Down in the opinion polls with five weeks to go until the November election, President Trump sought to use the first presidential debate to bully his way back into the race. It was unlikely he succeeded.
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Defense attorney tells U.S. court she asked Trump not to pardon Michael Flynn
The lead attorney for U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser on Tuesday told a federal judge that she has discussed the ongoing criminal case with the president and asked him not to pardon Michael Flynn, an extraordinary admission that raises questions about political interference.
Disney to lay off about 28,000 parks unit employees due to coronavirus hit
Walt Disney Co said on Tuesday it will lay off roughly 28,000 employees, mostly at its U.S. theme parks, where attendance has been crushed by the coronavirus pandemic, especially in California where Disneyland remains closed.
U.S. airlines strap in for bailout suspense a day before furloughs
A day before mass furloughs, U.S. airline workers said they were gearing up for a full-court press to persuade Congress to pass a fresh $25 billion bailout that would protect jobs for another six months.
Helen Reddy, singer of feminist anthem 'I Am Woman', dies at 78
Singer Helen Reddy, whose 1972 song "I Am Woman" became a global feminist anthem, died in Los Angeles aged 78 on Tuesday, her family said.
Global stocks pull back as acrimonious U.S. debate stokes caution
World stocks fell and safer assets, such as the yen and dollar, found buyers on Wednesday after a chaotic first U.S. presidential debate and rising COVID-19 cases turned investors cautious, though strong factory surveys boosted China's markets.
Titans, Vikings close facilities after positive COVID-19 tests
The Tennessee Titans and Minnesota Vikings suspended team activities on Tuesday after a number of positive COVID-19 tests following their Sunday game in the third week of the NFL's 2020 season.
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