United Parcel Service and FedEx shot down social media calls that they step in to deliver ballots from the Postal Service, which is warning states of potentially significant delays. Mail-in voting is expected to surge to 50% as COVID-19 spreads ahead of the November presidential election.
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'Extreme' California wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate
Firefighters scrambled to protect thousands of homes from a wildfire racing through brush-covered mountains north of Los Angeles on Friday that caused hundreds of evacuations and burned 21 structures.
Former FBI lawyer to plead guilty as part of Russia probe: defendant's lawyer
A former FBI lawyer will plead guilty to falsifying a document as part of a federal probe into the origins of an investigation into possible contacts between Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia, an attorney for the former FBI lawyer said on Friday.
Wall Street Week Ahead: Biden victory? Disputed election? Wall Street prices in November outcomes
Investors are girding their portfolios for market moves ahead of the U.S. presidential vote, as election season kicks into higher gear with the Democratic National Convention in the coming week.
Japan's Abe sends offering to war dead shrine as conflict's legacy lingers in East Asia
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a ritual offering to Tokyo's controversial Yasukuni Shrine for war dead on Saturday - the 75th anniversary of Japan's World War Two surrender, but avoided a personal visit that would anger China and South Korea.
UAE's Israel deal met with Arab dismay but quiet welcome in Gulf
From cries of "betrayal" to fears about "falling dominoes", the deal making the United Arab Emirates the third Arab state to forge ties with Israel stirred anger and dismay around the Middle East, but a cautious welcome from the UAE's Gulf allies.
Berkshire slashes Wells Fargo, JPMorgan stakes; adds Barrick Gold
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said on Friday it has sold shares of some of the largest U.S. banks, slashing its stakes in Wells Fargo & Co and JPMorgan Chase & Co and exiting an investment in Goldman Sachs Group Inc .
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