Trump's campaign rejected calls to tweak the rules of the next two debates after his first matchup with Biden was marred by interruptions and outbursts. The debate commission said it would make changes for a “more orderly discussion” on Oct. 15.
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After Pompeo criticism, Vatican asserts right to go its own way on China
The Vatican's number two said on Thursday after talks with Mike Pompeo that the two sides' positions on China remained far apart and firmly asserted the Holy See's right to pursue an accord with Beijing denounced by the U.S. Secretary of State.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden's book earnings should go to U.S. government, court rules
The United States is entitled to more than $5.2 million from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden's book royalties, a federal court ruled this week, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Trump plans to slash U.S. refugee admissions to new low
President Donald Trump's administration has announced plans to let only 15,000 refugees resettle in the United States in the 2021 fiscal year that began on Thursday, setting another record low in the history of the modern refugee program.
Wall Street ends choppy session higher as stimulus hopes ebb and flow
Wall Street closed higher at the end of a whipsaw session on Thursday as investors juggled hopeful and pessimistic news on the progress of stimulus talks Washington amid signs of waning momentum of economic recovery from the pandemic recession, now entering its ninth month.
Daughter of Belgium's former king wins long battle to become princess
A Belgian artist who has fought a seven-year legal battle to prove that Belgium's former King Albert II is her father secured a literally crowning success in court on Thursday when she officially became a princess.
U.S. Olympic reform bill approved by Congress, awaits Trump signature
Legislation that will trigger a massive overhaul of the U.S. Olympic system offering athletes greater protection and more input into decision making was unanimously passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday and sent to the White House for President Donald Trump's signature.
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