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Explained: Nor'easter that battered US East Coast with deep snow and powerful winds
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Explained: Nor'easter that battered US East Coast with deep snow and powerful winds

Five states — New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Rhode Island and Virginia — declared an emergency after heavy snowfall caused transport chaos and power cuts for thousands

US toddler cleans out mother's online shopping cart, orders furniture worth $2,000 from Walmart
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US toddler cleans out mother's online shopping cart, orders furniture worth $2,000 from Walmart

The toddler’s mother, Madhu Kumar, said that she had shortlisted some furniture for the family's new home in a Walmart cart but never proceeded to the next step

Lawsuit accusing New Jersey Hindu organisation of human trafficking widens to four more states
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Lawsuit accusing New Jersey Hindu organisation of human trafficking widens to four more states

As per the initial lawsuit, leaders of Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha coerced the workers into working for more than 12 hours per day and paid below standards set by federal and state minimum wage laws

Several US states to celebrate October as Hindu Heritage Month, note 'great contribution' of Hinduism to America
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Several US states to celebrate October as Hindu Heritage Month, note 'great contribution' of Hinduism to America

The Hindu groups in America are now campaigning and striving hard for the formal declaration of 'Hindu Heritage Month' by the US government

Hurricane Ida: US president Joe Biden heads to storm-ravaged New York
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Hurricane Ida: US president Joe Biden heads to storm-ravaged New York

Ida struck the US Gulf Coast as a Category 4 hurricane, bringing major flooding and knocking out power to large parts of the heavily populated region.

In storm-ravaged Louisiana, Joe Biden walks amid devastation to reassure citizens
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In storm-ravaged Louisiana, Joe Biden walks amid devastation to reassure citizens

Less than a week after Hurricane Ida battered the Gulf Coast, President Joe Biden walked the streets of a hard-hit Louisiana neighborhood on Friday

Two dead, 12 injured in shooting at New Jersey house party; no arrests yet
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Two dead, 12 injured in shooting at New Jersey house party; no arrests yet

Visuals showed overturned pop-up party tents, tables and chairs, debris throughout the home's yard and long driveway still filled with cars

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

New Jersey is a northeastern US state with some 130 miles of Atlantic coast

US district judge Esther Salas' 20-yr-old son shot dead by gunman in New Jersey; husband critically injured
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US district judge Esther Salas' 20-yr-old son shot dead by gunman in New Jersey; husband critically injured

Salas was in the basement at the time of the attack and hasn't been injured. The shooter, who posed as a FedEX agent, has not yet been apprehended.

Three members of Indian-origin family, including 8-year-old girl, found dead in backyard pool in New Jersey
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Three members of Indian-origin family, including 8-year-old girl, found dead in backyard pool in New Jersey

Three Indian-origin family members, including an 8-year-old girl, have been found dead in the backyard pool of their recently purchased home in New Jersey, police said.

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

Donald Trump says Americans should wear face masks to combat coronavirus, but 'don't think I'm gonna do it'
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Donald Trump says Americans should wear face masks to combat coronavirus, but 'don't think I'm gonna do it'

President Donald Trump has recommended Americans to cover their faces with scarves or homemade cloth masks while going outside to curb the spread of the coronavirus though he would not wear one himself.

Dr Anthony Fauci, key member of White House's coronavirus task force, gets featured on cupcakes, apparel, candles
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Dr Anthony Fauci, key member of White House's coronavirus task force, gets featured on cupcakes, apparel, candles

As the United States battles the coronavirus outbreak, Dr Anthony Fauci, a key member of the White House coronavirus task force, has found his way into the households of Americans

Coronavirus Outbreak: New York state surpasses 1,000 COVID-19 deaths in less than a month after first known infection
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Coronavirus Outbreak: New York state surpasses 1,000 COVID-19 deaths in less than a month after first known infection

The total number of New York state deaths isn't expected to be released until Monday, but with at least 250 additional deaths recorded outside the city as of Sunday morning, state's total fatalities was at least 1,026

Coronavirus Outbreak: Donald Trump extends US social distancing guidelines till 30 April as govt expert predicts over 100,000 deaths
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Donald Trump extends US social distancing guidelines till 30 April as govt expert predicts over 100,000 deaths

Bracing the nation for a death toll that could exceed 100,000 people, President Donald Trump on Sunday extended restrictive social distancing guidelines through April

'Not eatable': Twitter on fire after US store stacks cow-dung cakes for sale, advises customers to restrict usage for 'religious purposes' only
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'Not eatable': Twitter on fire after US store stacks cow-dung cakes for sale, advises customers to restrict usage for 'religious purposes' only

In a Twitter post, an Indian journalist on Monday shared a picture of cow-dung cakes being sold in a US store for Rs. 215. The post sparked a varied of hilarious and witty responses from users.

Bruce Springsteen and Aristotle: Exploring two lives well lived through the lens of virtues, friendships
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Bruce Springsteen and Aristotle: Exploring two lives well lived through the lens of virtues, friendships

More than anyone else, MacIntyre has revived the idea that good lives require virtues that were central to Aristotle: wisdom, self-control, justice and courage – as well as the Christian virtues of faith, hope and charity

New Jersey Labor Day parade cancelled after 'destructive devices' found near procession route; one arrested on suspicion
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New Jersey Labor Day parade cancelled after 'destructive devices' found near procession route; one arrested on suspicion

Authorities cancelled a New Jersey Labor Day parade that the governor was supposed to attend on Monday because 'destructive devices' were found near the parade route.

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 says Kim Jong-un offered 'small apology' for recent missile tests, wants to meet again
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Donald Trump says Kim Jong-un offered 'small apology' for recent missile tests, wants to meet again

North Korea on Saturday fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea