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INSIGHT-Puzzled scientists seek reasons behind Africa's low fatality rates from pandemic


A viral march across the planet, tracked by a map in motion
On a Thursday night in early January, the disease that would become known as COVID-19 claimed its first victim, a 61-year-old man who succumbed to the newly identified coronavirus in the city of Wuhan, in the People’s Republic of China. The United States has shot ahead of the rest of the world and sits on the cusp of 100,000 dead — 99,166.

Veterinarians refuse CDC request to deport bulldog puppies


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Scapegoat Doc won't erase Clippers' list of issues
For the Clippers to go from respectable to champions, they need far more than any coach who'll follow behind Doc Rivers can deliver: leadership on the floor.

49ers coach Katie Sowers' sister accuses team of disrespect with plane seat
Issues regarding seating on the 49ers team plane has the NFL's first female assistant coach at the center of controversy.

NFL Power Rankings: The Chiefs are No. 1, and everyone else is miles behind them
The Chiefs are already looking like prohibitive favorites to repeat.

Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines

Fake news punishable by years in prison under proposed Nicaraguan law
Deputies from Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's party on Monday proposed a law that would make spreading fake news on social media punishable by up to four years in prison, government sources said.

Kas Andz Marketing Group Awarded Three Major Awards by Clutch.co in 2020
Kas Andz Marketing Group (KAMG), led by Kas Andz, was awarded three major awards by Clutch.

Stocks Rally Pauses in Asia; Dollar Holds Losses: Markets Wrap
(Bloomberg) -- A global equity rally ran out of steam in Asia as investors assessed the latest efforts toward U.S. fiscal stimulus and the rising toll of the pandemic. The dollar held losses.Japan’s stock market fell as many shares traded without the right to dividends and after the Nikkei reported Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp. plans to make its mobile unit a subsidiary. Australia and South Korea pared gains. Hong Kong fluctuated. S&P 500 futures edged higher after the U.S. gauge rose to its biggest gain in more than two weeks Monday.Treasuries were steady. The pound consolidated an advance on speculation that successful Brexit trade talks could help shield Britain from a messy rupture with the European Union.Democrats released a scaled back $2.2 trillion proposal to extend support to the U.S. economy, seeking to break an impasse with Republicans on Covid-19 relief. Traders are also awaiting the first presidential debate Tuesday, as well as an employment report Friday to gauge how the world’s biggest economy is transitioning through the pandemic that has now killed more than a million people globally.“We definitely need another round of stimulus here, not only for confidence for the American public and workers, but also for the markets,” Michelle Connell, owner and president of Portia Capital Management, said on Bloomberg Television. “Going into this election, that would definitely help.”Meanwhile, major developed and emerging economies are struggling to contain the coronavirus almost 10 months after it first emerged. Health professionals estimate that the real death toll from the pandemic could be double while many parts of the world are battling a renewed jump in cases amid all-out efforts to develop a vaccine.Read: Global Deaths Surpass 1 Million in Grim Milestone: Virus UpdateHere are some key events coming up:On Tuesday, the first U.S. presidential debate will take place between President Donald Trump and Democratic opponent Joe Biden.China purchasing manager indexes are due Wednesday, and expected to show September manufacturing improved slightly while non-manufacturing moderated from August’s level.The EIA crude oil inventory report comes out Wednesday.The September U.S. employment report on Friday will be the last before the November election.These are the main moves in markets:StocksS&P 500 futures rose 0.2% as of midday in Tokyo. The S&P 500 Index gained 1.6%.Japan’s Topix index fell 0.8%.Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index gained 0.1%.South Korea’s Kospi index rose 0.8%.Hang Seng Index was little changed.Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.4%.Euro Stoxx 50 futures were flat.CurrenciesThe yen traded at 105.52 per dollar.The offshore yuan was at 6.8248 per dollar, down 0.2%.The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index was flat.The euro traded at $1.1671.The British pound gained 0.1% to $1.2841.BondsThe yield on 10-year Treasuries ticked up to 0.66%.Australia’s 10-year bond yield held at about 0.78%.CommoditiesWest Texas Intermediate crude fell 0.6% to $40.35 a barrel.Gold was at $1,883.10 an ounce, up 0.1%.For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.comSubscribe now to stay ahead with the most trusted business news source.©2020 Bloomberg L.P.

Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
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Democrats condemn Trump for gloating about an end to Obamacare less than a day after announcing his Supreme Court nominee
"It's no mystery about what's happening here: President Trump is trying to throw out the Affordable Care Act," Democratic nominee Joe Biden said.

South Carolina TV anchor hit man with beer bottle in fight over politics, police say
The victim was left with cuts on his face, police said.

Intermittent fasting alone does not boost weight loss and could cause loss of muscle, according to a new study
A small study found that, without calorie restriction, intermittent fasting did not have much impact on weight, and put people at risk of weight gain.

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