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Large police deployment in Vienna, paper reports attack on synagogue.

A large police deployment is underway in central Vienna, a police spokesman said on Monday evening as newspaper Kronen Zeitung reported an attack on a synagogue and shots fired.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 2:02 pm.

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The Future Landscape Of U.S. Oil.

Crude oil last week dived below $40 as the resurgence of Covid-19 cases in Europe prompted new national lockdowns in France and Germany—so far. Yet fears have deepened that more countries could follow. Lockdowns are not good for oil demand. And they are just one aspect of the pandemic that is changing the oil industry landscape. The United States has not reinstated lockdowns and is quite unlikely to do it. Yet people’s behaviors are changing because of the pandemic, and some of these new behaviors may be here to stay, with their effect…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 02, 2020 2:00 pm.

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Uganda's Museveni warns off disruptors as he starts bid for another term.

Uganda's veteran president Yoweri Museveni warned that anyone breaking the peace would regret their actions as he formally started his bid for another term in office on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 1:50 pm.

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IMF tells G20 countries to 'keep spending' on COVID-19 crisis.

The International Monetary Fund on Monday warned Group of 20 major economies that the coronavirus crisis is not over and called on the United States, Britain and other countries to increase the amount of fiscal spending currently planned.

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

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Immigrants, border families face difficulties amid COVID-19 travel restrictions.

Travel restrictions have affected many, but no one understands the problem more than those crossing borders to see loved ones.

Published by USA TODAY at November 02, 2020 1:43 pm.

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TikTok signs deal with Sony Music to expand music library.

Short video-sharing app TikTok said on Monday it had signed a deal with Sony Music Entertainment that will give all its users access to Sony's portfolio of music including global artists such as Beyonce, Martin Garrix and Harry Styles.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 1:40 pm.

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WHO chief will be tested for COVID 'if he shows symptoms'

World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who is self-isolating at home, will be tested for COVID-19 if he displays symptoms, a senior official said on Monday.

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

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France sees record number of new COVID-19 cases, hospitalisations spike.

France's reported a record 52,518 new COVID-19 on Monday and the number of people hospitalised with the disease rose by more than a 1,000 for the fourth time in eight days, as the pandemic showing no signs of abating despite a new lockdown.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 1:20 pm.

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U.N. says Nagorno-Karabakh attacks could be war crimes.

Artillery strikes on civilians in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict could amount to war crimes, the U.N. human rights chief said on Monday, reiterating a call for Azerbaijan and Armenia to halt attacks on towns, schools and hospitals in the mountain enclave.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 1:15 pm.

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A whopper of a tale? Tram runs off track, lands on whale statue's tail.

An elevated tram ran past the end of its tracks in Rotterdam on Monday, but instead of plunging 10 meters to the ground from a pier it came to rest delicately on top of a statue of a whale's tail.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 1:15 pm.

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Bolivia May Boost Energy Exports Under New Government.

Within less than 12 months Bolivia has managed to come full circle. First Evo Morales resigned as President of Bolivia in November 2019 amidst widespread protests calling into question the voting count, only to give way to a heavily military-backed interim government headed by Jeanine Anez that has delayed the due presidential vote three times (January, then May, finally September) before actually allowing the October 18 presidential ballot. In one of the rarest Latin American examples of popular vote rolling back a military coup by democratic…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 02, 2020 1:00 pm.

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Breakingviews - Corona Capital: Bleach, Covid tests, EasyJet.

Corona Capital is a column updated throughout the day by Breakingviews columnists around the world with short, sharp pandemic-related insights.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 12:57 pm.

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‘Extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Eta may cause catastrophe in Central America.

Extremely dangerous Hurricane Eta is rapidly intensifying over the warm waters of the Caribbean, and is expected to bring catastrophic winds, storm surge, and rains to Nicaragua when it makes landfall on Tuesday. Honduras is also expected to receive catastrophic ...

Published by Yale Climate Connections at November 02, 2020 12:35 pm.

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Breakingviews - U.S. farm aid bonanza is free market nightmare.

America’s farmers are living on the public dime. They should receive around $50 billion in federal aid this year – a new record. Even without handouts, the government could find ways to help them out. Food producers deserved some help to offset the impact of Covid-19 shutdowns...

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

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Oman Becomes First Gulf Country To Introduce Personal Income Tax.

