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FIFA seeks better tech for offside, cheaper video review

Bayern’s Robert Lewandowski scores a goal that was disallowed on an offside call during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich in Dortmund earlier this month.

NATIONAL / WORLD

As virus surges, isolated UK leader Johnson faces many foes

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 file photo, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks from 10 Downing Street to a meeting with his ministers at the Foreign Office, in London. All politicians have opponents, but Boris Johnson’s list is exceptional. Amid a global pandemic, Britain’s prime minister is battling the European Union, a resurgent political opposition, angry English mayors and a beloved soccer star who wants to feed poor children.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file)

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As virus surges, isolated UK leader Johnson faces many foes

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 file photo, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson turns to walk back inside as he finishes posing for photographs with members of the British military to mark the launch of the annual Royal British Legion Poppy appeal outside 10 Downing Street, in London. Pediatricians are urging the British government to reverse course and provide free meals for poor children during school holidays as the COVID-19 pandemic pushes more families into poverty. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

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As virus surges, isolated UK leader Johnson faces many foes

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, England, Monday Oct. 26, 2020, to mark the publication of a new review into hospital food. (Jeremy Selwyn/Pool via AP)

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As virus surges, isolated UK leader Johnson faces many foes

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks from 10 Downing Street to a meeting with his ministers at the Foreign Office, in London, Friday, Oct. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

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As virus surges, isolated UK leader Johnson faces many foes

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson drinks tea in the canteen during a visit to Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, England, Monday Oct. 26, 2020, to mark the publication of a new review into hospital food. (Jeremy Selwyn/Pool via AP)

NATIONAL / WORLD

Stampede kills 11 Afghans seeking visas to leave country

Afghan carry body of a woman who was killed in a stampede the city of Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. 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 Pakistan, officials said. (AP Photo/Wali Sabawoon)

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Stampede kills 11 Afghans seeking visas to leave country

Afghans wait to collect their passports with Pakistani visas inthe city of Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. 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 Pakistan, officials said. (AP Photo/Wali Sabawoon)

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Stampede kills 11 Afghans seeking visas to leave country

Afghan bring a man injured in a stampede to a hospital in the city of Jalalabad east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. 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 Pakistan, officials said. (AP Photo/Wali Sabawoon)

NATIONAL / WORLD

Virus curbs widen England's north-south rift, stir animosity

A person smokes a cigarette on a street full of closed bars and pubs in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. As the first area in England slapped with strict new restrictions to curb the resurgent coronavirus that have shuttered pubs and imperiled thousands of jobs, Liverpool again feels it's being punished by policies made in Britain's capital, 180 miles (290 kilometers) to the south. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

NATIONAL / WORLD

Virus curbs widen England's north-south rift, stir animosity

Fiona Hornsby, the owner of the Bridewell pub puts a towel over the beer taps in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. As the first area in England slapped with strict new restrictions to curb the resurgent coronavirus that have shuttered pubs and imperiled thousands of jobs, Liverpool again feels it's being punished by policies made in Britain's capital, 180 miles (290 kilometers) to the south. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

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Virus curbs widen England's north-south rift, stir animosity

The Cavern Quarter is almost empty as new anti-coronavirus measures are set to come into force in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

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Virus curbs widen England's north-south rift, stir animosity

A tourist takes a pictures of the Beatles statue in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. The English port city that gave the world the Beatles weathered decades of industrial decline before becoming a celebrated symbol of urban renewal. Now, the coronavirus is putting Liverpool's hard-won revival in jeopardy, and raising tensions between the north of England and the wealthier south. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

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Virus curbs widen England's north-south rift, stir animosity

Signage showing anti-coronavirus guidance measures is displayed in the Dispensary pub in Liverpool, England, Monday Oct 12, 2020. As the first area in England slapped with strict new restrictions to curb the resurgent coronavirus that have shuttered pubs and imperiled thousands of jobs, Liverpool again feels it's being punished by policies made in Britain's capital, 180 miles (290 kilometers) to the south. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

NATIONAL / WORLD

Virus curbs widen England's north-south rift, stir animosity

A 'For Sale' sign is placed in the window of a former restaurant in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. As the first area in England slapped with strict new restrictions to curb the resurgent coronavirus that have shuttered pubs and imperiled thousands of jobs, Liverpool again feels it's being punished by policies made in Britain's capital, 180 miles (290 kilometers) to the south. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

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Virus curbs widen England's north-south rift, stir animosity

A lone man walks, past the famous Cavern club and other closed pubs and bars as new anti-coronavirus measures are set to come into force in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

NATIONAL / WORLD

Virus curbs widen England's north-south rift, stir animosity

Men drink at the Dispensary pub in Liverpool, England, Monday Oct 12, 2020. As the first area in England slapped with strict new restrictions to curb the resurgent coronavirus that have shuttered pubs and imperiled thousands of jobs, Liverpool again feels it's being punished by policies made in Britain's capital, 180 miles (290 kilometers) to the south. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

NATIONAL / WORLD

Virus curbs widen England's north-south rift, stir animosity

The doors of the famous Cavern Club are shut closed as new anti-coronavirus measures are set to come into force in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. Liverpool, the English port city that gave the world the Beatles, weathered decades of industrial decline before becoming a celebrated symbol of urban renewal. Now, the coronavirus is putting the city's hard-won revival in jeopardy, and raising tensions between the north of England and the wealthier south. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

NATIONAL / WORLD

Virus curbs widen England's north-south rift, stir animosity

People walk down a shopping street in Liverpool, England, on Wednesday. Liverpool again feels it’s being punished by policies made in Britain’s capital.

