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Biden says he and Obama think 'it's a right to have badakathcare' at Michigan rally as he flubs his lines over Trump's 'healthcare' plan

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Democratic candidate Joe Biden had trouble getting his words out on Saturday during a rally in Michigan as he railed against President Trump's plans for healthcare. Biden was on a roll as he told voters how Trump would take away their protections from pre-existing conditions and destroy the Affordable Care Act when he suddenly muttered something completely unintelligible. 'We're also going to act to protect health care. Trump and the Republicans just jammed through a Supreme Court nominee for one overwhelming reason, as Barack said, the president said, they have been trying with over 50 shots to take out Obamacare, to destroy the Affordable Care Act,' Biden started.    Democratic candidate Joe Biden had trouble getting his words out on Saturday during a rally in Michigan as he railed against President Trump's plans for healthcare Former U.S. President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden greet each other with a socially distant 'air' el

Huge 5.7 magnitude earthquake rocks Australia

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 A 5.7-magnitude earthquake that struck in Indonesia's Banda Sea has rattled Darwin. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 180km about 1.15pm Darwin time on Sunday, Geoscience Australia said. The Bureau of Meteorology says there is no tsunami threat to Australia, or any of its islands or territories. Darwin residents reported feeling sudden jolts for as long as 30 seconds. The Northern Territory capital is located approximately 640km south of the earthquake's epicentre.  A 5.7 magnitude earthquake has struck in Indonesia's Banda Sea north of Darwin at a depth of 180km

Hunt for man, 35, missing with four children including a nine-month-old baby for whom police hold ‘serious concerns’

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A desperate search has been launched for four children missing from a regional town including a nine-month-old baby. Victoria Police believe Shannon Turner, 35, may be with the children after they were all last seen in Bendigo in the state's north about 12.30pm on Saturday. The other missing children are three boys aged 11, 10 and three-years-old. Police hold serious concerns for the welfare of Shannon Turner, 35, and four children after they were last seen in Bendigo, regional Victoria on Saturday The four were last seen in Hamlet Street in the southern Bendigo suburb of Quarry Hill, police said Police believe they may be travelling in a black Mitsubishi Challenger with the registration 1SI4EZ and hold 'serious concerns for their welfare'. They were last seen in Hamlet Street in the southern Bendigo suburb of Quarry Hill, police said. Anyone who sees Mr Turner is urged to contact triple zero immediately.  Police have released an image of the man in the hope someone recogni

Ivanka Trump has raised $35M for her father's campaign chest and broke Obama's single-day haul record by $700,000 during an event in Texas in September when she pulled in $4.5M

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Ivanka Trump has reportedly broken Barack Obama's fundraising record on the way to raising $35million for her father, President Trump.   The Hill reported that Ivanka, 39, raised $13million during three fundraising events in California and one in Detroit during the final week of October, leading into Election Day.   Since October 25, Ivanka has been the star of 11 events, several of which have been fundraisers.    The events were just some of the 32 events she's hosted since August.  Ivanka Trump has raised $35million for her father's campaign fund, taking in $13million during four fundraisers held over the last week according to reports So far, she has raised about $35million in campaign contributions, the Washington Examiner reported. Ivanka was able to beat Obama's single-day fundraising record of $3.8million, which he set in 2014, during an event in Austin in September, during which she raised $4.5million.    'Our donors were thrilled to hear directly from Ivank

The moment Boris lost his battle against lockdown: How PM was told dead bodies would be stored on ice rinks in second wave and NHS chief warned of 4,000 deaths a day - as aides say 'I could have wept, it was so awful'

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Key points in COVID lockdown Mark 2  It was the moment when Rishi Sunak finally lost his battle with Matt Hancock and Michael Gove to avert a crippling second national lockdown. The all-powerful Covid Quad committee, which has taken all the key strategic decisions during the pandemic, met in the Cabinet Office on Friday amid doomsday predictions from the Government's SAGE committee of scientific advisers. Yesterday, Johnson was forced to unveil the new lockdown  at a hurriedly-arranged press conference yesterday, after sources told the Daily Mail about the plans hours after the Quad committee meeting. The measures come into force from midnight on Thursday morning until December 2, and close all but essential shops, restaurants, pubs, hairdressers and leisure centres.  The furlough scheme that pays workers 80% of their wages will be extended for a month, and travel outside the UK will be allowed only for 'work'.  Mr Johnson said it was the the only way to avert bleak Sage pr