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Biden begins erasing Trump's legacy by signing executive orders

23 Jan 2021

Biden begins erasing Trump's legacy by signing executive orders

The new United States President Joe Biden has taken it upon himself to shred his predecessor Donald Trump's legacy, one executive order at a time. In just three days after taking the Oval Office, he signed a record 30 executive orders, at least 10 of which directly reversed the GOP leader's policies.

India's planned foreign investment policy changes could hurt Amazon

21 Jan 2021

India's planned foreign investment policy changes could hurt Amazon

Sources informed Reuters of Indian government's plans to change foreign investment policies that could impact the e-commerce giants like Amazon and Walmart.

As Biden assumes office, China sanctions Pompeo, other Trump officials

21 Jan 2021

As Biden assumes office, China sanctions Pompeo, other Trump officials

China on Wednesday said it was levying sanctions on over two dozen officials of the Donald Trump administration for violating the sovereignty of the nation with "crazy" policy moves.

President Biden signs executive orders to undo Trump's legacy

21 Jan 2021

President Biden signs executive orders to undo Trump's legacy

Soon after he was sworn in, United States President Joe Biden signed a flurry of executive orders to reverse the policies of his predecessor Donald Trump.

Democracy has prevailed: Biden sworn in as 46th US President

20 Jan 2021

Democracy has prevailed: Biden sworn in as 46th US President

More than two months after he won the election, on the promise of healing a broken nation, Democrat Joe Biden was sworn-in as the 46th President of United States of America in Washington DC.

In farewell message, Trump remembers his accomplishments, doesn't mention Biden

20 Jan 2021

In farewell message, Trump remembers his accomplishments, doesn't mention Biden

On Tuesday, the White House released United States President Donald Trump's pre-recorded farewell message, wherein he wished the best to the next administration but fell short of mentioning his successor Joe Biden's name.

Tom Hanks, JLo, Gaga to light up Joe Biden's inauguration

14 Jan 2021

Tom Hanks, JLo, Gaga to light up Joe Biden's inauguration

"Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get."

Democrats want to impeach Trump, again, but Biden is non-committal

09 Jan 2021

Democrats want to impeach Trump, again, but Biden is non-committal

Following the shameful violence at the United States Capitol, Democrats have been laying the groundwork to impeach outgoing President Donald Trump, again, but his successor Joe Biden refused to endorse the idea.

The Capitol violence: Hollywood celebrities lash out at Trump administration

07 Jan 2021

The Capitol violence: Hollywood celebrities lash out at Trump administration

Many top faces of Hollywood lashed out at US President Donald Trump and his sympathizers for the shocking Capitol riot that happened on Wednesday.

US Congress certifies Biden's win, Trump promises 'orderly transition'

07 Jan 2021

US Congress certifies Biden's win, Trump promises 'orderly transition'

Hours after a mob attacked the United States Capitol, the Congress certified the win of President-elect Joe Biden early Thursday morning (local time) paving the path for the Democrat's inauguration on January 20.

Disgraceful, horrific, distressing: World leaders condemn chaos at US Capitol

07 Jan 2021

Disgraceful, horrific, distressing: World leaders condemn chaos at US Capitol

Leaders from across the world denounced the violence at the United States Capitol, saying that the mayhem was in sharp contrast to the democratic values of the nation.

Donald Trump extends restrictions on work visas, immigration till March

01 Jan 2021

Donald Trump extends restrictions on work visas, immigration till March

Outgoing United States President Donald Trump extended curbs on legal immigration and visas, that allowed foreigners to temporarily work in the country, till March 31, 2021, just hours before the restrictions were set to lapse yesterday.

Saudi women's rights activist gets nearly 6-year jail term

29 Dec 2020

Saudi women's rights activist gets nearly 6-year jail term

Prominent women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul was sentenced to nearly six years in jail by a Saudi court on Monday, her family said.

US President-elect Joe Biden receives coronavirus vaccine on live television

22 Dec 2020

US President-elect Joe Biden receives coronavirus vaccine on live television

On Monday, United States President-elect Joe Biden received the first shot of the coronavirus vaccine on live television, in an obvious bid to junk myths about the doses and tell Americans that it is safe to get inoculated.

Trump wants Supreme Court to overturn Pennsylvania election results

21 Dec 2020

Trump wants Supreme Court to overturn Pennsylvania election results

US President Donald Trump continued with efforts to overturn the results of the November 3 election, saying they had filed a new petition with the Supreme Court.

Jim Carrey quits playing SNL's Joe Biden, Alex Moffat succeeds

20 Dec 2020

Jim Carrey quits playing SNL's Joe Biden, Alex Moffat succeeds

Funnyman par excellence Jim Carrey has quit his job of playing Democrat President-elect Joe Biden.

Coronavirus: WHO eyeing half-billion vaccine doses by 2021's first quarter

05 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: WHO eyeing half-billion vaccine doses by 2021's first quarter

With encouraging news about the coronavirus vaccine trickling in, the World Health Organization said on Friday that it is expecting nearly half a billion doses will be available for distribution by the first quarter of 2021 under the global COVAX initiative.

Biden makes Indian-American Neera Tanden the chief of budget team

01 Dec 2020

Biden makes Indian-American Neera Tanden the chief of budget team

Neera Tanden, an Indian-American woman, was on Monday named by the US President-elect Joe Biden as the director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Obamas partner with Netflix for comedy series on Trump

27 Nov 2020

Obamas partner with Netflix for comedy series on Trump

Former US President Barack Obama and ex-First Lady Michelle Obama's production house has partnered with Netflix to produce a comedy series on President Donald Trump.

Joe Biden says Trump administration making 'sincere' efforts for transition

25 Nov 2020

Joe Biden says Trump administration making 'sincere' efforts for transition

United States President-elect Joe Biden said that the outgoing President Trump's administration has started reaching out to his transition team.

