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France: Suspect in priest's shooting freed, search widens

France: Suspect in priest's shooting freed, search widens

LYON, France — French police on Sunday released an initial suspect in the shooting of a Greek Orthodox priest and widened their search for the gunman who critically wounded the priest as he closed the door to his official residence at a church in the
Powerful typhoon lashes Philippines, killing at least 10

Powerful typhoon lashes Philippines, killing at least 10

MANILA, Philippines — A super typhoon blew into the eastern Philippines with disastrous force Sunday, killing at least 10 people and triggering volcanic mudflows that engulfed about 150 houses before weakening as it blew away from the country, offici
Indian troops kill top rebel commander in Kashmir fighting

Indian troops kill top rebel commander in Kashmir fighting

SRINAGAR, India — Indian government forces killed a top rebel commander in Kashmir during a gunbattle Sunday in the disputed region’s main city, police said, calling it a major success against the rebels' long fight against Indian rule.
Ruling due in Depp's high-stakes libel suit against tabloid

Ruling due in Depp's high-stakes libel suit against tabloid

LONDON — A British judge will decide Monday whether a tabloid newspaper defamed Johnny Depp by calling him a “wife beater,” a ruling with huge implications for the careers of both Depp and former spouse Amber Heard.
Turkish politician in Erdogan's party dies from virus

Turkish politician in Erdogan's party dies from virus

ISTANBUL — A Turkish politician from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling party has died from the coronavirus. Burhan Kuzu, 65, had been receiving treatment for COVID-19 since Oct. 17, the country’s health minister tweeted. He passed away Sunday.
Zambia's risk of default highlights Africa's debt crisis

Zambia's risk of default highlights Africa's debt crisis

KAMPALA, Uganda — Facing financial difficulties aggravated by the coronavirus pandemic, the southern African nation of Zambia appears headed for a default on debt owed to private investors.
Hong Kong lawmakers arrested over disruption of legislature

Hong Kong lawmakers arrested over disruption of legislature

Hong Kong police arrested seven people Sunday over scuffles that broke out with security guards during a faceoff between pro-democracy and pro-Beijing lawmakers in the city’s legislature earlier this year.
Obama: Trump failed to take pandemic, presidency seriously

Obama: Trump failed to take pandemic, presidency seriously

DETROIT — Calling Joe Biden his “brother,” Barack Obama on Saturday accused Donald Trump of failing to take the coronavirus pandemic and the presidency seriously as Democrats leaned on America's first Black president to energize Black voters in battl
The Latest: New Mexico governor: Stay home on Halloween

The Latest: New Mexico governor: Stay home on Halloween

SANTA FE, N.M. — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Saturday said the spread of coronavirus is out of control in New Mexico as she urged residents to stay home and avoid gathering with others to celebrate Halloween.
In Peru's Cuzco, pandemic devastates tourism and economy

In Peru's Cuzco, pandemic devastates tourism and economy

CUZCO, Peru — Efraín Valles guided world leaders, pop stars and a princess on exclusive tours through the land of the Incas. He now makes ice cream to survive amid the coronavirus pandemic.