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Despite Trump pressure, Pence will not block Biden's election certification: advisers

Despite Trump pressure, Pence will not block Biden's election certification: advisers

Despite pressure from US President Donald Trump to help overturn his election loss, Vice President Mike Pence will stick to his ceremonial duties and not block Wednesday's certification by Congress of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, advisers said.

Trump promises continued election fight as Biden makes key appointments

Trump promises continued election fight as Biden makes key appointments

President Donald Trump questioned on Sunday whether the Supreme Court would ever hear a case airing his unproven allegations of widespread election fraud, as President-elect Joe Biden ...

Georgia, Wisconsin recounts likely will not change Trump election defeat, officials say

Georgia, Wisconsin recounts likely will not change Trump election defeat, officials say

President Donald Trump's attempts to cling to power appeared more tenuous than ever on Wednesday as election officials in Georgia said a soon-to-be-completed recount was not likely to change President-elect Joe Biden's victory there.

Trump briefly admits election defeat, clings to flailing legal strategy

Trump briefly admits election defeat, clings to flailing legal strategy

President Donald Trump on Sunday briefly acknowledged losing the US election in a morning Twitter post but then backtracked, saying he concedes ‘nothing’ and vowing to keep up a court fight that election-law experts say is unlikely to succeed.

Trump supporters turn rowdy in protests of still-undecided election

Trump supporters turn rowdy in protests of still-undecided election

Backers of President Donald Trump ramped up demonstrations on Thursday night against an election they believe was rigged or being stolen, in some cases bringing guns or clashing ...

Trump declares win, vows court action in knife-edge election

Trump declares win, vows court action in knife-edge election

The US election was plunged into chaos early Wednesday as President Donald Trump prematurely declared victory and sought Supreme Court intervention to stop vote-counting ...

In final pre-election push, Biden and Trump gird for possible court battle

In final pre-election push, Biden and Trump gird for possible court battle

President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden made a last-ditch push for votes in battleground states on Monday as their campaigns prepared for post-election disputes ...

Trump puts pressure on authorities to develop vaccine before election

Trump puts pressure on authorities to develop vaccine before election

US President Donald Trump put pressure on the authorities to develop and approve a vaccine for the novel coronavirus in a tweet on Saturday.

3,000 protesters detained as Belarus hands Lukashenko landslide win

3,000 protesters detained as Belarus hands Lukashenko landslide win

Belarusian authorities have detained about 3,000 people at protests throughout the country, the Interior Ministry said in comments carried by Russian media on Monday ...

Trump raises possibility of delaying 2020 presidential election

Trump raises possibility of delaying 2020 presidential election

US President Donald Trump on Thursday said that the November presidential election might have to be delayed, citing unsubstantiated claims that mail-in voting could result in fraud.

Poland votes in tight presidential election

Poland votes in tight presidential election

Poles began voting on Sunday in a knife-edge presidential election between a populist incumbent closely allied with US President Donald Trump and a europhile liberal who wants to restore ties with Brussels.

Iceland president set for landslide election win

Iceland president set for landslide election win

Iceland votes in a presidential election on Saturday, the second European country to hold polls since coronavirus lockdowns were lifted, with incumbent Gudni Johannesson widely expected to win ...