Republican senators work over weekend to put Amy Coney Barrett on Supreme Court
The US Senate is gearing up for a rare weekend session as Republicans race to put Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court and cement a conservative majority before election day despite Democratic efforts to stall President Donald Trump’s nominee.
Key moments: Policy over petulance in final US presidential debate
President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden have met for the second and last time on a debate stage after a previously scheduled town hall debate was scrapped when the Republican incumbent became one of the millions of Americans to contract coronavirus.
Republicans threaten Facebook and Twitter bosses with subpoenas
The Republican Party’s push against Facebook and Twitter accelerated on Thursday after its senators threatened the CEOs of the social media companies with subpoenas to force them to address accusations of censorship in the closing weeks of the presidential campaign.
Nigeria’s president addresses nation on unrest but ignores protesters’ deaths
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari spoke to the nation about the unrest that has gripped the country in recent days, but without making any mention of the shootings of peaceful protesters at Lekki toll plaza on Tuesday night that prompted international outrage.
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