India re-elected as president of International Solar Alliance

EU weighs Alexander Lukashenko sanctions, meets his Belarus opponent

India and France were re-elected as president and co-president of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) for a term of two years at its third assembly on Wednesday, an official statement said. The Third Assembly of the ISA was attended by 34 members’ ministers. As many as 53 member countries and five signatory and prospective member … Read more India re-elected as president of International Solar Alliance

Trump and Biden will participate in competing town halls on Thursday night after cancellation of second debate

Trump and Biden will participate in competing town halls on Thursday night after cancellation of second debate

Biden is set to appear in an ABC town hall, and both events are scheduled for 8 p.m. ET. The two were originally scheduled to participate in a second debate, but the event was eventually canceled after Trump objected to the virtual format announced by the Commission on Presidential Debates in light of Trump’s positive … Read more Trump and Biden will participate in competing town halls on Thursday night after cancellation of second debate

Kyrgyzstan president Jeenbekov resigns after unrest

Kyrgyzstan president Jeenbekov resigns after unrest

He becomes the third president of the small Central Asian state to be toppled in a popular uprising since 2005. Kyrgyzstan has been in turmoil since the Oct. 4 parliamentary election, which the opposition rejected after Jeenbekov’s allies were declared the winners. In a statement, Jeenbekov said he feared violence might break out if protesters … Read more Kyrgyzstan president Jeenbekov resigns after unrest

Kyrgyzstan’s President Steps Down Amid Political Unrest | World News

Kyrgyzstan's President Steps Down Amid Political Unrest | World News

By DARIA LITVINOVA, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbai Jeenbekov announced his resignation Thursday in a bid to end the turmoil that has engulfed the Central Asian nation after a disputed parliamentary election. Jeenbekov, who has faced calls to step down from protesters and political opponents, said in a statement released by his … Read more Kyrgyzstan’s President Steps Down Amid Political Unrest | World News

Walmart to spread out deals to avoid Black Friday crowds

Walmart to spread out deals to avoid Black Friday crowds

Walmart says it will spread out its traditional one-day Black Friday deals over three weekends in November in an effort to reduce crowds in its stores during a pandemic. The nation’s largest retailer said Wednesday that more of its doorbuster deals will be reserved for online, as a way to steer more shoppers away from … Read more Walmart to spread out deals to avoid Black Friday crowds

PG&E Plans to Cut Off Power to 50,000 in California

PG&E Plans to Cut Off Power to 50,000 in California

Pacific Gas and Electric Company said Wednesday that it would shut off power to more than 50,000 Northern California customers because of high winds and low humidity that could lead to “catastrophic wildfires.” The first phase of the “de-energization” plan began around 6 p.m. affecting 33,000 customers in Nevada, Sonoma and parts of nine other … Read more PG&E Plans to Cut Off Power to 50,000 in California

Twitter locks White House Press Secretary’s personal account

Twitter locks White House Press Secretary’s personal account

Move comes in the wake of the Secretary sharing a report alleging corruption by Joe Biden’s son. Twitter locked the personal account of White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany after she shared a news report regarding alleged corruption by the son of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, President Donald Trump has said. Mr. Trump and … Read more Twitter locks White House Press Secretary’s personal account

Some European Officials Use Virus as a Cover to Target Roma | World News

Some European Officials Use Virus as a Cover to Target Roma | World News

By MARIA CHENG and TEODORA BARZAKOVA, Associated Press BURGAS, Bulgaria (AP) — In Bulgaria, Roma communities were sprayed with disinfectant from crop dusters this spring as coronavirus cases surged in the country. In Slovakia, their villages were the only ones where the army conducted testing. And across Central and Eastern Europe, reports of police using … Read more Some European Officials Use Virus as a Cover to Target Roma | World News

2020 Daily Trail Markers: Trump and Pence return to critical battleground Michigan this week

2020 Daily Trail Markers: Pence says Trump is "anxious" to move forward with SCOTUS nominee process

President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are returning to Michigan this week, trying to beef up support in the critical battleground state with less than three weeks to go until Election Day. The latest CBS News Battleground Tracker poll shows Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leading Mr. Trump in the state, 52% to 46% among … Read more 2020 Daily Trail Markers: Trump and Pence return to critical battleground Michigan this week

