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Pro-Trump protesters scale a wall as they storm the US Capitol Building, during clashes with Capitol police at a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 Presidential election results by the US Congress.(Reuters image)

Woman shot at US Capitol has died: Police

By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 06:08 AM IST
It remained unclear who shot the woman, but a witness said the shooting occurred after law enforcement authorities urged people to “get back.”
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US President Donald Trump has been trying to overturn the election results on the basis of unproven claims of large-scale electoral fraud.(AP)
US President Donald Trump has been trying to overturn the election results on the basis of unproven claims of large-scale electoral fraud.(AP)

Explained: What may happen on Jan 6 as Trump’s allies prepare to overturn electoral college results

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 05:44 PM IST
Several Republican leaders, including senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, have been warning their GOP colleagues to not disrupt the certification process.
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Twitter said it will no longer prompt quote tweets from the retweet icon. Meanwhile, Facebook has in the past few days rolled back their algorithm that lifted news from authoritative outlets over hyperpartisan sources.(Reuters file photo)
Twitter said it will no longer prompt quote tweets from the retweet icon. Meanwhile, Facebook has in the past few days rolled back their algorithm that lifted news from authoritative outlets over hyperpartisan sources.(Reuters file photo)

Twitter reverts to old retweet function after US election

By Reuters | Posted by Deepali Sharma
PUBLISHED ON DEC 17, 2020 12:59 PM IST
The microblogging site had in October made it difficult for users to retweet a tweet with misinformation and promoted the use of quote tweets, which included commentary from the user.
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Voters line up for the first day of early voting outside of the High Museum polling station on December 14 in Atlanta, Georgia for a run-off election for two US Senate seats.(AFP)
Voters line up for the first day of early voting outside of the High Museum polling station on December 14 in Atlanta, Georgia for a run-off election for two US Senate seats.(AFP)

Electors meet to affirm Biden’s win; Georgia run-off voting starts

By Yashwant Raj , edited by Vinod Janardhanan | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 11:37 PM IST
The electors will vote separately in their respective states either virtually or in person, in yet another election ritual propelled into public attention because of President Donald Trump’s refusal to accept his defeat, which has now been reaffirmed multiple times by courts, including twice by the Supreme Court.
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Twitter flagged Trump’s tweet about “many illegal votes” for making a disputed claim about election fraud.(Bloomberg)
Twitter flagged Trump’s tweet about “many illegal votes” for making a disputed claim about election fraud.(Bloomberg)

Donald Trump vows to press on in Wisconsin despite recount setback

By Bloomberg | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 06:35 AM IST
“The Wisconsin recount is not about finding mistakes in the count, it is about finding people who have voted illegally, and that case will be brought after the recount is over, on Monday or Tuesday,” tweeted Trump on Saturday.
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Sidney Powell, a Trump attorney cut loose by the Trump legal team this week, had put forward a conspiracy theory that election systems created in Venezuela at the behest of the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez helped tip the US election to Democratic President-elect Joe Biden.(Reuters)
Sidney Powell, a Trump attorney cut loose by the Trump legal team this week, had put forward a conspiracy theory that election systems created in Venezuela at the behest of the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez helped tip the US election to Democratic President-elect Joe Biden.(Reuters)

Former head of US election security calls Trump team fraud allegations ‘farcical’

By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Los Angeles
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 03:58 PM IST
Chris Krebs, the former director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, told the CBS 60 Minutes program that allegations of US voting machines being manipulated by foreign countries were baseless.
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US President Donald Trump arrives to a Thanksgiving video teleconference with members of the military forces at the White House in Washington.(Reuters File Photo)
US President Donald Trump arrives to a Thanksgiving video teleconference with members of the military forces at the White House in Washington.(Reuters File Photo)

