's approval of virus vaccine greeted with some alarm

Russia's approval of virus vaccine greeted with some alarm

MOSCOW — Russia on Tuesday became the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine for use in tens of thousands of its citizens despite international skepticism about injections that have not completed clinical trials and were studied in only dozen
Asia Today: New Zealand reports 1st local cases in 102 days

Asia Today: New Zealand reports 1st local cases in 102 days

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Tuesday that authorities have found four cases of the coronavirus in one Auckland household from an unknown source, the first reported cases of local transmission in the country
Global coronavirus cases top 20M as Russia approves vaccine

Global coronavirus cases top 20M as Russia approves vaccine

ROME — The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide topped 20 million, more than half of them from the United States, India and Brazil, as Russia on Tuesday became the first country to approve a vaccine against the virus.

Nigeria singer sentenced to death in north for blasphemy

LAGOS, Nigeria — A young musician in northern Nigeria’s Kano state has been sentenced to death by hanging for blasphemy against Prophet Muhammad.
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