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China expects sales of NEVs to make up 20% of total new sales by 2025.

Sales of new energy vehicles (NEV) in China, the world's biggest auto market, will jump to 20% of overall new car sales by 2025 from just 5% now, the State Council said on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 4:20 am.

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Indonesian Muslims ramp up global outcry against Macron the 'real terrorist'

Thousands of angry Muslims protested outside the French embassy in the Indonesian capital on Monday carrying banners calling French President Emmanuel Macron the "real terrorist" and demanding the country’s ambassador be immediately expelled.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 4:10 am.

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Hurricane Eta threatens to bring heavy rain, storm surge.

Rapid strengthening of the system was possible, and forecasters said Eta could be a major hurricane before its expected landfall early Tuesday.

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Siemens Healthineers says sales growth to return next year.

German health technology company Siemens Healthineers said on Monday it expected sales to rise 5 to 8% in the coming year as efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic allow hospitals to resume routine care testing activities.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 4:00 am.

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Ocado spends $287 million on robotics firms to add capability.

British online supermarket and technology group Ocado said it would buy two robotics companies for a total of $287 million and upgraded the full year earnings outlook for its joint venture with Marks & Spencer .

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 3:50 am.

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Analysts' View: More debt, shrinking GDP - the impact of England's new lockdown.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered England back into lockdown to slow the spread of COVID-19, a move that will weigh on the country's budget deficit and its 2 trillion-pound ($2.6 trillion) debt mountain, and probably cause the economy to shrink again.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 3:45 am.

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In Tibet, China preaches the material over the spiritual.

Dzekyid, a 54-year-old barley farmer, presents himself as a role model for his neighbours and for the success of China's efforts to tie economic development to social control in Tibet.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 3:40 am.

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Gunmen battle Afghan security forces on Kabul University campus.

Gunmen traded fire with Afghan security forces in Kabul University's campus following a blast in the area, and at least six people were wounded, Afghan government officials said.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 3:30 am.

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Ryanair posts first summer loss in decades; cash pile grows.

Ryanair on Monday posted a loss for its key summer period for the first time in 30 years as COVID-19 restrictions pulverized demand and warned it may only carry half its normal passenger numbers next year.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 3:20 am.

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Russian firm seeks to produce COVID-19 drug without patent, Vedomosti reports.

Russian drugmaker Pharmasyntez has asked the Kremlin for permission to produce a generic version of U.S. firm Gilead Sciences's COVID-19 treatment remdesivir without patent, the Vedomosti newspaper reported on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 3:10 am.

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You lost your job but found one that pays less. Here's how to make it work for you and your retirement plans.

A reader lost her marketing job, but found a new one that pays less. Despite the income change, it's still possible to save up for retirement.

Published by USA TODAY at November 02, 2020 3:10 am.

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Norway's Equinor aims for net zero emissions by 2050, new CEO says.

Norway's Equinor aims to become a net zero emitter of greenhouse gases by 2050, including emissions from the production and final consumption of oil and gas, the energy producer's new chief executive said as he took office on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 3:00 am.

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Alibaba-backed autonomous car firm AutoX to test in four more cities.

Chinese autonomous vehicle startup AutoX, backed by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, said it is preparing for tests in four more cities and will soon test its technology with FCA'S Pacifica minivan.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 2:50 am.

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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now.

Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now:

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 2:45 am.

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Britain extends help to coronavirus-hit borrowers.

Britain's financial watchdog said on Monday it would extend payment holidays on credit cards, car finance, personal loans and pawned goods before tougher coronavirus restrictions come into effect this week.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 2:30 am.

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China presses ahead with smaller import fair amid pandemic.

China will hold a scaled-down version of its annual import fair in Shanghai this week, a rare in-person trade event held during the pandemic and a chance for the country to show its economic resilience amid the global uncertainty.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 2:20 am.

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South Africa's Aspen agrees with J&J to manufacture COVID-19 vaccine candidate.

South African pharmaceutical company Aspen Pharmacare said on Monday it had entered into a preliminary agreement with Johnson & Johnson to commercially manufacture its COVID-19 vaccine candidate.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 2:10 am.

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Explainer: How mom-and-pop investors stumped up a record $3 trillion for Ant shares.

Retail investors bid for a record $3 trillion worth of shares in Ant Group Co Ltd's dual listing, in an unprecedented show of interest from mom-and-pop savers betting on demand for its financial technology services in China.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 2:00 am.

