Ex-chess champ Garry Kasparov worries over 'enfeebled Congress', says 'extremist wings' will help Donald Trump
Ex-chess champ Garry Kasparov worries over 'enfeebled Congress', says 'extremist wings' will help Donald Trump

The Russian grandmaster, a strong critic of Vladimir Putin and Trump, has expressed fear over the direction America's democracy is heading post November 3

Hawaii's most inaccessible island is America's last Covid-19-free county, experts caution vulnerable residents
Hawaii's most inaccessible island is America's last Covid-19-free county, experts caution vulnerable residents

The same Covid-free Kalaupapa settlement, which is located in Kalawao County, was used to quarantine infectious disease patients 155 years ago

Who does President-elect Joe Biden plan to have on his foreign policy team? Here are the top four picks
Who does President-elect Joe Biden plan to have on his foreign policy team? Here are the top four picks

The president-elect could pick former aides of Obama-Biden presidency Antony Blinken, Jake Sullivan, Michele Flournoy and Linda Thomas-Greenfield for key posts

Donald Trump's attorney Lin Wood asks Georgia voters to 'withhold votes' if GOP candidates don't back president
Donald Trump's attorney Lin Wood asks Georgia voters to 'withhold votes' if GOP candidates don't back president

Lin Wood said in a series of tweets that Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue should back the president in his fight against 'voter fraud'

Is Ivanka Trump distancing herself from dad Donald Trump's election fraud claims? Twin probes add to her problems
Is Ivanka Trump distancing herself from dad Donald Trump's election fraud claims? Twin probes add to her problems

'Most hardcore Trump sources have psychologically bailed, and are just waiting out the storm,' an Axios report stated

Joe Biden slams reporter asking him about reopening schools: 'Why are you the only guy who shouts questions'?
Joe Biden slams reporter asking him about reopening schools: 'Why are you the only guy who shouts questions'?

The president-elect lost his cool on yet another occasion and lashed out at CBS News journalist Bo Ericson who got backing from his fraternity for asking the question

5 Supreme Court cases to watch: From LGBTQ+ rights to police accountability
5 Supreme Court cases to watch: From LGBTQ+ rights to police accountability

Will the SCOTUS's new composition have an impact on its verdict on some of the key issues that will go on to influence the lives of millions? Curious minds are waiting

AOC wants Americans to get paid to stay at home, blasts GOP for not doling out new pandemic relief package
AOC wants Americans to get paid to stay at home, blasts GOP for not doling out new pandemic relief package

The New York Congresswoman's words came as Vermont, which has a Republican governor, has considered giving the residents in self-quarantine $1,000 stipends

Top business leaders tell Donald Trump to admit defeat as transition needs to begin for sake of Americans' safety
Top business leaders tell Donald Trump to admit defeat as transition needs to begin for sake of Americans' safety

Thomas Donohue, Chamber of Commerce CEO and a longtime ally to GOP presidents, said that Trump should not delay the transition any longer

Lara Trump eyes North Carolina Senate seat in 2022, will she be the first Trump after Donald in public office?
Lara Trump eyes North Carolina Senate seat in 2022, will she be the first Trump after Donald in public office?

The president's daughter-in-law will not find it easy though as a number of big Republican names could also be in the fray

Is Donald Trump trying to light more fires than Joe Biden can douse with his radical foreign policy moves?
Is Donald Trump trying to light more fires than Joe Biden can douse with his radical foreign policy moves?

While a White House insider has confirmed the sinister plan, analysts are, however, divided over the impact the outgoing president's moves could leave for the incoming president to tackle

President-elect Joe Biden rules out national lockdown as Covid-19 surges, says he will 'shut down the virus'
President-elect Joe Biden rules out national lockdown as Covid-19 surges, says he will 'shut down the virus'

'I’m going to shut down the virus, that’s what I’m going to shut down. I’ll say it again: No national shutdown. No national shutdown,' said Biden

Australia leadership left red-faced as report says elite troops unlawfully killed 39 Afghans over 'blood lust'
Australia leadership left red-faced as report says elite troops unlawfully killed 39 Afghans over 'blood lust'

