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Russian hackers plan to intervene and help Trump if election result delayed, report says

The report said that American intelligence agencies have pieced together details of plans by Russian groups to use hacked networks to interfere on behalf of Mr Trump, especially if the results are narrow.

Britain signs first major post-Brexit trade deal with Japan

How fitting it is to be in the land of the rising sun to welcome in the dawn of a new era of free trade," British Trade Secretary Liz Truss told reporters after the signing ceremony in Tokyo.

Pelosi says COVID-19 relief bill must have strong bipartisan support

Asked about opposition to a large COVID-19 bill among Republicans, the top Democrat in Congress said: "We have to have strong bipartisanship on the legislation that we come together on. I would hope that we could have bipartisanship in the House and in the Senate."

Obama blasts Trump’s tweets, track record in 2020 campaign trail debut

"Donald Trump isn't suddenly going to protect all of us," he said. "He can't even take the basic steps to protect himself."

U.S. has begun process of removing Sudan from state terrorism list – Pompeo

The United States has begun the process of removing Sudan from its list of state sponsors of terrorism and is also...

Killing of #EndSARS Protesters: You must hold perpetrators accountable, UN tells FG

Mr Guterres in the statement on his Twitter handle, @antonioguterres, said: “I condemn the escalation of violence in Lagos, Nigeria, which has resulted in multiple deaths and injuries.

#EndSARS Protest: UK High Commission shuts down visa centres in Nigeria

“For applicants with booked appointments within this period, please you will need to reschedule your appointment for next week, from 26th October 2020.

Austrian foreign minister tests positive for COVID-19 after EU meeting

"It is suspected that Schallenberg might have been infected at the Foreign Affairs Council in Luxembourg on Monday," the spokeswoman said, adding that he did not have symptoms and had been tested as a routine measure.

Chinese banking regulator fines China Construction Bank $1m for violations

Four fines were handed down to individuals in the Shenzhen branch, who were found to have breached rules in connection with real estate loans and bills, it said.

UK parliament probes govt’s funding for SARS

“Given these concerns and concerns generally with the nature of corruption and brutality in Nigeria law enforcement, it is obviously extremely important that no UK development spending finds its way into the pocket of groups within Nigeria who are guilty of such crimes.”

Trump administration blocks California wildfire relief

A major disaster declaration allows for cost-sharing for damage, cleanup and rebuilding between the state and federal government. It also activates federal programs led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

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NNPC, IPMAN allay fears over fuel scarcity, caution against panic buying

“People should not fear and embark on panic buying as there is enough fuel on ground."

CACOVID yet to flag-off its palliatives in Osun – Relief committee secretary

"Only CACOVID palliatives were housed in Ede Warehouse and we were asked to wait for the flag-off, hence, our inability to distribute before they were looted",

Breaking: Okonjo-Iweala floors South Korea’s Myung-hee emerges WTO DG

With the victory, the former minister becomes the first African and the first woman to lead the organisation in its 25 years history.

#RevolutionNowProtest: Appeal Court strikes out Sowore’s appeal

The appellate court panel which was led by Justice Stephen Adah, ruled that the failure of the 2nd Defendant, Bakare, to co-sign the notice of appeal, rendered it incompetent.