Trump, still defiant, says he’ll give up power if electoral college backs Biden

By Bloomberg | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 10:35 PM IST
Trump said he’ll soon stage a rally in Georgia, where voters return to the polls in early January for a pair of runoff Senate races that will determine control of the chamber.
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the 20th Enlarged Meeting of the Political Bureau of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), in Pyongyang, North Korea.(via REUTERS)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the 20th Enlarged Meeting of the Political Bureau of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), in Pyongyang, North Korea.(via REUTERS)

Kim Jong Un likely to let his missiles do the talking with Joe Biden

By Bloomberg | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 27, 2020 06:26 AM IST
Kim Jong Un is one of the few world leaders who has yet to congratulate -- or even acknowledge -- the president-elect, particularly after Chinese President Xi Jinping did so on Wednesday.
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While the Trump campaign can still seek a recount of the Georgia votes under the state’s law, its Republican leaders appear in no mood to indulge his efforts to question the election outcome.(PTI image)
While the Trump campaign can still seek a recount of the Georgia votes under the state’s law, its Republican leaders appear in no mood to indulge his efforts to question the election outcome.(PTI image)

Trump wants courts to step in, maintain US ‘integrity’ as Biden set to form cabinet

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2020 09:46 AM IST
Trump on Sunday said that his investigators had found ‘hundreds of thousands of fraudulent votes’ which would be enough to “flip” at least four States and added that he hopes the courts would maintain the integrity of elections by doing ‘what has to be done’.
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Washington: President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, on prescription drug prices. AP/PTI(AP21-11-2020_000001A)(AP)
Washington: President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, on prescription drug prices. AP/PTI(AP21-11-2020_000001A)(AP)

Trump administration has done ‘everything required’ in event of transition, says White House

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Karan Manral | Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 02:59 PM IST
Incumbent President Donald Trump, a Republican, has refused to concede the November 3 election to former vice president Joe Biden, a Democrat. Instead, Trump has made allegations of widespread electoral fraud, without providing any evidence.
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Trump has been seeking absolute immunity from criminal probe while he remains in the White House.(REUTERS)
Trump has been seeking absolute immunity from criminal probe while he remains in the White House.(REUTERS)

US Election 2020: Legal battles Trump may face after losing presidential privileges

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2020 06:48 PM IST
The recent defeat in US elections has ensured that Trump will be stripped of his presidential privileges soon, leaving him vulnerable to civil and criminal proceedings.
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Biden has promised to reverse all measures to curtail the bandwidth of Obamacare.(REUTERS)
Biden has promised to reverse all measures to curtail the bandwidth of Obamacare.(REUTERS)

US Election 2020: Key health care measures likely to be reversed by Biden administration

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 05:33 PM IST
Trump brought several changes to the health care plan through executive orders since the administration was unable to push the amendments through Democrats-controlled House.
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In this file photo taken on December 19, 2019, US President Donald Trump leaves after speaking at a summit on transforming mental health treatment to combat homelessness, violence and substance abuse at the White House in Washington, DC.(AFP/ File)
In this file photo taken on December 19, 2019, US President Donald Trump leaves after speaking at a summit on transforming mental health treatment to combat homelessness, violence and substance abuse at the White House in Washington, DC.(AFP/ File)

Donald Trump admits Joe Biden ‘won’, but insists US election was ‘rigged’

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington, DC
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 10:29 PM IST
“He won because the Election was Rigged,” Trump tweeted, and went on to repeat his allegations of election fraud that have found no traction outside his support base, have failed to stand up in courts and have been debunked by top election security officials of his own administration
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Trump’s allies are talking up a wild plan to ensure that the US President remains in power .(AP)
Trump’s allies are talking up a wild plan to ensure that the US President remains in power .(AP)

US Election 2020: What are ‘faithless electors’ that Trump allies hyping to help him secure second term?

