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American Voter: Millie Brigaud

US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden are battling for the presidency in a sharply divided United States. Trump has been focusing on “law and order”, Biden has been trying to strike a conciliatory note. The Black Lives Matter movement and whether Trump will release his taxes are among the many issues […]

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American poet Louise Glück, writer of “The Wild Iris” and “Descending Figure,” wins Nobel literature prize

STOCKHOLM — American poet Louise Glück won the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday for her “candid and uncompromising” work, which looks unflinchingly and with biting humor at the losses and traumas of family life. She joins a handful of American poets who have received the prize, which has been dominated by novelists throughout its […]

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American Airlines secures $5.5 billion Treasury loan, could tap more

Slideshow ( 2 images )CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – American Airlines AAL.O said on Friday it has secured a $5.5 billion government loan and could tap up to $2 billion more in October depending on how the U.S. Treasury allocates extra funds under a $25 billion loan package for airlines. Airlines have until Sept. 30 to decide […]

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Biden sets out ‘Buy American’ economic plan

Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden has laid out his rescue plan for the coronavirus-crippled US economy, while berating President Donald Trump as incompetent. Mr Biden said his $700bn (£560bn) plan would be the biggest investment in the US economy since World War Two. The “Build Back Better” agenda, he said, would spur a manufacturing and […]