The US House of Representatives will take up a measure on Friday to extend a Covid-19 eviction moratorium through Dec. 31 that is set to expire Saturday as millions of US households could be forced out of rental homes.
The two generals also discussed “issues of mutual interests”, which is likely to have included the deteriorating situation in Afghanistan in wake of the rapid advances being made by the Taliban to grab territory there, said an official.
Masks will be required indoors in Washington, D.C., for everyone 2 years and older starting Saturday. The mandate will put the nation’s capital in line with updated guidance that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released this week in an effort to contain the rapid spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus.
The City Council adopted the rule Wednesday for “high-risk hazard zones,” including in and around Portland’s famous Forest Park and in heavily forested wetlands and natural areas around the city. The ban will apply during wildfire season or whenever a county burn ban is in effect. The 8-square-mile (21-square-kilometre) Forest Park in the heart of …
The United States is expected to delay a partial rollback of a controversial migrant expulsion policy, according to three people familiar with the matter, citing fears related to the fast-spreading Delta variant of the coronavirus.
Iran’s supreme leader on Wednesday declared Tehran would not accept Washington’s “stubborn” demands in talks to revive a 2015 nuclear deal and said the United States had failed to guarantee that it would never abandon the pact again.
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If the Taliban took Afghanistan by force and abused the rights of the people, they would make the country a “pariah state” and no international recognition or support would be forthcoming, US secretary of state Antony Blinken said here on Wednesday, in the strongest warning yet to the extremist group amid mounting atrocities and continuing …
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US secretary of state Antony Blinken on Wednesday said India and the US are determined to end the Covid-19 pandemic together with the Quad vaccine partnership.
The Biden administration is eyeing ways to harden cybersecurity defenses for critical infrastructure, announcing Wednesday the development of performance goals and a voluntary public-private partnership to protect core sectors.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday welcomed President Joe Biden’s strong commitment to strengthen the India-US strategic partnership during a meeting with US secretary of state, Antony Blinken. The talks covered a range of issues including the situation in Afghanistan, Indo-Pacific engagements and Covid-19 response mechanism among others.
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Since then, dome shelters have been erected over at least 14 silos and soil cleared in preparation for the construction of another 19 silos. The grid-like outline of the entire complex indicates that it may eventually include approximately 110 silos, the FAS report said.