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Trump postpones G7 summit until after US election

Trump postpones G7 summit until after US election

President Donald Trump said Monday that he will look to postpone the G7 meeting until after the election in November, after a previous delay due to Covid concerns. “I’m much more inclined to do it sometime after the election,” Trump told reporters at a news briefing. “We were going to do it in September.” The…MORE

Nevada fights Trump campaign arguments in mail-in voting court case

Nevada fights Trump campaign arguments in mail-in voting court case

The Nevada secretary of state has asked a federal court to dismiss a recent challenge from the Trump campaign to the state’s plan to send absentee ballots to all active voters. The move positions Nevada to be a major battleground in the court fight over mail-in voting. In the filing on Monday — six days…MORE

Stalled stimulus talks could mean thousands of furloughs and halt US immigration system

Stalled stimulus talks could mean thousands of furloughs and halt US immigration system

The federal agency responsible for granting citizenship, providing immigration benefits and processing visa applications could furlough two-thirds of its workforce at the end of the month after negotiations over the next stimulus package stalled. US Citizenship and Immigration Services, an agency within the Department of Homeland Security, told Congress in May that it expected to…MORE

More than 100 Black men urge Biden to pick Black woman as vice president

More than 100 Black men urge Biden to pick Black woman as vice president

More than 100 Black men on Monday signed an open letter to presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden urging him to pick a Black woman as his┬ávice president, writing that “failing to select a Black woman in 2020 means you will lose the election.” The letter represents a last-minute push by outside groups to pressure…MORE

Trump calls on college football games to resume amid coronavirus pandemic

Trump calls on college football games to resume amid coronavirus pandemic

President Donald Trump is calling for college football games to resume this season, as athletic conferences consider canceling or postponing play due to the coronavirus pandemic. “The student-athletes have been working too hard for their season to be cancelled,” the President tweeted on Monday, adding the hashtag #WeWantToPlay. Another tweet simply said: “Play College Football!”…MORE

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