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Trump calls Kamala Harris 'lunatic' in first rally since Biden exit

Donald Trump launched a volley of attacks against US Vice President Kamala Harris Wednesday, calling her a "radical left lunatic" in his first rally since she became the de facto Democratic Party nominee for November's election.

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Biden says time to pass torch to 'younger voices'

US President Joe Biden told Americans Wednesday he quit the 2024 election to unite the country, saying in a historic Oval Office speech that it was time to pass the torch to "younger voices."

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Biden to address US as clock ticks on presidency

US President Joe Biden will give what could be his final Oval Office speech Wednesday to explain why he dropped out of November's election and deny that he will spend six months as a lame duck

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Harris bashes Trump over 'fear and hate,' promises compassion in debut rally

US Vice President Kamala Harris assailed Donald Trump on Tuesday at her first campaign rally since replacing President Joe Biden as the Democratic presidential candidate, while a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll showed her taking a marginal lead over her Republican rival

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Blinken heads to SE Asia to reaffirm ties with strategic allies

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken heads to Southeast Asia this week to deepen ties with Washington’s strategic allies, an official said Monday, as the United States seeks to bolster its regional stance against an increasingly assertive China.

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US Secret Service chief resigns

US Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle resigned yesterday, a day after acknowledging that the agency failed in its mission to prevent an assassination attempt against Donald Trump.

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Us presidential race: What happens after Biden exit?

US President Joe Biden’s decision Sunday to withdraw from the presidential race at such a late date -- just over 100 days until the November 5 election -- is unprecedented in modern US electoral history.

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Trump, Vance heap scorn on Biden, Harris

Donald Trump and running mate J D Vance on Sunday slammed the record of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, as the incumbent bowed out of the White House race and sought to pass the torch to his number two.

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US Presidential race: Biden exit offers scope, pitfalls for Democrats

Joe Biden’s withdrawal from the US election offers Democrats the precious opportunity for a late reset in a campaign that was going badly -- but ushers in an uncertain few weeks that will make or break their chances against Donald Trump.

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Biden quits race amid criticism

US President Joe Biden has withdrawn from the presidential race amid growing calls by his Democratic peers, reports BBC.

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Biden working towards what’s best for US

US President Joe Biden is working towards a decision on whether to stay in the presidential race that is good for the country, Senator John Hickenlooper told Reuters, noting sadness among Democrats about the president while stopping short of saying he should step aside.

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Biden tests positive for Covid, fueling health worries

US President Joe Biden tested positive for Covid with mild symptoms Wednesday, shortly after conceding he would consider dropping his reelection bid if doctors diagnosed him with a serious medical condition.

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Trump to rally unified Republicans in convention finale

Donald Trump was set to get the red carpet treatment yesterday as he accepts the Republican nomination to run for US president in a hotly-anticipated speech capping a historic party convention dominated by the weekend attempt on his life.

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Biden tests positive for Covid, fueling health worries

US President Joe Biden tested positive for Covid with mild symptoms Wednesday, shortly after conceding he would consider dropping his reelection bid if doctors diagnosed him with a serious medical condition

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At Republican convention, Trump watches ex-rivals fall in line

Donald Trump returned to the Republican National Convention Tuesday for a night intended to unify the party, as his defeated rivals for the nomination lined up to heap praise on the official US presidential candidate

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Biden defends ‘mental acuity’

US President Joe Biden defended both his “mental acuity” and his rhetoric about Donald Trump Monday, in a second TV interview aimed at ending calls for him to quit his re-election bid following a disastrous debate.

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Melting ice caps slow Earth’s spin

It’s well known that as far as the climate crisis goes, time is of the essence.

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Biden commits to second Trump debate in September

Joe Biden on Monday pledged to meet Donald Trump for another presidential debate in September, after he was heavily criticized for his performance in their previous encounter last month

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