US’ Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has announced that fully vaccinated people don't require face masks anymore at both indoors and outdoors. Initiating the pre-pandemic life in the US, POTUS Joe Biden said that this has been possible because of vaccinating the Americans quickly. So far, the US has given 250 million vaccine shots in 114 days. CDC also issued guidelines on traveling and the workplace.
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Former US President Donald Trump has announced to launch his own social media space on his website, months after being banned from several platforms. Contents of the new space named "From The Desk Of Donald J. Trump" will not feature his previous Twitter and Facebook posts but can be shared on both the platforms. Twitter has stated that it would allow sharing of Trump's thoughts given they are not provocative.
Wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock has said that he was considering to run for US Presidential elections in future. The Hollywood megastar said, "I do have that goal to unite our country and I also feel that if that is what people want, the I will do that". The statement has come following the consumer trends company Piplsay's public poll that indicated 46% Americans would vote for Johnson.
The United States has considered a move for delaying the formulation and calculation rules of the existing wages for H-1B visa holders and immigrant workers by 18 months. Proposed under 'Regulatory Freeze Pending Review,' the delay would give sufficient time to the government to frame legal polices. Further, it would urge officials to update system modifications within the stipulated time. However, the delay will lead to a reduction of … read-more
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Nearly after 107 days of absence, the US has officially re-joined the Paris Climate Accord on February 19. The move came, 30 days after the President Joe Biden took charge at US office. Global leaders are anticipating, US to go zero emission of greenhouse gasses by 2050. “It’s good to have the US back….but sadly we have no time to celebrate,” said Laurence Tubiana, the French Climate Change Ambassador.
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Breaking the tradition, US President-elect Joe Biden has created a new Twitter handle @PresElectBiden which will be declared as the official @POTUS page on January 20. The account, within six hours of creation, has garnered around 400,000 followers. Reportedly, Biden's campaign officials were not happy with this as they have to gain followers from the scratch. Earlier, when Donald Trump took over the administration from Barack Obama, the… read-more
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Following the US Capitol riots and subsequent developments, Donald Trump on January 13 became the first US President to be impeached twice. Amid heavy security deployment at the Capitol, the house voted 232-197 to impeach Trump, twice within 13 months. Notably, 10 Republicans had also supported the impeachment process, holding Trump responsible for the Capitol seize. The US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called Trump "a clear and present danger… read-more
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The US political turmoil, which resulted in death of four citizens, has now invited criticism from various global political figures. Taking to Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the riots and stated, "Orderly and peaceful transfer of power must continue.” In the same series, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson also said, "The United States stands for democracy around the world and it is now vital that there should be a peaceful and… read-more
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Releasing an official statement, US Attorney General William Barr said the Department of Justice and Department Of Homeland Security have found nothing that suggests fraud in the US elections. However, the investigation being done is yet to conclude. Meanwhile, Trump is still tweeting about the fraud in elections. Trump's election lawyers, in a joint statement, said that Barr's statements were made "without any knowledge".
The son of US President Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr has been quarantined after he tested positive for COVID-19. Trump Jr, who had campaigned vigorously during the presidential elections, is the eldest son of Donald Trump. "He has been asymptomatic and is following all medically recommended COVID-19 guidelines," stated his spokesperson. Earlier, during the campaign, US President Trump, his wife Melania and his another son Barron had tested… read-more
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