A record surge of coronavirus cases in the U.S. is pushing hospitals to the brink of capacity and killing up to 1,000 people a day, as the country's attention turns toward Election Day.
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Twitter unfreezes New York Post account days after backlash from Republican lawmakers
Twitter said on Friday it had changed its policy and lifted a freeze it placed on the account of the New York Post after the newspaper published articles about Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's son.
U.S. says Iranian hackers behind threatening emails accessed voter data
U.S. officials said late Friday that the Iranian hackers behind a wave of threatening emails sent to thousands of Americans earlier this month successfully accessed voter data.
First Jerusalem-born American gets U.S. passport that lists 'Israel' as birthplace
The United States on Friday issued for the first time a passport to a Jerusalem-born American with 'Israel' listed as the place of birth instead of the city.
U.S. Senate leader says coronavirus aid bill should advance in early 2021
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday said that any new coronavirus aid package should be considered in early 2021, possibly closing the door to such legislation shortly following the Nov. 3 elections.
Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to defuse Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
The foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed on Friday to urgent steps after talks to resolve the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh where hundreds have been killed in more than a month of fighting, a statement by major powers said.
Marlboro maker Altria takes $2.6 billion hit as Juul valuation crumbles
Altria Group Inc on Friday took a third-quarter hit of $2.6 billion to its investment in Juul Labs Inc, further diminishing the value of its initial $12.8 billion stake in the e-cigarette maker that is facing increased regulatory scrutiny.
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