Over Ten million of people on East Coast to be affected in US snowstorm

Reading Time: 2 minutes  A powerful snowstorm is sweeping through the north-eastern US, with warnings in place for 14 states affecting more than 60 million people.  Some parts of Pennsylvania and New York are predicted to see as much as two feet (60cm) of snow. The National Weather Service (NWS) has warned of “dangerous, if not impossible…… Continue reading Over Ten million of people on East Coast to be affected in US snowstorm

Kelly to be sworn in as US senator flipping Arizona seat defeating Republican Sen. Martha McSally 

Reading Time: 3 minutes Kelly to be sworn in as US senator flipping Arizona seat defeating Republican Sen. Martha McSally  Mark Kelly is seen in October at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University in Phoenix. Democrats will pick up a Senate seat on Wednesday when former astronaut Mark Kelly is sworn in as a US…… Continue reading Kelly to be sworn in as US senator flipping Arizona seat defeating Republican Sen. Martha McSally 

United States Attorney says the Justice Department has found no evidence of fraud in the 2020 election

Reading Time: 2 minutes US Attorney General William Barr, a top ally of President Trump, has said the Justice Department has found no evidence of fraud in the 2020 election. “To date, we have not seen fraud on a scale that could have affected a different outcome in the election,” said the top US law enforcement agent. His comments…… Continue reading United States Attorney says the Justice Department has found no evidence of fraud in the 2020 election

United State approves more execution methods for Poison gas and firing squads

Reading Time: 3 minutes The outgoing administration of President Donald Trump is paving the way for additional methods of executing prisoners who have been sentenced to death in the United States. The Justice Department is quietly amending its execution protocols, no longer requiring federal death sentences to be carried out by lethal injection and clearing the way to use…… Continue reading United State approves more execution methods for Poison gas and firing squads

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Donald Trump signals he is prepared to leave White House

Reading Time: 3 minutes The United States of America President Donald Trump has said he will leave the White House if Joe Biden is formally confirmed as the next US president. Answering reporters’ questions for the first time since losing the 3 November vote, Mr Trump insisted, however, that “this race is far from over”. He has refused to…… Continue reading Donald Trump signals he is prepared to leave White House

Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulates Biden, hopes for ‘win-win’ China-US ties

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Chinese President Xi Jinping has congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden for his election victory earlier this month and expressed hope for “win-win cooperation” amid a number of conflicts between the world’s top two economies over trade, technology and security. Chinese president says ‘healthy and stable’ relations between world’s top two economies are ‘the common…… Continue reading Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulates Biden, hopes for ‘win-win’ China-US ties

Trump accepts defeat to Biden must begin

Reading Time: 4 minutes Donald Trump has accepted a formal US transition should begin for President-elect Joe Biden to take office. The president said the federal agency overseeing the handover must “do what needs to be done”, even as he vowed to keep contesting his election defeat. The General Services Administration (GSA) said it was acknowledging Mr Biden as…… Continue reading Trump accepts defeat to Biden must begin

US formally declares withdrawal from Open Skies Treaty

Reading Time: 2 minutes The United States formally withdrew from the Open Skies Treaty on Sunday, six months after President Donald Trump announced the decision. The State Department has declared that the United States is no longer a party to the Treaty on Open Skies, a decades-old treaty that permits member countries to conduct short-notice, unarmed, reconnaissance flights over…… Continue reading US formally declares withdrawal from Open Skies Treaty

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US District Court Judge slams Donald Trump bid to stop Pennsylvania vote certification

Reading Time: 4 minutes In a scathing opinion, judge slams Trump campaign’s ‘strained legal arguments and speculative accusations’. Donald Trump has been dealt a new setback in his effort to overturn the United States’s November 3 election results as a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by his campaign that sought to throw out millions of mail-in votes in…… Continue reading US District Court Judge slams Donald Trump bid to stop Pennsylvania vote certification

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US President-elect Joe Biden becomes the first to win state of Georgia, since 1992

Reading Time: 4 minutes Joe Biden the United States of America President-elect has won the state of Georgia, the first Democratic candidate to do so since 1992.The win solidifies Mr Biden’s victory, giving him a total of 306 votes in the electoral college, the system the US uses to choose its president. President Donald Trump is projected to win…… Continue reading US President-elect Joe Biden becomes the first to win state of Georgia, since 1992