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GEORGE TOWN: The Government of this British overseas territory has made amendments to the Public Health Law that will see residents being fined CI$10,000 and up to two years in prison if they breach home-isolation regulations implemented to fight...
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (left) stands in line to cast his early vote at the Park Slope Armory YMCA on Tuesday in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The mayor waited over three hours in line to cast his vote.

When Jamaican Dorrett Aarons entered the polling station in Mount Vernon on Tuesday to cast her vote in early voting in New York, little did she know that it would have been an eight-hour wait. “I got to the polling station around 12:26 p.m. and...

NEW YORK (AP): A president who downplayed the coronavirus threat, scorned masks and undercut scientists at every turn. Governors who resisted or rolled back containment measures amid public backlash. State lawmakers who used federal COVID-19 aid to...

JERUSALEM (AP): A convoy of cars decorated with American flags and Trump 2020 banners on Tuesday drove from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, holding a rally outside the US Embassy in support of the American president ahead of next week’s election. Some two...

MADRID (AP): Leopoldo López, the Venezuelan politician who for years has led the biggest challenge to the government of Nicolás Maduro, has pledged from his self-imposed exile in Spain to continue fighting to “free” his homeland. López, who spent...

BELMOPAN (CMC): Belizean health authorities say they will request that the government impose a curfew on the night of the general elections here as a result of the increased cases in coronavirus (COVID-19). The National Oversight Committee (NOC)...

PARIS (AP): A French doctor warned Monday that his country has “lost control of the epidemic,” a day after health authorities reported more than 52,000 new coronavirus cases as nations across Europe enact more sweeping restrictions to try to slow...

BEIJING (AP): China has ordered six United States-based news media to file detailed information about their operations in China, the latest volley in a monthslong battle with the Trump administration. A foreign ministry statement issued late Monday...

MOSCOW (AP): Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed Monday that NATO and Russia should conduct mutual inspections of each other’s military bases to secure a moratorium on the deployment of new missiles in Europe, following last year’s demise of...

THE HAGUE (AP): An 87-year-old Rwandan arrested in France was transferred to the custody of a United Nations court in The Netherlands on Monday, nearly 23 years after he was first indicted for his alleged involvement in the 1994 genocide in his...
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