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For the Secret Service, a new question: Who will protect them from Trump?

By Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Michael S. Schmidt WASHINGTON — For more than a century, Secret Service agents have lived by a straightforward ethos: They will take the president where he wants to go, even if it means putting their bodies in front of a bullet. But that guiding principle has been tested in recent days […]

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Coronavirus flourishes where President Donald Trump spends much of his time: Indoors

By Apoorva Mandavilli On Saturday, President Donald Trump met with Judge Amy Coney Barrett, the nominee to the Supreme Court, and others in the Oval Office. On Tuesday, he debated former Vice President Joe Biden in an indoor hall, neither with a mask, talking at high volume and often without pause. On Wednesday, Trump traveled […]

Budget 2020

Can US presidential polls have a bearing on Indian markets?

By Anuj Jain The US election system is complex and yet captivating. While heated debates and exchange of accusations make it difficult to anticipate the outcome, it is interesting to watch. While the US accounts for only 5 per cent of the world population, it generates 20 per cent of the world income, underlining the […]

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Barcelona says coronavirus pandemic impact cost the club $238 million

By: AP | Barcelona | October 5, 2020 9:38:16 pm Barcelona’s Lionel Messi with teammates. (Source: AP) The impact of the coronavirus pandemic has cost Barcelona more than 200 million euros ($234 million) in revenue, the club said Monday. Barcelona reported losses of 97 million euros ($113 million) for the 2019-20 season, blaming the deficit […]

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Formula One Turkish GP to be held without fans over COVID-19

By: Reuters | Ankara | Updated: October 5, 2020 6:11:46 pm Formula One has put the Turkish Grand Prix back on its calendar after almost a decade in August. (Representational Image) Formula One’s 2020 Turkish Grand Prix on November 13-15 will be held without spectators due to the coronavirus outbreak, state broadcaster TRT reported on […]

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Donald Trump’s surprise drive-by to greet supporters outside hospital

US President Donald Trump made a surprise drive-by to wave at his supporters outside a military hospital where he has been admitted since Friday for the treatment of coronavirus. The brief drive through Rockville Pike in Bethesda, a Maryland suburb of Washington DC, that separates the National Institute of Health and Walter Reed National Military […]

Budget 2020

Wall Street closes sharply lower as Trump tests positive for coronavirus

NEW YORK: US stocks closed lower on Friday as news that US President Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19 put investors in a risk-off mood and added to mounting uncertainties surrounding the looming election. Tech shares weighed heaviest on the indexes, but the blue-chip Dow’s losses were mitigated by gains in economically sensitive cyclical stocks. […]

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Centre estimates to utilise 40-50 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses on 20-25 cr people by July 2021: Vardhan

NEW DELHI: The health ministry is preparing a plan for distribution of Covid-19 vaccines in the country and has asked the states and Union Territories to ensure that the supply chain and storage facilities are in place. The ministry said the states must repair all cold-chain equipment that will be used once a vaccine is […]