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by | November 15, 2020 | 01:09

Biden led Wednesday in Wisconsin by 20,540 votes, Pennsylvania by 49,064, MI by 146,123, Arizona by 12,614, Nevada by 36,870 and Georgia by 14,108". But a handful of Republican senators on Thursday urged the Trump administration to allow Biden to receive intelligence briefings, implicitly acknowledging he could eventually occupy the White House even as they refused to recognize his win.

by | November 14, 2020 | 03:20

All other controversial provisions were removed without votes. As a proud Catholic of Irish descent, Biden was vocal with British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab during a state visit in September, according to the New York Times . The Prime Minister refused to say Mr Trump should concede defeat, as the US President continued to fight legal battles in his effort to retain the keys to the White House.

by | November 14, 2020 | 03:30

This combo pictures shows a sculpture before (right) and after being restored (left) on the exterior of an ornate office building in the city of Palencia, Spain. Capel, whose studio is across the road from the statue, said he hasn't been able to find out who completed the restoration, or who commissioned it.

by | November 14, 2020 | 02:23

Eyewitnesses told Asharq Al-Awsat that hundreds of Ethiopians have fled Tigray to Sudan's Kassalam and Gedaref bordering states. Another 1,500 refugees had already arrived on Tuesday, local officials were quoted as saying. How many people have died in the fighting? The TPLF dominated politics in Ethiopia for almost three decades before Abiy came to power in 2018, but have complained about being sidelined under his rule and tensions have soared in recent months as they became increasingly ...

by | November 12, 2020 | 01:27

The resolution , which was passed by the National People's Congress Standing Committee, could give the Hong Kong government power to disqualify opposition lawmakers without having to go through the courts, according to the South China Morning Post, which cited unnamed sources.

by | November 12, 2020 | 00:35

I'm the guy that's the moderate. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has revealed that she considered walking away from politics over the Democrats' "hostile" attitude towards progressive causes. "This isn't even just about Republicans versus Democrats". The Bronx native said that fellow House members should embrace progressiveness, stating that "they're just setting up their own obsolescence".

by | November 12, 2020 | 01:54

Project Veritas, which publicized Hopkins' story, did not waste time refuting this characterization, releasing a video of Hopkins saying that he did not recant his testimony. Hopkins was also praised by President Donald Trump on Twitter, who stated, "A courageous patriot". Project Veritas founder James O'Keefe on Saturday hailed Hopkins as "an American hero" on Twitter.

by | November 12, 2020 | 01:52

While the Shiv Sena stuck to its ground that the post of CM - irrespective of the number of number of seats it bagged - had been assured to the party, Fadnavis and the then BJP President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah countered by saying there was no such commitment.

by | November 12, 2020 | 01:27

Esper was sacked as defence secretary on Monday . Esper said he didn't want to be the "yes man" Trump was looking for, and a senor administration official told Axios that firing Esper and others was "part a settling of Trump's personal scores".

by | November 11, 2020 | 01:23

With the Trump campaign frantically attempting to challenge vote-counting procedures in several battleground states where the president's early leads have evaporated, a prominent conservative attorney and co-chair of Lawyers for Trump openly admitted in a television interview Thursday that the campaign's ultimate hope is for newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett to "come through" and decide the election.

by | November 11, 2020 | 02:02

The human rights group, Peace Now, said that Donald Trump's administration greenlighted a surge in settlement construction and planning and attempted to set in motion Israel's formal annexation of the occupied West Bank. On the Iranian question, finally, perhaps the most essential, Joe Biden prefers to negotiate with Tehran rather than sanction, and threaten, as recommended.

by | November 11, 2020 | 00:27

The news conference followed a tweet from Trump that appeared to suggest a ritzier, well-known downtown location - namely the luxury Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts. The mix-up quickly became one of the best memes of the weekend. There's even a Four Seasons Total Landscaping parody account on Twitter , warning visitors "We are a LANDSCAPING business, take care not to confuse us with a hotel".

