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Russia could be planning chemical or nuclear weapon attack in Ukraine, White House says

Russia could be planning a chemical or biological weapon attack in Ukraine, the White House has warned. Press secretary Jen Psaki said: “We should all be on the lookout for Russia to possibly use chemical or biological weapons in Ukraine, or to create a false flag operation using them – it’s a clear pattern.” It […]

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Pittsburgh bridge collapse hours before President Biden’s scheduled visit to talk infrastructure, 10 injured

United States President Joe Biden was headed to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Friday to promote the benefits of his infrastructure package scheduled to be held near the site of an early-morning bridge collapse that underscored his frequent calls to do more for the nation’s crumbling roads and bridges. Ten people sustained injuries, all of them minor, […]

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Biden’s welcome family cat named Willow to the White House

First lady Jill Biden has revealed the long-awaited Biden family cat. She is a short-haired, two-year-old gray tabby named Willow. The name is inspired by the first lady’s hometown of Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. Biden first met Willow at a campaign stop in 2020, according to information provided by the first lady’s press secretary Michael LaRosa, […]

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US orders relatives of embassy staff in Ukraine to leave amid rising tensions

The US has ordered the relatives of its embassy staff in Ukraine to leave amid rising tension in the region. The State Department has also given permission for non-essential staff to leave and urged US citizens in Ukraine to consider departing. In a statement, it said there were reports that Russia is planning significant military […]

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Caller pranks US President Joe Biden at White House Christmas event

A caller pranked US President Joe Biden by dropping an anti-Biden taunt into their chat during a White House Christmas event. Mr Biden and First Lady Jill Biden were hosting the festive call for families when a father told the president: “Let’s go, Brandon.” Apparently unaware of the gibe, Mr Biden said he agreed. The […]

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United States announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics citing human rights concerns

The United States will stage a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics over concerns about China’s record on human rights, the White House said Monday. “The Biden administration will not send any diplomatic or official representation to the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games given the PRC’s ongoing genocide and crimes against […]

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US court temporarily blocks lawmakers from accessing Trump’s January 6 records

A US appeals court temporarily blocked lawmakers investigating the deadly January 6 insurrection from accessing records from Donald Trump’s White House, as the court considers an emergency request from the former president to block their release. The administrative stay, issued on Thursday by the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, is […]

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‘Thanks to the vaccine, I have only experienced mild symptoms’: Jen Psaki tests positive for Covid-19

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki says she has contracted COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms. In a statement on Sunday, Psaki said she was last in contact with United States President Joe Biden on Tuesday, when she met him in the White House, where they were more than 6 feet apart and wearing masks. […]

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Donald Trump files lawsuit to block release of White House records on Capitol riot

Former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit in a United States court on Monday in an attempt to block the US Congress from obtaining White House records on the deadly January 6 Capitol insurrection. Trump is challenging a decision by President Joe Biden and the US National Archives to turn over his presidential records 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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US lawmakers introduce bills limiting power held by Big Tech companies

US lawmakers introduced five bills aimed at limiting the power held by Big Tech companies. The bills were drafted after a 16-month investigation into the powers of Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook. They address topics including data, mergers, and the competitive behaviour of these companies – which could ultimately lead to them being forced 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 […]