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Aug 06 2020

Trump claims right to issue mail-in voting executive order

In the United States, the election date is set by federal law , and the January 20 conclusion of a presidential term is guaranteed by the Constitution. The legislative m...

Aug 05 2020

Northern Ireland's 'political giant' John Hume dies at 83

As the province's peace process began to progress in the 1990s with several ceasefires by the Irish Republic Army (IRA) paramilitary group, Hume worked to engage United S...

Aug 05 2020

Microsoft confirms plans for TikTok purchase, including Australian users

But if somebody, whether it's Microsoft or somebody else, buys it, that'll be interesting. Adding that the brand name is "hot" right now, Trump said, "It's a great ...

Aug 04 2020

Trump publicly criticized Fauci again and called his congressional testimony 'wrong!'

In response to the video, Trump went on a familiar rant that "if we tested less, there would be less cases". The delays have made results largely meaningless and has inhi...

Aug 04 2020

Monday White House Press Briefing With President Trump

As coronavirus cases surge across the country, the federal government continues to do absolutely nothing. Birx pushed back against the Democratic lawmaker's character...

Aug 04 2020

Murder hornet trapped in Washington state for first time

The hornet, according to the news, was found July 14 and sent to its entomology lab in Washington , D.C. The hornet was identified during processing on July 29, and work...

Aug 04 2020

Crashed plane packed with cocaine was bound for Australia, police say

They have been charged for conspiration to import almost 500 kilogrammes of cocaine worth some Aus$80 million (USD$57 million) and other related crimes , the police sai...

Aug 04 2020

Firefighters try to contain California fire, thousands evacuated

Residents of 2,586 homes, totaling around 7,800 people, had been told to evacuate, the department said. The current area of the Apple fire includes heavy brush and vege...

Aug 03 2020

Curfew imposed in Melbourne as coronavirus cases surge

There are now 11,557 cases across Victoria with 6322 still active. Andrews said hospital nurses had now worked more than 570 shifts in care homes. Exercising outdoors...

Aug 03 2020

Coronavirus vaccine will be ready by early 2021: Dr Anthony Fauci

Fauci expressed cautious optimism that by late fall to early winter, the United States may have a vaccine that is safe and effective . Fauci also said he has not se...

Aug 02 2020

Herman Cain dies of coronavirus at 74

Cain had recently started hosting a show on Newsmax TV, and was "so pumped up about playing a role in the 2020 election campaign", according to his death announcement. "...

Aug 02 2020

Son of Rupert Murdoch resigns from board of News Corporation

The Murdoch empire is divided between News Corp and Fox Corporation, the umbrella company for Fox News, which has been run by James' brother, Lachlan, following the dep...

Aug 01 2020

Documents related to Ghislaine Maxwell's dealings with Jeffrey Epstein are unsealed

The stakes are much higher now. " Ghislaine Maxwell brought me into the sex trafficking industry". The email was in response to one from Maxwell the previous day, in...

Aug 01 2020

Covid 19 coronavirus: Texas congressman blames masks for positive virus test

The anonymous aide went on to suggest that staffers in Gohmert's office have actually been discouraged from wearing masks, writing, "When probing the office, you might wa...

Aug 01 2020

Citing Election Delay Tweet, Influential Trump Ally Now Demands His Re-Impeachment

I want to have the election. Trump on Thursday for the first time openly floated the idea of postponing the presidential elections on November 3, citing irregularities in...

Aug 01 2020

DeSantis Says Florida In 'Good Spot' For Elections

A 2004 report from the Congressional Research Service made clear: "The executive branch [the President] does not now have authority to set or change the times of elec...

Jul 30 2020

Untangling the Aftermath of Ghislaine Maxwell's Arrest

The judge reasoned that the Maxwell arguments carried little legal weight when balanced against the public's right to transparency. Bail was denied and U.S. Maxwell sha...

Jul 30 2020

U.S. to move 11900 troops out from Germany: Pentagon

Trump publicly called for cutting the number of troops in Germany during a White House news conference with the Polish prime minister last month. Some U.S. A U.S. offic...

Jul 30 2020

New border restrictions for QLD after two new virus cases

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says it will hurt QLD more than it hurts NSW, and sure January. In a press conference announcing the news, Palaszczuk said they had to ...

Jul 29 2020

Hurricane Hanna lashes virus-hit Texas coast

Houston's deputy director for emergency management said Hurricane Hanna was a test of the state's ability to respond to disaster while trying to limit the spread of...