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President Trump playfully told Russian President Vladimir Putin that his country shouldn't meddle in the 2020 presidential election during their meeting at the G20 summit in Osaka on Friday, per the AP.

Why it matters: Trump's statement to Putin came only after being pressed by a reporter on the issue during their appearance before the press corps. The meeting comes nearly one year after their controversial summit in Helsinki where Trump refused to publicly stand up to Putin's assertion that Russia did not interfere in the 2016 presidential election.

Go deeper: Putin talks Trump ahead of first official meeting since Helsinki

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Federal Reserve expands lending program for small businesses

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell at a news conference in 2019. Photo: Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images

The Federal Reserve said on Friday it would again lower the minimum loan size for its pandemic-era small business program.

Details: Businesses and nonprofits will be able to borrow a minimum of $100,000 from the facility, down from $250,000 — a move that might attract smaller businesses that don't need as hefty of a loan. Since the program launched earlier this year, the minimum loan size has been reduced twice.

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How Trump and Biden would steer the future of transportation

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President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden would likely steer automotive policy in different directions over the next four years, potentially changing the industry's road map to the future.

Why it matters: The auto industry is on the cusp of historic technological changes and the next president — as well as the next Congress — could have an extraordinary influence on how the future of transportation plays out.