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brittneygriners july7 President Joe Biden has assured Cherelle Griner that he is working to secure the release of her partner Brittney Griner as soon as possible. Brittney Griner, the WNBA star who has been detained in Russia on drug charges, had sent a letter to Biden asking him not to forget about her. Responding to the request, Biden, joined by Vice President Kamala Harris, called Brittney's wife Cherelle Griner W

As more ministers of his cabinet tendered their resignation, British prime minister Boris Johnson is set to resign as leader of the Conservative party on Thursday, media reports say. But he is not likely to resign as Prime Minister to allow election to party leadership in the summer, BBC reported. The crisis deepened Thursday morning as Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis and newly appoin

uscoronavirus july06 With a whopping 179507 new cases reporting on Tuesday, the total number of people infected with coronavirus in the United States has risen to 88,067,242, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data. 434 additional deaths on the same day took the total U.S. Covid casualties increased to 1,018,364. Florida reported the most number of cases - 32,328 - and deaths - 140. Covid deaths have increase

usstudents july06 In collaboration with leading organizations, the Biden Administration has launched the National Partnership for Student Success (NPSS) to provide students with an additional 250,000 tutors and mentors over the next three years. Under the American Rescue Plan, the administration has earmarked $122 billion in funding to help schools safely reopen and stay open, help students make up for lost learni

reliefforunionworkers july6 President Joe Biden will today announce the final rule implementing the American Rescue Plan's Special Financial Assistance program. The President will address union workers and retirees at the Max S. Hayes High School in Cleveland, Ohio, at 3:15 PM ET announcing the final rule. The American Rescue Plan provided critical assistance to working families and helped the country's economic recovery,

olympics july6 A group of 33 nations have called on all international sport federations to suspend Russian and Belarusian national governing bodies of sports in protest against Russia's invasion of Ukraine. A joint statement issued by Sports Ministers of 33 countries also demanded that individuals closely aligned to the Russian and Belarusian governments should be removed from positions of influence on interna

uscoronavirus july5 Deaths due to coronavirus infection in the United States have increased by 25 percent in the last two weeks, New York Times' latest tally shows. Cases have risen by 10 percent in the same period. There is also a corresponding uptick in Covid hospitalizations. Nearly 34000 people are currently in American hospitals with the coronavirus, an increase of 12 percent over the last two weeks. More th

ukrainesinfrastructure july5 A U.S. think tank said that Russian President Vladimir Putin has likely directed his troops to take an "operational pause" of the "special military operation" after they captured the eastern Ukrainian cities of Sievierodonetsk and Lysychansk. "Putin met with Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu on July 4 to discuss recent Russian gains in Luhansk Oblast and presented Colonel General Alexande

armymedalofhonor july5 On Tuesday, President Joe Biden will award the Medal of Honor to four U.S. Army Soldiers who fought in the Vietnam War. First Lady Jill Biden will attend the ceremony, to be held at the White House at 11:15 AM. The nation's highest military award for bravery, the Medal of Honor is awarded by the President in the name of Congress. For this reason, it is often referred to as the Congressional Meda

massshooting july5 Police have arrested the suspect in the Highland Park July Fourth parade mass shooting that killed six and injured dozens of others. The suspect, Robert E. Crimo III, was taken into custody Monday evening after a brief chase about five miles from the site, police said. The gunman opened fire at 10.15 a.m. local time from the rooftop of a business near the Independence Day parade route in the Ch

uscoronavirus july04 With 4938 new cases reporting on Sunday, the total number of people infected with coronavirus in the United States has risen to 87,849,552, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data. The total U.S. Covid casualties increased to 1,017,856. New Jersey reported the most number of cases - 6195 - and deaths - 8. Deaths have increased by 23 percent in the last two weeks, New York Times' latest ta

luhansk july04 Russian forces have taken control of Lysychansk and a number of nearby settlements in the Luhansk region in eastern Ukraine. With this, Ukrainian forces have lost control of the last city in Luhansk. This was reported by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu to President Vladimir Putin. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky acknowledged the latest setback for his forces on the war front, sa

uscoronavirus jul01 With 135,966 new cases reported on Thursday, the total number of people that have been infected with the coronavirus in the United States has risen to 87,623,959, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data.

ushospital jul01 61 of the largest U.S. hospital and health sector companies have committed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2030. This represents more than 650 hospitals and thousands of other providers across the country, the White House said. In a positive response to the Biden Administration's Health Sector Climate Pledge, these health sector leaders plan to strengthen resilience to climate

nestle jul01 Next week, the U.S. Government will import Nestlé infant formula from Australia to address the nationwide shortage of infant formula caused by Abbott Nutrition recall. A flight, facilitated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for Operation Fly Formula, will land in Fort Worth, Texas, on July 4, carrying more than 56,000 pounds of Nestlé NAN SensiPro formula, the equivalent o

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