Friday, January 28, 2022

United States

US President to Push Senate Rules Changing in Bid to Pass Voting Legislation

The White House said that Joe Biden, the United States President, will commence an effort on Tuesday to weaken rules that permit a minority group of U.S. senators to kill proposed laws, arguing American democracy is at risk unless...

Jan. 6 panel’s Chair Rep. Bennie Thompson Says the Panel will Request ex-VP Pence to Appear

The House of Representatives Select Committee inquiring about the 6th JAN 6 Capitol insurrection is considering formally asking Mike Pence, the former US Vice President, to voluntarily appear before the committee, with the possibility that the request could come...

US Strengthens Recommendations to Fight Omicron COVID-19 Variant

The U.S. CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) expanded coronavirus booster dose eligibility for some youngsters to fight the highly infectious Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2. The action comes as the U.S. public health agency experiences criticism over confusing...

President Biden, Harris to Deliver Address on Voting Rights in Atlanta

Joe Biden, the U.S. President, is anticipated to speak on voting rights during a visit to Atlanta this coming Tuesday, traveling to the cradle of the civil rights drive to shine a cheerful light on voting reform in advance...

Former Theranos CEO and Founder Elizabeth Holmes Found Guilty on 4 Counts in Fraud Trial

On Monday, a U.S. jury found Elizabeth Anne Holmes, the former Chief Executive and founder of Theranos, guilty on 4 out of eleven federal charges of defrauding investors in the blood-testing startup. The twelve jurors tasked with deliberating the fate...

Over 2600 US Flights Cancelled, 4529 Worldwide, As Omicron Creates Airline Staff Shortage

According to FlightAware, a U.S. multi-national aviation company, 4529 flights globally had been canceled by late Sunday, with over 2600 journeys canceled within, into, or out of America. Another 4519 American flights were delayed Sunday, 2 January 2022, according...

President Biden Reassures America will ‘respond decisively’ if Russia further Invades Ukraine

The White House said in a statement that Joe Biden, the President of America, on Sunday conferred with Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the President of Ukraine, over the Russian increased military presence near its border that Washington and its allies and...

President Biden, Sen. Manchin Discussing BBB Bill After Manchin’s Public Rejection

On Friday, a White House Advisor said that Joe Biden, the U.S. President, and West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin continued to debate proposed 1.8T dollars Build Back Better Agenda following Manchin’s apparently definitive rejection of the plan earlier in...

Top Officials to Lead America-Russia Security Discussions on 10 JAN in Geneva

On Thursday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Wendy Sherman, the U.S. Deputy Secretary of State, and Sergei Ryabkov, the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister, will lead bilateral security discussions in Geneva on 10th January amid tensions over Ukraine. Ahead of the...

President Biden Asks SC to Review Trump-era ‘Remain in Mexico’ Ruling

On Wednesday, the President Biden Administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court whether it needed continue to implement a Donald Trump-time policy – Remain in Mexico – that has required thousands of migrants to wait in Mexico until the resolution...

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Moderna Starts Mid-Stage Study for Omicron-Based COVID-19 Vaccine

On Wednesday, Moderna said it had begun mid-stage research, testing a booster dose of its coronavirus jab specifically considered...