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 2020-10-29 22:36 

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How the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the US election...

Analysis: The coronavirus upended the way Americans approach going to the polls, and deepened already wide differences....

 2020-10-29 22:31 

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Early voting tops 80 million: US election live news...

With 5 days left until Election day, the new tally sets the stage for the highest participation rate in over a century....

 2020-10-29 21:31 

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Apple beats expectations, but shares slip on weak iPhone sales...

Sales of Macs and Services reached all-time highs in the quarter, leading the record fourth quarter....

 2020-10-29 21:14 

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Feeling lucky? Google parent Alphabet Inc returns to sales growth...

Alphabet said in July that advertiser spending was inching back following a March plummet due to lockdowns....

 2020-10-29 21:04 

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Facebook beats revenue estimates by $1.6bn, eyes tougher 2021...

Facebook's monthly active users rose to 2.74 billion, but the company warned of a tougher 2021....

 2020-10-29 21:01 

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Justice and accountability key to Libya peace: Human Rights Watch...

Rights watchdog says 'failure to see justice done will only hamper aspirations for durable peace'....

 2020-10-29 20:58 

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US stocks close on upbeat data ahead of tech earnings reports...

The rebound underscores heightened market volatility days before the US presidential election....

 2020-10-29 20:57 

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Palestinian olive farmers defy Israeli attacks for prized crop...

Israeli restrictions, attacks and intimidation continue to hinder the vital olive harvest but Palestinians persevere....

 2020-10-29 20:56 

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Twitter misses new daily user target by 8 million in Q3...

The company added just one million new daily users in the third quarter, missing analysts' estimates by eight million....

 2020-10-29 20:55 

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Add to cart: Amazon.com reports record profits amid pandemic...

The online retailer has seen its business boom as the coronavirus pandemic once again drives shoppers indoors....

 2020-10-29 20:43 

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American Voter: Spencer Lindquist...

Al Jazeera asks the same key questions about the presidential election to voters across the United States....

 2020-10-29 20:39 

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Trump administration strips protection from US's largest forest...

Timber harvest and road construction is now allowed for more than three million hectares of Tongass National Forest....

 2020-10-29 20:18 

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Tropical storm Zeta barrels across southeast US...

Millions of homes and businesses are without power as strong winds leave a trail of destruction across seven US states....

 2020-10-29 20:02 

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Lebanon justice minister 'waiting' to judge blast probe...

Marie-Claude Najm says she is waiting for the results of the probe before she makes a judgement....

 2020-10-29 20:00 

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US seizes missiles and sanctions 11 firms over Iran oil dealings...

Five days before the US presidential election, the Trump administration has announced a litany of new sanctions....

 2020-10-29 19:25 

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Digital 'redlining' suit accuses Redfin of racial discrimination...

Several fair housing organisations accused Redfin of systematic racial discrimination in a lawsuit filed on Thursday....

 2020-10-29 19:02 

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US allows Jerusalem-born to put Israel as passport birthplace...

The move is the latest in a line of policy decisions by the Trump administration that show support for Israel....

 2020-10-29 18:55 

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Job cut nation: Exxon Mobil to lay off 1,900 US employees...

Layoffs are part of a global reorganisation but most of the job cuts announced on Thursday will fall on Houston, Texas....

 2020-10-29 18:38 

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Can rift between Western leaders and Islam be bridged?...

Another attack has taken place in France as the country faces growing Muslim rage....

 2020-10-29 18:30 

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Muslims have 'right to punish' French, says Malaysia's Mahathir...

Malaysia's former leader Mahathir Mohamad says Muslims have a right 'to kill ... French people' after a deadly attack....

 2020-10-29 18:16 

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'Wrong direction': COVID-19 cases, hospitalisations soar in US...

The United States records more than 500,000 cases of COVID-19 in the past week, as hospitalisations surpass 45,000....

 2020-10-29 18:14 

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White House moves forward with sale of F-35s to UAE...

White House notifies Congress of its intent to sell advanced fighter jets to the UAE, setting up a potential showdown....

 2020-10-29 18:04 

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At least 140 Europe-bound migrants drown off Senegal coast: UN...

Senegalese and Spanish navies and fishermen rescued some 60 people, International Organization for Migration says....

 2020-10-29 17:08 

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France church attack: What we know so far...

A knife-wielding attacker beheaded a woman and killed two other people in a suspected terrorist attack....

 2020-10-29 17:03 

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China unveils 5-year plan with tech ambitions at its core...

