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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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Business

Trump bans transactions with 8 Chinese apps including Alipay

By Reuters and published by VOA News Washington: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday (Jan. 5) signed an executive order banning transactions with eight Chinese software applications, including Ant Group’s Alipay, the White House said, escalating tensions with Beijing before President-elect Joe Biden takes office this month. The order, first reported by Reuters, tasks the

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Trump mounts legal assault as Barr authorizes probes of vote irregularities

By Reuters staff, published by US News Washington/Wilmington, Del. – US President Donald Trump will push ahead on Tuesday with legal challenges to the results of last week’s election after US Attorney General William Barr told federal prosecutors to look into any “substantial” allegations of voting irregularities. Barr’s directive to prosecutors prompted the top lawyer

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Biden edges closer to White House win as Trump mounts legal challenge

By Reuters staff and published by Jerusalem Post Washington – Democrat Joe Biden moved closer to victory in the US presidential race on Thursday (Nov. 5) as election officials tallied votes in the handful of states that will determine the outcome and protesters took to the streets. Incumbent President Donald Trump alleged fraud, filed lawsuits

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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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