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U.S. sues Visa to block its acquisition of Plaid.

The U.S. government on Thursday filed a lawsuit seeking to block Visa Inc from purchasing the financial technology company Plaid.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 2:25 pm.

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Germany approves 5.4 billion euro purchase of 38 Eurofighter jets - source.

The German parliament's budget committee approved a 5.4 billion euro (4.8 billion pounds) contract to buy 38 Eurofighter jets from Airbus for the country's air force on Thursday, a source said.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 2:20 pm.

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Austrian opposition lambasts government over Vienna attack intel failure.

Austria's opposition parties lambasted the government on Thursday over its admitted mishandling of intelligence that might have prevented a deadly rampage in Vienna this week, accusing it of trying to shift the blame onto others.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 2:15 pm.

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Germany approves 5.4 billion euro purchase of 38 Eurofighter jets: source.

The German parliament's budget committee approved a 5.4 billion euro ($6.35 billion) contract to buy 38 Eurofighter jets from Airbus for the country's air force on Thursday, a source said.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 2:10 pm.

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DOJ memo allows armed federal officers at polling locations, side-steps policy.

The Justice Department issued a directive to federal prosecutors across the country early Wednesday that allowed for deploying armed federal officers to polling locations as ballots were being counted despite long-standing policy that generally prohibits such displays of force, a Justice official sa

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 2:01 pm.

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Are Vanadium Flow Batteries The Future Of Utility-Scale Energy Storage?

Earlier this year, the California Energy Commission (CEC) published a $20 million solicitation to fund research projects for the deployment of long-duration energy storage. The objective was to develop a clear understanding of the role that long-duration energy storage (10 hours or greater) can play in helping to meet the state’s mandates to decarbonize the electricity sector by 2045. Lithium-ion batteries were excluded from the solicitation. The CEC selected four energy storage projects incorporating vanadium flow batteries (“VFBs”)…

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Eta sets its sights on Cuba and Florida as deadly deluge continues.

Even as it weakened to tropical depression status, former Category 4 Hurricane Eta continued bringing misery to Central America with torrential rain, flooding, and landslides. The Associated Press had tallied at least 13 deaths by midday Thursday, November 5: seven ...

Published by Yale Climate Connections at November 05, 2020 1:59 pm.

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Ambulances forced to queue as hospitals scramble for COVID-19 beds in Poland.

Marcin Serwach, an ambulance first responder from Warsaw, says he had to deliver oxygen at 3:00 a.m. to a colleague who spent 15 hours parked in front of a hospital with a patient in respiratory distress waiting to be admitted.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 1:55 pm.

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Mexican ex-defense minister to plead in drugs case straining U.S. ties.

The former Mexican defense minister Salvador Cienfuegos is expected to plead not guilty to drug trafficking charges in New York on Thursday, in a case that has deeply strained U.S. and Mexican anti-cartel cooperation.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 1:50 pm.

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Amazon launches regional hub in Europe for air cargo.

Amazon.com Inc said on Thursday it has launched its first regional hub in Europe to handle air shipments, creating 200 new jobs in Germany's Schkeuditz, where the new facility is based.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 1:45 pm.

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Mink 'good reservoirs' for COVID-19, Denmark shows courage in cull: WHO.

Mink appear to be susceptible to the new SARS-CoV-2 virus and "good reservoirs" for the disease, with a mutated strain having caused infections in a dozen people in Denmark, a World Health Organization official said on Thursday.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 1:40 pm.

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Denmark tightens lockdown in north, mink cull devastates industry.

Denmark announced strict new lockdown rules on Thursday in the north of the country after authorities discovered a mutated coronavirus strain in minks bred in the region, prompting a nationwide cull that will devastate the large pelt industry.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 1:30 pm.

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Shell to begin shutting down its Convent, Louisiana, refinery in November - company.

Shell said on Thursday it will begin shutting down its 211,146-barrel-per- day refinery in Convent, Louisiana in November, the largest refinery to close as the coronavirus pandemic weighs on demand for fuels.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 1:25 pm.

