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    Trump makes desperate moves to invalidate vote

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:12am on November 19, 2020

    Firing the US election security chief and pressuring local officials to throw out valid votes, President Donald Trump and his Republicans are making desperate --...

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    Will Biden be a one-term president?

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:03am on November 19, 2020

    Joe Biden, the oldest person ever to win the US presidency, will celebrate his 78th birthday on Friday. If he were to run and be...

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    US Senate blocks Trump's controversial Fed candidate

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:31am on November 18, 2020

    The US Senate on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's controversial pick from joining the Federal Reserve board, at least for now. Two Republicans joined Democrats...

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    SpaceX launches four astronauts to ISS

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:24am on November 16, 2020

    Four astronauts were successfully launched on the SpaceX Crew Dragon ‘Resilience’ to the International Space Station on Sunday, the first of what the US hopes...

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    Biden tells world leaders America is back, Pompeo hits back

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:09am on November 11, 2020

    The leaders of close US allies on Tuesday telephoned president-elect Joe Biden and pledged to work together but in an extraordinary break, America's top diplomat...

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    Biden begins transition as Trump refuses to concede

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:03am on November 09, 2020

    The United States president-elect Joe Biden took the first steps on Sunday towards moving into the White House in 73 days, as Donald Trump again...

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    Trump holds off Biden blue wave

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:35am on November 04, 2020

    The most polarized US election in decades was on a knife-edge Tuesday as President Donald Trump appeared to have held off predictions of a sweeping...

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    Delaware, Vermont elect first US transgender state legislators

    Agence France-Presse. Washington | Updated at 10:25am on November 04, 2020

    Democratic candidates in the US states of Delaware and Vermont made history Tuesday when they became the first openly transgender legislators in their states. Sarah...

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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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    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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