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US elections 2020

Mohan Guruswamy | Why so many US desis are in favour of Trump

A recent opinion poll in the US suggests that some 28 per cent of Indian origin voters are leaning towards Trump and the rest are for Biden

21 Oct 2020 10:13 AM

Cyber criminals hack tech company whose software is used by US state and local governments

The extent of the breach is unclear, but the company Tyler Technologies told customers that it affected only internal files.

24 Sep 2020 7:53 PM

Trump accuses Biden of taking performance-enhancing substance

Trump repeated his demand that Biden should undergo a drug test before their first of three presidential debates scheduled for September 29

16 Sep 2020 2:13 PM

Trump and Harris head for California as US wildfires ignite political row

The history-making blazes have now burned through nearly five million acres (two million hectares) across the US West

14 Sep 2020 1:41 PM

Russian hackers suspected in targeting Biden campaign firm

US intelligence agencies have raised alarms about possible efforts by foreign governments to interfere in the November presidential election

10 Sep 2020 4:50 PM

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US intelligence official told to halt Russian election meddling threat assessments: Whistleblower

Trump has repeatedly dismissed reports that Russia is continuing to interfere in the 2020 race, claiming China is the more pernicious threat

10 Sep 2020 9:18 AM

Trump may be down in the polls, but he's tops for bettors

All the action is happening on foreign gambling sites as betting on national or local elections is illegal in US

06 Sep 2020 10:50 AM

Trump encourages supporters to try to vote twice, sparking uproar

The US president has repeatedly asserted that mail-in voting would increase fraud and disrupt the November election

04 Sep 2020 8:57 AM

US states told to be ready for vaccine distribution by November 1

The timeline raised concern among public health experts about a vaccine approval driven by political considerations ahead of the election

03 Sep 2020 9:02 AM

White House halts election security briefings to Congress

Democrats in Congress reacted with fury, describing the move as 'shameful' and accusing Trump of covering up Russian interference

30 Aug 2020 10:13 AM

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Kamala Harris 'not competent' to be US president, Ivanka is better: Trump

This was Trump's first election rally after he formally accepted the nomination of the Republican Party for the presidential election

29 Aug 2020 1:04 PM

Kanye West sues Ohio election head to get on November ballot

West's emergency filing comes days after nearly 15,000 signatures and other paperwork he submitted earlier this month was rejected

27 Aug 2020 3:08 PM

Pompeo supports Trump's re-election bid, breaks longstanding precedent

The decision to speak at the convention breaks with the longstanding precedent of sitting secretaries of state avoiding partisan politics

26 Aug 2020 10:24 AM

Republicans tout Trump's leadership on economy despite coronavirus setbacks

In an appeal to Black voters, Trump in a video also issued a pardon to Jon Ponder, a Black man who has become an advocate for other inmates

26 Aug 2020 9:35 AM

US House passes bill to reverse changes blamed for mail delays

The rare Saturday session also approved to send $25 billion to shore up the agency ahead of the November election

23 Aug 2020 9:21 AM

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US convention season set to begin with (virtual) spotlight on Biden

Apart from the pandemic, another event that threatens to steal the show is a last-minute Trump campaign tour

20 Aug 2020 9:52 AM

Trump admits he's blocking postal cash to stop mail-in votes

Without the additional money, the Postal Service won’t have the resources to handle a flood of ballots from voters

14 Aug 2020 1:21 PM

Facebook launches voting information centre to stop fake news' effect on US election

It will serve as a one-stop-shop to give people in the US the tools and information they need to make their voices heard at the ballot box.

13 Aug 2020 3:44 PM

Surprised that Biden picked 'disrespectful' Kamala Harris as running mate, says Trump

Commenting on Vice President Mike Pence, Trump said he has been fantastic at his work

12 Aug 2020 2:12 PM

Trump, Biden convention plans turn upside down by virus concerns

Compared to Trump, Biden hasn’t been so publicly reluctant to scale back his convention, expressing doubts about a full arena

06 Aug 2020 1:01 PM

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