US election 2020: I didn’t vote for Trump – Republican Governor declares

Phil Scott, the Governor of Vermont, and a chieftain of the Republican party, has revealed that he actually voted for the opposition presidential candidate, Joe Biden. Scott said he had to choose country over party and voted for Democrat’s Joe Biden for president. He became the first Republican Governor in the US to acknowledge voting […]

Pollster Says Mike Pence Won Vice Presidential Debate, Voters Found Kamala Harris ‘Abrasive And Condescending’

In an interview with Fox News broadcast on Wednesday night, pollster Frank Luntz weighed in on the first debate between Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris. Luntz, who watched the debate with 15 undecided voters from eight battleground states, said that his focus group had complaints about both candidates “The complaint about Kamala Harris was […]

Malaysia opposition chief Anwar claims ‘majority,’ aims to oust PM

Muhyiddin rival says he has ‘convincing’ support but gives no numbers KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on Wednesday said he has the support of a “majority” of lawmakers, suggesting he is ready to topple the government of Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin. Anwar did not reveal specific numbers or name the parties supporting him. But […]

Mali’s president announces resignation after rebel troops launch coup

Mali’s president said he was resigning to avoid “bloodshed” early Wednesday, hours after his arrest by troops in a sudden coup that followed a months-long political crisis in the fragile West African nation. Rebel soldiers detained Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse on Tuesday afternoon and drove the pair to a military base […]

US convention season set to begin, with (virtual) spotlight on Biden

As Democrats on Monday open an unprecedented virtual convention, the party’s disparate factions are projecting a united front behind Joe Biden, brought together by their common determination to oust Donald Trump in November’s election. “It is absolutely imperative that Donald Trump be defeated,” Bernie Sanders, a former Biden rival and a keynote speaker on the […]

Trump to travel US in epic troll of Democratic convention

This week the eyes of US voters turn to Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and the Democratic convention — unless they swivel first to Republican distracter-in-chief Donald Trump. For the Democrats, the convention is the real 2020 campaign launch, culminating on Thursday when Biden accepts the nomination to confront Trump on November 3. The incumbent president, […]