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US Election 2020: Joe Biden eases ahead in Georgia; Donald Trump attacks election process
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US Election 2020: Joe Biden eases ahead in Georgia; Donald Trump attacks election process

Though millions of ballots are yet to be tabulated, Democrat Joe Biden already has received more than 73 million votes, the most in history

NBA: Philadelphia 76ers name Daryl Morey as team president; extend GM Elton Brand's contract
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NBA: Philadelphia 76ers name Daryl Morey as team president; extend GM Elton Brand's contract

Morey stepped down as GM of the Houston Rockets this month after blockbuster moves that failed to lead the franchise to the NBA Finals

US Election 2020 may emerge as referendum on racial justice and equality in America
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US Election 2020 may emerge as referendum on racial justice and equality in America

Omari Barksdale, a Black man who lost his sister to COVID-19 in late March, said the dynamics of America right now is the same as in the '50s. 'We are still protesting for the protection of Black lives,' said Barksdale

US signs defence cooperation deal with Maldives amidst China's growing presence in Indian Ocean
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US signs defence cooperation deal with Maldives amidst China's growing presence in Indian Ocean

During discussions after signing the agreement, Maldivian Minister of Defence Mariya Didi said the framework will strengthen defence and security cooperation between the two countries

'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.

NBA: Atlanta Hawks snap 10-game losing streak with victory over Golden State Warriors; Philadelphia 76ers maintain unbeaten home record
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NBA: Atlanta Hawks snap 10-game losing streak with victory over Golden State Warriors; Philadelphia 76ers maintain unbeaten home record

Trae Young scored 24 points, rookie De’Andre Hunter added 18 and the Atlanta Hawks snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 104-79 win over the Golden State Warriors

J&J must pay $8 billion in case over male breast growth linked to Risperdal, says US jury
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J&J must pay $8 billion in case over male breast growth linked to Risperdal, says US jury

Johnson & Johnson must pay $8 billion in punitive damages to a man who previously won $680,000 over his claims that it failed to warn that young men using its antipsychotic drug Risperdal could grow breasts, a Philadelphia jury said on Tuesday

US couple, teen daughter killed as small plane en route to Columbus crashes in backyard of Philadelphia home
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US couple, teen daughter killed as small plane en route to Columbus crashes in backyard of Philadelphia home

Three people were killed when a small aircraft crashed into the backyard of a home in a residential neighbourhood near Philadelphia, US police said.

Bill Cosby appeals 2018 sexual assault conviction over 'flawed, erroneous, and prejudicial rulings'
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Bill Cosby appeals 2018 sexual assault conviction over 'flawed, erroneous, and prejudicial rulings'

A major thrust of Bill Cosby's appeal is that his conviction hinged on testimony from six other women who had accused Cosby of sexual misconduct

Donald Trump is 'divider-in-chief', says Joe Biden as former US vice-president launches 2020 presidential bid
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Donald Trump is 'divider-in-chief', says Joe Biden as former US vice-president launches 2020 presidential bid

Accusing Donald Trump of being 'divider-in-chief' by fomenting hatred, former US vice-president Joe Biden formally launched his 2020 bid for the White House.

Bill Cosby accuses trial judge Steven O’Neill of 'racial hatred' as he seeks bail in sexual assault case
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Bill Cosby accuses trial judge Steven O’Neill of 'racial hatred' as he seeks bail in sexual assault case

Bill Cosby is renewing attacks on a Pennsylvania trial judge as he seeks bail while he appeals his sex-assault conviction

US Northeast digs out after winter storm dumps snow, downs power lines, closes schools
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US Northeast digs out after winter storm dumps snow, downs power lines, closes schools

A late winter storm dropped more than a foot of snow on parts of the northeastern U.S. overnight — prompting school closures across the region, knocking out power to thousands and slowing the Monday morning commute to a crawl.

NBA: Joel Embiid scores 37 and grabs 14 rebounds to power 76ers past visiting Lakers in high-profile encounter
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NBA: Joel Embiid scores 37 and grabs 14 rebounds to power 76ers past visiting Lakers in high-profile encounter

Joel Embiid scored 37 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to power the Philadelphia 76ers over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers 143-120 Sunday in a matchup of high-profile NBA clubs.

Bill Cosby's spokesperson alleges comedian was spied on by drone in Pennsylvania prison yard
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Bill Cosby's spokesperson alleges comedian was spied on by drone in Pennsylvania prison yard

Bill Cosby's spokesperson said that a drone was seen flying overhead while he was in the yard of his Pennsylvania prison last week.

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.

US federal judge blocks Trump administration's no-cost birth control coverage rules nationwide
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US federal judge blocks Trump administration's no-cost birth control coverage rules nationwide

The rules would have allowed more employers in the US, including publicly traded companies, to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women by claiming religious objections. Some private employers could also object on moral grounds.

NBA: Mavericks register first win over Warriors since 2015; Jimmy Butler delivers overtime dagger to guide 76ers past Hornets
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NBA: Mavericks register first win over Warriors since 2015; Jimmy Butler delivers overtime dagger to guide 76ers past Hornets

Another nail-biter saw the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors drop a 112-109 decision to the Mavericks in Dallas.

US opens federal investigation into sexual abuse in Catholic Church; issues subpoenas to dioceses of Pennsylvania
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US opens federal investigation into sexual abuse in Catholic Church; issues subpoenas to dioceses of Pennsylvania

The investigation comes after the release of a sweeping US grand jury report in August that revealed credible allegations against more than 300 suspected predator priests and identified over 1,000 victims of child sex abuse covered up for decades by the Catholic Church in the state of Pennsylvania.

NBA: Markelle Fultz could hold the key for young Philadelphia 76ers taking a definitive step toward title
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NBA: Markelle Fultz could hold the key for young Philadelphia 76ers taking a definitive step toward title

Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown made the bold decree that they would be "star hunting" this summer.But the only stars the Sixers saw this summer were the ones that passed them by on the way to joining other teams, like LeBron James.