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President Donald Trump waves from a golf cart as he plays golf at Trump National Golf Club, Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in Sterling.(AP)

Appeals court rejects Donald Trump’s challenge of Pennsylvania race

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Philadelphia
PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2020 06:58 AM IST
Trump’s lawyers vowed to appeal to the Supreme Court despite the judges’ assessment that the “campaign’s claims have no merit.”
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US President Donald Trump.(Reuters)
US President Donald Trump.(Reuters)

Trump’s legal team cried vote fraud, but courts found none

By Associated Press | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Philadelphia
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 04:16 AM IST
The strategy may have played well in front of television cameras and on talk radio to Trump’s supporters. But it has proved a disaster in court, where judges uniformly rejected their claims of vote fraud and found the campaign’s legal work amateurish.
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US President Donald Trump.(REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump.(REUTERS)

Trump campaign appeals dismissal of Pennsylvania election suit

By Bloomberg | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 03:19 AM IST
The campaign’s filing on Sunday, with the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia, had been expected.
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US President Donald Trump pauses as he speaks about the "Operation Warp Speed" program during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.(REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump pauses as he speaks about the "Operation Warp Speed" program during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.(REUTERS)

Donald Trump’s challenge to election results hits hardest at Black voters

By Bloomberg | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 05:31 PM IST
While the Trump campaign says it is merely targeting places where fraud is most likely to have occurred, the racial cast to the president’s attempt to cling to power has drawn criticism from Democrats.
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Electoral workers count postal ballots following the 2020 US Presidential election, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.(Reuters)
Electoral workers count postal ballots following the 2020 US Presidential election, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.(Reuters)

Armed men arrested outside counting centre in Philadelphia were trying to deliver fake ballots: Reports

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh | New York
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 04:19 PM IST
Antonio LaMotta, 61, and Joshua Macias, 42, both of Chesapeake, Virginia, were arrested on Thursday night outside the center on suspicion of carrying handguns in Pennsylvania state without permits, according to US media reports.
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US President Donald Trump.(Reuters)
US President Donald Trump.(Reuters)

Philadelphia Mayor tells Trump to ‘put his big boy pants on’ and accept defeat

By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 06:15 AM IST
“I think what the President needs to do is frankly put his big boy pants on,” said Kenney in a press conference, reported CNN.
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Philadelphia Police officer stands guard near Pennsylvania Convention Center after probing alleged plot to attack vote counting venue.(Reuters)
Philadelphia Police officer stands guard near Pennsylvania Convention Center after probing alleged plot to attack vote counting venue.(Reuters)

Philadelphia Police probe alleged plot to attack vote counting venue

By Reuters | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 09:34 PM IST
Local police received a tip about a Hummer with armed people driving up from Virginia with plans to attack the convention center, a police representative said.
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Philadelphia police officers form a line during a demonstration in Philadelphia, late Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. Hundreds of demonstrators marched in West Philadelphia over the death of Walter Wallace Jr., a Black man who was killed by police in Philadelphia on Monday. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)(AP)
Philadelphia police officers form a line during a demonstration in Philadelphia, late Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. Hundreds of demonstrators marched in West Philadelphia over the death of Walter Wallace Jr., a Black man who was killed by police in Philadelphia on Monday. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)(AP)

Philadelphia Police pledges to release body camera footage over fatal shooting of African-American youth

By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral | Philadelphia
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 07:57 AM IST
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said the footage will be released “in the near future” once it has been shared with the family of 27-year-old Walter Wallace Jr, who was fatally shot on Monday by the police.
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Hundreds of demonstrators had a face-off with the police in West Philadelphia over the death of Walter Wallace, a Black man who was killed by police in Philadelphia on Monday. Police shot and killed the 27-year-old on a Philadelphia street after yelling at him to drop his knife. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Hundreds of demonstrators had a face-off with the police in West Philadelphia over the death of Walter Wallace, a Black man who was killed by police in Philadelphia on Monday. Police shot and killed the 27-year-old on a Philadelphia street after yelling at him to drop his knife. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Philadelphia police shooting: Had called for ambulance and not police, victim’s kin say

By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral | Philadelphia
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2020 06:55 AM IST
27-year-old African-American youth, Walter Wallace, was shot dead by two Philadelphia police officers after the police had received a call on Monday about a man screaming and being armed with a knife.
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A police officer lies on the ground before being loaded into an ambulance on 52nd Street in West Philadelphia in the early hours of Tuesday.(AP)
A police officer lies on the ground before being loaded into an ambulance on 52nd Street in West Philadelphia in the early hours of Tuesday.(AP)

