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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

urbanoutfitters feb25 Urban Outfitters called back margo taper candle holders citing fire hazard, U.S. Consumer Protection Safety Commission (CPSC) said in a release.

bidenjustinetrudeau feb24 U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justine Trudeau jointly unveiled a new U.S.-Canada Partnership Road map. A White House communique explained that the Road map is a blueprint for relationship between the two neighboring governments, and commitment to work in partnership on areas of mutual concern, such as the recovery from COVID-19 and global health security, efforts to combat

uscoronavirus feb24 COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to fall across the United States, albeit at a slower pace in recent days. A total of 55,058 COVID patients are currently admitted in U.S. hospitals, according to COVID Tracking Project. This is the lowest figure since November 6. Almost 20 million Americans, or around 6 percent of the total of population, have so far been fully vaccinated, according to the U.S

taxdeadline feb23 The Internal Revenue Service has extended the deadline to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments for victims of the recent winter storm in Texas. The tax relief postpones various tax filing and payment deadlines that occurred starting on February 11. As a result, affected individuals and businesses will have time until June 15, 2021, to file returns and pay any ta

movietheatres feb23 As New York's hospitalization and COVID-19 infection rates continue to decline, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that several industries in the state can resume operations next month. As part of this, New York City's cinema theaters can re-open on March 15. Under the guidelines issued by the Governor, the cinema halls are allowed to reopen by conforming to the following restrictions: Venues are re

uscoronavirus feb23 Monday, COVID-19 deaths in the United States crossed the tragic mark of half million, a toll that matches the number of Americans killed in three wars. In memory of more than 500,000 Americans who died from the COVID-19 pandemic, President Joe Biden, First Lady Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff observed a moment of silence at the White House. Biden orde

uscoronavirus feb22 The total coronavirus death toll in the United States has reached the brink of the 500,000 mark. A year into the pandemic, the half-a-million mark is expected to be breached on Monday, as the nation's top virus expert warned that normalcy may not return until the end of the year.

vaccinationprogram feb19 President Joe Biden is expected to announce $4 billion U.S. aid to boost an international effort to purchase and distribute coronavirus vaccine to poor nations, White House officials said on condition of anonymity. Biden will make the pledge at the virtual meeting of G-7 countries Friday. He will join leaders of Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan to mark his presidential debut on t

perseverance feb19 NASA's Perseverance Rover spacecraft sent to earth first images of the landing site after landing on Mars safe and as planned. After a 472 million kilometers long journey from Earth that started 203 ago, the science robot touched down in a deep crater near the planet's equator called Jezero at the scheduled time. "We are in a nice flat spot. The vehicle is only tilted by about 1.2 degrees," said

uscoronavirus feb19 COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to trend downward, but the daily numbers of new cases and deaths remain much higher than the first two peaks of the pandemic in the spring and summer of 2020. With 2558 new deaths reporting in the last 24 hours, the total U.S. COVID-19 fatalities rose to 493098, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data. 7-day average deaths fell below 2,000 for the first t

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