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WORLD • Today
Biden hits new battleground, Trump blitzes Midwest
October 27, 2020
Joe Biden blasts Donald Trump as a conman, while the president promises "economic survival".

World News
Walter Wallace: Philadelphia calls National Guard after unrest
October 28, 2020
The US city is deploying more police after hundreds protest against the police killing of a Black man.
Democrats, Trump confirm no US stimulus before Election Day
October 27, 2020
Donald Trump blasts House Speaker Democrat Nancy Pelosi and promises a stimulus bill after November 3.
American Voter: Mary Shiraef
October 27, 2020
Al Jazeera asks the same key questions about the presidential election to voters across the United States.
US ballot delivery delays are not illegal, postal service argues
October 27, 2020
The US Constitution does not guarantee any level of service when it comes to delivering mail-in ballots, USPS says.
NXIVM ‘cult’ leader Keith Raniere jailed for 120 years
October 27, 2020
Raniere was convicted in 2019 on charges including racketeering, alien smuggling, sex trafficking and extortion.
American Voter: Quardricos Driskell
October 27, 2020
Al Jazeera asks the same key questions about the presidential election to voters across the United States.
American Voter: Nancy Shively
October 27, 2020
Al Jazeera's American Voter series asks the same questions to voters across the US.
Russian strike on Syria’s Idlib fighters a ‘message’ to Turkey
October 27, 2020
Latest uptick comes as Turkey's involvement in the region stretches from Syria to the Caucasus and the Mediterranean.
Algeria: President Tebboune hospitalised, in ‘stable’ condition
October 27, 2020
Presidency statement does not specify cause of hospitalisation, coming days after president's aides contracted COVID-19.

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WORLD • Business
Chileans Celebrate Vote to Change Dictatorship-Era Constitution
October 26, 2020

An overwhelming majority of Chileans voted to change the country’s 40-year-old constitution in a national referendum. The vote comes amid antigovernment protests over social inequality, which first broke out a year ago. Photo: Francisco Arias/ZUMA Wire


Eli Lilly Earnings, Halted Covid-19 Drug Trial Disappoint Investors
October 27, 2020
The drugmaker reported lower-than-expected quarterly earnings due to pricing pressure on top products. It said it would proceed with plans to introduce a new coronavirus antibody treatment despite a recent setback.
Dow, S&P 500 Slide After Big Selloff
October 27, 2020
Rising Covid-19 infection levels around the world are compounding worries about the global economic outlook.
Visa's Planned Purchase of Plaid Faces Antitrust Scrutiny at the Justice Department
October 27, 2020
The DOJ, making preparations for potential litigation, could soon decide whether it will sue to block Visa’s purchase of the fintech firm.
Stock Investors' Bets Eye a Biden Victory, Robust Stimulus
October 27, 2020
Despite the steep stock-market selloff Monday, investors appear to be positioning for a speedy outcome to the presidential contest and dwindling volatility through the end of the year.
Callaway Golf to Buy Rest of Topgolf
October 27, 2020
Callaway Golf agreed to buy the rest of Topgolf Entertainment Group in a deal that values the driving-range operator at $2 billion and brings the maker of golf balls and clubs into sports entertainment.
Callaway Golf to Buy Rest of Topgolf
October 27, 2020
Callaway Golf agreed to buy the rest of Topgolf Entertainment Group in a deal that values the driving-range operator at $2 billion and brings the maker of golf balls and clubs into sports entertainment.
Harley-Davidson's Profit Surges on Leaner Production
October 27, 2020
The motorcycle maker’s shares rose sharply despite a drop in quarterly sales volume as the company logged lower costs and outlined a pullback from overseas markets.
Hong Kong Activist Arrested Near U.S. Consulate
October 27, 2020
A disbanded Hong Kong pro-democracy organization said national security police had arrested a former organizer of the group near the U.S. diplomatic mission in the city.
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WORLD • Markets
Japan stocks set to slip as sentiment remains cautious on coronavirus risk
October 27, 2020
Australia's consumer price index for the third quarter is expected to be out at around 8:30 a.m. HK/SIN.
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WORLD • Economy
US business groups call for patience over election result
October 27, 2020
Warning that outcome could take ‘days or even weeks’ comes as Trump demands quick tally
Microsoft keeps flying high on demand for cloud services
October 27, 2020
Software group continues to reap the benefits of corporate and consumer shifts amid the pandemic

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WORLD • Opinion
The US Election’s Chaos Quotient
October 27, 2020

While hoping for a conclusive outcome on November 3 (or immediately thereafter), market watchers unfortunately must prepare for the worst. After all, US President Donald Trump and the Republicans are not even hiding their plans to steal the election.

International Editorial
Roots of War: When Armenia Talked Tough, Azerbaijan Took Action
October 27, 2020
While Azerbaijan is clearly the main driver of the Nagorno-Karabakh war, analysts say, Armenia’s populist prime minister pushed the situation to the brink.
Why Leftists Should Vote for Biden in Droves
October 27, 2020
Politics is about power, and the left will have more under a Biden presidency.
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