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10 days, 1 lawsuit, 5 million ballots and endless fights later, election leaves Georgia politically bruised.

Georgia poll workers are wading through a 5-million-ballot hand recount that began Friday morning. Biden won the state by more than 14,000 votes.

Published by USA TODAY at November 14, 2020 2:16 pm.

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Europe’s Green Deal Is Bad News For U.S. LNG.

U.S. LNG producers have had a tough few months, what with the pandemic and plunging prices because of an oversupplied market. Now, prices have improved substantially as production declines while exports have been rising for three consecutive months. The future, however, contains some storm clouds. French utility Engie recently pulled out of a major long-term deal with NextDecade that would have seen it import millions of tons of U.S. liquefied natural gas. The Wall Street Journal cited earlier media reports naming the French government as the power…

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These Caribbean hotel villas let you social distance in a luxurious island setting.

With social distancing and other safety protocols the new vacation norm, a holiday in a private Caribbean villa could fit the bill.

Published by USA TODAY at November 14, 2020 1:43 pm.

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Man Utd fight back against City for derby draw in Women's Super League.

Manchester United came back from two goals down to seal a 2-2 draw over rivals Manchester City at Leigh Sports Village on Saturday, retaining their top spot in England's Women's Super League.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 1:30 pm.

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Thousands rally, march in DC to support outgoing President Donald Trump, promote baseless allegations of 'voter fraud'

Thousands of people were gathering in support of outgoing President Donald Trump in Washington, D.C., on Saturday to protest supposed "voter fraud".

Published by USA TODAY at November 14, 2020 1:27 pm.

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Motor racing: Stroll takes shock Turkish GP pole, Hamilton sixth.

Canadian Lance Stroll seized an astonishing first Formula One pole position on Saturday in a crazy weather-hit Turkish Grand Prix qualifying that snapped a 14-race streak for dominant Mercedes.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 1:20 pm.

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Police probe illegal party near Paris in breach of COVID lockdown.

Police are probing an illegal party that took place at Joinville-Le-Pont near Paris, at which up to 400 people met up despite French COVID-19 lockdown rules banning large private gatherings.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 1:10 pm.

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Evacuations begin in Central America ahead of Tropical Storm Iota.

As Tropical Storm Iota barrels toward Central America, authorities are urging communities to evacuate before it unleashes "life threatening" flooding across a region still recovering from Hurricane Eta's devastation.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 1:00 pm.

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Nevada Gov. Sisolak tests positive for COVID-19. Here's what we know.

Gov. Sisolak has tested positive for COVID, and will quarantine at home for 10 days. Here's what else you should know.

Published by USA TODAY at November 14, 2020 12:49 pm.

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Hurricane Iota expected to strengthen to major hurricane ahead of landfall in Central America.

Tropical Storm Iota formed in the central Caribbean Friday afternoon, becoming the 30th named storm of this record-busy 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. The previous record for most named storms in a season was 28, set in 2005. Iota is predicted ...

Published by Yale Climate Connections at November 14, 2020 12:27 pm.

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The EV Revolution Could Create 20 Million New Jobs.

In the not-so-distant past, renewable energy and fossil fuel divestment were part of an idealistic, pie in the sky approach to transforming the energy sector which, for all of its positive attributes, simply didn’t make a lot of financial sense. In a world awash with cheap shale and natural gas after the United States’ shale revolution, moving away from fossil fuels seemed like a pipe dream. And then a pandemic hit. The novel coronavirus has completely changed the way that we consume energy around the world, and took a huge bite out…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 14, 2020 12:00 pm.

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Trump says the battleground states saw election fraud. Republican officials running those states disagree.

Republican officials in swings states have responded by assuring voters there have been no signs of fraud.

Published by USA TODAY at November 14, 2020 11:54 am.

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Austria's Kurz confirms national lockdown will start on Tuesday.

Austria will introduce a national lockdown on Tuesday in a bid to bring its soaring coronavirus infections under control, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Saturday, confirming an earlier Reuters report based on a draft government decree.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 11:25 am.

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'Can't take any more': Lisbon's bar, restaurant workers protest amid COVID-19 rules.

