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China hopes Biden turns statement on no Cold War into action

China’s UN ambassador expressed hope on Tuesday that President Joe Biden will translate his statement that the US has no intention of starting a “new Cold War” with China into actions, saying he should avoid “a confrontational approach” and “provocative attacks against China.” “I believe that if both sides walked towards each other, they will …

FBI declassifies documents associated with 9/11 attacks

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Saturday declassified several documents associated with the investigation of the horrific 9/11 attacks on the US. The documents also carry information related to the suspected Saudi government support to the attacks. The documents were released following an executive order by President Joe Biden.

US doubling fines for travelers not wearing masks

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is doubling fines for first-time offenders who fail to wear masks, effective Friday, and said repeat offenders could face fines as high as $3,000. The White House said President Joe Biden was directing the higher fines to “ensure that masking requirements remain in place on the other modes of transportation …

All in or All out? Joe Biden saw no middle ground in Afghanistan

As the US military withdrawal from Afghanistan capping an ill-fated 20-year war has turned uglier and deadlier in recent days, President Joe Biden has stood by his decision but repeatedly blamed one person in particular: his predecessor. Because former President Trump struck an agreement with the Taliban last year to pull out, Biden has insisted …