Democratic presidential challenger Joe Biden accused President Trump of surrendering to the pandemic as Vice President Mike Pence forged ahead with campaigning despite a COVID-19 outbreak among his aides and Trump claimed progress as the U.S. set records for daily infections.
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Asia shares turn muted as S&P 500 futures slip
Asian shares got off to a subdued start on Monday as surging coronavirus cases in Europe and the United states threatened the global outlook, while China's leaders meet to ponder the future of the economic giant.
"Rebirth": Chileans vote by millions to tear up Pinochet's constitution
Chileans poured into the country's main squares on Sunday night after voters gave a ringing endorsement to a plan to tear up the country's Pinochet-era constitution in favour of a new charter drafted by citizens.
U.S. announces new Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire as fighting persists
The United States on Sunday said a new humanitarian ceasefire will take effect on Monday in the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, even as fresh fighting erupted between the two sides.
Dunkin' Brands discuss potential sale to Inspire Brands
Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin Robbins chains owner Dunkin' Brands Group Inc has held preliminary discussions to be acquired by Inspire Brands, a private equity-backed restaurant company, Dunkin' said in a statement on Sunday.
Samsung affiliates' shares rise after Lee's death sparks hopes of shake-up
Shares in Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and affiliates rose on Monday after the death a day earlier of Chairman Lee Kun-hee sparked hopes for restructuring and stake sales, analysts said.
UK 'SBS' special forces storm tanker and detain stowaways in Channel
British special forces stormed a Greek-operated oil tanker in the English channel on Sunday to wrestle control of the vessel from seven stowaways who had threatened the crew in a suspected hijacking.
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