A record surge of coronavirus cases in the United States 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 U.S. presidential election.
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Exclusive: Russian hackers targeted California, Indiana Democratic parties
The group of Russian hackers accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election earlier this year targeted the email accounts of Democratic state parties in California and Indiana, and influential think tanks in Washington and New York, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Dunkin' Brands to go private in $8.76 billion deal by Arby's owner
Inspire Brands Inc will buy Dunkin' Brands Group Inc for $8.76 billion, the two companies said late on Friday, bringing chains like Arby's and Dunkin' Donuts under the same umbrella in one of the largest restaurant deals.
Turkish rescue workers search for survivors in quake; death toll rises to 27
Rescue workers in western Turkish city of Izmir searched through rubble for survivors on Saturday after a powerful earthquake hit the Aegean Sea on Friday, as the death toll rose to 27.
U.S. Senate leader says coronavirus aid bill should advance in early 2021
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday said that any new coronavirus aid package should be considered in early 2021, possibly closing the door to such legislation shortly following the Nov. 3 elections.
Thai students pose with 'dissidents' in graduation protest
Some students at Thailand's Thammasat University posed with cardboard cutouts of well-known critics of the monarchy on Saturday in a protest as King Maha Vajiralongkorn was to present degrees amid growing calls for royal reform.
U.S. says Iranian hackers behind threatening emails accessed voter data
U.S. officials said late Friday that the Iranian hackers behind a wave of threatening emails sent to thousands of Americans earlier this month successfully accessed voter data.
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