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Trump’s Covid-19 adviser Atlas resigns as pandemic out of control

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Doctor Scott Atlas, a radiologist who gained President Donald Trump's ear by pushing science-defying advice about COVID-19, has resigned from the White House coronavirus...
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Democrats to gain seat in Senate this week, as Arizona certifies vote

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The Democratic Party will gain a seat in the US Senate later this week, as Arizona on Monday certified the results of the recent...
U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the daily coronavirus response briefing as National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien and Attorney General William Barr stand by at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Trump campaign Drops lawyer who promoted election conspiracy theories

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The Trump campaign on Sunday distanced itself from lawyer Sidney Powell, who while being part of its legal team promoted conspiracy theories and falsely...
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Report: Biden to appoint long-time aide Blinken as secretary of state

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US President-elect Joe Biden was set to announce his long-time foreign policy aide Antony Blinken as secretary of state in his upcoming administration, US...
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden

Biden’s win in U.S. state Georgia reaffirmed after full hand recount

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Democrat Joe Biden's win in southern U.S. state Georgia has been reaffirmed after the state completed its full hand recount, Georgia Secretary of...
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Obituaries occupy most of Minnesota’s most read local newspaper

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A video showing obituaries taking up two thirds of Minnesota's most read local newspaper StarTribune's pages went viral on the internet. In the video,...

Trump fires U.S. top cybersecurity official over election security statement

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U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted on Tuesday that Chris Krebs has been terminated as director of the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)...
A scinetist is doing research on a vaccine against COVID-19 in Shanghai. Photo:Yang Hui/Global Times

U.S. approves first self-administered COVID-19 test

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Tuesday that it had authorized the country's first COVID-19 diagnostic kit for self-testing at home. Users...
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Trump to order further drawdown from Afghanistan, Iraq: media

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U.S. President Donald Trump will issue a formal order to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan and Iraq as soon as this week, according to...
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U.S. COVID-19 cases top 11 million, growing one million in six days

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The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States surpassed 11 million on Sunday as states across the country moved to adopt new...
Dustin Johnson

From quarantine to green jacket, Dustin Johnson over-due for a major

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Dustin Johnson's historic Masters victory has been a long time coming for the South Carolina native, who has reigned as the world number one...
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NASA and SpaceX launch astronauts to ISS, ending reliance on Russia

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NASA and SpaceX on Sunday launched four astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) from US soil, ending nine years of reliance on Russia...
Biden

Biden team says delayed transition start hurts fight against Covid-19

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With President Trump still balking at conceding electoral defeat and public health experts forecasting a horrific new phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, calls intensified...
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US coronavirus cases soar past 11-million mark as third wave surges

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The United States surpassed 11 million coronavirus cases on Sunday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University, as the country is in the...
Anthony Fauci

Fauci: Trump last attended coronavirus meeting ‘months ago’

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Anthony Fauci, the US government's top infectious disease expert, on Sunday said President Donald Trump last attended a coronavirus task force meeting "months ago,"...
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U.S. Commerce Department not to enforce TikTok ban pending further legal developments

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The U.S. Commerce Department said that it will not enforce an order to ban popular video-sharing app TikTok "pending further legal developments," citing a...
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Biden widens lead in electoral votes, pro-Trump rallies spark concerns of disorder

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Multiple U.S. media projected Friday that Democrat Joe Biden has taken the traditionally Republican-leaning state of Georgia, solidifying his lead in the electoral votes....
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Trump campaign sues in Michigan to block vote count results from being certified

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U.S. President Donald Trump's re-election campaign has filed a lawsuit in a federal court in Michigan in a bid to block the mid-western state...
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence gestures as he attends a press conference on the COVID-19 at the White House in Washington D.C. March 10, 2020. The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States have topped 1,000 by 11:30 p.m. EST Tuesday (0330 GMT on Wednesday), reaching 1,001 with 28 deaths, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Pence cancels holiday to help Trump effort to overturn election

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US Vice President Mike Pence scrapped plans for a Florida vacation so he could help lead President Donald Trump's effort to overturn president-elect Joe...
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Georgia orders full hand recount of state’s US presidential election

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Georgia's secretary of state is ordering a full hand recount of the state's presidential election race, as he noted that the vote differential between...
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Biden names top aide Klain as incoming chief of staff

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Ron Klain, the former Ebola czar in the Obama administration, is being named as the incoming White House chief of staff once president-elect Joe...
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US AG Barr authorizes probe of allegations of voting irregularities

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US Attorney General Bill Barr has authorized federal prosecutors to probe allegations of voting irregularities in the US presidential election, US media reported...

Trump fires his defence secretary days after losing re-election bid

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US President Donald Trump has fired Mark Esper as the defence secretary and announced an acting replacement, making the announcement over Twitter. The step was...

Biden announces coronavirus task force, warns of ‘dark winter’

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Joe Biden, the new president-elect of the United States, on Monday announced the formation of a task force to plan his response to the...

Trump’s ousting of Pentagon chief sends shockwaves through Washington

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U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly fired Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Monday, sending shockwaves through Washington. "Mark Esper has been terminated," Trump tweeted. "I would...
Covid

Global coronavirus infections top 50 million – Johns Hopkins

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There have now been more than 50 million confirmed coronavirus infections around the world, according to the latest figures from the Johns Hopkins University...
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Trump refuses to concede as Biden preps transition

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Even as Joe Biden, the new president-elect, plots a presidential transition, US President Donald Trump is still refusing to concede the election, while some...
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Biden wins the US presidency, vows unity; Trump unwilling to concede

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Democratic candidate Joe Biden is the projected winner of the US presidential election, defeating incumbent Donald Trump who is showing no signs of willingness...
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Welcome back America’: World leaders congratulate Biden and Harris

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(dpa/GNA) - Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo seemed to capture the mood of many world leaders and top officials on Saturday with her tweet...
Kamala Harris

Who is Kamala Harris, Biden’s future vice president?

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Kamala Harris is heading to the White House as Joe Biden's vice-president, and is set to create more new records along the way. Harris has...