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wallstreet oct30 24jun22 Stocks moved sharply higher during trading on Friday, extending the strong upward move seen going into the close of trading on Thursday. The major averages all showed substantial upward moves over the course of the session.

supremecourt 062422 In a widely anticipated move, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday issued a decision overturning Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that established a woman's constitutional right to have an abortion for nearly fifty years. The 6-3 decision comes roughly two months after a leaked draft of an opinion indicated the court's conservative majority's intent to overturn Roe v. Wade.

uscoronavirus jun24 With 121,315 new cases reported on Thursday, the total number of people that have been infected with coronavirus in the United States has risen to 86,758,495, as per latest data by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

aditionalmilitary june24 The United States will release the latest tranche of military assistance to Ukraine worth $450 million, including additional long-range rocket systems, to help it fight the Russian attacks. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he is authorizing the thirteenth drawdown of arms and equipment from U.S. Department of Defense inventories for Ukraine's defense since August 2021. This will bring total

gunsafetybill jun24 The Senate has passed with bipartisan support a Bill to address gun violence, which marks a much awaited and the most significant firearms legislation in the United States in nearly three decades. The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act was passed by 65 to 33 votes in the Upper House on Thursday night with 15 Republicans joining Democrats in support. The bill is expected to pass in the Democrat-con

europeanunioncandidate jun24 The European Union leaders have unanimously decided to grant Ukraine EU candidate status. The two-day meeting of the European Council, which began in Brussels Thursday, also agreed to grant candidacy to Moldova. The Council directed the European Commission to report to it on the fulfillment of the conditions specified in the Commission's opinions on the respective membership applications as part

uscoronavirus jun23 With 184,070 new cases reported on Wednesday, the total number of people that have been infected with the coronavirus in the United States has risen to 86,636,811, as per the latest data by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

dodofficialstrongly jun23 A top official of the U.S. Department of Defense has strongly urged the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to quickly approve the request of Finland and Sweden to join NATO. "The Department of Defense assesses that Finland and Sweden are ready for NATO membership," Celeste A. Wallander, Assistant Secretary of Defense for international security affairs, said at a Senate Foreign Relations Committe

gassupply june23 Germany has declared alarm level in its natural gas supplies following continued cuts of the essential fuel from Russia and rising fuel prices triggered by the war in Ukraine. "We have a disruption to the gas supply in Germany, which is why it is necessary to declare this alarm level," Germany's economy and climate protection minister Robert Habeck announced Thursday. Alarm level is the second p

eucandidate june23 The European Union leaders are meeting in Brussels Thursday to decide whether to approve the European Commission's decision last week to grant Ukraine EU candidate status. If some opinions from key EU officials ahead of the summit are any indication, the common ground of the 27-nation bloc is in favor of Ukraine's candidacy. "This is a decisive moment for the European Union. A geopolitical choi

draratiprabhakar jun22 President Joe Biden has named Dr. Arati Prabhakar to serve as Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). Once confirmed to this position, she will become Assistant to the President for Science and Technology. In this capacity, Dr. Prabhakar will be the President's Chief Advisor for Science and Technology, a co-chair of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Techno

covidvaccine jun22 The United States has become the first country in the world to offer safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines for children in the age group of six months to five years. U.S. health authorities opened vaccination for children aged five and younger by administering them the Pfizer and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines at hospitals, clinics, pharmacies and doctor's offices across the country.

federalgastax jun22 In an attempt to stem surging fuel prices, President Joe Biden on Wednesday called on Congress and states to take additional legislative action to provide direct relief to consumers. Specifically, Biden is calling on Congress to suspend the federal gas tax for three months, through September, without taking any money away from the Highway Trust Fund.

senategun jun22 The Senate voted with bipartisan support to advance a gun safety bill following bipartisan agreement on its legislative text. The Senate on Tuesday evening cast a procedural vote to speed up the passage of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act. It was passed by 64 to 34 votes in less than two hours after the final text was circulated following agreement between Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Joh

uscoronavirus jun21 With 50,980 new cases reported on Monday, the total number of people that have been infected with the coronavirus in the United States has risen to 86,297,195, as per the latest data by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.

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