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CtoI News Desk December 29th 2022 USA

Elon Musk to back Ron DeSantis in US Presidential race

News: Billionaire Elon Musk has said that he would back Florida governor Ron DeSantis of the Republican Party if he contested the 2024 US...

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Trump announces 2024 White House bid

Former US President Donald Trump today announced his third bid to run for President in the 2024 election.

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Ex-US President Trump to make ‘big announcement’ next week

Donald Trump said yesterday he would be making a "very big announcement" next week, with the former president expected to jump into the race...

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World leaders shocked at US Capitol violence, express outrage at assault on democracy

Leaders of nations like Britain, France, India, Canada, Australia and many others have strongly condemned the storming of the US Capitol in...

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Asian-Americans favoured Joe Biden over Donald Trump 68% to 29%: AALDEF exit poll

The exit poll also found that Asian-Americans generally disapproved of Trump’s performance as President.

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Trump says he will concede if Biden win is certified by Electoral College but says it would be mistake

The Electoral College, which determines the White House winner, will meet on December 14 to certify Biden's victory.

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Madame Tussauds London redresses Trump wax statue in golfing attire after election defeat

Gone are the Trump statue’s blue suit and he now sports patterned golfing trousers, a purple-coloured top, golf shoes and of course, the...

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“Chill, Donald, Chill!” tweets Greta Thunberg, repeating Trump’s 2019 words to her

Thunberg’s tweet has since gone viral with millions of people ‘liking’ the post.

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US TV networks cut away from Trump’s live address as president makes unsubstantiated claims

Networks that pulled out of the president’s address included MSNBC, ABC News and NBC.

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US President Donald Trump loses legal battles in Georgia and Michigan

Votes are still being counted in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Nevada and North Carolina.

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Bernie Sanders accurately predicted how Trump would react to election results two weeks ago, video is now viral

Sanders had also predicted a flood of mailed-in ballots resulting in a delay in the completion of the counting process.

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Democrat Indian-origin millionaire Shri Thanedar elected to Michigan state legislature

The 65-year-old won from the 3rd District of Michigan with 93 per cent of the total votes.

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Biden wins swing states of Wisconsin, Michigan; Trump's lead shrinking in Pennsylvania, Georgia

Major news organisations and pollsters in the United States are projecting Democrat Presidential Candidate Joe Biden as the winner in...

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All four Indian-origin Democrat lawmakers retain their seats in US House of Representatives

All the four Indian-American Democrat lawmakers — Dr Ami Bera, Pramila Jayapal, Ro Khanna, and Raja Krishnamoorthi — have been...

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Opinion polls indicate close contest between Donald Trump and Joe Biden in US presidential polls

Democratic nominee Biden's lead has shrunk in the last few days, especially as President Trump and his family have been visiting the key...

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Kamala Harris lists favourite foods, hobbies in response to Instagram users' questions

Indian-origin and first Black woman to be picked by a US Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris has listed idli with a “really...

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Prominent Indian-Americans among list of people funding Joe Biden’s presidential bid

In August and September alone, Biden raised more than USD 700 million, with his campaign having raised USD 938 million by October 14.

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Donald Trump denies reports claiming he would prematurely declare election victory

Trump spoke to reporters at the Charlotte airport in North Carolina reacting to news reports that he is planning to declare victory on...

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What it takes for an Indian to fight elections in the US

Preeti Shridhar is a senior public official and community leader in the Seattle area, who ran for office twice in recent years in the US...

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Kamala Harris' rain tweet on campaign trail goes viral

A video of Indian-origin senator Kamala Harris, the US Democratic Party’s vice-presidential candidate for the November 3 election, where...

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Twitter temporarily restricts Donald Trump’s campaign account for tweet on Biden’s son

The social media giant said that a video tweeted by the handle about Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's son violated its rules.

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Donald Trump says getting COVID-19 was a “blessing from God”

In his first video message since leaving hospital, Trump emphasised how well he’s been feeling in his recovery process.

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If Trump still has COVID, we shouldn’t have second presidential debate, says Joe Biden

The second debate is scheduled for October 15 in Miami.

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Donald Trump returns to White House, pulls off mask despite still being contagious

The White House has seen a big outbreak of the virus with Trump’s Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany the latest to test positive.

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Donald Trump questions India’s data on COVID-19 death toll

Trump said that India, China and Russia have not been clear about how many people have died of the novel coronavirus.

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