Trump boasts of 'online poll results' with 98.9% of viewers saying he shouldn’t concede

According to the results of the ‘poll’ in which Trump claimed 192,774 people voted, 98.9% or 190,593 were not in favour of conceding to Biden while 1.1% or 2,181 voted in favour.

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Pennsylvania certifies Joe Biden's victory in US elections as stocks surge

A Pennsylvania judge had earlier rejected a legal challenge by Trump's election campaign which sought to nullify votes of the US election 2020

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India has to be a key partner in engaging China from a position of strength: Antony Blinken

A Biden administration will also have no tolerance for terrorism in South Asia, he said in response to another question.

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What Donald Trump liked about being president

In the weeks since Election Day, the president and his allies have set off on a groundless and dangerous effort to overturn the will of an electorate that rejected him, moving to undercut basic…

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After Trump, Biden faces pressure to stand up to China by embracing Taiwan

President Donald Trump has made cultivating closer ties with Taiwan a critical part of his efforts to counter China’s rising influence

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US elections results 2020: Joe Biden wins Georgia after recount, says state election official

Democratic candidate Joe Biden won with 306 electoral votes to Trump's 232 nationwide

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Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani's hair dye melting during press meet sparks wave of memes

This incident sparked a wave of memes across social media platforms.

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Donald Trump's daughter-in-law, Lara, may run for Senate in North Carolina

Republican senator from North Carolina Richard Burr claimed he will not be seeking reelection in 2022 from the state

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'Don't be embarrassing': Czech President asks Donald Trump to step down

The 76-year-old leader has served two terms in his country as the President, and one as the Prime Minister

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‘I am confident he knows he hasn't won’: Joe Biden on Trump

Trump is behind "incredibly damaging messages being sent to the rest of the world about how democracy functions," Biden told reporters in his home state of Delaware.

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US elections 2020: Trump campaign drops Michigan vote count lawsuit

US networks had earlier declared Democrat Joe Biden winner in the crucial battleground state of Michigan. The state has 16 electoral vote.

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Donald Trump asks judge to declare him winner in Pennsylvania

Republican Trump's campaign has filed a flurry of lawsuits in a long-shot bid to reverse the election

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'We are watching you': Arizona election officer receives death threats after US election results

'Our democracy is tested constantly, it continues to prevail, and it will not falter under my watch,' the election officer said

 

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Post election political chaos in US endangering its democracy

With the aftereffects of the US election 2020 clear to any unprejudiced spectator, the path to a peaceful transition of power seems anything but certain

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Counties that suffered higher unemployment voted for Biden

The counties won by President-elect Joe Biden experienced worse job losses, on average, during the initial wave of pandemic layoffs than the counties where President Donald Trump was strongest in…

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US Election 2020

US Presidential elections 2020

The heat is on as we head towards November 3, the date for US Presidential elections 2020. The most powerful democracy in the world will elect a person to preside over Oval Office and the USA. The winner will be 46th President of United States of America. Since USA is the most influential nation in the world, the result of US election has an impact on global politics, economy, trade and more. Watch this space as we bring you the latest US election news

US Presidential elections 2020 - Who are the candidates?

Current US President Donald Trump will be fighting to retain his hold on power. He is the candidate of Republican Party. He has a formidable opponent in Joe Biden, who is Democratic Party candidate and also former Vice-President of USA. He served under former US President Barack Obama from 2008 to 2016.

Mike Pence, the current Vice-President, is Donald Trump's running mate while Joe Biden has chosen Kamala Harris as his running mate. If Biden wins, Kamala Harris will be the first woman Vice-President of USA

USA has a two-party system. In United States Presidential Election, the main face-off takes place between the Republican Party and Democratic Party

US Election - How is the President elected?

In a US election, voters do not elect the president directly. USA has an electoral college system. The candidate who secures more than 270 out of 538 electoral votes wins the election. After the popular vote, electors in each state mostly vote for the candidate that the popular vote has favoured.

