Get live US election results delivered to your phone with our cutting-edge alert | Media

Get live US election results delivered to your phone with our cutting-edge alert | Media

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On the night of the US election, the Guardian is offering readers a unique way to get live, up-to-the minute election results delivered to their mobile phones. What is it? When results start coming in on Tuesday evening, we’ll send one mobile alert that will automatically update with the latest national vote count data over
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Coronavirus live news: Europe leaders told to ‘act urgently’; US nears 9m cases | World news

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6.02am EDT 06:02 Nottinghamshire Police in England said 40 young people are facing fines after a party was broken up at a student hall of residence PA reports: Officers attended a flat in Trinity Square shortly before 11.15pm on Wednesday after details of the party were shared on social media, the force said. Police said
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Trump’s bid to ban TikTok and WeChat: where are we now? | Technology

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It’s been a dizzying few weeks for TikTok and WeChat, the Chinese social media apps caught up in a trade war between the US and China. In the latest twist, a judge temporarily blocked an order from the Trump administration on Sunday, just hours before it would have gone into effect and removed TikTok from
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‘Voters are fed up’: will Arizona’s suburbs abandon the party of Trump? | US news

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In the agonizing days after the 2018 election, Christine Marsh, a Democratic candidate for state Senate in a traditionally Republican suburban Phoenix district, watched her opponent’s lead dwindle to a few hundred votes, with thousands of ballots left to be counted. In the end, just 267 votes separated them. Marsh lost. But the result was
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US election 2020: signs of record turnout as candidates make final push through swing states – live | US news

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1.54am EDT 01:54 Tons of people continue to vote early in Houston, the crown jewel of Texas. (?) Lina Hidalgo (@LinaHidalgoTX) NEW: We just hit our highest voter turnout. Ever. Nearly 1.4 million votes have been cast in Harris County and we’re not even done with Early Vote yet. Let’s run up the score, Texas!
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US election 2020: Donald Trump and the rise of white supremacist extremism – podcast | News

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In May 2017, Demetria Hester was on her way home from work on a train in Portland, Oregon when Jeremy Christian, an avowed white supremacist, boarded and began shouting racist abuse. She says she told him to shut up. When they had got off the train, he threw a bottle that struck her in the
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Glenn Greenwald resigns from the Intercept over ‘editorial freedom’ | Media

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The investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald has resigned abruptly from the Intercept, the news website he co-founded, and accused the organization of seeking to censor him over a planned article critical of the Democratic nominee, Joe Biden. Sign up for the Guardian’s First Thing newsletter Greenwald, who was a vital part of the Guardian US team
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Michigan terror plot: why rightwing extremists are thriving on Facebook | Technology

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In a year of escalating political violence in the United States, Facebook has served as a key organizing tool for violent extremists. An alleged plot to kidnap the Michigan governor, Gretchen Whitmer, was planned in part on Facebook, with one leader of the scheme broadcasting a video of his frustrations with Whitmer to a private
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Pay no mind: people admit to driving, texting, drinking during telehealth visits | Life and style

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Hello, people of the technologically advanced world. Remember how we all hoped technology would make us better, more evolved? How’s that going for us lately? Great, I suspect – because look at how far we have come! We can now have doctors visits from the comfort of our homes, phones and laptops. The only problem
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Walter Wallace Jr shooting: police to release 911 tapes and body cameras | US news

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Curfew was lifted in Philadelphia on Thursday as police said they will soon release 911 tapes and officers’ body-camera footage and authorities pledged to “do a better job” at coordinating mental health resources amid widespread unrest following the fatal shooting of Walter Wallace Jr. Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter The 27-year-old Black
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