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Breakingviews - Corona Capital: U.S. health insurers, UniCredit.

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 05, 2020 1:22 pm.

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France reports new record daily COVID-19 cases, at more than 58,000.

French director of public health on Thursday reported 58,046 new COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, setting a daily record for the second time in four days, versus 40,558 on Wednesday.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 1:20 pm.

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British Airways to cut back on flights in November.

British Airways will reduce its flight schedule this month after the UK government put further restrictions on leisure travel to try to curb the spread of coronavirus.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 1:15 pm.

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Iraq Busted Its OPEC+ Oil Production Quota In October.

Iraq’s crude oil production rose in October and exceeded its quota and compensation target under the OPEC+ agreement, Argus reported on Thursday, quoting state oil marketing firm SOMO. Oil production in Iraq, OPEC’s second-largest producer and a regular non-compliant member of the OPEC+ pact, increased to 3.842 million barrels per day (bpd) in October, up by 242,000 bpd compared to September, and slightly above its quota of 3.804 million bpd for August-December. Considering that Iraq has pledged deeper reductions in its oil production…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 05, 2020 1:00 pm.

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Bentley's luxury car range to be fully electric by 2030.

Bentley Motors' model line-up will include only plug-in hybrids and electric cars by 2026 and will be fully electric by 2030, the British luxury carmaker said on Thursday, as the auto industry adapts to tighter emissions limits in Europe and China.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 12:50 pm.

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Tesla v. GM v. Ford: Sacrilege to Mention Them in the Same Breath, But Here We Go.

Just the Numbers.

Published by Wolf Street at November 05, 2020 12:42 pm.

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'It stops here': Danish mink farmer sees no future after mass cull.

Born and raised on a mink farm in eastern Denmark, Hans Henrik Jeppesen was about to take over the business from his father.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 12:30 pm.

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GM to boost spending on EVs, funded by expanded pickup production.

General Motors Co Chief Executive Mary Barra said Thursday the automaker will boost capital spending over the next three years to speed development of electric vehicles, funded by expanded production of high-profit pickup trucks in North America.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 12:30 pm.

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UK PM says there is light at end of COVID tunnel.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday there was light at the end of the tunnel on COVID-19 as England entered its second countrywide lockdown - for four weeks - to prevent a rising number of cases and deaths from the virus.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 12:25 pm.

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U.S. seizes over $1 billion in bitcoin tied to 'Silk Road'

The U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday it had seized over $1 billion worth of bitcoin associated with the underground online marketplace Silk Road.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 12:20 pm.

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Apple must face shareholder lawsuit over CEO Cook's China sales comments.

Apple Inc has been ordered to face a proposed class-action lawsuit by shareholders who accused Chief Executive Tim Cook of concealing falling demand for iPhones in China, resulting in billions of dollars of investor losses.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 12:15 pm.

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Some key facts about the mink industry in Europe.

Denmark, Europe's largest exporter of mink pelts, said it will cull millions of the animals bred for their fur after COVID-19 infections were transmitted to their keepers.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 12:10 pm.

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Putin orders Russian government to try to meet Paris climate goals.

President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree ordering the Russian government to try to meet the 2015 Paris Agreement to fight climate change, but stressed that any action must be balanced with the need to ensure strong economic development.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 12:05 pm.

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Eta could hit Florida next week as a tropical storm.

Tropical Depression Eta was expected to restrengthen into a tropical storm and head toward Cuba and Florida over the weekend and into early next week.

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 12:02 pm.

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Oil Prices Drop As Markets Await U.S. Election Result.

Oil prices dropped on Thursday morning as a highly contested presidential election continued to be too close to call as of 11 a.m. ET, although Democratic candidate Joe Biden was within six electoral votes to win. As of 11:37 a.m. ET on Thursday, WTI Crude was down 1.53 percent at $38.47, and Brent Crude was trading down 1.50 percent at $40.74, as Biden was in the lead in electoral votes over President Donald Trump. A Trump win would be more bullish for oil, analysts say, because of the President’s continued pro-oil policies. Biden, on the…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 05, 2020 12:00 pm.

