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As US polls draw near, Joe Biden, in a rarity, attacks Donald Trump from battleground Pennsylvania
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As US polls draw near, Joe Biden, in a rarity, attacks Donald Trump from battleground Pennsylvania

Playing up his local, middle-class roots, Biden focussed on Trump’s stewardship of the coronavirus, casting the president as a callous leader who cannot empathise with the concerns of most Americans

As Donald Trump questions his opponent’s health, US President finds his own under scrutiny
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As Donald Trump questions his opponent’s health, US President finds his own under scrutiny

The question of presidential health has sometimes played an important role in election contests, but rarely has it seemed more acute than this year as 74-year-old Trump squares off against 77-year-old Biden

AP Fact Check: Attorney General William Barr likens mail-in voting to 'playing with fire', warns against voter fraud
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AP Fact Check: Attorney General William Barr likens mail-in voting to 'playing with fire', warns against voter fraud

The Attorney General also suggested that China poses more of a threat to election security than Russia, even though that was not the conclusion of an official intelligence assessment last month

Twitter puts manipulated media tag on Donald Trump tweet about 'racist baby' after US president puts out doctored clip
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Twitter puts manipulated media tag on Donald Trump tweet about 'racist baby' after US president puts out doctored clip

Twitter Inc added a ‘manipulated media’ label on a video posted on US president Donald Trump’s Twitter feed on Thursday that showed a doctored news clip with a misspelled banner flashing “Terrified toddler runs from racist baby.”

Surveys show Donald Trump trailing Joe Biden ahead of polls as US grapples with COVID-19, anti-racism protests
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Surveys show Donald Trump trailing Joe Biden ahead of polls as US grapples with COVID-19, anti-racism protests

Though outwardly confident, Donald Trump has privately told advisers he cannot believe polls that show him trailing and he has angrily snapped at campaign manager Brad Parscale over the state of the race.

Facing electoral headwinds, Donald Trump brings back Jason Miller, Hope Hicks and other 2016 campaign veterans
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Facing electoral headwinds, Donald Trump brings back Jason Miller, Hope Hicks and other 2016 campaign veterans

But 2020 is not 2016. And Donald Trump's advisers are increasingly worried about the state of the campaign as the president faces multiple crises, from the health and economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic to the mass protests that have swept across the nation.

Donald Trump demands CNN retract 'phony' poll that shows him trailing Joe Biden by 14 percentage points
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Donald Trump demands CNN retract 'phony' poll that shows him trailing Joe Biden by 14 percentage points

In an unusual cease-and-desist letter, the Donald Trump campaign called on CNN to retract and apologise for a national poll this week that showed the president trailing his Democratic opponent, former vice-president Joe Biden, by 14 percentage points among registered voters

In major role reversal, global leaders call on Donald Trump's USA to protect journalists amid ongoing unrest
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In major role reversal, global leaders call on Donald Trump's USA to protect journalists amid ongoing unrest

Attacks against journalists covering demonstrations against racial injustice have prompted foreign governments to call on US authorities to respect press freedom and protect reporters, both local and foreign

Coronavirus outbreak: A guide to films, shows, podcasts to indulge in during this period of self-quarantine
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Coronavirus outbreak: A guide to films, shows, podcasts to indulge in during this period of self-quarantine

In times of social distancing and isolation during the coronavirus outbreak, the best one could do to entertain oneself through various shows, films, and podcasts.

'No one has a playbook for this': US companies highlight challenges faced by workplaces in countering coronavirus
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'No one has a playbook for this': US companies highlight challenges faced by workplaces in countering coronavirus

Microsoft, Amazon, Ford Motor, CNN, Citigroup and Twitter have put employees through work-from-home drills, dusted off emergency-response plans and ordered increasingly stringent safety measures to protect their workers

Democratic rivals jostle for advantage as coding issue causes delay in Iowa caucus results; Trump calls it 'unmitigated disaster'
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Democratic rivals jostle for advantage as coding issue causes delay in Iowa caucus results; Trump calls it 'unmitigated disaster'

The Iowa Democratic Party will begin to release results from Monday’s caucuses at 5 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday, the party chairman, Troy Price, told the Democratic presidential campaigns in a conference call.

Donald Trump's lasting legacy is that he will leave in his wake a weaker USA, with his sensibilities seared into it
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Donald Trump's lasting legacy is that he will leave in his wake a weaker USA, with his sensibilities seared into it

If the Senate votes to acquit Trump, as it is expected to do, the precedent will be set, and the die will be cast: A president can do almost anything to win reelection. And he can do anything at all to avoid accountability

62-year-old Hindu priest attacked by middle-aged man in New York; accused charged with assault, harassment
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62-year-old Hindu priest attacked by middle-aged man in New York; accused charged with assault, harassment

A Hindu priest was attacked by a middle-aged man in New York City's Queens borough, a US media report said on Sunday.

'Beautiful couple; beauty and the beast': Donald Trump praises Mike Pompeo, Ivanka after meeting with Kim Jong-un
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'Beautiful couple; beauty and the beast': Donald Trump praises Mike Pompeo, Ivanka after meeting with Kim Jong-un

President Donald Trump on Sunday called his daughter Ivanka Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on stage and referred to them as "a beautiful couple, beauty and the beast"

Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, fashion designer, author dies aged 95 after battling stomach cancer
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Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress, fashion designer, author dies aged 95 after battling stomach cancer

Anderson Cooper (son) said Gloria Vanderbilt died at home with friends and family at her side

CNN's New York offices evacuated over bomb threat, police gives all clear after sweeping building
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CNN's New York offices evacuated over bomb threat, police gives all clear after sweeping building

CNN's New York studio was evacuated Thursday night in the middle of a live programme following a phoned-in bomb threat, according to the news network. The threat came Thursday night when a caller indicated there were five devices in the building, according to a law enforcement source.

Prior to killing, Jamal Khashoggi called Saudi crown prince a 'beast', 'pac-man' in over 400 texts to fellow exile
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Prior to killing, Jamal Khashoggi called Saudi crown prince a 'beast', 'pac-man' in over 400 texts to fellow exile

Jamal Khashoggi had sent the texts to Montreal-based activist Omar Abdulaziz. Abdulaziz had, on Sunday, launched a lawsuit against an Israeli company that invented the software he believes was used to hack his phone

White House restores full press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta; news channel withdraws lawsuit
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White House restores full press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta; news channel withdraws lawsuit

Simultaneously, the White House also announced that it has framed new rules for the reporters covering the news conferences, either by President Donald Trump or senior administration officials. As per the guidelines, a reporter can ask a single question and permission for a follow up will be subject to the discretion of the individual holding the news conference.

Donald Trump's war on media continues in an America divided into Fox News viewers and a more non-discriminatory crowd
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Donald Trump's war on media continues in an America divided into Fox News viewers and a more non-discriminatory crowd

At the heart of Donald Trump's war on media is that Republicans and their allies know that demography is not on their side: America is changing and there is little that they can do to stop it.

CNN, Jim Acosta win Round One against Donald Trump but the fight is just beginning; White House to release 'new rules' for media
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CNN, Jim Acosta win Round One against Donald Trump but the fight is just beginning; White House to release 'new rules' for media

Round One went to CNN as a federal judge ruled on a snowswept morning that the Donald Trump administration must immediately return White House ‘hard pass’ press credentials to CNN reporter Jim Acosta, saying Acosta suffered "irreparable harm" from the decision to abruptly bar him after he questioned a visibly upset US president at a news conference immediately after the Republicans suffered a shellacking in the US midterm elections.