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Republicans kick-off scaled-down convention: Live news

The Republican Party formally nominates President Donald Trump for a second term in the White House.

Republicans kick off first night of scaled-down convention: Live news

AJ Impact

US, China make progress on trade, US representative's office says

Review of the US-China phase one trade deal had been scheduled for August 15 but was postponed by US President Trump.

US, China make progress on trade, US representative's office says

US Elections 2020

Trump accepts renomination as Republican convention begins

A scaled-down, in-person Republican National Convention kicks off with a few hundred delegates in Charlotte, NC.

Trump accepts renomination as Republican convention begins

United States

California battles more lightning wildfires as humidity helps

Among worst in California history, fires blaze across San Francisco Bay area, Napa wine country as firefighters battle.

California battles more lightning wildfires as humidity helps

United States

Police shooting lays bare Wisconsin's deep partisan divide

im体育官网Protests erupted in Kenosha after the shooting, sparking concerns of more unrest across the country.

Police shooting lays bare Wisconsin's deep partisan divide

AJ IMPACT

Environmental, tribal groups sue to block Alaska refuge drilling

im体育官网Groups suing the Trump administration say the plan would cause irreparable damage to the Alaskan tundra ecosystem.

Environmental, tribal groups sue to block Alaska refuge drilling

AJ Impact

Oil prices rise as storms bear down on Gulf of Mexico

im体育官网More than half of the Gulf of Mexico's US offshore production is shut as region braces for two storms.

Oil prices rise as storms bear down on Gulf of Mexico

United States

NY attorney general investigates whether Trump overvalued estate

im体育官网AG James has asked a New York court to enforce subpoenas for an investigation into Trump's possibly-inflated assets.

NY attorney general investigates whether Trump overvalued estate

AJ Impact

American Airlines wins approval to use 7-day virus killing spray

Trump admin grants emergency approval for American Airlines to use SurfaceWise2 product on some planes.

American Airlines wins approval to use 7-day virus killing spray

The Far Right

Russian-backed organisations amplify QAnon conspiracy theories

im体育官网Researchers believe the Kremlin is highlighting a conspiracy theory that Trump is battling satanic politicians.

Russian-backed organisations amplify QAnon conspiracy theories

US & Canada

Outrage as Pompeo's Jerusalem speech to RNC breaks years of norms

Pompeo stressed he will be speaking in a personal capacity and the State Department says no tax dollars will be used.

Outrage as Pompeo's Jerusalem speech to RNC breaks years of norms

AJ Impact

Zoom outages hit as thousands of kids go back to school

im体育官网The video conferencing giant said it started receiving reports of disruptions around 13:00 GMT.

Zoom outages hit as thousands of kids go back to school

US Elections 2020

'Teach American exceptionalism': Trump unveils second-term agenda

The plan, unveiled on the first day of the Republican convention, promises more 'America First' policy if Trump wins.

'Teach American exceptionalism': Trump unveils second-term agenda

AJ Impact

TikTok sues Trump administration over threatened US ban

Chinese-owned TikTok accused the Trump administration of ignoring 'extensive efforts' by app to address US concerns.

TikTok sues Trump administration over threatened US ban

United States

Latest batch of Republicans disavow Trump on first day of RNC

im体育官网The 27 former Republican members of the US Congress are encouraging support for Joe Biden in the presidential election.

Latest batch of Republicans disavow Trump on first day of RNC