President Donald Trump announced conservative appellate judge Amy Coney Barrett, whom he called 'brilliant and gifted,' as his third U.S. Supreme Court appointment, setting off a scramble in the Republican-led Senate to confirm her before Election Day.
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North Korea warns of naval tensions during search for slain South Korean
North Korea said on Sunday it is searching for the body a South Korean official killed by its troops, but warned that South Korean naval operations in the area threatened to raise tensions by intruding across a disputed sea border.
Biden promises U.S. mayors he will be a partner in the White House
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden assured U.S. mayors on Saturday he would be an active partner in the White House in helping them respond to racial justice protests and the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
NZ prime minister on course for election victory: poll
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is poised to retain power at next month's election, a widely watched poll showed on Sunday, although it said a recent COVID-19 outbreak has dented her support slightly.
Mexico issues arrest warrants on sixth anniversary of disappearance of 43 college students
Mexican authorities have issued dozens of arrest warrants for police and soldiers whom they believe may have participated in the 2014 disappearance of 43 Mexican college students, head of the investigation said on Saturday.
As U.S., China squabble at U.N., a plea - and warning - from one of world's smallest states
As China and the United States feuded at the United Nations this week over COVID-19 and climate, one of the world's smallest states pleaded for detente.
Rochester names first female police chief in wake of racial justice protests
The mayor of Rochester, New York named the city's first female police chief on Saturday, weeks after firing the previous chief amid protests over the death of a Black man in police custody.
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