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# donald-trump - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

'It will start getting cooler': Donald Trump dismisses climate change as cause of US wildfires

At least 35 people have died as wildfires blaze in the western states of California, Oregon and Washington.

# donald-trump - Monday 14 September, 2020

TikTok owner chooses Oracle to acquire video-sharing app in US after Trump ordered it to sell up

The Trump administration has claimed the China-owned app represents a security risk to the US.

Covid guidelines ignored as Trump addresses large indoor rally in Nevada

Thousands of people packed into a warehouse in the state of Nevada, which has put a limit of 50 people for indoor gatherings.

# donald-trump - Friday 11 September, 2020

Trump announces peace deal between Bahrain and Israel

Trump announced the agreement following a phone call with the leaders of the two countries.

US pays tribute to 9/11 victims as pandemic forces socially distanced commemorations

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden will pay their respects at the same memorial today.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Trump wanted to 'play down' Covid-19, new Bob Woodward book claims

The Washington Post, where Woodward serves as associate editor, reported excerpts of the book, Rage, today.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

White House chief of staff 'optimistic' pandemic aid bill deal will be reached before election

“I’m more optimistic perhaps today than I’ve been in a long time,” Mark Meadows said.

# donald-trump - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Trump calls on Fox News to fire journalist for backing up claim he called war dead 'suckers'

Trump has furiously defended himself in the wake of the story in The Atlantic.

Kanye West seeks place on presidential ballot in Kentucky

The musician has been barred from Arizona’s ballot.

Russia must answer questions on Navalny 'assassination attempt'

Alexei Navalny fell ill on a flight to Moscow and is now in an induced coma in a Berlin hospital.

Donald Trump angrily denies remarks about US troops and 'losers'

Trump’s comments were reported by The Atlantic.

# donald-trump - Friday 4 September, 2020

Donald Trump denies report he said US military cemetery was 'filled with losers'

Trump also reportedly said dead US Marines were “suckers” for getting killed.

# donald-trump - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Donald Trump weighs in again to question reliability of mail-in votes

Democratic nominee Joe Biden has met the family of Jacob Blake, who was shot by a white police officer.

Biden says campaign raised record-breaking $364 million in August as Democratic nominee heads to Kenosha

His campaign has called it “the best month of online fundraising in American political history.”.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Trump describes protesters as 'domestic terrorists' during visit to Wisconsin

The city of Kenosha has been the scene of demonstrations since the shooting of Jacob Blake last week.

# donald-trump - Monday 31 August, 2020

Steve Bannon to go on trial next year on charges he defrauded $25 million from 'We Build the Wall' donors

The former White House strategist appeared in court by audio link today.

'It’s lawlessness, plain and simple': Joe Biden condemns rioting, looting and arson at protests

Biden also blamed Donald Trump for “stoking violence” in US cities.

Democrats accuse Trump of inflaming racial tensions in Portland

The city has been the site of daily protests for months.

# donald-trump - Saturday 29 August, 2020

State of the race: Here's why the electoral college map may be looking good for Joe Biden right now

Trump is on the defensive in the states that won him the presidency in 2016.

# donald-trump - Friday 28 August, 2020

Louisiana left devastated as Hurricane Laura’s remnants move eastwards

Flooding and more tornadoes are possible as the storm moves through Tennessee, Mississippi and Alabama.

US election: What’s next for the Trump and Biden campaigns?

Now the Democratic and Republican national conventions are over, what lies ahead in the battle for the White House?

Trump says Biden is destroyer of American 'greatness' as he accepts Republican nomination

The US president spoke for 70 minutes at an event held at the White House.

# donald-trump - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Explainer: How a US shooting sparked mass protests and sports teams walking out on matches

Jacob Blake was shot seven times by a police officer in Wisconsin on Sunday.

TikTok CEO resigns amid US pressure to sell video app

Kevin Mayer only joined the company in May.

Pence warns Americans 'won't be safe' if Joe Biden wins

Pence was the keynote speaker at the Republican convention last night in a parade of Trump acolytes.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

'You are not alone': Melania Trump says president will not stop until Covid-19 vaccine is found

The First Lady offered her sympathies to all those affected by the pandemic.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Republicans paint dark picture of future if Donald Trump loses election

Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley was among the key speakers at the first night of the Republican National Convention.

# donald-trump - Monday 24 August, 2020

TikTok files lawsuit challenging US government's crackdown on app

The app has been downloaded 175 million times in the US and more than a billion times around the world.

Republican Party formally nominates Trump to take on Biden in US 2020 elections

The nomination was one of the first acts of a Republican convention.

An optimistic Trump hoping for major boost as Republicans to nominate him for second term at convention

The US President is trailing his Democrat rival Joe Biden in the opinion polls.

Key Trump ally Kellyanne Conway resigns as senior White House advisor

Conway said she was stepping down to spend more time with her family.

# donald-trump - Sunday 23 August, 2020

TikTok says it's going to sue the Trump administration over crackdown

The video app has been downloaded 175 million times in the US.

Trump's convention: Donald, Donald Jr, Melania and gun-toting protest couple all pencilled in for Republicans

The Republican National Convention runs for four days from Monday.

# donald-trump - Saturday 22 August, 2020

US postmaster insists election mail will be delivered despite cuts

Louis DeJoy was speaking before a Senate committee into cuts to the Postal Service ahead of November’s poll.

# donald-trump - Friday 21 August, 2020

Joe Biden quotes Heaney and vows an 'end to national darkness' in speech accepting nomination

Biden said that “this is our moment to make hope and history rhyme”, quoting Seamus Heaney.

# donald-trump - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Former Trump advisor Steve Bannon pleads not guilty over border wall scheme

The former White House official was pulled off a yacht and arrested hours before his court appearance.

'People that love our country': Trump praises the supporters of conspiracy theory QAnon

The baseless theory suggests the US President is saving the nation from a satanic cult of child sex traffickers.

# donald-trump - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Biden officially nominated to take on Trump and 'make a nation whole'

Former US presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton spoke at the virtual event.

# donald-trump - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2016 US election?

Cast your mind back four years…

New Zealand PM hits back at Trump's 'patently wrong' Covid-19 claims

“New Zealand’s nine cases in a day does not compare to the United States’ tens of thousands,” Jacinda Ardern said.