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US President Joe Biden hits North Korean officials with sanctions after missile test

The administration of US President Joe Biden has imposed sanctions on five North Korean officials over Pyongyang’s latest ballistic missile test. According to Press TV, in an announcement on Wednesday, the US Treasury Department said it was imposing penalties on the officials over their roles in obtaining equipment and technology for the country’s missile programs. […]

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58% of Americans believe US democracy in danger of collapse : Poll

One year after the storming of the US Capitol by supporters of Donald Trump, six out of 10 Americans believe the country’s democracy is in danger of collapse, according to a poll released Wednesday. Seventy-six percent of those surveyed in the poll by Quinnipiac University said they think political instability in the United States is […]

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The US turned a blind eye on the import of Myanmar teak despite purported sanction

The US has turned a blind eye on the import of Myanmar teak despite purported sanctions, according to a new report. According to Press TV, the US Treasury announced sanctions against Myanmar in April 2021, banning any importation from or business with the Myanmar Timber Enterprise (MTE) following a coup in the country last year. […]

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The Democrats in the US Senate unveil new Russia sanctions bill amid soaring tensions : Report

The Democrats in the US Senate are expected to present a new sanctions bill on Wednesday targeting Russia, according to reports, which would inflict “severe costs” on the country’s economy. The move comes amid growing tensions between Moscow and Washington over Ukraine. Under the bill, sweeping sanctions would be imposed on top Russian military and […]

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At least 19 people including 9 children died in #Bronx apartment fire, more than 60 injured #NYC #US : video and pics

CBS News @CBSNews “Over 30 people in the hospital, 19 deaths, nine of them are children,” New York City Mayor on the Bronx apartment fire that sparked Sunday morning   Sarwar @ferozwala “Over 30 people in the hospital, 19 deaths, nine of them are children,” New York City Mayor on the Bronx apartment fire that […]

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President #Biden and Vice President Harris is giving an update on #Omicron : COVID-19 infections spiking in US Capitol : Live video

Coronavirus infections in the United States Capitol have skyrocketed, with lawmakers and their staff members mostly getting affected by omicron and delta variants. According to a memo sent to lawmakers on Monday from Capitol physician Brian Monahan, the daily infections rates will increase even more significantly in the coming weeks, The Hill reported. Both vaccinated […]

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Facebook suspended Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s account for 24-hours

Facebook suspended Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s account for 24-hours Sarwar  @ferozwala #BREAKING Greene’s Facebook account suspended for 24 hours Facebook suspended Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s account for 24-hours for spreading COVID-19 misinformation, just one day after her personal Twitter account was permanently suspended…

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#WhiteHouse Cancels Press Briefing Due to First #Snowfal in US Capital : video and pics

Sarwar @ferozwala #WhiteHouse Cancels Press Briefing Monday Due to First #Snowfall in US Capital in 2022 Sarwar @ferozwala Earlier on Mon, the Office of Public Management (#OPM) said that all federal offices in #WashingtonDC will be closed, but the so-called emergency & telework employees will continue to work “Due to the federal office closure, there […]

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The US and its allies will “respond decisively” if Russia invades Ukraine, Biden tells Zelensky

US will ‘respond decisively’ if Russia invades Ukraine, Biden tells Zelensky The US and its allies will “respond decisively” in the event of Russia’s military action against Ukraine, President Joe Biden told his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr Zelensky, on Sunday. In a statement, White House Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Biden asserted that the United States and […]

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One in three Americans believe violence against the government sometimes justified : Poll

One in three Americans believe violence against the government can sometimes be justified, according to a poll by the Washington Post and University of Maryland. The poll showed that 40 percent of Republicans said violent actions could be justified, in comparison to 23 percent of Democrats and 41 percent of independents. According to Press TV, […]