First place Biden crushes Sanders in Florida, projected to win Illinois

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Joe Biden has achieved a sensational victory over Bernie Sanders in Florida’s Democratic presidential primaries and is expected to win Illinois on Tuesday, approaching his appointment to face President Donald Trump in the November election. Voter Fred Hoffman completes his ballot paper during the primary election in Ottawa, Illinois, USA, March 17, […]

Biden aims to exclude Sanders in democratic primaries amid fears of the coronavirus

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Joe Biden will seek to tap his dominant lead in the Democratic presidential race on Tuesday when three states cast their vote, but Ohio has postponed its primary health concerns in anticipation of the coronavirus epidemic. PHOTO FILE: Candidates for the Democratic Presidency of the United States, former Vice President Joe Biden […]

Biden aims to exclude Sanders in democratic primaries amid fears of the coronavirus

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Joe Biden will seek to tap his dominant lead in the Democratic presidential race on Tuesday when three states cast their vote, but Ohio has postponed its primary health concerns in anticipation of the coronavirus epidemic. PHOTO FILE: Candidates for the Democratic Presidency of the United States, former Vice President Joe Biden […]

The Israeli president asks Benny Gantz to form a new government

TEL AVIV – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing a tougher struggle for his political survival after the country’s president formally asked former military chief Benny Gantz to form a new government, multiplying Mr. Netanyahu’s problems as he prepares to defend against corruption charges. President Reuven Rivlin’s decision, announced late Sunday but made official […]

Prominent figures join the coronavirus case list as fears destroy the markets

SINGAPORE / WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The wife of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Australia’s home affairs minister and a Chelsea footballer are among the newest cases of coronavirus that has infected nearly 135,000 people and killed over 4,900 worldwide. FILE PHOTOS: Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, wife of Liberal leader and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, campaigns […]

Politicians increase support as coronavirus destroys markets

SINGAPORE / WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Governments and central banks have put in place additional emergency measures to address the economic impacts of the coronavirus on Friday, as Asian markets suffered their worst weekly shutdowns since the 2008 financial crisis. FILE PHOTO: people wear protective masks following a coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) in Panama City, Panama, March […]

Coronavirus poses a new challenge to Trump’s reelection offer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump faced one of the most serious threats in his political career as the coronavirus pandemic spread, leaving fellow Republicans worrying that the White House response and the blow to the economy would harm his prospects for re-election. The US stock market indexes that Trump touted during his tenure as […]

Trump’s curbs travel from Europe while the coronavirus disturbs schools, sports

WASHINGTON / SEATTLE (Reuters) – President Donald Trump ordered Wednesday to travel limited from Europe to the United States for 30 days, responding to growing pressure to act against a rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak that shocks almost every corner of daily life of the United States. Trump, whose administration has been the subject of harsh […]

Sanders will continue to compete in the White House despite Biden’s wins: Washington Post

BURLINGTON, Vt. (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders plans to remain in the race for the White House despite suffering a series of radical losses in front-end competition nominations Joe Biden, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. Sanders will provide a “campaign update” at 13:00. EDT (1700 GMT) press conference in his home state of […]