The Communist Party's Central Committee also pledged to develop a robust domestic market....

 2020-10-29 16:59 

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Infographic: France's cartoon controversy...

Insulting cartoons published in the name of freedom of speech have generated angry protests by Muslims worldwide....

 2020-10-29 16:48 

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French Muslims express 'anger, sadness' after Nice attack...

Latest attack comes amid heightened tensions between France and Muslim world over caricatures of Prophet Muhammad....

 2020-10-29 16:15 

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Fear of violence grows as Tanzania opposition denounces election...

The process was like 'spitting in the face of democracy', says opposition candidate, appearing to warn of unrest....

 2020-10-29 15:49 

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US stocks trade higher on record US economic growth...

Main US stock indexes gained on Thursday on blockbuster GDP numbers and ahead of tech giant earnings results....

 2020-10-29 15:49 

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American Voter: Richard Robles...

Al Jazeera asks the same key questions about the presidential election to voters across the United States....

 2020-10-29 15:10 

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No top officials to be indicted over Beirut blast: Sources...

Lead investigator in Lebanon blast that killed 200 has limited probe to low- and mid-level officials, sources say....

 2020-10-29 14:15 

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Timeline: A series of attacks in France amid a debate over Islam...

The atmosphere in France is tense, with three killed in an attack on a church in Nice....

 2020-10-29 14:12 

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UK Labour suspends ex-leader Corbyn after anti-Semitism report...

The former head of the opposition was dogged by claims of anti-Semitism within the party during his leadership....

 2020-10-29 14:11 

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The fight to keep Indigenous Australian children out of jail...

In Western Australia, Aboriginal children are almost 50 times more likely to be in youth detention than white children....

 2020-10-29 14:02 

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Young, Black and Behind Bars...

As the Black Lives Matter movement spreads across the globe, we investigate Australia's Indigenous incarceration crisis....

 2020-10-29 13:42 

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Five days until the US elections: What you need to know...

Trump and Biden will both touch down in Florida today as a record number of Americans cast their votes early....

 2020-10-29 13:34 

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American Voter: Paul Gessing...

Al Jazeera asks the same key questions about the presidential election to voters across the United States....

 2020-10-29 13:34 

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The US election: Hate, hope beyond the vote...

What would a Trump victory and a Trump defeat look like?...

 2020-10-29 13:14 

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Bodies of young people found in mass grave in Mexico's Guanajuato...

Acting on a tip, more than 80 state, federal officials dug through 52 sites before making the discovery....

 2020-10-29 13:07 

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Will Trump's coronavirus strategy lead him to victory?...

In the last days of the US election campaign, we look at the response to COVID-19 and its influence on the ballot box....

 2020-10-29 13:07 

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World leaders, Christian figures decry attack at Nice church...

World offers solidarity and support to France after an attacker killed three people....

 2020-10-29 13:00 

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A Shelter from Home...

When Maria Figueroa saw fleeing Venezuelans passing by her home in Colombia on foot, she knew she had to do something....

 2020-10-29 12:34 

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US economy turns in record Q3 growth, but crisis is not over...

US GDP grows at a 33.1 percent annual rate in the third quarter, the fastest pace on record....

 2020-10-29 12:33 

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The pandemic is revealing Israel's festering sore...

There is a growing perception that the Israeli ultra-Orthodox Jewish community is not abiding by anti-pandemic measures....

 2020-10-29 12:16 

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Saudi wounds guard at French consulate in knife attack...

Attack in Jeddah comes amid Muslim world's growing tensions with France....

 2020-10-29 12:12 

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US House race to watch: Rashida Tlaib vs David Dudenhoefer...

Democratic Muslim congresswoman Tlaib looks poised for a second term in Michigan's 13th congressional district....

 2020-10-29 12:07 

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A dozen bodies found in new Libya mass graves: Committee...

The bodies unearthed in the Tarhuna region from where eastern forces launched an aborted assault last year....

 2020-10-29 12:04 

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Democrats see chance of Texas victory for first time in decades...

Kamala Harris heads to the state on Friday, with hope the fast-changing population might swing Texas blue....

 2020-10-29 12:03 

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Polls show Biden winning: Can you believe them?...

The art and science of polling has improved since 2016. Trump calls them 'fake'....

 2020-10-29 11:53 

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Tanzania opposition loses key seats in vote marred by fraud claim...

Counting is under way across Tanzania and semi-autonomous Zanzibar after opposition reported ballot box stuffing....

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