The White House is looking into the recommendations of a presidential commission to reduce the adjudication and processing of Green Card applications to just six months and remove all the backlogs by April 2023, a proposal if implemented would benefit hundreds and thousands of immigrant families, in particular, those from countries like India and China.
Nasa is skipping next week’s launch attempt of its new moon rocket because of a tropical storm that’s expected to become a major hurricane. It’s the third delay in the past month for the lunar-orbiting test flight featuring mannequins but no astronauts, a follow-up to NASA’s Apollo moon-landing program of a half-century ago.
A digression by US President Joe Biden during his address to teachers at the National Education Association headquarters in Washinton DC on Saturday has bewildered netizens. In his Friday speech to teachers, Biden abruptly digressed from his speech and while recognizing an audience member said, “You gotta say hi to me.”
Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi are set to meet on the sidelines of the annual United Nations summit, their first encounter since extensive talks in July in Bali where both sides appeared optimistic for more stability.
Washington announced Friday it was easing export restrictions on Iran to expand access to internet services, which have been curbed by the government amid a crackdown on protesters.
Indian foreign minister Jaishankar shares concern about security, welfare of Indian community in UK during meeting with British counterpart
South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-yeol asks US President Joe Biden to resolve concerns over EV subsidy rules
The ruling from a three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit amounts to an overwhelming victory for the Justice Department, clearing the way for investigators to continue scrutinizing the documents as they consider whether to bring criminal charges over the storage of of top-secret records at Mar-a-Lago after Trump left …
Tesla is recalling nearly 1.1 million vehicles in the U.S. because the windows can pinch a person’s fingers when being rolled up.
“Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India was right when he said the time is not for war. It is not for revenge against the West or for opposing the West against the East. It is the collective time for our sovereign equal states to cope together with challenges we face,” Macron said during his …
Hurricane Fiona slammed into the Turks and Caicos Islands as a powerful Category 3 storm on Tuesday, dumping heavy rains and triggering floods on the Caribbean archipelago after cutting a path of destruction through the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.US officials said the storm had claimed four lives in Puerto Rico. A fifth person was …
At his first hearing in the matter on Tuesday, US District Judge Raymond Dearie pushed back on the Trump lawyers’ position that they didn’t need to detail any alleged declassifications of highly sensitive records.
Nasa’s Frank Rubio and Russia’s Sergey Prokopyev and Dmitry Petelin are scheduled to take off from the Russia-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 1354 GMT, according to Russian space agency Roscosmos. Rubio will become the first US astronaut to travel to the ISS on a Russian Soyuz rocket since President Vladimir Putin sent troops into …
The United States is taking Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “irresponsible” veiled threat to use nuclear weapons “seriously,” a senior US official said Wednesday. “It’s irresponsible rhetoric for nuclear power to talk that way. But it’s not atypical for how he’s been talking the last seven months and we take it very seriously,” John Kirby said.
“This is dangerous and reckless nuclear rhetoric. It’s not new as he has done it many times before. He knows very well that a nuclear war should never be fought and cannot be won, and it will have unprecedented consequences for Russia,” Stoltenberg said on the sidelines of the United Nations general assembly.
The Biden White House is urging India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s to follow up on his advice to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin to wind down the war in Ukraine, saying his (Modi’s) statement that now is not the era of war is consistent with the principle that “you cannot conquer your neighbor’s territory by force.”
President Joe Biden said Wednesday that Russia has “shamelessly violated the core tenets” of the United Nations charter with its “brutal, needless war” in Ukraine. Delivering a forceful condemnation of Russia’s invasion to the international body, Biden said reports of Russian abuses against civilians in Ukraine “should make your blood run cold”.