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US election: Joe Biden pulls ahead in Pennsylvania, Georgia as country awaits a winner
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US election: Joe Biden pulls ahead in Pennsylvania, Georgia as country awaits a winner

In Arizona, Biden's advantage shrank slightly, but not by as much as Republicans had hoped. In Nevada, Biden nearly doubled his lead Friday to around 20,000 votes

CES 2021 to be held online for the first time due to the Coronavirus pandemic
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CES 2021 to be held online for the first time due to the Coronavirus pandemic

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2021 is scheduled to be held in the first week of January.

Donald Trump signs Executive Order on police reform even as he presses for 'law and order' after weeks of protests against racial injustice
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Donald Trump signs Executive Order on police reform even as he presses for 'law and order' after weeks of protests against racial injustice

President Donald Trump, facing criticism that his policies and inflammatory rhetoric have aggravated a racial divide in the United States, signed an order on Tuesday that he said would reform police practices even as he pressed for 'law and order' nationwide.

From social media to US streets: Boogaloo movement makes its presence felt during George Floyd protests
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From social media to US streets: Boogaloo movement makes its presence felt during George Floyd protests

Often seen wearing Hawaiian shirts, possessing guns and bent on starting a civil war, followers of the anti-government Boogaloo movement have also been seen at the protests against police brutality and George Floyd's death.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Gilbert Burns defeats former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley as UFC returns to Las Vegas
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Gilbert Burns defeats former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley as UFC returns to Las Vegas

The UFC used minimal personnel to stage the fight, and the promotion said everyone involved was subject to strict health and safety protocols.

Boxing set for 9 June return in Las Vegas as promoter Bob Arum plans to stage five bouts at MGM Grand
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Boxing set for 9 June return in Las Vegas as promoter Bob Arum plans to stage five bouts at MGM Grand

Promoter Bob Arum said Thursday he plans to stage a card of five fights on 9 June at the MGM Grand, the first of a series of fights over the next two months at the Las Vegas hotel.

'No chance of Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder rematch behind closed doors', says Frank Warren
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'No chance of Tyson Fury v Deontay Wilder rematch behind closed doors', says Frank Warren

Fury overwhelmed Wilder in their Las Vegas rematch in February, seizing the WBC crown with a seventh round stoppage. They had previously fought to a draw in December 2018.

US postpones southeast Asian leaders' March meeting due to coronavirus spread, say reports
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US postpones southeast Asian leaders' March meeting due to coronavirus spread, say reports

The United States has postponed a meeting of leaders of southeast Asian nations that was set for Las Vegas in mid-March due to the spread of the coronavirus, a senior Trump administration official said Friday

US court grants Cristiano Ronaldo's bid to block accuser in rape case
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US court grants Cristiano Ronaldo's bid to block accuser in rape case

Cristiano Ronaldo's lawyers won a courtroom bid to block a Nevada woman accusing the football superstar of raping her in Las Vegas in 2009 from digging into the validity of their 2010 confidentiality agreement and $375,000 hush-money payment

Manny Pacquiao challenges Floyd Mayweather to rematch following victory over Keith Thurman
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Manny Pacquiao challenges Floyd Mayweather to rematch following victory over Keith Thurman

Manny Pacquiao challenged Floyd Mayweather to face him again in the ring on Wednesday as the retired American star taunted the Filipino great about fighting on into his forties.

Rape charges against Cristiano Ronaldo 'were not dropped' says accuser's lawyer after reports of voluntary dismissal emerge
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Rape charges against Cristiano Ronaldo 'were not dropped' says accuser's lawyer after reports of voluntary dismissal emerge

Mayorga, 35, said last year that while she had agreed to a financial settlement with Ronaldo shortly after the alleged incident, her emotional trauma at the time did not allow her to participate in the mediation process

Rape lawsuit against Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo dropped in Las Vegas, according to report
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Rape lawsuit against Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo dropped in Las Vegas, according to report

The rape lawsuit against Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has been dropped, according to a report from Bloomberg on Wednesday.

NSAC suspends and fines Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov following post-UFC 229 brawl in Las Vegas
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NSAC suspends and fines Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov following post-UFC 229 brawl in Las Vegas

Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov were each issued fines and suspensions on Tuesday by the Nevada State Athletic Commission but both could be eligible again for UFC 236 in April.

Indian techie sentenced to nine years in US prison for sexual assault on flight; will be deported to India after jail term
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Indian techie sentenced to nine years in US prison for sexual assault on flight; will be deported to India after jail term

The incident happened on a nighttime Spirit Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Detroit in January. Prabhu Ramamoorthy, who came to the US on an H-1B visa in 2015, will be deported after he serves his sentence, a federal court in Detroit said as it sentenced the Indian national to nine years of imprisonment.

Portugal's prime minister Antonio Costa defends Cristiano Ronaldo amid rape accusation
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Portugal's prime minister Antonio Costa defends Cristiano Ronaldo amid rape accusation

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa has spoken out in defense of soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo, who has been embroiled in a rape accusation.

Cristiano Ronaldo denies 'fake news' rape accusation by former model Kathryn Mayorga as police reopen investigation
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Cristiano Ronaldo denies 'fake news' rape accusation by former model Kathryn Mayorga as police reopen investigation

Police said on Monday they had reopened an investigation into a rape accusation made by a former model who says soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo attacked her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse suite in 2009.

Jaime Foxx denies charges of sexual misconduct, will seek legal action against accuser's 'false' police complaint
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Jaime Foxx denies charges of sexual misconduct, will seek legal action against accuser's 'false' police complaint

Jaime Foxx's lawyer reportedly issued a statement which included that the actor was seeking legal action against his accuser.

Watch: Marshmello dances his way to Bollywood with Shirley Setia on Kala Chashma in Las Vegas
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Watch: Marshmello dances his way to Bollywood with Shirley Setia on Kala Chashma in Las Vegas

During his India tour in 2016, the American DJ dropped Hindi classics like ‘Choli Ke Peeche Kya Hai’, ‘Chaiyya Chaiyya’ and ‘Kala Chashma,’ in order to show his love for Bollywood and the Indian culture.

US air force's F-16 jet crashes near Las Vegas; country's third aircraft accident in two days
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US air force's F-16 jet crashes near Las Vegas; country's third aircraft accident in two days

An American F-16 fighter jet crashed on Thursday near Las Vegas, the third US military aircraft crash in two days.

New York Open: Kevin Anderson ends Kei Nishikori's comeback run, sets up final against Sam Querrey
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New York Open: Kevin Anderson ends Kei Nishikori's comeback run, sets up final against Sam Querrey

Top seed Anderson downed Nishikori 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (7/4) in a gruelling 2hr 11min semi-final and will now play America's Sam Querrey in Sunday's final.