The prospect of a 6-3 conservative majority in the highest court in the United States is galvanizing voters in a contest already fraught with division.
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Wall Street opens higher as tech stocks bounce
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq indexes jumped at the open on Tuesday, led by a bounce in technology-related stocks, while the blue-chip Dow was subdued on uncertainty over more U.S. fiscal stimulus.
Exclusive: Deutsche Bank to close 20% of German branches in coronavirus shift
Deutsche Bank plans to shutter one in five branches in Germany as it seeks to save costs and capitalise on the changing habits of customers during the coronavirus pandemic, an executive said.
TikTok's promise of 25,000 new U.S. jobs sets lofty goal
Even as dealmakers bicker over who will actually own TikTok Global, another question emerged after President Donald Trump agreed over the weekend to keep the wildly popular video-sharing app running in the United States for another week: how can they possibly create 25,000 new jobs in the United States?
Trump to campaign in Pittsburgh, Biden attending fundraisers
President Donald Trump will make a stop in Pennsylvania and Democratic rival Joe Biden will attend two virtual fundraisers on Tuesday as the White House contenders battle for an advantage in the brewing fight over a new U.S. Supreme Court justice.
Exclusive: U.S. and UAE eye December goal to agree on F-35 deal
The United States and the United Arab Emirates hope to have an initial agreement on the sale of F-35 stealth fighter jets to the Gulf state in place by December, as the Trump administration studies how to structure a deal without running afoul of Israel.
COVID 'firepower': Britain imposes 6-month curbs against second wave
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told people on Tuesday to work from home where possible and ordered bars and restaurants to close early to tackle a fast-spreading second wave of COVID-19 with restrictions lasting probably six months.
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