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US Election 2020 Connecticut profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more
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US Election 2020 Connecticut profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and more

Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States

Coronavirus cases in US reach record high with over 83,000 cases in a day; deaths near 224,000
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Coronavirus cases in US reach record high with over 83,000 cases in a day; deaths near 224,000

The US surge mirrors a similarly widespread spike in Europe, where Rome, Paris, and other major cities are reining in nightlife as part of the increasingly drastic measures undertaken to slow the spread of the pandemic

Coronavirus Outbreak: Brooks Koepka, Webb Simpson among five golfers to withdraw from Travelers Championship after virus threat
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Brooks Koepka, Webb Simpson among five golfers to withdraw from Travelers Championship after virus threat

The tour released results that showed three positive tests at the TPC River Highlands in Connecticut — Cameron Champ and the caddies for Koepka and McDowell. There were no positive tests on the Korn Ferry Tour event in Utah.

Six-week-old dies of coronavirus in Connecticut as US nationwide toll crosses 5,000; nobody safe, says state governor
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Six-week-old dies of coronavirus in Connecticut as US nationwide toll crosses 5,000; nobody safe, says state governor

A report in the Hartford Courant newspaper quoted officials as saying that the infant arrived at the hospital unresponsive and tested positive for the coronavirus post-mortem.

Party Zero in Connecticut: How coronavirus feeds on 'super spreader events’ and large gatherings
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Party Zero in Connecticut: How coronavirus feeds on 'super spreader events’ and large gatherings

As coronavirus spread, many residents kept mum, worried about being ostracized by their neighbors and that their children would be kicked off coveted sports teams or miss school events.

16 US states sue Donald Trump for declaring national emergency to fund border wall, claim move violates Constitution
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16 US states sue Donald Trump for declaring national emergency to fund border wall, claim move violates Constitution

Sixteen US states sued US president Donald Trump's administration on Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to fund a wall on the southern border with Mexico, saying the move violated the constitution.

12 Indian-Americans, including three women, to contest US Congressional elections on 6 November
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12 Indian-Americans, including three women, to contest US Congressional elections on 6 November

Along with Pramila Jayapal, three other Indian-Americans - Raja Krishnamoorthi from Illinois, Ro Khanna and Dr Ami Bera from California - are seeking re-elections in US Congressional elections

Paul Manafort trial: From Donald Trump's election campaign to guilty verdict, a look at the political consultant's journey
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Paul Manafort trial: From Donald Trump's election campaign to guilty verdict, a look at the political consultant's journey

Paul Manafort was riding high, raking in tens of millions of dollars as the strategic adviser to pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine. Here's Manafort's journey from Trump's campaign to prison.

Florida school shooting: After Sandy Hook, security measures introduced haven't solved problem
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Florida school shooting: After Sandy Hook, security measures introduced haven't solved problem

In 2012, the Sandy Hook shooting rattled the education and law enforcement community. School authorities across the country began employing additional security measures to safeguard their students

Indian-American investment banker Harry Arora to run for US House of Representatives from Connecticut
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Indian-American investment banker Harry Arora to run for US House of Representatives from Connecticut

An Indian-American Harry Arora investment banker has announced his plan to run for the US House of Representatives from a Congressional seat in Connecticut

Denver Walmart shooting: Lenient gun control, security hurdles make such tragedies almost unavoidable
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Denver Walmart shooting: Lenient gun control, security hurdles make such tragedies almost unavoidable

Gun laws in Las Vegas are some of the most lenient in the US. In Nevada, people are allowed to carry firearms and do not even have to register themselves as a gun owner.

15 states, District of Columbia sue Donald Trump administration over ending DACA: 'President's plan cruel, shortsighted'
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15 states, District of Columbia sue Donald Trump administration over ending DACA: 'President's plan cruel, shortsighted'

Fifteen states and the District of Columbia sued the US government to block President Donald Trump's plan to end protection against deportation for young immigrants who New York's attorney general labeled the "best of America."

Lenovo agrees to pay $3.5 million to settle the allegation of using software compromising user security
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Lenovo agrees to pay $3.5 million to settle the allegation of using software compromising user security

Lenovo has agreed in order to settle allegations that it sold devices with pre-loaded software that compromised users’ security protections.

Paris Climate Agreement: Four US states join alliance committed to upholding deal
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Paris Climate Agreement: Four US states join alliance committed to upholding deal

The governors of four US states (including two Republicans) are joining a bipartisan coalition of states which shall work to meet the goals of the Paris Deal.

The walls can always be taken down
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The walls can always be taken down

In this, the eleventh and final part of the series, read what it feels like to become and 'Indian-American'.

Anti-Donald Trump protests: Divided America takes to the streets from West coast to heartland cities
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Anti-Donald Trump protests: Divided America takes to the streets from West coast to heartland cities

The raw divisions exposed by the presidential race were on full display across America on Wednesday, as protesters flooded city streets to condemn Donald Trump's election in demonstrations that police said were mostly peaceful.

3,200 jobs to be affected as Verizon decides to close call centres in five states in USA
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3,200 jobs to be affected as Verizon decides to close call centres in five states in USA

Verizon Communications Inc said on Thursday it plans to close call centers in five states, including its home state of New York, as the No. 1 wireless company trims head count and reorganizes operations in a saturated wireless market.

In a first, Connecticut seeks to ban arms sales to US terror suspects
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In a first, Connecticut seeks to ban arms sales to US terror suspects

Connecticut announced plans Thursday to ban sales of weapons to terror suspects, in what would be the first such measure in the United States as it seeks to fight a scourge of gun violence.

Woman dies after Indian-origin dentist extracts 20 teeth in one go, charged with homicide
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Woman dies after Indian-origin dentist extracts 20 teeth in one go, charged with homicide

An Indian-origin dentist, who attempted to extract 20 teeth from the mouth of a 64-year-old woman in one sitting which led to her death, has been charged in the US with negligent homicide.

Royal Bank of Scotland hit with $50 mn fine for manipulating interest rates
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Royal Bank of Scotland hit with $50 mn fine for manipulating interest rates

The Royal Bank of Scotland was fined $50 million by a federal judge in the state of Connecticut Monday, part of more than $600 million in penalties announced last year for manipulating interest rates.