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Three, including two teenagers, shot dead after gunman opens fire at bowling alley in Rockford, Illinois
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Three, including two teenagers, shot dead after gunman opens fire at bowling alley in Rockford, Illinois

A 37-year-old male suspect was taken in custody after the shooting at Don Carter Lanes, Rockford police said in a social media post

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

Illinois is a midwestern state bordering Indiana in the east and the Mississippi River in the west

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.

'Windows, merchandise can be replaced': Retailers in US, battered by COVID-19, now confront George Floyd killing protests, but empathise
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'Windows, merchandise can be replaced': Retailers in US, battered by COVID-19, now confront George Floyd killing protests, but empathise

Even as major chains boarded up stores and halted operations, they largely sought to convey empathy for protesters following the death of George Floyd while in police custody, and did not condemn the damage to their businesses.

Lockdowns multiply globally as coronavirus strains health systems; three US cities, Germany's Bavaria move to restrict residents
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Lockdowns multiply globally as coronavirus strains health systems; three US cities, Germany's Bavaria move to restrict residents

Major streets and highways were deserted in many parts of the world as curfews and lockdowns multiplied in the face of a rapidly advancing coronavirus that is severely straining many health systems

Amid Covid-19 pandemic, Joe Biden wins Florida and Illinois as virus disruptions reshape American politics
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Amid Covid-19 pandemic, Joe Biden wins Florida and Illinois as virus disruptions reshape American politics

For Sanders, 78, the country’s sudden turn away from the campaign may have the effect of smothering even the most determined effort to block Biden, 77, or broaden his own political appeal.

Black customers asked to change tables at Chicago restaurant; attorney demands training of employees for 'racially charged situations'
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Black customers asked to change tables at Chicago restaurant; attorney demands training of employees for 'racially charged situations'

An attorney representing a group of black customers who say they were asked to change tables at a Chicago-area Buffalo Wild Wings because of their skin color urged the restaurant chain Tuesday to make wholesale changes to avoid a discrimination lawsuit

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.

From long johns to short sleeves: US polar vortex likely to end with rapid thaw; melting snow may lead to flooding in Michigan
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From long johns to short sleeves: US polar vortex likely to end with rapid thaw; melting snow may lead to flooding in Michigan

The polar vortex that brought many cities to a standstill was expected to end with a rapid thaw that experts say could be unprecedented. But the sudden swing from long johns to light jackets and short sleeves could create problems of its own.

Polar vortex freezes US Midwest; schools, postal services shut down as authorities struggle to provide shelter to homeless
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Polar vortex freezes US Midwest; schools, postal services shut down as authorities struggle to provide shelter to homeless

Winter's sharpest bite in years moved past painful into life-threatening territory, prompting officials throughout the Midwest in the US to take extraordinary measures to protect the homeless as the chill of the polar vortex froze a huge chunk of the region.

Polar Vortex Explained: Artic-like deep freeze grips US with coldest temperature in 20 years, but is this climate change?
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Polar Vortex Explained: Artic-like deep freeze grips US with coldest temperature in 20 years, but is this climate change?

Occasionally we get meandering of the polar vortex and that is what is happening right now. And if you get a real big one you can have a big blob of cold air penetrate very far south.

Polar vortex makes US cities colder than South Pole; 22 states record sub zero temperatures, whiteout conditions
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Polar vortex makes US cities colder than South Pole; 22 states record sub zero temperatures, whiteout conditions

At least 22 states recorded sub-zero temperatures Wednesday and 139 million people in the U.S. who were under a wind chill advisory or wind chill warning as of midday Wednesday, according to information from the National Weather Service.

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

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat calls for unity among Hindus, says wild dogs can destroy lone lion
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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat calls for unity among Hindus, says wild dogs can destroy lone lion

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat, speaking at the second World Hindu Congress (WHC) which coincides with the 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s speech at the Parliament of World Religions in 1893 in Chicago, called on the world's Hindu community to come together in a tighter embrace although it is a "difficult" task.

Barack Obama blasts Donald Trump ahead of midterm elections: 'Appealing to tribe, fear, pitting one group against another - that's an old playbook, it won't work'
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Barack Obama blasts Donald Trump ahead of midterm elections: 'Appealing to tribe, fear, pitting one group against another - that's an old playbook, it won't work'

Former US President Barack Obama issued a scorching critique of his successor Friday, blasting US President Donald Trump's pattern of pressuring the Justice Department, his policies and reminding voters that the economic recovery — one of Trump's favorite talking points — began on his watch.

US seeks to de-naturalise Khaleel Ahmed, Indian-origin man convicted of terrorism in 2009
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US seeks to de-naturalise Khaleel Ahmed, Indian-origin man convicted of terrorism in 2009

The civil de-naturalisation complaint alleges that Ahmed concealed and misrepresented his criminal conduct throughout his naturalisation proceedings.

Japanese Nobel Prize winner Ei-ichi Negishi hospitalised, wife found dead in US
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Japanese Nobel Prize winner Ei-ichi Negishi hospitalised, wife found dead in US

Japanese Nobel Prize winner Ei-ichi Negishi's wife, said to be suffering from Parkinson's disease, was found dead at an Illinois landfill.

Sikh Uber driver held at gunpoint, racially abused by passenger in US; activists demand strict action against accused
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Sikh Uber driver held at gunpoint, racially abused by passenger in US; activists demand strict action against accused

A Sikh Uber driver was allegedly held at gunpoint by a passenger who said "I hate turban people" and asked racial questions regarding his nationality and his allegiance to the US, media reports said

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."

Foxconn plans to build a $10 billion factory in US; ignites cross-border competition
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Foxconn plans to build a $10 billion factory in US; ignites cross-border competition

The pledge by Taiwan’s Foxconn to build a $10 billion factory in southern Wisconsin has ignited cross-border competition.