Paula Barroso's bar in Lisbon has been shut for eight months and she already had to let some workers go due to the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Now she is scared she will not be able to make ends meets much longer.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 11:20 am.

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“Creen que los trabajadores somos perros.” Cómo ejecutivos de una planta de carne ignoraron la seguridad por codicia.

Nuestra investigación encontró que oficiales permitieron que Triumph Foods permaneciera abierta a pesar de cientos de contagios y cuatro muertes.

Published by USA TODAY at November 14, 2020 10:33 am.

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DeChambeau tests negative for coronavirus despite feeling 'weird'

Pre-tournament Masters favourite Bryson DeChambeau said he has had a coronavirus test as a precaution after feeling "weird" during the season's final major.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 10:30 am.

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Johnson & Johnson, U.S. government expand pact to support next phase of COVID-19 vaccine R&D.

Johnson & Johnson and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have expanded an agreement to support the next phase of COVID-19 vaccine candidate research and development, the company said on Saturday.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 10:20 am.

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Will Japan Ever Reboot Its Nuclear Industry?

Nearly a decade following the Fukushima Daiichi 2011 nuclear disaster, Japan is trying to reassess its energy prospects. One of the most energy dependent economies globally, nuclear energy has traditionally been the energy source that combines reliably low costs and zero carbon dioxide emissions. Fukushima, however, has shifted the previously positive public sentiment towards widespread protests demanding a full nuclear ban. Time has healed some wounds and has allowed to take stock of what Japan has on its hands yet most of the concluding observations…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 14, 2020 10:00 am.

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Sensex, Nifty make modest gains in special Diwali day session.

Indian shares made modest gains in a special "muhurat" one-hour trading session for Diwali on Saturday, driven mainly by oil and gas and some banking stocks

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 9:50 am.

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Trump supporters plan rallies in Washington DC, experts warn extremists may attend.

It's unclear how many people will go to rallies in support of President Trump in Washington, D.C., but experts warn right-wing extremists may attend.

Published by USA TODAY at November 14, 2020 9:48 am.

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Philippines' Duterte absolves police chief over lockdown birthday party.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday cleared his newly appointed police chief of any violation of rules when he celebrated his birthday in May during one of the world's strictest coronavirus lockdowns.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 9:40 am.

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Paris boulevards deserted as lockdown claims Christmas shopping trade.

Boarded-up windows outside flagship branches of department stores Galeries Lafayette and Printemps bore testimony on Saturday to the impact of a COVID-19 lockdown in Paris.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 9:35 am.

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60 years ago, Ruby Bridges integrated a New Orleans school. Here's what she tells kids today.

Ruby Bridges, who is part of an Indianapolis Children's Museum exhibit, spoke for the 60th anniversary of her walk to integrate an all-white school.

Published by USA TODAY at November 14, 2020 9:33 am.

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Polisario leader says Western Sahara ceasefire with Morocco is over.

The leader of the Polisario Front, Western Sahara's independence movement, said on Saturday the group had ended a 29-year ceasefire with Morocco to resume its armed struggle following a border confrontation.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 9:30 am.

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The Dakotas are 'as bad as it gets anywhere in the world' for COVID-19.

Both North and South Dakota now face a predictably tragic reality that health experts say could have been largely prevented with earlier action.

Published by USA TODAY at November 14, 2020 9:19 am.

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Beyond irresponsible: Republicans must put Americans and reality ahead of fealty to Trump.

Republicans are embarrassing America. It's past time to admit Trump lost, congratulate Biden, stop spouting misinformation and move on to a transition.

Published by USA TODAY at November 14, 2020 9:03 am.

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Iran to tighten COVID-19 restrictions next Saturday - Rouhani.

Iran will impose stricter restrictions from next Saturday, President Hassan Rouhani said on state television, as the Middle East country hardest hit by the virus battles a third wave of COVID-19.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 8:45 am.

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Greece tightens COVID-19 lockdown, shuts primary schools.

Greek authorities announced on Saturday the closure of nurseries and primary schools until the end of November, tightening a nationwide lockdown after a spike in COVID-19 cases.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 8:30 am.

