Biden pushes closer to victory in race for the White House

WASHINGTON (AP) – Democrat Joe Biden was pushing closer to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to carry the White House, securing victories in the “blue wall” battlegrounds of Wisconsin and Michigan and narrowing United States (US) President Donald Trump’s path.

With just a handful of states still up for grabs, Trump tried to press his case in court in some key swing states. It was unclear if any of his campaign’s legal manoeuvering over balloting would succeed in shifting the race in his favour.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin