President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power following the Nov. 3 U.S. election has raised concerns from Democrats and led Republicans to issue statements supporting an orderly transition.
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U.S. labor market slowing as fiscal stimulus fades
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased last week, supporting views the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic was running out of steam amid diminishing government funding.
Trump, eyeing Farm Country, starts working on ethanol industry's year-old wishlist
President Donald Trump, looking to shore up support in the U.S. Farm Belt during a tight race for re-election, is taking steps to help producers of corn-based ethanol using a list of policy goals that a group of Midwest senators discussed with him a year ago, according to two sources familiar with the matter.
Nasdaq rises on tech boost as economic recovery cools
The Nasdaq led gains on Wall Street on Thursday as investors returned to the perceived safety of technology-related stocks with a surprise rise in weekly jobless claims signaling a slowdown in economic growth.
Coronavirus fuels historic legal battle over voting as 2020 U.S. election looms
The Nov. 3 contest between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden has generated an unprecedented wave of election-related litigation, as both sides seek to shape the rules governing how votes are tallied in key states.
Apple critics form coalition to challenge App Store fees
A group of Apple Inc's critics - including Spotify Technoloy SA, Match Group Inc and "Fortnite" creator Epic Games - have joined a nonprofit group that plans to advocate for legal and regulatory action to challenge the iPhone maker's App Store practices.
Canada 'bets the farm' on big spending as second wave threatens economic recovery
Canada's vow to double down on pandemic-related spending to keep the economic recovery under way in the face of a second wave of COVID-19 infections will support activity but raises questions over the burgeoning deficit, economists say.
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