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Health workers call for residents to gather for coronavirus testing in Subang, on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. Malaysia extended restricted movements in its biggest city Kuala Lumpur, neighboring Selangor state and the administrative capital of Putrajaya from Wednesday in an attempt to curb a sharp rise in coronavirus cases. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Malaysian PM's key ally demands early polls in new snag

Oct. 29, 2020 10:08 PM EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The key ally in Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's coalition has called for general elections to be held to establish a stable government once the coronavirus pandemic subsides, in a new snag to his fragile hold on power. Muhyiddin, who took office in March, has only...

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2020, file photo, cars are driven past a billboard urging voters to vote

New Zealand votes to legalize euthanasia but not marijuana

Oct. 29, 2020 9:59 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealanders voted to legalize euthanasia in a binding referendum, but preliminary results released Friday showed they likely would not legalize marijuana. With about 83% of votes counted, New Zealanders emphatically endorsed the euthanasia measure with 65% voting in favor...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) waves to fans after an NCAA college football game against Syracuse in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Ken Ruinard/Pool Photo via AP)

Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence tests positive for COVID-19

Oct. 29, 2020 9:44 PM EDT

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence has tested positive for COVID-19, putting into doubt whether the face of college football will be available to play the top-ranked Tigers' biggest game of the season. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said in a statement released by the school Thursday night that Lawrence is in...

Dr. Angela Dunn, state epidemiologist from the Utah Department of Health, speaks during the daily COVID-19 briefing at the Utah State Capitol Thursday, April 9, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, Pool)

Utah epidemiologist's home address leaked online for protest

Oct. 29, 2020 9:41 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Anti-mask protesters stood in front of the home of Utah Epidemiologist Dr. Angela Dunn on Thursday evening after her personal information was leaked online. Dunn said it was “scary and wrong” that anyone would feel comfortable sharing her personal information and...

President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up after arriving at Pope Army Field for an event with troops at Fort Bragg, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, in Pope Field, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

The Latest: Trump meets troops involved in al-Baghdadi raid

Oct. 29, 2020 9:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 9:30 p.m. President Donald Trump quietly met with U.S. Special Forces troops involved in last year’s raid to kill Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Trump flew into Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on Thursday for what...

In a photo provided by Word Aflame Ministries, people are outdoors during a service at Word Aflame Tabernacle in La Habra Heights, Calif. The Pentecostal church says the city violated its constitutional rights by harassing it over the way it has held outdoor gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Word Aflame Ministries via AP)

Church: California city violated its rights during pandemic

Oct. 29, 2020 9:24 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When other church leaders protested coronavirus shutdown orders, saying they were following the word of the Lord, pastor Joe Garcia said he followed the word of the law. He held services online for months during coronavirus restrictions and later his Pentecostal flock socially distanced...

426Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a drive-in rally at Broward College, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, in Coconut Creek, Fla. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trump fights headwinds as he and Biden battle over Florida

Oct. 29, 2020 9:19 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Pressing against stiff headwinds from the pandemic, President Donald Trump steered toward what he hoped was safer political ground with the U.S. economy Thursday, as Democratic rival Joe Biden kept up his assault on Trump’s handling of the coronavirus. Campaigning hours apart in...

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, file photo, Clemson wide receiver Amari Rodgers, left, is tackled by LSU cornerback Kary Vincent Jr. during the first half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game in New Orleans. All-America wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase, Vincent and defensive end Neil Farrell Jr. have announced they won’t be playing this season. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Lawrence out, No. 1 Clemson looks for 10th straight over BC

Oct. 29, 2020 9:18 PM EDT

Boston College (4-2, 3-2 ACC) at No. 1 Clemson (6-0, 5-0), Saturday at noon (ABC). Line: Clemson by 31. Series record: Clemson leads 18-9-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Playing without star quarterback Trevor Lawrence after he tested positive for COVID-19, Clemson is seeking its third straight 7-0 start and fifth in...

FILE - In this July 29, 2020, file photo, Lisa Finander, right, checks that each ballot has the voter's name on the ballot and mailing envelope and Laurie Mattila, left, checked that it was correct at Minneapolis Elections & Voter Services in Minneapolis. A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020 that Minnesota absentee ballots that arrive after Election Day should be separated from other ballots in case they are later invalidated by a court.(Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP)

Court: Late Minnesota absentee ballots must be separated

Oct. 29, 2020 9:11 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota absentee ballots arriving after Election Day should be separated from other ballots in case they are later invalidated by a court, an appeals court panel said Thursday, in a ruling that puts the state's extended counting period at risk and sets the stage for post-election...

Washoe County cutting 250 limit on gatherings back to 50

Oct. 29, 2020 9:05 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Beginning next week, public gatherings in Washoe County will be subject to the same 50-person limitation that was in effect before Gov. Steve Sisolak raised the statewide cap to 250 on Oct. 1 as part of a relaxing of COVID-19 restrictions. A state task force approved the change Thursday...