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MiB: Penny Pennington, Edward Jones.

This week, we speak with Penny Pennington, who is the managing partner (CEO) of Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 financial services firm. The firm has 19,000 financial advisors with $1.3 trillion in assets under management. She began her Edward Jones career in 2000 as a financial adviser. Penny is also senior executive sponsor of the…

Published by The Big Picture at November 14, 2020 8:30 am.

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Indonesia reports 5,272 new coronavirus cases, 111 deaths.

Indonesia reported 5,272 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, taking the total number of infections to 463,007, data from its COVID-19 task force showed.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 8:20 am.

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Jemele Hill, other former Black ESPN stars, do it their way.

Former ESPN star Jemele Hill is one of sports journalism's best, now she and other Black ex-ESPN stars are doing it their way.

Published by USA TODAY at November 14, 2020 8:16 am.

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China finds coronavirus on packaging of Saudi shrimp.

The western Chinese city of Lanzhou said on Saturday it had detected the new coronavirus on the packaging of a batch of shrimp imported from Saudi Arabia, as China ramps up testing of frozen foods.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 8:15 am.

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Germany plans 22 billion euros in COVID aid for companies in first half of 2021, sources say.

Germany expects to pay out 22 billion euros ($26 billion) in COVID-19 relief aid from January through June 2021 to companies and self-employed people, people close to the matter said, as the impact of the pandemic extends into next year.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 7:10 am.

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Schools want to end online classes for struggling kids. COVID cases may send everyone home.

As COVID cases rise, schools are torn between bringing back struggling online students -- or sending everyone home to stem the spread.

Published by USA TODAY at November 14, 2020 6:30 am.

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Malaysia reports 1,114 new coronavirus cases with two new deaths.

Malaysia reported 1,114 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, raising the total to 46,209 infections.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 6:25 am.

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10 Weekend Reads.

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Danish Blend coffee, grab a seat outside, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • Elon Musk’s Totally Awful, Batshit-Crazy, Completely Bonkers, Most Excellent Year: In 2020, the COVID-doubting, media-hating Twitterholic CEO became the third-richest man alive, SpaceX launched two astronauts into orbit, and…

Published by The Big Picture at November 14, 2020 5:45 am.

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Poland reports record high 548 COVID-19 deaths.

Poland reported a record high 548 new coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday, the health ministry said, taking the country's total above 10,000.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 5:20 am.

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Challenge begins for UK farmer to get Xmas turkeys on tables.

Turkey farmer Tom Copas says he faces a challenge to bring over the seasonal staff he needs this Christmas to process his turkeys and then to meet a surge in demand for home deliveries because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 5:15 am.

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50 years later, friend reflects on life of football player killed in Marshall plane crash.

Roy Slezak remembers the life of his friend Art Harris Jr., one of the Marshall football players killed in a plane crash 50 years ago.

Published by USA TODAY at November 14, 2020 5:02 am.

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Djokovic says no pressure as he bids for sixth ATP Finals crown.

Novak Djokovic said sealing the year-end men's world number one tennis ranking had eased some of the pressure on him as he heads into the ATP Finals and will look to end his season on a high.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 4:15 am.

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Lebanese security chief visited Syria in efforts to free U.S. captive.

Lebanese Security Chief Abbas Ibrahim visited Damascus after a trip to Washington as part of efforts to free U.S. citizen Austin Tice, who is being detained in Syria, Lebanese broadcaster al Jadid reported on Saturday.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 4:10 am.

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Black Friday 2020: Home Depot, Walmart and more great sales happening now.

Black Friday 2020 sale events are already happening at Walmart, The Home Depot, Target and more—here's where to find the best savings.

Published by USA TODAY at November 14, 2020 3:32 am.

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Airports near Ethiopia's Tigray state attacked with rockets, government says.

Two airports in Ethiopia's Amhara state near the northern state of Tigray where federal troops are fighting local forces were targeted by rocket fire late on Friday, the government said.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 2:05 am.

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New CDC guidelines say face masks protect those wearing them, too—here are the best ones.

