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Trump vows not to participate in virtual debate with Biden

Trump vows not to participate in virtual debate with Biden

President Donald Trump vowed Thursday not to participate in next week’s debate with Democratic nominee Joe Biden after organizers announced it will take place virtually because of the president’s diagnosis of COVID-19.MORE

Pence, Harris spar over COVID-19 in vice presidential debate

Pence, Harris spar over COVID-19 in vice presidential debate

Trading barbs through plexiglass shields, Republican Mike Pence and Democrat Kamala Harris turned the only vice presidential debate of 2020 into a dissection of the Trump administration’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, with Harris labeling it “the greatest failure of any presidential administration.”MORE

Suspect in abduction of a 9-year-old girl held without bail

Suspect in abduction of a 9-year-old girl held without bail

Luis Martinez-Romero, 34, of Cranston, was held without bail at his arraignment on charges of kidnapping of a minor and second-degree sexual assault. He did not enter pleas and he was referred to the public defender’s office.MORE

In about-face, Trump seeks to salvage parts of virus aid

In about-face, Trump seeks to salvage parts of virus aid

In a barrage of tweets, Trump pressed for passage of these chunks of assistance, an about-face from his abrupt and puzzling move on Tuesday afternoon to abandon talks with a longtime rival, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.MORE

Trump halts COVID-19 relief talks until after election

Trump halts COVID-19 relief talks until after election

Trump tweeted that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was “not negotiating in good faith” and said he’s asked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to direct all his focus before the election into confirming his U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett.MORE

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