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Wednesday, 26 August 2020

VIDEO: This week, the Republican Party is hoping to pave the way for a repeat of President Donald Trump’s 2016 win by energizing the party faithful and wooing undecided voters. At the Republican National Convention, VOA spoke with several voters who said they did not back Trump in 2016, but will this year.

On This Day in American History
On Aug. 26, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson is nominated to be the Democratic candidate for president. Johnson, who was John F. Kennedy’s vice president in 1960, became president after Kennedy’s assassination. In the 1964 election, Johnson defeated Republican candidate Barry Goldwater in a landslide, winning over 61% of the popular vote and 486 electoral votes.

The second-most senior U.S. diplomat wrapped up talks with top Russian officials in Moscow Wednesday, capping a two-day visit aimed at bridging differences over issues including the ongoing political crisis in Belarus and the sudden illness of a leading Russian political opposition figure, possibly from poisoning.

U.S. first lady Melania Trump expressed sympathy for the victims of the coronavirus pandemic in her address Tuesday, the second night of the Republican National Convention.

VIDEO: Africa has reached a very important milestone. The World Health Organization has declared that the entire continent is now free of the wild polio virus. VOA reports that this is a time for celebration, but not a time to rest.

U.S. forces are taking an aggressive approach in cyberspace ahead of November’s presidential election, aiming to wipe out threats from foreign countries and other actors before they have a chance to disrupt the election.

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