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biden jan15 President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus package proposal to lift the U.S. economy as well as its people, badly hit by the coronavirus pandemic. The relief proposal includes $1 trillion in direct relief to households, $415 billion to fight the pandemic and $440bn for small businesses and worst-affected communities. In addition to the $600 in direct payments previously

uscoronavirus jan15 U.S. Covid hospitalizations again started showing a downward trend, prompting Covid Tracking Project to say that it seems to be the first signs of hospitalizations slowing down at national level. A total of 128,947 patients are admitted in U.S. hospitals with coronavirus, as per the latest data published by the U.S. collaborative volunteer-run effort to track the pandemic. Out of this, 23,891 pat

uscoronavirus jan14 COVID-19 deaths are up by 10 percent or more in 25 states across the United States, as per latest data published by COVID Tracking Project. Over the past week, an average of more than 3,300 deaths from coronavirus infection occurred in the country every day, which marks an increase of 217 percent from mid-November, according to Johns Hopkins University. With 3968 additional fatalities reporting

snapchat jan14 Image-centric social media network Snapchat has permanently banned President Donald Trump from its platform over his "attempts to spread misinformation, hate speech, and incite violence." The American multimedia messaging app developed by Snap Inc. last week had announced an indefinite suspension of Trump's Snapchat (SNAP) account. In a statement Wednesday, a Snapchat spokesperson said the compa

ushouseimpeachestrump jan14 The US House of Representatives on Wednesday impeached President Donald Trump over his role in inciting violence at the Capitol last week. A resolution charging Trump with "incitement of insurrection" was passed with a 232 to 197 vote. 10 Republican Representatives voted against Trump, who thus became the first president in US history to be impeached twice. He was impeached by the House in Decemb

samanthapower 011321 Wednesday, President-elect Joe Biden announced the United States' former Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power as his nominee for Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). He also elevated the position to become a member of the National Security Council. Announcing her nomination, Biden said Power has been a leader in marshaling the world to resolve long-runn

trump jan13 The US House of Representatives will reconvene Wednesday to vote to impeach President Donald Trump over charges of inciting violence at the Capitol. As Democrats hold a majority in the House, Trump is likely to become the first U.S. president to be impeached twice. He was impeached by the House in December 2019 on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tue

uscoronavirus jan13 Covid-19 deaths in the United States crossed the 4,000 threshold in a single day for the second time since the pandemic broke out a year ago, hitting an all-time record. With 4516 additional fatalities reporting in the last 24 hours, the total U.S. death toll from the deadly disease rose to 380796, as per the latest data from the Johns Hopkins University. 548 of these deaths were reported from C

Correction: House Approves Resolution to remove President Trump through 25th Amendment

williamburns jan12 President-elect Biden nominated former U.S. Ambassador to Russia William J. Burns as the new CIA Director. 64-year-old Burns, who retired from the U.S. Foreign Service in 2014 after 33-year long diplomatic career, would be the first career diplomat to head the Central Intelligence Agency. In a statement announcing his nomination, Biden said, "The American people will sleep soundly with him as ou

trump jan12 Amid FBI warning about possible armed protests across the United States in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, President Donald Trump declared a State of Emergency in the District of Columbia. Trump declared on Monday that an emergency exists in the District of Columbia and ordered Federal assistance to supplement the District's response efforts due to the emergency c

uscoronavirus jan12 With the number of all coronavirus metrics in California skyrocketing, COVID Tracking Project reported that "Unbelievable tragedy is unfolding" in the Golden state. As per the latest update published by the U.S. collaborative volunteer-run effort to track the pandemic on Tuesday, a total of 22633 patients are currently admitted in California hospitals with the deadly disease. This is more than

uscoronavirus jan11 For the fourth consecutive day, a fall in COVID hospitalizations has been reported in the United States. As per the latest update published by COVID Tracking Project on Monday, a total of 129,229 patients are currently admitted in U.S. hospitals with the deadly disease. Out of this, 23,625 patients are admitted in Intensive Care Units. This is the 40th consecutive day that COVID hospitalizations

A Boeing 737-500 passenger plane carrying 62 people is believed to have crashed into the Java sea shortly after take-off from Indonesia's capital Jakarta on Saturday, according to reports citing state transportation officials. The Sriwijaya Air plane, which lost contact four minutes after take-off,...

merrickgarland jan09 President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday announced key nominations for the Department of Justice. Judge Merrick Garland, a Department of Justice veteran and independent jurist on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, has been nominated as the United States' new Attorney General.

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