TURKEY EXPANDS RATE CORRIDOR BUT UNEXPECTEDLY HOLDS BENCHMARK

Turkey raised the upper bound of its interest-rate corridor but unexpectedly left its benchmark on hold on Thursday, risking further...

‘TURKISH' BURGER GOES GREEK IN SAUDI ARABIA AS TENSIONS FLARE

Not much was Turkish about Herfy's “Turkish Burger” besides the branding - an Ottoman fez over a black mustache - but that didn't stop...

 
 
 

LEBANON PRESIDENT ASKS FORMER PM SAAD HARIRI TO FORM NEW GOVERNMENT

Saad Hariri returned as prime minister Thursday a year after stepping down in the face of nationwide protests, his vow to implement...

WALES TO NATIONALIZE RAIL NETWORK HIT BY COVID EFFECTS

Wales will nationalize its struggling railway after reaching agreement on a restructuring with the network's private operators.

 
 
 

NEXT GEOPOLITICAL BATTLEFIELD IS MICROSCOPIC

*Stay tuned for special Election Night editions of Balance of Power*The most advanced ones have circuits measuring in the billionths...

ERITREAN PRESIDENT ACCUSED OF CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY IN SWEDEN

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and seven other senior officials have been accused of crimes against humanity by a press freedom...

 
 
 

GUINEA'S PRESIDENT CONDE LEADS VOTE COUNT AS TENSION RISES

Guinea's President Alpha Conde won a majority in 14 out of 20 regions where votes have been counted, including the area with the world's...

BIDEN, TRUMP FACE WORST ENEMIES IN FINAL DEBATE - THEMSELVES

President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden will square off for 90 minutes in their final debate Thursday night, but the biggest...

 
 
 

PELOSI, MNUCHIN TO TALK STIMULUS AGAIN AS TRUMP HINTS AT FAILURE

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will pick up discussions a stimulus package again Thursday with time...

REPUBLICANS POISED TO MOVE BARRETT ONTO SUPREME COURT IN DAYS

Senate Republicans are steaming ahead with plans to elevate Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court by early next week, with the Senate...

 
 
 

PANDEMIC OUT OF CONTROL IN PARTS OF SPAIN, HEALTH MINISTER SAYS

The spread of coronavirus is out of control in certain parts of Spain, according to Health Minister Salvador Illa.

CONGO REPUBLIC PLANS TO SETTLE DOMESTIC DEBT AHEAD OF 2021 VOTE

The Republic of Congo plans to settle its internal debt to stimulate the economy, starting with 300 billion CFA francs , or about a...

 
 
 

VATICAN, CHINA RENEW ACCORD ON BISHOPS DESPITE U.S. PRESSURE

The Vatican renewed an agreement with China, brushing aside pressure from the U.S. government which has denounced attacks on religious...

SOUTH AFRICA SOUNDS ALARM OVER RESURGENCE IN VIRUS CASES

South Africa is recording a worrying increase in coronavirus infections, especially in the Western Cape province, which saw a 42% spike...

 
 
 

SUDAN SET TO NORMALIZE TIES WITH ISRAEL, REPORT SAYS

Sudan is set to normalize ties with Israel and may announce the decision as early as this weekend, Israel Hayom reported, citing unidentified...

WHY THAILAND'S PROTESTERS WANT TO CHANGE THE MONARCHY

Thai pro-democracy protests have been gaining momentum since a court early this year ordered an opposition party to disband.Much of...

 
 
 

NIGERIAN PROTEST DEATH TOLL SURGES AFTER AUTHORITIES CLAMP DOWN

Protests against police brutality in Nigeria, now in their third week, have turned increasingly deadly after the authorities cracked...

THAI PREMIER LIFTS BANGKOK STATE OF EMERGENCY FROM THURSDAY

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha ordered the withdrawal of a state of emergency in the nation's capital that barred large gatherings...

 
 
 

U.S. ACCUSES IRAN OF TARGETING U.S. VOTERS IN MEDDLING OPERATION

The top U.S. spy chief accused Iran of making its most direct efforts to interfere in the closing days of the presidential election,...

SINGAPORE WORKING ON MORE TRADE DEALS AMID COVID, MINISTER SAYS

Singapore is speaking with countries on developing further trade deals in the wake of last year's pact with the European Union.

 
 
 



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 ...