US health secretary praises Taiwan's Covid-19 response during rare high-level visit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The US health secretary, Alex Azar, has met with Taiwan’s president, Tsai Ing-wen, in the highest-level US visit in more than four decades, pledging “strong support and friendship” from Läs mer…

US passes 5m Covid cases as Pelosi calls Trump relief order unconstitutional

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The US on Sunday passed the grim milestone of 5m coronavirus cases, as Donald Trump’s executive orders seeking to break a political impasse over further economic relief were denounced Läs mer…

Anger over economic relief impasse as US approaches 5m Covid-19 cases – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ‘This is unstoppable’: midwest braces for a Covid-19 surge Dr Deborah Birx: voice of scientific reason or apologist for Trump? Trump signs order for coronavirus relief Sign up to Läs mer…

Big oil remembers 'friend' Trump with millions in campaign funds

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump Donations to support the president’s re-election have flooded in from a fossil fuel industry that has enjoyed three years of energy deregulation and tax cuts Donald Trump Läs mer…

‘This is unstoppable’: America's midwest braces itself for a Covid-19 surge

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Three months ago, the Republican governor of Missouri chose not to wear a mask in a shop, because he said he wasn’t going to let the government tell him Läs mer…

Trump signs order for coronavirus relief, with lower level of extra aid for jobless

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump said on Saturday that he would extend enhanced coronavirus unemployment benefits and employment taxes into next year with executive orders, but cut the level of some of Läs mer…

Trump pledges to break stimulus gridlock as millions go without Covid-19 benefits – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Trump to hold press conference this afternoon ‘We’re making it up’: How Trump’s America failed the Covid test Trumpism has taken over, but what happens if Trump loses? US Läs mer…

Doctors and medical students across the US push to register patients to vote

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; More than 60 hospital networks are taking part in campaign as some of the usual ways of registering are curbed by the pandemic An emergency room doctor in Boston Läs mer…

‘The Squad keeps getting bigger’: progressive Democrats see wave of victories

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Democrats Wins mark a dramatic shift from the spate of losses the progressive wing suffered over the last year Cori Bush poses for a portrait in St Louis, Missouri, Läs mer…

Notorious former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio loses bid to win back seat

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Arizona Known for launching immigration crackdowns, the former sheriff lost the Republican primary to his former aide Jerry Sheridan Joe Arpaio, former Maricopa county sheriff, right, lost the race Läs mer…

Can Trump ban TikTok? What the executive order means – explained

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; On Thursday, Donald Trump issued two executive orders aimed at banning TikTok and WeChat, saying the US must take “aggressive action” against the China-based social media platforms in the Läs mer…

Russia, China and Iran meddling in US elections, top intelligence official says

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US elections 2020 Statement says China is opposed to Trump but offers more concrete evidence of Russia’s efforts to undermine Biden Donald Trump and Russia’s president, Vladimir Putin, attend Läs mer…

Saudi detention of ex-official's children prompts rare rebuke from Trump administration

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Trump administration has issued a rare rebuke of Saudi Arabia over the detention of two of the adult children of a former Saudi intelligence official who has been Läs mer…

US Postal Service announces cost-saving changes amid reports of delays

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The fight to vote US Postal Service Measures will not result in immediate reduction of workforce, USPS said amid fears that delays could impact mail-in votes A mail carrier Läs mer…

Donald Trump claims Joe Biden is 'against God'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; US elections 2020 US president attacks faith of rival, who has said his Catholic beliefs helped him cope with deaths of his first wife and daughter Play Video 2:01 Läs mer…

Karen Bass: the progressive congresswoman who could be Biden's vice-president

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In Karen Bass’ home state, colleagues across the political spectrum sing her praises. Most of America is just getting to know the 66-year-old congresswoman from Los Angeles who in Läs mer…

Why a Biden presidency might not mean a return to pre-Trump foreign relations

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; European leaders, desperate for an end to the Trump presidency, are being warned that four years of Joe Biden may present them with new challenges and not a simple Läs mer…

New York attorney general accuses National Rife Association of 'years of fraud' – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 2:11 Letitia James has announced she is seeking to dissolve the NRA after an investigation by her office uncovered what she called ’years of self-dealing and illegal Läs mer…

Think ’sanctions’ will trouble China? Then you’re stuck in the politics of the past | Ai Weiwei

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The complex history of how China and the US once embraced each other should inform how the current showdown is tackled The Trump administration has floated the idea of Läs mer…

Pompeo: US removing 'untrusted' Chinese apps to protect Covid vaccine work – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 1:15 The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, says the Trump administration wants the removal of ’untrusted’ Chinese apps from service in the country. Calling popular social Läs mer…

Trump says US should take share of proceeds from proposed TikTok sale – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 1:24 Donald Trump says the Treasury should receive a share of proceeds from the proposed sale of Chinese-owned video app TikTok. The president’s plans come after he Läs mer…

'Too much power': key moments as tech CEOs face historic US hearing – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video Top US tech bosses are told that they are censoring political speech, spreading fake news and ‘killing’ the engines of the US economy in a combative and Läs mer…

‘Big companies aren’t bad’: Zuckerberg and other tech CEOs to testify in historic antitrust hearing

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; “Companies aren’t bad just because they are big,” Facebook executive Mark Zuckerberg is set to tell Congress on Wednesday, as the world’s most powerful technology companies face a historic Läs mer…

Yaël Eisenstat: 'Facebook is ripe for manipulation and viral misinformation'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer Facebook Interview Ian Tucker The ex-CIA officer on why she lasted only six months at the tech giant and her fears about its role in the forthcoming Läs mer…