by | November 10, 2020 | 01:50

Mr Esper, Mr Trump's fourth Pentagon chief in four years, was sacked after 16 months in the job trying to keep his head down politically as he pursued fundamental reforms to the massive Pentagon bureaucracy and sought to reshape the USA defense posture worldwide to focus on the threat of China.

by | November 09, 2020 | 01:14

Joe Biden will address the country tonight, his first speech as president elect. News channels in the U.S. have refused to broadcast the former president's speech following Biden's victory due to his unfounded claims. "It was a close contest and President Trump fought hard", he stated. She has joined British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other world leaders in offering her congratulations.

by | November 09, 2020 | 00:27

A 45-year-old homemaker, Hla Myaing, says she hopes "the party I vote for will do their best for the next five years". This year's vote comes at a time when the coronavirus is battering the economy - especially the tourism and garment industries, which are the country's main sources of hard currency.

by | November 08, 2020 | 00:32

When Donald Trump took to Twitter to take out his frustration of trailing behind in the United States election results, Thunberg retweeted Donald Trump's tweet of " STOP THE COUNT " with "Chill Donald, Chill!" In the tweet, Trump told Thunberg, 17, to work on her " anger management problem " and to "go to an old-fashioned movie with a friend".

by | November 08, 2020 | 02:12

Delhi recorded over 7,000 COVID-19 cases for the first time taking the tally to over 4.23 lakh on Friday (November 6), while the death toll rose to 6,833 with 64 more fatalities, authorities said. Masks do not prevent you from getting COVID-19, the flu, or other contagious diseases but they do, however, prevent other people from catching certain diseases from you.

by | November 08, 2020 | 01:31

In Guatemala , the military has reached a remote mountain village badly hit by mudslides caused by the torrential rains of Tropical Storm Eta . By tonight, Eta will have regained strength, becoming a Tropical Storm again with sustained winds of 50 miles per hour or more.

by | November 08, 2020 | 02:21

A win in Pennsylvania would give Biden enough Electoral College votes to win the presidential election and become president-elect. Arizona has 11 electoral votes. Some 98 percent of the ballots have been counted. Biden is also now in the lead in key states Arizona , Georgia and Nevada . Georgia's vote is now close and under the 0.5 per cent threshold gap between the candidates, meaning the losing candidate could request a recount of the vote.

by | November 08, 2020 | 02:15

Cordes said there is no indication of a substantive number of illegal votes cast, and said Trump's reference to votes arriving late was "another falsehood". "Join together and let's stop this". His campaign has filed multiple lawsuits in the States of Pennsylvania, Michigan, Georgia, and Nevada and has demanded a recount of votes in Wisconsin.

by | November 08, 2020 | 01:09

Trump weighed heavily on their minds, two-thirds said their decision was driven by their opinion of the untraditional president, either for or against. In presidential elections , a key point is the date in December when presidential electors met. "We feel good about where we are". Normally, governors certify the results in their respective states and share the information with Congress.

by | November 07, 2020 | 00:58

One is between Republican David Purdue and Democrat Jon Ossoff, the other will go to a runoff. "The votes are still being counted, but we are confident that Jon Ossoff's historic performance in Georgia has forced Senator David Perdue to continue defending his indefensible record of unemployment, disease, and corruption".

by | November 07, 2020 | 00:36

Josh Hawley, R-Mo., who tweeted support for Trump's claims, writing that "If last 24 hours have made anything clear, it's that we need new election integrity laws NOW". In 2016, Hillary Clinton carried the county by 10.7 percentage points. Trump's campaign, meanwhile, has filed lawsuits in several states, though judges in Georgia and MI quickly rejected challenges there.