Non-OPEC oil producer Oman, which is part of the OPEC+ alliance, could become the first country in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to introduce an income tax on individuals as oil-dependent economies in the Middle East reel from the price and demand crash. Oman plans to introduce in 2022 a personal income tax on wealthy individuals, its finance ministry said on Sunday, as carried by Reuters. The Middle Eastern oil producer heavily depends on oil income for its budget and has been one of the most affected economies in the region after prices…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 02, 2020 12:30 pm.

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Two thirds of Slovaks joined widely-watched blanket COVID test, 1% positive.

More than 3.6 million Slovaks - two thirds of the population - took part in a widely-watched nationwide coronavirus testing programme over the weekend, Prime Minister Igor Matovic said on Monday.

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

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Sunset falls on a historic season for the drive-in.

After a historic season, winter is coming at the drive-in. Summer and early fall have seen the old drive-in transformed into a pandemic-era gathering.

Published by USA TODAY at November 02, 2020 12:12 pm.

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Lidar firm Aeva led by Apple veterans agrees deal to go public.

Aeva Inc, a Silicon Valley firm developing a lidar sensor for self-driving cars to perceive their surroundings, said on Monday it has agreed to go public through a merger with blank-check acquisition company InterPrivate Acquisition Corp .

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 12:10 pm.

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Poles protest again as abortion ruling expected to take effect.

Poles staged further protests in cities across the country on Monday ahead of the expected entry into force of a ruling by the Constitutional Tribunal that bans most abortions and that has prompted nearly two weeks of demonstrations and rallies.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 12:00 pm.

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Drilling And Fracking Accelerates Ahead U.S. Election.

Ahead of what could be an industry-changing presidential election in the US, a Rystad Energy analysis reveals that drilling and fracking activity has accelerated. North American fracking likely peaked in October at around 780 started jobs, with activity recovering from the trough touched in May and June. Meanwhile, our analysis of Baker Hughes data shows that the US horizontal oil rig count increased by 10 to 188, rising for a seventh straight week to reach its highest level since end-May. The increase in drilling activity comes against the framework…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 02, 2020 12:00 pm.

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Setback for Nokia in German patent battle with Lenovo.

A German appeals court on Monday lifted the enforcement of an injunction won by Nokia Oyj in a patent dispute with Lenovo Group Ltd to block the world's largest PC maker from selling its products in Europe's largest economy.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 11:55 am.

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Possible war crimes committed in Nagorno-Karabakh, U.N. rights boss says.

The U.N. human rights chief said on Monday artillery strikes in the disputed enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh could amount to war crimes and she urged Armenia and Azerbaijan to halt attacks on civilian areas, schools and hospitals.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 11:50 am.

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U.S. manufacturing activity near two-year high; construction spending slows.

U.S. manufacturing activity accelerated more than expected in October, with new orders jumping to their highest level in nearly 17 years amid a shift in spending toward goods like motor vehicles as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 11:40 am.

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Swiss city of Geneva locks down as COVID surges.

Restaurants and shop-keepers in Geneva prepared to close in line with new COVID-19 measures on Monday that go beyond more lenient Swiss rules elsewhere as its main hospital fills up and prepares to begin airlifting out patients to less burdened cantons.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 11:25 am.

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I'm a physicist, I listen to the science, Germany's Merkel says.

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday said she accords a lot of weight to scientific advice when dealing with the coronavirus, but she declined to say how important it is for her that scientific advice is listened to in the White House.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 11:20 am.

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Brazil's military patrols its remote northern Amazon border region.

Brazil has mobilized more than 4,000 soldiers to patrol its northern coast near the jungle border with French Guiana for the trafficking of drugs, weapons and gold and for other crimes, which are rampant in the remote Amazon rainforest region.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 11:15 am.

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Factbox: Development of AstraZeneca's potential coronavirus vaccine.

AstraZeneca's experimental COVID-19 vaccine is one of the most advanced candidates in the race against the novel coronavirus.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 11:10 am.

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U.S. Supreme Court rejects NFL, DirecTV appeal in TV package suit.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by the National Football League and AT&T; Inc's DirecTV unit to avoid a proposed class-action antitrust lawsuit that accuses them of overcharging for a popular satellite television package.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 11:05 am.

