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France says stop boycott calls; Erdogan ups…

French authorities have denounced Turkish “propaganda” against France that they said was aimed at fanning hate at home and abroad and say calls to boycott French products need to cease immediately

Freehold looks to make up ground in NJ sports…

Slow out of the gate as New Jersey sprinted ahead in the nascent U.S. sports betting market, Freehold Raceway is hoping to catch up to the pack as the latest entity in the state to offer it

Trump intensifies fracking assault on Biden in…

In a persistent gambit to win the battleground state of Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump has worked to peel off voters connected to its booming natural gas industry and accuse former Vice President Joe Biden of plotting to shut it down

Virus is pummeling Europe's eateries — and wint…

The coronavirus pandemic is surging across Europe with renewed force and, with winter coming, its restaurant industry is struggling

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Finland shocked by therapy center hacking, client…

Finland’s interior minister has summoned key Cabinet members into an emergency meeting Sunday after hundreds of patient records at a private Finnish psychotherapy center were accessed by a hacker or hackers who are seeking ransom from clients

The Latest: Israel sending some children back to…

Israel has decided to begin sending children back to school

Biden's warning on oil tests voter resolve on…

Joe Biden has said the quiet part out loud on climate change

Asia Today: Melbourne holds off on easing amid…

A COVID-19 outbreak in the north of Melbourne has led health authorities in Australia’s Victoria state to hold off on any further easing of restrictions in the beleaguered city

AstraZeneca, J&J resuming US tests of COVID-19…

Two drugmakers say they have the go-ahead to resuming U.S. testing of their COVID-19 vaccine candidates

Facebook demands academics disable ad-targeting…

Academics, journalists and First Amendment lawyers are rallying behind New York University researchers in a showdown with Facebook over its demand that they halt the collection of data on political ads-targeting the site

AmEx profits plunge as travel spending comes to a…

American Express’ fourth-quarter profits dropped by 39% as the pandemic’s deep impacts on travel, entertainment and dining dramatically impacted results of the credit card giant

Russian oil tanker suffers explosion, 3 crew members missing

Officials say a rescue operation is underway for three missing crew members of a Russian oil tanker that experienced an explosion in the Sea of Azov The Russian Emergencies Ministry said the explosion on the General Azi Aslanov took place Saturday as the tanker was en route from the port of Kavkaz to the city of Rostov-on-Don

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NATO chief says Greece, Turkey agree to cancel…

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says that Greece and Turkey are going to cancel war games scheduled for next week on each other’s national holidays, in a further sign of easing of tensions between the two NATO allies and historic rivals

UK-US trade pact opposed with Trump, cows and…

Demonstrators dressed as chickens, a cow and President Donald Trump gathered near the Houses of Parliament to protest a proposed U.S.-U.K. trade deal that activists say will lower food standards

Global money laundering monitor says COVID fraud on the rise

The international organization that monitors protections against money laundering and terrorism financing says coronavirus-related fraud is on the rise around the world

Bulgaria signs 5G deal with US excluding Chinese firms

Bulgaria has joined other Balkan countries in signing an agreement with the United States on high-speed wireless network security aimed at excluding Chinese hardware providers

Veggie burgers are still burgers, at least in…

European lawmakers say that plant-based products that do not contain meat can continue to be labeled “sausages” or “burgers.”

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and Biden in their last…

The past week in U.S. politics featured the final debate of the presidential campaign before the Nov. 3 election

Dutch hospital airlifts patients to Germany amid…

A bright yellow helicopter has flown a COVID-19 patient from the Netherlands to a German intensive care unit, the first such airlift since the pandemic first threatened to swamp Dutch hospitals

California girds for most dangerous fire weather…

California, which has endured its worst wildfire season in history, is bracing for the most dangerous winds of the year, a forecast that prompted the largest utility to announce plans to cut power Sunday to nearly 1 million people to guard against its equipment sparking new blazes

Spain PM appeals for public unity, sacrifice in…

Spanish Prime Minster Pedro Sánchez is appealing for Spaniards to pull together and defeat the new coronavirus, warning: “The situation is serious.”

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The Latest: New outbreak delays easing of rules…

A COVID-19 outbreak in the north of Melbourne has led health authorities in Australia’s Victoria state to hold off on any further easing of restrictions in the beleaguered city

Hitler speeches sell at Munich auction despite…

Handwritten speech notes by Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler sold at auction in Munich despite concerns from Jewish groups they could encourage neo-Nazis

Asia Today: Sri Lanka closes harbors after 609…

Authorities in Sri Lanka have closed at least two fishery harbors and many stalls after a surge of 609 cases linked to the country’s main fish market