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    Trump names 'brilliant' Barrett to US Supreme Court

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 11:18am on September 27, 2020

    President Donald Trump named Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, setting in motion a rush by Republicans to cement a conservative majority...

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    Trump blasted for suggesting he might not honour vote

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:44am on September 25, 2020

    Top Republicans and Democrats pushed back hard on Thursday against president Donald Trump’s suggestion he might not accept defeat in the November election, warning him...

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    Trump doesn’t guarantee to hand over power if he loses polls

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:02pm on September 24, 2020

    United States president Donald Trump on Wednesday refused to guarantee that he would transfer power if he loses the November election, earning scorn from his...

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    Woman arrested over ricin envelope addressed to White House

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 10:48am on September 21, 2020

    The United States authorities confirmed an arrest on Sunday over an envelope addressed to president Donald Trump that contained a substance identified as the poison...

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    US defies world to say Iran UN sanctions back in effect

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 12:12pm on September 20, 2020

    The United States unilaterally proclaimed on Saturday that UN sanctions against Iran are back in force and promised to punish those who violate them, in...

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    Millions hit by US WeChat block

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:42am on September 20, 2020

    Washington's crackdown on WeChat will disrupt communications between millions of people in the United States and their friends, families and business partners in China. But...

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    Winning war is no better than losing one

    Vijay Prashad | Updated at 12:00am on September 19, 2020

    US PRESIDENT Donald Trump and his ‘war council’ — led by secretary of state Mike Pompeo — have amplified their aggression against China. What began...

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    Trump will not attend UN General Assembly in person

    Agence France-Presse .Washington | Updated at 10:37am on September 18, 2020

    The United States president Donald Trump will not attend next week’s UN General Assembly gathering in person, his chief of staff told journalists aboard Air...

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    Hurricane Sally drenches US southeast

    Agence France-Presse. Pensacola | Updated at 11:09am on September 17, 2020

    Tropical Storm Sally downed trees, flooded streets and homes and knocked out power, reportedly killing one person, as the former hurricane pounded the US southeast...

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    Amazon to hire 1,00,000 people across US, Canada

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:41pm on September 14, 2020

    Online giant Amazon on Monday announced it would create 1,00,000 new jobs in the United States and Canada as it opens 100 new facilities in...