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A supporter of Bolivian President Evo Morales shows his support outside the presidential palace in La Paz, Bolivia, after a first round presidential election, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. According to official early returns, Morales is in the lead but appears headed to a December runoff against former President Carlos Mesa. (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
Morales leads in Bolivia vote, but seems headed for runoffBolivian President Evo Morales has the lead in early returns from the first round of the presidential election, but he appears headed to a runoff in the tightest political race of his life
The Associated Press4 minutes ago
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper, center, walks Gen. Scott Miller, right, chief of the U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan, at the U.S. military headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Esper arrived Sunday in Afghanistan, where stalled peace talks with the Taliban and persistent violent attacks by the insurgent group and Islamic State militants have complicated the Trump administration’s pledge to withdraw more than 5,000 American troops. He told reporters traveling with him that he believes the U.S. can reduce its force in Afghanistan without hurting the counterterrorism fight against al-Qaida and the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Lolita C. Balbor)
US defense chief in Afghanistan for firsthand look at warMark Esper is seeking a firsthand assessment of the U.S. military's future role in America's longest war as he makes his initial visit to Afghanistan as Pentagon chief
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Newspapers display redacted copy on their front pages in Sydney, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. Australia's major newspapers have published redacted front pages in a coordinated campaign to highlight government secrecy that is often justified on national security grounds. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
Australian papers redact front pages to expose govt secrecyAustralia's major newspapers published redacted front pages to highlight how often the government justifies secrecy on national security grounds
The Associated Press1 hour ago
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks at the 2019 Democratic women's leadership forum, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Pelosi leads congressional delegation in Afghanistan visitHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi meets Afghan leaders, US troops in Afghanistan
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Supporters of Indonesian President Joko Widodo holds a large national Red-White flag during rally to celebrate his inauguration for his second term in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Indonesian President Joko Widodo, who rose from poverty and pledged to champion democracy, fight entrenched corruption and modernise the world's most populous Muslim-majority nation, was sworn in Sunday for his second and final five-year term with a pledge to take bolder actions. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
Widodo begins 2nd term pledging to make Indonesia developedIndonesian President Joko Widodo sworn in for his final five-year term with a pledge to take bolder actions against poverty and entrenched corruption in the vibrant Southeast Asian democracy
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A van set on fire by protesters burns in Santiago, Chile, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Protests in the country have spilled over into a new day, even after President Sebastian Pinera cancelled the subway fare hike that prompted massive and violent demonstrations. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Chile violence continues despite gov't retreat on fare hikeProtests in Chile have spilled over into a new day even after the president cancelled a subway fare hike that prompted violent demonstrations
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Boeing says it regrets concerns over internal messagesBoeing says it understands and regrets concerns about internal messages it recently handed over to Congress and federal regulators investigating two deadly crashes of the company's 737 Max
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A man walks inside a Bank of China branch vandalized by protestors in Hong Kong, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. Hong Kong protesters flooded the city's streets on Sunday in defiance of a ban by the authorities on their march, setting up roadblocks and tossing firebombs amid the firing of tear gas by police. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Hong Kong descends into chaos again as protesters defy banHong Kong protesters again flood streets on Sunday, ignoring a police ban on the rally and demanding the government meet their demands
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Classes canceled a 3rd day amid Chicago teacher strikeMore than 300,000 students in Chicago are getting another day off as contract talks continue between the teachers' union and the nation's third-largest school district
The Associated Press3 hours ago
One of two large cranes from the Hard Rock Hotel construction collapse is seen hanging over the edge above Canal Street in this aerial photo, after being detonated for implosion in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
The Latest: Mayor expects ruined hotel will be demolishedThe mayor of New Orleans mayor says she expects a partially collapsed hotel in her city will ultimately be demolished
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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