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Turkey Expands Gas Drilling In The Black Sea.

After announcing a major natural gas discovery in the Black Sea earlier this year, Turkey has started drilling for gas at a second location in the sea, Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Dönmez said on Twitter on Thursday. The Turkish drillship Fatih returned to drill for gas in the Black Sea at the Türkali-1 borehole, and the campaign will last 75 days, the minister said. Early last month, Dönmez said that Turkey plans to deploy a third drillship to explore for natural resources in the Black Sea. Turkey's…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 05, 2020 12:00 pm.

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Doctor's self-funded test lab leads way in Somalia's COVID fight.

Having scraped money together following medical studies abroad, Somali doctor Abdullahi Sheikdon Dini opened Mogadishu's first advanced diagnostic laboratory in January.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 11:55 am.

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Who is winning Pa.? 3 things to know as the mail-in count continues.

Counting paused in Allegheny County and Philadelphia County, as the president continues to fight results in Pennsylvania and other states.

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 11:52 am.

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IMF, World Bank postpone planned 2021 meeting in Morocco by one year.

The Moroccan government, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund on Thursday said they will postpone plans to hold the World Bank Group-IMF Annual Meetings in Marrakesh in October 2021 until 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 11:50 am.

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Sempra to make decision on Mexico Costa Azul LNG export plant this year.

U.S. energy company Sempra Energy said Thursday it still expects to get an export permit from Mexico soon that will allow it to make a final investment decision this year to build its proposed Costa Azul liquefied natural gas export plant.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 11:45 am.

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Those held over Vienna attack are part of Islamist scene, Austria says.

All 15 people arrested in connection with a deadly rampage in Vienna on Monday are part of the radical Islamist scene and just under half have criminal convictions, some for terrorism offences, Interior Ministry officials said on Thursday.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 11:40 am.

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Video games breakout to record-setting levels as a perfect stay-at-home pastime amid coronavirus pandemic.

With new Xbox and PlayStation consoles coming, video game playing is at record highs. The coronavirus pandemic has boosted time spent playing, too.

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 11:34 am.

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These states can hand Joe Biden the electoral college win over Donald Trump.

Is it close to GAME OVER?

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 11:26 am.

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Factbox: Some key facts about the mink industry in Europe.

Denmark, Europe's largest exporter of mink pelts, said it will cull millions of the animals bred for their fur after COVID-19 infections were transmitted to their keepers.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 11:20 am.

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Answer these 8 phone-themed quiz questions for the chance to win a prize.

Take this quiz to contend with trivia pro Ken Jennings. Act fast, and you may win a prize!

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 11:17 am.

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Exhibition chronicles musician Nick Cave's life, work and loss.

Fans of cult musician Nick Cave get to use his typewriter and play his piano at an exhibition that chronicles his life and nearly five-decade artistic career, including the tragic loss of his son in an accident five years ago.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 11:10 am.

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National Doughnut Day No. 2: Donuts deserve more than one holiday.

Today is National Doughnut Day, a made-up holiday to celebrate the tasty treats. Many took to Twitter to pay homage to donuts or, err, doughnuts.

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 11:03 am.

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These 6 LGBTQ politicians won big on Election Day 2020. Here's what you should know about them.

At least six politicians made strides crucial to the LGBTQ community in the election, expanding the vision of what a political leader can be in the United States.

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 11:01 am.

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Coronavirus knock-on effect hitting vital health services in Africa: WHO.

The coronavirus pandemic is having a knock-on effect on other vital health services in Africa as countries are forced to redirect already stretched resources, a regional head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 11:00 am.

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Alibaba beats sales forecasts on China e-commerce growth.

Alibaba Group beat third quarterly revenue estimates on Thursday, driven by e-commerce growth after China emerged from coronavirus lockdowns, and said it was assessing the suspension of its affiliate Ant Group's listing.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 11:00 am.