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Eleven Ajax players test positive for COVID-19, says RTL.

Ajax Amsterdam could be without several key players after 11 squad members tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League clash at Midtjylland, broadcaster RTL reported.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 11:00 am.

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Libya Oil Output Hits 800,000 Bpd.

Libya’s crude oil production has reached 800,000 bpd, Reuters has reported, citing sources in the know. This is a 100,000-bpd increase in just a few days, the report added. Libya started ramping up oil production in late September when the Libyan national Army agreed to a ceasefire with the Government of National Accord and lifted its blockade from oil facilities. During the more than eight months of the blockade, Libya’s oil output slumped from over 1 million bpd to less than 100,000 bpd. Since the lifting of the blockade, however,…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 02, 2020 11:00 am.

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Ravaged by first wave, Italy ill-prepared as second COVID assault hits.

One month ago, the World Health Organization posted a video praising Italians’ “strong and effective response” to the coronavirus pandemic.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 10:50 am.

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'Miracle': 3-year-old grabs rescuer's thumb after days trapped in Turkey earthquake rubble.

“I stretched out my hand to clean her face and she grabbed my thumb. … I froze because right before that moment, I had asked my team for a blanket and a body bag.”

Published by USA TODAY at November 02, 2020 10:31 am.

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'Pandemic fatigue': Pent-up demand is driving holiday flight bookings despite COVID-19 spikes.

The increase in COVID-19 cases hasn't led to a decline in holiday travel bookings. Plus, passenger comfort levels increase once they resume flying.

Published by USA TODAY at November 02, 2020 10:30 am.

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Russia’s Energy Minister Discusses OPEC+ Deal With Local Oil Firms.

Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak is meeting with executives of Russia’s oil companies on Monday to discuss the OPEC+ production cut deal, Russian media reported. Russia is the leader of the non-OPEC group of producers in the OPEC+ pact, which is currently withholding a total of 7.7 million barrels per day (bpd) from the market in the hopes of stabilizing oil prices and drawing down global oil inventories after the pandemic crashed oil demand earlier this year. Since the start of the OPEC+ cooperation in 2017, Russian oil companies…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 02, 2020 10:30 am.

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Euro zone factories boomed in October as Germany roared: PMI.

Manufacturing growth in the euro zone boomed in October but the recovery from severely depressed activity at the height of the coronavirus pandemic was again mostly driven by a buoyant Germany, a survey showed.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 10:25 am.

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U.S. Supreme Court lets inmate confined to filthy prison cells sue guards.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday allowed a Texas inmate to pursue his claim against prison officials that his civil rights were violated by being locked up in cells with extremely filthy conditions.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 10:20 am.

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Funds sell oil on fears of virus-driven economic double dip: Kemp.

(John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own)

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

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Trump Signs Order To Protect Fracking.

President Donald Trump has signed an order aimed at protecting the shale oil and gas industry, he said in a tweet. “Just signed an order to protect fracking and the oil and gas industry. This means JOBS, low energy bills, and continued AMERICAN ENERGY INDEPENDENCE! Sleepy Joe would BAN fracking and destroy American energy jobs! He has NO clue!!” Trump tweeted on Sunday. The president referred to a memorandum from Saturday, titled “Memorandum on Protecting Jobs, Economic Opportunities, and National Security for All Americans,”…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 02, 2020 10:00 am.

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'The Real' host Jeannie Mai ends 'Dancing With the Stars' run due to 'health concern'

"The Real" co-host Jeannie Mai is ending her stint on the current season of "Dancing With the Stars" due to a "health concern" requiring surgery.

Published by USA TODAY at November 02, 2020 9:59 am.

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Iran reports record high COVID death toll as travel bans go into force.

Iran on Monday reported a record 440 COVID deaths in the past 24 hours, pushing the death toll in the Middle East's worst-hit country to 35,738 as a ban on travel in and out of major cities came into force.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 9:45 am.

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NFL Week 8 winners, losers: Mike Tomlin has Steelers looking like legitimate Super Bowl contender.

The Pittsburgh Steelers are the NFL's lone undefeated team, and coach Mike Tomlin has done impressive work in lifting his team to the top.

Published by USA TODAY at November 02, 2020 9:30 am.

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Canadian Oil Companies Raise Production.

