Biden to attack House Republicans in economic speech

President Joe Biden will use a speech at a steamfitters union hall on Thursday to launch an attack against Republicans who control the US House of Representatives, saying that some of their proposals are dangerous for the US economy. Biden, believed to be laying the groundwork for a bid for re-election in 2024, will visit …

Now, classified documents found in ex-VP Mike Pence’s home too

Former US vice president Mike Pence has revealed that he has uncovered documents marked as classified at his home. This comes in the wake of the revelations about classified material discovered in President Joe Biden’s private office and residence. Pence has agreed to “fully cooperate with congressional oversight and any questions we have about the …

In reversal, US poised to approve Abrams tanks for Ukraine

The US announcement is expected in coordination with an announcement by Germany that it will approve Poland’s request to transfer German-made Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, according to one official. Until now, the US has resisted providing its own M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, citing extensive and complex maintenance and logistical challenges with the high-tech …

7 killed in two shootings in California: Official

Seven people were killed in two related shootings Monday at a mushroom farm and a trucking firm in a coastal community south of San Francisco, and a suspect was in custody, officials said. The shooting followed the killing of 11 people late Saturday at a ballroom dance hall in Southern California.

Not familiar with BBC documentary, very familiar with shared ‘democratic values’ with India: US State Department

The US is not familiar with the BBC documentary, but it is familiar with the shared “democratic values” that connects Washington and New Delhi, a US State Department spokesperson has said. The controversial two-part BBC series, titled “India: The Modi Question” has claimed that it investigated certain aspects relating to the 2002 Gujarat riots when …

Suspect in US mass shooting is dead: Police

The man wanted for a mass shooting in Monterey Park, California during Lunar New Year is dead, apparently from suicide, police in Los Angeles said Sunday. Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna said police had tracked a wanted van and when officers approached, they heard one gunshot from within the van.