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Brazil's Marta to miss 2 games after testing positive

Nov. 21, 2020 7:28 PM EST

SAO PAULO (AP) — Six-time world player of the year Marta tested positive for the coronavirus and will miss Brazil's upcoming friendly games against Ecuador. Brazil's soccer confederation announced the news Saturday and said it has informed Orlando Pride, Marta's team in the National Women’s Soccer...

A workers scans and tabulate ballots, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, at the Miami-Dade County Elections Department in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

GOP flips 2 Dem House seats in Florida, including Shalala

Nov. 3, 2020 11:22 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Republicans flipped a pair of Democratic U.S. House seats in Florida on Tuesday, with Maria Elvira Salazar defeating Rep. Donna Shalala and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez ousting Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell. The GOP will have a 16-11 edge in Florida's House delegation in...

Vehicle strikes 3 Notre Dame students, killing 2, in Indiana

Oct. 24, 2020 4:44 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A vehicle struck three University of Notre Dame students, killing two of them early Saturday in the northern Indiana city that's home to the university's campus, the school's president said. South Bend police said the vehicle hit three pedestrians before crashing into a house just...

FILE - In this April 15, 2020 file photo, a healthcare worker testing for the new coronavirus monitors the results of antibody tests, inside a home in Lima, Peru. Peru imported millions of COVID-9 antibody tests to detect infections, even though they are not designed to identify active cases. Some have been banned from distribution in the United States after being found faulty. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, File)

Hard-hit Peru's costly bet on cheap COVID-19 antibody tests

Oct. 7, 2020 5:34 PM EDT

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — In the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, the harried health officials of Peru faced a quandary. They knew molecular tests for COVID-19 were the best option to detect the virus – yet they didn’t have the labs, the supplies, or the technicians to make them work. ...

FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 5, 2016 file photo, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange appears at the window before speaking on the balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. A London court has heard that Julian Assange’s conversations in the latter part of his seven-year stay at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London were systematically bugged, even in the toilet. Two anonymous witnesses who worked for a Spanish firm with a security contract at the embassy said the WikiLeaks founder faced an intensifying bugging operation after Donald Trump became U.S. president. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

Assange bugged while at Ecuadorian Embassy, UK court told

Sep. 30, 2020 1:36 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Julian Assange's conversations in the latter part of his 7-year stay at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London were systematically bugged, even in the toilet, a London court heard Wednesday. In written statements at Assange’s extradition hearing, two anonymous witnesses who worked for a...