NATIONAL / WORLD

Virus curbs widen England's north-south rift, stir animosity

People drink a beer outside a restaurant in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. As the first area in England slapped with strict new restrictions to curb the resurgent coronavirus that have shuttered pubs and imperiled thousands of jobs, Liverpool again feels it's being punished by policies made in Britain's capital, 180 miles (290 kilometers) to the south. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

NATIONAL / WORLD

Virus curbs widen England's north-south rift, stir animosity

Bars and pubs are shut as new anti-coronavirus measures are set to come into force in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. Liverpool, the English port city that gave the world the Beatles, weathered decades of industrial decline before becoming a celebrated symbol of urban renewal. Now, the coronavirus is putting the city's hard-won revival in jeopardy, and raising tensions between the north of England and the wealthier south. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

NATIONAL / WORLD

Virus curbs widen England's north-south rift, stir animosity

Shoppers walk past people eating in a restaurant in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. As the first area in England slapped with strict new restrictions to curb the resurgent coronavirus that have shuttered pubs and imperiled thousands of jobs, Liverpool again feels it's being punished by policies made in Britain's capital, 180 miles (290 kilometers) to the south. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

NATIONAL / WORLD

Virus curbs widen England's north-south rift, stir animosity

A video journalist films the Beatles statue in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. Liverpool, the English port city that gave the world the Beatles, weathered decades of industrial decline before becoming a celebrated symbol of urban renewal. Now, the coronavirus is putting the city's hard-won revival in jeopardy, and raising tensions between the north of England and the wealthier south. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

NATIONAL / WORLD

Virus curbs widen England's north-south rift, stir animosity

People walk down a shopping street in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. As the first area in England slapped with strict new restrictions to curb the resurgent coronavirus that have shuttered pubs and imperiled thousands of jobs, Liverpool again feels it's being punished by policies made in Britain's capital, 180 miles (290 kilometers) to the south. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

NATIONAL / WORLD

Virus curbs widen England's north-south rift, stir animosity

A half-full beer glass remains on a table at the Dispensary pub in Liverpool, England, Monday Oct 12, 2020. As the first area in England slapped with strict new restrictions to curb the resurgent coronavirus that have shuttered pubs and imperiled thousands of jobs, Liverpool again feels it's being punished by policies made in Britain's capital, 180 miles (290 kilometers) to the south. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

NATIONAL / WORLD

Virus curbs widen England's north-south rift, stir animosity

Young people pose for a photo, outside a bar in Liverpool, England, Monday Oct. 12, 2020. The English port city that gave the world the Beatles weathered decades of industrial decline before becoming a celebrated symbol of urban renewal. Liverpool made itself vibrant again by promoting local culture, soccer and ties to the Fab Four. But past government neglect left Liverpudlians with mistrust of London politicians, and the virus pandemic has brought it to the surface. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

NATIONAL / WORLD

Virus curbs widen England's north-south rift, stir animosity

A young couple wearing face masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus look at their smartphones in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

NATIONAL / WORLD

Virus curbs widen England's north-south rift, stir animosity

John Ambrose, a guide with the Beatles-themed Fab4 Taxi Tours, wears a face mask as he walks past a statue of the Beatles in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. The English port city that gave the world the Beatles weathered decades of industrial decline before becoming a celebrated symbol of urban renewal. Now, the coronavirus is putting Liverpool's hard-won revival in jeopardy, and raising tensions between the north of England and the wealthier south. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

NATIONAL / WORLD

Virus curbs widen England's north-south rift, stir animosity

A woman wearing a face-covering walks past Liverpool soccer club merchandise on sale in Liverpool, England, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. Scarred by abandoned buildings and government neglect during the 1980s, Liverpool made itself vibrant again by promoting local culture, nightlife, soccer and ties to the Fab Four. However, Liverpudlians retained their mistrust of London politicians, and the virus pandemic has brought it to the surface. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

TRI-STATE

More masks, less play: Europe tightens rules as virus surges

A medical staffer takes swabs as he tests for COVID-19, in Rome, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte says the aim of Italy’s new anti-virus restrictions limiting nightlife and socializing is to head off another generalized lockdown. Conte defended the measures as both “adequate and proportional” to the current need. He spoke Tuesday as the health ministry reported another 5,901 people tested positive over the past day and 41 people died, bringing Italy’s official COVID-19 death toll to 36,246, the second highest in Europe after Britain. (Cecilia Fabiano/LaPresse via AP)

