U.S. Presidential election 2020 | Donald Trump says no to virtual debate with Joe Biden

The Commission on Presidential Debates said Mr. Trump and Mr. Biden will appear from remote locations, while voters and the moderator will ask them questions from the original debate site in Miami. President Donald Trump vowed Thursday not to participate in next week’s debate with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden …

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U.S. to distribute 150 million rapid COVID-19 tests: Trump

On August 27, the Trump administration had awarded a contract for USD 760 million to Abbott for the delivery of 150 million of these Abbott BinaxNOW rapid tests. U.S. President Donald Trump has announced plans to distribute a whopping 150 million 15-minute rapid COVID-19 tests in the coming weeks, a …

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Trump nominates conservative Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

The U.S. President is hoping the move will serve to galvanise his supporters as he looks to fend off Democrat Joe Biden in the upcoming polls. U.S. President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that …

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‘No decision on Assange extradition before U.S. poll’

He faces espionage charges there. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will have to wait until after the U.S. election to find out whether he will be extradited to face espionage charges there, the British judge presiding over his hearing said on Friday. Mr. Assange faces 18 charges in the U.S. relating …

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Take Trump seriously when he doesn’t commit to orderly transfer of power: Sanders

Bernie Sanders said he backed calls for a non-partisan commission to oversee the election and help reassure voters. Former contender for the Democratic nomination, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders jointed a host of voices that expressed alarm at U.S. President Donald Trump’s refusal to commit to the peaceful transfer of power …

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Donald Trump signs U.S. healthcare executive orders that may have little impact

Donald Trump lags Joe Biden in national opinion polls, especially on the question of who would better handle healthcare. U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday signed two executive orders on healthcare for Americans that lawyers said will carry little weight, as the president seeks to boost his flagging credibility with …

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Indian Americans have powered economic growth of U.S.: Biden

Indian Americans, with their hard work and entrepreneurship, have powered the economic growth of the United States and helped forge cultural dynamism in the country, Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden said on Tuesday. Addressing a national virtual fundraiser organised by Indian Americans, Biden assured the community …

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Donald Trump to reveal Supreme Court pick by Saturday

Speaking to reporters at the White House, Mr. Trump said he was zeroing in on one or two candidates among five who are under consideration. President Donald Trump raced on Monday to cement a conservative majority on the U.S. Supreme Court before the Nov. 3 election, telling reporters he planned …

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