Not every US state has the same number of electors. Number of electors in a state depends on that state's representation in the US Congress.

2020 Presidential - ElectionWhat are Swing States?

In US, there are states in which Republican Party has been dominant traditionally as there are others in which Democratic Party has been dominant.

Swing States are ones who have voted for both parties. A general mood is gauged in these states by both parties before the elections.

In US election 2020, these are expected to be the swing states Florida, Ohio, Arizona, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin

‘I am confident he knows he hasn't won’: Joe Biden on Trump

Trump is behind "incredibly damaging messages being sent to the rest of the world about how democracy functions," Biden told reporters in his home state of Delaware.

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US elections 2020: Trump campaign drops Michigan vote count lawsuit

US networks had earlier declared Democrat Joe Biden winner in the crucial battleground state of Michigan. The state has 16 electoral vote.

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Donald Trump asks judge to declare him winner in Pennsylvania

Republican Trump's campaign has filed a flurry of lawsuits in a long-shot bid to reverse the election

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'We are watching you': Arizona election officer receives death threats after US election results

'Our democracy is tested constantly, it continues to prevail, and it will not falter under my watch,' the election officer said

 

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Post election political chaos in US endangering its democracy

With the aftereffects of the US election 2020 clear to any unprejudiced spectator, the path to a peaceful transition of power seems anything but certain

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Counties that suffered higher unemployment voted for Biden

The counties won by President-elect Joe Biden experienced worse job losses, on average, during the initial wave of pandemic layoffs than the counties where President Donald Trump was strongest in…

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Judy Shelton, Trump fed nominee, fails to advance to final vote

In a sign of how narrow the margin was, Sen. Kamala Harris of California, the vice president-elect, returned to Capitol Hill for the first time since the presidential election in part to vote…

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'Theatrics, not really lawsuits': Trump electors want courts to stop Biden's Nevada win

'We have not seen their complaint yet; however, it sounds like they are repeating allegations the courts have already rejected,' Joe Biden's campaign said

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President Trump fires US election security official who rejected fraud claims 

"The recent statement by Chris Krebs on the security of the 2020 Election was highly inaccurate, in that there were massive improprieties and fraud," wrote in a tweet.

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Modi-Biden speak; discuss cooperation on COVID, Indo-pacific

As vice president under Obama's administration, he had engaged with the Indian PM

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Even in defeat, Trump found new voters across the US

Once again, Trump found a trove of new followers in a fast-declining monolith of white blue-collar voters that went largely undetected by public opinion polls.

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US election 2020: Trump refuses to concede, Biden's camp gets to work

In the United States, Donald Trump is still blocking the transfer of power. Meanwhile, Joe Biden and his team have sprung into action. On Monday, the President-elect addressed two of America's…

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Biden could name top staff as Trump tries to block transition

President-elect Joe Biden will focus on shaping his core White House team on Tuesday while outgoing President Donald Trump presses on with his increasingly tenuous legal fight to reverse his loss…

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Michelle Obama slams Donald Trump; says democracy bigger than anybody's ego

The official progress measure has not formally begun in light of the fact that Trump has unjustifiably would not acknowledge President-elect Joe Biden's triumph

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Leftists and moderates, stop fighting. You need one another

A worshipful cult of personality surrounded the president, whose administration was nakedly disdainful of truth. Yet four years earlier Bush had lost the popular vote, in a race in which…

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Election security experts contradict Trump’s voting claims

The rebuttal, in a letter to be published on various websites, did not mention Trump by name but amounted to another forceful corrective to the torrents of disinformation that he has posted on…

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Biden warns 'more people may die' if Trump doesn't cooperate with transition

Biden was declared winner of the November 3 election but Trump has not conceded, and his administration has so far failed to formally acknowledge the veteran Democrat as the president-elect.

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US election 2020: 16 days after Biden was declared President-elect, what is Trump up to?