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Asian shares buoyed by upbeat China factory activity, oil drops.

Asian shares bounced off one-month lows on Monday helped by Chinese factory activity expanding at its fastest pace in a decade, while oil prices skidded as many Western countries slid back into coronavirus-driven lockdowns.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 1:45 am.

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Japan opens airport coronavirus test lab for departing travellers.

Japan's largest airport opened a novel coronavirus testing facility on Monday as it takes steps to reopen international travel that has been largely grounded for months by the pandemic.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 1:37 am.

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Prince William contracted COVID-19 in April - media.

Britain's Prince William contracted COVID-19 in April at a similar time to his father Prince Charles, British media reported late on Sunday, citing Kensington Palace sources.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 1:30 am.

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Tennis: French Open could reschedule again but no unilateral decision this time.

French Open officials would not hesitate to move the Grand Slam again next year if the health situation demands it, tournament director Guy Forget has said, although they would make more of an effort to consult with the other stakeholders this time.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 12:50 am.

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Australian job ads rise for sixth month in October.

Australian job advertisements rose for the sixth straight month in October as the labour market slowly heals from coronavirus lockdowns, though ads are still not back to where they were before the pandemic hit.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 12:30 am.

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Exxon presses Australia to release aid to oil refiners by January.

Exxon Mobil Corp is urging the Australian government to start releasing aid to the country's oil refineries by January after a decision last week by BP plc to shut the nation's biggest refinery.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 12:20 am.

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Sensex, Nifty fall as investors lock-in gains on Reliance after profit dip.

Indian stocks edged lower on Monday as shares of Reliance Industries declined amid profit-booking from investors after the company reported a fall in quarterly profit.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 12:15 am.

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State of American Restaurants, City by City, November Update.

“Seated diners” get scarcer again as new Covid cases surge.

Published by Wolf Street at November 01, 2020 11:59 pm.

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China rejects Australia's appeal to remove barley import tariff, say sources.

China has rejected Australia's appeal to scrap a tariff on its barley exports, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, all but closing the door on a trade worth about A$1.5 billion ($1.05 billion) in 2018.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 11:55 pm.

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India's coronavirus tally rises to 8.2 million.

India recorded 45,231 new coronavirus infections, taking its total cases to 8.23 million, the health ministry said on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 11:50 pm.

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Germany's confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 12,097 to 545,027: RKI.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 12,097 to 545,027, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 11:35 pm.

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Mining giant BHP signs up for responsible copper production framework.

BHP Group Ltd , the world's biggest listed miner, said on Monday it has submitted a letter of commitment to responsible copper production under the Copper Mark framework, launched by the International Copper Association in April last year.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 11:30 pm.

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Iowa WR Ihmir Smith-Marsette arrested for operating while intoxicated after Northwestern loss.

Iowa star WR Ihmir Smith-Marsette was arrested for operating while intoxicated hour after a career-high seven catches in a 21-20 loss to Northwestern.

Published by USA TODAY at November 01, 2020 11:30 pm.

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Breakingviews - China’s latest five-year plan girds for battle.

China's latest five-year blueprint suggests President Xi Jinping is girding for battle. Despite the recent economic rebound from the pandemic, the tone from the ruling Communist Party’s closed-door meetings was notably less cheerful than in 2015. Although details are scarce...

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 11:23 pm.

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Turkey continues rescue work after quake, death toll hits 81.

Rescue efforts continued in eight buildings in western Turkish city of Izmir on Monday, authorities said, as the death toll from Friday's powerful earthquake in the Aegean Sea region rose to 81.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 11:10 pm.

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Japan's Nidec plans $2 billion EV motor factory in Europe: Nikkei.

Nidec Corp will spend 200 billion yen ($1.9 billion) on a new plant in Serbia to build motors for electric vehicles as it seeks to win more business from automakers turning away from internal combustion engines, the Nikkei newspaper reported.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 11:00 pm.

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JPMorgan takes 71% in China securities business.

JPMorgan will own 71% of its Chinese securities joint venture after completing the transaction to buy a 20% stake from one of its local partners, according to an exchange filing on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 10:45 pm.

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Asian shares rebound on strong China data, oil on slippery slope.

Asian shares bounced off one-month lows on Monday on solid data from China showing factory activity expanded at its fastest pace in a decade while oil prices skidded as many Western countries slid back into coronavirus-driven lockdowns.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 10:15 pm.

