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Lukashenko tells Putin Belarus protests pose a threat to Russia

Kremlin says two leaders are certain ‘all the problems that have arisen will soon be resolved’

New York A-listers in $2bn bidding war to buy the Mets

Baseball team has attracted interest from Jennifer Lopez and hedge fund king Steven Cohen

Trump gives ByteDance 90-day deadline to sell US TikTok operations

President also ramps up pressure on Chinese tech by ending waiver allowing sales to Huawei

Berkshire Hathaway slashes stakes in US banks

Warren Buffett’s group pares back holdings in Wells Fargo, JPMorgan, PNC and Goldman Sachs

Larry Fink retains position as highest-paid CEO in asset management

Combined pay and bonuses among industry’s leaders rises to $233m last year

US Postal Service warns of mass delays for mail-in ballots

Democrats have accused the Trump administration of leveraging post office woes to suppress voting

Europe’s ‘last dictator’ in a brutal fight for survival

The scale of the protests since the re-election of Alexander Lukashenko in Belarus revives memories of 1989

Where Joe Biden stands on the issues

Democratic nominee’s policies are more progressive than his moderate image suggests

Nordic children return to school despite rising virus rates

Region’s children prioritised over other age groups as countries reopen

Former FBI lawyer to admit altering email in Russia probe

Case is the first brought in Trump administration’s review of the investigation