Angus Campbell, chief of Australian Defence Force, conceded a 'warrior culture' was rampant among some members of Australia's special forces serving in Afghanistan

Will Joe Biden indict Donald Trump? Former Robert Mueller prosecutor Andrew Weissmann demands 'accountability'
Will Joe Biden indict Donald Trump? Former Robert Mueller prosecutor Andrew Weissmann demands 'accountability'

'The precedent that you’re setting in the future is don’t bother appointing a special counsel because there isn’t going to be any accountability to a president who obstructs that investigation,' Weissmann put it straight

Will markets face a 'nightmare scenario' if Donald Trump flips election results? JP Morgan investment guru fears so
Will markets face a 'nightmare scenario' if Donald Trump flips election results? JP Morgan investment guru fears so

Michael Cembalest wrote in a note to investors on November 18 that a horror story was waiting for America if the country plunged into an electoral crisis

Kayleigh McEnany slams blue states for 'Orwellian' Covid-19 rules, says Americans 'know how to protect their health'
Kayleigh McEnany slams blue states for 'Orwellian' Covid-19 rules, says Americans 'know how to protect their health'

McEnany’s remarks made a reference to Oregon Governor Kate Brown who set guidelines for private Thanksgiving parties, including tight restrictions on number of guests allowed

Can America win a war against Iran? It will not be easy despite Washington's superior military power
Can America win a war against Iran? It will not be easy despite Washington's superior military power

While the US military is far more powerful than Iran, the Middle Eastern power has other ways of taking on advanced enemies

Did China use microwave weapon to cook Indian troops alive? Beijing expert says it helped them control Himalayan border
Did China use microwave weapon to cook Indian troops alive? Beijing expert says it helped them control Himalayan border

Beijing-based Professor Jin Canrong hailed the Chinese side, saying it 'beautifully' executed the plan to push the Indian troops back without violating the gunfire ban

President-elect Joe Biden's criminal justice reform proposals: More effective on paper than reality?
President-elect Joe Biden's criminal justice reform proposals: More effective on paper than reality?

Prison Policy Initiative recently came up a review of the Democrat's plans and while it acknowledged some of them are good, it also advised measures to improve them

Henry Kissinger urges Joe Biden to improve US-China ties or nations will 'slide into catastrophe' like World War I
Henry Kissinger urges Joe Biden to improve US-China ties or nations will 'slide into catastrophe' like World War I

The former diplomat, who played a big role in bettering relations with Beijing in the Nixon era, said military advancements could make such conflicts dangerous

Will Donald Trump pay $8M upfront for Wisconsin recount? Cost is 4 times more than 2016 due to Covid-19 pandemic
Will Donald Trump pay $8M upfront for Wisconsin recount? Cost is 4 times more than 2016 due to Covid-19 pandemic

According to an AP report, Trump would have time till 5 pm on November 18 to request for the recount. The recount could then begin as early as November 19, and be concluded no later than December 1

Donald Trump considered military strike on Iran's main nuclear site, but backed off after advisers stopped him
Donald Trump considered military strike on Iran's main nuclear site, but backed off after advisers stopped him

The president was close to take the extreme measure in the wake of IAEA's alarming reports on Tehran's growing uranium stockpile

America's CEOs worried over Donald Trump's refusal to concede, plan collective action if he doesn't step down
America's CEOs worried over Donald Trump's refusal to concede, plan collective action if he doesn't step down

More than two dozens CEOs took part in a video call recently and while they were fine with Trump's right to challenge, they want the transition to happen smoothly for Joe Biden

NY school district draws flak for banning staff from wearing sweatshirts made by daughter of slain NYPD cop
NY school district draws flak for banning staff from wearing sweatshirts made by daughter of slain NYPD cop

It was said that the thin blue line flag made people frightened at a time when anti-cops mood is strong, however, the dead cop's daughter says there was nothing political in it

China receives major trade boost amid Covid-19 pandemic as 15 Asia-Pacific nations sign biggest free deal RCEP
China receives major trade boost amid Covid-19 pandemic as 15 Asia-Pacific nations sign biggest free deal RCEP

