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Thursday, October 1, 2020

The emergency is happening right now

President Trump during the first presidential debate with Joe Biden on September 29. | Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images Trump’s Proud Boys and voting comments in the first 2020 debate reveal a country in the midst of a democratic crisis. The two biggest...

Vote-by-mail is not full of fraud, despite Trump’s debate claims

People watch the first Trump-Biden presidential debate in Hollywood, California, on September 29, 2020. | Mario Tama/Getty Images But his unfounded assertions are still dangerous. Let’s get this out of the way: Mail-in voting is not full of fraud. President Donald Trump spent the...

The first post-debate polls say Biden won

Jim Watson, Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images To get a better picture of how this will affect the race, though, we’ll have to wait longer. To get a methodologically rigorous look at who “won” the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and...

3 debate moments that showed how unsuited Trump is for the presidency

President Trump speaks during the first presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 29, 2020. | Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Don’t let Trump’s debate bullying distract you from his ignorance and malevolence. President Donald Trump wasted no time turning his first debate against Democratic...

It’s true: 1 in 1,000 Black Americans have died in the Covid-19 pandemic

Joe Biden speaks during the first of three planned presidential debates. | Scott Olson/Getty Images Biden cited a horrific statistic to make his case against Trump. The worst part is it’s true. During a discussion on race in America in the first presidential...

Trump was asked to denounce white supremacy. He wouldn’t.

President Trump during the first presidential debate. | Olivier Douliery/Pool/Getty Images The president not only didn’t condemn white supremacy, but actively stoked it by telling the Proud Boys to “stand by.” At the first 2020 presidential debate, moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News...

3 winners and 4 losers from the first 2020 presidential debate

The first Democratic presidential debate with President Trump and Joe Biden was held at Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 29. | Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images Not America’s finest hour. The 2020 presidential campaign has featured...

The K-shaped economic recovery, explained

President Trump and Joe Biden during the first presidential debate on September 29, 2020. | AFP/Getty Images Joe Biden and Donald Trump offer up two visions of economic recovery. When you think about what’s going on in the economy, you’ve also got to...

When is the next 2020 debate? The vice presidential debate is on October 7. 

Kamala Harris participates in the Democratic presidential debate at Tyler Perry Studios November 20, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia.  | Alex Wong/Getty Images Kamala Harris and Mike Pence will face off. President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have had their first...

Turkey indicts six more Saudis over Khashoggi murder

Turkish prosecutors have indicted six new Saudis suspected of involvement in the 2018 murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, local media reported on Monday. Istanbul prosecutors are seeking life imprisonment for two of the suspects and up to five years in jail for the remaining...

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Sindh govt announces public holiday on Oct 2

The Sindh government on Wednesday announced a public holiday on Friday, October 2. The holiday has been announced in connection with the urs (death anniversary)...

Nawaz Sharif’s exit from Pakistan a ‘mockery of entire system’: IHC

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's exit from Pakistan is a "mockery of the system", said the Islamabad High Court (IHC) bench on Wednesday. The court...

Govt to establish national emergency helpline to curb untoward incidents

The federal government has decided to establish a national emergency helpline to immediately respond to people in all parts of the country who are...

PTI asks Firdous Shamim Naqvi to tender resignation

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has sought resignation from its provincial lawmaker and Leader of the Opposition in the Sindh Assembly Firdous Shamim Naqvi, citing sources. Sources...

Turkey indicts six more Saudis over Khashoggi murder

Turkish prosecutors have indicted six new Saudis suspected of involvement in the 2018 murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, local media reported on Monday. Istanbul...