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Catherine Herridge - CBS News

Catherine Herridge CBS News Catherine Herridge is an award-winning senior investigative correspondent for CBS News covering national security and intelligence. She joined CBS News in November 2019. Herridge has reported on some of the most impactful national and international security stories of our time, including the 9/11 terrorist attacks from New York City, the military … Read more Catherine Herridge – CBS News

Trump and Biden Will Hold Competing Town Halls on Thursday

Trump and Biden Will Hold Competing Town Halls on Thursday

NBC was battered with criticism on Wednesday after it announced plans for a Thursday town hall event with President Trump to air opposite an already-scheduled ABC forum with his Democratic opponent, Joseph R. Biden Jr. Top Democrats, media pundits and many journalists inside NBC and MSNBC were taken aback by the network’s choice of the … Read more Trump and Biden Will Hold Competing Town Halls on Thursday

Dubai launches virtual working programme for overseas professionals

EU weighs Alexander Lukashenko sanctions, meets his Belarus opponent

Dubai has launched a new programme that enables overseas remote working professionals to live in the city while continuing to serve their employers in their home country. The move offers remote workers and their families the opportunity to re-locate on an annual basis to the Emirates. Remote workers can take advantage of Dubai’s digital infrastructure, … Read more Dubai launches virtual working programme for overseas professionals

What the reaction to Chinese President Xi Jingping coughing during a speech says about East Asia right now

What the reaction to Chinese President Xi Jingping coughing during a speech says about East Asia right now

While any speculation about Xi’s health was, unsurprisingly, not evident on Chinese social media or in tightly controlled state publications, critics of Beijing quickly seized the opportunity. In a story headlined “Xi Jinping coughs and coughs at Shenzhen event,” Apple Daily — a vehemently anti-Chinese Communist Party, pro-democracy newspaper in Hong Kong — reported that … Read more What the reaction to Chinese President Xi Jingping coughing during a speech says about East Asia right now

Springer, Altuve Homer to Keep Astros Alive in ALCS | Sports News

Springer, Altuve Homer to Keep Astros Alive in ALCS | Sports News

By BERNIE WILSON, AP Sports Writer SAN DIEGO (AP) — George Springer broke a tie with a two-run homer, José Altuve homered and hit an RBI double, and Zack Greinke escaped a bases-loaded jam for the Houston Astros, who beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Wednesday night to stay alive in the AL Championship … Read more Springer, Altuve Homer to Keep Astros Alive in ALCS | Sports News

NBC faces backlash for pitting Trump town hall against Biden’s

NBC faces backlash for pitting Trump town hall against Biden's

NBC News is sticking with its plan to air a live televised town hall with President Trump Thursday night, competing directly against ABC’s event with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. The news division will have Trump answer questions from “Today” co-anchor Savannah Guthrie and a group of voters in Miami starting at 5 p.m. Pacific … Read more NBC faces backlash for pitting Trump town hall against Biden’s

Obama: Trump’s lack of ‘patience’ and ‘focus’ hold back his foreign policy

Obama: Trump's lack of 'patience' and 'focus' hold back his foreign policy

Obama used a lengthy podcast interview with two former aides, Jon Favreau and Tommy Vietor, to reflect on his own presidency, tout Biden’s candidacy and offer some advice to progressives in his own party. But the most pointed comments in Obama’s 45-minute “Pod Save America” interview out Wednesday were directed at Trump. “It’s not as … Read more Obama: Trump’s lack of ‘patience’ and ‘focus’ hold back his foreign policy

AP Explains: Trump Seizes on Dubious Biden-Ukraine Story | Political News

AP Explains: Trump Seizes on Dubious Biden-Ukraine Story | Political News

By ERIC TUCKER and STEPHEN BRAUN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Looking to undermine rival Joe Biden 20 days before the election, President Donald Trump’s campaign has seized on a tabloid story offering bizarre twists to a familiar line of attack: Biden’s relationship with Ukraine. But the story in the New York Post raises more … Read more AP Explains: Trump Seizes on Dubious Biden-Ukraine Story | Political News