Canadian oil producers have plans to start ramping up production after the Alberta government said it would remove oil production limits at the end of the year. “We’re going to see a significant amount of that come back over the next few months,” Alex Pourbaix, Cenovus CEO, told Reuters in an interview. The removal of the curtailment measures was welcomed by an embattled industry that had not yet recovered from the last crisis before this one hit. Yet now heavy oil demand is rising while supply remains tight because of U.S. sanctions…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 02, 2020 9:30 am.

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T-cell study adds to debate over duration of COVID-19 immunity.

A small but key UK study has found that "cellular immunity" to the pandemic SARS-CoV-2 virus is present after six months in people who had mild or asymptomatic COVID-19 - suggesting they might have some level of protection for at least that time.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 9:25 am.

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Lawyer surrenders, accused of bribing witnesses in ICC case against Kenya VP.

A lawyer turned himself in to Dutch authorities on Monday to face accusations at the International Criminal Court of bribing witnesses in a trial of Kenyan Vice President William Ruto which collapsed four years ago.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 9:10 am.

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The $110 Trillion Trend That Bezos, Buffet And Musk Are Betting On.

Over 3,000 investors with over $110 trillion in assets under management can’t be wrong … That $110 trillion supports “responsible investment”, or ESG investing for a more sustainable future. Some of that $110 trillion dollars is now squarely focused on the electric vehicle (EV) industry. And Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is predicted to be the next trillion-dollar company, with stocks soaring more than 300% this year thanks to record demand, record deliveries and even record-breaking revenues and profits. Investors…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 02, 2020 9:00 am.

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Oil Falls As Europe Expands Lockdowns.

After ending the worst month since March, oil prices extended losses early on the first trading day in November on Monday, as more European countries announced lockdowns and as traders are bracing for volatility during and after the U.S. presidential election. As of 9:05 a.m. EST on Monday, WTI Crude was down 0.78 percent at $35.46, and Brent Crude prices were falling 0.55 percent at $37.67. Oil prices crashed at the end of last week after a U.S. crude oil inventory build added to lockdowns in France and Germany to weigh on the outlook for global…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 02, 2020 9:00 am.

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MiB: Turnaround or Liquidations: Recognizing when do to which.

What happens when a bankruptcy attorney with a deep understanding of turnaround situations is brought into advice on a private equity acquisition? If you are Mario Giannini, you slowly morph your legal expertise into managing buyouts, turnarounds, and other private company special situations. 27 years later, as CEO of private market firm Hamilton…

Published by The Big Picture at November 02, 2020 9:00 am.

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Mexico’s Poppy Farmers in Increasingly Dire Straits.

Mexico’s Poppy Farmers in Increasingly Dire Straits
Facing increased economic hardship, poppy-growing communities in southwest Mexico want to join a state program offering alternative projects, but this would only be a first step that cannot tackle all the complex issues campesinos are facing.

Published by InSight Crime at November 02, 2020 8:56 am.

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Watchdogs hold talks with Ant as China releases draft online lending rules.

China's central bank and three financial regulators held talks with Ant Group's <688688.SS><6688.HK> top executives and its founder Jack Ma on Monday as Beijing published new draft rules for online micro-lending.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 8:50 am.

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Indian national park resumes elephant safaris after COVID shutdown.

Elephant safaris have resumed at a famous national park in India's northeastern state of Assam, seven months after being forced to shut by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 8:50 am.

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Britain says it's appalled by Iran's new case against Zaghari-Ratcliffe.

Britain on Monday described Iran's decision to bring a new case against detained British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe as appalling and said she should be allowed to return home to rejoin her family.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 8:30 am.

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CureVac's COVID-19 vaccine triggers immune response in Phase I trial.

CureVac's experimental COVID-19 vaccine triggered an immune response in humans, the German biotech firm said on Monday, putting it on track to start mass testing this year as the race to end the pandemic heats up.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 8:25 am.

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Prince William caught COVID-19 in the spring, but kept his diagnosis a secret: reports.

Britain's Prince William contracted COVID-19 in the spring but kept his diagnosis secret to avoid worrying the nation, according to reports.

Published by USA TODAY at November 02, 2020 8:14 am.

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Hockney masterpiece goes on view ahead of auction.

Billed as the "most important David Hockney landscape to ever appear at auction", the British artist's "Nichols Canyon" went on view in London on Thursday ahead of its sale.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 8:00 am.

