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From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump and Joe Biden enter final full week of campaigning Final Countdown

Donald Trump and Joe Biden enter final full week of campaigning

The president is expected to visit a dozen states as the clock ticks down to election day while Biden is also set to step up his campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: The next US president may not be announced on election night as normal - here's why United States

Explainer: The next US president may not be announced on election night as normal - here's why

Will the next president be decided on 3 November?

From TheJournal.ie US sets coronavirus infection record as deaths climb towards 224,000 Coronavirus

US sets coronavirus infection record as deaths climb towards 224,000

Several states are reeling as the virus continues to spread.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you stay up to watch the US election? Presidential Election This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you stay up to watch the US election?

TheJournal.ie will have you covered on the night and throughout the following day as results pour in.

From TheJournal.ie Trump continues to push on Joe Biden’s oil comments Presidential Race

Trump continues to push on Joe Biden’s oil comments

The president told a rally that voters in states such as Texas and Pennsylvania oppose a transition away from the oil industry.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is not a reality show': Obama takes aim at Donald Trump’s handling of coronavirus Pennsylvania

'This is not a reality show': Obama takes aim at Donald Trump’s handling of coronavirus

Obama’s visit to Philadelphia underscores the significance of Pennsylvania.

From TheJournal.ie Record flood of early votes transforms US election Presidential Election

Record flood of early votes transforms US election

Democrats have so far out-voted Republicans by a 2-1 ratio in the 42 states where figures are available.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump and Joe Biden go head-to-head in separate town halls Presidential Race

Donald Trump and Joe Biden go head-to-head in separate town halls

The two are expected to meet for a second and final debate next week.

From TheJournal.ie Joe Biden raises record $383 million in September Presidential Election

Joe Biden raises record $383 million in September

Biden said he was “humbled” by the level of financial support.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump and Joe Biden zero in on key swing states Campaign Trail

Donald Trump and Joe Biden zero in on key swing states

Trump held a rally in Pennsylvania on Tuesday while Mr Biden spoke with seniors in Florida.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter suspends fake 'black Trump supporter' accounts United States

Twitter suspends fake 'black Trump supporter' accounts

Twitter suspended the identified profiles because they were deceiving users about their intention and their identity.

From TheJournal.ie St Louis couple indicted for waving guns at Black Lives Matter protesters The Mccloskeys

St Louis couple indicted for waving guns at Black Lives Matter protesters

The McCloskeys also were featured speakers on the first night of the Republican National Convention.

From TheJournal.ie Spain detains software creator McAfee who is wanted in US for tax evasion John McAfee

Spain detains software creator McAfee who is wanted in US for tax evasion

McAfee allegedly evaded taxes by directing his income to be paid into bank accounts and crypto-currency exchange accounts.

From TheJournal.ie Trump expected to be in hospital for 'a few days' as aide Kellyanne Conway also tests positive for Covid-19 Airlifted

Trump expected to be in hospital for 'a few days' as aide Kellyanne Conway also tests positive for Covid-19

The US president was airlifted to hospital following his positive diagnosis on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump vows to nominate a woman to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vacant seat Supreme Court

Donald Trump vows to nominate a woman to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s vacant seat

The towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice died aged 87 at her home in Washington.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Sally: Storm weakens over US after leaving one dead and streets under water Gulf States

Hurricane Sally: Storm weakens over US after leaving one dead and streets under water

The death happened in Orange Beach, Alabama.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump disputes health officials on timeline for mass vaccinations United States

Donald Trump disputes health officials on timeline for mass vaccinations

“We think we can start sometime in October,” US President Trump claimed.

From TheJournal.ie 'It will start getting cooler': Donald Trump dismisses climate change as cause of US wildfires Climate Change

'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.

From TheJournal.ie United States wildfires death toll climbs to 33 with one person still missing United States

United States wildfires death toll climbs to 33 with one person still missing

The flames have destroyed neighbourhoods and driven tens of thousands of people from their homes.

