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US Votes 2020

With the world mired in a major recession, and weighed down by a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic, the United States election is taking on a new and heightened level of importance. Follow the latest news and analysis as Donald Trump attempts to win a second term and Joe Biden attempts to wrest it from his grasp.

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Donald and Melania Trump walk away after the US President pardoned two Thanksgiving turkeys on Tuesday.

First Trump pardons the turkey, then Flynn, next himself?

Unrestrained by the desire to win re-election, it’s common for presidents to issue a high number of pardons and commutations on their way out.

  • by Matthew Knott
President-elect asks Americans to practice social distancing over Thanksgiving.

Biden pleads with Americans to be careful over Thanksgiving

China congratulates Joe Biden on his win as the President-elect pleads with Americans to stay safe over Thanksgiving - while Trump phones in his Gettysberg address.

  • by Joe McDonald

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