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  World   Americas  26 Aug 2020

World, Americas, 26 Aug 2020

Gunfire kills one as Wisconsin protests turn to chaos

Crowds chased a man running down the street with a rifle after they believed he had shot another man

26 Aug 2020 3:34 PM

Indian software developer Sudha Narayanan becomes US citizen in rare ceremony at White House

Trump hosted a naturalisation ceremony at the White House as part of the Republican National Convention

26 Aug 2020 12:39 PM

Republican campaign hopes to show Trump as human to win back lost support

The attempt to humanize Trump is calculated to win back senior and suburban voters who have abandoned him due to his aggressive rhetorics

26 Aug 2020 12:01 PM

Biden campaign ‘flooding the zone’ with celebrity backers

The campaign often pairs celebrities with lesser-known officials from all levels of government to make personalized pitches to voters

26 Aug 2020 11:32 AM

Bolsonaro's son Flavio tests positive for virus in Brazil

The senator's office said he is taking Hydroxychloroquine, which his father has aggressively pushed as a treatment for COVID-19

26 Aug 2020 11:11 AM


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

Black man shot by police in Wisconsin paralyzed, 'fighting for his life,' family says

Jacob Blake was shot from behind at point-blank range in a hail of bullets fired by police as he walked away from officers to his car

26 Aug 2020 9:02 AM