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‘He’s Still Sleeping’: Elon Musk mocks Joe Biden for ignoring SpaceX Inspiration4 success

Billionaire Elon Musk mocked President Joe Biden over the weekend after the successful return of SpaceX’s Inspiration4 – an all civilian flight after a three-day orbital mission. When someone asked Musk on Twitter why Biden hadn’t acknowledged the accomplishment, the SpaceX and Tesla CEO offered some choice words. “He’s still sleeping,” Musk responded via Twitter, […]

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Texas man murdered woman, shot her husband for voting Joe Biden

Texas police this week arrested 38-year-old Joseph Angel Alvarez for allegedly targeting a couple, killing the wife in the process because they voted for Biden, and had a Biden flag and “a doll of Trump hanging” outside their home. Alvarez was arrested nearly a year after the murder. He was jailed on a $2 million […]

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Joe Biden announces sweeping changes to make vaccine mandatory for over 100 million Americans

President Joe Biden ordered sweeping new federal vaccine requirements for as many as 100 million Americans in an all-out effort to curb the surging COVID-19 delta variant. Speaking at the White House Thursday, Biden sharply criticized the tens of millions of Americans who are not yet vaccinated, despite months of availability and incentives. “We’ve been patient. […]

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Joe Biden and Xi Jinping hold ‘candid and in-depth’ phone conversation

US President Joe Biden talked with his Chinese counterpart President Xi Jinping for the first time in seven months. A White House Statement said both leaders had “discussed the responsibility of both nations to ensure competition does not veer into conflict”. This is only the second call between them since President Biden took office. US- […]

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Remains of 13 fallen US soldiers return to the United States, Biden pays respects

President Joe Biden has met with the families of the 13 US soldiers who were killed in an attack at Kabul airport last week, as the remains of the fallen army personnel are returned to the United States from Afghanistan. Biden and First Lady Jill Biden attended the “dignified transfer” of the fallen soldiers at […]

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‘We will not be deterred by terrorists’: Biden vows to complete evacuations despite Kabul Airport blasts

President Joe Biden said the US airlift from Kabul will continue despite the bomb blasts that killed over 90 people including 13 US service members.”We must complete this mission and we will,” he said. He also vowed to hunt down the perpetrators.More than 100,000 people have been evacuated from Kabul, which fell to the Taliban […]

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Joe Biden’s request of report on origins of Covid-19 returns ‘inconclusive’

A report on the origins of coronavirus requested by Joe Biden returned inconclusive, US media reports said. American agencies are reportedly divided on whether the virus, first seen in China was the result of a natural spillover from animals to humans or was caused by a laboratory accident. A summary of the report is expected […]

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Biden authorizes $100 million in emergency funds to resettle Afghan refugees

US President Joe Biden authorized up to $100 million from an emergency fund to meet “unexpected urgent” refugee needs in Afghanistan, including for Afghan special immigration visa applicants, the White House said. Biden also approved on Friday the release of $200 million in services and articles from the inventories of US government agencies to meet […]

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‘Covid-19 vaccine misinformation killing people’: US President Joe Biden

US President Joe Biden has warned that the spread of Covid-19 misinformation on social media is “killing people”. He was responding to a question from a reporter about the alleged role of “platforms like Facebook” in spreading falsehoods about vaccines and the pandemic. The White House has been increasing pressure on social media companies to […]

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Bidens announce death of ‘beloved’ German Shepherd Champ

US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden have announced the death of their German Shepherd Champ, who had been with them for 13 years. “Our family lost our loving companion Champ today. I will miss him,” President Biden wrote on Twitter. Champ was one of two German Shepherds living at the White House […]

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‘North Korea needs to prepare for dialogue and confrontation with the United States’: Kim Jong-un

North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong-un said his country needs to prepare for both “dialogue and confrontation” with the United States, and “especially to get fully prepared for confrontation”. This is the first time Mr Kim directly commented on President Joe Biden’s administration. North Korea had earlier snubbed efforts by the new US government to […]

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Cicada invasion grounds White House press charter flight

The White House press charter plane scheduled to leave Washington on Tuesday evening ahead of Joe Biden’s first trip abroad as president was delayed by cicadas, the noisy insects that have emerged after their nearly two decades of slumber. The chartered plane was scheduled to depart around 9:00pm ET but a new plane had to […]