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The best COVID-19 warning system? Poop and pooled spit, says one Colorado university.

To get ahead of the virus, Colorado State University is experimenting with a combination of sewage monitoring and pool testing.

Published by USA TODAY at November 01, 2020 10:11 pm.

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Australian dollar hits 15-week trough, upbeat data offer some support.

The Australian dollar touched a 15-week low on Monday as more coronavirus lockdowns internationally darkened the outlook for global growth, though upbeat data at home offered some support.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 10:10 pm.

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China's factory activity rises to near-decade high in October - Caixin PMI.

Activity in China's factory sector accelerated at the fastest pace in nearly a decade in October as domestic demand surged, a private business survey showed on Monday, adding further momentum to an economy that is quickly recovering from the coronavirus crisis.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 9:00 pm.

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New Zealand PM Ardern names finmin Robertson as new deputy prime minister.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday named finance minister Grant Robertson as deputy prime minister in her new government after Labour Party deputy leader Kelvin Davis ruled himself out from standing.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 8:10 pm.

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Mexican airline Interjet cancels all flights for Sunday.

Mexican airline Interjet cancelled all of its 19 flights scheduled for Sunday amid a local media report that it had failed to meet payments on fuel.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 7:50 pm.

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Prosecutors in Wisconsin received 158 voter fraud referrals since 2016. Few proved to be criminal.

Improper voting is rare in Wisconsin and is often the result of an error than criminal intent.

Published by USA TODAY at November 01, 2020 7:20 pm.

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Britain's Prince William contracted COVID-19 in April: media.

Britain's Prince William contracted COVID-19 in April at a similar time to his father Prince Charles, British media reported late on Sunday, citing Kensington Palace sources.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 7:15 pm.

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Biden Win Could Cause A Huge New Oil Glut.

As if the oil market needed another uncertainty in the year of the pandemic, a Joe Biden win at next week's U.S. presidential election could have a significant impact not only on the American oil industry but also on global crude supply within a year. In stark contrast with President Donald Trump's maximum pressure campaign on Iran with escalating sanctions on the Islamic Republic's oil industry — including a new round of sanctions slapped this week — Biden pledges to offer Tehran a path back to diplomacy and a return to the nuclear…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 01, 2020 7:00 pm.

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Australia's central bank launches digital currency project.

Australia's central bank on Monday said it was launching a project to explore the potential use and implications of a wholesale form of central bank digital currency (CBDC) using distributed ledger technology (DLT).

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 6:55 pm.

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Ogre-faced spiders don't need ears to 'hear' their prey, study finds. These large-eyed nocturnal predators snag food out of the air.

Ogre-faced, net-casting spiders (Deinopis spinosa) use sensors in their legs to "hear" prey coming before they snatch their food out of the air.

Published by USA TODAY at November 01, 2020 6:53 pm.

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Lazard snaps up PJT restructuring banker as COVID second wave hits.

Lazard Ltd has hired restructuring banker Sam Whittaker from PJT Partners to oversee negotiations between companies and their creditors across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as a second wave of COVID-19 leaves many businesses fighting for survival.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 6:50 pm.

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Former FARC guerrillas march in Colombia to demand end to killings.

Hundreds of demobilized former members of the FARC rebel group marched in Colombia's capital Bogota on Sunday to demand more security, implementation of a 2016 peace deal, and an end to the killings of former combatants.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 6:45 pm.

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Japan's Zozo says new body-measuring suit overcomes flaws of original.

Japanese online fashion retailer Zozo Inc <3092.T> says the successor to its "Zozosuit" body-measuring suit has solved the flaws that sank its earlier version.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 6:40 pm.

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Scaled-back Thanksgiving dinner plans amid coronavirus crisis leave turkey farmers, grocers in limbo.

Turkey farmers and grocers are anxious about Thanksgiving sales amid the coronavirus pandemic and predicting demand for traditional holiday dinners.

Published by USA TODAY at November 01, 2020 6:30 pm.

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Team by team analysis of Emilia Romagna Grand Prix.

Team by team analysis of Sunday's Emilia Romagna Formula One Grand Prix, round 13 of the 2020 season (listed in current championship order):

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 6:20 pm.

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Australia shares set to rise at open; New Zealand dips.

