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    Philadelphia curfew as anger boils over police killing of Black man

    Agence France-Presse . Philadelphia | Updated at 11:16pm on October 29, 2020

    Officials in the US city of Philadelphia announced a nighttime curfew Wednesday following two nights of unrest over the latest police killing of a Black...

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    Joe Biden -- a life's work in Washington

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 06:06pm on October 29, 2020

    A stalwart of American political life for decades, Joe Biden, 77, has experienced many ups and downs during his long career in Washington, which he...

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    Trump, Biden battle for Florida as race nears end

    Agence France-Presse. Miami | Updated at 05:56pm on October 29, 2020

    President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden will rally voters just hours apart in the Florida city of Tampa on Thursday, their campaign paths crossing...

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    UN, World Bank urge school openings amid pandemic

    Agence France-Presse.United Nations | Updated at 10:27am on October 29, 2020

    The United Nations and World Bank pleaded in a new report on Wednesday for schools to remain open despite COVID-19 risks, highlighting the damage the...

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    Biden insists he’ll tackle coronavirus as Trump pushes super-recovery

    Agence France-Presse . Warm Springs | Updated at 11:07pm on October 28, 2020

    Joe Biden flayed Donald Trump on Tuesday with accusations the US president has surrendered to a surging pandemic, as the Democrat took his campaign to...

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    Melania finally hits stump for Trump

    Agence France-Presse . Atglen | Updated at 11:06pm on October 28, 2020

    First Lady Melania Trump on Tuesday hit the campaign trail for her president husband for the first time on her own this year, praising him...

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    Trump campaign website broken into by hackers

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:36am on October 28, 2020

    Hackers briefly broke into Donald Trump's campaign website on Tuesday, just a week before Election Day, officials and reports said. ‘This site was seized,’ said...

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    Barrett takes oath as US SC justice

    New Age Desk | Updated at 10:43am on October 27, 2020

    President Donald Trump held a hasty swearing-in ceremony on Monday night following the Senate’s confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett, who will become the 115th justice...

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    US sales coastal defense systems to Taiwan for $2.4bn

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:35am on October 27, 2020

    The United States on Monday said it had approved a $2.4 billion sale of 100 Harpoon coastal defense systems to Taiwan, defying Beijing's anger over...

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    Biden, Obama slam Trump’s COVID-19 steps

    Agence France-Presse . Waukesha | Updated at 02:35am on October 26, 2020

    An energised Joe Biden and Barack Obama on Saturday accused Donald Trump of a massive screw-up in his handling of the coronavirus, but the US...

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