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Europe on Edge as terrorist attacks swamp continent

European countries are raising their terror threat levels to their highest in years following a string of violent attacks across major European Cities.

Director of National Intelligence, Federal Bureau of Investigation Suggest Iran and Russia Behind Election Interference Operations

The Directors of National Intelligence and the FBI stated that Iran and Russia were engaging in voter intimidation tactics related to the 2020 Presidential election.

US GDP increases to record high as economy reopens following spring lockdown

The US GDP soared at its fastest pace ever recorded, aided by the reopening of many economic sectors from a spring lockdown earlier this year.

Covid-19 cases spike to new highs as fall gets in full swing

Coronavirus cases are beginning to increase rapidly as the fall season arrives, prompting fears of the long-feared "second wave"

China threatens to arrest U.S. citizens in retaliation for academic arrests

China has threatened the U.S. with arresting citizens in China in response to months of arrests against academics alleged to be informants for China's government.

Vice Presidential Debate runs smoothly, sets stage for contested election

The Vice Presidential debate earlier this month, and the only one this election cycle, went smoothly, giving voters a clearer picture on the two candidates.

Thirteen arrested in abduction plot targeting Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

Thirteen men have been arrested in connection with a plot to kidnap, and potentially kill Governor Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan.

Protests erupt among Jewish communities in response to Cuomo’s re-enforced lockdowns

New lockdowns have been met with protests across numerous sections of the city, with Jewish leaders calling the moves targeted antisemitism against Jews in the city.

Armenia, Azerbaijan clash over Nagorno-Karabakh region, agree to temporary ceasefire

Azerbaijan and Amernia have come to a temporary ceasefire over fighting in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, which has seen violent clashes over the last few weeks.

N.J. sees surge of Covid-19 cases as fall season is underway

New Jersey is hoping to minimize cases and curb hospital capacity as COVID cases increase as the state heads into the fall and winter.

Trump returns to Oval Office less than one week after being diagnosed with Covid-19

President Donald Trump has recovered from a bout of COVID-19, as conflicting news reports painted opposite pictures about the extent of the recovery.

Johnson & Johnson, Novavax inch closer to Covid-19 vaccines

Johnson & Johnson and Novavax's vaccines are moving rapidly, boosting hopes for a vaccine to be approved before the end of the year.

Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to fill Supreme Court vacancy

Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who has been lauded by conservative groups, was nominated only a week after Justice Ginsburg died, and now faces one of the most contested Supreme Court battles in history.

Concern mounts over grand jury’s decision on officers involved in Breonna Taylor’s shooting

Violence erupted in Louisville following the indictment announcement of Detective Brett Hankison, with protests occurring in multiple other cities.

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