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Surge In COVID-19 Cases Could Slash Emissions.

It became clear pretty soon after the first lockdowns in the spring were imposed: Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, caused a decline in greenhouse gas emissions. It was a no-brainer, really: the fewer people traveled and the less factories worked, the less they polluted. Now, we’re seeing a second round of emissions reductions. Last month, in its New Energy Outlook, BloombergNEF said the coronavirus pandemic could wipe out as much as 2.5 years worth of emissions from just the energy sector. To counter the good news, the…

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Trump's huge vote total breaks my heart. I recognize this America and I wish I did not.

The most dangerous implication of this election is that millions accept a fictitious world created by an autocrat and marketed by Fox News.

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 10:51 am.

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Gangs in Latin America use bribery, secret routes to smuggle jaguar parts to China: report.

Criminal organizations in Bolivia and other Latin American countries are bribing police and circumventing customs restrictions to smuggle parts of jaguars to mainland China, an investigation by environmental groups showed on Thursday.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 10:50 am.

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Lufthansa warns of higher cash drain, restructuring costs in fourth quarter.

Lufthansa warned on Thursday it will burn through more cash in the fourth quarter than in the third and that further restructuring measures will weigh on its results as it struggles to cope with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 10:50 am.

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Georgia solidifies its swing-state status thanks, in part, to Stacey Abrams.

With 60,000 ballots left to count in Georgia, the race between Trump and Biden is too close to call. Many say Democrats have Stacey Abrams to thank.

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 10:45 am.

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2020 Georgia Election Results | USA TODAY.

See election results, maps, county-by-county vote counts and more for Georgia’s races on Nov. 3, 2020.

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 10:32 am.

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GM to invest 1 billion Canadian dollars in Canada plants to expand pickup output.

General Motors Co will invest 1 billion Canadian dollars in its Canadian operations to expand production of highly profitable full-size pickup trucks to meet growing demand, Chief Executive Mary Barra said on Thursday.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 10:30 am.

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Tesla To Build Even Bigger Battery In Australia.

Tesla plans to build a 300-MW/450-MWh battery storage system in Victoria, Australia, three times bigger than the once biggest battery the company had constructed, also in Australia. The new facility will help Australia as it moves to transition away from fossil fuels and towards renewable energy and will have the capacity to power half a million households for an hour, according to a Financial Times report. The company will partner with French Neoen on the project. "By securing one of the biggest batteries in the world, Victoria is taking a decisive…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 05, 2020 10:30 am.

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'Denial has ruled': Daily infection total surpasses 100,000; seven-day record also falls.

Wednesday's one-day record count of 102,821 was the first daily total to surpass 100,000 and translates to more than 70 Americans every minute.

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 10:23 am.

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Denmark's mink cull a 'black day' for farmers, tighter COVID lockdown planned.

Denmark's mink industry faced economic collapse after health authorities discovered a mutated coronavirus strain in the animals and people, prompting a nationwide cull and stricter lockdown measures in the north of the country.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 10:20 am.

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Teva Pharm third-quarter profit in line with forecasts, lowers 2020 revenue outlook.

Israel-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries reported quarterly profit in line with expectations but lowered its 2020 revenue forecast on lower demand for some products as fewer people are going to hospitals and doctors during the pandemic.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 10:10 am.

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UK ploughs extra $10 billion into support for self-employed.

British finance minister Rishi Sunak's decision to extend an income support for self-employed people during the COVID-19 pandemic will cost an extra 7.3 billion pounds, the finance ministry said on Thursday.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 10:00 am.

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China’s Crude Oil Imports Sink In October.

China’s crude oil imports fell by 4.88 percent last month from a month earlier, data analytics provider OilX reported. At 10.96 million bpd, imports were more than 560,000 bpd lower than the average for September. On an annual basis, however, the October average was higher, by 3.47 percent or 367,000 bpd. OilX’s analysts also reported that tanker congestion at Chinese ports has continued to ease. The level of oil in storage at facilities operated by the International Energy Exchange has also declined. The tanker congestion in China…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 05, 2020 10:00 am.

