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Trump’s acceptance speech draws fewer viewers than Biden’s: data

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |    U.S. President Donald Trump’s acceptance speech drew fewer viewers than that of Joe Biden, former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential nominee, according to data released by Nielsen Media Research on Friday. An estimated 19.9 million Americans watched Trump’s speech from the White House South …

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White House mandates random coronavirus tests for staffers

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA |  The White House is mandating random coronavirus testing for staffers after President Donald Trump’s national security adviser Robert O’Brien and several others working in the White House complex tested positive for the virus last month, local media reported on Monday. The new policy is part …

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Trump asks why Fauci has higher approval rating

Washington, US | XINHUA | U.S. President Donald Trump wondered on Tuesday why Anthony Fauci, a top infectious diseases expert and key member of the White House coronavirus task force, has enjoyed a higher approval rating among the public than he has on the handling of the coronavirus pandemic. “He’s …

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Trump’s top security aide tests positive for COVID-19: report

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | Robert O’Brien, national security advisor for U.S. President Donald Trump, has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19. O’Brien has been out of the office since late last week, Bloomberg’s news outlet reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the situation. O’Brien, according to one of the people, …

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Washington’s irresponsible WHO departure betrays humanity

Kampala, Uganda | XINHUA | Washington officially notified the UN chief of its withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday, an irresponsible move that will not only hurt America’s own pandemic fight, but also hinder the world’s collective drive to beat the deadly virus. Given the track records …

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Top US general says wrong to appear with Trump at protest site

Washington, United States | AFP | America’s top general said Thursday he was wrong to appear with President Donald Trump in a photo op near the White House last week, staged after the area was forcefully cleared of anti-racism protesters. “I should not have been there. My presence in that moment …

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