The CDC now says that face masks protects those who wear them, too. Here are the best ones you can buy right now.

Published by USA TODAY at November 14, 2020 2:04 am.

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Mainland China reports 18 new COVID-19 cases versus 8 a day earlier.

Mainland China reported 18 new COVID-19 cases on Nov. 13, up from eight cases a day earlier, the country's national health authority reported on Saturday.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 1:10 am.

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Vietnam braces for Typhoon Vamco, 53 dead in Philippines.

Vietnam was bracing for Typhoon Vamco to make landfall in the country's central coast early on Sunday, as the death toll in the Philippines rose to 53 from that country's deadliest storm this year.

Published by Reuters at November 14, 2020 1:05 am.

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Walmart extends store hours after cutting them amid COVID-19, weekly senior hour continues.

Walmart is extending its store hours in time for the holiday shopping season and the second wave of its “Black Friday Deals for Days” sale.

Published by USA TODAY at November 14, 2020 1:02 am.

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South Korea reports 205 coronavirus cases, above 200 for first time since September.

South Korea reported 205 new coronavirus cases as of Friday midnight, rising above 200 for the first time since September, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said on Saturday.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 11:10 pm.

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DeChambeau's Masters hopes in tatters after lost ball.

Bryson DeChambeau's hopes of adding a Green Jacket to his U.S. Open trophy were in tatters after he incurred a lost ball in unusual circumstances during the second round at the Masters on Friday.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 10:30 pm.

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Fed officials differ over economy's risks as coronavirus surges.

For St. Louis Fed President James Bullard, the current surge in U.S. coronavirus cases can be controlled and the economy recover if households are just nudged in the right direction, exhorted in a 'this-time-we-mean-it' push to wear masks and take other steps that health...

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 10:10 pm.

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House Democrat's change new-member dinner to grab-and-go after facing criticism.

Drew Hammill, Pelosi's Deputy Chief of Staff, told USA TODAY the dinner will only be "Grab and go", and clarified no one will now be eating in the space.

Published by USA TODAY at November 13, 2020 9:02 pm.

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Exclusive: Citgo stops contributions to 401(k) plans, will cut salaries - sources.

Citgo Petroleum Corp (PDVSAC.UL) stopped contributions to employee 401(k) retirement plans on Nov. 1 and plans to reduce salaries on Jan. 1 to cope with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, sources familiar with the company's actions said.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 8:05 pm.

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Citigroup hires quartet, eyeing recovery in energy land deals.

Citigroup Inc said Friday it hired four bankers to work on the buying and selling of oil and gas acreage, betting the dislocation in commodity markets in 2020 will yield more land deals among energy producers.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 8:00 pm.

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Environmental groups appeal Illinois order allowing Dakota pipeline expansion.

Environmental groups are appealing a decision made last month by Illinois regulators to allow the expansion of the Dakota Access oil pipeline (DAPL), according to documents filed with the state on Friday.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 7:55 pm.

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Mexican lawmakers take up sweeping pot legalization bill.

Mexican senators on Friday began weighing a sweeping initiative to legalize recreational use and sale of marijuana, a proposal that could create the world's largest weed market in a country battered by a violent war against drug gangs.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 7:50 pm.

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Volkswagen Throws $86 Billion at EVs over Next 5 Years. GM, Ford, Other Automakers Plow Mega-Bucks into the Shift to EVs. Tesla Instigated It.

Commercial trucks and vans too, including at Volkswagen's Traton, one of the largest truck markers in the world.

Published by Wolf Street at November 13, 2020 7:29 pm.

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Britain to pilot COVID tests for care home visitors.

Visitors to care homes in parts of England will be able to get tested for COVID-19 under a new pilot scheme aimed at reducing onerous restrictions in time for Christmas, the health ministry said on Saturday.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 7:00 pm.

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National security adviser O'Brien to represent U.S. at Asia meetings.

U.S. national security adviser Robert O'Brien will represent the United States at back-to-back virtual summits with Asian countries this weekend, the White House said on Friday.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 6:50 pm.

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Coronavirus updates: Nevada Gov. tests positive; 20M Americans could receive vaccine next month; 5 states issue restrictions.