by | November 07, 2020 | 01:06

There have now been almost 42,000 cases in the region, with 4,160 in the past week. Students and staff will return to class at the school on Friday, Henry said. Henry said the outbreak at Ecole de l'Anse-au-sable in Kelowna was over. The county also reported there were 159 individuals now hospitalized due to COVID-19 while 64 of them were being treated in an intensive care unit.

by | November 07, 2020 | 01:38

Mr. Raffensperger , a Republican, said that as of 10 a.m. Friday, there were a little under 5,500 votes left to be counted in Gwinnett, Floyd, Cherokee and Cobb counties. At this point, Trump can not lose Pennsylvania and still secure enough electoral votes to win the presidency. If a risk-limiting audit is undertaken, the locations and ballots selected for review should be chosen through a transparent process of random selection to prevent any manipulation of the audit itself.

by | November 07, 2020 | 00:58

Greta Thuberg has taken aim at Donald Trump . "He had exhorted her to 'Chill, Greta , chill". Skip to the present day, where the president of the United States is now yelling on Twitter in all caps, making unfounded claims of voter fraud and, as a result, having every other tweet labeled as "misleading" by the social media platform itself.

by | November 07, 2020 | 01:23

Facebook and YouTube took the video down for "glorifying" or "inciting violence", while those channels are still active. I'd put their heads on pikes, right... Mr Fauci has served as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases since 1984 and has, on several occasions, publicly disagreed with President Trump over COVID-19 management in the U.S.

by | November 07, 2020 | 00:58

Trump will ask for a recount in Wisconsin, a state The Associated Press called for Biden on Wednesday afternoon. Supporters of US President Donald Trump bang on a partition and chant slogans outside a room where absentee ballots are being counted at the TCF Center in Detroit, Michigan, on Wednesday.

by | November 06, 2020 | 01:21

However since that time local media reports have indicated that vote counting has stopped as Democrats asked the state's top court to reverse the court order. Trump's campaign engaged in a flurry of legal activity to try to improve the Republican president's chances, requesting a recount in Wisconsin and filing lawsuits in Pennsylvania , Michigan and Georgia .

by | November 06, 2020 | 00:35

All protesters wore masks and maintained social distance. Justice Barrett on the Supreme Court means the Court now has six conservative justices and three liberal justices. In 2000, it took more than a month before the Supreme Court issued the landmark Bush v. Gore ruling that ultimately decided that year's election. "I'm concerned about how she will affect this generation's future".

by | November 06, 2020 | 01:40

Perhaps no state is staring down a longer counting period than Pennsylvania. Unlike here in Canada, there is no national election authority in the U.S. The Trump campaign also is seeking to intervene in a Pennsylvania case at the Supreme Court that deals with whether ballots received up to three days after the election can be counted, deputy campaign manager Justin Clark said.

by | November 06, 2020 | 02:09

MS will fly a new state flag with magnolia and the words " In God We Trust ", with voters approving the design Tuesday. "What I wanted to do was show every Mississippian that there's a compromise out there, and we are the magnolia state", Rocky Vaughan , the graphic designer who created the flag's overall design, said .

by | November 06, 2020 | 02:17

The statement came hours after Trump campaign manager Bill Stepien said their observers were denied access at multiple ballot-counting locations. Thousands marched past boarded-up luxury stores on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue on Wednesday, calling for every vote in the US presidential election to be tallied.

by | November 06, 2020 | 02:03

The Sedgwick County Health Department reported two new deaths on Tuesday and no new deaths on Wednesday. He said: "A second surge is taking place across Europe". The chief minister said there was no shortage of beds for COVID-19 patients in the city. "This is because as an identified close contact, you have come into contact with the virus".

by | November 05, 2020 | 02:00

Questions regarding how organized Eta can stay following its time over Central America are even unknown. Guatemala, Belize, Panama and Costa Rica are forecasted to be hit with as much as 25 inches of rain. Mitch struck around the same point of the season, meandered over Central America for days and unloaded torrential rainfall. Eta is the 28th named Atlantic storm this season, tying the 2005 record for named storms.