TRI-STATE

Deaths mount in Armenia-Azerbaijan clashes amid truce calls

A woman stands inside her damaged house two days after shelling by Armenian's artillery during fighting over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Ganja, Azerbaijan, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. Azerbaijan has accused Armenia of attacking large cities Sunday overnight in violation of the cease-fire deal brokered by Russia that seeks to end the worst outbreak of hostilities in the separatist Nagorno-Karabakh region. (Ismail Coskun/IHA via AP)

TRI-STATE

NBC sets November return for 'This Is Us,' 'Chicago' dramas

FILE - In this March 25, 2019, file photo, cast members from "This Is Us," from left, Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Jon Huertas, Justin Hartley, Chrissy Metz and Susan Kelechi Watson pose for photographers at a ceremony honoring Moore with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. An optimistic NBC said Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, it will bring “This Is Us” and other scripted series back in November despite the TV industry's coronavirus-caused production shutdown that's only beginning to ease. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

NATIONAL / WORLD

President of Venezuelan soccer body Berardinelli dies

NATIONAL / WORLD

Vogue UK spotlights Black activists, social change

In this image made available Thursday Aug. 6, 2020, by British Vogue magazine, showing the September 2020 issue devoted to activism, with a cover featuring two Black activists and produced by a predominantly Black team. The influential magazine’s cover features 22-year-old Manchester United soccer player Marcus Rashford, who successfully campaigned during coronavirus lockdown to force Britain’s government to grant free food vouchers to poor families, alongside model and mental health, racial justice and sustainability activist Adwoa Aboah, who has said "Now I have hope it’s changing." They were photographed by Misan Harriman, the first black photographer tasked with shooting the magazine’s September issue. (Original photography by Misan Harriman/Vogue Magazine via AP)

Sports

Fox taking fans to the ballgame with a virtual crowd

This image provided by Fox Sports shows a screen shot from video showing a test of the virtual crowds at Chase Field in Phoenix in early July 2020. Fox Sports has revealed that it will include computer-generated fans beginning with their three Major League Baseball games on Saturday.

Business

Thermometers in hand, Dubai opens for tourists amid pandemic

The front desk staff wearing masks due to the coronavirus pandemic help customers at the Rove City Centre Hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, July 6, 2020. Dubai reopened for tourists Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic, hoping to reinvigorate a vital industry for this city-state before its crucial winter tourist season. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

Business

Thermometers in hand, Dubai opens for tourists amid pandemic

In this Monday, July 6, 2020 photograph, an employee with a thermometer wearing a mask due to the coronavirus pandemic waits to check guests' temperatures at the Rove City Centre Hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, July 6, 2020. Dubai reopened for tourists Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic, hoping to reinvigorate a vital industry for this city-state before its crucial winter tourist season. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

Business

Thermometers in hand, Dubai opens for tourists amid pandemic

In this Monday, July 6, 2020 photograph, an employee wearing a mask due to the coronavirus pandemic prepares to serve guests coffee at the Rove City Centre Hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, July 6, 2020. Dubai reopened for tourists Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic, hoping to reinvigorate a vital industry for this city-state before its crucial winter tourist season. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

Business

Thermometers in hand, Dubai opens for tourists amid pandemic

In this Monday, July 6, 2020 photograph, an employee wearing a mask due to the coronavirus pandemic fogs disinfectant in a hotel room at the Rove City Centre Hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dubai reopened for tourists Tuesday, July 7, 2020, amid the coronavirus pandemic, hoping to reinvigorate a vital industry for this city-state before its crucial winter tourist season. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

Business

Thermometers in hand, Dubai opens for tourists amid pandemic

A man stands in an elevator decorated with a graphic showing the video game character Pac-Man eating the coronavirus at the Rove City Centre Hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, July 6, 2020. Dubai reopened for tourists Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic, hoping to reinvigorate a vital industry for this city-state before its crucial winter tourist season. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

Business

Thermometers in hand, Dubai opens for tourists amid pandemic

An Emirati wearing a face mask due to the coronavirus pandemic walks past a camel statue decorated with a face mask at the Rove City Centre Hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, July 6, 2020. Dubai reopened for tourists Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic, hoping to reinvigorate a vital industry for this city-state before its crucial winter tourist season. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

Business

Thermometers in hand, Dubai opens for tourists amid pandemic

An employee wearing a mask due to the coronavirus pandemic fogs disinfectant in a hotel room at the Rove City Centre Hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, July 6, 2020. Dubai reopened for tourists Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic, hoping to reinvigorate a vital industry for this city-state before its crucial winter tourist season. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

Business

Thermometers in hand, Dubai opens for tourists amid pandemic

In this photo taken with a slow shutter speed, traffic speeds down the Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, July 6, 2020. Dubai reopened for tourists Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic, hoping to reinvigorate a vital industry for this city-state before its crucial winter tourist season. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)


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