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Taiwan says will use US-led chip alliance to protect local firms – (Al Jazeera English)
Deputy economy minister says chipmaking requires collaboration to ensure a ‘very resilient supply chain’.

Nobel panel to announce winner of chemistry prize – (Associated Press)
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The winner, or winners, of the Nobel Prize in chemistry will be announced Wednesday at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm.

Putin signs laws annexing 4 Ukrainian regions – (Associated Press)
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed laws absorbing four Ukrainian regions into Russia, a move that finalizes the annexation carried out in defiance of international law.

Ukraine nuclear workers recount abuse, threats from Russians – (Associated Press)
ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (AP) — Alone in his apartment in the Russian-occupied city of Enerhodar in southeastern Ukraine, nuclear plant security guard Serhiy Shvets looked out his kitchen window in late May and saw gunmen approaching on the street below.

Is Credit Suisse the next Lehman Brothers? It’s unlikely – (Al Jazeera English)
Swiss bank’s plummeting share price has invited comparisons to the onset of the 2008 global financial crisis.

US announces $625m military aid for Ukraine, Russia warns of risk – (Al Jazeera English)
Latest weapons package, including four more HIMARS rocket launchers, comes as Ukraine military continues its advance.

New Zealand’s central bank lifts interest rate to 7-year high – (Al Jazeera English)
Reserve Bank of New Zealand raises the benchmark rate by half a percentage point in fifth straight outsized hike.

Morning Bid: Retweet or like? – (Reuters)
A look at the day ahead in European and global markets from Ankur Banerjee:

Ukraine opposes Belarus bid to lead conflict diamond organisation – (Reuters)
Ukraine has accused Russia of trying to push its ally Belarus to the top of an international diamond certification body to protect Moscow's gems from being branded conflict diamonds following its invasion.

Ukraine war: The families who made it through the new Iron Curtain – (BBC News)
The families fleeing Russian-occupied areas speak of their hopes and fears as the border hardens.

Taiwan vows to protect its firms' interests at U.S.-led 'Chip 4' group – (Reuters)
Taiwan will use the new U.S.-led "Chip 4" group to safeguard the interests of Taiwanese companies and to ensure supply chain resilience, a deputy minister said on Wednesday, though he added that the group had no agenda yet.

South Korea military apologises after failed missile launch sparks alarm – (BBC News)
Social media posts showing what appeared to be an explosion caused some residents in Gangneung to panic.

'Best Before' labels scrutinized as food waste concerns grow – (Associated Press)
As awareness grows around the world about the problem of food waste, one culprit in particular is drawing scrutiny: “best before” labels.Manufacturers have used the labels for decades to estimate peak freshness.

Biden to focus on hurricane victims in Florida, not politics – (Associated Press)
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will visit hurricane-ravaged Florida with a pledge that federal, state and local governments will work as one to help rebuild homes, businesses and lives — putting politics on mute for now to focus on those in need.

GOP optimistic about Senate chances despite Walker turmoil – (Associated Press)
NEW YORK (AP) — Leading Republicans are entering the final month of the midterm campaign increasingly optimistic that a Senate majority is within reach even as a dramatic family fight in Georgia clouds one of the party's biggest pickup opportunities.

EXPLAINER: Musk Twitter turnaround reflects legal challenges – (Associated Press)
WASHINGTON (AP) — News that Elon Musk has agreed after all to proceed with his $44 billion deal to buy Twitter may have felt like a stunning surprise from the brash billionaire who loves to shock.

Big Brazilian gold refiner delisted amid Amazon mining probe – (Associated Press)
MIAMI (AP) — One of Brazil’s biggest gold refiners, which processes gold suspected of being mined illegally in the Amazon rainforest, has been stripped of an important industry seal of approval that global manufacturers from Apple to Tesla rely on to root out…

Five reasons why China's economy is in trouble – (BBC News)
President Xi Jinping faces his greatest challenge yet ahead of a historic Communist Party meeting.

Banks financing Musk's Twitter deal face hefty losses – (Reuters)
Elon Musk's U-turn on buying Twitter Inc <a href="" target="_blank">(TWTR.N)</a> could not have come at a worse time for the banks funding a large portion of the $44 billion deal and they could be facing significant los…

With Musk bid back on, Twitter employees 'just along for the ride' – (Reuters)
Some Twitter <a href="" target="_blank">(TWTR.N)</a> employees were engaged in a company-wide planning process for next year on Tuesday when their phones began buzzing with news that Elon Musk had again reversed course …

Headlines from CNN and Fox News

Texas voters say inflation, border among top concerns: ‘We never had these issues’ with Trump – (Fox News)
People in El Paso, Texas, told Fox News the economy and border security are among their biggest voting priorities as the November midterm elections approach.

