Democratic presidential challenger Joe Biden accused President Trump of surrendering to the pandemic as Vice President Mike Pence forged ahead with campaigning despite a COVID-19 outbreak among his aides and Trump claimed progress as the U.S. set records for daily infections.
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First Black American cardinal is outspoken civil rights advocate
Wilton Gregory, the first African American to be named as cardinal and known as a refined diplomat, made headlines when he blasted President Donald Trump’s photo opportunity hoisting a Bible at a Washington church after police used tear gas to clear demonstrators in June.
U.S. announces new Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire as fighting persists
The United States on Sunday said a new humanitarian ceasefire will take effect on Monday in the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, even as fresh fighting erupted between the two sides.
Samsung affiliates' shares rise after Lee's death sparks hopes of shake-up
Shares in Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and affiliates rose on Monday after the death a day earlier of Chairman Lee Kun-hee sparked hopes for restructuring and stake sales, analysts said.
UK 'SBS' special forces storm tanker and detain stowaways in Channel
British special forces stormed a Greek-operated oil tanker in the English channel on Sunday to wrestle control of the vessel from seven stowaways who had threatened the crew in a suspected hijacking.
U.S. COVID-19 aid bill talks continue, Pelosi says
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday said the Trump administration was reviewing the latest plan for more COVID-19 relief over the weekend and that she expected a response on Monday, adding that she was still optimistic a deal could be reached.
Canada's Cenovus to buy Husky for $2.9 billion as pandemic drives oil mergers
Cenovus Energy Inc has agreed to buy rival Husky Energy Inc in an all-stock deal valued at C$3.8 billion ($2.9 billion) to create Canada's No. 3 oil and gas producer, as a pandemic-driven collapse in demand forces the industry to consolidate.
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