From TheJournal.ie California wildfires burn a record two million acres United States

California wildfires burn a record two million acres

Two of the three largest fires in state history are burning in the San Francisco Bay Area.

From TheJournal.ie Julian Assange fails in bid to rule out new allegations as extradition fight continues Wikileaks

Julian Assange fails in bid to rule out new allegations as extradition fight continues

Assange spoke to state he does not consent to extradition.

From TheJournal.ie Police officers involved in suffocation of black man wearing 'spit hood' in New York suspended US Police

Police officers involved in suffocation of black man wearing 'spit hood' in New York suspended

Daniel Prude died in March this year.

From TheJournal.ie Joseph Kennedy III defeated in Massachusetts senate primary Massachusetts

Joseph Kennedy III defeated in Massachusetts senate primary

In the waning weeks of the campaign, Kennedy had leaned into his family’s long political legacy in Massachusetts.

From TheJournal.ie 'It’s lawlessness, plain and simple': Joe Biden condemns rioting, looting and arson at protests United States

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Democrats accuse Trump of inflaming racial tensions in Portland Portland

Democrats accuse Trump of inflaming racial tensions in Portland

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

From TheJournal.ie Trump says Biden is destroyer of American 'greatness' as he accepts Republican nomination Election

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Laura reaches Louisiana with wind speeds of 240 km/hr Louisiana

'Extremely dangerous' Hurricane Laura reaches Louisiana with wind speeds of 240 km/hr

Videos on social media already show the damage from the storm.

From TheJournal.ie Pence warns Americans 'won't be safe' if Joe Biden wins Republican Convention

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.

From TheJournal.ie Jacob Blake: Father says son shot 'eight times' by police is 'paralysed from the waist down' United States

Jacob Blake: Father says son shot 'eight times' by police is 'paralysed from the waist down'

Protests broke out in the city of Kenosha after 29-year-old Jacob Blake was shot.

From TheJournal.ie Republicans paint dark picture of future if Donald Trump loses election Presidential Election

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.

From TheJournal.ie California wildfires some of largest in state history Wildfires

California wildfires some of largest in state history

Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes by the intense summer blazes.

From TheJournal.ie 'May you rot in prison': US Golden State Killer victims speak out California

'May you rot in prison': US Golden State Killer victims speak out

Joseph DeAngelo Jr, a former police officer, is due to be sentenced on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie US hits 5 million Covid-19 cases - the highest in the world Coronavirus

US hits 5 million Covid-19 cases - the highest in the world

The US death toll – currently at 162,441 – is also the highest in the world.

From TheJournal.ie 'We've had it': Trump extends unemployment benefits after rescue package talks collapse United States

'We've had it': Trump extends unemployment benefits after rescue package talks collapse

He said that if he is re-elected in November, he would look at the possibility of making the payroll tax permanent.

From TheJournal.ie India's coronavirus cases reach over two million Still Rising

India's coronavirus cases reach over two million

The country has the third-highest number of cases in the world.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump suggests he could accept Republican nomination from White House US Politics

Donald Trump suggests he could accept Republican nomination from White House

Use of the presidential residence for such a partisan event would break with tradition.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump says US is 'lower than the world' in Covid-19 deaths as proportion of cases Coronavirus

Donald Trump says US is 'lower than the world' in Covid-19 deaths as proportion of cases

A 30 minute interview of the US president was aired by HBO yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Oklahoma murder suspect escapes from 12th floor cell using sheets United States

Oklahoma murder suspect escapes from 12th floor cell using sheets

Pablo Robledo (34) was being held on a first-degree murder charge.

From TheJournal.ie Republicans push back against Trump’s suggestion to delay US election Presidential Election

Republicans push back against Trump’s suggestion to delay US election

Donald Trump did not deny that he was trying to cast doubt about the election results when asked directly in a news conference.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump suggests delaying presidential election amid unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud Coronavirus

Donald Trump suggests delaying presidential election amid unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud

There is no evidence of widespread voter fraud through postal voting, even in states with all-mail votes.

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