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South Korea’s President Moon: ‘America is back’ – Times of India

SEOUL: South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who brokered the talks process between Donald Trump and the North’s leader Kim Jong Un, on Thursday congratulated Joe Biden on his inauguration as US president, tweeting: “America is back.” The relationship between treaty allies Seoul and Washington was at times deeply strained under Trump, who repeatedly excoriated the […]

‘This is our historic moment of crisis and challenge’: Joe Biden calls for unity in first speech as president – live

1.30pm EST 13:30 Inauguration day summary Here’s where this historic day stands so far: Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. In his inaugural address, the new president called on the nation to unify after four years of Donald Trump’s divisive presidency. “This is our historic moment of crisis […]

Scaramucci: ‘De-Trumpification of US will begin’ when Biden inaugurated – video

Anthony Scaramucci, a former White House communications director, has called the outgoing US president, Donald Trump, a ‘seditious traitor’. He said many Americans would ‘breathe a sigh of relief’ after Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday. Donald Trump pardons Steve Bannon amid last acts of presidency Inauguration day: a guide to what to expect as Joe […]

Covid-19: US passes 400,000 virus deaths as Europe battles surge – Times of India

WASHINGTON: President-elect Joe Biden led a moving tribute Tuesday for US coronavirus victims — now more than 400,000 — as European nations battled record daily fatalities and fear spread of new virus strains. Almost a year after the United States registered its first Covid-19 death, the pace of the pandemic has picked up with 100,000 […]

Biden inauguration: Donald Trump’s last full day as US president – live updates

Donald Trump is widely expected to mark his final full day in office as US president by issuing around 100 pardons. The recipients of the presidential pardon are expected to include high profile names like that of rapper Lil Wayne. However, sources familiar with the matter who spoke to Reuters have suggested that neither the […]

Biden team says US will not lift travel bans, despite Trump statement – Times of India

WASHINGTON: US President-elect Joe Biden‘s spokeswoman quickly dismissed Donald Trump‘s announcement Monday that a Covid-19 ban on travelers arriving from much of Europe and Brazil would be lifted, underlining the fractious transition of power. “On the advice of our medical team, the Administration does not intend to lift these restrictions on 1/26,” tweeted Jen Psaki, […]

Biden inauguration: Trump expected to issue flurry of pardons before leaving office – live

President-elect Joe Biden plans to begin gradually making it easier to seek asylum along the U.S.-Mexico border, impose a deportation moratorium and extend protections for so-called “Dreamers” using his executive authority, people briefed on the plans told CBS News. He also plans to propose a broad immigration bill that, if passed by Congress, could legalize […]

China dubs Pompeo as ‘Mr. Liar’; dismisses US charge against Wuhan’s bio-lab as ‘conspiracy’ – Times of India

BEIJING: China on Monday vented out its anger against outgoing US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calling him “Mr. Liar” and dismissed as “conspiracies and lies” the allegations by the State Department that the Covid-19 may have emerged from Wuhan’s bio-lab and had links to the Chinese military. China, which faced global criticism after the […]

Records: Trump allies behind rally that ignited Capitol riot – Times of India

WASHINGTON : Veterans of President Donald Trump‘s failed reelection campaign had key roles in orchestrating the Washington rally that spawned a deadly assault on the US Capitol, according to an Associated Press review of records, undercutting the grassroots image pushed by groups involved in the event. A pro-Trump nonprofit organization called Women for America First […]

Israel OKs hundreds of settlement homes in last-minute push

An anti-settlement monitoring group says Israeli authorities have advanced plans to build an additional 780 homes in West Bank settlements By JOSEF FEDERMAN Associated Press January 17, 2021, 4:40 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article JERUSALEM — Israeli authorities on Sunday advanced plans to build an additional 780 homes […]