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Bank of England to probe possible leak of QE decision to Sun newspaper.

Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey said he would look into how The Sun newspaper reported that the central bank would expand its bond purchase programme by 150 billion pounds ($196 billion), hours before it was officially announced.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 9:30 am.

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Apache To Drill New Well Offshore Suriname.

Despite the industry-wide downturn, Apache Corp plans to drill a fifth well in Block 58 offshore Suriname, the company said in its third-quarter financial report, as the Houston-based oil major continues to focus on its prime non-U.S. assets. The company added that it expected “robust Suriname exploration and appraisal programs in 2021.” Suriname, one of the poorest countries in South America, lies on top of the Guyana-Suriname basin, which has become one of the hottest new exploration spots for the oil industry. A big reason…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 05, 2020 9:30 am.

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The Sons, Ex-Wife, Father-in-Law: Corruption Scandals Overwhelm Brazil President’s Family.

The Sons, Ex-Wife, Father-in-Law: Corruption Scandals Overwhelm Brazil President’s Family
The charges of embezzlement and money laundering faced by Flávio Bolsonaro may be the first severe crack in a corrupt edifice surrounding Brazil’s president.

Published by InSight Crime at November 05, 2020 9:27 am.

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ESPN to lay off 300 employees, while also not filling 200 open positions, internal memo says.

ESPN on Thursday announced a company-wide reduction of 300 staffers, network president Jimmy Pitaro said in a memo to employees.

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 9:26 am.

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TikTok owner ByteDance in fundraising talks that will value it at $180 billion: sources.

TikTok-owner ByteDance is in early talks to raise a new round of financing that will value it at $180 billion after the investment, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 9:20 am.

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The Met's Costume Institute looks at evolution of fashion | Pictures | Reuters.

Creations are displayed at The Costume Institute's upcoming exhibition "About Time: Fashion and Duration" during a press preview at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan, New York, October 26, 2

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 9:20 am.

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Lloyd's of London ditches plan to create its own electronic exchanges.

Lloyd's of London has dropped ambitious plans to set up its own electronic exchanges and will work with other existing platforms to speed up the underwriting process and cut costs, the commercial insurance market said on Thursday.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 9:10 am.

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Saudi Arabia Cuts Oil Prices To Asian Market.

The world’s top oil exporter, Saudi Arabia, appears unconvinced that near-term demand has much room to grow as it reduced its official selling price for its flagship crude grade to its key market Asia. Saudi state oil giant Aramco cut on Thursday its official selling price (OSP) for the Arab Light crude grade shipped to Asia in December by $0.10 a barrel to a discount of $0.50 versus the benchmark Oman/Dubai average, off which Middle Eastern producers price the crude oil they sell in Asia, Bloomberg reported. The cut was in line with Asian…

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Governor Whitmer congratulates Biden on winning Michigan, calls for unity against coronavirus.

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has repeatedly criticized the Trump administration for lacking a national strategy to address the coronavirus.

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 8:59 am.

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Merck to bolster cancer drug portfolio with VelosBio $2.75 billion deal.

Merck & Co Inc said on Thursday it agreed to acquire privately held VelosBio for $2.75 billion in cash, in a move that will help it strengthen its cancer drug portfolio.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 8:55 am.

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Racism in many forms can affect people's health. Here's how.

Public officials across the country have declared racism to be a public health crisis. For these three Northeast Ohio residents, the crisis is personal.

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 8:47 am.

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Sunak boosts 200 billion-pound job rescue as BoE ramps up bond buying.

British finance minister Rishi Sunak ramped up his 200 billion-pound economic rescue programme once again on Thursday in a coordinated move with the Bank of England, which increased its already-huge purchases of government debt.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 8:45 am.

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IBM unveils cloud for 5G telcos, gets Nokia and Samsung as partners.

International Business Machines Corp on Thursday became the latest U.S. technology company to launch a cloud platform directed at telecom operators deploying 5G and signed up Nokia and Samsung as partners.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 8:40 am.