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 07:19 PM IST
Trump’s allies are talking up a wild plan to ensure that the US President remains in power even after convincingly losing popular as well as projected electoral votes.
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Mayur is a Masters in Music from Berklee, Valencia; (inset) a still from his “Vivekamunand Mix” starring Donald Trump
Mayur is a Masters in Music from Berklee, Valencia; (inset) a still from his “Vivekamunand Mix” starring Donald Trump

Social Media Star of the Week: Mayur ‘Vivkamunand Mix’ Jumani

By Karishma Kuenzang | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 08:16 AM IST
Meet the 28-year-old creator of the Donald Trup mash-up who has many more humorous songs to his credit
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An automatic recount was called under the state law of Florida, which reduced the vote margin from 1,784 to 327.(REUTERS)
An automatic recount was called under the state law of Florida, which reduced the vote margin from 1,784 to 327.(REUTERS)

US Election 2020: How was Florida recount during Bush candidacy different from Trump’s challenge?

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 07:27 PM IST
Republican George W. Bush was pitted against Democratic Vice-President Al Gore when the controversy surrounding Florida election results erupted.
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President-elect Joe Biden has already assembled transition team, responsible for ensuring a smooth transfer of power.(AP)
President-elect Joe Biden has already assembled transition team, responsible for ensuring a smooth transfer of power.(AP)

US Election 2020: What is GSA ‘ascertainment’ and how does it impact Biden-Harris transition team?

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 07:14 PM IST
For the formal commencement of presidential transition, the administrator of the federal GSA should ascertain the “apparent successful candidate” in the US elections.
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US President Donald Trump leaves after placing a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, on November 11.(AFP)
US President Donald Trump leaves after placing a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, on November 11.(AFP)

Top US officials refute Trump’s poll fraud allegations

By Yashwant Raj , edited by Vinod Janardhanan | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 05:13 PM IST
There is no evidence that any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes, or was in any way compromised, said a statement from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.
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President Donald Trump tweeted that 221,000 Pennsylvania votes ‘switched’ to Biden.(REUTERS)
President Donald Trump tweeted that 221,000 Pennsylvania votes ‘switched’ to Biden.(REUTERS)

US Election 2020: What is ‘Dominion Voting Systems’ that Trump keeps blaming for ‘electoral fraud’?

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 01:07 PM IST
US President Donald Trump tried to amplify the baseless claim that “Dominion deleted 2.7 million Trump votes nationwide.”
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US President-elect Joe Biden(Reuters)
US President-elect Joe Biden(Reuters)

Taliban asks Joe Biden to stick to US troop withdrawal deal

By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh | Kabul
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 02:31 PM IST
The United States has been pulling out troops under the deal which envisages the withdrawal to be complete by May, subject to certain security guarantees, while the Taliban holds peace talks with the Afghan government in Doha.
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Supporters of President Donald Trump protest outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, a day after the 2020 election was called for Democrat Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)(AP)
Supporters of President Donald Trump protest outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, a day after the 2020 election was called for Democrat Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)(AP)

US Election 2020: ‘Referendum’ on Donald Trump shatters turnout records

By Associated Press | Posted by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2020 11:55 AM IST
Turnout in the 2020 presidential election has hit a 50-year high, exceeding the record set by the 2008 presidential election of Barack Obama. As of Sunday, the tallied votes accounted for 62% of the eligible voting-age population in the US, 0.4% higher than in 2008.
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The image shows CNN anchor Van Jones.(Twitter/@CNN)
The image shows CNN anchor Van Jones.(Twitter/@CNN)

CNN anchor has emotional reaction to Joe Biden’s win, Michelle Obama tweets about it

By Sanya Budhiraja | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 09:27 PM IST
The video shows Van Jones’ reaction to CNN projecting Joe Biden as the winner of the US Election 2020.
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Joe Biden has become a familiar face in the Washington circles and is largely seen as a bipartisan figure(Reuters)
Joe Biden has become a familiar face in the Washington circles and is largely seen as a bipartisan figure(Reuters)

From youngest senator in 1972 to oldest President: Joe Biden’s inspiring 50 years’ journey

