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US Business Leaders Urge Calm, Brace for Mayhem Around Election

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  • US business leaders are calling for calm following Tuesday’s election even as they brace for potential trouble on the streets and inside their companies in case of a disputed result.
  • Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg last week warned of the potential for civil unrest as votes are tallied in a US election that will be “a test” for the social network.
  • Companies are also worried that polarizing political themes fueling conflict in the streets will ignite clashes on factory floors or in other facilities.
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SAN FRANCISCO — US business leaders are calling for calm following Tuesday’s election even as they brace for potential trouble on the streets and inside their companies in case of a disputed result.

The fears were highlighted in many US cities where retail stores were being boarded up, as some key executives expressed concerns about public reaction.

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg last week warned of the potential for civil unrest as votes are tallied in a US election that will be “a test” for the social network.

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