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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."

Lisa Montgomery: US executes first female inmate in seven decades

13 Jan 2021

Lisa Montgomery: US executes first female inmate in seven decades

Early on Wednesday, the United States performed the first execution of a woman in nearly seven decades, as Lisa Montgomery was administered a lethal injection in Terre Haute, Indiana. She is the eleventh person to die after President Donald Trump restarted federal executions post a hiatus of 17 long years.

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.

Meet the Indian-American man who waved tricolor at US Capitol

08 Jan 2021

Meet the Indian-American man who waved tricolor at US Capitol

Wednesday's attack on the United States Capitol drew global attention, as thousands of supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump stormed the building, accusing the Democrats of stealing the election.

Capitol chaos: Resignations hit White House, Melania Trump's aide quits

07 Jan 2021

Capitol chaos: Resignations hit White House, Melania Trump's aide quits

As the violence in the United States Capitol on Wednesday went on to become one of the defining moments of the tumultuous tenure of outgoing President Donald Trump, the White House was jolted by a spate of resignations, including that of the chief of staff of First Lady Melania Trump.

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.

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.

United States has approved Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, says Trump

18 Dec 2020

United States has approved Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, says Trump

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine has been approved in the United States, outgoing President Donald Trump announced ahead of the nation's drug regulator.

Trump's move to his Florida estate challenged by neighbor

18 Dec 2020

Trump's move to his Florida estate challenged by neighbor

President Donald Trump's expected move to his Mar-a-Lago club after he leaves office next month is being challenged by a lawyer representing a neighbor.

French President Emmanuel Macron tests positive for coronavirus

17 Dec 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron tests positive for coronavirus

French President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for coronavirus, joining the long list of notable international personalities to have contracted the disease, that originated in China late last year.

Now, UK and US are eyeing a mini trade deal

17 Dec 2020

Now, UK and US are eyeing a mini trade deal

In its final days, the current United States administration, led by outgoing President Donald Trump, is trying to ink a mini trade deal with the United Kingdom that would reduce trade tariffs, reports BBC.

US, where over 300,000 died of coronavirus, starts vaccination drive

15 Dec 2020

US, where over 300,000 died of coronavirus, starts vaccination drive

The biggest ever vaccination drive in the United States started on Monday, as health workers were given the first doses of the coronavirus vaccine.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

#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.

US elections: Kanye West concedes defeat, hints at 2024 bid

04 Nov 2020

US elections: Kanye West concedes defeat, hints at 2024 bid

Rapper Kanye West on Tuesday (local time) voted for himself as the next President of the United States.

#USAElections2020: Trump alleges fraud as count continues; to move SC

04 Nov 2020

#USAElections2020: Trump alleges fraud as count continues; to move SC

As the counting of votes for the 2020 United States Presidential election continues, President Donald Trump issued a statement.

US election 2020: What you need to look out for

03 Nov 2020

US election 2020: What you need to look out for

The 2020 United States Presidential elections will decide whether President Donald Trump will return for a second term or if Democratic challenger Joe Biden will win.

Coronavirus vaccine in 2020? US drugmaker Pfizer isn't saying no!

28 Oct 2020

Coronavirus vaccine in 2020? US drugmaker Pfizer isn't saying no!

Even as experts worldwide have said that an effective coronavirus vaccine won't be out before 2021, American pharma giant Pfizer is hoping to deliver one this year itself, igniting hopes globally.

India-US 2+2 talks: Defense agreement, regional security on agenda

26 Oct 2020

India-US 2+2 talks: Defense agreement, regional security on agenda

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in India to participate in the third edition of 2+2 talks.

US Elections: Trump, Biden clash from afar at town halls

16 Oct 2020

US Elections: Trump, Biden clash from afar at town halls

American voters on Thursday (local time) heard incumbent President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden tell what they would do after coming to power and how they are the better version of their competitor.

60,000 PLA soldiers deployed: Mike Pompeo, amid Indo-China tensions

10 Oct 2020

60,000 PLA soldiers deployed: Mike Pompeo, amid Indo-China tensions

China has deployed over 60,000 soldiers on India's Northern border, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in interviews after returning from Tokyo where he met counterparts from Japan, Australia, and India.

During debate with Pence, Harris berates Trump's handling of coronavirus

08 Oct 2020

During debate with Pence, Harris berates Trump's handling of coronavirus

US Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic challenger Kamala Harris, sitting 12 feet apart, participated in the only Vice Presidential debate of the 2020 elections, and unsurprisingly, President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic dominated the interaction.

US Presidential debate rules to change after Trump-Biden spat

01 Oct 2020

US Presidential debate rules to change after Trump-Biden spat

The commission that oversees United States Presidential debates has said that it will change the debate format after a chaotic face-off between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden.

How were Delhi riots planned? Police explains alleged conspirators' role

22 Sep 2020

How were Delhi riots planned? Police explains alleged conspirators' role

In its charge-sheet related to Delhi riots, that broke out in February 2020, the Delhi Police claimed that seeds for the violence were sowed after the results of the 2019 general elections were declared and that the conspirators wanted to topple an elected government.

Joe Biden claims 200,000,000 have died of coronavirus in US

21 Sep 2020

Joe Biden claims 200,000,000 have died of coronavirus in US

Democrat Joe Biden, who is challenging President Donald Trump for the White House, made a gaffe by saying 200 million have died of coronavirus in the United States when in reality the death toll is 204,122.

ByteDance values TikTok at $60 billion for US deal

20 Sep 2020

ByteDance values TikTok at $60 billion for US deal

Chinese giant ByteDance is said to have valued TikTok at an approximate $60 billion.

#WeeklyRecap: Potential life on Venus, Apple's new hardware, and more

20 Sep 2020

#WeeklyRecap: Potential life on Venus, Apple's new hardware, and more

This week, a number of developments were noted in the world of technology, including an unexpected - and still unconfirmed - case of alien life discovery.

End of TikTok's woes? Trump approves Oracle's bid for TikTok

20 Sep 2020

End of TikTok's woes? Trump approves Oracle's bid for TikTok

TikTok finally appears to be finalizing a way to prevent itself from getting banned in the United States.

Plea of 169 Indians against Trump's H-1B visa move rejected

18 Sep 2020

Plea of 169 Indians against Trump's H-1B visa move rejected

A United States judge has turned down a plea by 169 Indians challenging President Donald Trump's decision to suspend H-1B visas till the end of this year, a move widely criticized by tech giants.

Trump knew coronavirus was deadly, downplayed threat, claims Woodward's book

10 Sep 2020

Trump knew coronavirus was deadly, downplayed threat, claims Woodward's book

Much before coronavirus took the first life in the United States, President Donald Trump understood the severity of it, but chose to mislead the public, a new book by journalist Bob Woodward claims.