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Trump Impeachment trial distracted govt from coronavirus: McConnell

McConnell said that the outbreak “came up while tied down on the impeachment trial, and it diverted the attention of the government

01 Apr 2020 11:13 AM

Over 2 lakh coronavirus deaths in US likely: White House

Trump called it “a matter of life and death” for Americans to heed his administration’s guidelines

01 Apr 2020 10:56 AM

Coronavirus could push 11 million people into poverty: World Bank

Growth in the developing East Asia and Pacific, is projected to slow to 2.1 per cent in the baseline

31 Mar 2020 1:49 PM

WHO showed favouritism to China: Trump

Trump was asked if he agreed that the WHO showed favouritism and the US should re-explore its relationship with the health agency

26 Mar 2020 12:32 PM

Washington DC closes all non-essential businesses, orders people to stay home

DC Mayor Muriel also prohibited gathering of 10 or more people

26 Mar 2020 10:39 AM

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IMF approves $1.3 bilion aid program for Jordan

The program to support unbudgeted spending covering emergency outlays and medical supplies and equipment

26 Mar 2020 10:34 AM

Senate passes coronavirus rescue package on unanimous vote

The package is intended as relief for an economy spiraling into recession

26 Mar 2020 10:31 AM

US airlines warn of 'draconian' steps if Congress fails to help

Pandemic has had a devastating effect on air transport in the United States, as several countries have imposed far-reaching travel bans

22 Mar 2020 11:13 AM

Two US Congressmen test positive for coronavirus

Republican Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart and Democratic Congressman Ben McAdams quarantined

19 Mar 2020 10:16 AM

'Don't panic' says US woman who recovered from coronavirus

Elizabeth Schneider is from Seattle, which has the most deaths reported of coronavirus in the United States

12 Mar 2020 2:20 PM

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US economy growing moderately in 4th qtr; likely missed Trump's 3 pc goal

The Trump administration’s 18-month-long trade war with China last year fueled fears of a recession.

30 Jan 2020 2:06 PM

Fed likely to keep interest rates on hold, focus on balance sheet

Fed is expected to soon decide how much longer it will continue its current practice of buying USD 60 billion a month in US Treasury bonds.

29 Jan 2020 1:05 PM

Taylor Swift tries to get Justin Bieber, others kicked out of her gym's vicinity

The remaining gym members were also asked to leave after the 'Yummy' singer left.

19 Jan 2020 5:08 PM

Rihanna, boyfriend Hassan Jameel call it quits

Rihanna admitted at the time that she was in love with Jameel, but she hesitates to nail down marriage plans.

18 Jan 2020 2:05 PM

'In every scene, you are my star': Obama's wish for Michelle on her birthday

The 58-year-old former president keeps expressing his feelings for Michelle Obama on social media.

18 Jan 2020 1:00 PM

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Iran takes man who posted video of missile striking Ukraine plane into custody

President Hassan Rouhani promised a thorough investigation into the 'unforgivable error' in an address on Tuesday.

15 Jan 2020 3:10 PM

World Bank trims 2020 growth forecast amid slow recovery for trade, investment

The World Bank shaved 0.2 percentage point off of growth for both years.

09 Jan 2020 9:53 AM

Not looking to start war with Iran, but prepared to finish one: US

The US drone strike on Friday that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani has sharply escalated tensions between US and Iran.

08 Jan 2020 11:29 AM

All is well: Trump after Iran launches missile attacks at US bases in Iraq

Iran launched a series of attacks on US targets in Iraq including the targetting of two bases at Al-Asad and Abril.

08 Jan 2020 9:33 AM

Watch: Pompeo posts video of Iraqis dancing to 'celebrate' Iran commander's death

Trump ordered the killing of the Iran Revolutionary Guards commander, who died Friday 'in a decisive defensive action'

03 Jan 2020 5:11 PM

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