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An electoral official wears a protective mask as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus, while counting ballots after polls closed during the presidential elections, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Sunday, July 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Tatiana Fernandez)

Businessman wins Dominican presidency in virus-marked vote

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A businessman who has never held elected office has won the presidency of the Dominican Republic, according to results Monday, ending a

A pupil has his hands sanitized on his return to school in Johannesburg, Monday July 6, 2020, as more of learners were permitted to return to class. Schools were shut down in March prior to a total country lockdown in a bid to prevent the spread of coronavirus and are now slowly being re-opened. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

South Africa begins second phase of reopening of schools

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — While thousands of South African students are returning to school Monday after nearly four months when their classes were closed to combat the spread of COV

Opposition leader Davor Bernardic of the liberal-left Restart coalition addresses his supporters in Zagreb, Croatia, Sunday, July 5, 2020. The ruling conservatives overwhelmingly won Croatia's parliamentary elections held Sunday amid a spike in new coronavirus cases as the latest European Union member state leaned further to the right. SDP leader Bernardic conceded the defeat and suggested he would resign the leadership position. (AP Photo/Daniel Kasap)

Croatia's opposition leader stepping down after vote defeat

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The leader of Croatia’s main liberal opposition party announced his resignation Monday, a day after a crushing defeat in the country’s parliamentary elec

FILE - In this May 15, 2020 file photo, an Uber sign is displayed inside a car in Chicago. Uber finally got its food delivery company, acquiring Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal, the ride-hailing giant confirmed Monday, July 6.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Uber buys Postmates in $2.65 billion all-stock deal

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Uber finally got its food delivery company, acquiring Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal, the ride-hailing giant confirmed Monday.