Trump urges Supreme Court nomination ‘without delay’ Sep 20, 2020 0 868 12345 WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Saturday urged Republican lawmakers to back his upcoming nomination for the Supreme Court “without delay” as the issue roiled the election campaign.Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a liberal stalwart, died on Friday, opening a crucial vacancy on the court and setting off a fierce political battle before the November 3 vote.Trump tweeted that the “most important” decision that Republicans had been elected to make was “the selection of United States Supreme Court Justices.” “We have this obligation, without delay!” he added.Democrats have demanded a delay in the nomination until after the election. (DPA) RELATED ARTICLES Senior US diplomat wraps up Taiwan visit as China flexes muscle Sep 20, 2020 0 379 Hong Kong activist Nathan Law wins Time magazine reader poll Sep 20, 2020 0 290 Navalny posts photo of himself walking, describes recovery Sep 20, 2020 0 601 Hundreds of women detained during Belarus protest march AFP Minsk Riot police on Saturday detained hundreds of women, dragging many into vans, as opposition protesters marched through the Belarusian capital Minsk demanding an end to President Alexander Lukashenko’s rule. .. Elysee Palace welcomes visitors despite rising coronavirus numbers PARIS: Despite rising coronavirus numbers in France, the Elysee Palace in Paris opened its doors to visitors at the weekend. On ‘Open Monument Day’ curious Parisians with mouth and nose coverings strolled through the .. Germany records highest single-day rise in virus cases since April BERLIN: Germany’s national disease control agency recorded an increase in coronavirus infections of 2,297 on Saturday, the highest in a 24-hour period since April. The increase is still far from the levels seen at the .. Amal Clooney resigns from envoy post over British Brexit bill LONDON: Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney has resigned from her role as Britain’s special envoy for media freedom over the government’s threat to potentially breach its Brexit withdrawal agreement with the EU. “I have .. COVID-19 pandemic hits US election monitoring AFP Vienna The OSCE, which monitors elections in many parts of the world, will only send a small team to observe the US polls in November due to the pandemic, it said on Saturday. The news comes as the credibility of the .. 2020 presidential winner should pick SC Justice: Biden WASHINGTON: Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden said the winner of the 2020 US election should decide who replaces Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the country’s highest court. Ginsburg died on ..