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US Election 2020: Joe Biden won't travel to Milwaukee to accept Democratic nomination because of coronavirus
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US Election 2020: Joe Biden won't travel to Milwaukee to accept Democratic nomination because of coronavirus

Neither the former vice-president's campaign nor DNC officials offered details about how he might accept the nomination.

US faces threats from foreign adversaries ahead of 3 November presidential polls, warn intel officials
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US faces threats from foreign adversaries ahead of 3 November presidential polls, warn intel officials

Officials have said that Russia and China are actively seeking to weaken the US's global standing to undermine confidence in American democracy.

Donald Trump's tweet on delaying election amounts to stunning attack on underpinnings of US' democracy
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Donald Trump's tweet on delaying election amounts to stunning attack on underpinnings of US' democracy

It was a tweet that mattered, and couldn’t be ignored, even by many Republicans who have long given Trump a pass.

White House, Democrats at odds on virus aid as Republicans struggle to roll out $1 trillion coronavirus relief package
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White House, Democrats at odds on virus aid as Republicans struggle to roll out $1 trillion coronavirus relief package

With the virus toll climbing, both parties are eager for a deal. There is widespread agreement that more money is needed for testing, to help schools re-open in the fall and to shore up businesses.

Donald Trump, visiting military hospital, wears mask in public for first time; 'too little, too late', says Biden camp
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Donald Trump, visiting military hospital, wears mask in public for first time; 'too little, too late', says Biden camp

Most prominent Republicans, including Mike Pence, have endorsed wearing masks as the coronavirus gained ground this summer.

Donald Trump working on ‘very big’ merit-based immigration system, White House says in statement
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Donald Trump working on ‘very big’ merit-based immigration system, White House says in statement

The statement came soon after Donald Trump said he is working on an executive order on immigration that will include a 'road to citizenship'.

Empty seats, staff infections: Donald Trump's Tulsa rally, intended as a show of force ahead of US presidential election, fizzles out
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Empty seats, staff infections: Donald Trump's Tulsa rally, intended as a show of force ahead of US presidential election, fizzles out

President Donald Trump launched his comeback rally in Tulsa by defining the upcoming election as a stark choice between national heritage and left-wing radicalism.

After outcry from African-American community, Donald Trump postpones Tulsa rally 'out of respect' for Juneteenth anniversary
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After outcry from African-American community, Donald Trump postpones Tulsa rally 'out of respect' for Juneteenth anniversary

President Donald Trump has bowed to pressure over an election rally scheduled to take place in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on the Juneteenth anniversary that commemorates the end of US slavery, and said he was pushing the event back by a day

Donald Trump says will ‘do other things’ if he loses 2020 US presidential election to Democratic nominee Joe Biden
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Donald Trump says will ‘do other things’ if he loses 2020 US presidential election to Democratic nominee Joe Biden

US president Donald Trump said he will go on to other things if he loses the 3 November election, after Democratic opponent Joe Biden said the Republican might cheat and refuse to leave the White House.

As race riots engulf US and coronavirus toll soars, arc of history bends towards rise of authoritarian China
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As race riots engulf US and coronavirus toll soars, arc of history bends towards rise of authoritarian China

The Donald Trump administration’s shambolic response to the pandemic stands in contrast with China that has recovered faster, and has been able to tame the virus and kickstart its economy.

George Floyd protests in US: With Donald Trump in the White House, the fight for racial justice gets nastier
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George Floyd protests in US: With Donald Trump in the White House, the fight for racial justice gets nastier

By constantly threatening to deploy federal troops through executive fiat and encouraging states to use force against protesters, US president Donald Trump is openly flirting with militaristic authoritarianism while testing the limits of the law

Coronavirus Outbreak: Democrats push $3 trillion relief bill through House; Republicans criticise 'bloated wish list'
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Democrats push $3 trillion relief bill through House; Republicans criticise 'bloated wish list'

Democrats have powered a massive $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill through the House, an election-year measure designed to brace a US economy in free fall and a health care system struggling to contain a pandemic still pummeling the country

US Election 2020: Joe Biden continues virtual campaign from home during lockdown as worries over fundraising, digital presence pile up
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US Election 2020: Joe Biden continues virtual campaign from home during lockdown as worries over fundraising, digital presence pile up

Joe Biden has no foreseeable plans to resume in-person campaigning amid a pandemic that is testing whether a national presidential election can be won by a candidate communicating almost entirely from home

Joe Biden publicly denies sexual assault allegation; presumptive Democratic presidential nominee requests release of Senate records
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Joe Biden publicly denies sexual assault allegation; presumptive Democratic presidential nominee requests release of Senate records

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Friday asked the Senate to find any documents tied to an allegation he sexually assaulted a former aide in 1993, after personally denying the accusation publicly for the first time.

Hillary Clinton endorses Joe Biden's 2020 White House bid, says he would be a 'real' president, not someone who 'plays one on TV'
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Hillary Clinton endorses Joe Biden's 2020 White House bid, says he would be a 'real' president, not someone who 'plays one on TV'

Hillary Clinton, the first woman to become a major party's presidential nominee, endorsed Joe Biden's White House bid on Tuesday, continuing Democrats' efforts to coalesce around the former vice president as he takes on President Donald Trump.

Nancy Pelosi endorses Joe Biden's 2020 White House bid, says he has been a 'voice of reason and resilience'
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Nancy Pelosi endorses Joe Biden's 2020 White House bid, says he has been a 'voice of reason and resilience'

With the two key endorsements, decks are now clear for a direct contest between Biden, 77 and the 73-year-old incumbent President Donald Trump

Coronavirus Outbreak: US House delivers nearly $500 billion as COVID-19 aid after unemployment levels soar
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Coronavirus Outbreak: US House delivers nearly $500 billion as COVID-19 aid after unemployment levels soar

US Congress has delivered a nearly USD 500 billion infusion of coronavirus spending, rushing new relief to employers and hospitals buckling under the strain of a pandemic that has claimed almost 50,000 American lives and one in six US jobs.

Coronavirus Outbreak: US Congress divided over $250 billion aid for businesses; Democrats seek similar package for hospitals, local govts
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Coronavirus Outbreak: US Congress divided over $250 billion aid for businesses; Democrats seek similar package for hospitals, local govts

Efforts to push a further $250 billion of coronavirus aid for small businesses through the US Congress were stalling as top Democrats said they would back the measure only if it was coupled with a similar amount for hospitals and local governments

Asia markets mostly up after Senate passes huge stimulus; investors breathe a sigh of relief at unprecedent $2 tn plan
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Asia markets mostly up after Senate passes huge stimulus; investors breathe a sigh of relief at unprecedent $2 tn plan

Asian markets mostly rose though major indexes struggled after posting hefty gains this week.

Coronavirus Outbreak: White House, Congress agree on $2 trillion rescue bill to aid US businesses, workers and hospitals
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Coronavirus Outbreak: White House, Congress agree on $2 trillion rescue bill to aid US businesses, workers and hospitals

The economic rescue package would give direct payments to most Americans, expand unemployment benefits and provide a $367 billion program for small businesses to keep making payroll while workers are forced to stay home.