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US 2020: Postal service warns of delays in mail-in vote count
August 15, 2020
The agency warns that millions of mail-in votes may not arrive on time to be counted by election day.

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WORLD • Business
Where Robocalls Hide: the House Next Door
August 15, 2020
Mom-and-pop carriers are a key link in the telecom system. They can also open the door to scams.
Trump Sets Deadline for TikTok Sale
August 15, 2020
President Trump set a 90-day deadline for TikTok’s Chinese owner to divest itself of the video-sharing app’s U.S. operations.
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WORLD • Markets
European markets close lower after new UK quarantine rules; U.S. stimulus stalls
August 14, 2020
European markets closed lower on Friday as investors monitored concerns over a second wave of coronavirus cases, which caused the U.K. to implement new quarantine measures.
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European markets close lower after new UK quarantine rules; U.S. stimulus stalls
August 14, 2020
European markets closed lower on Friday as investors monitored concerns over a second wave of coronavirus cases, which caused the U.K. to implement new quarantine measures.
Oil slips on demand fears, but posts gain for the week
August 14, 2020
Oil prices edged lower on Friday on worries that demand would recover more slowly than expected from COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, while rising supply also overshadowed optimism over falling crude and fuel inventories.
Gold set for worst week since March, pressured by high yields
August 14, 2020
Gold fell on Friday, on track for its worst week since March, as an uptick in U.S. Treasury yields and a logjam over a U.S. stimulus bill to help the coronavirus-hit economy dented the metal's allure.
U.S. dollar slides, on pace for worst weekly stretch in a decade
August 14, 2020
The dollar stumbled on Friday, falling for eight straight weeks, as investors continued to shun it and looked to other currencies whose economies are currently outperforming that of the United States in terms of managing the coronavirus pandemic.
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Trump sets deadline for sale of TikTok operations in US
August 15, 2020
President gives ByteDance 90 days to divest of short-video app and Huawei licence waiver to end
Trump sets deadline for sale of TikTok operations in US
August 15, 2020
President gives ByteDance 90 days to divest of short-video app and Huawei licence waiver to end

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WORLD • Opinion
Priorities for Saving the Private Sector
August 13, 2020

With investment plummeting across the developing world, governments urgently must extend assistance to the private sector to ensure a strong recovery when the time comes. Given that resources are strained, policymakers should approach the problem with three guiding principles in mind.

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Firm Helping Run U.S. Coronavirus Database Refuses Senators’ Questions
August 15, 2020
People who recover from the virus have a three-month window of safety, C.D.C. guidance shows. The U.S. Postal Service warned several states that it may not be able to meet deadlines for delivering last-minute mail-in ballots.
Anger Mounts Over Mauritius Oil Spill
August 15, 2020
Islanders have joined together in an effort to contain an estimated 1,000 tons of fuel oil that leaked into the waters surrounding the picturesque nation off Africa’s eastern coast.
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