Philadelphia police shooting of Black man sparks unrest

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Philadelphia
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 08:34 PM IST
Wallace was hit in the shoulder and chest. One of the officers then put him in a police vehicle and drove him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
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US President Donald Trump during the third and final presidential debate with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, US on October 22, 2020.(Reuters Photo)
US President Donald Trump during the third and final presidential debate with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, US on October 22, 2020.(Reuters Photo)

Donald Trump campaign tapes voters at drop boxes, threatens lawsuit

By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Harrisburg
PUBLISHED ON OCT 23, 2020 07:22 AM IST
Though the city had forwarded the campaign’s information to the district attorney’s office, Field said, the elections office does not track whose ballots are dropped into particular drop boxes.
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Former US President Barack Obama campaigns on behalf of Democratic presidential nominee and his former Vice President Joe Biden in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US on October 21, 2020.(Reuters Photo)
Former US President Barack Obama campaigns on behalf of Democratic presidential nominee and his former Vice President Joe Biden in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US on October 21, 2020.(Reuters Photo)

Barack Obama rips into Donald Trump’s record in 2020 campaign trail debut

By Reuters | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Philadelphia
PUBLISHED ON OCT 22, 2020 07:59 AM IST
Barack Obama, who governed for two terms and remains one of the most popular figures in the Democratic Party, blasted Donald Trump for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Lou Holtz, former University of Notre Dame football coach, talks to supporters at a Catholics for Trump event in Chalfont.(AP)
Lou Holtz, former University of Notre Dame football coach, talks to supporters at a Catholics for Trump event in Chalfont.(AP)

For Donald Trump, city where ‘bad things happen’ looms large

By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai | Philadelphia
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2020 04:54 PM IST
For decades, Philadelphia has been the cornerstone of Democratic victories in the battleground state — producing Democratic margins so massive that winning statewide has been a longshot for most Republican presidential candidates.
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Trump will be in Miami, the network said, while Biden, who had already booked his appearance last week, will be in Philadelphia.(AP)
Trump will be in Miami, the network said, while Biden, who had already booked his appearance last week, will be in Philadelphia.(AP)

Donald Trump, Joe Biden to hold rival TV town halls instead of debate

By Agence France-Presse| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Washington
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2020 06:09 PM IST
The two were originally meant to have been meeting for their second debate on Thursday evening. Instead, they will be simultaneously, but separately, talking to voters in TV studios -- NBC for Trump and ABC for Biden.
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Police were searching for suspects and no arrests were immediately reported(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Police were searching for suspects and no arrests were immediately reported(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

3 blow up ATM in open Chinese restaurant, flee without cash

By Associated Press | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Philadelphia
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2020 08:07 AM IST
The men placed some kind of explosive device which damaged the ATM and the window and knocked items off shelves behind the counter, police said.
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A protester holds up a sign after a grand jury announced its decision in the case of Breonna Taylor’s death , in Louisville, Kentucky.
A protester holds up a sign after a grand jury announced its decision in the case of Breonna Taylor’s death , in Louisville, Kentucky.

Anger on US streets as cops let off over Black woman’s death

By Associated Press | Hindustan Times, Louisville, Kentucky, Louisville, Kentucky
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 02:40 AM IST
A grand jury returned three charges of wanton endangerment on Wednesday against fired officer Brett Hankison over shooting into a home next to Taylor’s with people inside.
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A woman takes a selfie with the Fearless Girl statue in Manhattan, New York City, after a jabot collar was placed on it in honour of late judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
A woman takes a selfie with the Fearless Girl statue in Manhattan, New York City, after a jabot collar was placed on it in honour of late judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Trump to name RBG’s replacement by Saturday, Biden slams his haste

By Agencies | Washington, Washington
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 05:08 AM IST
The sudden vacancy is reshaping the presidential race, which to this point has been largely a referendum on how Trump had managed the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Kabir Akhtar is an Indian-origin American director of the series Never Have I Ever and is the nephew of lyricist Javed Akhtar
Kabir Akhtar is an Indian-origin American director of the series Never Have I Ever and is the nephew of lyricist Javed Akhtar

The new Akhtar on the block

By Lubna Salim | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 06:32 PM IST
Meet the Emmy-winning director-editor who talks as passionately about racism as his love for samosas
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The Gamaleya Institute did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the formal letter sent on Monday.(REUTERS)
The Gamaleya Institute did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the formal letter sent on Monday.(REUTERS)

15 scientists launch critique of Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine data

By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakasi | Milan
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2020 11:39 AM IST
Last week the institute rejected the critique contained in the open letter, which was initially signed by 26 scientists but now has 38 signatories.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Charlotte in March 2020.(AP File Photo)
President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Charlotte in March 2020.(AP File Photo)

