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Joe Biden Revokes Trump Ban On Many Green Card Applicants
Former President Donald Trump issued the ban last year, saying it was needed to protect U.S. workers amid high unemployment due to the coronavirus pandemic.
US Report Likely To Blame Saudi Crown Prince For Khashoggi Killing: Report
The officials said the report, for which the CIA was the main contributor, assessed that the crown prince approved and likely ordered the murder of Khashoggi, whose Washington Post column had criticized the crown prince's policies.
U.S. report on Khashoggi death expected to single out Saudi crown prince
A declassified version of a U.S. intelligence report expected to be released on Thursday finds that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved the 2018 killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, four U.S. officials familiar with the mat...
"US Will Seek Election To UN Human Rights Council For 2022-24 Term"
"I'm pleased to announce the United States will seek election to the Human Rights Council for the 2022-24 term," US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told the council.
US Senate Confirms Biden UN Nominee Thomas-Greenfield
The 100-member Senate backed Thomas-Greenfield by 78 to 20 to be Washington's representative at the world body and a member of Biden's cabinet, comfortably exceeding the simple majority needed.
UN Security Council holds summit on climate change impact on world peace
The UN Security Council is to gather world leaders for a virtual summit to discuss the impact of global warming on world peace, an issue that divides its 15 members.
White supremacy and neo-Nazi movements are a ‘transnational threat’ which grows more dangerous by the day, says UN chief
The United Nations has warned that white supremacy and neo-Nazi movements are an increasing threat to the world we live in, adding that people in positions of responsibility are encouraging them in a way previously unthinkable.
Americans May Still Need Masks In 2022 To Fight Covid, Top US Expert Says
While daily infection rates are coming down dramatically, thousands of Americans still die every day from the virus, and less than 15% of the US population has been vaccinated against it.
Facebook, Robinhood, Uber: Tech companies feel the heat from regulatory threats
How Facebook, Uber and Robinhood run their businesses is under threat around the world, a warning sign for investors who have been all too willing to ignore regulatory risks for fast-growing tech companies in recent years.
Vietnam was ranked 2nd for successfully handling the coronavirus pandemic, and its contact tracing was so good it barely had to lock down
The Lowy Institute ranked Vietnam No. 2 behind New Zealand in successfully handling the pandemic. The US ranked 94.
Kanye West 'believes failed presidential run cost him his marriage'
Kanye West reportedly believes his failed presidential run was the ‘straw that broke the camel’s back’ in his marriage to Kim Kardashian.
Joe Biden says US is administering 1.7million Covid vaccines a day
Joe Biden has revealed that the US is administering 1.7million Covid vaccine doses every day as the country’s death toll nears 500,000.
Boris Johnson tells G7 summit ‘whole world’ must be vaccinated
Boris Johnson has told the G7 there is “no point” in vaccinating individual nations if the "whole world" does not receive the jab.
‘Can you hear us Angela?’ PM asks German Chancellor to mute on G7 call
Boris Johnson was forced to intervene and ask Angela Merkel to mute herself after she interrupted him during the G7 meeting.
US Officially Back In Paris Accord, Vows Climate Action
A month after Biden took office, the world's largest economy and second largest carbon emitter was formally back in the 2015 global agreement aimed at confronting the planet's dangerously rising temperatures.
Bitcoin Market Hits $1 Trillion In Value
The digital unit zoomed to another record at $54,182, meaning that the combined value of all bitcoin now stands at $1.002 trillion according to data provider Coinmarketcap.com.
Joe Biden Ditches Donald Trump's G7 Invite To Russia: White House
"I don't think we are making new invitations to Russia or reiterating new invitations to Russia," Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters traveling with Joe Biden on Air Force One.
Ambitious US Citizenship Act Of 2021 Introduced In Congress
The bill, if passed by both the chambers of the Congress - House of Representatives and the Senate - and signed into law by President Joe Biden would bring citizenship to millions of foreign nationals, including undocumented and those wh...
Joe Biden Declares America, Transatlantic Alliance "Back"
The address to the annual Munich Security Conference -- held by video link because of the Covid-19 pandemic -- dovetailed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel's welcoming of a return to "multilateralism" after the confrontational years o...
The U.S. Puts Its Greatest Vulnerability on Display
Runaway partisanship endangers the United States more than foreign enemies do.
The Evolution of Trump’s Threat to America
From Russiagate to the insurrection at the Capitol, Trump’s crises followed a clear trajectory.
Covid vaccines: Boris Johnson pledges surplus to poorer countries at G7
Boris Johnson will pledge to donate a majority of the UK's surplus vaccine supply to poorer countries in a speech to a virtual G7 meeting on Friday.
Advocates push for US to embrace role as global anti-corruption champion
Seeking to seize the momentum of Joe Biden’s first days in office, a global anti-corruption activist group are pushing to have the U.S. expand anti-money-laundering reforms.
Amid Texas storm, UN chief says it's 'complete ignorance' to say cold weather nullifies the reality of climate change
Antonio Guterres' comments come as Texas and neighboring states contend with a severe winter storm that left millions without power, heat, and water.
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