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Joe Biden takes oath as 46th US President, Kamala Harris as Vice President amidst unprecedented security

Washington: Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States and Kamala Harris took oath as first woman Vice President on...

Trump finally faces reality – amid talk of early ouster

President Donald Trump said Friday he won’t attend President-elect Joe Biden‘s Inauguration on Jan. 20. He will be the first incumbent president since Andrew Johnson...

In final days, a weakened Trump faces first veto override

Washington: Donald Trump, after caving to pressure and signing a $900 billion coronavirus relief and stimulus package, faces another potential embarrassment this week in the...

Donald Trump loves to win but keeps losing election lawsuits

For a man obsessed with winning, President Donald Trump is losing a lot. He’s managed to lose not just once to Democrat Joe Biden at...

They’re baaack: Trump and allies still refuse election loss

WASHINGTON: Monday seemed like the end of President Donald Trump’s relentless challenges to the election, after the federal government acknowledged President-elect Joe Biden was the...

US Presidential polls: Donald Trump’s election challenges falling flat in courts

While President Donald Trump vows to press ahead with efforts to overturn the election, judges across the country have consistently swatted down his legal challenges....

Joe Biden wants Congress to pass emergency COVID aid this year

WILMINGTON: President-elect Joe Biden is calling on Congress to enact billions of dollars in emergency COVID-19 assistance before the year’s end, according to a senior...

Donald Trump: Threats and tensions rise as Donald Trump and allies attack elections process

By Nick Corasaniti, Jim Rutenberg and Kathleen Gray President Donald Trump’s false accusations that voter fraud denied him reelection are causing escalating confrontations in swing...

US presidential polls: Detailed turnout data show how Georgia turned blue

By Nate Cohn, Matthew Conlen and Charlie Smart Democrats have long dreamed of turning Georgia blue, with young voters and nonwhite voters leading a progressive...

COVID-19, economic recovery, racial equality and climate change top priorities for Biden, Harris

Tackling COVID-19 pandemic, economic recovery, racial equality and climate change are the four top priorities for the Biden administration, his transition team said on Sunday,...

US Election: Why ballot-counting in Nevada is dragging on

CARSON CITY: The pace of vote-counting in Nevada is being criticised for taking too long and it’s even become fodder for online jokes. But government...

View: This US election will throw up a less ‘stable’ verdict for sure

By Atanu Biswas In 2000, a 5-4 US Supreme Court decision on the Bush vs Gore case ended the recount of ballots in Florida, and...

Senate control hangs in balance with a few races undecided

WASHINGTON: Control of the Senate hung in the balance Thursday, a cliffhanger after Republicans trounced Democratic challengers in crucial states but failed to lock down...

What we know about the vote in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania

By Nick Corasaniti, Astead W. Herndon and Jeremy W. Peters The so-called blue wall states — Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania — were long expected to...

us election latest news: ‘Vote and get home’: Anxious voters say on US Election Day

She carefully planned a five-hour drive to the polling place in her Tennessee hometown to vote on Election Day. She considered the traffic, the weather,...

US Elections 2020 Live Updates: Iran’s supreme leader mocks US presidential election

The day of reckoning is finally here, with the US election coming to a close with nearly 100 million Americans having already voted under the...

Joe Biden backers make final plea for delivery of mail ballots

PHILADELPHIA: Down to the wire with the threat of court battles looming, supporters of former US vice president Joe Biden scrambled on Monday to rally...

US elections impact on stocks: Clarity over US vote outcome key to risk-on trade in stocks

NEW DELHI: From 18 level at the start of the month, volatility index India VIX has climbed to 25, as the benchmark indices seesawed ahead...

Busy agenda for Joe Biden’s first 100 days if elected president

WASHINGTON: Every candidate in the heat of a US presidential campaign talks up their goals for the first 100 days in office and Joe Biden,...

US election: View: India and United States’ last waltz before the 2020 election

By Seema Sirohi India and the United States have concluded their third annual 2+2 ministerial dialogue “in person” and sealed the envelope with measurable successes...

Church always a source of strength and place for reflection for me: Kamala Harris

Washington: Democratic Party’s vice-presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris on Sunday said the church has always been a source of strength and a place for reflection...

Joe Biden, Donald Trump blaze U.S. campaign trail as early vote surges with 18 days to go

U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden planned to hit the campaign trail again on Friday with visits to three battleground states, after...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says it was wrong to block links to Joe Biden story

Twitter was wrong to block weblinks to an unverified political story, CEO Jack Dorsey said on Friday, as the company responded to criticism over its...

Fighting in swing states, Donald Trump also forced to play defense

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump is being forced to play Electoral College defense with a trip to Iowa, a state he won handily in 2016 but...

Donald Trump’s campaign saw an opportunity. He undermined it.

By Maggie Haberman and Annie Karni On Friday, even as President Donald Trump had trouble getting enough oxygen and aides prepared to move him to...