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement was signed at a virtual regional summit hosted by Vietnam on November 15

Vladimir Putin went on 45-minute rant against America during his first meeting with Barack Obama, claims memoir
Vladimir Putin went on 45-minute rant against America during his first meeting with Barack Obama, claims memoir

'Obama talks about how Putin didn’t look imposing when they posed for photos, describing him as 'short and compact with a prominent nose and pale watching eyes',' claimed a report quoting a source

Candace Owens says Barack Obama came out of White House 'hating' America and turned his back on country
Candace Owens says Barack Obama came out of White House 'hating' America and turned his back on country

The conservative political activist reacted to the Democrat's claim in his upcoming memoir that the Republican Party is xenophobic and paranoid

Senate Republicans push for Joe Biden to receive intelligence briefings, will they also support Donald Trump?
Senate Republicans push for Joe Biden to receive intelligence briefings, will they also support Donald Trump?

Oklahoma lawmaker James Lankford has said the example of 2000 should be followed when the dispute saw both candidates getting the briefings

NO evidence of voter fraud: Official audit in more than half of Arizona counties delivers blow to Donald Trump
NO evidence of voter fraud: Official audit in more than half of Arizona counties delivers blow to Donald Trump

Arizona has 11 electoral votes and clinching them makes Joe Biden the first Democratic candidate to win the state in a presidential election after 24 years 

Will Donald Trump use military to stay in power? Chief Mark Milley says Army takes oath to Constitution, not individual
Will Donald Trump use military to stay in power? Chief Mark Milley says Army takes oath to Constitution, not individual

Speculation is rife over the US military's possible role of interfering in politics as incumbent President Donald Trump's actions rattle Pentagon

Joe Biden to stop construction of Donald Trump's border wall once in office but will not touch the part already built
Joe Biden to stop construction of Donald Trump's border wall once in office but will not touch the part already built

The incoming administration is set to pursue a softer policy on immigrants and refugees compared to the current one

Joe Biden set to reverse Trump's policy on refugee admissions to the US, but there will be challenges
Joe Biden set to reverse Trump's policy on refugee admissions to the US, but there will be challenges

For 2021, the Republican president set the cap at 15,000 -- the lowest recorded. Biden has promised to take a contradictory approach and put the annual global refugee admissions cap back to 125,000

Is US heading for another Covid-19 crash? Bill Ackman bets pandemic will rattle stock market again
Is US heading for another Covid-19 crash? Bill Ackman bets pandemic will rattle stock market again

The hedge fund billionaire made a net profit of more than $2B in March after selling his bets against market

Donald Trump's defeat silences QAnon leader Q's conspiracy posts, followers stumped: 'Have we been conned?'
Donald Trump's defeat silences QAnon leader Q's conspiracy posts, followers stumped: 'Have we been conned?'

QAnon had predicted a landslide victory for Trump and have gone silent in the wake of Biden's win

State dept refuses to facilitate calls between President-elect Joe Biden and foreign leaders after win
State dept refuses to facilitate calls between President-elect Joe Biden and foreign leaders after win

The department is following the trails of GSA, which is yet to sign a letter kicking off the transition acknowledging former VP as winner

House Dems ask federal agencies to preserve Trump administration documents, threaten 3 years in prison for those who don't
House Dems ask federal agencies to preserve Trump administration documents, threaten 3 years in prison for those who don't

Chairs of 21 leading House committee have written a letter to more than 50 agencies as the transition looms on the horizon

Will Donald Trump sacrifice Ivanka to save himself? 'She will go to prison before Donald,' says Michael Cohen
Will Donald Trump sacrifice Ivanka to save himself? 'She will go to prison before Donald,' says Michael Cohen

Trump's former attorney said, 'I believe Trump does go to jail and if it’s not Trump, he’ll push one of the kids, probably Don, Jr before Ivanka'

Texas Lt Gov Dan Patrick offers $1 million reward to anyone who reports voter fraud that backs Trump's claims
Texas Lt Gov Dan Patrick offers $1 million reward to anyone who reports voter fraud that backs Trump's claims

The staunch Donald Trump loyalist has backed the incumbent's claim of voter fraud in this year's presidential election and demanded the counting of every legal vote

