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Twitter suspends fake accounts posing as Black Trump supporters

Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump look on as Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Duluth International Airport in Duluth, Minnesota, U.S., September 30, 2020. Leah Millis | Reuters Twitter has suspended a group of fake accounts pretending to be owned by Black supporters of President Donald Trump and his re-election campaign. The micro-blogging… Read More »

Trump’s ‘harm’ may be ‘even more profound’ with a second term, John Bolton says

National security advisor, John Bolton, right, attends a meeting with President Donald Trump and President of Chile, Sebastian Piñera in the Oval Office of the White House on September 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. Oliver Contreras | The Washington Post | Getty Images The “harm” caused by President Donald Trump’s first four years in office… Read More »

Germany’s economic recovery loses momentum as daily cases spike above 5,000

Advertising figures with a protective face masks in Munich, Germany. Lennart Preiss | Getty Images News | Getty Images Germany’s economic prospects for 2020 are looking increasingly bleak, with the country’s leading research institutes downgrading GDP (gross domestic product) forecasts for this year and beyond. Publishing a joint economic forecast Wednesday, Germany’s prominent economists warned… Read More »

Britain’s Boris Johnson pressured to introduce ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown to stop the coronavirus

Bars open their doors on the final night in Liverpool, north west England on October 13, 2020, before new local lockdown measures are introduced. PAUL ELLIS | AFP | Getty Images Pressure is mounting on the U.K. government to impose a strict, short, mini lockdown to act as what’s been called a “circuit breaker” on… Read More »

Festivals of the future ‘won’t be limited by time and space,’ Singapore arts CEO says

Post-pandemic music and theater performances are likely to use a hybrid model, according to the chief executive of one of Singapore’s largest arts centers. Yvonne Tham, CEO of Esplanade, told CNBC’s “Street Signs Asia” that a mixture of in-person and streamed performances are set to be common in the future. “Many artists are really open… Read More »

China is the world’s biggest 5G smartphone market. That’s why Apple’s 5G iPhones are so important

GUANGZHOU, China — Apple’s iPhone 12 range with 5G connectivity is going to be very important in China and key to achieving what analysts are calling an upgrade “supercycle.” 5G refers to next-generation mobile networks promising super-fast data speeds. On Tuesday, Apple unveiled four new 5G-capable iPhone models. While 5G networks are in their infancy,… Read More »

China’s Xi uses key speech to promote integration of Hong Kong

Chinese President Xi Jinping Aris Messinis | Pool | Reuters BEIJING — Amid uncertainty about Hong Kong’s future and China’s international relations, President Xi Jinping maintained Wednesday that the country remains intent on doing business with the rest of the world, in its own way. In a speech that lasted nearly one hour, Xi made… Read More »