On November 7, 2020 American networks declared Joe Biden the President-elect. 16 days in, and the incumbent president Donald Trump has not conceded

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The cities accused in fraud conspiracies didn’t cost Trump the election

Philadelphia, Milwaukee and Detroit were not decisive in explaining why the Northern battleground states flipped from Trump four years ago to Biden in 2020. Voters outside of these cities…

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Trump, the absolute worst loser

Trump believes he can use the judiciary as a weapon against the American people. The judiciary is not likely to allow itself to be used.

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President Xi congratulates president-elect Joe Biden on US election victory

Earlier, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin had said: “We respect the choice of the American people.

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Trump boasts of 'online poll results' with 98.9% of viewers saying he shouldn’t concede

According to the results of the ‘poll’ in which Trump claimed 192,774 people voted, 98.9% or 190,593 were not in favour of conceding to Biden while 1.1% or 2,181 voted in favour.

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Pennsylvania certifies Joe Biden's victory in US elections as stocks surge

A Pennsylvania judge had earlier rejected a legal challenge by Trump's election campaign which sought to nullify votes of the US election 2020

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India has to be a key partner in engaging China from a position of strength: Antony Blinken

A Biden administration will also have no tolerance for terrorism in South Asia, he said in response to another question.

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What Donald Trump liked about being president

In the weeks since Election Day, the president and his allies have set off on a groundless and dangerous effort to overturn the will of an electorate that rejected him, moving to undercut basic…

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After Trump, Biden faces pressure to stand up to China by embracing Taiwan

President Donald Trump has made cultivating closer ties with Taiwan a critical part of his efforts to counter China’s rising influence

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'Lockdown', 'Coronavirus', 'Mail-in' and more: Oxford English Dictionary fails to pick one 'word of the year'

As coronavirus took over the world, the language world was also taken over by pandemic-related words such as 'COVID-19', 'lockdown', 'social distancing' and 'reopening'

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Transition Executive announces start of process for Joe Biden

The statement came at the same time as Trump dropping a hint of him finally admitting his defeat

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‘Do what needs to be done’: Trump clears the way for Biden's transition

Trump's tweet that the General Services Administration should "do what needs to be done" came after the agency's head, Emily Murphy, said she was releasing the long-delayed assistance. 

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Covid vaccine could reach first Americans by December 11: Top health official

'Our plan is to be able to ship vaccines to the immunization sites within 24 hours of approval' by the US Food and Drug Administration,' Moncef Slaoui said.

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Joe Biden to name Antony Blinken as Secretary of State: Reports

A close Joe Biden ally has now revealed to local media houses that the 58-year-old is most likely to be Joe Biden's most likely pick to replace Mike Pompeo from Donald Trump's cabinet

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Joe Biden is a very weak President, could start wars: China’s top political scientist

Zheng, a Chinese government advisor has said that Beijing should be prepared for a tough stance from Washington.

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Trump campaign cuts ties with lawyer Sidney Powell who made voter fraud claims

Trump had tweeted on November 14 that Powell would be a member of his legal team, alongside Giuliani and campaign legal adviser Jenna Ellis.

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Duty or party? For Republicans, a choice on whether to enable Trump

The country is on a knife’s edge, with GOP officials from state capitols to Congress choosing between the will of voters and the will of one man

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US judge dismisses Trump election lawsuit in Pennsylvania

Trump and his allies have now won two election-related cases and lost 34, according to Democratic election lawyer Marc Elias.

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You're fired: Twitter to hand over POTUS account to Biden, whether Trump concedes or not

While the decision has been appreciated by many, some believe this action will not stop Trump from tweeting "FAKE NEWS" as the reality TV star mainly uses his personal Twitter account '@…

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US elections results 2020: Joe Biden wins Georgia after recount, says state election official

Democratic candidate Joe Biden won with 306 electoral votes to Trump's 232 nationwide

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Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani's hair dye melting during press meet sparks wave of memes

This incident sparked a wave of memes across social media platforms.