Donald Trump Jr slams CNN over claims that he's trying to take over RNC with Kimberly Guilfoyle: 'Fake as usual'
Donald Trump Jr slams CNN over claims that he's trying to take over RNC with Kimberly Guilfoyle: 'Fake as usual'

'If anyone believes that I want to sit in an office in DC and make fundraising calls for 18 hours a day they clearly have never met me'

Will GOP accepting Donald Trump's loss lead to revolt at base and loss of seats? Here's why Reds are in a fix
Will GOP accepting Donald Trump's loss lead to revolt at base and loss of seats? Here's why Reds are in a fix

Many in the Republican Party find themselves in a spot since the party has done well in the Senate and House in the same election that the incumbent lost

Donald Trump slams FDA for delaying Pfizer report till election was over, says Democrats stopped his 'vaccine win'
Donald Trump slams FDA for delaying Pfizer report till election was over, says Democrats stopped his 'vaccine win'

Trump’s tweets slamming the timing of the vaccine came as the FDA authorized the use of Eli Lilly and Co’s experimental Covid-19 antibody treatment, something the president vowed to make free for all Americans

Joe Biden's Covid-19 expert Zeke Emanuel's piece on life not worth living post 75 slammed as President-elect is 77
Joe Biden's Covid-19 expert Zeke Emanuel's piece on life not worth living post 75 slammed as President-elect is 77

Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton, who won his re-election bid this year, posted Emanuel’s piece on Twitter where he called the latter 'creepy bioethicist'

As US poll results dragged on, Colombia daily mocked oldest democracy asking 'who's the Banana Republic now?'
As US poll results dragged on, Colombia daily mocked oldest democracy asking 'who's the Banana Republic now?'

While some friendly nations congratulated Joe Biden-Kamala Harris duo over the victory, some less friendly ones reminded Washington of their differing stands

President-elect Biden's team faces obstacle as key Trump official refuses to sign transition papers: Report
President-elect Biden's team faces obstacle as key Trump official refuses to sign transition papers: Report

GSA Administrator Emily Murphy, a Donald Trump appointee, has not budged with her office saying Joe Biden's win was yet to be ascertained

Trump and close aides may still hope for a turnaround but for White House's inner circle, the race is over
Trump and close aides may still hope for a turnaround but for White House's inner circle, the race is over

Chaotic scenes prevail behind the scenes as some top officials of the Trump administration are yet to begin the transition procedure

AOC says she might quit politics as Dems blame progressives for losses, top Black lawmaker slams 'defunding police'
AOC says she might quit politics as Dems blame progressives for losses, top Black lawmaker slams 'defunding police'

Veterans like James Clyburn feel the movement of 'defund the police' and 'socialist' tags have cost the blue party big House losses this year, putting progressives like AOC under pressure

Joe Biden's picture with Gerry Adams and ex-IRA leader who tried to kill British army officer sparks outrage
Joe Biden's picture with Gerry Adams and ex-IRA leader who tried to kill British army officer sparks outrage

Voices in the UK have cautioned the Democrat, who has inched closer to a victory in the 2020 election, against taking a biased approach on N Ireland

With Trump staying adamant, his inner team may ask Ivanka or Jared Kushner to convince him to vacate office
With Trump staying adamant, his inner team may ask Ivanka or Jared Kushner to convince him to vacate office

However, Ivanka, who is her father's senior adviser, has herself showed signs that she too backs the president's stand in the election battle

Who will replace Vladimir Putin? If the Russian president steps down in January, here's who could succeed him
Who will replace Vladimir Putin? If the Russian president steps down in January, here's who could succeed him

As observers believe a power struggle for Putin's office is already underway, let's take a look at some probable names who could fill the post

Is Vladimir Putin stepping down? Kremlin denies claims Russian president will quit amid Parkinson's speculation
Is Vladimir Putin stepping down? Kremlin denies claims Russian president will quit amid Parkinson's speculation

Earlier it was reported citing sources in Moscow that Putin, who is serving in his fourth term as Russian president, was set to step down in January amid fears that he was suffering from Parkinson’s

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