Donald Trump and Joe Biden hit campaign trail to tout plans for US economic recovery

By Reuters | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Philadelphia/Aboard Air Force One
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 01:25 AM IST
The US economy is showing only early signs of recovery from a sharp downturn. As US presidential elections approach, Donald Trump and Joe Biden are seeking votes on how they can facilitate the economic revival from coronavirus shutdowns.
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The Covid-19 pandemic has led to an urgent need for the development of a safe and effective vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the Covid-19 disease, the researchers said.(Bloomberg)
The Covid-19 pandemic has led to an urgent need for the development of a safe and effective vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the Covid-19 disease, the researchers said.(Bloomberg)

Targets for Covid-19 vaccine identified by scientists

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2020 08:25 PM IST
The researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in the US employed the same approach used to elicit an immune response against cancer cells to stimulate an immune response against the novel coronavirus.
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This is also an opportunity to talk about the disease with friends, family and others and also support those have the condition.(Unsplash)
This is also an opportunity to talk about the disease with friends, family and others and also support those have the condition.(Unsplash)

Haemophilia Day 2020: Significance and history

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 04:49 PM IST
Every year on April 17, Haemophilia Day is recognised to raise awareness about Haemophilia and other similar bleeding disorders.
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In today’s world, people have played all sorts of pranks on this day.(Unsplash)
In today’s world, people have played all sorts of pranks on this day.(Unsplash)

April Fools’ Day 2020: History and significance

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2020 09:01 AM IST
The origins of April Fools’ Day remain a mystery for many of us. According to some historians, it is believed that April Fools’ Day dates back to 1582 when France switched to the Gregorian calendar.
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Bobbie Floyd adopted six biological siblings. (representational image)(Unsplash)
Bobbie Floyd adopted six biological siblings. (representational image)(Unsplash)

Six siblings reunite thanks to their foster mom

By Asian News International | Washington D.C.
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2020 05:05 PM IST
Bobbie Floyd adopted four biological siblings and plans to adopt the other two, bringing the total to six siblings, reported Fox News
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Punjab-origin Uber driver gets 1-year jail for transporting illegal immigrants in US

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2020 10:58 PM IST
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Witnesses said Subramani and two friends were rooftop hopping on the night of January 11 when the accident happened.(Facebook)
Witnesses said Subramani and two friends were rooftop hopping on the night of January 11 when the accident happened.(Facebook)

Indian-American medical student falls to death in Philadelphia

By Indo Asian News Service | Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2020 12:07 PM IST
The victim was identified as the 23-year-old third-year Drexel College of Medicine student Vivek Subramani.He was found by his friends face down in a pool of blood and unresponsive.
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Looking to find ways to unwind and relax in Philadelphia? Here are a few spas you could try.(Unsplash)
Looking to find ways to unwind and relax in Philadelphia? Here are a few spas you could try.(Unsplash)

Looking to find ways to unwind and relax in Philadelphia? Here are a few spas you could try

By Asian News International | Philadelphia [US]
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2019 11:19 AM IST
Vacationing in Philadelphia and looking for some good quality spas to help yourself relax and unwind? Here are six good quality hotels that offer spa services and will help you find the best suitable place.
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Bill Omar’s channel named ‘Omi in a Hellcat’ grabbed everyone’s eyeballs as he created content based on his everyday life.
Bill Omar’s channel named ‘Omi in a Hellcat’ grabbed everyone’s eyeballs as he created content based on his everyday life.

Bill Omar’s journey from rags to riches as a top YouTuber will inspire you to work hard in life

UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 06:12 PM IST
His YouTube channel has been growing at a rapid speed and has more than 485K subscribers. He shares all the happenings of his daily life on the Internet.
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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders attends the Islamic Society of North America's Convention in Houston, Texas, US.(Reuters)
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders attends the Islamic Society of North America's Convention in Houston, Texas, US.(Reuters)

Bernie Sanders to take a break from campaigning to rest his voice

By Associated Press | Washington
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 06:51 AM IST
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will return home following his appearance on Sunday at the College of Charleston’s “Bully Pulpit” series.
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Philadelphia: Police officers escort a bystander away from the scene of a shooting, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, in the Nicetown neighborhood of Philadelphia. AP/PTI(AP8_15_2019_000012B)(AP)
Philadelphia: Police officers escort a bystander away from the scene of a shooting, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, in the Nicetown neighborhood of Philadelphia. AP/PTI(AP8_15_2019_000012B)(AP)

Six US police wounded in Philadelphia shooting

By Agence France-Presse | Washington
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 12:06 PM IST
All of the officers were later released from hospital, but police Commissioner Richard Ross Jr said that in 30 years he had never seen so many officers shot over such a long period of time.
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