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biden march05 In an attempt to share views on his administration's upcoming policy on major investment on U.S. infrastructure, President Joe Biden held a bipartisan meeting with Republican and Democratic lawmakers of the House of Representatives. Biden, along with Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, met in the Oval Office with a bipartisan group of Members of the House

uscoronavirus march05 Hospitalization due to coronavirus infection in the United States declined to the lowest level in more than four months. A total of 44172 COVID-19 patients are currently hospitalized in the country, as per COVID Tracking Project's latest update. The last time a lesser number of hospital admissions of COVIOD patients were reported on October 26. The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 per

capitol hill 030421 The House of Representatives cancelled Thursday's session following intelligence report that extremists planned to attack the Capitol buildings on March 4, a date that conspiracy theorists say former President Donald Trump will return to the White House. The House voted on a police reform bill Wednesday night ahead of its scheduled voting Thursday after Capitol Police said it obtained intelligenc

uscoronavirus april16 04mar21 On Wednesday, the United States recorded encouraging figures in key metrics that measure the COVID-19 pandemic's severity in the country. With 41330 new cases reporting, the total number of coronavirus infections in the United States rose to 28760954, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data. This is the lowest daily toll in a few months. The U.S. hit its lowest 7-day average for reported c

gregabbott march03 Texas Governor Greg Abbott has lifted restrictions making it mandatory to wear masks and announced that businesses can start operating with 100 percent capacity beginning next week. An executive order that the Republican governor issued on Tuesday, which comes into effect on March 10, rescinds most of the measures he imposed to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

alekseynavalny march03 The United States has imposed a tough set of sanctions on Russia over the attempted assassination and subsequent imprisonment of Russian opposition leader Aleksey Navalny. Announcing the sanctions at a press briefing, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said the U.S. intelligence community assesses with "high confidence" that officers of Russia's Federal Security Service used a nerve agent to p

uscoronavirus march03 President Joe Biden announced that his administration is on track to have enough anti-coronavirus vaccine supply for every adult in the United States by the end of May. To achieve this target, Johnson & Johnson will work with Merck to expand the production of the single-shot coronavirus vaccine developed by its vaccine division, Janssen Biotech. Biden said he invoked the Defense Production Act

bitcoin crosses 030221 After a gap of six days, Bitcoin briefly crossed the $50,000 mark during Asian trading hours Tuesday. The most popular cryptocurrency is trading at $49,563 while writing this report. BTC's current market capitalization is $920 billion, and global trade volume is $48.25 billion. Bitcoin's price rose by nearly 10 percent on Monday, after hitting a low of $43,021 on Sunday. It is seen as signal th

uscoronavirus march02 For the first time since October 18, the number of new COVID-19 cases in the United States came down below 50000. With 48,092 new cases reporting on Monday, the total number of infections in the country rose to 28664463, as per COVID Tracking Project's latest update. The 7-day average for COVID-19 cases in California, the worst-affected U.S. state, is down 89 percent since the peak on January 13

trump march01 Former President Donald Trump ruled out forming a new political party, and hinted at a 2024 presidential run. Addressing the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, Florida, on Sunday, the billionaire-turned politician said such a move would split the Republican vote. "We have the Republican Party. It's going to unite and be stronger than ever before," he told the gathering. It was

uscoronavirus march01 The coronavirus infection rate in the United States reached its lowest level in nearly five months, and the numbers are going down rapidly. With 51,204 new cases reporting in the last 24 hours, the total number of infections in the country rose to 28,605,669 as of John Hopkins University's latest update. This is the lowest daily figure reported since October 8, and less than a quarter of the num

syriaairstrike feb26 The United States carried out an air raid targeting Iranian-backed militant groups in eastern Syria. President Joe Biden authorized these strikes in response to recent rocket attacks against U.S. bases in Iraq, and to ongoing threats to American and Coalition forces in that country, Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby told reporters traveling with Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin. Many faciliti

uscoronavirus feb27 26feb21 President Joe Biden, who vowed before swearing in that his administration will get 100 million COVID-19 vaccine shots in people's arms within 100 days of assuming office, announced Thursday that half the target, or 50 million shots, were administered in just 37 days. "That's weeks ahead of schedule, even with the setbacks we faced during the recent winter storms," the President said at a White Ho

nasa feb25 NASA is seeking proposals from U.S. companies for ground and flight demonstrations of integrated megawatt-class powertrain systems to design and develop subsonic aircraft that help reduce aviation emissions and invigorate the U.S. economy. The US space agency said it plans to build hybrid aircraft using integrated Electrified Aircraft Propulsion (EAP) technologies and associated EAP vision syste

uscoronavirus feb25 The daily death toll from coronavirus infection in the United States returned to the 3000-plus level after a gap of 10 days. With 3230 new deaths reporting in the last 24 hours, the total U.S. COVID-19 fatalities rose to 505890, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data. 73392 new cases of coronavirus infections were reported in the country in the same period, taking the national total to 2

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