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Republican incumbents hold off Democratic challengers for US Senate

Republican incumbents hold off Democratic challengers for US Senate

Democrats picked up seats in Colourado and Arizona, and Republicans picked one up in Alabama in the battle for control of the US Senate in Tuesday's elections.

Trump boosted by Supreme Court confirmation days from US election

Trump boosted by Supreme Court confirmation days from US election

President Donald Trump's struggling reelection campaign received a boost Monday with the confirmation of his latest Supreme Court nominee, tilting the top body to the right and clinching his judicial legacy in a landmark victory for American conservatives.

Healthcare, gender gap, key issues in US election

Healthcare, gender gap, key issues in US election

Healthcare has remained one of the key issues that divides Democratic and Republican voters in the US, according to Dr Jeffrey M Stonecash, an expert on political parties.

Most Americans oppose reopening country now: poll

Most Americans oppose reopening country now: poll

A large majority of Americans oppose reopening the country now, with Democrats and Republicans sharply divided on the question, according to a poll published on Friday.

Unity in shreds as triumphant Trump makes case for re-election

Unity in shreds as triumphant Trump makes case for re-election

President Donald Trump's State of the Union address became a shocking display of US divisions Tuesday with Democrats protesting the Republican's boasts before their leader

Bush, Obama to eulogise McCain at US senator's final farewell

Bush, Obama to eulogise McCain at US senator's final farewell

Republican George W. Bush and Democrat Barack Obama will deliver remarks honouring their friend and former White House challenger, at a memorial service in Washington.

John McCain, war hero and political maverick, dies at 81

John McCain, war hero and political maverick, dies at 81

The senator's passing marked the end of a storied, 35-year political career that brought the independent-minded Republican within reach of the White House as his party's presidential nominee.

Despite criticism, Trump looks to next Putin meeting

Despite criticism, Trump looks to next Putin meeting

The Republican president accused the media of distorting comments in which he gave credence to Putin's denials of election interference.

Vote Democrats, urges former FBI director Comey

Vote Democrats, urges former FBI director Comey

James Comey was fired in May 2017 over what the Justice Department said was his handling of the FBI investigation into 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Facebook scandals may be 'too big for company to fix alone'

Facebook scandals may be 'too big for company to fix alone'

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg will appear before the US Senate Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Tuesday to address questions about how his company handles its users' data.

NHRC chairman briefs two US Congressmen on siege impact

NHRC chairman briefs two US Congressmen on siege impact

Qatar’s National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) chairman Dr Ali bin Smaikh al-Marri has underlined the urgent need to put an end to the suffering endured by the citizens and residents of Qatar ...

US senator says Trump ready for war with North Korea

US senator says Trump ready for war with North Korea

A Republican senator said on Tuesday that US President Donald Trump has told him he would go to war to destroy North Korea rather than allow it to develop a long-range nuclear-armed missile.