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Ernest Scheyder

Biden blasts Trump as U.S. COVID-19 cases mount and Pence staff endures outbreak

1:55am IST

MANCHESTER, N.H./WILMINGTON, Del. Vice President Mike Pence forged ahead with campaigning on Sunday despite a COVID-19 outbreak among his aides and President Donald Trump claimed progress as the United States set records for daily infections, prompting Democratic challenger Joe Biden to accuse Trump of surrendering to the pandemic. | Video

Exclusive: Biden campaign tells miners it supports domestic production of EV metals

23 Oct 2020

Joe Biden's campaign has privately told U.S. miners it would support boosting domestic production of metals used to make electric vehicles, solar panels and other products crucial to his climate plan, according to three sources familiar with the matter, in a boon for the mining industry.

In 2016, Trump won these Rust Belt counties on the economy. In 2020, he might lose them over coronavirus

19 Oct 2020

CORTLAND, Ohio/BANGOR, Penn. Tanya Wojciak, a lifelong Republican and suburban mom from northeast Ohio, is the kind of battleground state voter President Donald Trump can't afford to lose - but already has.

Freeport does a balancing act as world's biggest gold mine grapples with COVID-19

11 Oct 2020

SINGAPORE/HOUSTON When miners at Indonesia's giant Grasberg gold and copper mine started testing positive for coronavirus early in the pandemic, the mountain-top mining complex was quickly locked down with a skeletal staff left in place to maintain production.

'Anyone can get it,' Trump supporters shocked at diagnosis, unwavering in support

03 Oct 2020

WARREN, Ohio/BANGOR, Penn. As Americans digested the news on Friday that President Donald Trump had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, some of his backers expressed surprise that he hadn't been safe from infection and said their support for him was not diminished.

'Anyone can get it,' Trump supporters shocked at diagnosis, unwavering in support

03 Oct 2020

WARREN, Ohio/BANGOR, Penn. As Americans digested the news on Friday that President Donald Trump had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, some of his backers expressed surprise that he hadn't been safe from infection and said their support for him was not diminished.

'Anyone can get it,' Trump supporters shocked at diagnosis, unwavering in support

03 Oct 2020

WARREN, Ohio/BANGOR, Penn., Oct 2 As Americans digested the news on Friday that President Donald Trump had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, some of his backers expressed surprise that he hadn't been safe from infection and said their support for him was not diminished.

Tesla's Nevada lithium plan faces stark obstacles on path to production

24 Sep 2020

Tesla Inc's plan to produce lithium for electric vehicle batteries close to its Nevada Gigafactory faces stark challenges from the outset, including an onerous permitting process, uncertain access to water and questions about unproven methodologies.

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