Nov 7 gubernatorial race

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With one potentially having its first Black governor and the other potentially electing a Democrat for the first time in two decades, which two states' gubernatorial races are today?

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Donald Trump took the witness stand in his civil fraud trial yesterday. What activity currently threatens his real estate empire in New York?

Donald Trump testified in his civil fraud case in Manhattan, which accuses him and his adult sons of fraudulently inflating the value of his net worth and properties on financial statements used to secure loans. The New York Attorney General is seeking $250 million in damages and a ban on the Trumps serving as officers of a business in New York for five years.

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Today, the Supreme Court hears United States v. Rahimi. This case assesses the constitutionality of restricting those under domestic-violence restraining orders from what?

United States v. Rahimi is a significant test of the Second Amendment. This case revolves around a federal law which prohibits individuals under a domestic-violence restraining order from possessing a gun. The Biden administration argues that this law protects domestic violence victims and the general public, while critics argue it infringes on the right to bear arms.

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What is the main accusation that video game maker Epic Games has leveled against Google in a major antitrust trial that began yesterday in San Francisco?

Epic Games alleges that the Google Play Store is an illegal monopoly and drives up prices for consumers and developers. Google argues that it faces strong competition from Apple and other stores, therefore it cannot be considered a monopolist. This trial could have implications for the commissions that both Apple and Google collect on digital purchases made within mobile apps.

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Which real estate company, once valued at $47 billion and known for providing shared office space for startups, filed for bankruptcy yesterday?

WeWork, once a juggernaut in the shared office space industry, has struggled financially due to rapid expansion and heavy reliance on SoftBank for financing. The company's troubles were further intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic, which saw a significant increase in professionals working from home, leading to a glut of empty offices.