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A Doritos Ad Is Going ViralDoritos has an advertising hit on its hands, along with widespread praise for a spot that aired in Mexico over the holidays. The original ad , in Spanish, now has more than 14 million views on YouTube. This version has English subtitles. As NBC News explains, it tells the story of...
Newser7 hours ago
Uganda's leading opposition challenger Bobi Wine walks back to his residence after giving a press conference outside Kampala, Uganda, Friday,Jan. 15, 2021, one day after Ugandans went to the polls. Uganda’s electoral commission says President Yoweri Museveni leads in Thursday’s election with results in from 29% of polling stations. He has 63% of ballots while top opposition candidate Bobi Wine has 28%. Wine, a popular singer-turned-lawmaker half the president’s age, alleges that the vote in the East African country was rigged. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Uganda says president wins 6th term as vote-rigging allegedUganda’s electoral commission says longtime President Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term, while top opposition challenger Bobi Wine alleges rigging and officials struggle to explain how polling results were compiled amid an internet blackout
The Associated Press7 hours ago
In this photo released on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, missiles are launched in a drill in Iran. Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard conducted a drill Saturday launching anti-warship ballistic missiles at a simulated target in the Indian Ocean, state television reported, amid heightened tensions over Tehran’s nuclear program and a U.S. pressure campaign against the Islamic Republic. (Iranian Revolutionary Guard/Sepahnews via AP)
Iranian Guard holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill State media says Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard has conducted a drill using anti-warship ballistic missiles in the Indian Ocean
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Congressman Jimmy Gomez addresses a press conference held at the launch of a mass COVID-19 vaccination site at Dodger Stadium, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Los Angeles. (Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool)
The Latest: Germany reaches more than 1 million vaccinationsGermany has carried out more than a million vaccinations as new infections and deaths remain high and officials mull whether to increase lockdown measures
The Associated Press11 hours ago
The new party leader Armin Laschet reacts at the end of the digital federal party conference of the CDU in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has elected a new leader on Saturday, eight months before voters decide who will succeed Merkel in a national election. (Odd Andersen/Pool via AP)
Germany: Merkel's party elects pragmatic Laschet as leaderChancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party has elected the pragmatic governor of Germany’s most populous state, as its new leader
The Associated Press12 hours ago
President-elect Joe Biden speaks during an event at The Queen theater, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Wilmington. Biden’s plan to scrap President Donald Trump’s vision of “America First” in favor of “diplomacy first” will depend on whether he's able to regain the trust of allies and convince them that Trumpism is just a blip in the annals of U.S. foreign policy. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Trump's presidency not just a blip in US foreign policyPresident-elect Joe Biden’s plan to scrap President Donald Trump’s vision of “America First” in favor of “diplomacy first” will depend on whether he’s able to regain the trust of allies and convince them that Trumpism is just a blip in the annals of U.S. foreign policy
The Associated Press14 hours ago
A health worker is being administered COVID-19 vaccine at a hospital in Kolkata, India, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. India started inoculating health workers Saturday in what is likely the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination campaign, joining the ranks of wealthier nations where the effort is already well underway. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
India starts world's largest COVID-19 vaccination driveIndia has started inoculating health workers in what is likely the world’s largest COVID-19 vaccination campaign, joining the ranks of wealthier nations where the effort is already well underway
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this April 24, 2019, file photo released by the U.S. Air Force, an F-35A Lightning II fighter jet prepares to taxi and take off from Al-Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates, on April 24, 2019. The United States called Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates "major security partners" early Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, a previously unheard of designation for the two countries home to major American military operations. (Staff Sgt. Chris Drzazgowski/U.S. Air Force via AP)
US calls Bahrain, UAE 'major security partners'The United States has called Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates “major security partners."
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Women who say they are part of a female-led, self-defense group, some wearing T-shirts with a message that reads in Spanish: "For a free Michoacan,"  play board games at a check-point they set up to protect the entrance of their town of El Terrero, in Michoacan state, Mexico, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. Many of the women vigilantes in the hamlet of El Terrero have lost sons, brothers or fathers in the fighting. (AP Photo/Armando Solis)
In Mexico, women take the front lines as vigilantes In the birthplace of Mexico’s vigilante ’self-defense’ movement, a new group has emerged entirely made of women, who carry assault rifles and man roadblocks, to fend off what they say is a bloody incursion into the state of Michoacán by the violent Jalisco cartel
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2020 file photo, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador attends the commemoration of his second anniversary in office at the National Palace in Mexico City. One day after Mexico’s Attorney General’s Office announced it was dropping the drug trafficking case against its former defense secretary, López Obrador said Friday, Jan. 15, 2020 that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration had “fabricated” the accusations against retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)
Mexico clears general, publishes US evidence against himMexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has accused the  U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration of fabricating drug trafficking charges against the country’s former defense secretary
The Associated Press15 hours ago
A man walks past the ruin of a government building damaged by an earthquake in Mamuju, West Sulawesi, Indonesia, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. Damaged roads and bridges, power blackouts and lack of heavy equipment on Saturday hampered Indonesia's rescuers after a strong and shallow earthquake left a number of people dead and injured on Sulawesi island. (AP Photo/Joshua Marunduh)
Damaged roads, lack of gear hinder Indonesia quake rescueDamaged roads, power blackouts and lack of heavy equipment are hampering Indonesia’s rescuers after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake left at least 49 dead and hundreds injured on Sulawesi island
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Reflected in a mirror, National Assembly President Jorge Rodriguez gives an interview at Congress in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021. Rodriguez said he’s hopeful the Biden administration will roll back a “cruel” sanctions policy and instead give room for diplomacy that could lead to the reopening of the U.S. Embassy and the release of several jailed American citizens. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
AP EXCLUSIVE: Maduro ally presses for dialogue with BidenA close ally of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says he’s hopeful the Biden administration will roll back a “cruel” sanctions policy and open the door to diplomacy
The Associated Press21 hours ago
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