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No evidence for Trump claim that Joe Biden earned money in China, according to the Wall Street Journal, contradicting its editorial section

Summary List Placement Former Vice President Joe Biden had no role in a proposed investment venture in China, according to corporate records, emails, and text messages reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. At Thursday night’s debate, President Donald Trump repeatedly asserted that Biden was involved in his son Hunter’s business dealings, specifically accusing him of […]

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10 things in tech you need to know today

Summary List Placement Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Have an Amazon Alexa device? Listen to this update by searching “Business Insider” in your flash briefing settings. Quibi failed to hook users. The streaming service likely failed […]

Culture

As one PSPS comes to a close, another looms

SAN FRANCISCO – Pacific Gas and Electric Co. on Thursday said essentially all customers affected by its most recent public safety power shutoff should have their service restored by late Friday, but the utility warned another planned outage could be just around the corner. The shutoff started Wednesday night and ultimately affected 31,000 customers in […]

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‘Anything less than a vote for Biden is a vote against democracy’: Expensify’s CEO tells us why the company emailed 10 million customers urging them to vote for Biden

Summary List Placement Expensify’s approximately 10 million customers received an email Thursday evening from CEO David Barrett with the subject line: “Protect democracy, vote for Biden.” “We are facing an unprecedented attack on the foundations of democracy itself. If you are a US citizen, anything less than a vote for Biden is a vote against […]

Business

Trump is wrong that windmills ‘kill all the birds,’ but Biden’s nonexistant ‘tiny, small windows’ plan would help

The final 2020 presidential debate spent a good deal of time on climate policy, and President Trump added some color with a few out-of-left-field claims. Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s climate policy, Trump claimed, was really written by “AOC-plus-three,” a reference to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y) and the three other congresswomen in “the Squad.” Under their […]

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Trump and Biden stepped it up, but where is their vision for the country?

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden answers a question as President Donald Trump listens during the final presidential debate Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. | Morry Gash, Associated Press A true debate should be an opportunity to explore powerful ideas and empowering principles that unleash the potential of the American […]