President Trump: ‘That’s good news’ that Obama would campaign for Biden

U.S. 10/18/20, 07:51

President Donald Trump on Saturday, Oct. 17, said that he wanted former President Barack Obama to campaign for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. With just two weeks until the election, Obama will campaign on behalf of the Biden-Harris ticket in Philadelphia on Wednesday, a battleground state that he joined Bill and ...

NBC News journalist Kristen Welker to moderate next presidential debate

U.S. 10/17/20, 20:04

Kristen Welker, an NBC News journalist with strong ties to the Democratic Party, was selected as the next moderator of the presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden on Thursday, Oct. 22.  Next Thursday will be the second presidential debate, this time at Belmont University in Nashville. ...

Mail-in voting requests increase in the US: Pennsylvania rejects 370,000 ballot requests

2020 Campaign 10/17/20, 16:56

Election authorities in the state of Pennsylvania, rejected 372,000 applications for mail-in ballots, 90 percent because they were duplicates or confusion about the process. The repeated requests, along with confusing information on the state's website significantly increase the number of mail-in voting requests, ProPublica reported Oct. 16.  State county offices have hired ...

CNN cancels interview with rapper Ice Cube for working with Trump

U.S. 10/17/20, 15:28

Rap star Ice Cube accused CNN of canceling an upcoming interview they had scheduled, after news broke that he is working with the Trump campaign on an economic plan to help black Americans. According to Neon Nettle, the rapper was supposed to be interviewed on CNN's "Cuomo Prime Time" when, according ...

More undelivered mail-in ballots: They were in a Kentucky dumpster

U.S. 10/17/20, 15:03

Kentucky officials found a batch of more than 100 mail-in ballots in a dumpster. The finding is part of a series of similar events that took place in recent weeks. A Jefferson County contractor found 112 absentee ballots lying around, triggering an investigation by federal authorities, Fox News reported on Oct. ...

Biden scandal: FBI child pornography officer involved

U.S. 10/17/20, 11:52

An abandoned laptop computer seems to have become a Pandora's box for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son Hunter because thousands of pieces of data began to come out that allegedly involved them in possible acts of corruption. Although the hard drive had been in the hands of the ...

U.S. suggests Taiwan seek defense strategies to repel an eventual invasion of China

U.S. 10/17/20, 10:07

President Trump's National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien, urged Taiwan to improve its defense strategies against a possible "amphibious invasion" by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). While holding a teleforum with the Aspen Institute, O'Brien announced, "Taiwan needs to start looking at some asymmetric and anti-access area denial strategies.” "And really fortify itself ...