Australian shares are expected to firm on Monday after shedding 3.9% last week, as the country reported zero new COVID-19 cases for the first time in five months, while heavyweight mining stocks are set to find support in robust iron ore prices.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 6:10 pm.

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A Wave Of Stranded Oil Assets Is Coming To The U.S. Shale Patch.

The coronavirus crisis and the crash in oil prices has unleashed a new wave of mergers and acquisitions (M&A;) in the industry, most evident in the U.S. shale patch. But the wave is inclusive only of prime assets, leaving other less attractive assets in limbo. The consolidation in the oil and gas sector may be well underway, but attractive assets and merger partners could be in short supply as prospective buyers – whose numbers are considerably lower than the number of assets up for sale – have become increasingly picky about…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 01, 2020 6:00 pm.

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WHO chief says he is identified as contact of COVID-19 positive person.

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Sunday that he had been identified as a contact of someone who tested positive for COVID-19, but added that he was feeling well and did not have any symptoms.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 5:50 pm.

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UK's Nigel Farage set to relaunch Brexit Party as anti-lockdown party.

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage will relaunch the group as an anti-lockdown party called Reform UK in an attempt to fight anti-coronavirus measures imposed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 5:40 pm.

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Ten dead, three missing as 2020's strongest typhoon slams Philippines.

At least 10 people died and three others were missing after Typhoon Goni, the world's strongest typhoon this year, barrelled through the south of the Philippines' main island of Luzon on Sunday, an initial government report showed.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 5:20 pm.

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Nigel Farage set to relaunch Brexit Party as anti-lockdown party.

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage will relaunch the group as an anti-lockdown party called Reform UK in an attempt to fight anti-coronavirus measures imposed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 5:10 pm.

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French church in Nice hit by deadly attack seeks solace in mass.

Shocked local parishioners gathered outside the Notre-Dame catholic church in the southern French city of Nice on Sunday, seeking solace at its first mass in the three days since a knifewielding attacker killed three people inside.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 4:55 pm.

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Brazilians protest mandatory COVID-19 immunization, Chinese vaccine.

More than 300 Brazilians gathered on São Paulo's main commercial thoroughfare on Sunday to protest state Governor João Doria's support for mandatory COVID-19 immunization and testing the potential vaccine developed by China's Sinovac .

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 4:50 pm.

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Ronaldo scores twice on return from COVID-19 in Juve win.

Cristiano Ronaldo made an immediate impact on his return from a COVID-19 infection on Sunday, scoring three minutes after coming on as a substitute before converting a penalty to lead Juventus to a 4-1 Serie A win at Spezia.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 4:15 pm.

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UK records 23,254 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday.

Britain said on Sunday that an additional 23,254 people had tested positive for COVID-19, up 1,339 from Saturday's tally.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 4:10 pm.

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Gay turns back the clock to win Bermuda Championship.

Brian Gay rolled in a long birdie putt on his first extra hole to win the Bermuda Championship on Sunday and return to the PGA Tour winner's circle for the first time in seven years.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 4:05 pm.

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Can Ecuador Save Its Ailing Oil Sector?

The tiny impoverished Latin American country of Ecuador continues to struggle with its legacy of resource nationalism. Even a push by the current administration of President Lenin Moreno to implement business and investor friendly policies to attract offshore investment is failing to gain the desired traction. While Ecuador’s mining industry is bounding ahead, because of Moreno’s policies aimed at boosting international investment in the country’s vast resources, the same cannot be said of the petroleum industry. The previous…

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Is 2020 More Like 2016 or 2008?

Biden Pulling Off a Strategy Clinton Couldn’t in 2016: Recreate Obama’s Map Source: Bloomberg Interesting analysis from the data wonks at Bloomberg: President Donald Trump is hoping to repeat his upset victory over Hillary Clinton with an electoral map that looks like 2016. His problem is that the map is looking a lot…

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Storm Eta strengthens moving west across Caribbean toward Nicaragua.

Tropical Storm Eta gained in force as it rumbled west through the Caribbean on Sunday toward Nicaragua and Honduras, where it is expected to unleash heavy rain and hurricane-strength winds early next week, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 3:50 pm.

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U.S. will 'vigorously defend' TikTok executive order despite ruling.

The U.S Commerce Department said on Sunday it would "vigorously defend" an executive order that seeks to bar transactions with Chinese-owned short video-sharing app TikTok after a federal judge halted the action.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 3:45 pm.

