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Trump, Biden Declare Victory After First Presidential Debate

The campaigns for both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden declared victory following the first presidential debate on Tuesday. "There was one leader on stage tonight and one liar," said Kate Bedingfield, the deputy campaign manager for the Biden campaign, to news outlets. "There was one president on the debate stage tonight, and it was not the person who flew on Air Force One." Trump made few statements about the debate on Wednesday, although he made several Twitter posts that were critical of both Biden and debate moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News. Trump campaign communications director Tim Murtaugh said it was a "free exchange ofRead More From Source [contf] [contfnew] The Epoch Times [contfnewc] [contfnewc]

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Biden Denies Backing Green New Deal, Touts Own Clean Energy Plan

Democratic nominee Joe Biden, during the first presidential debate, denied backing the Green New Deal, which many moderates and conservatives have denounced as unrealistic, costly, and synonymous with leftist overreach. “The Green New Deal is not my plan,” Biden said during the Sept. 29 debate in Cleveland, Ohio. When the debate turned to the issue of Biden's proposals for a shift to a green economy, Fox News moderator Chris Wallace asked about the candidate's plans for "$2 trillion in green jobs" and "ending the use of fossil fuels to generate electricity by 2035 and net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050." Biden responded: "Nobody's going to build anotherRead More From Source [contf] [contfnew] The Epoch Times [contfnewc] [contfnewc]

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Joe Biden Will Keep Facing Trump Despite Calls to End Debates: Campaign

Democratic candidate Joe Biden's campaign said he will continue to debate President Donald Trump, amid calls for the former vice president to cancel the remaining two events. "I don't know how many different ways we can say it. Yes, we are going to do the debates," Biden's deputy campaign manager, Kate Bedingfield, told reporters after the debate on Sept. 29, according to The Hill. His running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), said that Biden would attend the next two debates and is "never going to refuse to talk to the American people." The next two events are scheduled for Oct. 15 and Oct. 22. Sen. Chris CRead More From Source [contf] [contfnew] The Epoch Times [contfnewc] [contfnewc]

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FTSE 100 gives back afternoon gains; US markets flying high on jobs report

FTSE 100 sheds 31 points 888 makes big gains on dividend news ADP private payroll reading tops forecast 5pm: FTSE 100 closes lower, but FTSE 250 finishes in the green The footsie ended in the red despite flashes of promise in the afternoon. The FTSE 100 lost 31 points, 0.5%, to 5,866.1, while the FTSE 250 gained steadily all day, closing up 141 points, 0.8% at 17,315.3. One positive performer was 888 Holdings plc (LON:888), which jumped 21% to £252 on news that it would pay a dividend of 6p. "Stock markets are showing small gains as the trading session draws to a close," CMC Markets UK analyst David Madden wrote Wednesday. "The bullish mood in the US has lifted sentiment on this side of the Atlantic. Steven Mnuchin, the US Treasury Secretary, said he will give one more go at trying to come to an agreement with the Democrats with respect to a coronavirus relief package, and that is assisting equities. Lately, the moves in the US have had an influence on European sentiment, and that ..

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Thor Mining well cashed up to pursue opportunities across diverse portfolio

Thor Mining PLC (LON:THR)(ASX:THR) lost £920,000 in the year to June 2020. As at 30 June the company had £233,000 in the bank, although a subsequent placing in September raised just over £1mln. Thor holds 100% of the advanced Molyhil tungsten project in the Northern Territory of Australia, as well as the adjacent Bonya project, which hosts tungsten, copper, and vanadium. Thor also holds 100% of the Pilot Mountain tungsten project in Nevada, and a 25% interest Australian copper develoRead More – Source [contf] [contfnew] Proactiveinvestors [contfnewc] [contfnewc]

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European Metals results for the year to 2020 show Cinovec fully funded to a final investment decision

European Metals Holdings PLC (LON:EMH) generated revenue of just over US$180,000 in the year to 30 June 2020. The company turned in a loss of US$4.6mln and closed out the year with US$58,000 in cash. During the year the company completed an agreement in regard to its Czech lithium asset with CEZ, a Czech power utility, under the terms of which CEZ became a 51% owner, and injected €29mln into the local holding company. This agreement provides all necessary funding to move the project to final investment decision, and provides strong Read More – Source [contf] [contfnew] Proactiveinvestors [contfnewc] [contfnewc]

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Trumps Campaign Releases 17 Questions Joe Biden Must Answer in the Debate

The Trump campaign released some of the questions that it hopes to get answered during Tuesday's debate, including several about Hunter Biden, the former vice president's son. The questions are included on President Donald Trump's reelection website, titled "17 Questions Joe Biden Must Answer in the Debate." Questions involving Hunter Biden top the list. The younger Biden has drawn scrutiny over the past several months after he sat on the board of a Ukrainian gas company while his father was in office, reportedly taking home a lucrative salary. Meanwhile, the firm, Burisma Holdings, and its founder was the subject of an investigation in UkraRead More From Source [contf] [contfnew] The Epoch Times [contfnewc] [contfnewc]

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No Information Suggesting Cyberattack on Election Infrastructure, Says FBI and DHS

The FBI said that there is no information that suggests there was a cyberattack on U.S. election infrastructure. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a statement on Monday, saying that there are "false claims of hacked voter information," describing them as "disinformation." The agencies "are issuing this announcement to raise awareness of the potential threat posed by attempts to spread disinformation regarding cyberattacks on U.S. voter registration databases or voting systems," according to the statement. They did not elaborate on the nature of the disinformation. In another alert, the FBI and CISA—which is operated by the Department of Homeland SecuRead More From Source [contf] [contfnew] The Epoch Times [contfnewc] [contfnewc]

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Illinois College Football Coach Posts All Lives Matter Sign Before Leaving Team

An Illinois State University football coach, who served as the Redbirds' offensive coordinator, departed from the football program last week, leaving a note on the door that said, "All Lives Matter to Our Lord & Savior Jesus Christ." Kurt Beathard told The Pantagraph he left the note before he parted ways with the team but declined to comment further about the circumstances surrounding his departure. Sources told the publication that in the weeks leading up to Beathard's leaving, a "Black Lives Matter" poster was put up in the Redbirds' locker room and subsequently taken down. Asked about the removal of the poster from the locRead More From Source [contf] [contfnew] The Epoch Times [contfnewc] [contfnewc]

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Trump, Biden to Face Off in First Debate

President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden are set to face off Tuesday in their first head-to-head debate, with the Nov. 3 election just over a month away. The debate is scheduled to start at 9 p.m. Eastern Time, last for 90 minutes, and feature the candidates answering questions about six topics, including COVID-19, violence in cities, and the economy. The Epoch Times' sister media NTD Television will carry the debate. Viewers online can watch it on the NTD and The Epoch Times websites. The candidates will debate at Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. They will not shake hands. They will debRead More From Source [contf] [contfnew] The Epoch Times [contfnewc] [contfnewc]

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