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Japan set to become the latest country targeting net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

13 minutes ago   |   Fortune

According to Japanese media , Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga will use his first official policy address on Monday to set a target for achieving carbon neutrality by 2050-joining...
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Walz signs $1.9 billion public works package at union center

35 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

Gov. Tim Walz says the $1.9 billion public works bill he signed into law will improve Minnesota's infrastructure and ensure that construction crews keep busy as the economy...
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Lebanon President Asks Former PM Saad Hariri to Form New Government

35 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Saad Hariri returned as prime minister Thursday a year after stepping down in the face of nationwide protests, his vow to implement a French plan to salvage the economy...
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

37 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Here's what you need to know before markets...
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Schadenfreude: South Korean finance minister loses rented accommodation due to his own housing policy

Schadenfreude: South Korean finance minister loses rented accommodation due to his own housing policy

37 minutes ago   |   RT

South Korea's economy and finance minister has been evicted from his property as landlords react to new rules he helped to enact by rapidly replacing tenants so they can...
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US jobless claims likely remain high as layoffs persist

39 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

The government will provide its latest picture Thursday of the pace of job cuts in the United States, which remain elevated with the viral pandemic still impeding the economy...
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Next Geopolitical Battlefield Is Microscopic

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

*Stay tuned for special Election Night editions of Balance of Power*The most advanced ones have circuits measuring in the billionths of a meter. They may be exceptionally tiny...
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How Trump played a good hand poorly

1 hour ago   |   The Washington Post

Two phrases have come to define presidential elections: "It's the economy, stupid," and "Are you better off than you were four years ago." Neither appears nearly enough to save...
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'Double whammy': Ireland will be biggest loser of no-deal Brexit, with economy already hit by Covid-19

'Double whammy': Ireland will be biggest loser of no-deal Brexit, with economy already hit by Covid-19

1 hour ago   |   RT

Ireland's Central Bank Governor Gabriel Makhlouf has warned that the country will be the eurozone's biggest loser in the event of a no-deal Brexit with an economic "double...
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Trump seeds the ground for possible loss with personal attacks

Trump seeds the ground for possible loss with personal attacks

2 hours ago   |   Politico

Down in the polls and short on cash, President Donald Trump and his team are ramping up their attacks on debate organizers, journalists and social media platforms in a bid to...
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Record numbers are voting by mail. Here's when states can start processing...

Record numbers are voting by mail. Here's when states can start processing those ballots

In several critical battleground states, officials aren't allowed to start processing early ballots until on or just before Election Day. Read more ...

Rays hold off Dodgers 6-4 to even up World Series

Rays hold off Dodgers 6-4 to even up World Series

The Tampa Bay Rays and the Los Angeles Dodgers are tied after two following a Rays' win in Game 2 Wednesday Read more ...

Face to face: President Trump, former Vice President Biden to debate Thursday

Face to face: President Trump, former Vice President Biden to debate Thursday

President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are set to square off in their final debate Thursday, one of the last high-profile opportunities for the trailing incumbent... Read more ...

CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact, adds brief encounters

Health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wednesday redefined what counts as "close contact" with someone with COVID-19 to include briefer but... Read more ...

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announces that Russia and...

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announces that Russia and Iran are taking 'specific actions to influence public opinion relating to our elections'

Summary List Placement This story is breaking. Check back for updates. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe announced on Wednesday that Iran and Russia have "taken... Read more ...

2020 NH 1st District debate: Candidates deliver closing statements

2020 NH 1st District debate: Candidates deliver closing statements

Rep. Chris Pappas and his Republican challenger Matt Mowers give their closing statements. Read more ...

Dramatic video shows California police officer pulling woman from fiery crash

Dramatic video shows California police officer pulling woman from fiery crash

A police officer is seen on video pulling a woman from an overturned car that was engulfed in flames. Read more ...

5 questions we have ahead of Thursday's final Trump-Biden debate

5 questions we have ahead of Thursday's final Trump-Biden debate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, meet on the debate stage for the second and final time Thursday night in Tennessee. The 90-minute... Read more ...

Heavy rains causing flooding on roadways across Chicago area

Heavy rains causing flooding on roadways across Chicago area

CHICAGO - Heavy rain has flooded roadways across the Chicago area. Both directions of I-55 has flooding between Kedzie and Pulaski. Traffic only getting by in limited... Read more ...

Voter Websites In California And Florida Could Be Vulnerable To Hacks...

Voter Websites In California And Florida Could Be Vulnerable To Hacks, Report Finds

Cyber experts told the Department of Homeland Security in July that voter registration systems in California and Florida could be vulnerable to a hack, a closely-held report... Read more ...