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United States

Kansas school cancels Ivanka Trump's speech over faculty protest

The virtual commencement speech was called off due to criticism over president Trump’s response to protests over the death of George Floyd

06 Jun 2020 2:43 PM

US unemployment rate seen near 20% in May as layoffs remain high

Consumer confidence, manufacturing and services industries are also stabilizing, though at low levels, hopeful signs that the worst was over

05 Jun 2020 12:03 PM

Google CEO Sundar Pichai pledges USD 37 million to fight racism

Pichai also urged his employees to stand together in silence for 8 minutes and 46 seconds to honour

04 Jun 2020 2:38 PM

Hydroxychloroquine can't prevent COVID-19, says new study

Hydroxychloroquine and a similar drug, chloroquine, have been the subject of much debate since Trump started promoting them in March

04 Jun 2020 11:02 AM

US job losses in May could raise 3-month total to 30 million

Since mid-March, more than 40 million Americans have applied for unemployment benefits

04 Jun 2020 10:10 AM

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US protesters return to streets defying curfew after Trump calls them 'lowlifes'

After ‘thugs’, Trump refers to protestors as ‘lowlifes and losers’

03 Jun 2020 9:22 AM

Violence won't bring back Floyd, says victim’s brother

The crowd chanted, “What's his name? George Floyd!” and “One down, three to go!” in reference to four officers involved in Floyd's arrest

02 Jun 2020 12:12 PM

Three Indian companies get licence to manufacture NASA's coronavirus ventilators

Apart from Indian firms, 18 other companies, including 8 American and 3 Brazilian are selected to manufacture critical breathing devices

30 May 2020 2:33 PM

‘Why Us?’ Protests over Floyd death spread beyond Minneapolis

Floyd’s death has deeply shaken the country and sparked protests across US as local leaders repeatedly urge demonstrators to avoid violence

29 May 2020 9:08 AM

'It was a public execution'

Cops fire rubber bullets and tear gas on thousands protesting over the death of another African-American at the hands of US law enforcement

28 May 2020 8:59 AM

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US coronavirus deaths top 100,000 as country reopens

In three months, more Americans have died from Covid than the Korean War, Vietnam War and the US conflict in Iraq from 2003-2011 combined

28 May 2020 8:20 AM

Trump offers to mediate 'raging' India-China border dispute

The US president had also once offered to “help” in the disputed region of Kashmir, triggering a political storm in India

27 May 2020 7:08 PM

Trump threatens to 'close down' social media platforms

The spat began when Twitter labelled two of the US president's tweets as "unsubstantiated" and accused him of making false claims

27 May 2020 6:50 PM

Twitter adds fact-check warnings to Trump tweets

In a statement, Twitter said Trump’s vote-by-mail tweets “contain potentially misleading information about voting processes "

27 May 2020 8:57 AM

Four Minneapolis officers fired after death of unarmed black man

The death comes amid outrage over the death of Ahmaud Arbery, a black man shot by a white father and son while jogging

27 May 2020 8:42 AM

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Lawsuits demanding better virus protection measures flood US courts

The first wave of lawsuits has come from prisons and immigration centres, demanding parole for prisoners citing poor sanitation

24 May 2020 8:48 AM

Covid19 pandemic may cause long-term health problems: Study

Another key exposure in the study was fear for one's own safety, and the safety of others

21 May 2020 5:38 PM

World Bank estimates 60 million people may fall into extreme poverty due to covid19

The World Bank announced emergency operations worth USD 160 billion in 100 developing countries to fight the deadly virus

20 May 2020 1:33 PM

WHO a puppet of China, says Donald Trump

Trump threatened to permanently freeze US funding to the WHO unless "substantive improvements" were made within the next 30 days

19 May 2020 12:41 PM

Despite FDA warning, Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning about its use

19 May 2020 10:15 AM

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