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By On Saturday, May 30th, 2020
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U.S. court rejects request to revive Keystone XL pipeline permit program

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday turned down the Trump administration’s request to revive a permit program for new oil and gas pipelines, an outcome that More...

By On Saturday, May 30th, 2020
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Trump says U.S. terminating relationship with WHO as rift with China grows

President Donald Trump says the U.S. will terminate its relationship with the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus outbreak in China and More...

By On Friday, May 29th, 2020
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Joe Biden’s pick for U.S. vice-president could be the most consequential in 60 years

Joe Biden’s choice of running mate, which he promised would be a woman, is likely to have significance beyond election day. If his ticket wins, she’d More...

By On Friday, May 29th, 2020
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Pandemic slowed U.S. immigration to a trickle before Trump ordered a freeze

U.S. President Donald Trump made a headline-grabbing announcement last month that he would freeze immigration to the U.S. What wasn’t known at the time — More...

By On Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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U.S. Justice Department says probe in death of George Floyd in Minneapolis ‘a top priority’

The U.S. Department of Justice said Thursday it had made an investigation into police involvement in the death of George Floyd a “top priority,” after More...

By On Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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U.S. surpasses 100,000 deaths from COVID-19: Johns Hopkins University

The U.S. surpassed 100,000 deaths due to COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. CBC | World News  More...

By On Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
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U.S. threatens to strip Hong Kong of special status, says China is modelling region ‘after itself’

The United States government has threatened to strip Hong Kong of the special legal status that has enabled it to remain a global business powerhouse in a move More...

By On Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
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NASA set to resume human spaceflight from U.S. soil with SpaceX launch

SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, was set to launch two Americans into orbit on Wednesday from Florida on a mission that More...

By On Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
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U.S. partygoers who attended crammed Memorial Day weekend events urged to quarantine

Leaders in Kansas City, St. Louis and the state of Kansas urged people who partied close together at Lake of the Ozarks over the Memorial Day weekend to self-quarantine More...

By On Tuesday, May 26th, 2020
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Latam Airlines files for U.S. Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

South American carrier Latam Airlines says it is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as it grapples with the sharp downturn in air travel sparked by the coronavirus More...

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