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usdepartmentoftransportation-oct09.jpg U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced a major initiative to support transportation needs in the rural parts of the United States. The Rural Opportunities to Use Transportation for Economic Success initiative, also known as ROUTES, will analyze the Transportation Department's discretionary...

whitehousetrump-oct09.jpg The White House informed House Democrats that President Donald Trump will not co-operate with an impeachment inquiry against him saying that the move is "constitutionally invalid." In an 8-page letter addressed to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Chairmen of House Committees on behalf of Trump, his lawyer Pat Cipollone argued that the impeachment proceedings amount to an illegitimate effort to ove

us-chinese-flags-080318_08oct19.jpg Accusing the Chinese government of instituting a highly repressive campaign against Muslim minorities in the Xinjiang region, the U.S. State Department announced on Tuesday visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials.

nobelprize1-oct08.jpg Three scientists have won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics for ground-breaking discoveries about the evolution of the universe and Earth's place in the cosmos. Announcing the award Tuesday, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said one half of the prize money will be given to James Peebles of Princeton University, U.S., "for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology", and the other half joint

uighur-oct08.jpg 28 Chinese organizations that are accused of violating human rights and committing abuses, targeting Uighurs and other mostly Muslim minorities in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region have been blacklisted by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The Bureau of Industry and Security of the Commerce Department announced that the Chinese firms, which include governmental and commercial, were added to th

usjapantradedeal-aug01.jpg The United States and Japan signed two new agreements - on agricultural exports and digital trade - with a view to improving trade relationship between the two allies. President Donald Trump termed it as "a huge victory for America's farmers, ranchers, and growers," as they will have expanded access to a fairer market to export their products. "They will create countless jobs, expand investment

nobelprizes-100719.jpg The 2019 Nobel Prize season started Monday with laureates in Physiology or Medicine announced. This year's prize was awarded jointly to scientists William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability. Animals need oxygen for the conversion of food into useful energy. But how cells adapt to changes in levels of

secondwhistlebloweremerges-oct07.jpg A second whistle-blower emerged in the impeachment case against President Donald Trump, U.S. media reported quoting Mark Zaid, the lawyer representing the first one. This was first reported by ABC. "Attorney representing whistle-blower who sounded the alarm on Pres. Trump's dealings with Ukraine tells ABC News he is now representing a second whistle-blower who has first-hand knowledge of events",

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