Aaron Judge 62nd home run: Fan jumps over railing in failed attempt to catch ball worth millions – (Fox News)
A fan jumped over the railing between the stands and the field Tuesday night to try to catch Aaron Judge's record-setting 62nd home run ball.

Putin's military mobilization could prove to be major blunder, expert says – (Fox News)
Russian President Vladimir Putin is combating widespread unrest for the first time amid the invasion of Ukraine after ordering an unpopular "partial mobilization."

Americans should prepare for gas prices to keep rising, analysts warn – (Fox News)
Consumers should gear up for higher gasoline prices as a result of foreign oil production cuts and a series of domestic factors that are limiting supplies, according to energy analysts.

Tony Bobulinski: This is 'history altering facts' about Hunter Biden | Fox News Video – (Fox News)
Tony Bobulinski sits down with Tucker Carlson to discuss former FBI agent Tim Thibault's alleged ties to the Hunter Biden probe on 'Tucker Carlson Tonight.'

Live updates: Russia's war in Ukraine – (CNN)
Ukraine's forces are pressing forward with territorial gains in the south and east, including in regions Russia claims it is annexing in violation of international law. Follow here for live updates.

Ex-Hunter Biden business partner: FBI 'altered history' in handling of laptop before 2020 election – (Fox News)
Former SinoHawk holdings chief and ex-Hunter Biden business partner Tony Bobulinski sat for an hour-long interview with Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Tuesday.

Trump’s latest delay tactic over Mar-a-Lago documents may not work for him at the Supreme Court – (CNN)
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

Video: Hear what Trump told Haberman about Ron DeSantis - CNN Video – (CNN)
New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman discusses what former President Donald Trump told her about the political rise of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the possibility of DeSantis running against him for the 2024 GOP nomination.

Martha MacCallum: ‘I am blown away by the hypocrisy’ in the border crisis | Fox News Video – (Fox News)
‘The Five’ highlights NY Mayor Eric Adams saying that Republicans and Democrats need to come together on illegal immigration and rips the far-left for doing ‘nothing.’

Coming up on Wednesday, Oct. 5 edition of 'Special Report' | Fox News Video – (Fox News)
Bret Baier gives you a sneak peek of the next show.

Jesse Watters: Our southern border is becoming a war zone | Fox News Video – (Fox News)
Fox News host Jesse Watters reacts to the crisis at the southern border and homelessness on 'Jesse Watters Primetime.'

Ex-Hunter Biden business partner: FBI 'altered history' in handling of laptop before 2020 election | Fox News Video – (Fox News)
Tony Bobulinski continues his exclusive interview with Tucker Carlson on 'Tucker Carlson Tonight.'

Opinion: This fired chemistry professor’s example shows what’s wrong with academia – (CNN)
The case of one chemistry professor at NYU raises important questions, argues Jill Filipovic, chief among them how much power students, who universities seem to increasingly think of as consumers (and some of whom think of themselves that way), should have in…

Watch live CNN TV – (CNN)
Stream CNN TV from the US for free with your TV service provider account.

READ: Trump asks Supreme Court to intervene in dispute over Mar-a-Lago search and seizure of documents – (CNN)
Former President Donald Trump has asked the Supreme Court to intervene in the dispute over materials the FBI seized from his Mar-a-Lago estate this summer. Read the filing here.

Trump goes to Supreme Court over Mar-a-Lago search and seizure of documents – (CNN)
Former President Donald Trump has asked the Supreme Court to intervene in the dispute over materials marked as classified the FBI seized from his Mar-a-Lago estate this summer.

A mother celebrating her 40th birthday is one of the victims of Hurricane Ian – (CNN)
A mother of four traveled to Fort Myers, Florida, to celebrate her 40th birthday -- now her family is preparing to lay her to rest after she was identified as one of the victims of Hurricane Ian, her mother said.

Lawyer refused Trump instruction to tell Archives all records had been returned – (CNN)
Soon after former President Donald Trump returned 15 boxes of presidential records to the National Archives and Records Administration earlier this year, he instructed one of his lawyers to tell the agency that all of the materials the Archives had requested …

Justice Department asks court to speed up appeal of special master review in Mar-a-Lago case – (CNN)
The Justice Department has asked a federal appellate court to speed up its schedule for weighing the department's appeal of a judge's order requiring a special master to review classified documents from Mar-a-Lago.

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