1. Over 47 million people have already cast ballots in the U.S. presidential election as of Thursday, according to the Associated Press. The figure, including mail-in ballots, is reportedly about 80 percent of the total early vote count for the 2016 election.
  2. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden have wrapped up their final debate. The one-on-one in Nashville in the U.S. state of Tennessee comes less than two weeks before the November 3 election.
  3. The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has approved President Donald Trump’s pick for a new Supreme Court justice despite the absence of its Democratic members.
October 23, Friday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline