Day: November 13, 2020

U.S. judge dismisses Trump campaign libel lawsuit against CNN

WASHINGTON, Nov 12 – A U.S. judge dismissed on Thursday a libel lawsuit filed by President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign against CNN over its publication of a 2019 opinion piece, according to a court document. The campaign sued CNN in March over an opinion piece it had run […]

Top officials: Nov. 3 election most secure in US history

WASHINGTON — A coalition of federal and state officials found no evidence that votes were compromised or altered in last week’s presidential election, rejecting unsubstantiated claims of widespread fraud advanced by President Donald Trump and many of his supporters. The statement late Thursday, by government and industry officials who coordinate […]

Military voters fear they’re part of unsupported fraud claim

LAS VEGAS — Even before Attorney General William Barr issued a memo that authorized federal prosecutors across the country to investigate “substantial allegations” of voting irregularities if they exist, the Justice Department had already begun looking into two specific allegations. One was a claim from the Trump campaign that thousands […]

China congratulates Biden, but few US policy changes seen

BEIJING — China on Friday became one of the last major countries to congratulate U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, who is expected to make few changes to U.S. policy in conflicts with Beijing over trade, technology and security. China, along with Russia, avoided joining the throng that congratulated Biden […]

India, China close in on plan to end months of military standoff

NEW DELHI – Seeking to end a dangerous military standoff in the western Himalayas, India and China are formulating a plan that involves creating no-patrol zones, pulling back tanks and artillery, and using drones to verify the withdrawal, Indian officials say. Tensions have run high since June, when […]

Ethnic minorities disproportionately affected by coronavirus – The Lancet

 Ethnic minority groups are disproportionately affected by the novel coronavirus, with Blacks and Asians at increased risk of COVID-19 infection compared to white individuals, according to an analysis published in The Lancet medical journal About 18.7 million patients from 50 studies were included to establish the findings, the […]

Biden cements victory by flipping Arizona, as Trump keeps transition in limbo

President-elect Joe Biden cemented his electoral victory by capturing the battleground state of Arizona late on Thursday, but the transition to his administration remains in political stasis as President Donald Trump refuses to accept defeat. Biden was projected to win Arizona after more than a week of vote […]

Asia-Pacific closes in on world’s biggest trade deal

Fifteen Asia-Pacific economies are set to conclude talks on Sunday and sign what could become the world’s largest free trade agreement, covering nearly a third of the global population and about 30% of its global gross domestic product. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which could be approved […]

India’s Active Caseload drops below 4.85 Lakhs

Daily New Recoveries continue to outnumber Daily New Cases DELHI, NOVEMBER 13: India’s active cases today stand at 4,84,547, much below the 5-lakh mark. This is the third day of the active cases being sustained below the 5-L mark. Their share in the total Positive Cases stands at only 5.55%. This […]

PM dedicates two future-ready Ayurveda institutions to the nation on Ayurveda Day

Thanks WHO for choosing India for Global Centre of Traditional medicine Calls for ayurveda syllabus that meets international standards Ayurveda is not just an alternative but a key basis of country’s health: PM Corona period has pushed use and research in Ayurveda products DELHI, NOVEMBER 13: The Prime […]

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