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US Latest Live News Updates: President Biden announces US will withdraw all troops from Afghanistan by September on 20th anniversary of 9/11

The decision defies a May 1 deadline for full withdrawal under a peace agreement the Trump administration reached with the Taliban last year, but leaves...

US Elections Live News: Kamala Harris moves to Blair House amid repairs

!1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates White House begins talks with lawmakers on COVID-19 relief Top aides to President Joe Biden on Sunday began...

US Presidential Elections 2020: Electoral College makes it official- Joe Biden won, Donald Trump lost

The Electoral College formally chose Joe Biden on Monday as the nation’s next president, giving him a solid electoral majority of 306 votes and confirming...

Joe Biden: Who are the contenders vying for a place in President-elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet?

President-elect Joe Biden has signaled his intention to draw from a diverse cross section of America in building his Cabinet. Unlike President Donald Trump’s Cabinet,...

Trump to Biden transition could be rockier than most, some experts worry

WASHINGTON: U.S. law maps out clear instructions for an orderly transfer of power from one president to the next, but Joe Biden‘s path is expected...

Donald Trump falsely claims election being ‘stolen’ as votes push Biden closer to victory

With his re-election chances fading as more votes are counted in a handful of battleground states, U.S. President Donald Trump launched an extraordinary assault on...

Kamala Harris is smart as a devil: Joe Biden

WASHINGTON: Kamala Harris is smart as a devil, has a backbone like a ramrod and is vastly experienced, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has said,...

A mandate to be less like himself? It can be said that Donald Trump tried

By Matt Flegenheimer and Maggie Haberman Before the president’s last, best chance to change the trajectory of his reelection bid, his mandate Thursday evening was...

george floyd: Young Black Americans may stumble in move to ballot boxes from street protests

NEW YORK: First-time voter Rosie Lebron has been protesting in the streets of New York City to end racial injustice, following in the footsteps of...

us election news: How prepared are these 7 battlegrounds for the US Election? A readiness report

By Nick Corasaniti and Reid J. Epstein In Georgia, the state’s voting machines have malfunctioned in three consecutive elections this year alone. In Pennsylvania, election...

For good relationship with India, vote for Trump: Indian-American supporters

NEW YORK: Describing President Donald Trump as India’s “good friend”, a group of Indian-Americans have urged the community members across the country to support and...

A regulatory rush by federal agencies to secure Trump’s legacy

By Eric Lipton WASHINGTON — Facing the prospect that President Donald Trump could lose his reelection bid, his Cabinet is scrambling to enact regulatory changes...

Joe Biden belongs to political class that enriches self: Donald Trump

GREENVILLE: Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is a corrupt politician and belongs from the political class that enriches self, President Donald Trump has said. Speaking...

Supreme Court halts American census in latest twist of 2020 count

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the Trump administration can end census field operations early, in a blow to efforts to make sure minorities...

A coronavirus test just burst the Trumpworld bubble

By Maureen Dowd WASHINGTON: Fate leads the willing, Seneca said, while the unwilling get dragged. For his entire life, Donald Trump has stayed one step...

Joe Biden: “What this clown is doing?”: Joe Biden fires some solid shots in the first debate

WASHINGTON: Democratic challenger Joe Biden on Wednesday termed President Donald Trump a ” liar” and a “clown” as the pair clashed in a fiery start...

Donald Trump infuses politics into his choice for the Supreme Court

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump is infusing deliberations over his coming nomination of a new Supreme Court justice with political meaning as he aims to maximise...

Losing faith: In bastion of democracy, worries over US election integrity

WASHINGTON: “The only way we’re going to lose this election is if the election is rigged.” President Donald Trump‘s astonishing remark last month — and...

US Elections 101: Here are 20 things you should know

Absentee Ballot/ Absentee Voting Absentee Voting happens when a voter is unable to go to the polling booth to cast their ballot. Typically, absentee voting...

US economy shrank at record-breaking 33% rate last quarter

WASHINGTON: The U.S. economy shrank at a dizzying 32.9% annual rate in the April-June quarter – by far the worst quarterly plunge ever – when...