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Trump's tax revelation could tarnish image that…

The bombshell revelations that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for office and paid no income taxes at all in many others threaten to undercut a pillar of his appeal among blue-collar voters and provide a new opening for his Democratic rival just two days before the first presidential debate

NY Times: Trump paid $750 in US income taxes in…

President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes the year he ran for president and in his first year in the White House, according to a report in The New York Times

Federal judge postpones Trump ban on popular app…

A federal judge on Sunday postponed a Trump administration order that would have banned the popular video sharing app TikTok from U.S. smartphone app stores around midnight

Pompeo speaks with NATO chief about Mediterranean…

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is due to arrive in Greece on an official visit early Monday, has had a conversation on tensions in the eastern Mediterranean with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg

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100,000 march in Belarus capital on 50th day of…

About 100,000 demonstrators marched in Belarus' capital calling for the authoritarian president's ouster, some wearing cardboard crowns to ridicule him

Valentino closes Milan Fashion Week with lush…

It’s been a season of disruption at Milan Fashion Week

UK university students furious over virus…

U.K. authorities are trying to contain COVID-19 outbreaks at universities as some students complained they were being “imprisoned” in their dormitories  Students at universities in Glasgow, Manchester and Edinburgh who have returned to campus in the past few weeks are being asked to self-isolate in their residence halls, with security guards at some schools preventing young people from leaving their buildings

Homespun BLM products include cookie kits, garden…

Some white merchants on the craft marketplace Etsy are offering homespun products with a Black Lives Matter theme, including wine stoppers and garden gnomes

French hospitals delay operations to cope with…

Hospitals in the Paris and Marseille regions are delaying some scheduled operations to free up space for COVID-19 patients as the French government tries to stem a rising tide of coronavirus infections

Romania's ruling party upbeat after municipal…

Exit polls published in Romania after voting ended in the country’s municipal elections indicate that the balance of power in European Union member state is unlikely to shift in the next general election set for Dec. 6

Swiss reject nationalist plan to limit jobs for…

Voters in Switzerland have strongly defeated a nationalist party’s proposal to limit the number of European Union citizens allowed to live and work in their country

Israel to hold US-mediated talks with Lebanon on…

An Israeli official says the country will hold rare talks with Lebanon next month in an effort to resolve a longstanding maritime border dispute

Thousands of Israelis protest in Jerusalem…

Thousands of Israelis are protesting outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to demand his resignation, pressing ahead with weeks of protests against the embattled Israeli leader despite a strict new lockdown order

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Bavarian leader backs California-style deadline for gas cars

The governor of Bavaria has backed a deadline for phasing out gasoline-powered vehicles akin to the 2035 date proposed by California

French virus testing labs under strain amid…

France’s COVID-19 resurgence is palpable in the buzzing biology lab of a public hospital in the Paris suburb of Argenteuil

Hundreds of anti-coal campaigners protest at…

Hundreds of anti-coal protesters have entered a mine in western Germany to protest the continued extraction and use of fossil fuels

China opens auto show under anti-disease controls

Ford, Nissan and BMW have unveiled new electric models for the Chinese market as the Beijing auto show opened under anti-virus controls that included holding news conferences by international video link

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