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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In Asia, U.S.'s Pompeo expected to bolster allies against China
U.S. Secretary of State of Mike Pompeo is flying to India next week to strengthen strategic ties with a nation that is locked in a military standoff with China, in Washington's latest effort to bolster allies against Beijing.
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.
Exclusive: National Guard called in to thwart cyberattack in Louisiana weeks before election
The Louisiana National Guard was called in to stop a series of cyberattacks aimed at small government offices across the state in recent weeks, according to two people with knowledge of the events, highlighting the cyber threat facing local governments in the run up to the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
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.
McDonald's urges dismissal of Black former franchisees' discrimination lawsuit
McDonald's Corp on Friday urged a U.S. judge to dismiss a lawsuit by dozens of Black former franchise owners who accused the fast-food giant of racial discrimination for selling them underperforming stores, saying it did not want them to fail and never promised success.
NASA probe leaking asteroid samples after hearty collection
The U.S. probe that collected a sample from an asteroid earlier this week retrieved so much material that a rock is wedged the container door, allowing rocks to spill back out into space, NASA officials said on Friday.
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