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  • Joe Biden's wife, daughter among 25 more Americans banned from Russia Jun 28, 2022 02:41 PM IST

    Joe Biden's wife, daughter among 25 more Americans banned from Russia

    "As a reaction to the constantly expanding US sanctions against Russian political and public figures, 25 American citizens are added to a 'stop list,'" the ministry said in a note accompanying the list.

  • Watch: What happened when Joe Biden walked up to greet PM Modi at G7 Summit Jun 28, 2022 01:04 PM IST

    Watch: What happened when Joe Biden walked up to greet PM Modi at G7 Summit

    The bonhomie between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron was also on full display as they hugged and briefly chatted after the group photo

  • US eyes Joe Biden, Xi Jinping meeting in next weeks, sees growing convergence on China Jun 28, 2022 06:40 AM IST

    US eyes Joe Biden, Xi Jinping meeting in next weeks, sees growing convergence on China

    The Group of Seven rich democracies will address China's non-market economic practices, its approach to debt and its human rights actions in a communique on Tuesday, while a NATO strategic concept to be released later this week would address China in "ways that are unprecedented," he said.

  • G7 leaders unveil $600 billion plan to rival China's Belt and Road Initiative in developing nations Jun 27, 2022 08:25 PM IST

    G7 leaders unveil $600 billion plan to rival China's Belt and Road Initiative in developing nations

    In a move perceived as a response to China's Belt and Road Initiative, US President Joe Biden and other G7 leaders outlined ambitious plans to mobilise USD 600 billion in investment by 2027 to deliver transparent and game-changing infrastructure projects in developing nations like India.

  • North Korea says U.S. is setting up Asian NATO; vows stronger defence Jun 27, 2022 11:58 AM IST

    North Korea says U.S. is setting up Asian NATO; vows stronger defence

    The North Korean criticism comes amid concern it could be preparing its first nuclear test in five years and after a recent agreement between South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol and U.S. President Joe Biden to deploy more U.S. weapons if deemed necessary to deter the North.

  • Joe Biden urges G7 to stay together as leaders target Russian gold, oil price Jun 27, 2022 07:05 AM IST

    Joe Biden urges G7 to stay together as leaders target Russian gold, oil price

    At the start of the meeting in the Bavarian Alps, four of the Group of Seven rich nations moved to ban imports of Russian gold to tighten the sanctions squeeze on Moscow and cut off its means of financing the invasion of Ukraine.

  • Joe Biden urges G7 to stay together as leaders target Russian gold Jun 26, 2022 10:12 PM IST

    Joe Biden urges G7 to stay together as leaders target Russian gold

    Western countries rallied around Kyiv when Russia invaded Ukraine in February, but more than four months into the war, that unity is being tested as soaring inflation and energy shortages rebound on their own citizens.

  • Roe v. Wade overturning: Singers Olivia Rodrigo, Lilly Allen sing ‘F*** you’ to SC judges | Watch Jun 26, 2022 06:42 PM IST

    Roe v. Wade overturning: Singers Olivia Rodrigo, Lilly Allen sing ‘F*** you’ to SC judges | Watch

    The singers join the long list of celebrities including Michelle Obama, Priyanka Chopra, among others who have spoken up against the the US Supreme Court's decision.

  • US President Joe Biden's mission in Europe: Shore up alliance against Russia Jun 25, 2022 08:13 PM IST

    US President Joe Biden's mission in Europe: Shore up alliance against Russia

    In Madrid, Biden will help promote NATO's effort to welcome Finland and Sweden into the alliance after the Russian invasion of Ukraine led the two historically neutral democracies to seek the protection of the mutual-defense association.

  • Biden accidentally reveals very specific cheat sheet that reminds him how to act Jun 25, 2022 01:44 PM IST

    Biden accidentally reveals very specific cheat sheet that reminds him how to act

    Photographers snapped a picture of the sheet after Biden held it backwards while addressing a meeting of wind industry executives on Thursday.

  • US abortion ruling: President Joe Biden vows to 'do all in his power' to protect right to abort Jun 24, 2022 10:31 PM IST

    US abortion ruling: President Joe Biden vows to 'do all in his power' to protect right to abort

    Stating that “this is an extreme and dangerous path”, the US President, however, urged abortion debate activists to “keep all protests peaceful”, while warning that the abortion ruling may undermine contraception and gay marriage rights.

  • Watch: Joe Biden defined America in a single word. Only trouble? It’s incomprehensible Jun 24, 2022 03:42 PM IST

    Watch: Joe Biden defined America in a single word. Only trouble? It’s incomprehensible

    Joe Biden, who has a speech impediment, slipped up while trying to complete his one-word definition of America, instead delivering an incomprehensible word salad.

