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US Presidential Election 2020

4 months ago

World News -- New Zealand's Ardern extends lockdown to stamp out coronavirus outbreak -- New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern extended a lockdown in the country's biggest city on Friday in response to the first national coronavirus outbreak in months, sticking with a "go early, go hard" approach she said has proven effective.

13 hours ago

Europe -- Factory workers down tools to join anti-Lukashenko protests -- Thousands of factory workers at key industrial plants yesterday abandoned their posts to rally against the disputed re-election of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, raising the prospect that widespread strikes could finally end his 26-year rule.

18 hours ago

US Presidential Election 2020 -- Tánaiste breaks with convention and backs Joe Biden's pick of Kamala Harris as running mate

5 hours ago

Middle East -- Lebanon gives army new power to tackle civil unrest

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World News -- Donald Trump gives credence to 'false and racist' theories about Kamala Harris

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Britain -- Teenager who murdered teaching assistant in the UK to be sentenced today

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US Presidential Election 2020 -- Harris to focus on attacking president over chaotic response to virus

18 hours ago

Europe -- Macron backs Greece as war games crank up tensions with Turkey

13 hours ago

World News -- Asian cities virus-proof public transit with smart shelters, thermal scanners

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Europe -- Half-a-billion-year-old fossil has the same eye as modern-day bees

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Asia-Pacific -- Flood waters hit pumps at main nuclear facility in North Korea

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US Presidential Election 2020 -- Joe Biden and Kamala Harris take aim at Donald Trump in debut appearance

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Donald Trump addresses 'very serious' theories about Kamala Harris's eligibility to be VP

12 hours ago

Huge wildfire near Los Angeles prompts evacuations

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Heart-stopping moment wheelchair user is pulled from tracks as oncoming train approaches

1 day ago

Spectacular lightning bolt filmed in Wales

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Trump: Harris insulted Biden and is a 'risky' vice president pick

1 day ago

Letters - Letters to the Editor - Opinion - Trump is doing something right to attract such criticism - The relentless criticism of Donald Trump has got more than tiresome at this stage. Why the constant criticism of everything he does? Why no balanced reporting here and, indeed, in the US? He must be doing something right to attract such condemnation.

12 hours ago

Pronouncing Kamala right is basic respect

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One's a headcase, the other may have lost his mind... US debate will be great -- Ian O'Doherty

12 hours ago

Are we entering a brave new world - or a frightened one? -- Ian O'Doherty

1 month ago

Trump's not in control on this Fourth of July, Covid is -- Editorial

1 month ago