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Facebook Aims to Reach 160 Million Americans With Election Hub

1 minute ago   |   Bloomberg

Facebook Inc. launched a voting information hub to give users election information, including links to register to vote or volunteer at a local polling station.
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Brazil, Latin America's Covid Hotbed, Leads Its Economic Rebound

17 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Brazil, home to the most severe Covid-19 outbreak in Latin America, is emerging with the region's shallowest recession this year, thanks to a faster economic reopening and...
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Modi's Key Ministers Hit by Coronavirus as Pandemic Grips India

17 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Several Indian ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet have tested positive for Covid-19 in the past few days, underscoring the spread of the virus in the world's...
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Facebook Will Urge Voting by Mail as Trump Attacks Method

31 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The voter information hub, on Facebook and Instagram, will feature prompts to vote and reminders of key election deadlines.
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US oil production to fall more than expected this year

US oil production to fall more than expected this year

41 minutes ago   |   RT

US crude oil production will drop by an average of 990,000 barrels per day, according to the Energy Information Administration, for an average of 11.26 million bpd. That is a...
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Bhutan Imposes Coronavirus Lockdown for the First Time

1 hour ago   |   Time

The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan has imposed its first nationwide lockdown due to a virus infection in a returning traveler who had been released from quarantine. The government...
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Russia's coronavirus cases surpass 907,000

1 hour ago   |   National Post

MOSCOW - Russia reported 5,057 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Thursday, bringing its nationwide tally to 907,758, the fourth largest caseload in the world.
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New Zealand scrambles to contain coronavirus resurgence as it heads toward election

1 hour ago   |   National Post

WELLINGTON - New Zealand was scrambling to trace the source of its first coronavirus outbreak in more than three months, reporting 13 new community infections on Thursday...
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Voting focus could be legacy for latest wave of NBA activism

Voting focus could be legacy for latest wave of NBA activism

1 hour ago   |   Saint Louis Today

NBA players are building on the framework of Colin Kaepernick's protests during the national anthem that helped raise awareness about police brutality, efforts that have...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. The Trump administration is asking a court to...
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US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz

US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz

The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between Tehran and the United States, a... Read more ...

Let it flow: Trump administration eases showerhead rules

Let it flow: Trump administration eases showerhead rules

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration wants to change the definition of a showerhead to let more water flow, addressing a pet peeve of the president who complains he isn't... Read more ...

‘Her story is America's story': Biden and Harris present united front at...

‘Her story is America's story': Biden and Harris present united front at first event together

In their first public appearance as running mates, Joe Biden lauded Kamala Harris on Wednesday as the child of “America's story” who fought for the working class and was ready... Read more ...

Authorities in North Carolina capture man accused of shooting 5-year-old boy...

Authorities in North Carolina capture man accused of shooting 5-year-old boy to death

A 5-year-old boy, Cannon Hinnant, was shot in the head while playing outside his father's home, according to his family. Read more ...

Teen awaits life-changing burn surgery after GoFundMe raises $150K cost...

Teen awaits life-changing burn surgery after GoFundMe raises $150K cost insurance wouldn't cover

This critical surgery to open Brian's airway and save his voice has been made possible by the generosity of people touched by his story. Read more ...

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

Radical or moderate? President Trump paints Democratic ticket as both

President Donald Trump's campaign is struggling to define Sen. Kamala Harris, Democrat Joe Biden's newly announced running mate, alternating between claims she is too moderate... Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

President Donald Trump is holding a news conference at the White House. Read more ...

Joe Biden, VP pick Kamala Harris make first public appearance as running mates

Joe Biden, VP pick Kamala Harris make first public appearance as running mates

Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris made their first public appearance as running mates on Wednesday at an event in Delaware where they bashed the Trump administration and... Read more ...

NH Primary Source: Doug, Stella Scamman endorse Mayberry for 1st District...

NH Primary Source: Doug, Stella Scamman endorse Mayberry for 1st District U.S. House seat

Republican Matt Mayberry has received the endorsements of influential GOP leaders Doug and Stella Scamman in his bid for the 1st District U.S. House seat. Read more ...

Marion County sheriff forbids masks for deputies, visitors of Marion County...

Marion County sheriff forbids masks for deputies, visitors of Marion County Sheriff's Office

The sheriff of Marion County is telling his deputies and visitors to the Marion County Sheriff's Office that they are forbidden from wearing face masks. Read more ...