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Biden names top campaign staff, U.S. congressman to White House roles

President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday named several top advisers from his election campaign and a Democratic congressman as senior White House aides, sticking with a tight inner circle as he transitions to the White House.   Biden is focused on preparing to take over the presidency on Jan. 2


Biden says ‘more people may die’ if Trump blocks pandemic cooperation

The Democratic president-elect Joe Biden said on Monday “More people may die” if outgoing President Donald Trump continues blocking a transition of power and his administration continue to refuse to coordinate on the coronavirus pandemic, national security, policy issues and vaccine pl


New Jersey tightens restrictions as COVID-19 surges across the United States

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on Monday announced stricter capacity restrictions for both indoor and outdoor gatherings as more U.S. states took steps to combat the latest coronavirus surge.  Starting on Tuesday, a maximum of 10 people will be allowed to gather indoors in New Jersey, down


Trump campaign abandons parts of Pennsylvania election lawsuit

U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign on Sunday dropped a major part of a lawsuit it brought seeking to halt Pennsylvania from certifying its results in the presidential election, narrowing the case to a small number of ballots.   In an amended complaint filed in federal court, the T


Georgia Democrats Ossoff, Warnock challenge Republicans to debate in Senate runoff

Democratic candidates in a pair of U.S. Senate runoff races in Georgia on Monday challenged the two incumbent Republican senators to debates ahead of a Jan. 5 vote that will decide control of the Senate. Democrat Jon Ossoff said he had accepted invitations from six media outlets to debates, and u


Biden advisers urge immediate COVID-19 action as infections mount

US President-elect Joe Biden’s top advisers on Sunday called for urgent action to address the nation’s “deeply alarming” COVID-19 epidemic and warned that Republican President Donald Trump’s transition delay could further jeopardize the battle against the virus, inclu


The President of Venezuela affirms his country's continued support for the Palestinian people

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro affirmed that his country will continue its support for the Palestinian people and their cause, on top of which is their right to establish their independent state. This came during a message that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas received from his Venezuelan


Biden campaign says Georgia's U.S. presidential recount reveals no irregularities

Georgia’s presidential election recount has shifted vote totals “almost imperceptibly,” offering no evidence of widespread irregularities in the battleground state for which Democrat Joe Biden has been projected to win, his campaign said on Sunday.


Trump: Biden won the media's eyes ... There's still a long way to go

US President Donald Trump admitted, Sunday, November 15, 2020, for the first time since the announcement of Joe Biden's victory as president, he recognized his opponent's victory, but linked it to fraud. President Trump said on Twitter, "Biden won because the elections were rigged, and observers


Argentina: Tightening border measures, following warnings about the entry of bomb-made materials

The Argentine authorities confirmed tightening security measures on its borders with Paraguay, after its embassy in the United Kingdom received anonymous information alerting the authorities to the possible entry of bomb-making materials across its northern borders. The Argentine Security Ministr


Peru: Three people were killed during demonstrations against the new president

Three people were killed in the capital of Peru, Lima, yesterday Saturday 14 November 2020, during a new day of protests that were "suppressed by the police" against Manuel Merino's assumption of the presidency. The speaker of the Peruvian parliament, Luis Valdez, called for the resignation of th


Trump campaign drops lawsuit in Arizona and loses law firm support

The Trump campaign faced a series of legal setbacks on Friday as it dropped a lawsuit in Arizona, lost the representation of a second law firm and a bid to delay the certification of the vote in Michigan. In Arizona, a state that President-Elect Joe Biden became the first Democrat to win since 19


Donald Trump sets up clash with New York while pushing imminent vaccine availability

President Donald Trump on Friday offered a rosy update on the race for a coronavirus vaccine as he delivered his first public remarks since his defeat by President-elect Joe Biden. Mr Trump spoke from the Rose Garden as the nation sets records for confirmed cases of Covid-19, hospitalisations rea


US election: Biden wins Georgia as state begins hand recount

President-elect Joe Biden solidified his US election victory by winning the state of Georgia as President Donald Trump appeared to acknowledge his loss for the first time on Friday by saying "time will tell" if another administration takes over soon.   North Carolina, the only other bat


US Ambassador to Beirut Renews Accusations Against Bassil

US Ambassador Dorothy Shea said Friday that Free Patriotic Movement leader Gebran Bassil covers Hezbollah’s weapons while the Shiite party covers his corruption, confirming that her country has not stopped its support for Lebanon. Shea said during an online conversation with the Cente


Trump Supporters Head to the Streets as he Pushes False Election Claims

President Donald Trump’s supporters will take to the streets on Saturday to back his unsubstantiated claims of election fraud as he pushes ahead with a flurry of longshot legal challenges to overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. Trump has made little headway in the court


5.5 magnitude earthquake hits Nevada early Friday morning

A 5.5 magnitude earthquake hit Nevada in the early Friday morning hours, according to the US Geological Survey. The quake hit a little more than 20 miles southeast of Mina and was followed by aftershocks nearby. Mina is about 160 miles southeast of Reno.   Earlier thi


Corona injuries exceed the 282,000 in Canada

The Canadian health authorities announced that confirmed cases of Coronavirus have crossed 282,000 since the start of the epidemic. As of Friday, November 13, 2020, Canada had recorded 282,577 injuries, of which 226,775 patients recovered, while the number of deaths reached 10,768 cases. And the




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