The U.S. keeps smashing its own records for daily COVID-19 cases. About 2,000 Pennsylvania nurses plan to go on strike. Latest coronavirus news.

Published by USA TODAY at November 13, 2020 6:46 pm.

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U.S. advanced battery startup Form Energy nabs $70 million in funding: CEO.

Form Energy, a startup planning to make battery systems that can efficiently store wind and solar energy for long periods of time, recently landed its biggest batch of funding, its chief executive told Reuters on Friday.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 6:10 pm.

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Google at odds with U.S. over protective order for firms tied to lawsuit: court filing.

Alphabet's Google and the U.S. Justice Department have failed to reach agreement over a protective order for third parties like Microsoft that provided data to the government for its lawsuit against the search and advertising giant.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 5:50 pm.

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At least seven people die in North Carolina flash floods.

At least seven people died in North Carolina on Thursday as flash floods swept through parts of the state, authorities said, adding at least two people were missing.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 5:45 pm.

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Green Bay Packers and Notre Dame legend Paul Hornung dies at 84.

Paul Hornung, who starred for Notre Dame in the 1950s and the Packers in the 1960s, died at age 84, the Louisville Sports Commission announced Friday.

Published by USA TODAY at November 13, 2020 5:40 pm.

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Going ape: Week-old gorilla breaks hearts at Spanish zoo.

Carried around by doting mom Buu with the rest of his clan looking proctectively on, the baby gorilla born last week in an Andalusian zoo has quickly inspired affection among his human visitors too.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 5:30 pm.

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OPEC+ Compliance With Cuts At 101% Ahead Of Crucial Meetings.

The OPEC+ group complied 101 percent with the oil production cuts in October, keeping a high level of conformity ahead of the crucial meetings over the next two weeks, which will decide if the alliance will reverse course on easing the cuts given the worsening demand outlook. The compliance last month has been estimated at 101 percent, three sources at OPEC+ told Reuters on Friday. This assessment is subject to official review by the Joint Technical Committee (JTC) of OPEC+, which is meeting on Monday, November 16, a day before the monthly meeting…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 13, 2020 5:30 pm.

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S&P surges to record closing high | Reuters Video.

Wall Street closed higher on Friday with upbeat earnings reports helping to drive optimism about the economy along with hopes for successful COVID-19 vaccines even as investors monitored a surge in virus cases and restrictions around the country. Fred Katayama reports.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 5:22 pm.

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Opinion: 'If you see it, you can be it.' Kim Ng's hiring as Marlins GM opens endless possibilities.

Kim Ng is the first female GM of an MLB team, joining the Marlins. She's also the latest to crack open a door so other women can come barging through.

Published by USA TODAY at November 13, 2020 5:16 pm.

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Haslem to return to Heat for 18th season.

Udonis Haslem said Friday that he will return for his 18th season with the Miami Heat -- the only team he's played with since entering the NBA in 2003.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 5:10 pm.

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The Oilfield Services Sector Is Showing Signs Of Recovery.

The U.S. oilfield services sector added more than 6,400 new jobs last month. in the latest sign that things are beginning to look up for the embattled industry. There has even been some M&A; activity, too, namely Schlumberger’s offloading of its shale oil business to Liberty Oilfield Services in September. The all-stock deal saw Schlumberger take 37 percent in the larger Liberty, which will now become the second-largest hydraulic fracturing services provider in North America. Are the job additions and merger activity indicative…

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Breakingviews - DoorDash is a dish that gets hotter with time.

By filing for an initial public offering, DoorDash boss Tony Xu clearly hopes to capitalize on the growth of food delivery during Covid-19. It’s hard to blame him: the company’s revenue has more than tripled over the past six months. While the IPO comes with some obvious...

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 4:50 pm.

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U.S. CDC reports 242,216 deaths from coronavirus.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday reported 10,508,864 cases of the novel coronavirus, an increase of 194,610 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 1,147 to 242,216.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 4:30 pm.

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Libya’s Oil Production Exceeds 1.2 Million Bpd.

