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Biden: George Floyd’s death was a racial turning point in the U.S.

George Floyd's death "marked a turning point" regarding racial justice in the U.S., President Joe Biden said Tuesday. Biden signed four executive orders that dealt with racial equality. He credited Floyd's murder, by a police officer who knelt on the victim's neck for nearly nine minutes, with having a monumental impact, per the Daily Mail. "Those eight minutes … Continue reading Biden: George Floyd’s death was a racial turning point in the U.S.

US elections 2020

Key results that will decide who becomes US president

The US election could run on at least a few days longer, with some vital states yet to declare a result. A huge swell of postal voting - as a result of the pandemic - has complicated the counting and some officials say they won't finish until Friday or later. Many states have clearly fallen … Continue reading Key results that will decide who becomes US president

Joe Biden to pick a female VP, Sanders says ‘not necessary’

In a debate dominated by discussion of the coronavirus outbreak, Joe Biden promised to pick a woman as his running mate if he becomes the Democratic nominee. "I commit that I will, in fact, pick a woman to be vice president," the former vice president said. "There are a number of women who are qualified to … Continue reading Joe Biden to pick a female VP, Sanders says ‘not necessary’

Donald Trump is still ‘unpresidented’

Remember how much we hoped that President Donald Trump would walk the talk and not the other way round? At the halfway-mark of Mr. President's first term it is time to acknowledge the huge impact he's already had — and wonder how much more could come. In his first two years in office, US President Donald … Continue reading Donald Trump is still ‘unpresidented’

Trump angry with CBS News for trashing America’s family separation policy

  The U.S. president, Donald Trump, is unhappy with negative media publications on America's border control and family separation laws. In his Sunday tweets, Trump ranted about “60 Minutes”, a CBS show which criticized his administration’s executive order that resulted in separating over 5,000 U.S.-resident children from their families. “@60Minutes did a phony story about … Continue reading Trump angry with CBS News for trashing America’s family separation policy

Putin: I don’t care about what Americans think

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he's not interested in squashing rumors surrounding his alleged manipulation of the 2016 U.S. presidential elections, adding that his governmental powers are limited and cannot influence election results in America. Speaking in an interview which was aired on Saturday by American broadcaster NBC News, the Russian leader also stressed … Continue reading Putin: I don’t care about what Americans think

Trump’s trade war to hit hard on Harley-David, Levi’s Jeans and Bourbon

Retaliatory measures against leading US brands such as Levi's and Harley Davidson are underway following Donald Trump's threat of a trade war with plans for tariffs on steel and aluminium, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said. However, another top EU trade official said Mr. Trump has a very small chance to avoid a damaging global trade … Continue reading Trump’s trade war to hit hard on Harley-David, Levi’s Jeans and Bourbon

Why the U.S. and Israel are leaving UN

The U.N. cultural agency on Friday 6 Oct., 2017 declared the old city located in the West Bank town of Hebron as a Palestinian world heritage site. The decision sparked outrage among Israeli officials who protested the move with claims that it's a contradiction to their deep Jewish ties to the biblical town and its … Continue reading Why the U.S. and Israel are leaving UN

Donald Trump thanks Vladimir Putin for helping America

Donald Trump has expressed gratitude to Vladimir Putin  for helping America reduce the number of its teeming embassy staff in the country. According to a report from The Telegraph, Putin has just acknowledged a decision which was taken few weeks ago by his government. He ratified an expulsion of over 700 Americans from Russia. Image: Donald Trump … Continue reading Donald Trump thanks Vladimir Putin for helping America

‘Don’t trust your computers, use a courier instead,’ Donald Trump warns Americans

Donald Trump made a New Year promise to Americans, saying he will take care of cyber attacks from Russia when he takes office. He advised everyone to consider using a courier until the computers are confirmed safe. Trump's claim that computers are no longer safe comes a few days after experts argued that the White … Continue reading ‘Don’t trust your computers, use a courier instead,’ Donald Trump warns Americans