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YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Heavy fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh continued Thursday with Armenia and Azerbaijan trading blame for new attacks, hostilities that raised the threat of Turkey and Russia being drawn into the conflict.

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ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday slammed a joint statement by Greece, Cyprus and Egypt that condemns Turkish energy exploration in the eastern Mediterranean and numerous “provocations” that they maintain are threatening regional peace.

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BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks and U.S. futures mostly declined Thursday as investors watched Washington for signs of whether political leaders can agree on an economic aid plan in the two weeks before the Nov. 3 presidential election.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — ‎U.S. officials have accused Iran of being behind a flurry of threatening but fake emails sent to Democratic voters in multiple battleground states in a late-stage efforts to sway public opinion and interfere in the presidential election.

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BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri pledged Thursday to quickly form a new government that would halt the country's economic collapse, calling it a “last opportunity” to save the country hit by multiple political and financial crises.

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La presidente del tribunal Maria Lepenioti, derecha, habla mientras la fiscal Adamantia Economou escucha durante el juicio a Amanecer Dorado en Atenas, Grecia, 21 de octubre de 2020..

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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek court ruled Thursday to imprison the leadership of extreme right-wing Golden Dawn following their convictions for running the party like a criminal organization, but granted suspended sentences to five of the party's 18 former lawmakers who were convicted of les…

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La líder de la oposición de Bielorrusia, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya (en primer plano), habla mientras el ministro canadiense de Exteriores, François-Philippe Champagne, escucha durante una conferencia de prensa en Vilna, Lituania, el 16 de octubre de 2020.

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican and China extended a controversial accord on bishop nominations Thursday over strong opposition from the White House and conservative Catholics given Beijing's crackdown on religious believers.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Thursday awarded its top human rights prize to the Belarus opposition movement and its leader, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, for their challenge to President Alexander Lukashenko’s long, hard-line reign.

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MADRID (AP) — Spanish lawmakers on Thursday were set to reject a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez that was called by far-right party Vox over what it says was the government's poor handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

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CAIRO (AP) — A leading international human rights group on Thursday condemned Egypt's execution of 49 people so far this month — some arrested during a deadly crackdown on a mass protest in 2013 — and urged authorities in Cairo to grant fair retrials to those on the death row.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The government will provide its latest picture Thursday of the pace of job cuts in the United States, which remain elevated with the viral pandemic still impeding the economy seven months after it first erupted.

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BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany's disease control center urged people Thursday to be vigilant about following coronavirus precautions as the country posted a record number of new cases, saying a rapid increase in infections could be reversed but only if everyone works together.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — Sophie Wilmes, who as Belgian's prime minister led the country's fight against the coronavirus, has been hospitalized in intensive care with COVID-19, her office said Thursday.

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — When the coronavirus pummeled Dubai this spring, the maternity and wedding shoots and all the gigs that freelance photographer Paula Hainey had lined up vanished almost overnight.

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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Pope Francis’ endorsement of same-sex civil unions drew mixed reactions Thursday in the Philippines, Asia’s bastion of Catholicism, with a retired bishop saying he was scandalized by it while an LGBT group welcomed the pontiff’s remarks with relief.

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Activistas prodemocracia crean una cadena humana ante las barricadas policiales durante su marcha hacia la Casa de Gobierno, la oficina del primer ministro, durante una protesta en Bangkok, Tailandia, el miércoles 21 de octubre de 2020.

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ARCHIVO - En esta imagen de archivo del 16 de marzo de 2020, un joven con mascarilla camina por el Puente Carlos en Praga, República Checa. Los checos afrontaban de nuevo estrictas medidas para contener los contagios de coronavirus, pese a las promesas del gobierno sobre que las restriccione…

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BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s government on Thursday canceled a state of emergency it had declared last week for Bangkok in a gesture offered by the embattled prime minister to cool massive student-led protests seeking democracy reforms.

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Alphina Kamara wonders what might have happened if she’d been introduced to science and engineering careers at her high school in Wilmington, Delaware.

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Saudi Arabian governmental body on Thursday insisted that executions have been abolished for crimes committed by minors, after Human Rights Watch said earlier this week that Saudi prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a number of young men fro…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials have accused Iran of being behind a flurry of emails sent to Democratic voters in multiple battleground states that appeared to be aimed at intimidating them into voting for President Donald Trump.

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A new wonder is rising in the southern desert of Dubai against the backdrop of Persian Gulf beaches, but it's not another skyscraper to grace the futuristic sheikhdom. Instead, it's one of mankind's oldest power sources gaining its own space on the oil-rich…

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The Guantanamo detainees were promised they were being sent to a Muslim country for rehabilitation that would help integrate them into society, opening the way to jobs, money, and marriage, according to their lawyers and families.

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The Guantanamo detainees were promised they were being sent to a Muslim country for rehabilitation that would help integrate them into society, opening the way to jobs, money, and marriage, according to their lawyers and families.

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California's amusement parks have been pining to reopen for months, hoping to bring back thousands of workers sent home in March when the coronavirus pandemic forced them to close their gates.

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The Lufkin City Council has approved a professional services agreement with the law firm, Allison, Bass & Magee LLP, to help the city with its Census 2020 review.

A COVID-19 way of life is where we’re at this point, and some will use it as an excuse to perform and achieve. A coach that has just as much time as other coaches, come up with, it’s on him. He didn’t have the guys ready to play. What have you been doing then, because we’ve heard that one before?

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En esta fotografía publicada por la Agencia Espacial Roscosmos, el cohete Soyuz-2.1a con la cápsula Soyuz MS-17 despega el 14 de octubre de 2020 del cosmódromo de Baikonur, Kazajistán, con destino a la Estación Espacial Internacional.