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Biden halts US withdrawal from WHO

Hours after being sworn in, President Joe Biden on Wednesday (local time) informed United Nations Director-General Antonio Guterres about the US’ decision to re-join the World Health Organisation. Walking back on the former administration’s plan to withdraw the US from the WHO, Biden said: “This letter constitutes a retraction by the Government of the United …

China announces sanctions against Pompeo, key Trump officials

Minutes after Joe Biden was sworn in as the new President of the United States, China imposed sanctions against former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and 27 others associated with the previous Trump administration for promoting and executing “crazy moves”, which “gravely” undermined its interests. The sanctions were announced late Wednesday night by the …

Trump mulling pardons on last full day in power

Trump is also set to announce a dramatic shift away from Trump’s “America First” ideology, taking the United States back to its traditions of alliance-building. This will begin with the new president ordering the United States back into the Paris climate accord on day one.

US re-designates LJ, LeT as foreign terrorist outfits

Ahead of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) meeting in February, the United States has re-designated Pakistani terrorist groups as Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LJ) and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) as foreign terrorist organisations. The designation of the Pakistani terror groups as foreign terrorist organisations by Washington comes just weeks before the Financial Action Task Force’s meeting in February wherein …

Trump one of most incompetent US Presidents: Biden

Sidestepping the questions related to impeachment or removal from office in the remaining 12 days, Biden said :”I have been saying for now well over a year he (Trump) is not fit to serve. He is one of the most incompetent presidents in the history of the United States of America…”

Pelosi calls for Trump’s immediate removal through 25th Amendment

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called for President Donald Trump’s immediate removal from office through the 25th Amendment, a day after the president’s supporters stormed the US Capitol in an assault on American democracy. “Yesterday, the President of the United States incited an armed insurrection against America,” Pelosi told reporters at the US …

George W Bush to attend Biden inauguration: Spokesperson

Republican former US president George W Bush will attend the inauguration of Democrats Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in Washington on January 20, his chief of staff said Tuesday. The statement from Bush, the only living former Republican president, came during a week of high political tensions in the United States, with Trump desperately scheming …

Producer DJ Mustard Reveals He Contracted COVID-19

Super producer DJ Mustard revealed he was tested positive for COVID-19 DJ Mustard took to his Instagram story on Wednesday, December 30th, to announce to his 2.5 million followers that he has tested positive for coronavirus. “Tested positive for covid send a prayer up for ya boy…” he wrote. Mustard didn’t go into any details …

US bolsters support for Taiwan and Tibet, angering China

China expressed anger on Monday after US President Donald Trump signed into law measures to further bolster support for Taiwan and Tibet , which had been included in a $2.3 trillion pandemic aid and spending package. China has watched with growing alarm as the United States has stepped up its backing for Chinese-claimed Taiwan and …

Those Who Fear – U.s.f. Lyrics

America This one's for you One nation under filth Full of trash, no respect The result of our moral decay Is the downfall of our society We give it back We praise with crime Murders, injustice We deserve to die Desensitized youth Kids shooting all the time America Land of the sheep Home of the …

Biden vows 100 million Covid-19 vaccinations in first 100 days

President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday laid out his plan to fight the coronavirus pandemic during his first 100 days in office, saying his administration would vaccinate 100 million Americans, push to reopen schools and strengthen mask mandates. At a briefing in Wilmington, Delaware, Biden said he needed Congress to fully fund delivering vaccines to all …

Penguin Random House to Buy Simon & Schuster

The biggest US book publisher is about to get bigger. ViacomCBS has agreed to sell Simon & Schuster to Penguin Random House for more than $2 billion in a deal that will create the first megapublisher. Penguin Random House, the largest book publisher in the United States, is owned by the German media conglomerate Bertelsmann. …