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U.S. weekly jobless claims fall marginally.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell slightly last week, but remained extraordinarily high amid signs that the economic recovery was losing steam as the COVID-19 pandemic intensifies and fiscal stimulus ends.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 8:35 am.

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In COVID clampdown, China bars travellers from Britain, France, India.

China has barred non-Chinese travellers from Britain, France, Belgium, the Philippines and India, imposing some of the most stringent entry curbs of any country as coronavirus cases surge around the world.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 8:30 am.

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Breakingviews - Corona Capital: Opera, Vaccines, Wine, Airlines.

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 05, 2020 8:27 am.

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How the Electoral College works – and how it impacted battleground states in 2020.

Critics say the process puts too much emphasis on swing states and negates the popular vote

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 8:24 am.

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Exclusive: WHO-led COVID drug scheme doubles down on antibodies, steroids and shuns remdesivir.

A World Health Organization-led scheme to supply COVID-19 drugs to poor countries is betting on experimental monoclonal antibody treatments and steroids but is shunning Gilead's remdesivir blockbuster therapy, an internal document shows.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 8:20 am.

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These states legalized recreational marijuana on Election Day.

Where is pot legal? Four more states passed recreational weed laws Tuesday while South Dakota and Mississippi passed medical marijuana initiatives.

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 8:16 am.

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For some Ant investors, outrage that regulatory risks weren't flagged better.

Some professional investors who bought Ant Group stock in its $37 billion IPO are fuming that regulatory risks were not better flagged, especially given they had to jump through hoops to participate in the fintech giant's tightly managed roadshow.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 8:15 am.

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Nintendo raises Switch forecast to 24 million units on pandemic gaming boom.

Japan's Nintendo Co Ltd on Thursday said it expects to sell 24 million of its Switch games consoles in the year ending March 2021, up from a forecast of 19 million but still seen as cautious, as the COVID-19 pandemic drives a gaming boom.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 8:15 am.

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India sees early vaccine launch as AstraZeneca deliveries run late.

India raced ahead with work on its coronavirus vaccine while Britain's AstraZeneca said its deliveries were running "a little bit late" as countries around the world sought to conquer the pandemic and rescue their economies.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 8:10 am.

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World markets rally as markets shrug off election limbo.

Dow futures and world shares surged as investors awaited the outcome of the U.S. presidential election and embraced the upside of Washington gridlock.

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 8:03 am.

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Factbox: EU, UK deadlocked on three issues ahead of mid-Nov deadline in Brexit talks.

British and EU negotiators need to find a compromise on the most persistent sticking points in their talks to protect a trillion dollars worth of annual trade from possible tariffs and quotas in eight weeks' time when the UK's transition out of the bloc ends.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 8:00 am.

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EU lending arm considers ending airport expansion support: draft.

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is considering ending support for airport expansions and conventionally-fuelled aircraft, according to a draft plan seen by Reuters.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 7:50 am.

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Samsung consumer electronics sales boosted by India's festive season.

Samsung Electronics Co is seeing a big surge in consumer appliance sales during India's festive season, a senior company executive said, helped by pent-up demand following a nationwide lockdown to battle the coronavirus pandemic.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 7:45 am.

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'It's over, baby': NJ releases over 2,000 inmates from prisons, halfway houses to reduce COVID spread.

About 2,220 people were expected to be released from New Jersey prisons on Wednesday because of a law aiming to slow the spread of the virus.

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 7:43 am.

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Pope shakes up running of Vatican funds after London property scandal.

Pope Francis has stripped the Vatican's Secretariat of State of control over its own funds, moving them to the supervision of its economic offices in an attempt to contain the fallout of a scandal over a luxury London property deal.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 7:40 am.

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Breakingviews - Bank of England offers plaster for Covid-19 wound.

UK finance minister Rishi Sunak couldn’t ask for a better friend than Andrew Bailey. The Bank of England boss said on Thursday he would buy an extra 150 billion pounds of government bonds to help an economy that will take a new hit from the lockdown imposed in England this...

