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US Senate confirms Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett

WorldNews Tuesday, 27 October 2020
US Senate confirms Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney BarrettThe Republican-led US Senate handed President Donald Trump a major pre-election political victory on Monday by confirming his Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett as he delivered a dramatic conservative overhaul of the nation's top judicial body. The Senate voted largely along party lines to confirm Barrett to a lifetime post, overcoming unified Democratic opposition to the...
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News video: Senate one step away from Barrett confirmation

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[NFA] The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Sunday moved closer toward a final confirmation vote on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, on Monday, just over a week before Election Day. Gavino Garay reports.

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[NFA] President-elect Biden was formally given the go-ahead by a key federal agency to begin his transition to the White House, shortly after Michigan certified him as the state's winner. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

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As the United States of America waits for the result of a hotly-contested Presidential election, incumbent Donald Trump has declared that he will move the Supreme Court against the 'fraud' carried out by his opponent Joe Biden. The latter has dismissed the claim as 'outrageous'. But who will actually have an advantage in a court battle? Will Trump's recent appointment of Amy Coney Barrett to the US apex court work in his favour? Watch Pramit Palchaudhuri, Sushant Sareen, and Yashwant Deshmukh decode the situation in a conversation with Hindustan Times' Aditi Prasad.

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Wisconsin governor renews mask mandate [Video]

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Wisconsin's governor on Friday extended a statewide mask mandate despite a legal challenge from conservatives, renewing an emergency health order requiring face coverings in public spaces to curb an alarming surge in COVID-19 infections. Fred Katayama reports.

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Supreme Court delays hearing case on Mueller grand jury materials

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Georgia to begin second recount at request of Trump campaign

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GSA will brief House and Senate committee leaders

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Both parties rev up campaigns for crucial Georgia Senate runoffs

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Michigan certifies vote count despite Trump campaign's objections

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State board certifies Joe Biden's win in Michigan

Michigan election officials certify Democrat Joe Biden's 154,000-vote victory in the state (Nov. 23)
 

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Michigan certifies Biden win

Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden's 154,000-vote victory in the state, another setback for President Donald Trump. (Nov...
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