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Joe Biden signs executive orders to address vulnerabilities in supply chains

President Joe Biden has signed a series of executive orders to address vulnerabilities in supply chains across additional critical sectors of the US economy in...

‘Too early to say’, says Donald Trump on running for President again in 2024

Former US President Donald Trump on Wednesday repeatedly dodged questions about his political future, saying it’s “too early to say” whether he will run for...

President Biden very clear about restoring compassion, order to immigration system: White House

Washington: US President Joe Biden has been very clear about “restoring compassion and order” to the country’s immigration system, the White House said on Thursday...

China will ‘eat our lunch,’ Biden warns after clashing with Xi on most fronts

WASHINGTON | BEIJING: U.S. President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping held their first phone call as leaders and appeared at odds on...

Trump’s 2nd trial to start with vote over constitutionality

WASHINGTON: The Senate is poised to launch Donald Trump‘s second impeachment trial Tuesday, the defeated former president charged by the House with inciting the deadly...

US signals no plans to boycott 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics after genocide designation

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden’s administration is signaling it currently has no plans to bar American athletes’ participation in the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, despite...

H1B Visa news: Huge relief for spouses of H-1B workers, Biden nixes Trump plan to kill H-4 work permits | India News

NEW YORK: “Withdrawn”. A single word on a thick bureaucratic file on the seventh day of the Biden administration delivered a huge win for spouses...

Donald Trump began with his ‘Great’ Wall. He ended with it, too

“It all started with the border, and that’s still where it is today.” These are the first lines of the Drive-By Truckers’ song “Ramón Casiano,”...

Arms deal, hacking complicate Joe Biden’s approach to Russia

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden has been quickly thrown into a high-wire balancing act with Russia as he seeks to toughen his administration’s stance against Vladimir...

Biden to pause oil drilling on public lands

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden is set to announce a wide-ranging moratorium on new oil and gas leasing on U.S. lands, as his administration moves quickly...

Why Kamala Harris is a star of the New York City mayor’s race

By Katie Glueck NEW YORK: In many tight political races, candidates battle over not just what they know, but whom they know. In the New...

Joe Biden White House atmosphere is transformed

Washington: Camped out in bare offices, President Joe Biden‘s new White House team has spent its first three days scrambling for things like binder clips...

Donald Trump: House to deliver Trump impeachment charge on Monday, rejecting Republican push for time

WASHINGTON: The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives will deliver an impeachment charge against former President Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, rejecting Republican Senate...

Biden administration believes WHO is vital to contain COVID-19 pandemic: VP Harris tells WHO chief

Washington: The Biden administration believes that the WHO is vital to controlling the spread of COVID-19 and building back better global health and pandemic preparedness,...

Joe Biden halts border wall building after Trump’s final surge

SAN DIEGO: In the days before Joe Biden became US president, construction crews worked quickly to finish Donald Trump‘s wall at an iconic cross-border park...

Joe Biden: White House website adds gender-neutral pronouns as Biden meets LGBT+ demands

People can now select gender-neutral pronouns when contacting the U.S. government, as President Joe Biden signed a raft of executive actions on his first day...

Biden launches ‘100 days mask challenge’; makes COVID-19 test, quarantine mandatory for people entering US

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden has signed a series of executive orders to address COVID-19 challenges, including making coronavirus test followed by quarantine mandatory for...

Paris climate agreement: Biden signs executive order rejoining Paris climate agreement

US President Joe Biden has signed an executive order to rejoin the historic Paris agreement on climate change, a commitment that he made during his...

UN Chief welcomes positive steps announced by Biden administration on migration, refugees

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed the “positive steps” announced by the Biden administration on migration and refugees and said he was looking forward to...

Kamala Harris breaks barriers as America’s vice president

WASHINGTON: Kamala Harris made history on Wednesday when she was sworn in as Joe Biden‘s vice president, becoming the first woman, the first Black American...

How Facebook, Twitter and others are girding for inauguration threats

PALO ALTO: Social media companies are under close scrutiny over their handling of misinformation and threats of violence tied to the inauguration of President-elect Joe...

European Union’s top officials express relief as ‘friend’ replaces Donald Trump

Brussels: The European Union‘s top officials expressed relief on Wednesday that they would again have a friend in the White House as Joe Biden replaces...

For Joe Biden, there is a chance to turn the current economic and social crisis into opportunity

WASHINGTON: In the 11 weeks since Election Day, the collision of crises confronting President-elect Joe Biden have gone from staggering to almost unimaginable. More than...

McConnell said Trump ‘fed lies’ to mob about Biden election

WASHINGTON: Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell opened the Senate on Tuesday saying the pro-Trump mob that stormed the Capitol was “fed lies” by the president...

Biden arriving in Washington with big plans, big problems

WILMINGTON: It’s hardly the grand entrance Joe Biden might have dreamed of. The president-elect is arriving in the nation’s capital Tuesday, ready to assume power...