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  • Joe Biden

    US States Sue Biden Over Influx Of Asylum Seekers

    A number of US states are suing Joe Biden over the president’s decision to allow a new wave of Mexican asylum seekers into America. Texas, Arizona and Missouri have all filed federal court lawsuits against the Biden administration for reversing former president Donald Trump’s controversial so-called ‘remain in Mexico’ policy. In February, Biden relaxed the terms of Trump’s Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) and began allowing asylum seekers enrolled in the program to come to America and stay there while their claims are decided. According to lawsuits filed Tuesday, April 13, the attorney generals in Texas and Missouri claim Biden’s undoing of Trump’s work is responsible for a surge of illegal immigrants and crime in their states, reports the New York Post. Arizona’s attorney general Mark Brnovich argues in court papers that migrants “crossing into our country: are having a “devastating impact on the environment”. Brnovich told the Post that each asylum seeker that crosses into America “leaves approximately six to eight pounds of trash in the desert”. US states sue Joe Biden for allowing wave of asylum seekers into America He said: “I think it’s imperative that we do everything we can to try to address the crisis at our …

  • Prince Philip’s Funeral Slated For April 17

    The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, Prince Philip, will take place at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, on April 17, Buckingham Palace announced Saturday.

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    White House Releases Official Portrait Of Biden, Harris

    The White House has released official portraits of US president Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.

  • World Leaders Mourn Prince Philip

    Current and former world leaders joined a chorus of condolences from around the world following the death of Prince Philip on Friday at the age of 99.

  • Queen Elizabeth’s Husband, Prince Philip, Dies Age 99

    Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II of England has died at the age of 99.

  • Coronavirus: Two African Countries Pledge Support To China

    China Hits Out At US Over Beijing Olympics Row

    China accused the United States of “politicising sports” on Wednesday, after Washington said it would discuss calls to boycott the Beijing Olympics with its allies after growing pressure to shun the Winter Games on human rights grounds.

  • Amazon Opens Its Biggest Global Campus In India

    Jeff Bezos Tops Forbes Billionaire List For The 4th Year In A Row

    Forbes has released its annual list of billionaires with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos topping it for the fourth consecutive year.

  • Joe Biden

    Biden to Announce All Americans Eligible For Covid Vaccine By April 19

    President Joe Biden is reportedly set to announce Tuesday that all adult Americans across the country will be eligible for Covid-19 vaccines by April 19 — well ahead of the already ambitious previous target. CNN reported that Biden was shifting the deadline for full eligibility from May 1 to April 19 after rapid progress in all 50 states in the vaccine rollouts. The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the report. If the target is met, this would mean an end to restrictions by age, health issues or other categories for people wanting to get coronavirus vaccines. It would not necessarily mean that anyone could get a shot immediately, as distribution remains a work in progress. Biden was scheduled to visit a vaccination site in Virginia, just outside of Washington, on Tuesday, before delivering remarks on the topic at the White House. The Democrat immediately put mass vaccinations at the center of his agenda after taking office in a bid to quickly halt the pandemic and launch the US economy into a powerful comeback. An initial goal of administering one million vaccine doses every day has long been surpassed and on Monday senior White House …

  • A Jehovah Witness To Serve Six Years Jail Term In Russia For ‘Extremism’

    Put Signs Law To Allow Him Stay In Power Till 2036

    Russian President, Vladimir Putin has signed legislation formally granting him the right to stay in power until 2036.

  • Bangladesh Ferry Disaster Death Toll Hits 34

    The death toll from a ferry accident in Bangladesh at the weekend rose to at least 34 after six more bodies were retrieved, officials said Tuesday. The ferry packed with around 50 passengers heading home from the central city of Narayanganj ahead of an impending coronavirus lockdown had collided with a larger cargo vessel late on Sunday. Authorities called off a search-and-rescue mission on Monday after salvaging the ship from the heavily polluted Shitalakshya river and recovering 22 bodies. But under pressure from relatives of people still missing, rescuers late Monday resumed operations with helicopters to scour the murky waters for any more bodies. “Based on the relatives’ account, at least two people are still missing,” local official Mustain Billah told AFP. Under Bangladesh’s seven-day lockdown in response to surging Covid cases, all domestic travel services were suspended on Monday and shops and malls were shut. Ferry accidents are common in Bangladesh, a delta nation crisscrossed by hundreds of rivers. Experts blame poor maintenance, lax safety standards at shipyards and overcrowding for many of the accidents. In June last year, a ferry sank in Dhaka after it was hit from behind by another ferry, killing at least 32 people. In …

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    36 Feared Dead In Taiwan Train Derailment

    Dozens of people are believed to have died in a train derailment in eastern Taiwan on Friday, railway police said. In their latest rescue operation update, police said 36 passengers were classified as “out of hospital cardiac arrest” — a term for someone showing no signs of life. The statement said 72 people were still trapped inside train carriages while 61 passengers had been sent to hospital.

