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Joe Biden to name longtime aide Antony Blinken as secretary of state – us presidential election

President-elect Joe Biden intends to name his longtime adviser Antony Blinken as secretary of state, according to three people familiar with the matter, setting out to assemble his cabinet even before Donald Trump concedes defeat. In addition, Jake Sullivan, formerly one of Hillary Clinton’s closest aides, is likely to be named Biden’s national security adviser, according to two people familiar ...

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Judge throws out Trump bid to stop Pennsylvania vote certification – us presidential election

Pennsylvania officials can certify election results that currently show Democrat Joe Biden winning the state by more than 80,000 votes, a federal judge ruled Saturday, dealing President Donald Trump’s campaign another blow in its effort to invalidate the election. US Middle District Judge Matthew Brann in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, turned down the request for an injunction by President Donald Trump’s campaign, ...

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Michigan lawmakers who met Trump stand by election outcome – world news

Two Michigan lawmakers who met with Donald Trump amid the president’s effort to overturn the state’s decisive vote for Joe Biden said they haven’t yet seen any reason to alter the result. “We have not yet been made aware of any information that would change the outcome of the election in Michigan,” Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey and House ...

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Donald Trump’s challenge to election results hits hardest at Black voters – us presidential election

President Donald Trump’s longshot bid to overturn the election focuses on invalidating ballots cast in Philadelphia, Detroit and other heavily Democratic cities, an effort that would disenfranchise a disproportionate number of Black voters if successful. While the Trump campaign says it is merely targeting places where fraud is most likely to have occurred, the racial cast to the president’s attempt ...

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Georgia affirms Joe Biden’s victory as Trump attempts to undermine election – world news

After a painstaking recount, Georgia officials confirmed on Thursday that President-elect Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump in the battleground state on Nov. 3, further narrowing the president’s dubious effort to overturn the election results. The result of the six-day hand recount of the state’s 5 million ballots had been widely expected, despite baseless allegations from Trump and his allies ...

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Why is President Trump pursuing recount of 2 Wisconsin counties? – us presidential election

US President Donald Trump filed Wednesday for a recount of Wisconsin’s two largest Democratic counties, paying the required $3 million cost and alleging that they were the sites of the “worst irregularities” although no evidence of illegal activity has been presented. The recounts in Milwaukee and Dane counties will begin on Friday and must be done by December 1. Democrat ...

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Donald Trump fires top election security official – world news

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired a top election security official from an agency of his own administration that certified the elections as the most secure in US history. Trump has refused to acknowledge he lost to President-elect Joe Biden and has launched legal challenges against the outcome. “The recent statement by Chris Krebs on the security of the ...

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Supreme Court reserves order on plea challenging PM Modi’s election to Varanasi seat – india news

The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved the order on the petition challenging the election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the Varanasi parliamentary seat. The plea was filed by sacked Border Security Force (BSF) soldier Tej Bahadur challenging the rejection of his candidature by the returning officer on May 1, 2019. During the Lok Sabha elections last year, the returning ...

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Joe Biden names top White House aides as doctors urge Trump to cooperate on Covid-19 – us presidential election

President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday named several senior staffers for his White House, while his top coronavirus advisers warned that President Donald Trump’s stalling of the official transition could compromise the country’s pandemic response. Democrat Biden has been preparing to take over the presidency on Jan. 20, meeting with advisers and mapping out his plans to combat the disease, despite ...

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After Rahul Gandhi, RJD leader mocks Sushil Modi, lists ‘reasons’ for his ouster – bihar election

Two days after attacking the Congress leadership for its poor effort and show in recently concluded Bihar state assembly polls, RJD vice-president Shivanand Tiwary mocked senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi while providing reasons why he didn’t get deputy chief minister’s post. Tiwary said, “Sushil Modi’s role had become less of BJP’s and more of Nitish Kumar’s associate. I think ...

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