Dozens of staffers. Expensive new machines. Partisan poll watchers. Guns and ammo being snapped up in record numbers. Welcome to Philadelphia ahead of Election Day.
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Sudan becomes third Arab state to set aside hostilities with Israel this year
Israel and Sudan agreed on Friday to take steps to normalize relations in a deal brokered with the help of the United States, making Khartoum the third Arab government to set aside hostilities with Israel in the last two months.
U.S. housing market heats up ahead of election but not all feel the glow
The housing market has been one of the few bright spots since the coronavirus pandemic slammed the U.S. economy, a boom that at a glance would appear to be aiding the financial wellbeing of American homeowners and ought to offer a tailwind to President Donald Trump heading into the homestretch of the election.
U.S. charges ex-editor of Kushner-owned newspaper with cyberstalking
The former editor of a New York newspaper once owned by President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner was charged on Friday by federal prosecutors with cyberstalking three people in connection with his divorce.
Pelosi, Trump trade blame on COVID-19 stimulus talks; Senate Republicans on sidelines
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday it still was possible to get another round of COVID-19 aid before the Nov. 3 general election, but that it was up to President Donald Trump to act, including bringing along reluctant Senate Republicans.
Facebook, Twitter CEOs to testify post-election: U.S. Senate panel
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said on Friday the chief executives of Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc will testify before the panel on Nov. 17 over their decision to block stories that made claims about Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's son.
U.S. faces half a million COVID-19 deaths by end-February, study finds
More than a half million people in the United States could die from COVID-19 by the end of February, but around 130,000 of those lives could be saved if everybody were to wear masks, according to estimates from a modelling study on Friday.
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