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 03:25 PM IST
Joe Biden first ran for President from Delaware in 1988 but withdrew his bid after he forgot to attribute British Labour Party leader Neil Kinnock, he ran for President against Barrack Obama in 2008 but lost, and now in 2020 he’s all set to enter the White House as the oldest President in history
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Vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris listens as US Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks about election results in Wilmington, Delaware.(REUTERS)
Vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris listens as US Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks about election results in Wilmington, Delaware.(REUTERS)

US Election 2020: Kamala Harris gives America a Second Family full of firsts

By Agencies | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2020 01:43 AM IST
Harris was jogging when the news broke, and tweeted a video of a call with her boss, Joe Biden, “We did it, we did it Joe! You’re going to be the next President of the United States!”
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Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden smiles as he speaks about the results of the 2020 U.S. presidential election during an appearance in Wilmington, Delaware, US.(REUTERS)
Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden smiles as he speaks about the results of the 2020 U.S. presidential election during an appearance in Wilmington, Delaware, US.(REUTERS)

US Election 2020: ‘History has been made,’ and other reactions from tweeple to Joe Biden’s win as 46th US president

By Sanya Budhiraja | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 12:13 AM IST
Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump in the presidential election to become the 46th president of the United States on November 7.
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Joe Biden beats Donald Trump to become the 46th President of the United States. With this victory, Kamala Harris made history as the first woman, the first Black American and the first Asian American vice-president of America.(AP)
Joe Biden beats Donald Trump to become the 46th President of the United States. With this victory, Kamala Harris made history as the first woman, the first Black American and the first Asian American vice-president of America.(AP)

Joe Biden defeats Donald Trump in US presidential election

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 11:01 PM IST
CNN, NBC News were among the television networks that called the race in his favour, minutes after projecting that he had won the key state of Pennsylvania.
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A waitress walks past an outdoor news video projection showing Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden, and preliminary presidential election results displayed at a restaurant's outdoor dining setting downtown Los Angeles late on November 6.(AP)
A waitress walks past an outdoor news video projection showing Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden, and preliminary presidential election results displayed at a restaurant's outdoor dining setting downtown Los Angeles late on November 6.(AP)

US poll fever grips India; internet search, interest soar

By Saubhadra Chatterji | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 04:20 PM IST
Analysts believe search for Biden, Trump and US polls online will again soar once the results are finally declared and Americans get their 46th president.
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Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) addresses supporters at a drive-in election eve rally on November 2, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.(AFP)
Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) addresses supporters at a drive-in election eve rally on November 2, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.(AFP)

Kamala Harris on the verge of many, many firsts

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 08:00 AM IST
Born of a mother from India and a father from Jamaica, Harris will become the first woman, first Indian American, first Black, first South Asian American and the first Asian ever elected as vice-president if Joe Biden wins the US presidential elections.
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A supporter holds a cardboard cutout of Democratic US presidential nominee Joe Biden during a march from McPherson square to the White House after Election Day in Washington.(REUTERS)
A supporter holds a cardboard cutout of Democratic US presidential nominee Joe Biden during a march from McPherson square to the White House after Election Day in Washington.(REUTERS)

How to get to the Oval Office — the Biden way

By Hindustan Times | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 08:04 AM IST
As Trump’s second-term hopes appear to shatter, here’s the possible recipe to Biden’s electoral success, if the leads and projections hold
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Democratic US presidential nominee Joe Biden makes a statement on the 2020 US presidential election results during a brief appearance before reporters in Wilmington, Delaware.(Reuters)
Democratic US presidential nominee Joe Biden makes a statement on the 2020 US presidential election results during a brief appearance before reporters in Wilmington, Delaware.(Reuters)

US Election 2020: Mr. President-elect?

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 02:12 AM IST
US Election 2020: Biden knocking on Oval Office door, will have votes to enter it if he hangs on to lead in Pennsylvania, or in any two of three other battleground states
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