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From Mickey Mouse casting ballots to Democratic 'mafia' stealing them, say-anything is Trump's legal strategy
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From Mickey Mouse casting ballots to Democratic 'mafia' stealing them, say-anything is Trump's legal strategy

Outgoing US president Donald Trump's overriding goal seems to be to simply throw out as many claims as possible, no matter how outlandish or baseless, in an effort to sow public doubt about Joe Biden’s victory

Donald Trump's refusal to concede keeping President-elect Joe Biden from receiving top-level intelligence brief
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Donald Trump's refusal to concede keeping President-elect Joe Biden from receiving top-level intelligence brief

US adversaries can take advantage of the country during a presidential transition and key foreign issues will be bearing down on Biden the moment he steps into the Oval Office

'COVID-19 affects virtually nobody!': A president whose words have not aged well
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'COVID-19 affects virtually nobody!': A president whose words have not aged well

Traditionally, presidents have tried to avoid making statements that might prove embarrassing later on. They choose their words carefully and proceed 'out of an abundance of caution', per the tagline of the moment in Washington

Civil rights hero John Lewis' funeral set for Atlanta church that Martin Luther King Jr once led
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Civil rights hero John Lewis' funeral set for Atlanta church that Martin Luther King Jr once led

King, a former pastor to the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, inspired Lewis' civil rights work as he fought segregation both on the street and during his long tenure in the US Congress

'Strategic empathy': A look at how presidential candidate Joe Biden's informal diplomacy shaped US foreign relations
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'Strategic empathy': A look at how presidential candidate Joe Biden's informal diplomacy shaped US foreign relations

Joe Biden’s political trademark was a blue-collar Everyman style, but from the start of his Washington career he had prioritised foreign policy

Coronavirus Outbreak: Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts, Daniel Dae Kim uplift spirits through global relief livestream
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts, Daniel Dae Kim uplift spirits through global relief livestream

Oprah Winfrey was among 200 star-studded participants including President Bill Clinton and Julia Roberts to take part in the event coronavirus relief livestream

Coronavirus Outbreak: Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts, Jennifer Garner, Quincy Jones to appear in global relief livestream
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts, Jennifer Garner, Quincy Jones to appear in global relief livestream

The Call to Unite event will kick off Friday (1 May) evening to offer performances and conversations about overcoming the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic

The Plot Against America: David Simon’s new HBO series sounds warning bells over global resurgence of fascism
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The Plot Against America: David Simon’s new HBO series sounds warning bells over global resurgence of fascism

Without ever getting preachy, The Plot Against America suggests you cannot preserve an unconditional stand of politically neutrality.

A one-word accusation swirls around Donald Trump's deadly strike on Qassem Soleimani: Assassination
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A one-word accusation swirls around Donald Trump's deadly strike on Qassem Soleimani: Assassination

There is no fixed, formal definition of assassination. But, as with many politically charged labels, the word has taken on significance broader than any one meaning, shorthand for concerns that Donald Trump's decision to kill General Qassem Soleimani was unethical, illegitimate or dangerous

Decade after Barack Obama outlawed CIA's torture programme, an illustrated guide to just what the ordeal entailed
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Decade after Barack Obama outlawed CIA's torture programme, an illustrated guide to just what the ordeal entailed

CIA torture techniques: Published here for the first time, they are gritty and highly personal depictions that put flesh, bones and emotion on what until now had sometimes been portrayed in popular culture in sanitised or inaccurate ways: the so-called enhanced interrogations techniques used by the United States in secret overseas prisons during a feverish pursuit of al-Qaida after the 11 September, 2001, attacks.

Cokie Roberts dies at 75: US political journalist succumbs to complications from breast cancer
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Cokie Roberts dies at 75: US political journalist succumbs to complications from breast cancer

Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians and a pioneering journalist died on Tuesday of complications from breast cancer. She was 75.

Donald Trump and family building 'dynasty' that will last for decades, says US president's 2020 poll campaign manager
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Donald Trump and family building 'dynasty' that will last for decades, says US president's 2020 poll campaign manager

Donald Trump's campaign manager predicted on Saturday that the president and his family will become 'a dynasty that will last for decades'

Zakir Naik apologises for racist comments in Malaysia; controversial Islamic preacher claims his remarks were taken out of context
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Zakir Naik apologises for racist comments in Malaysia; controversial Islamic preacher claims his remarks were taken out of context

Zakir Naik apologised on Tuesday for making comments about race in multi-ethnic Malaysia which sparked calls for his expulsion.

Donald Trump meets security advisers to discuss Afghanistan; White House says negotiations with Taliban on
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Donald Trump meets security advisers to discuss Afghanistan; White House says negotiations with Taliban on

Donald Trump was briefed by top national security advisers on the status of negotiations with the Taliban on a US troop pullout from Afghanistan.

Donald Trump becomes first sitting US President to visit North Korea, agrees to revive talks with Kim Jong-un on Pyongyang's nuclear program
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Donald Trump becomes first sitting US President to visit North Korea, agrees to revive talks with Kim Jong-un on Pyongyang's nuclear program

As he announced the resumptions of talks on North Korea's nuclear program, Trump told reporters "we're not looking for speed. We're looking to get it right."

Lok Sabha polls: Narendra Modi does not 'campaign', he tells stories in which Opposition is villain and he is hero
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Lok Sabha polls: Narendra Modi does not 'campaign', he tells stories in which Opposition is villain and he is hero

With one term gone and with Modi's delivery falling short of promises, the stuff of his narrative will inevitably change now but his story-telling techniques won’t.

BJP MP thrashes party MLA with shoe in Uttar Pradesh: Footwear has had a long history as a tool for political protest
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BJP MP thrashes party MLA with shoe in Uttar Pradesh: Footwear has had a long history as a tool for political protest

However, what the incident brought to the fore is that how a shoe has been making unexpected appearance in public domain and has been used both as a means of protest and as a rude insult to make a political point

US appoints Elliot Abram, who ran Ronald Reagan's anti-communist campaigns, as envoy to 'restore democracy' in Venezuela
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US appoints Elliot Abram, who ran Ronald Reagan's anti-communist campaigns, as envoy to 'restore democracy' in Venezuela

Top US diplomat Mike Pompeo has tapped Elliot Abrams, a central figure in Ronald Reagan's controversial anti-communist campaigns in Central America, as a new envoy to "restore democracy" in Venezuela.

George W Bush shares candy with Michelle Obama at former president's funeral; ex-FLOTUS says they are 'partners in crime'
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George W Bush shares candy with Michelle Obama at former president's funeral; ex-FLOTUS says they are 'partners in crime'

Former US president George W Bush shared a light moment with former First Lady Michelle Obama at the funeral for his father George HW Bush on Wednesday, appearing to slip her a piece of candy before the service began.

America bids farewell to George HW Bush: Son George W Bush calls him 'brightest of a thousand points of light'
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America bids farewell to George HW Bush: Son George W Bush calls him 'brightest of a thousand points of light'

Three former presidents looked on at Washington National Cathedral as a fourth — George W Bush — eulogised his father George HW Bush. "To us," the son said of the father, "he was the brightest of a thousand points of light."