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US stocks increase for relief deal before deadline

US lawmakers have approved more than $3 trillion in aid since March when the coronavirus began to take a toll on the world’s largest economy. Major US stock indexes opened higher as investors hope to have a bipartisan relief bill approved by lawmakers before

UN-hosted Libya talks begin in Geneva

The UN said that the launch of this round of talks was marked by “in-person meetings” between the delegations of the two conflicting parties in Libya. The military track of the intra-Libyan negotiations resumed on Monday with a 5+5 Libyan Joint Military Commission (JMC)

US company halts coronavirus vaccine trials

Johnson & Johnson’s candidate vaccine is one of the four large-scale trials underway, with up to 60,000 participants, in the US and the second one halted so far. Jonson & Johnson has paused its final stage clinical trials for a coronavirus candidate vaccine due

Trump prepares to get back to election campaign

US President first revealed that he had tested positive on Oct. 2, and spent three days in the hospital. The White House has not disclosed when Trump last tested negative. Donald Trump is no longer a transmission risk for coronavirus, his doctor said late

Trump’s doctor says he can return to public events

Trump’s physical examination has remained stable and devoid of any indications to suggest progression of illness, he said. US President Donald Trump’s physician said Thursday that he fully anticipates the president’s safe return to public engagements by Saturday. “HE CAN RETURN TO DUTY BY

US unemployed number stands at 12.6 million in September

While the unemployment rate fell to 7.9% in September, marking its fifth consecutive monthly decline, the US economy added just 661,000 jobs last month. The number of American workers filing unemployment claims for the first time fell to 840,000 last month, declining 9,000 from

Nearly 4 million Americans have already voted, numbers show

Biden leads Trump in national opinion polls, although surveys in crucial battleground states indicate a tighter race. Americans are rushing to cast ballots ahead of the November election at an unprecedented pace, early voting numbers show, indicating a possible record turnout for the showdown

SpaceX launches Starlink satellite into space

It was SpaceX’s seventeenth mission since the beginning of 2020, and the 94th flight for Falcon 9 reusable launch vehicle. SpaceX launched a new batch of satellites into orbit Tuesday to provide wider internet services around the world. STARLINK WILL DELIVER HIGH-SPEED BROADBAND INTERNET