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The Latest: Sweden's PM keeps limit on gatherings The Latest: Sweden's PM keeps limit on gatherings 09/24/2020 06:16am • STOCKHOLM -- Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Lofven says he’s keeping the 50 person-limit for gatherings. β€œWhat we do right now, we will enjoy later. What we do wrong, we will suffer later,” Lofven said. Lofven urged people to avoid gatherings, private parties, crowded places and recommended Asia Today: China to let in more foreigners as virus recedes Asia Today: China to let in more foreigners as virus recedes 09/24/2020 01:42am • BEIJING (AP) β€” Foreigners holding certain types of visas and residence permits will be permitted to return to China starting next week as the threat of the coronavirus continues to recede. The new regulation lifts a monthslong blanket suspension covering most foreigners apart from diplomats and th AP FACT CHECK: Trump exaggerates his gains for veterans AP FACT CHECK: Trump exaggerates his gains for veterans 09/23/2020 03:16pm • WASHINGTON (AP) β€” President Donald Trump claimed to receive a 2016 award from military veterans that didn't exist and falsely denigrated the record of the late Republican Sen. John McCain on veterans affairs, whose widow endorsed Democratic rival Joe Biden for president. A look at some of Trump's The Latest: Nigeria urges vaccine to be available to all The Latest: Nigeria urges vaccine to be available to all 09/22/2020 04:15pm • UNITED NATIONS (AP) β€” The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT): 8:15 p.m. The president of Africa’s most populous country, Nigeria, is calling for the β€œuninhibited supply of safe and effective coronavirus vaccines for all.” African nations have been outspoken in seeking the In UN speech, Duterte defends drug war but tempers tone In UN speech, Duterte defends drug war but tempers tone 09/22/2020 12:02pm • UNITED NATIONS (AP) β€” Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte defended his drug crackdown, dismissed criticism from human rights advocates and underscored his country's claims in the South China Sea as the sometimes aggressive critic of the United Nations addressed its annual gathering of world lead DC area joins nationwide trend of first-time gun ownership DC area joins nationwide trend of first-time gun ownership 09/22/2020 12:11am • Cedric Barnes, owner of Barnes 1st Step Firearms Training in Southeast D.C., teaches student Teia Hill how to control a gun’s recoil by adjusting her stance and grip. (WTOP/Matthew Delaney) The sounds of gunfire ringing through her Southeast D.C. neighborhood had always kept Neta Vaught away f AP PHOTOS: Pandemic dampens Kashmir weddings, lavish feasts AP PHOTOS: Pandemic dampens Kashmir weddings, lavish feasts 09/21/2020 08:49pm • SRINAGAR, India (AP) β€” In Indian-controlled Kashmir, the coronavirus pandemic within months has changed an elaborate and lavish marriage tradition that had remained virtually unaltered for centuries. Three days of feasting, elaborate rituals and huge gatherings have been replaced by muted ceremoni UN diplomacy goes impersonal, but what’s lost along the way? UN diplomacy goes impersonal, but what’s lost along the way? 09/21/2020 08:11pm • Each year, for nearly seven decades, the spectacle has unfolded in grand and scripted fashion: Leader after world leader striding to the podium inside the colossal U.N. General Assembly chamber to uncork carefully calibrated speeches, posture publicly and speak the language of statecraft. And each y Solo Old Age: How to Prepare 09/21/2020 08:00pm • Artha Freeman, 66, has been divorced for nearly 15 years, lives alone in rural Colorado with no family nearby and has no children. Far from being lonely, she's enjoying the solo life. She owns a horse farm, has a strong network of friends for good conversation and, in normal times, for travel and di Born to prevent war, UN at 75 faces a deeply polarized world Born to prevent war, UN at 75 faces a deeply polarized world 09/21/2020 05:42pm • UNITED NATIONS (AP) β€” The United Nations marked its 75th anniversary Monday with its chief urging leaders of an increasingly polarized, go-it-alone world to work together and preserve the organization’s most important success since its founding: avoiding a military confrontation between the majo 'I miss mommy': Families shattered by COVID forge new paths 'I miss mommy': Families shattered by COVID forge new paths 09/21/2020 10:22am • Just four months had passed since Ramon Ramirez buried his wife and now, here he was, hospitalized himself with COVID-19. The prognosis was dire, and the fate of his younger children consumed him. Before ending his final video call with his oldest, a 29-year-old single mother of two, he had one fina 2020 Watch: Is this suddenly a new election? 2020 Watch: Is this suddenly a new election? 09/21/2020 08:59am • NEW YORK (AP) β€” Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to general election: 43 Days to first debate: 8 ___ THE NARRATIVE The October surprise of 2020 came early. The death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg injects another generational fight Key EU states worry South America trade pact may hurt Amazon Key EU states worry South America trade pact may hurt Amazon 09/21/2020 06:25am • BRUSSELS (AP) β€” EU countries remained divided Monday on whether to approve a preliminary free trade deal drafted last year with South American countries because of concerns related to the Amazon deforestation and the respect of European standards. Speaking at an informal meeting of the 27-nation u 2020 serves another blow as Ginsburg's death ignites fight 2020 serves another blow as Ginsburg's death ignites fight 09/20/2020 08:15pm • WASHINGTON (AP) β€” Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death drew mourners to the steps of the Supreme Court, where they sang β€œAmazing Grace” in the dark. Fresh off a rally stage in Minnesota, President Donald Trump learned of the loss and praised Ginsburg as an β€œamazing” woman. Such grace notes Analysis: US to hit 200K dead; Trump sees no need for regret Analysis: US to hit 200K dead; Trump sees no need for regret 09/20/2020 05:52am • WASHINGTON (AP) β€” As the coronavirus pandemic began bearing down on the United States in March, President Donald Trump set out his expectations. If the U.S. could keep the death toll between 100,000 to 200,000 people, Trump said, it would indicate that his administration had β€œdone a very good
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