Officials have been forced to contemplate the possible fallout from a contested election, which could stir the wild speculation that forced the top U.S. general to assure lawmakers the military would have no role in settling any election dispute.
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First Jerusalem-born American gets U.S. passport that lists 'Israel' as birthplace
The United States on Friday issued for the first time a passport to a Jerusalem-born American with 'Israel' listed as the place of birth instead of the city.
Harvey Weinstein is sued by woman he was convicted of sexually assaulting
Harvey Weinstein was sued on Friday by the former production assistant who the disgraced movie producer was convicted at trial of having sexually assaulted.
U.S. consumer spending beats forecasts; worries over decreasing government money
U.S. consumer spending rose more than expected in September, but decreasing benefits for millions of unemployed Americans, cooling temperatures and a resurgence in COVID-19 cases across the nation could crimp spending in the fourth quarter.
Judge to rule on extradition of U.S. teenager in Wisconsin shootings
An Illinois judge said he would rule later on Friday on whether to extradite a teenager accused of fatally shooting two protesters and wounding a third during protests in August in Wisconsin, a spokesman for the prosecutors said.
Exclusive: Goldman money funds' liquidity buffer swells before U.S. election
Two Goldman Sachs Group Inc money-market funds, whipsawed in March by billions of dollars of investor withdrawals, have steadily amassed a liquidity cushion much larger than rivals, as the $4.35 trillion industry braces for the outcome of the U.S. presidential election and another global surge in coronavirus cases.
Waymo releases Phoenix area self-driving car incident score card
Self-driving tech company Waymo, which this month opened its driverless taxi service in the Phoenix suburbs to the public, on Friday said its autonomous vehicles there had been involved in 18 minor incidents since 2019 during tests and actual rides.
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