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US Presidential elections: Record high voter turnout expected this time

The US Presidential elections scheduled for Tuesday is expected to see a record high turnout of voters, with polls analysts attributing this to Americans’ attempt for a change.

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As US election day approaches, inaccurate claims persist

As the US awaits election day on Tuesday, misleading claims from President Donald Trump and his opponent Joe Biden are circulating on hot-button issues including the Covid-19 pandemic, the economy and healthcare.

North America

Has covid-19 cost Trump the election?

At the end of January, a little after the first confirmed case of Covid-19 in the United States, the New York Stock Exchange hit an all-time high, and Donald Trump’s biggest concern was the impact of Boeing’s woes on the economy.

North America

The wrecking ball who came to ‘fix’ America

Donald Trump rose to power proposing a simple solution to the United States’ deepest problems: himself.

World

Fears of transition ‘chaos’ if Trump loses

Donald Trump said on the campaign that he wants a “smooth, beautiful transition” after Election Day, but he offered an ambiguous follow-up caveat: “But it’s got to be an honest vote.”

North America

The choice for the future of America

The choice for the future of America

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US Presidential elections: Here’s what Facebook and Twitter are doing to combat misinformation

With the 59th US presidential election upon us, tensions have increased on the tech-front as social media giants fight misinformation, fake news and propaganda. This election poses a unique challenge for US voters as the pandemic forces many to vote by mail and digital election campaigns become the primary approach to reach voters instead of physical campaigns.

US Elections 2020

Israeli settlers pray for Trump re-election at biblical tomb

Jewish settler leaders have prayed for US President Donald Trump’s re-election, citing his support for Israel, during a ceremony at a biblical tomb in the occupied West Bank that has been a flashpoint of conflict with the Palestinians.

US Elections 2020

Twitter, Facebook flag Trump post on Pennsylvania ballots as ‘misleading’

Twitter and Facebook on Monday labeled as “misleading” an election eve post by US President Donald Trump claiming mail-in ballots in the key state of Pennsylvania would lead to “rampant” fraud and street violence.

US Elections 2020

Trump and Biden seek battleground state votes on last full day of campaign

US President Donald Trump hunts for support in four battleground states while Democratic rival Joe Biden focuses on Pennsylvania and Ohio during the final day of campaigning in their race for the White House.

US Elections 2020

Iran’s supreme leader mocks US election

Iran’s supreme leader mocked America’s presidential election in a televised address, quoting...

US Elections 2020

Votes cast in 2 New Hampshire towns: Biden wins one, Trump the other

Two tiny New Hampshire communities that vote for president just after the stroke of midnight on...

US Elections 2020

US election day begins as polls open in New York, New Jersey, Virginia

Polling stations opened in New York, New Jersey and Virginia early Tuesday, marking the start of US...

US Elections 2020

Huge voter turnout expected despite virus, political rancor

The scourge of a global pandemic produced an election season like no other in the US, persuading...

US Elections 2020

On US election day, Trump says he feels 'very good' about chances

President Donald Trump said he felt good about his chances for victory as US election day opened...

US Elections 2020

Kanye West gives up on 2020 White House bid, eyes 2024

Rapper Kanye West on Tuesday voted for himself as the next US president after a long-shot campaign...

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The US election 2020 is the best thing on TV. Here's why.

The politics in the US and the coverage surrounding it makes for excellent entertainment, at least...

US Elections 2020

Calling a race is tricky: How AP does it

In the 2020 US general election, The Associated Press will declare winners in more than 7,000 races...

Environment and climate action

US formally exits global climate pact amid election uncertainty

The United States has formally exited the Paris Agreement, fulfilling an old promise by President...

US Elections 2020

Kanye West gives up on 2020 White House bid, eyes 2024

Rapper Kanye West has voted for himself as the next US president after a long-shot campaign marked...

US Elections 2020

Police arrest 11 in Portland, 50 in New York at protests after US vote

Police in Portland has declared riots, arrested 11 people and seized fireworks, hammers and a rifle...

US Elections 2020

Biden to restore Palestinian aid, reopen PLO office in Washington if elected: Kamala Harris

If elected US president, Joe Biden will restore economic assistance to the Palestinians and reopen...

US Elections 2020

As America counts, the world holds its breath for US election outcome

A day after Americans voted in a bitterly contested election, the rest of the world is none the...

US Elections 2020

Trump, Biden's paths to victory in US presidential election

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden today each faced narrow paths to...

US Elections 2020

Biden breaks Obama's record for most votes cast for US presidential candidate

Joe Biden has received more than 70 million votes and counting, surpassing the previous record set...

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