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Nikki Haley says Donald Trump offered post of Secretary of State to her, but she 'politely refused'
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Nikki Haley says Donald Trump offered post of Secretary of State to her, but she 'politely refused'

The popular Indian-American Republican politician, who went on to become one of the most successful US Ambassador to the UN, is now campaigning in support of Trump's re-election bid

NBA Finals: Coronavirus pandemic induced reshuffle hurting NBA television ratings
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NBA Finals: Coronavirus pandemic induced reshuffle hurting NBA television ratings

Game 1 of the NBA Finals was watched by 7.41 million people according to figures on the Sports Media Watch website, compared to 13.4 million viewers for 2019's game one in late May.

Mike Pence vs Kamala Harris Debate Highlights: Trump's COVID-19 response 'greatest failure' in US history, says Democratic VP nominee
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Mike Pence vs Kamala Harris Debate Highlights: Trump's COVID-19 response 'greatest failure' in US history, says Democratic VP nominee

Mike Pence vs Kamala Harris Debate Highlights: Harris condemned the police killings of Breonna Taylor in Kentucky and George Floyd in Minnesota and spoke about the protests against racial injustice in policing

Joe Biden calls Donald Trump's push to replace seat left vacant by Ginsburg's death an 'abuse of power'
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Joe Biden calls Donald Trump's push to replace seat left vacant by Ginsburg's death an 'abuse of power'

The US president on Saturday had said that he is going to 'move quickly' and that he expected to announce his nominee in the coming week and that it 'will be a woman'

US Election 2020: Two-thirds of Indian-Americans favour Biden, but support for Trump grows, finds survey
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US Election 2020: Two-thirds of Indian-Americans favour Biden, but support for Trump grows, finds survey

In 2016, 77 percent of the community cast their votes for Hillary Clinton, while 16 percent went for Donald Trump. This time around, if trends hold, Biden stands to secure 70 percent of the vote, with 30 percent going to Trump.

US Presidential Election: Donald Trump, to win back voters, seeks to build 'permission structure'
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US Presidential Election: Donald Trump, to win back voters, seeks to build 'permission structure'

It is a catchphrase for creating an emotional and psychological gateway to help disenchanted voters feel comfortable voting for the president

Wouldn't trust Donald Trump's word on COVID vaccine's safety before 3 November election, says Kamala Harris
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Wouldn't trust Donald Trump's word on COVID vaccine's safety before 3 November election, says Kamala Harris

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention earlier this week told states to be ready to distribute a coronavirus vaccine by 1 November

US CDC asks state to be ready to distribute COVID-19 vaccines by 1 November
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US CDC asks state to be ready to distribute COVID-19 vaccines by 1 November

The timeline raised concern among public health experts who worried about a vaccine approval driven by political considerations ahead of elections, rather than science

Donald Trump ignores COVID-19 pandemic, stokes unrest is US cities, solves neither, says Joe Biden
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Donald Trump ignores COVID-19 pandemic, stokes unrest is US cities, solves neither, says Joe Biden

Biden assailed Trump for his vilifying of protesters as well as his handling of the pandemic that has killed nearly 1,90,000 Americans and crippled the national economy

AP Fact Check: Attorney General William Barr likens mail-in voting to 'playing with fire', warns against voter fraud
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AP Fact Check: Attorney General William Barr likens mail-in voting to 'playing with fire', warns against voter fraud

The Attorney General also suggested that China poses more of a threat to election security than Russia, even though that was not the conclusion of an official intelligence assessment last month

Donald Trump to send 'surge' of federal agents to more US cities as part of his law and order campaign
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Donald Trump to send 'surge' of federal agents to more US cities as part of his law and order campaign

The programme involves deploying federal law enforcement agents to assist local police in combating what the Department of Justice has described as a surge of violent crime

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James backs effort to prevent African-American vote suppression
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Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James backs effort to prevent African-American vote suppression

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James is starting a group with other black celebrities to work to prevent the suppression of the African-American vote

After suing New York Times, Donald Trump re-election campaign files libel case against The Washington Post over two opinion pieces
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After suing New York Times, Donald Trump re-election campaign files libel case against The Washington Post over two opinion pieces

US President Donald Trump's re-election campaign sued the Washington Post for libel on Tuesday over two opinion pieces that it said suggested improper ties between the campaign and Russia, North Korea or both

Donald Trump 'made a religious man out of Vladimir Putin,' jokes Democratic Representative Adam Schiff during impeachment trial
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Donald Trump 'made a religious man out of Vladimir Putin,' jokes Democratic Representative Adam Schiff during impeachment trial

Representative Adam Schiff, recalled how Vladimir Putin in November had said he was relieved that Ukraine, instead of Russia, was now being accused of meddling in the 2016 US presidential election.

Donald Trump boasts about Iranian general Qassem Soleimani's death as 'American justice' in first 2020 election rally in Ohio
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Donald Trump boasts about Iranian general Qassem Soleimani's death as 'American justice' in first 2020 election rally in Ohio

Donald Trump used his first campaign election rally of 2020 to argue that he served up 'American justice' by ordering a drone strike to take out Iranian General Qassem Soleimani while jeering Democratic leaders for questioning his decision to carry out the attack without first consulting Congress.

Google to restrict advertisers from targeting election ads using data like public voter records
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Google to restrict advertisers from targeting election ads using data like public voter records

Google will limit audience targeting for election ads to age, gender and general location at a postal code level.

Twitter announces its plan to tackle deepfake videos, asks public for feedback
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Twitter announces its plan to tackle deepfake videos, asks public for feedback

As per the new proposal, Twitter might label and warn people before they like or share certain tweets.

Facebook under intense pressure to ban political ads after Twitter announces the ban
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Facebook under intense pressure to ban political ads after Twitter announces the ban

Facebook’s policy is to accept paid political ads from candidates without fact-checking them.

Twitter to ban political ads next month ahead of 2020 US Elections: CEO Jack Dorsey
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Twitter to ban political ads next month ahead of 2020 US Elections: CEO Jack Dorsey

This comes when Facebook is facing growing pressure to stop selling ads that spread inaccurate information.

Facebook removes fake accounts from Russia, Iran that were spreading misinformation
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Facebook removes fake accounts from Russia, Iran that were spreading misinformation

Facebook identified and removed 93 Facebook accounts, 17 Pages and four Instagram accounts for engaging in coordinated inauthentic behavior.