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Trump's birther attack on Harris shows he struggles to define her - 08/14/2020

Washington (tca/dpa) - President Donald Trump amplified a false claim Thursday that California-born Kamala Harris might be ineligible to serve as vice president, a smear that recalls the racist...

Judge to Maxwell: No, I will not delay release of Epstein documents - 08/13/2020

Miami (tca/dpa) - A federal judge denied an attempt by Jeffrey Epstein's alleged madam Ghislaine Maxwell late on Wednesday to delay the unsealing of potentially embarrassing documents in a...

Kamala Harris in California: Big winner but a polarizing figure - 08/13/2020

Washington (tca/dpa) - Joe Biden's choice of Senator Kamala Harris brings to the Democratic ticket a woman who has won three times statewide in California - but has also been a polarizing figure. She...

Britain plunges into recession after record second-quarter fall - 08/12/2020

London (dpa) - The British economy is in recession after contracting a record 20.4 per cent in the second quarter as the coronavirus crisis took hold, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said on...

Intensive talks under way to form new Lebanese government - 08/12/2020

Beirut (dpa) - Intensive talks are under way between political parties in Lebanon to try to form a government in an effort to quickly contain public anger after the massive Beirut port blast,...

Belarusian presidential runner-up 'safe' in Lithuania, says minister - 08/11/2020

Moscow (dpa) - Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, the runner-up in the disputed Belarusian election, is in Lithuania, the Baltic country's foreign minister said on Tuesday morning. "Svetlana Tikhanovskaya is...

Falwell Jr steps down as university president after social media post - 08/09/2020

New York (tca/dpa) - Jerry Falwell Jr, son of Moral Majority co-founder Jerry Falwell and ardent supporter of President Donald Trump, is taking an "indefinite leave of absence" as president and...

Trump's path to victory means winning places like Biden's hometown - 08/09/2020

Carbondale, Pennsylvania (tca/dpa) - Mayor Justin Taylor sits in his office in the century-old brick City Hall building overlooking downtown Carbondale, a framed photo of him with former Pennsylvania...

Twenty dead, more than 40 missing in southern Indian landslide - 08/08/2020

New Delhi – Twenty bodies have been recovered from the debris of a landslide that flattened a tea plantation workers’ settlement in southern India this week, and the search for more than 40 missing...

Official: 25 bodies retrieved from Beirut port blast; 45 missing - 08/08/2020

Beirut (dpa) – A Lebanese Health Ministry official says 25 bodies whose identities remain unknown have been recovered from under the debris of this week's massive Beirut port blast. The official...
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