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    Four People, Including Child, Shot And Killed In California

    Four people, including a child, were shot and killed Wednesday evening at an office building in Southern California, police said.

  • Ever Given Ship Floated In Suez Canal

    The MV Ever Given was refloated and the Suez Canal reopened on Monday, sparking relief almost a week after the huge container ship got stuck during a sandstorm and blocked a major artery for global trade. “Admiral Osama Rabie, head of the Suez Canal Authority, has announced the resumption of shipping traffic in the Suez Canal,” the SCA said in a statement. Television footage showed tugboat crews sounding their foghorns in celebration after the Ever Given, a cargo megaship the length of four football fields, was dislodged from the banks of the Suez. The breakthrough followed what appeared to be a setback and came moments after the ship had temporarily settled back into the diagonal position it had been stuck in after running aground last Tuesday. Maritime data company Lloyd’s List said the blockage had held up an estimated $9.6 billion worth of cargo each day between Asia and Europe. By the end of the drama, the tailback of ships had reaching 425 at the two ends of the canal, in the Mediterranean and Red Sea. – Tug boat flotilla – The Japanese-owned ship had been partially dislodged early Monday, triggering immediate praise from Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. “Today, …

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    George Floyd’s Family Demands Justice As Murder Trial Begins

    George Floyd must receive justice, his family said ahead of opening arguments Monday in the trial of the white police officer accused of killing

  • Earthquake Hits South West Iran

    Indonesia Cathedral Explodes After Suicide Bomber Attack

    An Indonesian cathedral was rocked by a suicide bombing on Sunday with body parts littering the chaotic scene as Christians inside celebrated the start of Holy Week.

  • North Korea Accuses Biden Of Aggression After Missile Launch

    North Korea threatened a further military build-up on Saturday in response to Joe Biden’s condemnation of this week’s missile launches, a weapons test that marked Pyongyang’s first substantive provocation since the US president took office. The nuclear-armed North has a long history of using weapons tests to ramp up tensions, in a carefully calibrated process to try to forward its objectives. Pyongyang had been biding its time since the new administration took office in Washington, not even officially acknowledging its existence until last week. But on Thursday it launched two weapons from its east coast into the Sea of Japan, known as the East Sea in Korea. Following the launch, Biden labelled the test a violation of UN resolutions and advised the isolated state against ramping up military testing, warning that “there will be responses if they choose to escalate.” Ri Pyong Chol, a leading official in North Korea’s missile programme who supervised the test, said the president’s comments had revealed his “deep-seated hostility” to the regime. “Such remarks from the US president are an undisguised encroachment on our state’s right to self-defence and provocation to it,” Ri said in a statement published by state media outlet KCNA. Ri said …

  • Joe Biden

    Biden Pushes For Ban On Assault Weapons In US

    President Joe Biden called Tuesday for a US ban on assault weapons, after the country’s second mass shooting in a week left 10 people dead in Colorado and sparked urgent new calls for gun control. Addressing a nation long traumatized by gun massacres in schools, nightclubs, movie theaters and other public spaces, Biden said he did not “need to wait another minute, let alone an hour, to take common sense steps that will save lives in the future and to urge my colleagues in the House and Senate to act.” “We can ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines in this country once again,” said Biden, recalling that Congress previously overcame its divisions to pass a 10-year ban on such weapons back in 1994. “This is not and should not be a partisan issue. This is an American issue. It will save lives. American lives. And we have to act.” Tighter gun control is overwhelmingly popular with Americans — but Republicans have long stood against what some view as any infringement on their right to bear arms. Biden spoke in Washington hours after a 21-year-old man was charged with shooting 10 people in a supermarket in Boulder, Colorado. That massacre …

  • A Jehovah Witness To Serve Six Years Jail Term In Russia For ‘Extremism’

    Putin To Be Vaccinated In Private, Says Kremlin

    President Vladimir Putin will be vaccinated in private on Tuesday evening, the Kremlin said, as Russia looks to boost a vaccination campaign that is faltering despite having produced three home-grown jabs.

  • Donald Trump

    Trump To Launch Social Media Platform

    Former U.S. President, Donald Trump, plans to launch his own social media platform in two to three months, one of his senior advisers told Fox News on Sunday.

  • Meghan Markle’s Claim Of Royal Racism Not Surprising – Mitchell Obama

    Former US First Lady, Mitchell Obama has said that the claim by Meghan Markle that the British Royal Family is racists is not surprising.

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