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 7:15 am.

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Indian court sends news anchor Goswami to jail in abetment to suicide case.

A court sent the lead anchor of India's fiercely nationalist and popular Republic television network to jail for 14 days for allegedly abetting a suicide in a case the channel blamed on local politicians angered by its news coverage.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 7:10 am.

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Ford issues safety alert for 375,200 Ford Explorers with defect tied to 13 accidents.

The 2013-2017 Ford Explorers have a part that may fracture, causing loss of steering control.

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 7:10 am.

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Denmark to lock down regions after mutated coronavirus traced to minks.

Parts of Denmark will face new, tougher lockdown measures after health authorities discovered a mutated coronavirus strain in minks and people in the country's northern regions.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 7:00 am.

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Easyjet is discussing state aid with Germany - Wiwo.

British budget carrier Easyjet , which is struggling with lower air traffic demand due to the coronavirus pandemic, is in talks with Germany about state aid, business magazine Wirtschaftswoche reported on Thursday.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 6:55 am.

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2020 Election Results | USA TODAY.

See election results, election maps, county-by-county vote counts and more for races on Nov. 3, 2020.

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 6:40 am.

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Bombardier profit misses as pandemic weighs on transportation unit, jet deliveries.

Plane and train maker Bombardier Inc missed estimates for third-quarter profit on Thursday, hurt by weak performance in its aviation and transportation units due to coronavirus-led disruptions.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 6:30 am.

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VW CEO says will tweak strategy to maintain electric, autonomous push.

Volkswagen will tweak its strategy to maintain investment momentum for developing electric and autonomous cars as it tries to make up for lost revenues caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the company's chief executive said.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 6:25 am.

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AstraZeneca aims to bring non-U.S. vaccine data before the FDA.

AstraZeneca will start discussing emergency approval of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine with U.S. regulators once it has good trial data from Britain, South Africa and Brazil, as it has no indication the watchdog would favour U.S. data.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 6:20 am.

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Pet Valu retailer to liquidate US operations with 358 store closings, warehouse shut downs.

Pet food and supplies chain Pet Valu is shutting down its 358 stores in the U.S., blaming the pandemic despite an increase in spending on pets.

Published by USA TODAY at November 05, 2020 6:19 am.

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UK construction PMI falls to five-month low despite strong house-building.

Britain's construction sector lost momentum in October but suffered less than the most of the coronavirus-hit economy thanks to a buoyant housing market, a business survey showed on Thursday.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 6:10 am.

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Airbnb to make IPO filing next week, braving COVID-19 surge: source.

U.S. home rental company Airbnb Inc plans to make its initial public offering (IPO) registration public as early next week, setting course for a stock market debut next month even as the COVID-19 pandemic intensifies, two people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 6:00 am.

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Some important climate solutions aren’t ‘particularly sexy’.

When people talk about solutions to global warming, they often focus on large-scale efforts that can cut a lot of carbon pollution. But sometimes those big ideas have drawbacks. For example, large-scale tree planting can help reduce climate change. But ...

Published by Yale Climate Connections at November 05, 2020 6:00 am.

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Exclusive: European Development Finance group to exit fossil fuel investments by 2030.

A group of European development finance institutions (DFIs) managing $50 billion said on Thursday they planned to stop lending money to fossil fuel projects by the end of the decade.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 5:50 am.

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How billionaire Jack Ma fell to earth and took Ant's mega IPO with him.

They say talk is cheap. Tell that to Jack Ma.

Published by Reuters at November 05, 2020 5:48 am.

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10 Thursday AM Reads.

My morning train WFH reads: • Now We Know: Trump’s 2016 Win Was No Fluke: Perhaps the biggest shock is that despite weak leadership (to put it charitably) on coronavirus management in the White House, the track record didn’t matter to half of voters. (Capital Spectator) • Americans Were Given the Coronavirus Option to Raid…

Published by The Big Picture at November 05, 2020 5:45 am.

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