Oil production in Libya has already exceeded 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd), a source in Libya’s oil industry told Reuters on Friday, while this faster-than-expected output resumption could give OPEC+ yet another reason to reconsider its current plan to ease the ongoing cuts by 2 million bpd from January. Libya’s oil production has now reached 1.215 million bpd, the source told Reuters. Production in Libya started to rise in the middle of September after the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) of General Khalifa…

Published by OilPrice.com at November 13, 2020 4:30 pm.

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Shot in the dark: Early COVID-19 vaccine efficacy explained.

This week has seen a flurry of good news from COVID-19 vaccine developers, with Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE trumpeting early data indicating their mRNA candidate is more than 90% effective.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 4:20 pm.

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French finance minister says compromise can be reached over U.S.-EU trade sanctions.

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday he thinks a compromise can be reached over sanctions the United States and the European Union have imposed on each other over civil aviation subsidies for Boeing Co and Airbus .

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 4:10 pm.

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Behind the Scenes of 10 Years Investigating LatAm Organized Crime.

Behind the Scenes of 10 Years Investigating LatAm Organized Crime
How do you track down a “ghost” in Colombia without raising suspicions, or get close enough to the elites and criminal actors themselves to document the hidden relationship between them? Over the last 10 years, InSight Crime has managed to do this and more.

Published by InSight Crime at November 13, 2020 4:07 pm.

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Police evacuating Ubisoft's Montreal office building in ongoing operation.

Police on Friday were evacuating a building housing French video game maker Ubisoft's Montreal offices amid news media reports of a possible hostage situation, and asked people to stay away.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 3:50 pm.

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SeaDream halts Caribbean cruise as passengers test positive for COVID-19.

SeaDream Yacht Club has halted a cruise in the Caribbean following several positive coronavirus tests among passengers, the company said on Friday.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 3:45 pm.

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EU Commission seeks feedback on new data transfer tools after court ruling.

The European Commission on Friday sought feedback on two new data transfer tools after Europe's top court in July set strict conditions for such mechanisms used by thousands of companies to transfer Europeans' data around the world for various services.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 3:35 pm.

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Comcast to make its venture capital firm part of corporate business division.

Comcast Corp said on Friday its corporate venture capital firm, Comcast Ventures, will become a part of its strategic business development team at its cable segment.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 3:30 pm.

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Succinct Summation of Week’s Events 11.13.20.

Succinct Summations for the week ending November 13th, 2020 Positives: 1. Pfizer and its partner BioNTech vaccine proves 90% effective at blocking Covid infection, providing hope for a return to normal in 2021. 2. Pennsylvania & Arizona called for President-elect Biden; final electoral college results 306-232. 3. Markets continue their move higher, rallying for 2nd…

Published by The Big Picture at November 13, 2020 3:30 pm.

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Iran blames U.S. sanctions for vaccine payment problems.

U.S. sanctions are preventing Iran from making advance payment to the global COVAX facility set up to provide COVID-19 vaccines to poorer countries, the Iranian government said as the virus death toll kept climbing in the Middle East's hardest-hit state.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 3:25 pm.

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Marlins name Ng as MLB's first female general manager.

The Miami Marlins have named Kim Ng as general manager, making her the first woman to hold such a position in Major League Baseball, the team said on Friday.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 3:20 pm.

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Bond denied for father, son charged in Ahmaud Arbery slaying.

A Georgia judge Friday denied bond for the father and son charged with murder in the February slaying of Ahmaud Arbery.

Published by USA TODAY at November 13, 2020 3:17 pm.

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Fed moves closer to joining global peers in climate-change fight.

The Federal Reserve is moving closer to joining an international group of central bankers working to understand and reduce climate change risk, paving the way for the world's most influential central bank to help shape global financial markets' response to a warming world.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 3:10 pm.

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Second wave, same strategy: Swedish COVID-19 czar defiant despite surge.

Sweden remains steadfast in its strategy of voluntary measures and no lockdowns, the architect of its unorthodox COVID-19 response said on Friday, as the country battles a growing second wave of a disease that has now killed more than 6,000 Swedes.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 2:50 pm.

