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Coronavirus makes Democratic congressional challengers' uphill climb steeper

Reuters Sunday, 17 May 2020
Before she suspended in-person campaigning in March, Arati Kreibich was knocking on upwards of 1,000 doors every weekend in the northern New Jersey congressional district she hopes to wrest away from a moderate Democratic incumbent.

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Biden to announce running mate soon; Trump campaign launches bus tours in key states

Joe Biden is expected to announce his running mate this week ahead of next week's Democratic convention. This comes as the Trump campaign is launching a pair of..
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Has Trump Already Lost The Debates With Biden? [Video]

Has Trump Already Lost The Debates With Biden?

President Donald Trump has made the media rounds with his major line of attack against Democratic opponent Joe Biden: Biden is mentally unfit for the job. After all, Trump can't attack Biden for being white. Or for being a male. Or for being in his seventies. Nevertheless, CNN reports Trump's strategy may backfire when push comes to shove on the debate stage.

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Why Joe Biden's running mate selection matters more than usual

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden is expected to name his running mate in the coming days. Alexandra Jaffe, a national political reporter for the..
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Michigan Democrats Hesitate on Whitmer as V.P.: ‘Selfishly, We Need Her Here’

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'How demeaning': Dems, GOP spar over aid [Video]

'How demeaning': Dems, GOP spar over aid

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday dug into Democrats for wanting "Uncle Sam" to pay unemployed Americans more than they'd normally make amid the coronavirus crisis, while Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer hit back, saying such a comment is "demeaning" to hard-working citizens.

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Covid update: Pranab Mukherjee infected; WHO on virus; Yediyurappa recovers [Video]

Covid update: Pranab Mukherjee infected; WHO on virus; Yediyurappa recovers

From former Indian President getting infected to Karnataka Chief Minister recovering from Covid-19, here are the top updates on coronavirus pandemic. Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday. Mukherjee requested people who came in contact with him to self-isolate. World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said there is a need to “suppress, suppress, suppress” the virus. Tedros said there is still hope of conquering Covid-19. Over 90% Covid-19 patients in Delhi have recovered, according to the latest statistics. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the people of Delhi are slowly and steadily defeating corona. Also, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa was on Monday discharged from hospital after he recovered from Covid-19. Meanwhile, Paris made it mandatory for tourists to wear a mask in outdoor spaces. WHO chief praised Paris’ move and called it “strong and precise”. Watch the full video for more details.

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Independence Day 2020: Security tightened, Armed Forces band wows spectators [Video]

Independence Day 2020: Security tightened, Armed Forces band wows spectators

Delhi police stepped up security in  and around the capital ahead of the Independence day celebration on August 15. Police were seen checking vehicles in the India gate and Connaught place region. Similar checks are also underway in other regions of the capital. Meanwhile, on Sunday, the Indian Armed Forces (Tri-Service) Band gave a musical performance at the North Block. The Defence Ministry has said that the Independence Day event will be marked by musical performances by the bands from the Army, Navy and the Indian Air Force. 'These performances are intended as gestures of gratitude and appreciation of the nation towards the Corona warriors who have been steadfastly fighting to stop the spread of the Coronavirus in the country even at the risk of their lives,' said the Ministry of Defence in a press statement. Military and Police Bands will also perform in Imphal, Bhopal and Jhansi on August 12. The final performance of the series will be held on August 13 in Lucknow, Faizabad, Shilong, Madurai and Champaran, it stated. Watch the full video for all the details.

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Covid update: 100 virus-free days of New Zealand; Amit Shah's next test [Video]

Covid update: 100 virus-free days of New Zealand; Amit Shah's next test

From the testing of Union Home minister Amit Shah, to New Zealand completing 100 days without domestic transmission of the virus - here are the top news updates on the Covid-19 pandemic. Shah is likely to be tested for Covid infection again in the next couple of days. He is currently admitted in a private hospital, Medanta, in Haryana's Gurugram. He reportedly continues to be asymptomatic and is working from his hospital bed. Maharashtra saw another big jump in cases with over 12,200 new infections being reported. This took the state's total tally past the 5.15 lakh-mark. In Madhya Pradesh, minister Vishvas Sarang tested positive for Covid infection. The news came just days after MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was discharged from hospital after recovering from the disease. India has so far reported a total of 21.53 lakh Covid cases with over 43,300 deaths. A little over 6.28 lakh cases are active, while over 14.8 lakh patients have been discharged. In international news, Paris has tightened rules regarding wearing of face masks. The French capital has reportedly made masks mandatory in certain crowded areas for people aged 11 and above. In the neighbouring United Kingdom, Prime Minister Boris Johnson called reopening of schools in September the government's moral responsibility. Watch the full video for other updates on the spread of the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus.

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Frontier CEO says CDC should update coronavirus travel advice: 'Flying is not dangerous'

The CDC says travel increases the chance of getting and spreading COVID-19. It also says most viruses don't spread easily on flights.


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Nearly 30 years after their homecoming coronation, reunited duo ties the knot at their alma mater

It was a wedding decades in the making, between two former New Jersey college classmates. They say they never could have imagined it. Greg and Janet Dabice were..
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What Trump Did When A Reporter Challenged Him On A Lie He's Told Over 150 Times [Video]

What Trump Did When A Reporter Challenged Him On A Lie He's Told Over 150 Times

After publicly telling a particular lie over 150 times, President Donald Trump was challenged by a reporter. According to CNN, Trump abruptly ended a Saturday news conference at his Bedminster, New Jersey, golf club, by walking out. The lie had to do with veterans' health care and the Veterans Choice program. Trump has consistently told audiences he is the one who passed it.

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Trump calls Bedminster crowd a 'peaceful protest' [Video]

Trump calls Bedminster crowd a 'peaceful protest'

When U.S. President Donald Trump was asked by a reporter about members and guests of his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey not being socially-distanced, Trump replied that it was a "peaceful protest."

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'Mob Wives' Star Drita D'Avanzo's Hubby Gets 5 Year Sentence in Gun Case

"Mob Wives" star Drita D'Avanzo asked the judge to go easy on her husband in his federal gun case ... but instead, the judge dropped the hammer. Drita and her 2..

Woman who sued New Jersey country club over wine spilled on $30K Hermès handbag continues legal fight

The lawyer for a woman suing Alpine Country Club in New Jersey for damage to her $30K handbag plans to pursue the case again after judge's dismissal.


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