Friday, October 30, 2020



Trump cuts short pre-election interview as Covid stimulus bill moves closer– US politics live | US news

We are less than two weeks away from the US election, and we are still seeing legal wrangling over the procedures in multiple states. Jonathan Drew and Bryan Anderson have been looking at the process in North Carolina for Associated Press, and found that time is dwindling for thousands of voters to fix absentee voting errors. Court battles had halted the processing of ballots mailed back with deficiencies from 4 October until the state issued new guidance Monday. State and federal judges temporarily froze key parts of the process amid...

Markets on edge as US stimulus deadline looms – business live | Business

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who will resume talks with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin about a stimulus package today Photograph: Carlos Barría/Reuters Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. Some familiar themes are weighing on the markets today. There’s just two weeks until the US presidential election, and fears of a contested results abound. The Covid-19 pandemic continue to rage, with Argentina becoming the 5th country to report 1m cases. Today is also the deadline to agree a...
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