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Myanmar fugitive monk Wirathu hands himself in to face sedition charges.

Hardline Buddhist nationalist monk Ashin Wirathu handed himself over to police in Myanmar's commercial capital of Yangon on Monday after more than a year on the run from charges of sedition.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 7:50 am.

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Ant's IPO pushes CICC to No 2 in global league tables for new listings.

China International Capital Corporation (CICC) <3908.HK> <601995.SS> has broken into the world's top two investment banks for new listings for the first time since the global financial crisis due to its role leading in fintech giant Ant Group's <6688.HK> <688688.SS> mega...

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 7:45 am.

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Three-year-old rescued from rubble, Turkey quake death toll hits 81.

A three-year-old girl was rescued from a collapsed building in the western Turkish city of Izmir on Monday, officials said, nearly three days after a powerful earthquake in the Aegean Sea region which has killed 81 people.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 7:36 am.

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Vatican moves to clarify pope's comments on civil union laws.

The Vatican says comments by Pope Francis on civil union laws in a documentary last month were taken out of context and did not signal a change in Church doctrine on homosexuals or support for same-sex marriage.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 7:30 am.

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19 killed at Kabul University in Afghanistan as gunmen storm book fair.

Gunmen stormed Kabul University on Monday as it hosted a book fair attended by the Iranian ambassador to Afghanistan, sparking an hours-long gun battle and leaving at least 19 dead and 22 wounded at the war-torn country’s largest school.

Published by USA TODAY at November 02, 2020 7:22 am.

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Election 2020 live updates: Biden campaign to 'barnstorm Pennsylvania'; Trump vows to go 'in with our lawyers'

Election Day is nearly upon us, but not before voters in several states get one more day to add to the already record-shattering early vote totals.

Published by USA TODAY at November 02, 2020 7:15 am.

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Bears WR Javon Wims ejected for twice punching Saints DB Chauncey Gardner-Johnson in head.

Bears wide receiver Javon Wims was ejected Sunday after he approached Chauncey Gardner-Johnson and repeatedly punched the Saints DB.

Published by USA TODAY at November 02, 2020 7:09 am.

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Pandemic strains Russian bid to boost public finances.

After easing its fiscal rules and raising taxes, Russia is running out of options to bolster public finances strained by the coronavirus pandemic and the collapse in the price of oil, its main export.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 7:00 am.

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California Prop 14 may change lives of sick kids, keep taxpayer funding of stem cell therapy research.

California residents vote on Prop 14, which would pay for stem cell research that has helped children such as the Langenhops with a rare disorder.

Published by USA TODAY at November 02, 2020 7:00 am.

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China's tech independence, emissions drive could cut growth to 3% - S&P Global.

China's push to achieve technological self-reliance and become carbon neutral could see its economic growth halve to an average of 3% over the next decade, credit rating agency S&P; Global said on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 6:55 am.

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'Refrigerator-sized' asteroid may 'buzz-cut' Earth day before election, Neil deGrasse Tyson says.

"It’s not big enough to cause harm. So if the World ends in 2020, it won’t be the fault of the Universe," Tyson said.

Published by USA TODAY at November 02, 2020 6:54 am.

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Coronavirus updates: Trump hints at firing Fauci; New York to require COVID test for travelers; England to shutdown.

New York to implement new testing system for travelers. California confirms 79th inmate death. England shutdown begins Thursday. Latest COVID-19 news.

Published by USA TODAY at November 02, 2020 6:45 am.

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Will your ballot be safe? Computer experts sound warnings on America's voting machines.

Roughly 14 million voters will go to polls equipped with technology blasted as unreliable and inaccurate for two decades by computer scientists.

Published by USA TODAY at November 02, 2020 6:30 am.

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Ryanair boss looks beyond summer loss to post-pandemic growth.

Ryanair recorded its first loss for the key summer period in 30 years as a result of the coronavirus crisis, which threatens to cut passenger numbers to half pre-pandemic levels next year.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 6:30 am.

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UK factories lose more momentum in October - PMI.

British factories lost more momentum in October, especially among consumer goods makers, according to a survey which added to signs of a slowdown in the economy as the number of coronavirus cases mounts again.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 6:10 am.

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Breakingviews - Carmakers head towards Wile E. Coyote moment.

