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Focused on Thai King, Protesters Vow to Persist Even If PM Quits

6 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

With Thai protests intensifying against the monarchy, Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha's hold on power is growing more tenuous by the day.
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Hong Kong Activists Arrested After Entering U.S. Consulate

6 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Three pro-democracy activists were arrested by Hong Kong police after briefly entering the U.S. consulate in the city on Tuesday in an apparent bid to seek asylum, according to...
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Facebook Takes Down Two More Networks Trying to Sway Election

11 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Facebook Inc. took down two networks it says were trying to influence behavior around the U.S. election with fake accounts.
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Where Are We in the Quest for Coronavirus Treatments? 

13 hours ago   |   Bloomberg


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Australians Favor Clean Energy to Boost Economy Over Gas Plan

13 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Most Australians would prefer investment in clean energy to help lift the economy out of its Covid-induced recession to the government's plan for a “gas-fired” recovery.
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Trump Arms Sales to Taiwan Boost Anti-China ‘Hedgehog' Strategy

13 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

While China has long opposed U.S. arms exports to Taiwan, the Trump administration's latest sales are worrying to Beijing for another reason: They show a greater alignment...
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Pompeo Pushes Closer India Ties to Counter China Threat

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg   |   3 articles

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has pushed for closer ties with India to confront China's “threats” to security in the region.
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Turkey Tweaks Key Banking Ratio to Slow Credit After Lira Plunge

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

Turkey's banking regulator took another step to slow lending after a massive credit boom contributed to a currency rout.
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Halt on WeChat Ban Stays in Place During Appeal, Court Says

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

The Trump administration lost a bid to enforce its prohibitions against the Chinese-owned “super app” WeChat in the U.S. during its appeal of a judge's ruling that the ban...
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U.S. Backs Missile Sale to Taiwan With China Tensions Soaring

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

The State Department signaled its approval for a potential $2.4 billion sale of land-based anti-ship missiles to Taiwan, a move certain to anger Beijing and raise tensions...
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'She just brought joy': Cake Lady helps wounded soldiers heal, one treat at...

'She just brought joy': Cake Lady helps wounded soldiers heal, one treat at a time

Retired nurse Kath Ryan has made some 1,260 visits to hospitals, bonding with the patients as she fed them an estimated 1 million slices of cake. Read more ...

Dodgers' Justin Turner was pulled from Game 6 after positive COVID-19 test

Dodgers' Justin Turner was pulled from Game 6 after positive COVID-19 test

The positive test was announced on the broadcast after the end of the game, which the Dodgers won to clinch the World Series title. Read more ...

The Latest: Dodgers win 1st World Series title since 1988

The Latest: Dodgers win 1st World Series title since 1988

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Latest on Game 6 of the World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays : Read more ...

L.A. Dodgers Win World Series In Game 6, Defeating Tampa Bay 3-1

L.A. Dodgers Win World Series In Game 6, Defeating Tampa Bay 3-1

It was the end of a pandemic-shortened season of only 60 games. Los Angeles won for the first time in 32 years. Read more ...

Chrissy Teigen shares a heartfelt essay about the loss of her son Jack

Chrissy Teigen shares a heartfelt essay about the loss of her son Jack

After suffering the devastating loss of her son Jack with John Legend, Chrissy Teigen has opened up about the experience. Read more ...

President Trump's campaign website was briefly 'defaced,' campaign...

President Trump's campaign website was briefly 'defaced,' campaign spokesperson says

Trump campaign spokesperson Tim Murtaugh says the campaign is working with law enforcement authorities to investigate the source of what it called an “attack.” Read more ...

Chicago store guard stabbed 27 times after asking women to wear masks

Chicago store guard stabbed 27 times after asking women to wear masks

Two sisters accused of stabbing a store security guard 27 times with a knife after he asked them to wear face masks and use hand sanitizer were ordered held without bond Tuesday. Read more ...

NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere Sentenced to 120 Years in Prison Following Sex...

NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere Sentenced to 120 Years in Prison Following Sex Trafficking Conviction

Disgraced self-improvement guru Keith Raniere, whose NXIVM followers included millionaires and Hollywood actors, was sentenced to 120 years on Tuesday for turning some... Read more ...

Betts leads Dodgers to Series title in first year in LA

Betts leads Dodgers to Series title in first year in LA

Mookie Betts was a difference-maker for the Dodgers in his first season in Los Angeles. Read more ...

Reality bites for Putin's much-hyped COVID-19 vaccine, as concerns over...

Reality bites for Putin's much-hyped COVID-19 vaccine, as concerns over efficacy and safety linger

As the second wave of COVID-19 hits Russia - with record numbers of new infections and deaths - the vaccine, named Sputnik V, is far from being widely available to the general... Read more ...