LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — The United Nations says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is deeply concerned about the situation in Bolivia, where Evo Morales resigned the presidency Sunday after weeks of protests over a disputed election. Spokesman Stephane Dujarric says in a Spanish-language statement that Guterres “urges all relevant parties to refrain from violence, reduce tensions and exercise maximum restraint.”
HONG KONG (AP) — Police in Hong Kong have shot a protester as demonstrators blocked subway lines and roads during the morning commute. Online video showed a police officer collaring one protester and then firing as two others approached. Police said one protester was hit and is undergoing surgery. The shooting occurred in a crosswalk at a large intersection strewn with debris as protesters blocked streets around the city. Service was also suspended at several train stations.
UNDATED (AP) — The nation’s dams are on average more than 50 years old and many are bedeviled by leaks, unrepaired erosion, burrowing animals and overgrown vegetation. An Associated Press investigation found nearly 1,700 dams that are in poor condition and pose threats to homes, businesses and communities if they were to fail.
NEW YORK (AP) — Then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and then-White House chief of staff John Kelly tried to enlist help from Nikki Haley, the former U.N. ambassador, in opposing some of President Donald Trump’s policies. That from Haley in her upcoming memoir. She writes that she believes they were trying to save the country, but feels they were following a “dangerous path.” She remembers thinking they were only trying to impose their own beliefs.
MADRID (AP) — The left-wing Socialists have won the most seats in Spain’s parliament, but large gains by an upstart far-right party appear certain to widen the political deadlock. The second ballot in less than seven months left the Socialists far from the absolute majority needed to form a government alone. The far-right Vox party that rocketed to 52 seats has vowed to be much tougher on Catalan separatists and migrants.