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US economy grows by 33% but faces renewed threat from pandemic

The US economy grew at a record 33.1% annual rate in the July-September quarter but has yet to fully rebound from its plunge in...

Hackers steal millions from Republicans seeking Trump re-election

Hackers have stolen 2.3 million dollars (£1.93m) from the Wisconsin Republican Party’s account that was being used to help re-elect Donald Trump in the...

Protests flare in Philadelphia after police kill black man

More than a dozen people have been arrested and more than 30 officers were injured in protests stemming from the fatal police shooting of...

Amy Coney Barrett confirmed as US Supreme Court justice

Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed as the newest member of the US Supreme Court by a deeply divided Senate on Monday, as Republicans overpowered...

Jared Kushner says black people must ‘want to be successful’

Presidential adviser Jared Kushner says that President Donald Trump wants to help black people in America, but they have to “want to be successful”...

Mike Pence’s top aide tests positive for coronavirus

A spokesman says vice president Mike Pence will continue with his aggressive campaign schedule after his chief of staff, Marc Short, tested positive for...

Mike Pence’s top aide tests positive for coronavirus

A spokesman says vice president Mike Pence will continue with his aggressive campaign schedule after his chief of staff, Marc Short, tested positive for...

I voted for a guy named Trump, says president after casting ballot in Florida

President Donald Trump has cast his ballot in the US election, telling reporters afterwards: “I voted for a guy named Trump.” Mr Trump voted in...

President Trump continues to push on Joe Biden’s oil comments

President Donald Trump has tried to keep the focus on Democrat Joe Biden’s comments in the final presidential debate about supporting a “transition” away...

Police officer who shot black couple inside car is sacked

A suburban Chicago police officer has been sacked after shooting a black couple inside a vehicle, killing a 19-year-old man and wounding his girlfriend. The...

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US Covid-19 cases surge past nine million

The US now has nine million confirmed cases of coronavirus, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, as infections continue to rise in...

National Guard arrives in Philadelphia after days of unrest

The Pennsylvania National Guard has arrived in Philadelphia after days of protests, store break-ins and ATM thefts after a black man holding a knife...

Scientists find Madagascar chameleon last seen 100 years ago

Scientists say they have found an elusive chameleon species that was last spotted in Madagascar 100 years ago. Researchers from Madagascar and Germany said they...

Japan tries hi-tech experiments in bid to get more fans into sports stadiums

Officials in Japan are using some hi-tech devices to see if they can fill sports stadiums closer to capacity during the Covid-19 pandemic. The baseball...

Indian figures reveal downward trend in coronavirus infections

India has reported 48,648 new coronavirus cases, continuing a downward trend in infections even as the country’s caseload has crossed eight million and is...
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