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No. 2 Alabama loses Jaylen Waddle, beats Tennessee 48-17

Losing their most dynamic player left Alabama in no mood to celebrate — not even a big win over a longtime rival.

Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aide

Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aideVice President Mike Pence plans to maintain an aggressive campaign schedule this week despite his exposure to a top aide who tested positive for the coronavirus, the White House said Saturday. Pence himself tested negative, his office said. Under Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria, the vice president is considered a “close contact” of his chief of staff, Marc Short, but will not quarantine, said spokesman Devin O’Malley.

Hong Kong economy expected to improve in third quarter, says finance chief, as city faces six new Covid-19 cases

Hong Kong was expecting six new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, as a top official said the city’s economy in the third quarter was expected to improve.Writing on his official blog on Sunday, Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po said during the pandemic, Hong Kong’s unemployment rate from July to September had increased to 6.4 per cent, its highest level in 16 years.The first two quarters of 2020 also saw the city’s GDP drop by 9.1 per cent and 9 per cent respectively, year on year, he added.But as…

Leopoldo López flees Venezuela vowing to continue fighting Maduro regime

Opposition figure had sheltered in Spanish ambassador’s residence since a failed uprising against Nicolás Maduro in 2019

The prominent opposition activist Leopoldo López has abandoned the Spanish ambassador’s residence in Caracas and left Venezuela after years of frustrated efforts to oust the nation’s socialist president, his party has said.

The 49-year-old former Caracas area mayor had been holed up at the ambassador’s residence since a failed military uprising he led in April 2019 aimed at ousting President Nicolás Maduro. He has been jailed, under house arrest or in a foreign embassy refuge for nearly seven years.

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