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How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stocks shrugged off a sluggish start and ended mostly higher on Wall Street Friday

Trial of Russian in alleged bitcoin fraud to wrap…

French prosecutors requested on Friday a ten-year jail term and a fine of 750,000 euro ($888,634) against Russian suspect Alexander Vinnik, who is accused of using ransomware in a 135 million-euro ($160 million) fraud using the cryptocurrency bitcoin

Intel, American Express fall; Mattel, Boston Beer rise

Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Friday: Intel, American Express fall; Mattel, Boston Beer rise

Automaker Daimler rebounds after lockdowns…

Daimler has seen third-quarter profit rebound as the company clamped down on costs and as auto sales surged following the coronavirus lockdowns

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Report: Ransomware disables Georgia county election database

A ransomware attack that hobbled a Georgia county government in early October reportedly disabled a database used to verify voter signatures in the authentication of absentee ballots

AP Explains: Why are UK and EU still arguing over…

More than four years after Britain voted to leave the European Union, the two sides are still arguing over their post-Brexit relations

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities, and foreign exchange levels

US stocks shake off a wobbly start and end mostly…

Stocks shrugged off a sluggish start and ended mostly higher on Wall Street Friday

Greece: Insolvency overhaul during pandemic triggers spat

The Greek government’s opposition is trying to block new insolvency legislation that it argues would leave vulnerable mortgage holders more exposed to repossession during the pandemic

Huawei sales up, but growth slows under virus, US…

Chinese tech giant Huawei says its revenue rose 9.9% in the first nine months of this year, but growth slowed due to U.S. sanctions and the coronavirus pandemic

Bloated public salaries at heart of Iraq's economic woes

Iraq's government is struggling to pay the salaries of its public sector employees, its coffers drained because of this year's plunge in oil prices

Biden calls for 'transition' from oil, GOP sees…

Democrat Joe Biden's remarks that he will transition away from the oil industry in favor of renewable energy sources have drawn quick attention from President Donald Trump

US: Russian hackers targeting state, local…

Russian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of state and local governments in the United States in recent days, and have stolen data from at least two servers

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China hopes for change if Biden wins, but little…

Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology and security if Joe Biden wins the Nov. 3 presidential election

The Latest: Iowa has among US's highest infection…

Federal health experts say Iowa has among the nation’s highest coronavirus infection and death rates and residents should avoid gatherings in most counties

Japan, Britain sign free trade deal for…

Japan and Britain have signed a free trade deal, the first such major post-Brexit agreement

China vows retaliation if US proceeds with Taiwan arms sale

China is vowing to retaliate if the U.S. proceeds with the sale of advanced weaponry to Taiwan worth more than a billion dollars

California court says Uber, Lyft drivers are…

A California appeals court has upheld an order requiring Uber and Lyft to treat their California drivers as employees instead of independent contractors, less than two weeks before voters will be asked to exempt the ride-hailing giants from the state’s gig economy law

Asia Today: Vaccine promise is election issue in…

A promise of free COVID-19 vaccination has become an issue in key state elections in India

Walmart sues US in pre-emptive strike in opioid…

Walmart is suing the U.S. government in a pre-emptive strike in the battle over its responsibility in the opioid abuse crisis

Tesla 'full self-driving' vehicles can't drive…

A small group of Tesla owners is testing the company's “full self-driving” system on public roads

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How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Stocks shook off a wobbly start and ended higher on Wall Street Thursday, as several earnings reports from big U.S. companies came in better than analysts had expected

FDA approves first COVID-19 drug: antiviral…

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug to treat COVID-19

Cuba says US sanctions have caused nearly $5.6B…

Cuba says the island has lost nearly $5.6 billion in one year as a result of economic sanctions imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump