G7 leaders confer with Zelenskyy, prep new aid for Ukraine

ELMAU: Leading economic powers conferred by video link with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Monday as they underscored their commitment to Ukraine for the long haul with plans to pursue a price cap on Russian oil, raise tariffs on Russian goods and impose other new sanctions. In addition, the US was preparing to announce the … Read more

Iran launches rocket into space ahead of resumption of nuclear talks

TEHRAN (IRAN): Iranian state television said Sunday that Tehran had launched a solid-fueled rocket into space, drawing a rebuke from Washington ahead of the expected resumption of stalled talks over Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal with world powers. It’s unclear when or where exactly the rocket was launched, but the announcement came after satellite photos showed … Read more

‘We have to stay together,’ Biden on alliance behind Ukraine

ELMAU: President Joe Biden on Sunday praised the continued unity of the global alliance confronting Russia, as he and other heads of the Group of Seven leading economies strategized on sustaining the pressure in their effort to isolate Moscow over its months-long invasion of Ukraine. Biden and his counterparts were meeting to discuss how to … Read more

Congress passes gun bill, sends it to Joe Biden to sign

Supporters of gun control hold signs in front of supporters of gun rights during a demonstration by victims of gun violence in front of the Supreme Court as arguments begin in a major case on gun rights on November 3, 2021 in Washington, DC. Joshua Roberts | Getty Images Scrambling to respond to a recent … Read more

Biden addresses nation following Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision

[The stream is slated to start at 12:30 p.m. ET. Please refresh if you do not see a player above at that time.] WASHTON – President Joe BidenING addressed the nation on Friday after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the decision that eliminates a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion after nearly 50 … Read more

Joe Biden to call for 3-month suspension of gas and diesel taxes

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden on Wednesday will call on Congress to suspend federal gasoline and diesel taxes for three months — a move meant to ease financial pressures at the pump that also reveals the political toxicity of high gas prices in an election year. The Democratic President will also call on states to … Read more

President Biden nominates Indian-American scientist Dr Arati Prabhakar to key White House role | India News

NEW DELHI: United States President Joe Biden has announced his intent to nominate Indian-American scientist Dr Arati prabhakar to serve as the director of the office of science and technology policy (OSTP), and once confirmed to this position, also as the assistant to the president for science and technology. In this capacity, Dr Prabhakar will … Read more

President Biden nominates Indian-American scientist to key White House role | India News

NEW DELHI: United States President Joe Biden has announced his intent to nominate Indian-American scientist Dr Arati prabhakar to serve as the director of the office of science and technology policy (OSTP), and once confirmed to this position, also as the assistant to the president for science and technology. In this capacity, Dr Prabhakar will … Read more

Multiple people shot at including police officer in Washington DC

WASHINGTON: Multiple people, including a police officer, were shot at a music event on U Street Northwest in WashingtonDC, at a location that is just less than 2 miles from the White House, local media reported. “MPD (Metropolitan Police Department) is responding to the situation in the area of ​​14th and U Street, NW, for … Read more

Assange’s 12-year battle to escape extradition to US

LONDON: Jailed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces extradition to the United States for the 2010 publication of thousands of leaked classified documents after the British government Friday approved his extradition. Here is a timeline of events leading up to the decision. – 2010: assault charges – Assange’s WikiLeaks whistleblowing website begins releasing 470,000 US classified … Read more