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Biden To Allow Eviction Moratorium To Expire Saturday

BOSTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Thursday announced it will allow a nationwide ban on evictions to expire Saturday, arguing that its hands are...

Iraqi PM to focus on US troop withdrawal in Biden meeting

Weakened by pro-Iran factions at home, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi will meet with US President Joe Biden on Monday to discuss a possible full...

How safe is the United States president’s ‘nuclear football’? Pentagon watchdog to find out

The Pentagon‘s watchdog said on Tuesday it would evaluate the safety protocols surrounding the president’s “nuclear football” – containing codes needed for a strike –...

‘Boring’ but ‘important’: Biden hits six-month mark at White House

In a speech earlier this month, US President Joe Biden slipped a phrase into a major address on infrastructure spending with a bit of a...

‘They’re killing people’: Biden denounces social media for virus disinformation

President Joe Biden unleashed his growing frustration with social media on Friday, saying that platforms like Facebook were “killing people” by allowing disinformation about the...

US annual CPI jumps 5.4 per cent in June; biggest since 2008

A key measure of inflation jumped sharply in June, a gain that is sure to keep concerns over rising prices front and center at the...

Joe Biden to host Modi, other leaders of Quad countries this year: White House

The U.S. coordinator for the Indo-Pacific region Kurt Campbell said on Tuesday that U.S. President Joe Biden will host a summit with the leaders of...

Hackers demand $70 million to restore data held by companies hit in cyberattack: Blog

Hackers suspected to be behind a mass extortion attack that affected hundreds of companies worldwide late on Sunday demanded $70 million to restore the data...

Biden-Putin meet: Sunshine, fatalism and 2 world views from 2 world leaders

Speaking near the steamy banks of a shimmering lake in Switzerland, one president nonchalantly removed his jacket and spoke confidently about standing up to an...

Mastercard Foundation to spend $1.3 billion to vaccinate Africans against COVID-19

One of the world’s largest foundations will spend $1.3 billion over the next three years to acquire and deliver COVID-19 vaccines for more than 50...

Democrat says Donald Trump counsel recounted ‘troubling events’

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Friday that a nearly eight-hour interview with former President Donald Trump‘s top White House lawyer “shed new light...

PM Modi speaks with US Vice President Kamala Harris, discusses vaccine cooperation

US Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday telephoned PM Narendra Modi to discuss vaccine cooperation as well as post Covid economic recovery following President Joe...

Joe Biden, Vladimir Putin to hold first summit in Geneva

US President Joe Biden and Russian leader Vladimir Putin will hold their first summit next month in Geneva, both sides said Tuesday, though no breakthrough...

Besieged by Covid-19, India seeks to restore image as a global power

(This story originally appeared in on May 25, 2021) WASHINGTON: Besieged at home by the Covid-19 pandemic, India is boldly seeking to rise above it...

White House, Kremlin, aim for Biden-Putin summit in Geneva

The White House and the Kremlin are working to arrange a summit next month between President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Switzerland,...

The Fed is betting inflation expectations will stay controlled. It’s a big gamble

Turn on the news, scroll through Facebook, or listen to a White House briefing these days and there’s a good chance you’ll catch the Federal...

Israeli strikes hit Gaza tunnels as diplomats work for truce

The Israeli military unleashed a wave of heavy airstrikes on the Gaza Strip early Monday, saying it destroyed 15 kilometers (9 miles) of militant tunnels...

Sad to see health minister occupy ‘alternative reality’ as ‘nation gasps for breath’: Shashi Tharoor

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor attacked Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday over his remarks that no fresh COVID-19 cases have been detected in 180...

Sad to see health ministry occupy ‘alternative reality’ as ‘nation gasps for breath’: Tharoor | India News

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor attacked health minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday over his remarks that no fresh Covid-19 cases have been detected...

COVID-19 surge in India heartbreaking; US determined to help the country: VP Kamala Harris

Describing the surge of COVID-19 infections and deaths in India as “nothing short of heartbreaking”, Vice President Kamala Harris said on Friday that the country’s...

Pledging more aid, Kamala Harris says ‘welfare of India is critically important to US’ | India News

US vice-president Kamala Harris WASHINGTON: Asserting that the “welfare of India is critically important to the United States,” US vice-president Kamala Harris, whose mother hailed...

US announces support for COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver as proposed by India, South Africa

The Biden administration has announced to support India and South Africa’s proposal before the World Trade Organisation to temporarily waive anti-COVID vaccine patents to boost...

US to remain in communication with India on its needs to fight COVID-19, says White House

The US will continue to maintain communication with India about its needs to address the COVID-19 crisis, the White House has said, as critical American...

US should grant India special waiver from DPA for vaccine raw materials

The United States ought to consider granting India a special exemption or waiver from the imposition of its Defence Production Act (DPA) on raw materials...

US determined to help people of India: NSA Sullivan | India News

WASHINGTON: The United States is determined to help the people of India in this moment of crisis, US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said here...