  • US rolls out COVID-19 vaccines for children under five Jun 23, 2022 01:14 PM IST

    US rolls out COVID-19 vaccines for children under five

    The United States has delivered about 2.7 million doses of COVID vaccines for children below five years to administration centres while another one million shots will reach the sites soon, the Department of Health and Human Services said on June 22.

  • Who is Dr Arati Prabhakar, the Indian-American nominated to key White House post Jun 23, 2022 11:45 AM IST

    Who is Dr Arati Prabhakar, the Indian-American nominated to key White House post

    US President Joe Biden has nominated Indian-American Dr Arati Prabhakar as Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and assistant to the President on science and technology

  • Oil slumps by around $5 as Biden calls for fuel tax cut Jun 22, 2022 03:36 PM IST

    Oil slumps by around $5 as Biden calls for fuel tax cut

    As tensions between the White House and the American oil business grew, U.S. President Joe Biden called for a reduction in fuel taxes to help drivers save money.

  • Chevron CEO Michael Wirth urges Joe Biden to stop criticizing Big Oil, take new approach Jun 22, 2022 07:32 AM IST

    Chevron CEO Michael Wirth urges Joe Biden to stop criticizing Big Oil, take new approach

    The letter is the latest in a series of acrimonious exchanges between the U.S. oil industry and President Joe Biden over who is to blame for high fuel prices that have helped drive inflation to 40-year highs.

  • US seeks to limit nicotine levels in cigarettes Jun 22, 2022 07:12 AM IST

    US seeks to limit nicotine levels in cigarettes

    The Food and Drug Administration will draft a rule that limits nicotine, according to a notice of a proposed rule posted on the US Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.

  • Watch: Trump mocks Biden's bike fall with fake video Jun 21, 2022 06:42 PM IST

    Watch: Trump mocks Biden's bike fall with fake video

    The doctored video was a merged clip of Donald Trump playing golf and recent footage of Joe Biden falling from his bike.

  • United States’ obsession with ‘tiny’ Russia will make China the real winner Jun 21, 2022 05:16 PM IST

    United States’ obsession with ‘tiny’ Russia will make China the real winner

    The removal of China tariffs, if and when it happens, will be an acceptance of the fact that China’s ‘free radicals’ policy has won game, set and match; while the US’ ‘values-based’ policy has essentially been an agglomeration of dead-end dunces 

  • President Joe Biden nominates 1st Native American US treasurer Jun 21, 2022 04:10 PM IST

    President Joe Biden nominates 1st Native American US treasurer

    The nomination of a Native American as US Treasurer is a historic first. President Joe Biden ghas nominated Marilynn Lynn Malerba.

  • No Joe Biden move on Chinese tariffs likely before G7 meeting: Sources Jun 21, 2022 11:46 AM IST

    No Joe Biden move on Chinese tariffs likely before G7 meeting: Sources

    White House officials discussed options on Friday with Biden for reducing some of former President Donald Trump's punitive duties on China, including potentially substantial cuts, three of the sources said. The scale of any potential final move is not yet decided, they said.

  • Joe Biden’s prescription of lifting tariffs on China is lazy and counterproductive Jun 21, 2022 10:47 AM IST

    Joe Biden’s prescription of lifting tariffs on China is lazy and counterproductive

    Washington’s sense of urgency with which it wants to remove tariffs on Chinese goods to fight domestic inflation is baffling 

  • US President Biden says he's considering a gasoline tax holiday Jun 20, 2022 10:11 PM IST

    US President Biden says he's considering a gasoline tax holiday

    President Joe Biden said on Monday that he's exploring a federal gasoline tax holiday, which could save Americans up to 18.4 cents per gallon. Biden told reporters, "Yes, I am considering it." By the end of the week, I hope to have made a decision based on the information I've gathered.

  • US energy traders counter Biden, say fuel hike did not materialise overnight, won't be solved fast Jun 20, 2022 11:21 AM IST

    US energy traders counter Biden, say fuel hike did not materialise overnight, won't be solved fast

    On June 14, President Joe Biden pulled up oil companies to boost supply and criticized them for making "unacceptable" high profit margins.

  • Video: Joe Biden falls off his bike, gets up and says 'I'm good' Jun 19, 2022 09:32 AM IST

    Video: Joe Biden falls off his bike, gets up and says 'I'm good'

    US President Joe Biden was biking with First Lady Jill Biden in a state park near their beach home in Delaware and had stopped to talk to onlookers when he fell.

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