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Mexico sees U.S. election behind migrant caravan, seeks to avoid Trump spat

 Mexico’s president on Friday said he suspected political interference behind a new migrant caravan in Central America, promising to keep his country out of the U.S. presidential race as the group splintered and some began turning back. More than 2,000 migrants, many wearing face masks

Pence tests negative for virus and will debate with Harris next week

Vice President Mike Pence, the first in line to occupy the Oval Office if President Trump becomes too ill to carry out his duties, tested negative for the coronavirus and planned to resume campaign appearances, including at the vice-presidential debate on Wednesday night, the New York Times report

Pelosi 'optimistic' of a stimulus deal, saying Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis 'changes the dynamic'

WASHINGTON -Nicholas Wu- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday she was "optimistic" about the chances of a deal on COVID-19 stimulus, arguing in a television interview President Donald Trump's positive COVID-19 diagnosis "changes the dynamic.""I think we’re coming to terms in terms of the mon

Trump is in the hospital and leaves the campaign arena for Biden

US President Donald Trump entered Walter Reed Military Hospital near Washington, on Friday, where he is undergoing an experimental treatment for Covid-19, which led to his removal from the election campaign a month before the polls. After being absent from the public square since his surprise ann

California officer involved in fatal 2019 shooting of local rapper is fired

A police officer was fired for his involvement in the fatal shooting of a California rapper last year, the Vallejo Police Department said Thursday. The officer, Ryan McMahon, was given a notice of termination Wednesday, police said. "The Notice of Termination was issued after an Internal Af

Trump's election campaign directs all of its employees who have been in contact with quarantine

The election campaign of US President Donald Trump, who announced Friday, October 2, 2020, that he was infected with the Coronavirus, has directed all its employees in contact with people with the disease to undergo quarantine. "CBS" reported that Trump's campaign manager, Bill Stephen, sent an e

Top White House staffers still not wearing masks

Hours after President Trump announced he had tested positive for the coronavirus, some of his own top aides were still appearing in public without protective masks, including most prominently White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, the conservative former North Carolina congressman. Briefing rep

Trump, Melania test positive for COVID-19

US President Donald Trump has announced that he and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19 and that both are now self-isolating. The diagnosis comes hours after a top White House aide, Hope Hicks, was diagnosed with the virus yesterday. There is speculation that the virus has

Donald Trump cuts US quota for refugee admissions

President Donald Trump's administration has proposed further slashing the number of refugees the United States accepts to a new record low in the coming year. In a notice sent to Congress late on Wednesday, just 34 minutes before a statutory deadline to do so, the administration said it intended

Venezuela's oil revenue collapses 99% in six years: Maduro

Venezuela's oil revenue has collapsed 99 percent over the last six years, President Nicolas Maduro said, blaming financial sanctions put in place by the US for much of the loss. The country is home to the world's biggest oil reserves but has seen its economy shrink by more than half under Maduro,

Senate approves bill to avoid shutdown, sending it to Trump

By a sweeping bipartisan vote on Wednesday, the Senate sent President Donald Trump a bill to fund the government through Dec.11, averting the possibility of a government shutdown when the new fiscal year starts on Thursday. Trump was expected to sign the measure before Wednesday’s midnight

'Will you shut up, man?' Joe Biden tells Donald Trump during presidential debate faceoff

It started out civilly enough, with President Donald Trump striding deliberately to his lectern, and Democrat Joe Biden nodding to his opponent and offering a "How you doing, man?” But within 15 minutes, the debate had devolved into a series of endless interruptions, with Biden, seemingly u

Trump tells far-right Proud Boys to 'stand by' in Presidential debate

Donald Trump gave Proud Boys – a far-right group known for attacking left-wing protesters in street brawls – cause to celebrate last night after telling them to “stand back and stand by” during the first presidential debate. Asked repeatedly to condemn white supremacists b

Biden releases tax returns before debate with Trump

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden released his tax returns -- a move expected to pressure US President Donald Trump to do the same before their much anticipated first debate later Tuesday. The former vice president had an income of approximately $750,000 in 2019 based on employment assets

US Elections: Biden slams Trump as a ‘clown’ as rivals quarrel in debate

  Democratic presidential challenger Joe Biden called Republican incumbent Donald Trump a “clown” on Tuesday as tension boiled over in the pair’s first televised debate ahead of the November election. “It’s hard to get any word in with this clown -- excuse me, th

Three killed in Northern California wildfire; thousands flee

A Northern California sheriff says three people have died in a fast-moving wildfire west of Redding.Shasta County Sheriff Eric Magrini announced the deaths during a Monday afternoon update on the Zogg Fire. He did not give any details about the people who died, but said more than 1,200 people are

Brazil reports 13,155 new coronavirus cases, 317 deaths

 Brazil recorded 13,155 additional confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and 317 deaths from the disease, the Health Ministry said on Monday.Brazil has registered more than 4.7 million cases of the virus since the pandemic began, while the official death toll has risen to 1

Trump, Biden head into first debate with presidency on the line

 There’ll be no handshake, but venom to spare when President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden meet in Cleveland on Tuesday for the first of three televised debates that could shake up an already volatile race for the White House.Covid-19 restrictions will give the debate moderated

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