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Bill Cosby, now 83, grins in newly released prison mug shot

Bill Cosby, now 83, grins in newly released prison mug shot

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A newly released prison mug shot shows Bill Cosby smiling with a disposable mask hanging off his face.
Stampede kills 11 Afghans seeking visas to leave country

Stampede kills 11 Afghans seeking visas to leave country

KABUL — At least 11 women were trampled to death when a stampede broke out Wednesday among thousands of Afghans waiting in a soccer stadium to get visas to leave the country, officials said.
Cathay Pacific cuts 8,500 jobs, shutters regional airline

Cathay Pacific cuts 8,500 jobs, shutters regional airline

Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific Airways said Wednesday it would cut 8,500 jobs and shut a regional airline as it grapples with the plunge in air travel due to the pandemic.

Think-tank urges China to release Canadian employee

TANZANIA, Tanzania — The president of the International Crisis Group used a high-level U.N.
How Trump plowed through $1 billion, losing cash advantage

How Trump plowed through $1 billion, losing cash advantage

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s sprawling political operation has raised well over $1 billion since he took the White House in 2017 — and set a lot of it on fire. Trump bought a $10 million Super Bowl ad when he didn’t yet have a challenger.
Leaders in US, Europe divided on response to surging virus

Leaders in US, Europe divided on response to surging virus

SALT LAKE CITY — Virus cases are surging across Europe and many U.S. states, but responses by leaders are miles apart, with officials in Ireland, France and elsewhere imposing curfews and restricting gatherings even as some U.S.
Amnesty: Credible reports protesters shot dead in Nigeria

Amnesty: Credible reports protesters shot dead in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria — Amnesty International said late Tuesday there was “credible but disturbing evidence” that security forces in the megacity of Lagos had fatally shot protesters who were demonstrating against police brutality despite a new curfew going
High court allows 3-day extension for Pennsylvania ballots

High court allows 3-day extension for Pennsylvania ballots

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will allow Pennsylvania to count mailed-in ballots received up to three days after the Nov. 3 election, rejecting a Republican plea in the presidential battleground state.
Duterte: Hold me responsible for killings in drug crackdown

Duterte: Hold me responsible for killings in drug crackdown

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine president has said he accepts responsibility for the thousands of killings committed during police operations in his crackdown on drugs, adding that he was even ready to go to jail.
US, Russia appear set to extend last remaining nuclear pact

US, Russia appear set to extend last remaining nuclear pact

WASHINGTON — The United States and Russia inched closer Tuesday to a deal to extend their last remaining arms control pact, after U.S. threats to allow the deal to expire early next year.