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US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden are battling for the presidency in a sharply divided United States. Trump has been focusing on “law and order”, Biden has been trying to strike a conciliatory note. The Black Lives Matter movement, and whether Trump will release his taxes are among the many issues…
Monday’s meeting is part of three-track talks aimed at ending the North African country’s long-running conflict.Libya’s warring factions resumed military talks in Geneva aimed at ending the country’s long-running civil war, the UN said. Monday’s meeting marks the fourth round of talks involving the Joint Military Commission under the auspices of the United Nations support…
AJ Contrast’s web experience about diaspora Uighurs and food series Fork the System earn top prizes.In a year marked by overlapping crises and coronavirus pandemic lockdowns, two Al Jazeera Digital teams have emerged with top prizes in the 2020 Online Journalism (OJA) Awards. The full roster of winners was published on Saturday following a two-week…
The clock is winding down on Washington to overcome its partisan differences and pass a new coronavirus relief aid package.Wall Street’s main stock indexes finished in the red on Monday as Washington failed again to overcome its partisan differences over a new round of virus relief aid- further dashing hopes that a fresh financial lifeline…
President Donald Trump told campaign staff on Monday people are tired of hearing from infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci and ‘all these idiots’ about the coronavirus. The Supreme Court will hear an appeal from the Trump administration on a lower court ruling the president did not have authority to divert military funds for US-Mexico…
Spot gold rose 0.3 percent to $1,910.56 an ounce at 3:37pm, New York time, after falling as much as 0.5 percent.Gold rose on renewed optimism for a preelection aid package in the U.S., while the dollar fell to a one-week low. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said a bill for a compromise stimulus package is being…
Sergeant Harold Preston, a 41-year veteran of the Houston police force, died from wounds suffered during the shooting.Houston authorities confirmed on Tuesday that one police officer was killed and another wounded while on duty during an officer-involved shooting. The shooting took place during what seems to have been a domestic disturbance involving the “estranged” partner…
Morales remains president of Arce’s party, but Bolivian president-elect says influence will be limited to that position.Bolivia’s president-elect Luis Arce said there was “no role” in his government for socialist party leader Evo Morales, who governed for almost 14 years before resigning under pressure last year and fleeing the country. Arce swept to power in…
DEVELOPING STORYWarren Buffet’s firm agreed to pay millions to settle allegations that a Turkish subsidiary sold goods knowing they would be shipped to Iran for resale, including to the Iranian government.Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc agreed to pay $4.14m to settle civil allegations that a Turkish subsidiary committed “egregious” violations of United States sanctions against…
Nigeria’s security forces have reportedly shot dead demonstrators protesting against police brutality in Lagos, according to several witnesses, as authorities imposed a curfew and promised an investigation. Four witnesses told Reuters news agency that soldiers fired at the protesters who had gathered in the Lekki district of Nigeria’s largest city in defiance of an indefinite…