According to Forbes magazine, more than 50 million Americans have already voted in the presidential election in the United States, as authorities have adjusted the electoral system due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Many Americans have voted by mail, a measure that Donald Trump has harshly criticised, saying it may result in voter fraud.
With the US presidential election entering its final week, Donald Trump is gearing up for a punishing tempo of massive campaign rallies across key battleground states - including three in one day next Tuesday. Meanwhile Democrat Joe Biden is sticking to his socially-distanced drive-in events.
Earlier this week, Texas became the 11th US state to join the Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against Google over the Internet giant’s alleged abuse of online search dominance.
The GOP-controlled Senate is expected to hold a final vote on Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination as a new justice on 26 October.
Sputnik staff were surprised to get free publicity from HBO's show based on sacked FBI Director James Comey's fanciful memoirs of the 2016 US election - because the network hadn't bothered to fact-check or even contact the news site before writing it into the script.
It is very rare for animal watchers to see two snakes going for the same prey, and in this fight, the prize was an unlucky frog.
Donald Trump prides himself on outdoing his rivals at every turn. The President famously bragged that his inauguration crowd was bigger than that of Barack Obama’s. Yet, his challenger Joe Biden appears to have outperformed him at one critical juncture.
The Lincoln Project, founded last year by a group of current and former Republican strategists, is trying to thwart Donald Trump’s chances of winning the upcoming presidential election. Last week it was reported that at least 15 billionaires or their spouses have donated to the political action committee.
Earlier this week, President Donald Trump and his opponent, ex-vice president and Democratic hopeful Joe Biden held their second and last election debate, disputing the pandemic response, immigration, the economy, and foreign policy.
Sacha Baron Cohen, whose roster of fictional characters includes Borat, Ali G, and Bruno, is well known for dressing up as various characters in order to hoodwink celebrities and political elites into making embarrassing comments in front of rolling cameras. And as Trump made clear to reporters, he is no stranger to Mr Cohen’s trickery.
The US continues to lead the world in both the number of COVID-19 cases and virus-related fatalities, which stand at almost 8.5 million and 224,000, respectively, according to Johns Hopkins University.
On Thursday, during his final debate with US President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said that he “would transition from the oil industry”, arguing that it “has to be replaced by renewable energy over time” because it “pollutes significantly”. Trump described Biden’s remark as “biggest statement in terms of business”.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is seeking to undo US President Donald Trump's Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, to raise taxes on firms and the wealthy so as to implement an ambitious $2 trillion "climate change" economic plan, outlined in July 2020. International economic experts weigh on the Dem candidate's tax strategy.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The Russian Ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Antonov, has rejected charges by the Trump administration against Russia's FGUP Central Scientific Research Institute of Chemistry and Mechanics (CNIIHM), after the institute came under US sanctions.
American pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson announced halting its COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials on 12 October after one of its program participants exhibited an “unexplained illness”. The British company paused worldwide trials on 6 September after it was revealed that neurological illnesses were being reported among participants.
A US Navy aircraft crash southeast of Mobile, Alabama, has resulted in the deaths of at least two people, according to statements provided by local authorities.
In the run-up to the 3 November presidential election in the United States, candidates are contesting to be the voice of America. Besides the two main candidates, sitting Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden, US rapper Kanye West joined the White House race at the last minute.
The release of White House tour footage coincides with the release of a new movie starring English actor Sacha Baron Cohen as the Borat character, alongside Bulgarian actress Mara Bakalova, who plays his daughter in the film. The scenes at the White House were said to have been edited out of the new ‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm’.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Turkey’s test of the S-400 air defense system may have serious consequences for Ankara's relationship with Washington, Chief Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Rath Hoffman said in a Friday statement.
United States national security adviser Robert O'Brien says the US Coast Guard (USCG) is evaluating the possible basing of Sentinel-class cutters in American Samoa as a response to alleged illegal activity and harassment by China.