Trump recounts assassination attempt: ‘Not supposed to be here’

Agence France Presse 07/19/2024

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Thursday dramatically recounted his brush with death just days before, saying he survived “only by the grace of almighty God.” “I’m not supposed to be here tonight,” Trump told the Republican…

Trump shooting: Conflicting conspiracy theories emerge from it

Associated Press 07/19/2024

WASHINGTON — A former president is shot, the gunman quickly neutralized, and all of it is caught on camera. But for those who don’t believe their eyes, that’s just the start of the story. For some supporters…

Biden tests positive for Covid as age worries mount

Agence France Presse 07/18/2024

US President Joe Biden tested positive for Covid on Wednesday, shortly after conceding that he would consider dropping his troubled reelection bid if he was diagnosed with a serious medical condition. The 81-year-old Democrat gave media the…

JD Vance: Things to know about Donald Trump’s pick for VP

Associated Press 07/16/2024

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Former President Donald Trump on Monday chose U.S. Sen. JD Vance of Ohio to be his running mate as he looks to return to the White House. Here are some things to know about…

Trump formally named Republican presidential candidate

Agence France Presse 07/16/2024

Donald Trump won the formal nomination Monday as the Republican presidential candidate and picked a right-wing loyalist for his running mate, kicking off a triumphalist party convention in the wake of the weekend’s failed assassination attempt. The…

Trump rally shooting victim used body to shield family from gunfire

Associated Press 07/15/2024

BUFFALO TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania — The former fire chief who was killed at a Pennsylvania rally for Donald Trump spent his final moments diving in front of his family to protect them from gunfire that rang out Saturday…

Trump rally shooting reshapes US election

Agence France Presse 07/15/2024

A bloodied candidate, his fist raised in defiance after surviving an assassination attempt. It is still early to know what impact the attempt on Donald Trump’s life will have on the 2024 White House race, but the…

Trump assassination attempt: What we know about it

Agence France Presse 07/14/2024

Here is a blow-by-blow account of the shooting in Pennsylvania, where one Trump supporter was killed. How it unfolded Dressed in a white shirt, dark blazer and bright red MAGA cap, Trump was railing against illegal immigration…

Nigeria school collapse kills at least 16 students

Agence France Presse 07/13/2024

At least 16 students were killed on Friday when a school in central Nigeria collapsed on pupils taking exams, according to an AFP correspondent. Trapped students cried for help under the rubble after the Saint Academy school…

Clooney and Democrats pile pressure on Biden

Agence France Presse 07/11/2024

US President Joe Biden suffered a stunning blow Wednesday when actor and leading Democratic supporter George Clooney urged him to drop his reelection bid, while party heavyweight Nancy Pelosi declined to back his candidacy. As the 81-year-old…

Saudi teacher gets 20 years in prison over social media posts

Agence France Presse 07/10/2024

Saudi Arabia has sentenced a teacher to 20 years in prison over critical social media posts, Human Rights Watch and the convicted man’s brother said Tuesday. Asaad al-Ghamdi, 47, was arrested in November 2022, in a nighttime…

Defiant Biden throws down gauntlet to Democrats

Agence France Presse 07/09/2024

President Joe Biden insisted again Monday he would not quit the US election race, as the White House denied he had Parkinson’s disease following a disastrous debate performance. The 81-year-old dared Democratic critics to either challenge him…

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