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Donald Trump continues to claim electoral victory at first post-poll rally in Georgia
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Donald Trump continues to claim electoral victory at first post-poll rally in Georgia

In a nearly two-hour speech, Trump declared he would not concede, at times sticking to his script but regularly going off-the-cuff for his more incendiary claims

China congratulates US president-elect Joe Biden, says 'we respect choice of American people'
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China congratulates US president-elect Joe Biden, says 'we respect choice of American people'

Political analysts suggest the change from Trump to Biden might increase pressure on Beijing if Washington forms a coalition with other developed countries to push for policy changes

US Election 2020 Results Updates: Texas Lt Guv offers reward of up to $1 million for 'voter fraud' tips
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US Election 2020 Results Updates: Texas Lt Guv offers reward of up to $1 million for 'voter fraud' tips

Texas Lt governor Dan Patrick is just the latest in a line of Republican leaders backing the president's efforts to investigate voter fraud. No evidence has been found

The US presidential election is over, but deep fissures remain in the nation's collective psyche
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The US presidential election is over, but deep fissures remain in the nation's collective psyche

By Sunday morning, some of the celebration and grieving had melted away to expose a difficult question for divided families and a divided nation: Now what?

Preparing for life after Donald Trump, Republicans grapple with his outsize influence on their voters
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Preparing for life after Donald Trump, Republicans grapple with his outsize influence on their voters

Even in defeat, Republicans saw clear indicators of the enduring power of Trump-style populism. By the time Biden gave his victory speech, Trump had received 7.4 million more votes than he did in 2016, a million more in the battleground of Florida alone

As Donald Trump refuses to concede, top Republicans remain silent on US election results
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As Donald Trump refuses to concede, top Republicans remain silent on US election results

Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell declined to acknowledge Biden’s victory, with an aide instead pointing reporters to a generic “count all the votes” statement he released Friday before the results were known.

US Election 2020: From 'finally' to 'yes, he can too', how newspapers around world reacted to Biden's win
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US Election 2020: From 'finally' to 'yes, he can too', how newspapers around world reacted to Biden's win

Newspapers around the world dedicated significant real estate in their front pages to the political shift in Washington.

'Long time coming': As VP-elect Kamala Harris ascends, Black women express elation and relief
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'Long time coming': As VP-elect Kamala Harris ascends, Black women express elation and relief

Kamala Harris’ pathbreaking course prompted explosions of joy within explosions — of pride, elation, relief and a sense of hard-fought accomplishment. The sentiment was shared by women generally, and Black women specifically

Jared Kushner has approached President Donald Trump about conceding the election: Reports
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Jared Kushner has approached President Donald Trump about conceding the election: Reports

Jared Kushner, Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, has approached the President about conceding the closely-fought election to his Democratic rival Joe Biden, according to media reports on Sunday.

Shaped by tragedy and tradition, President-elect Joe Biden finds himself facing a changed Washington
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Shaped by tragedy and tradition, President-elect Joe Biden finds himself facing a changed Washington

The president-elect will take the helm of a nation devastated by a health crisis, reeling from an economic downturn and divided over virtually every major political matter of the day, from how and even whether to confront climate change and racial injustice, to baseless questions from some of Trump’s supporters about the very legitimacy of free and fair election results

Joe Biden elected as US president: From Narendra Modi to Boris Johnson, world leaders congratulate Democrat leader
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Joe Biden elected as US president: From Narendra Modi to Boris Johnson, world leaders congratulate Democrat leader

Joe Biden emerged as the 46th President of the United States on Saturday after Democrats grabbed 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House, defeating incumbent Trump in the race

US Election: Liberals hoped for a decisive repudiation of Donald Trump that never came; what now?
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US Election: Liberals hoped for a decisive repudiation of Donald Trump that never came; what now?

A Trump loss is still possible — perhaps even probable, since Biden holds a lead in states totaling 270 electoral votes — but there’s every reason to think Trumpism will survive as a viable strategy for winning national elections

US Election: Awaiting results, exhausted and anxious voters find country more divided than ever
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US Election: Awaiting results, exhausted and anxious voters find country more divided than ever

As the two political camps geared up for litigation and spin battles in the coming days, many voters of both parties were left with the troubling realisation that perhaps they had misunderstood their country, their towns, perhaps even their neighbours

US Election 2020: No candidate can declare results, everyone must respect sanctity of vote, says ex-CEC VS Sampath
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US Election 2020: No candidate can declare results, everyone must respect sanctity of vote, says ex-CEC VS Sampath

India has to learn not only from its own experience but also from the experience of others like for example postal balloting and how we can liberalise it since there is an increasing demand for it for various reasons, says Sampath.

'OK, America, so what the hell happens now?': Riveted world waits to see what's next in presidential polls
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'OK, America, so what the hell happens now?': Riveted world waits to see what's next in presidential polls

The stakes are global, and so was the audience, illustrating the truism that presidential elections in the United States affect everyone, even those who are not eligible to vote in them

US Election: Defiant Donald Trump throws electoral process out the window in a terrible advert for democracy
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US Election: Defiant Donald Trump throws electoral process out the window in a terrible advert for democracy

Even though ballots were still being tallied in several battleground states such as Arizona, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Georgia that will decide the outcome of the presidential race, Trump declared that he has already defeated his Democratic challenger Joe Biden

US election 2020: Two scenarios that are likely to play out if Donald Trump takes fight to SC
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US election 2020: Two scenarios that are likely to play out if Donald Trump takes fight to SC

America has described itself as one of the world’s greatest democracies, but how this election turns out and the role of courts in it will put that claim to test.

US Presidential Election: What we know about the vote in key states of Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania
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US Presidential Election: What we know about the vote in key states of Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania

Early vote totals in Michigan and Pennsylvania show the president ahead, while Joe Biden edged into a narrow lead in Wisconsin on Wednesday morning. But the numbers were incomplete and did not include some of the largest and most heavily Democratic areas in the states

US Presidential Election: How Joe Biden and Donald Trump can each still pull off a win
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US Presidential Election: How Joe Biden and Donald Trump can each still pull off a win

If Biden prevails in Georgia and Arizona, he can reach 270 electoral votes even after losing Pennsylvania and Michigan or Wisconsin

US presidential race too early to call, result hinges on tight races in battleground states
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US presidential race too early to call, result hinges on tight races in battleground states

A late burst of votes in Wisconsin from Milwaukee gave Biden a small lead, but it is too early to call the race. Besides, hundreds of thousands of votes were also outstanding in Michigan and Pennsylvania