Today’s top pics: Thailand protests and more Oct 15, 2020 Oct 15, 2020 Updated Oct 16, 2020 Top photos of the day as selected by the Associated Press. APTOPIX Supreme Court Barrett Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett listens during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP, Pool) Erin Schaff APTOPIX Supreme Court Barrett Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett listens during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Kevin Dietsch/Pool via AP) Kevin Dietsch APTOPIX Virus Outbreak Israel Daily Life A man rides his horse along the Mediterranean sea as the sun set next to Achziv near the border with Lebanon in northern Israel, during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit) Ariel Schalit APTOPIX Supreme Court Barrett People protest for and against the confirmation of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, rally at the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) Jose Luis Magana APTOPIX Iceland Belgium Nations League Soccer Iceland's Jon Dadi Bodvarsson, left and Birkir Saevarsson, right, celebrates Saevarsson's goal against Belgium during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Iceland and Belgium at the Laugardalsvollur stadium in Reykjavik, Iceland, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Brynjar Gunnarsson) Brynjar Gunnarsson APTOPIX Armenia Azerbaijan Local residents hold Kalashnikov guns that they received from a recruitment office in the town of Martuni, the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. The conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan is escalating, with both sides exchanging accusations and claims of attacks over the separatist territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. Heavy fighting is in a third week despite a cease-fire deal. (AP Photo) STR APTOPIX Romania Austria Nations League Soccer Austria's Alessandro Schopf, left, challenges for the ball with Romania's Nicusor Bancu during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Romania and Austria at the Ilie Oana stadium in Ploiesti, Romania, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Alexandru Dobre) Alexandru Dobre APTOPIX Mexico Day of the Dead Mexican wrestler Mister Jerry floats with a boatful of marigold flowers in the famous floating gardens of Xochimilco, on the outskirts of Mexico City, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. The harvest of Mexican marigold flowers known as Cempasuchil in the Nahuatl language is done ahead of the Nov. 1, Day Of The Dead holiday. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte) Marco Ugarte APTOPIX Bolivia Elections Bolivian presidential candidate for the Movement Towards Socialism Party, MAS, Luis Arce, waves to supporters during his closing campaign rally for the upcoming Oct. 18, presidential elections, in El Alto, Bolivia, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Juan Karita) Juan Karita APTOPIX Tinder Date Woman Killed Defendant Bailey Boswell, left, and Jeff Pickens, the chief counsel for the Nebraska Commission on Public Advocacy, react after the jury found her guilty in the murder of Sydney Loofe, of Lincoln, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at the Dawson County Courthouse in Lexington, Neb. (Francis Gardler/Lincoln Journal Star via AP) Francis Gardler APTOPIX NLCS Dodgers Braves Baseball Los Angeles Dodgers' Max Muncy (13) celebrates his grand slam home run during the first inning in Game 3 of a baseball National League Championship Series against the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) Eric Gay APTOPIX Virus Outbreak Cuba Wearing masks as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus people travel in a taxi in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo / Ramon Espinosa) Ramon Espinosa APTOPIX Virus Outbreak Argentina - Commerce A man walks outside the Abasto Shopping Mall amid the new coronavirus pandemic in Buenos Aires Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. After seven months of closure, Buenos Aires shopping malls are reopening as the country is experiencing a spike of COVID-19 cases in the interior of the country. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano) Victor R. Caivano APTOPIX MLS Nashville SC Dynamo Soccer Nashville SC forward Abu Danladi (7) scores a goal with a header against Houston Dynamo during the first half of an MLS soccer game Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at BBVA Stadium in Houston. (Yi-Chin Lee/Houston Chronicle via AP) Yi-Chin Lee APTOPIX Election 2020 Trump A supporter catches a hat before President Donald Trump's arrival an airport rally, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) Charlie Neibergall APTOPIX Coastal Carolina La Lafayette Football Coastal Carolina running back CJ Marable (1) and quarterback Grayson McCall (10) celebrate after Marable scored a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA football game against Louisiana-Lafayette in Lafayette, La., Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Kieu) Paul Kieu APTOPIX Thailand Protests A small group of pro-democracy protesters flash a three-fingered salute at riot police officers close to Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. Riot Police disperse encampment of pro-democracy demonstrators who had camped out overnight after they had marched to Government House – the venue of the prime minister's office on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe) Gemunu Amarasinghe APTOPIX ALCS Rays Astros Baseball Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Willy Adames dives for the ball on a single by Houston Astros' Martin Maldonado during the fifth inning in Game 4 of a baseball American League Championship Series, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) Gregory Bull APTOPIX Thailand Protests Pro-democracy protesters occupy a main road as they gather at a junction in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. Thailand's government declared a strict new state of emergency for the capital on Thursday, a day after a student-led protest against the country traditional establishment saw an extraordinary moment in which demonstrators heckled a royal motorcade. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit) Sakchai Lalit APTOPIX Virus Outbreak Italy Medical staff takes a swabs as she tests a boy for COVID-19 at a drive-through at the San Paolo hospital, in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. Coronavirus infections are surging again in the region of northern Italy where the pandemic first took hold in Europe, renewing pressure on hospitals and health care workers. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno) Luca Bruno APTOPIX Virus Outbreak Czech Republic A street vendor sells face masks downtown Prague, Czech Republic, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. Coronavirus infections in the Czech Republic have hit a new record high, surpassing 9,000 confirmed cases in one day for the first time. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek) Petr David Josek View Comments Tags Wire Dcc Timegoggles Archives Related to this collection National News Town halls offer sharp split screen; Early votes transforming election; WH put 'politicals' at CDC Updated Oct 16, 2020 Your Friday morning headlines: Coverage of Biden and Trump's town halls, including takeaways and a fact-check. Plus news of early voting and political appointments at the CDC, and more.