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Donald Trump's daughter-in-law, Lara, may run for Senate in North Carolina

Republican senator from North Carolina Richard Burr claimed he will not be seeking reelection in 2022 from the state

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'Don't be embarrassing': Czech President asks Donald Trump to step down

The 76-year-old leader has served two terms in his country as the President, and one as the Prime Minister

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Farewell Trump: Joe Biden's face masks get popular after US election results

A Japanese mask producing company, Ogawa Studio, has seen an increase in the demand for President-elect Joe Biden's masks, giving yet another

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US Elections 2020: Celebrities who supported Joe Biden in the presidential race to the White House

The battle is finally over, and all the Americans got their next commander in chief Joe Biden, the 46th President of United States.

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Family affair: Joe Biden's family celebrates his historical win as President-elect

When Joe Biden was declared as the President-elect of the US, his whole family joined in on the celebrations

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Lonely ride: Donald Trump returns defeated after spending a day on the golf course

From golfing trip to returning back in the White House as a former President, here's how Donald Trump spent his time when Joe Biden was announced as President-elect of the US

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US election result 2020: Check out the celebrities who supported Donald Trump

We’ve compiled a list of all the stars who have endorsed Donald Trump in the 2020 US elections.

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With guns, flags and tears, Trump supporters express anger, disappointment

Teary-eyed supporters of Donald Trump marched on the streets holding Trump's posters, US flags and guns. Here's how the streets echoed with 'Stop the count'

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Honk and clap: President-elect Joe Biden holds drive-in victory celebrations

The Democrat candidate Joe Biden and Kamala Harris defeated Donald Trump and Mike Pence to become the new President and Vice President of the US.

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US election result 2020: Joe Biden becomes President-elect; America celebrates

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris inch closer to the White House, defeating Donald Trump and Mike Pence

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Hollywood stars who pledged to leave the country if Trump wins again

Four years ago, in 2016 remember when half of Hollywood A-listers said that if Donald Trump will get re-elected as America's next president, then they’d be leaving America or even the planet. 

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Uncanny sights from the US election 2020

US election 2020: With Joe Biden and Donald Trump battling it out in key states, supporters of both the candidates have found different ways to express solidarity.

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US election 2020: Historical firsts in the presidential election

From four consecutive two-term presidencies to a historic quartet due to age gaps, the US election 2020 has seen a lot of firsts with moments to go for the final winner of the battle between Presid

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US election result 2020: Demonstrators protest against Donald Trump as Biden leads polls

Americans are taking over the streets with slogans such as 'Vote him out' as few states have started declaring US election results 

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US election 2020: Here's what voting looks like in uncertain times

The United States is currently voting to elect its next president: a fierce battle between the incumbent Republican Donald Trump and Democratic hopeful Joe Biden. 

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US elections 2020: Crucial states that could determine course of the race

The US presidential election will be decided by about a dozen states that could swing to either President Donald Trump, a Republican, or Democratic challenger Joe Biden.

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Kamala Harris' ancestral village in India prays for her victory in US Election 2020 | Photos

The villagers of Thulasenthirapuram in Tamil Nadu, India are looking at heavens are urging the Gods to bring luck to Kamala Harris in US Election 2020

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US election 2020: Polls begin as voters decide on Trump's fate

The United States kicked off Election Day at the stroke of midnight on Tuesday.

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American businesses prepare for possible civil unrest after US election 2020

As the two political parties are gearing up for celebration, Americans are beefing up security to protect their businesses

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Joe Biden holds 'drive-in' rally a week before US election 2020

Joe Biden held a successful "drive-in" election rally and accused his rival Donald trump of downplaying the novel coronavirus, a week before the US Elections 2020 

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US Election 2020: FLOTUS Melania Trump and her recent controversies

The First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump, is known for more reasons than just being Donald Trump's wife. Here are few of the recent controversies and rumours surrounding the FLOTUS

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US election 2020: Trump family finally wears facemasks at the last presidential debate

The family members of US President Donald Trump finally wore facemasks during the third and last presidential debate after getting warned that they could be thrown out if they took them off.

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