French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel ordered their countries back into lockdown, as a massive second wave of coronavirus infections threatened to overwhelm Europe before the winter.
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Ford sees full-year pretax profit, posts stronger than expected quarterly earnings
Ford Motor Co on Wednesday posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit on strong U.S. demand for pickups and SUVs, and forecast a full-year pretax profit instead of a loss, boosting shares in after-hours trading.
Philadelphia sets city-wide curfew to quell violent protests
Philadelphia has imposed a city-wide curfew starting Wednesday at 9 p.m. to try to prevent a third night of looting and violence amid widespread protests over the police killing of a Black man.
U.S. corporate spending plans could stumble as risks rise
An expected rebound in capital expenditures for U.S. companies could be more at risk, as concerns over the economic recovery and a possible contested U.S. election mount.
As COVID-19 roars back in U.S., Trump holds rally in battleground Arizona
With less than a week before Election Day, President Donald Trump held an in-person campaign rally in Arizona on Wednesday despite a U.S. surge in COVID-19 cases and criticism he is prioritizing his re-election above the health of his supporters.
Porn star Ron Jeremy charged with seven more sex crimes
Porn star Ron Jeremy was charged on Wednesday with an additional seven counts of rape and sexual assault, bringing to 23 the number of his alleged victims, the Los Angeles District Attorney's office said.
Trump pulls statistically even with Biden in Florida; Arizona is a dead heat: Reuters/Ipsos
President Donald Trump has pulled into a virtual tie with Democratic challenger Joe Biden in Florida, just a week after the former vice president held a narrow lead there, a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll showed on Wednesday.
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