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U.S. air strike kills five Taliban fighters - official

3 minutes ago   |   National Post

KABUL - A U.S. air strike launched to support Afghan security forces killed five Taliban fighters in central Afghanistan on Sunday evening, a spokesman for U.S. forces in...
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Senate to confirm Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination

Senate to confirm Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court nomination

17 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats are carrying a debate over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee into early Monday, ahead of a final confirmation vote. The Senate is set...
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Huawei CFO To Question Canadian Police in Extradition Case

23 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Canadian border and police officials involved in the 2018 arrest of Huawei Technologies Co. Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou will testify this week in her long-running...
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Exclusive: 600 U.S. Groups Linked to Chinese Communist Party Influence Effort with Ambition Beyond Election

25 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

Attempts by Beijing to sow unrest ahead of the U.S. election are just a small part of a concerted effort by China to expand its political and economic influence across America.
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Police fire tear gas as Iraq protesters rally for a second day

43 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Dozens of protesters again clash with security forces in Baghdad, a day after anti-government protests resumed.
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Economists expect historic GDP numbers this week, but it's unlikely to help Trump

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

On Thursday, the government will announce what will almost surely be the strongest economic growth number in U.S. history. Yet it will do President Trump little, if any...
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Kremlin accuses Joe Biden of spreading hatred of Russia with threat talk

1 hour ago   |   National Post

MOSCOW - The Kremlin said on Monday that U.S. Democratic presidential challenger Joe Biden's assessment of Russia as the biggest threat to U.S. national security was wrong and...
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Election Flashpoints Collide With a Week to Go

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Stay tuned for special Election Night editions of Balance of Power.
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The U.S. Foreign Service Isn't Suited for the 21st Century

The U.S. Foreign Service Isn't Suited for the 21st Century

1 hour ago   |   Foreign Policy

Created for another age, Washington's foreign-policy institutions have atrophied. The next administration should rebuild and reshape them.
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Border Patrol Agents Fatally Shoot Driver in Texas

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

The driver was shot in Laredo on Friday after he reversed his car into an agent and refused orders to stop, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
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Senate to confirm Barrett for court in partisan-line vote

Senate to confirm Barrett for court in partisan-line vote

A deeply torn Senate is set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, Republicans overpowering Democratic opposition and institutional norms to secure President Donald... Read more ...

President Trump to escalate campaigning, Joe Biden steps up own travel in...

President Trump to escalate campaigning, Joe Biden steps up own travel in final week of race

As the race tightens in its final full week, both President Trump and Democrat Joe Biden are increasing their campaign stops. For Trump, it's his last chance to pick up ground... Read more ...

This American astronaut voted from space. Here's how she did it

This American astronaut voted from space. Here's how she did it

This isn't the first time NASA astronaut Kate Rubins has cast her ballot from space: She voted in 2016 when she was also researching at the space station. Read more ...

US Navy identifies crew killed in training aircraft crash in southern Alabama

US Navy identifies crew killed in training aircraft crash in southern Alabama

The U.S. Navy has identified the two-person crew killed Friday when a training aircraft crashed in a small town outside Mobile, Alabama. Read more ...

Number of early US voters already surpasses the same total figure for 2016

Number of early US voters already surpasses the same total figure for 2016

More Americans have already cast early ballots in this year's presidential race than all of those who ended up voting before Election Day and by absentee combined in 2016. More... Read more ...

Beijing targets US arms producers with sanctions over $1.8bn deal with Taiwan

Beijing targets US arms producers with sanctions over $1.8bn deal with Taiwan

China says it will impose sanctions on top US weapons manufacturers over a massive sale of their products to Taiwan. The Pentagon approved the deal last week, infuriating... Read more ...

Tracking Zeta

Tracking Zeta

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Fire set inside ballot drop box in Boston, secretary of state says

Fire set inside ballot drop box in Boston, secretary of state says

The Boston Police Department is investigating the act as an arson and has released pictures of a suspect. Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

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... Read more ...

Global stocks fall, dollar rises as stimulus talks fade and COVID cases spike

Global stocks fall, dollar rises as stimulus talks fade and COVID cases spike

Good morning. We are a mere eight days to Election Day. Curfews, COVID and crumbling stimulus talks are conspiring to create a deeply risk-off mood, dragging down global stocks... Read more ...