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Trump demands China pay US$10 trillion over coronavirus pandemic

By South China Morning Post and AFP FORMER US president Donald Trump on Saturday sharply attacked infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, demanded reparations from China and denounced an investigation into his finances in a speech in North Carolina. It was Trump’s first speech in months, and he took

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With Trump impeachment trial over, wary Washington seeks to move forward

By Reuters staff (Washington) – Former President Donald Trump’s acquittal on charges of inciting a deadly attack on the US Capitol left Democrats and Republicans deeply divided today (Feb. 14) even as Washington seeks to move on with Democratic President Joe Biden’s political agenda. The Senate trial concluded on Saturday with a 57-43 vote in

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In final pre-election push, Biden and Trump also gird for court battle

By Reuters staff and published by CGTN US President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden made a last-ditch push for votes in battleground states on Monday as their campaigns prepared for post-election disputes that could prolong a divisive presidential election. Trump, who is trailing in national opinion polls, has continued to lob unfounded attacks

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Coronavirus

Trump tests positive for the coronavirus

By New York Times Washington — US President Trump said early this morning (Oct. 2) that he and the first lady have tested positive for the coronavirus, throwing the nation’s leadership into uncertainty and escalating the crisis posed by a pandemic that has already killed more than 207,000 Americans and devastated the economy. “Tonight, @FLOTUS

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