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Mute buttons, Lincoln and a watch: Six takeaways from the Trump-Biden debate

Trailing in opinion polls with the Nov. 3 election just 12 days away, President Donald Trump was under pressure during Thursday's final debate to revive his flagging campaign against Democratic rival Joe Biden.

Analysts' view: Investors react to last Trump-Biden election debate

福利网站U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden debated on Thursday for the last time ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election.

Exclusive: Trump, U.S. intelligence chief push to declassify document on Russia's 2016 election role, sources say

U.S. President Donald Trump and his intelligence chief have pushed for quick declassification of a document disputing the 2017 intelligence community finding that Russia acted to help Trump get elected in 2016, three U.S. government officials familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.

In campaign's final stretch, Biden has big cash advantage over Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's campaign raised vastly more funds than U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign in early October, leaving the former vice president with a major cash advantage in the final stretch of the campaign.

Trump campaign raised $43.6 million in early October

福利网站U.S. President Donald Trump's re-election campaign had $43.6 million (£33 million) in cash as of Oct. 14 after raising roughly the same amount in the prior two weeks, according to a disclosure filed on Thursday with the Federal Election Commission.

Explainer: Red mirage, blue mirage - Beware of early U.S. election wins

福利网站Imagine that the polls have closed in Florida, counties are beginning to report early vote counts, and it looks like former Vice President Joe Biden is way ahead. An hour later, Pennsylvania counties begin to report and it seems to be a slam dunk for U.S. President Donald Trump.

Senior U.S. official accuses China of aiding North Korea cyber thefts

A senior U.S. justice official accused China on Thursday of helping North Korea launder money from massive cyber thefts it has carried out to raise funds in the face of international sanctions.

More than 47 million ballots cast in U.S. election, eclipsing 2016 early turnout

U.S. voters have cast more than 47 million votes for the Nov. 3 presidential election, eclipsing total early voting from the 2016 election with 12 days to go, according to data compiled by the U.S. Elections Project.

Obama blasts Trump's tweets, track record in 2020 campaign trail debut

福利网站Former President Barack Obama returned to the campaign trail on Wednesday with a blistering attack on Donald Trump with less than two weeks to go before the Republican president's Election Day face-off with Democratic nominee Joe Biden.

Trump rejoices as Senate panel approves Barrett while Democrats boycott

The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to a lifetime Supreme Court seat despite a Democratic boycott, clearing the way for a final Senate confirmation vote planned for Monday.

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Key moments in Trump and Biden's final presidential debate

Democrat Joe Biden renewed his attacks on President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic at the final debate before the Nov. 3 election, while Trump leveled unfounded corruption accusations at Biden and his family.

Life-like dolls act as surrogate children for some Iranian families

With rosy cheeks, delicate eye-lashes and a full head of hair, these hyper-realistic baby dolls are acting as surrogates for some Iranian families who are apprehensive of having more children.

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