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Juggling act: Tips for balancing remote work and home life in 2020.

NEW YORK - Any remote worker can tell you how office demands have invaded the home in 2020 and started creeping into every corner of the day.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 3:25 pm.

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No guarantees I will be in F1 next year, says Hamilton.

Six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton said on Sunday there were no guarantees he would be in Formula One next season.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 3:10 pm.

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Attacker with sword kills two, injures five in Quebec stabbings.

Two people were killed and five wounded after being stabbed by a man dressed in medieval clothes and wielding a sword, Quebec police said on Sunday, noting the attack appeared to be driven by personal motives and not linked to any terror group.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 3:05 pm.

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3 Maine students given flu shots at school without parental consent.

A health care provider confirms that it administered flu vaccines to three students 'without fully executed, or completely documented consent.'

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U.S. CDC reports 229,932 deaths from coronavirus.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sunday reported 9,105,230 cases of the novel coronavirus, an increase of 80,932 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 823 to 229,932.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 1:50 pm.

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Super Typhoon Goni slams into Philippines as strongest landfalling tropical cyclone on record.

Super Typhoon Goni made landfall near Bato, Catanduanes Island, Philippines, at 4:50 a.m. local time on November 1 (4:50 p.m. EDT October 31), with sustained winds of 195 mph and a central pressure of 884 mb, according to the Joint ...

Published by Yale Climate Connections at November 01, 2020 1:35 pm.

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Thanksgiving amid COVID-19: How to safely enjoy the holiday, according to experts.

Health experts weigh in on how to avoid COVID-19 — and major arguments with family members about whether to get together, or get tested in advance.

Published by USA TODAY at November 01, 2020 1:30 pm.

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Stockholm pauses home COVID-19 testing as system overwhelmed.

Stockholm has paused home COVID-19 testing for four days after surging demand left 16,000 people waiting for tests for active infections in Sweden's biggest city, overwhelming the system, regional authorities said on Sunday.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 1:25 pm.

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Tropical Storm Eta expected to intensify into the season's 12th hurricane on Monday.

Tropical Storm Eta is the 28th named storm of a historic Atlantic hurricane season, which has tied 2005 for most storms on record.

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France's confirmed coronavirus cases rise by 46,290.

New confirmed coronavirus cases rose by 46,290 in France in the past 24 hours, official data showed on Sunday, while the number of people needing treatment in intensive care also crept up.

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Abu Dhabi crown prince condemns terrorist attacks in France.

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan expressed his condemnation of recent terrorist attacks in France, during a phone call with president Emanuel Macron, state news agency WAM reported on Sunday.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 12:30 pm.

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Report: Martinez opts in with Red Sox for 2021.

Designated hitter/outfielder J.D. Martinez will return to the Boston Red Sox in 2021, electing to not become a free agent, as expected, MLB Network reported Sunday.

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England and Manchester Utd great Charlton diagnosed with dementia - report.

England World Cup winner and former Manchester United stalwart Bobby Charlton has been diagnosed with dementia, The Telegraph reported https://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2020/11/01/sir-bobby-charlton-diagnosed-dementia on Sunday.

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Bharat Biotech plans to launch vaccine candidate in second quarter of 2021.

India's Bharat Biotech is planning to launch its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in the second quarter of 2021 if it gets approval from Indian regulatory authorities, a company executive said on Sunday.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 11:50 am.

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Europe's COVID-19 cases double in five weeks, total infections surpass 10 million.

Europe's new COVID-19 cases have doubled in five weeks, propelling the region on Sunday across the bleak milestone of 10 million total infections, according to a Reuters tally.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 11:40 am.

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Guidelines for COVID-19 tests for airline passengers could set global bar for reliability, sources say.

A global aviation manual now under review by a UN body suggests global guidelines calling for the use of highly reliable tests when screening passengers to detect the novel coronavirus ahead of flights, three sources familiar with the matter said.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 11:30 am.

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Hong Kong authorities arrest seven opposition activists in latest sweep.

Seven prominent Hong Kong opposition activists were arrested on Sunday on charges related to obstructing a legislative council meeting in May, the latest move by authorities amid a broader crackdown on anti-government forces.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 11:25 am.

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Golf: Shinkwin wins maiden title with playoff victory in Cyprus Open.

