Boris Johnson pledges to go ‘all out’ to secure coronavirus vaccine

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. In a message to Daily Express readers, the Prime Minister vows to do everything possible to back “brilliant scientists” in their quest to conquer the killer disease. He spoke out following confirmation that ministers have reached agreements […]

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Brexit LIVE: David Frost CONCEDES to EU in negotiations in hope of breakthrough

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. UK chief negotiator David Frost said Britain’s assessment is that a “Brexit agreement can be reached with the European Union in September” ahead of the round of negotiations with his EU counterpart Michel Barnier next week. Mr Frost, added: “As […]

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In struggle to land a blow on Biden, Trump toys with nickname change

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, who has used belittling nicknames to describe his opponents throughout his political career, toyed with a name change on Friday for his Democratic rival in the Nov. 3 election, Joe Biden. Unable to hold his signature large campaign rallies because of the pandemic, Trump brought about 300 police officers who support his […]

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Postal union endorses Biden candidacy as 'survival' of USPS at stake

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The 300,000-member National Association of Letter Carriers said on Friday that the union’s executive council had endorsed Democrat Joe Biden for president, warning “the very survival” of the U.S. Postal Service is at stake. The union criticized Republican President Donald Trump and his administration for refusing “to provide the necessary financial relief that would strengthen the agency […]

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Trump says ready to move on coronavirus aid, blames Democrats for holdup

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is ready to move stimulus money into a U.S. economy hard hit by the coronavirus crisis, but blamed Democrats for holding up a deal in talks that broke down a week ago. The Republican-led Senate and Democratic-controlled House of Representatives went into an informal recess after last week’s negotiations […]

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U.S. Postal Service warns of 'significant risk' of late ballots

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ahead of a presidential election that could see up to half of U.S. voters cast their ballots by mail, the U.S. Postal Service is warning some states that they need to provide more time for those votes to be counted. The Postal Service has told at least three states — Michigan, Pennsylvania and Washington — there is […]

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Michael Bloomberg, John Legend, Billie Eilish added as Democratic convention takes shape

NEW YORK (Reuters) – John Legend, Billie Eilish, Common and Billy Porter are among the musical artists who will perform at next week’s Democratic National Convention, officials said on Friday, while billionaire former presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg will get a prime-time speaking slot. The new names rounded out the schedule for the four-day event, which begins on Monday. The largely […]

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