Donald Trump refuses to accept Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 presidential election

Donald Trump refuses to accept Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 presidential election, but his former chief economic adviser has praised the Biden-Harris campaign. Gary Cohn, who was Trump’s chief economic adviser from 2017 to 2018, tweeted on Sunday: “Congrats to President-elect @joebiden and Vice President-elect @kamalaharris. I wish them great success in leading our country. With over 145M votes cast, both campaigns should be applauded for getting an unprecedented number of citizens engaged in the democratic process.” The first world leader to break the silence, however, was Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau, who made no mention of … Continue reading Donald Trump refuses to accept Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 presidential election

The UK has given training and support to Nigerian security forces

The UK has given training and support to Nigerian security forces, condemned for their brutal crackdown of protesters in recent weeks, The Independent can reveal. Nigeria has faced international criticism, including from British foreign secretary Dominic Raab, for its handling of recent anti-police demonstrations across Lagos state.   But the woman said she was the baby’s aunt, Yahoo News reports. According to La Repubblica, police are looking for two women in the case. “We’re learning to live with it, we have no choice. We can’t lock ourselves up in a basement like Joe does,” Mr Trump, 74, said in response to … Continue reading The UK has given training and support to Nigerian security forces

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has denied having any intentions to run for the White House

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has denied having any intentions to run for the White House after sparring with Donald Trump over a lack of federal assistance amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Democrat told reporters during a press briefing on Saturday that he had “no political agenda” or plans to hold higher office after his tenure as the state’s governor. Africa’s 54 countries have so far reported fewer than 20,000 confirmed cases of the disease, just a fraction of the more than two million cases reported globally. Africa has recorded more than 1,000 deaths from Covid-19 so far as of … Continue reading New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has denied having any intentions to run for the White House

Joe Biden vowed to pick a woman as his running-mate as polls suggested he is set to cement an unassailable lead over Bernie Sanders

Joe Biden vowed to pick a woman as his running-mate as polls suggested he is set to cement an unassailable lead over Bernie Sanders with victories in four state primaries tonight. Mr Biden, 77, made his pledge on his vice-presidential choice during a feisty duel with Mr Sanders in their first head-to-head TV debate. Polls gave him double-digit leads in Arizona, Florida, Illinois and Ohio. The document, seen by the Daily Telegraph, proposes that these criteria ‘must include age of less than 80’. Doctors have already described making life-or-death decisions about who can be treated and who may effectively be … Continue reading Joe Biden vowed to pick a woman as his running-mate as polls suggested he is set to cement an unassailable lead over Bernie Sanders

A Japanese man has been sentenced to death after killing 19 disabled people

A Japanese man has been sentenced to death after killing 19 disabled people in a knife-wielding rampage in 2016. Satoshi Uematsu, 30, admitted to stabbing to death or injuring the victims at a care centre for people with mental disabilities where he had once worked in Sagamihara, southwest of Tokyo. It was the standout development of a joust overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic. Originally scheduled to take place in Phoenix, Arizona, the debate was moved to Washington and had no studio audience. The two candidates’ podiums were placed precisely six feet apart, in accordance with public health guidelines, and they … Continue reading A Japanese man has been sentenced to death after killing 19 disabled people