Home / Tag Archives: united states latest news

Tag Archives: united states latest news

US election 2020: Biden votes, attacks Trump coronavirus response

As the presidential election draws near, coronavirus numbers in the United States have reached record highs, with more than 83,000 daily new cases reported over the last week Democratic candidate Joe Biden criticised President Donald Trump’s handling of the pandemic after casting his vote in Delaware on Wednesday. Newly released …

Read More »

Why Ohio is crucial to win the 2020 US election

When it comes to US elections, analysts say it is Ohio that predicts the winner. Known as the bellwether state, it has picked the winning candidate in 30 of the past 32 presidential elections. Both parties have invested heavily there, with the belief that winning Ohio means winning the United …

Read More »

Second night of unrest in Philadelphia after US police shooting

Hundreds of protesters have marched in the US city of Philadelphia for the second night running after police killed a Black man with mental health issues. Dozens of officers were injured during the unrest while several shops were looted. The police say they shot 27-year-old Walter Wallace on Monday after …

Read More »

Trump, Biden battle for swing states as US COVID-19 cases surge

The US presidential candidates are making their final push to win over voters in the states where the race will be close. President Donald Trump is campaigning in Wisconsin, where COVID-19 cases are rising fast, and claimed before several thousand supporters that the coronavirus was going away. Campaigning in Georgia, …

Read More »

Al Jazeera joins F-16 refueling flight

With the US election just a few days away, military personnel are voting from their bases worldwide. They include the biggest US military base in the Gulf region here in Qatar. The Al Udeid airbase is in the middle of a multibillion-dollar upgrade. Al Jazeera’s Stefanie Dekker joined a fighter …

Read More »

Barrett takes US Supreme Court oath deepening conservative grip

US President Donald Trump’s pick for the US Supreme Court justice Amy Coney Barrett has been sworn in after the Senate confirmed her nomination. Her controversial appointment just days before the US presidential election, gives the top court a large conservative majority. Democrats say the choice should have been left …

Read More »

Can Wisconsin be the ‘tipping point’ in the 2020 US election?

When it comes to the US presidential election, the Great Lakes state of Wisconsin may become a political “tipping point”. The traditionally Democratic state recently replaced a Republican Governor with a Democratic one. Now, the Democrats hope to recapture a state that seems to be swinging their way. Al Jazeera’s …

Read More »

White House defends Pence campaigning after aide’s COVID-19 test

US Vice President Mike Pence has continued to campaign, despite his chief of staff, Marc Short, testing positive on Saturday, as did at least four others in his circle. But spokespeople say the 61-year-old is healthy and is considered “essential personnel”, so he will continue to campaign. Democratic vice presidential …

Read More »