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U.S. states race to buy ultra cold vaccine freezers, fueling supply worries.

U.S. states, cities, and hospitals are scrambling to buy ultra-cold freezers that can safely store Pfizer Inc's COVID-19 vaccine, ignoring advice from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to hold off.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 2:45 pm.

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Denmark has not registered new COVID-19 infections with mink-related mutation.

Denmark has not registered any new examples of humans infected with a so-called Cluster-5 mutated coronavirus strain stemming from mink, Health Minister Magnus Heunicke said on Friday.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 2:30 pm.

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Hurricane Iota expected to form by Sunday; likely to cause catastrophic rains in Nicaragua and Honduras.

Tropical Depression 31, which formed in the central Caribbean on Friday morning, is expected to intensify into powerful Hurricane Iota by Sunday. Iota is predicted to bring catastrophic rains of 20-30 inches next week to portions of Central America still ...

Published by Yale Climate Connections at November 13, 2020 2:22 pm.

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Matching freelancers with jobs in the world of remote work.

As a child in Nepal, Hayden Brown watched carefully as her mother ran a women's empowerment program while her father dedicated himself to community development in the foothills of the Himalayas.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 2:20 pm.

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U.S. says it is open to extending G20 debt framework to other countries.

The United States is open to extending a joint framework for debt treatment agreed Friday by G20 finance officials for the world's poorest countries to include middle-income countries and small island states, a senior U.S. Treasury official said.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 2:10 pm.

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Austria prepares tighter coronavirus restrictions as cases soar.

Austria was preparing on Friday to introduce tougher restrictions aimed at slowing a surge in coronavirus infections, with media reporting measures ranging from closing shopping centres to a full lockdown as in spring.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 2:05 pm.

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'That's crazy': Kylie tops chart in five decades as 'Disco' hits No.1.

Australian singer Kylie Minogue made what she called a "crazy" slice of pop music history on Friday, becoming the first female artist to have number one albums in Britain across five decades as "Disco" topped the charts.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 2:05 pm.

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Wall Street Week Ahead: Stock investors cast wary eye on yield rally.

As Treasury yields rally to multi-month highs, some investors are gauging how a more sustained rise could impact equity markets.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 1:55 pm.

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Airlines ban passengers who refuse to mask up. What about airports?

Airports in locations that have mask requirements do have the authority to cite, ticket, or, in some cases, eject travelers that fail to comply.

Published by USA TODAY at November 13, 2020 1:54 pm.

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French prosecutors: Nice church attack and teacher's beheading are linked.

The man suspected of knifing to death three people in a church in the French city of Nice had on his telephone pictures of the man who beheaded a middle school teacher near Paris 13 days earlier, prosecutors said on Friday.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 1:50 pm.

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Canadians have to tamp down COVID-19 to save Christmas, PM Trudeau says.

Canadians have time to tamp down the surging second wave of COVID-19 by Christmas if they act now, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday, as he urged provincial leaders to impose more health restrictions for the second time this week.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 1:35 pm.

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A jail worker got COVID-19 after a 'superspreader' wedding. It caused an outbreak infecting 48 inmates.

The staffer who is believed to have brought COVID-19 into the jail, triggering an outbreak, worked five days while symptomatic, a CDC report says.

Published by USA TODAY at November 13, 2020 1:34 pm.

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Italy extends lockdowns to more regions, tightens curbs.

Restrictions aimed at slowing a surge in coronavirus cases will be extended in various Italian regions, with both Tuscany and Campania set to be designated as high-risk "red zones", the health ministry said on Friday.

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 1:25 pm.

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Analysis: Battered value bulls wary as vaccine news fuels cheap stock surge.

A long period of underperformance for value stocks has frustrated Mike Mullaney, whose firm's investing style is "all value, all the time."

Published by Reuters at November 13, 2020 1:15 pm.

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Texas AG Ken Paxton sued for allegedly abusing office, retaliating against whistleblowers.

Paxton abused his office to benefit himself, a campaign donor and a woman with whom he was reportedly having an affair, per the suit.

Published by USA TODAY at November 13, 2020 1:15 pm.

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