England's Callum Shinkwin won his maiden European Tour title when he beat Finland's Kalle Samooja in a playoff to win the Cyprus Open after both golfers finished 20-under overall in a dramatic finale on Sunday.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 11:20 am.

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70-year-old rescued from rubble after 34 hours as Turkey earthquake toll hits at least 60.

A 70-year-old was saved from a collapsed building 34 hours after an earthquake struck Turkey and Greece, killing 60 people and injuring more than 900.

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Brazil health minister with COVID-19 released from hospital.

Brazilian Health Minister Eduardo Pazuello was discharged from the hospital on Sunday after checking in two days earlier suffering from dehydration and with an earlier diagnosis of COVID-19, the ministry said in a statement.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 10:50 am.

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Corpses lie unclaimed on Day of the Dead in violent Mexican state.

For Ben Yehuda Martinez, head of forensic services in the violence-torn Mexican state of Guerrero, there is more to celebrating Day of the Dead than arranging a colorful altar with flowers and photos.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 10:40 am.

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France faces lockdown resistance as small shops pay the price.

The French government promised on Sunday to protect the nation's beloved independent shops that fear losing their business to international giants, such as Amazon, as it sought to quell opposition to a new coronavirus lockdown.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 10:30 am.

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Indian troops kill top Kashmiri militant commander.

Indian security forces killed the chief of the largest militant group in Kashmir in a gun battle on Sunday, as the disputed region is riven by violence more than a year after New Delhi withdrew its semi-autonomy.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 10:10 am.

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Future Retail says Amazon dispute order not binding on company.

India's Future Retail Ltd (FRL) said on Sunday that a Singapore arbitrator's order in its dispute with Amazon.com Inc is not enforceable under Indian law and not binding on the company.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 10:00 am.

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White House again goes after Fauci, Trump hits five battleground states: Live election updates.

With two days to go before Election Day, Trump is stopping in five key states, while his White House again goes after Dr. Fauci.

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Oil Crisis And Recession Bring Two African Rivals Closer Together.

Times of recession usually bring up overused terms like belt-tightening or company restructuring though distressed periods are just as useful for settling old scores and shaping up new partnerships. Testifying to the purifying effects of market downturns, Sudan and South Sudan, countries that share the painful experience of the Second Sudanese Civil War which pitted them one against another, are edging closer to increase cooperation by making the shared hydrocarbon reserves a joint venture instead of two separate ones. Juba and Khartoum have signed…

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Despite closed border and pandemic, desperate Venezuelans return to Colombia.

Dodging army border patrols, fording rivers and braving low Andean temperatures, thousands of Venezuelan migrants are making arduous journeys into Colombia in search of a better life, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 9:50 am.

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Pro-Trump protesters picket Attorney General Barr's house in Virginia, demand he 'lock up' Joe Biden.

About a dozen men held signs with slogans such as "Biden Lies Matter," "Equal Justice Is Coming" and "They that forsake the law praise the wicked."

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When is Day of the Dead, what does it celebrate and what's an ofrenda?

What's an ofrenda? Why do you see marigold flowers during Day of the Dead? We've got answers to your Dia de los Muertos questions.

Published by USA TODAY at November 01, 2020 9:34 am.

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Election 2020: A vote for Trump is a vote for economic progress for African Americans.

Before the pandemic, African Americans were thriving economically. Looking ahead, Trump's promises are ambitious, but his track record is impressive.

Published by USA TODAY at November 01, 2020 9:30 am.

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Tens of thousands protest in Belarus, defying threats, warning shots.

Riot police fired warning shots into the air, used stun grenades and made arrests to deter tens of thousands of Belarusians who marched through Minsk on Sunday to demand veteran leader Alexander Lukashenko leave power.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 9:20 am.

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India's largest carmakers report increase in monthly sales.

India's largest carmakers posted strong monthly sales numbers on Sunday, signalling that demand could be returning to the country's ailing economy during the festival period.

Published by Reuters at November 01, 2020 8:45 am.

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Coronavirus updates: England begins lockdown this week; police bust New York City party on Halloween.

England joins multiple countries in Europe entering lockdowns as cases surge in the U.S. Latest COVID news.

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'You have created this chaos,' arrested clergy says to police who pepper sprayed North Carolina crowd.

An “I Am Change” get-out-the-vote march in Graham, North Carolina, ended with multiple arrests and injuries after police pepper sprayed the crowd, including children.

Published by USA TODAY at November 01, 2020 8:18 am.

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