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'Iconic humiliation', 'internal collapse': Chinese media hits out at US over Capitol violence
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'Iconic humiliation', 'internal collapse': Chinese media hits out at US over Capitol violence

The Global Times described the storming of the Capitol using a Chinese term referring to a ruler’s subordinates coming to his rescue when his authority is threatened

Hours after US Capitol breach, Congress formally certifies Biden's election win; Trump pledges 'orderly transition'
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Hours after US Capitol breach, Congress formally certifies Biden's election win; Trump pledges 'orderly transition'

Defying Donald Trump’s claims that the Vice-President can reject electoral votes, Mike Pence said the Constitution does not give him ‘unilateral authority’ to decide which votes should be counted

US Capitol violence: Facebook, Twitter block Donald Trump from posting over policy breach, appearing to exhort Washington rioters
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US Capitol violence: Facebook, Twitter block Donald Trump from posting over policy breach, appearing to exhort Washington rioters

Donald Trump supporters swarmed the US Capitol, putting it on lockdown, as Vice-President Mike Pence rebuffed the president's demand to overturn his loss to Joe Biden

Mike Pence tells Donald Trump he lacks power to challenge presidential election results, reports NYT
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Mike Pence tells Donald Trump he lacks power to challenge presidential election results, reports NYT

The vice-president, who is set to preside over the US Senate and confirm President-elect Joe Biden's victory, delivered the message to Trump during his weekly lunch with the president

Donald Trump pressures Georgia official to ‘find votes’ to overturn Joe Biden’s victory in state
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Donald Trump pressures Georgia official to ‘find votes’ to overturn Joe Biden’s victory in state

Trump argued on the phone call that results could be changed, even mentioning the mysterious appearance of hundreds of thousands of ballots in Fulton County, a claim officials denied

US election: ‘Pivot counties’ that stuck with Donald Trump may be a warning sign for Democrats
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US election: ‘Pivot counties’ that stuck with Donald Trump may be a warning sign for Democrats

Despite expectations that Joe Biden, with his everyday Joe persona, would win back many blue-collar voters, he appears to have done worse with them than Hillary Clinton or Obama in both of his elections

Google Trends 2020: IPL overtakes coronavirus to become most searched topic; everything that trended in India this year
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Google Trends 2020: IPL overtakes coronavirus to become most searched topic; everything that trended in India this year

While coronavirus was among the top 10 Google trends globally, Indian Premier League came out on top in India, even beating terms relating to the US Presidential election 2020

Donald Trump, 17 states join Texas' longshot bid in SC to overturn Biden's election victory
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Donald Trump, 17 states join Texas' longshot bid in SC to overturn Biden's election victory

Texas attorney-general Ken Paxton's lawsuit demands that 62 total Electoral College votes in Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin be invalidated. Legal experts dismissed the Republican's filing as the latest and perhaps longest legal shot since Election Day

Donald Trump calls Georgia guv Brian Kemp to pressure him into overturning Joe Biden's win
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Donald Trump calls Georgia guv Brian Kemp to pressure him into overturning Joe Biden's win

Trump also asked the governor to demand an audit of signatures on mail ballots, something Kemp has previously noted he has no power to do. Kemp declined the president’s entreaty, according to officials

Donald Trump continues to claim electoral victory at first post-poll rally in Georgia
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Donald Trump continues to claim electoral victory at first post-poll rally in Georgia

In a nearly two-hour speech, Trump declared he would not concede, at times sticking to his script but regularly going off-the-cuff for his more incendiary claims

Rejecting Donald Trump's claims, US attorney-general says no sign of voter fraud in presidential polls
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Rejecting Donald Trump's claims, US attorney-general says no sign of voter fraud in presidential polls

William Barr said both the Justice Department and the Department of Homeland Security called the 2020 election the 'most secure in American history'

'Won't change my mind on election fraud claims': Donald Trump indicates continued fight in first post-poll interview
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'Won't change my mind on election fraud claims': Donald Trump indicates continued fight in first post-poll interview

Despite Trump's unprecedented attack on the validity of the US election system, his legal team has yet to provide any evidence that stands up in court

'America is back, ready to lead the world': Joe Biden presents security and foreign policy team
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'America is back, ready to lead the world': Joe Biden presents security and foreign policy team

The US president-elect presented his picks for secretary of state, national security advisor, homeland security secretary, intelligence chief, UN ambassador, and climate change envoy

Pennsylvania certifies win for Biden, deals blow to Trump's hopes of overturning result
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Pennsylvania certifies win for Biden, deals blow to Trump's hopes of overturning result

Donald Trump had made Pennsylvania a centerpiece of his unsuccessful legal attempts to invalidate the election results, launching legal attacks on vote counting rules and county election procedures

Donald Trump is maligning the incoming Biden administration by reviving a German stab-in-the-back myth
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Donald Trump is maligning the incoming Biden administration by reviving a German stab-in-the-back myth

The word Dolchstosslegende is hard to pronounce but important to understand. It translates as “stab-in-the-back myth” and was a key element in the revival of German militarism in the Weimar years

Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest 2020: From Sudha Murthy to Howard Jacobson, authors and sessions to watch out for on Day 3
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Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest 2020: From Sudha Murthy to Howard Jacobson, authors and sessions to watch out for on Day 3

An evening session will feature Man-Booker Prize winner Howard Jacobson, in conversation with publisher Karthika VK about his book Live A Little

Donald Trump fires head of US cybersecurity agency Christopher Krebs, who rejected voter fraud claims
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Donald Trump fires head of US cybersecurity agency Christopher Krebs, who rejected voter fraud claims

Krebs had offered statements attesting to the integrity of the US election, contradicting Trump's assertions of widespread fraud without mentioning the president by name

Georgia election officials announce full hand recount; Biden leads Trump by 14,000 votes
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Georgia election officials announce full hand recount; Biden leads Trump by 14,000 votes

There is no mandatory recount law in Georgia, but state law provides that option to a trailing candidate if the margin is less than 0.5 percentage points. Biden’s lead stood at 0.28 percentage points as of Wednesday morning

US Election 2020 Results Updates: Texas Lt Guv offers reward of up to $1 million for 'voter fraud' tips
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US Election 2020 Results Updates: Texas Lt Guv offers reward of up to $1 million for 'voter fraud' tips

Texas Lt governor Dan Patrick is just the latest in a line of Republican leaders backing the president's efforts to investigate voter fraud. No evidence has been found

US president-elect Joe Biden vows 'to get right to work' even as Trump reiterates claims of election fraud
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US president-elect Joe Biden vows 'to get right to work' even as Trump reiterates claims of election fraud

Election officials from both political parties have stated publicly that the election went well, and international observers have confirmed there were no serious irregularities