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Mass looting in Chicago: Over 100 arrested, 13 police officers injured during unrest; travel restrictions imposed
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Mass looting in Chicago: Over 100 arrested, 13 police officers injured during unrest; travel restrictions imposed

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot condemned the violence on Monday, calling on justice officials to hold the individuals responsible for the damage accountable

Experts debunk Trump's claims about susceptibility of mail-in ballots to tampering, children's immunity to COVID-19
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Experts debunk Trump's claims about susceptibility of mail-in ballots to tampering, children's immunity to COVID-19

Trump has claimed that with the in-mail voting system, it would take "months or years" for a winner to be declared.

US charges 18 Portland protesters with arson, trespassing as it sends tactical police to Seattle
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US charges 18 Portland protesters with arson, trespassing as it sends tactical police to Seattle

The arrests came this week during clashes with specially equipped federal police agents sent to Portland, where 56 straight days of anti-racism demonstrations have captured national attention

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

Chicago man becomes second COVID patient to receive double lung transplant; team led by Indian-origin doctor
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Chicago man becomes second COVID patient to receive double lung transplant; team led by Indian-origin doctor

The patient, an Illinois man in his 60s, spent 100 days on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), a life support machine that does the work of the heart and lungs.

Kanye West creates college fund for George Floyd's daughter, joins protest march in Chicago
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Kanye West creates college fund for George Floyd's daughter, joins protest march in Chicago

Kanye West's marching comes amid continued nationwide protests in the US against police brutality and systemic racism after George Floyd, an unarmed black man, died when a white police officer pinned him to the ground with a knee on his neck as Floyd repeatedly said he couldn't breathe and pleaded for the officer to stop.

George Floyd death: The Academy, Disney, Netflix, among others take a stand against racism amid US protests
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George Floyd death: The Academy, Disney, Netflix, among others take a stand against racism amid US protests

Major Hollywood studios including Disney, Warner Bros, and The Academy of Motion Pictures have issued statements supporting the Black Lives Matter movement, in the wake of the death of George Floyd.

George Floyd death: John Cusack claims he was attacked by police as he was documenting protest Chicago
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George Floyd death: John Cusack claims he was attacked by police as he was documenting protest Chicago

John Cusack said the Chicago Police charged at him with batons as he was recording a video of a burning car amid the protests and riots in the wake of George Floyd's death.

Living under lockdown in US, some Indians grapple with existential questions, others seek solace in helping neighbours
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Living under lockdown in US, some Indians grapple with existential questions, others seek solace in helping neighbours

Support isn't entirely about oneself, but also the ability to help others and positively impact one's friends and the folks around, says Srikrishna Tharuvai, an IT employee who has been living under lockdown in New Jersey, US

Coronavirus Outbreak: US hotspots grow as global infections surpass 6.4 lakhs, Italy records over 10,000 deaths
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Coronavirus Outbreak: US hotspots grow as global infections surpass 6.4 lakhs, Italy records over 10,000 deaths

As the United States led the world with confirmed coronavirus cases, cities such as Detroit, Chicago, and New Orleans grew as hotspots Saturday, while the virus continued to pummel New York City and made its way into rural America

Indian Embassy in US sets up helplines to address queries on travel restrictions in bid to contain spread of novel coronavirus
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Indian Embassy in US sets up helplines to address queries on travel restrictions in bid to contain spread of novel coronavirus

India on Wednesday suspended all visas, except a few categories such as diplomatic and employment, till 15 April in view of the coronavirus outbreak

Seattle woman writes her experience as coronavirus patient and journey to recovery on Facebook; post goes viral
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Seattle woman writes her experience as coronavirus patient and journey to recovery on Facebook; post goes viral

A recent Facebook post by a woman named Elizabeth Schneider, who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, has gone viral on social media

New York City reports first coronavirus case; US ramps up measures to contain outbreak, imposes limits on travellers who visited Iran
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New York City reports first coronavirus case; US ramps up measures to contain outbreak, imposes limits on travellers who visited Iran

Trump said on Sunday that travelers to the United States from countries at high risk of coronavirus would be screened before boarding and on arrival, without specifying which countries.

'Kobe, Kobe, Kobe': All-Star Game crowd in Chicago joined hands to pay their respects to departed legend
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'Kobe, Kobe, Kobe': All-Star Game crowd in Chicago joined hands to pay their respects to departed legend

The stirring pre-game tribute began with Laker great Magic Johnson rousing the crowd and paying homage to Bryant, who was killed along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven other victims in a helicopter crash.

Coronavirus outbreak: US declares public health emergency, bars foreign nationals who visited China from entering country
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Coronavirus outbreak: US declares public health emergency, bars foreign nationals who visited China from entering country

US citizens who have travelled within past two weeks to China's Hubei will be subject to mandatory quarantine of 14 days

Indian-Americans hold anti-CAA protests on Republic Day: Human chain formed in Chicago, hundreds gather outside Indian Embassy in Washington
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Indian-Americans hold anti-CAA protests on Republic Day: Human chain formed in Chicago, hundreds gather outside Indian Embassy in Washington

India's 71st Republic Day celebrations in the US on Sunday were marred by some peaceful protests and marches by a large number of Indian Americans in various cities of the country against the recent changes in the citizenship law

Human rights groups to hold anti-CAA rallies in several US cities including New York, San Francisco, on India's 71st Republic Day
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Human rights groups to hold anti-CAA rallies in several US cities including New York, San Francisco, on India's 71st Republic Day

Indian Americans, would also hold protest rallies in front of the Indian Consulates in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Atlanta, and Houston

Indian-Americans hold pro-CAA rally in Chicago amid freezing temperatures, sign memorandum thanking Narendra Modi-led govt
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Indian-Americans hold pro-CAA rally in Chicago amid freezing temperatures, sign memorandum thanking Narendra Modi-led govt

Participants signed memorandum supporting CAA, thanking Narendra Modi, Indian government for humanitarian help to religiously persecuted minorities in three neighbouring countries

'Muslims living in India for generations will become Stateless': MIT students, faculty, alumni condemn CAA, NRC; full text
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'Muslims living in India for generations will become Stateless': MIT students, faculty, alumni condemn CAA, NRC; full text

The students, faculty, staff, alumni and affiliates of Boston’s Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) issued a statement expressing solidarity with the protests being witnessed across India against the amended Citizenship Act

Chicago shooting: 13 wounded after being shot at during memorial gathering held for slain person, four victims critical
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Chicago shooting: 13 wounded after being shot at during memorial gathering held for slain person, four victims critical

One person has been charged in connection with a shooting early Sunday at a house party that left 13 people wounded, four of them critically, Chicago police said