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Biden under pressure to address sexual assault allegation

Washington, United States | AFP |  Presidential hopeful Joe Biden said Wednesday he has a proud history of campaigning against sexual violence, as he faces mounting pressure to respond to an assault allegation made by a former aide. The presumptive Democratic nominee has been accused by Tara Reade of assaulting her …

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Bernie Sanders ends his US presidential bid

Washington, United States | AFP | US Senator Bernie Sanders suspended his presidential campaign Wednesday, clearing the way for rival Joe Biden to win the Democratic nomination and challenge incumbent Donald Trump in November. “I have concluded that this battle for the Democratic nomination will not be successful,” the leftist Sanders told supporters in a …

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Biden clean sweep in 3 states puts him on track for Dem nomination

Miami, United States | AFP |  Joe Biden scored decisive victories in all three major Democratic primaries Tuesday, earning him a nearly insurmountable lead over rival Bernie Sanders in their race for the party’s presidential nomination. As the United States grappled with combating the spreading coronavirus pandemic, voters handed the former …

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Biden-Sanders vote proceeds in 3 US states despite virus fears

Miami, United States | AFP |  Millions of anxious Americans troop to polling stations Tuesday in three states, but not Ohio, as the coronavirus pandemic roils the nation’s Democratic primaries featuring frontrunner Joe Biden and his rival Bernie Sanders. Campaigning has shifted from rallies to online events, candidate debates are audience-free, …

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Trump declares state of emergency in coronavirus-paralysed US

Washington, United States | AFP |  US President Donald Trump declared a national emergency in what critics say was a long-delayed admission of the gravity of the coronavirus crisis that has triggered the shutdown of schools, sporting events, offices and travel in the world’s richest country. Trump’s declaration Friday frees up …

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Virus deaths soar in Italy, US deploys national guard

Rome, Italy | AFP |  Italians braced for a second day of national lockdown Wednesday after a sharp spike in coronavirus-related deaths, as New York deployed the National Guard to contain a disease that has sown worldwide panic. Europe’s hardest-hit country said the death toll from the COVID-19 virus had risen …

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Biden says fighting for US ‘soul’ after big primary wins

Philadelphia, United States | AFP |  Joe Biden moved a step closer on Tuesday to a November showdown with Donald Trump, notching up big primary wins over Bernie Sanders, his sole remaining challenger for the Democratic presidential nomination. Biden, 77, the centrist former vice president, scored a resounding win in Michigan, …

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Biden, once counted out, rebounds on Super Tuesday

Washington, United States | AFP |  For a candidate left for dead just weeks ago, Joe Biden has scored a dramatic comeback in the Democratic White House race, capped by victories over chief rival Bernie Sanders in a majority of the 14 states contested on Super Tuesday. After going zero for …

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Biden seizes momentum with strong Super Tuesday

Houston, United States | AFP |  Joe Biden seized the momentum in the race to become the Democratic challenger to President Donald Trump with a string of Super Tuesday victories against leftist rival Bernie Sanders after his candidacy had seemed close to collapse. A self-described democratic socialist who wants to reshape …

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