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Kamala Harris Blasts Trump ‘Failure Of Leadership’

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United States senator Kamala Harris has accepted the democratic vice presidential nomination.

In her acceptance speech, Harris implores Americans to elect Joe Biden in November. She accused president Donald Trump of failed leadership that has cost them American lives especially during this pandemic.

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Harris further said trump’s divisive leadership has quote “brought the country to an “inflection point,” end quote.

Harris makes history as the first black woman and Asian-American to be nominated on a major U.S. presidential ticket.

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Harris says the American people must elect a president who will bring all races in the country together.

Former U.S. president Barack Obama, speaking just before Harris, said trump has only succeeded in helping himself and his friends.

Harris’s nomination rounded up the third day of the party’s convention that has featured women headliners, moderators and speakers, showcasing the growing power of women in politics and especially in the Democratic party.

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Belarus President Closes Western Borders, Puts Army On High Alert

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Belarus President Closes Western Borders, Puts Army On High Alert

Protesters in Belarus are still angry in their sixth week of mass protests demanding the resignation of president Alexander Lukashenko.

The president has announced, in retaliation, he is putting troops on high alert and closing the country’s borders with Poland and Lithuania.  He also said the Belarusian border with Ukraine would be strengthened.

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Lukashenko insists the six weeks of protests are driven by the west. He faces increasing criticism from the united states and the European Union.

Demonstrations began after the disputed august presidential election official results gave the authoritarian leader a sixth term in office–results opponents say were manipulated.

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Bolivian Interim President Anez Withdraws From Election Race

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Bolivian Interim President Anez Withdraws From Election Race

Bolivia’s interim president Jeanine Anez has withdrawn from next month’s presidential election, saying she’s withdrawing in the interest of the party.

Anez, a former conservative senator, took office during the power vacuum that followed former president Morales’s departure after allegations of irregularities in last year’s election.  Those allegations fueled violent protests, and army pressure forced the country’s first indigenous president into exile in Mexico.

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Anez says if she does not step down, Morales would possibly return to power.

She declined to name the candidate for whom she will vote.

Next month’s election is the delayed rerun of last year’s ballot.  Anez’s candidacy had sparked controversy after she initially ruled herself out and pledged to guide the country to transparent new elections.

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By pulling out of the race, analysts say Anez could increase chances that the election will be pushed to a second round by consolidating the anti-Arce vote.

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To avoid a second round, the election winner requires at least 40 percent of valid votes in the first round and a 10-point advantage over the closest competitor.

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