A technical glitch at a voting supersite, hours-long lines, and a last-minute court ruling marked the start of in-person early voting in Georgia, a presidential battleground for the first time in decades that will also play a huge role in deciding which party controls the Senate.
Hydro-Québec has poured US$8.3-million into a campaign to influence a referendum in Maine on a controversial new electricity transmission corridor, raising accusations of foreign election interference.
While being held at the Irwin immigration detention center in Georgia, one Mexican woman was reportedly subject to gynecological surgery without her approval and without receiving post-operative care, the ministry said in a weekend statement.
Facebook Inc. said it would begin removing Holocaust denials or distortions from its social-media platforms, a move that follows years of complaints from civil-rights groups that the company tolerated hate speech and enabled the spread of misinformation.
"We witnessed how the Arctic ocean is dying," Rex said. "We saw this process right outside our windows, or when we walked on the brittle ice."
"At the North Pole itself, we found badly eroded, melted, thin and brittle ice."
Relying on naturally obtaining herd immunity would be “scientifically and ethically problematic”, Tedros said. “Allowing a dangerous virus that we don’t fully understand to run free is simply unethical. It’s not an option.”
The mass testing comes after the discovery of a dozen cases linked to a hospital treating coronavirus patients arriving from abroad.
In May, China tested the entire city of Wuhan - home to 11 million people and the epicentre of the global pandemic.
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has promised "extensive" reforms amid protests against police brutality.
But demonstrators remain unhappy following Sunday's announcement that officers are being redeployed to other units rather than being disciplined.
"A Canadian court, after extensive proceedings, has agreed that our extradition request has met the dual criminality standard that's a prerequisite for extradition…there's only one person in the United States, I think, who doesn't understand that and I think in a few months he won't be president anymore."
The United Nations mission in Libya has said the country’s rival sides will hold direct political and military talks next month.
The announcement came hours before Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) said it would resume production on Sharara – the country’s largest oilfield – from Sunday.