When cartoon character Wile E. Coyote runs off a cliff, there’s always a brief moment before the Looney Tunes stalwart heads earthwards. That moment is roughly where the market in second-hand cars is now. A pandemic-led boom in used-auto sales has held values up, but can...

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 6:05 am.

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A crucial collapse in ‘The Ministry for the Future’.

Called the “greatest political novelist” of our time by the New Yorker, Kim Stanley Robinson has infused his science fiction with real-life political, sociological, and ecological concerns for decades. He’s a writer who does his research. His work is often ...

Published by Yale Climate Connections at November 02, 2020 6:05 am.

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Sterling falls as England heads to second national lockdown.

Sterling fell against the dollar to its lowest in almost four weeks on Monday after England announced a new national lockdown, but analysts said hopes for a Brexit deal prevented a bigger drop for the currency.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 6:00 am.

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Why one Louisiana voter is casting his ballot with the climate in mind.

As Hurricane Laura barreled toward the Gulf Coast this past August, Daniel Rogers of Pineville, Louisiana, worried about what the deadly storm would do to his home and community. “It’s kind of a strange state to be in because you ...

Published by Yale Climate Connections at November 02, 2020 6:00 am.

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Curbside voting, labor at the polls, mask billboards: News from around our 50 states.

How the COVID-19 pandemic and election are affecting every state

Published by USA TODAY at November 02, 2020 6:00 am.

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New UBS CEO Hamers tells staff to be flexible, agile, focused.

New UBS Chief Executive Ralph Hamers told staff to stay healthy and focus on clients as Switzerland's biggest bank presses through the coronavirus pandemic.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 5:45 am.

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Banks cut Europe's economic growth outlook as lockdown 2.0 starts.

Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley cut Europe's fourth quarter economic forecasts on Monday as a surge in COVID-19 cases prompted the introduction of partial nationwide lockdowns in some countries in November, halting a nascent recovery seen during the summer.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 5:40 am.

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10 Monday AM Reads.

My back to work morning train WFH reads: • America’s Elections Are More Secure Than You Think Chances are we will soon look back on the 2020 elections as the most secure in our history. There will probably be delays, disputes, and disinformation. But actual large-scale chicanery with the balloting or tabulation won’t be among…

Published by The Big Picture at November 02, 2020 5:30 am.

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In recovery race, Europe's wealthy north spend big.

With the pandemic having pushed any talk of austerity to the sidelines, the race is on in Europe to spend its economies out of recession and back to some semblance of normality.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 5:20 am.

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Three-year-old rescued from rubble in Turkey, quake death toll hits 85.

A three-year-old girl was rescued from a collapsed building in the western Turkish city of Izmir on Monday, nearly three days after a powerful earthquake in the Aegean Sea that has killed at least 85 people.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 5:20 am.

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Contact restored with Philippine province hit by year's most powerful typhoon; 16 dead.

Philippine authorities on Monday re-established contact with an island province briefly cut off after being hit by the strongest typhoon of the year, as officials said a forcible evacuation effort had averted more deaths than the 16 recorded up to now.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 5:06 am.

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'It's certainly going to get worse': Businesses plan more layoffs, hiring freezes in 2020 as COVID-19 escalates.

Many companies are still laying off workers, freezing hiring and cutting bonuses in the fourth quarter amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Others are hiring.

Published by USA TODAY at November 02, 2020 5:00 am.

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Vitol, Trafigura see further oil demand destruction from second virus wave.

Global oil traders Vitol (VITOLV.UL) and Trafigura expect a resurgence in coronavirus cases in Europe and the United States to hurt fuel demand although their estimates vary.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 4:55 am.

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UK retakes control of atomic weapons contract from Lockheed Martin, Serco group.

Britain's defence ministry will take back direct control of the operations and development of the country's nuclear weapons from a consortium of Lockheed Martin, Serco and Jacobs Engineering in June 2021, Serco said on Monday.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 4:50 am.

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UK's Sunak says hopeful England lockdown can be lifted in December.

Britain's government will seek to lift its four-week coronavirus lockdown for England in early December, finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Monday, a day after another minister said it might have to be extended.

Published by Reuters at November 02, 2020 4:30 am.

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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.

Published by USA TODAY at November 02, 2020 4:02 am.

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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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