Biden fills key posts, India's "friend" named Secretary of State

24 Nov 2020

Biden fills key posts, India's "friend" named Secretary of State

Weeks after winning US elections, President-elect Joe Biden filled key positions in the cabinet, naming Antony Blinken as his Secretary of State.

Trump clears way for Biden's transition, but still not conceding

24 Nov 2020

Trump clears way for Biden's transition, but still not conceding

Outgoing US President Donald Trump finally agreed to make his successor Joe Biden's transition into the White House smooth, as he asked the General Services Administration to "do what needs to be done."

This custom iPhone 12 Pro costs over Rs. 11 lakh

20 Nov 2020

This custom iPhone 12 Pro costs over Rs. 11 lakh

Luxury smartphone maker Caviar, known for its GoT edition Galaxy Fold and Tesla Cybertruck-inspired iPhone 11 Pro, has launched a new customized iPhone 12 Pro model.

Trump fires official who rejected conspiracy theories about election fraud

18 Nov 2020

Trump fires official who rejected conspiracy theories about election fraud

In his quest to convince everyone that Joe Biden won United States Presidential Elections only because of fraud, incumbent President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired an official, whom he had appointed.

Trump supporters, protesters clash at 'Million MAGA March' in Washington

15 Nov 2020

Trump supporters, protesters clash at 'Million MAGA March' in Washington

Anti-Trump protesters and Trump supporters clashed on Saturday evening in Washington DC, United States.

Days after upsetting results, Trump comes close to conceding defeat

14 Nov 2020

Days after upsetting results, Trump comes close to conceding defeat

Refusing to concede defeat for days now, US President Donald Trump came closest ever to accepting his fate on Friday, by blurting that "time will tell" if he remains at the helm of the most powerful nation or not.

Rahul lacks "aptitude" to master a subject: Obama in memoir

13 Nov 2020

Rahul lacks "aptitude" to master a subject: Obama in memoir

Former US President Barack Obama, in his new memoir A Promised Land, mentioned Congress ex-President Rahul Gandhi, writing that he seemed "eager to impress" but lacked the "aptitude or passion" to master a subject.

Joe Biden names Indian-American as co-chair of coronavirus task force

10 Nov 2020

Joe Biden names Indian-American as co-chair of coronavirus task force

Keeping his promise of acting on the coronavirus pandemic as soon as he takes office, US President-elect Joe Biden formed a task force, which will guide his administration.

How Trump administration is making Joe Biden's transition difficult?

10 Nov 2020

How Trump administration is making Joe Biden's transition difficult?

US President Donald Trump's ouster from the White House will be far from seamless, as his tweets on the election results have confirmed.

Trump says Pfizer withheld announcement on COVID-19 vaccine before election

10 Nov 2020

Trump says Pfizer withheld announcement on COVID-19 vaccine before election

United States President Donald Trump has accused pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and the US Food and Drug Administration of delaying the announcement on a COVID-19 vaccine until after the 2020 Presidential election.

US election: All you need to know about Trump's lawsuits

09 Nov 2020

US election: All you need to know about Trump's lawsuits

Democrat Joe Biden has been elected President of the United States in the 2020 US election.

Coronavirus: US only nation to report over 10 million cases

09 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: US only nation to report over 10 million cases

In a grim turn of events, the United States became the first nation where coronavirus cases have trumped the ten million mark; the tally stands at 10,288,480. The powerful country has so far lost 243,768 to the contagious disease.

What happens if Trump refuses to leave the White House?

08 Nov 2020

What happens if Trump refuses to leave the White House?

Democrat Joe Biden has won the 2020 United States Presidential elections, denying rival Donald Trump a re-election. The President-elect is set to take oath in January 2021.

Coronavirus: US reports record single-day spike of 128k new cases

08 Nov 2020

Coronavirus: US reports record single-day spike of 128k new cases

As the United States has been more focused on the Presidential elections this past week, the COVID-19 situation has worsened.

Priyanka and other film stars celebrate Joe Biden-Kamala Harris's victory

08 Nov 2020

Priyanka and other film stars celebrate Joe Biden-Kamala Harris's victory

Many stars from the Indian film fraternity congratulated the United States President-elect Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris for winning the US elections.

#USElections 2020: A 2015 'Veep' episode correctly predicted Trump's reaction

08 Nov 2020

#USElections 2020: A 2015 'Veep' episode correctly predicted Trump's reaction

Democrat Joe Biden has won the 2020 US presidential election, defeating incumbent Donald Trump.

President-elect Joe Biden seeks to unite US in victory speech

08 Nov 2020

President-elect Joe Biden seeks to unite US in victory speech

United States President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris addressed the nation from the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, after winning the 2020 elections.

US election: Biden to become President, say reports; Trump reacts

07 Nov 2020

US election: Biden to become President, say reports; Trump reacts

Democratic nominee Joe Biden will become the 46th President of the United States, according to reports.

#USAElections2020: Counting continues; Biden, on road to presidency, addresses country

07 Nov 2020

#USAElections2020: Counting continues; Biden, on road to presidency, addresses country

Over three days after election night, the counting of votes continued in the United States of America making it clearer that Democrat Joe Biden will unseat the incumbent President Donald Trump.

#USAElections2020: Biden leads in traditionally red state Georgia; Trump suffers

06 Nov 2020

#USAElections2020: Biden leads in traditionally red state Georgia; Trump suffers

In what comes as a huge setback for incumbent US President Donald Trump, his opponent Joe Biden has taken a narrow lead in the state of Georgia, which has remained a GOP bastion for years. If the Democratic challenger wins Georgia, the White House will be stone's throw away for him.