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As COVID-19 hits swing states, Biden and Trump show sharp contrast

25 Oct 2020

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio/DALLAS, Pa. President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden gave starkly contrasting messages on Saturday about the coronavirus pandemic, taking their campaigns for the White House on the road to swing states where COVID-19 cases are surging again. | Video

New Florida resident Trump casts presidential ballot for himself

24 Oct 2020

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. U.S. President Donald Trump voted in his new home state of Florida on Saturday, casting his ballot for his re-election at a public library across the street from one of his golf clubs.

Trump says pandemic will end soon after Biden blasts his handling of crisis

24 Oct 2020

PENSACOLA, Fla./WILMINGTON, Del. President Donald Trump promised supporters in Florida on Friday that the coronavirus pandemic would end soon and accused Democratic rival Joe Biden of overstating the health crisis to scare Americans into voting for him.

Sudan becomes third Arab state to set aside hostilities with Israel this year

23 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON Israel and Sudan agreed on Friday to take steps to normalize relations in a deal brokered with the help of the United States, making Khartoum the third Arab government to set aside hostilities with Israel in the last two months. | Video

Israel, Sudan agree to normalize ties with U.S. help: joint statement

23 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON Israel and Sudan agreed on Friday agreed to normalize relations in a deal brokered with the help of the United States, making Sudan the third Arab country to set aside hostilities with Israel in the past two months.

U.S. envoy secretly met associate of Venezuela's Maduro on peaceful exit but no deal: sources

22 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON A senior Trump administration envoy met secretly with a representative of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro last month to try to work out Maduro's peaceful exit from power, but no agreement was reached, three people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

In Pennsylvania, Trump touts the economy and warns of 'Biden depression'

21 Oct 2020

ERIE, Pa. President Donald Trump campaigned in the crucial battleground state of Pennsylvania on Tuesday, telling supporters he needed a second term in the White House to ensure a successful recovery from the novel coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout. | Video

Trump calls Fauci a 'disaster' and seeks to reassure his team he can win

20 Oct 2020

LAS VEGAS/WASHINGTON President Donald Trump called coronavirus expert Anthony Fauci a "disaster" on Monday, airing his frustration with the scientist during a call meant to reassure campaign staff he has a path to election victory on Nov. 3, despite trailing in opinion polls. | Video

Final Trump-Biden debate will feature 'mute' button after chaotic first clash

20 Oct 2020

WASHINGTON The final debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden will feature a mute button to allow each candidate to speak uninterrupted, organizers said on Monday, looking to avoid the disruptions that marred the first matchup. | Video

Trump blasts Fauci, seeks to reassure his team he has pathway to win

19 Oct 2020

LAS VEGAS/WASHINGTON, Oct 19 U.S. President Donald Trump blasted coronavirus expert Anthony Fauci as a "disaster" on Monday in a conference call with campaign workers and sought to reassure them he still has a pathway to win on Election Day despite slipping poll numbers.

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