A surge of coronavirus cases pushed hospitals closer to the brink of capacity and drove the number of infections reported to an ominous new daily world record of 100,000 four days before the presidential election.
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U.S. special forces rescue American held in Nigeria: officials
U.S. special forces rescued an American citizen who had been kidnapped by armed men in an operation on Saturday in northern Nigeria that is believed to have killed several of his captors, U.S. officials said.
Mother, children rescued from Turkey quake rubble; death toll at 28
A mother and three of her children were pulled to safety on Saturday after being trapped for almost 18 hours under a building in the western Turkish city of Izmir that was flattened in a powerful earthquake.
Georgia lawmakers seek jail reform after Reuters investigation
Georgia lawmakers are pressing for stronger jail oversight after a Reuters investigation identified hundreds of deaths in the state’s county jails and dangerous lapses in inmate medical care.
Judge rules U.S. teenager should return to Wisconsin to face shooting charges
An Illinois judge on Friday ordered the extradition of a teenager accused of fatally shooting two protesters and wounding a third during demonstrations in August in Wisconsin.
Ford sells struggling Brazil factory
U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co said on Saturday it had closed the sale of one of its factories in Brazil to civil construction and logistics firm Construtora Sao Jose and asset manager FRAM Capital, without disclosing the price.
Amazon drops French Black Friday ad campaign as lockdown starts
Amazon is withdrawing advertising for pre-Black Friday discounts in France, after the government said the campaign was unfair to small shops at time when a coronavirus lockdown has forced them to close.
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