Tag archive for ‘U.S.’
By On Thursday, February 29th, 2024
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Former U.S. diplomat admits secretly working as Cuban agent for decades

A former career U.S. diplomat said in court Thursday that he will plead guilty to charges of serving as a secret agent for communist Cuba going back decades, bringing a lightning fast resolution to a case prosecutors More...

By On Thursday, February 29th, 2024
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U.S. senators want answers about a $50 pharma donation in Canada

A group of Republican lawmakers in the U.S. are demanding answers from Pfizer over a financial contribution in Canada — an allegedly minor one. It went to a group promoting medically-assisted death. CBC | World More...

By On Wednesday, February 28th, 2024
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U.S. Supreme Court will decide if Trump can be prosecuted in 2020 election interference case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to decide whether former U.S. president Donald Trump can be prosecuted on charges he interfered with the 2020 election and set a course for a quick resolution. CBC | World More...

By On Wednesday, February 28th, 2024
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France to enshrine abortion in its constitution in response to rollback of rights in U.S.

France’s Senate on Wednesday adopted a bill to enshrine the right to an abortion in the constitution, clearing a key hurdle for legislation promised by President Emmanuel Macron in response to a rollback More...

By On Monday, February 26th, 2024
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U.S. airman who set himself on fire outside Israeli embassy in apparent act of protest has died

A U.S. military service member who had set himself on fire outside the Israeli Embassy in Washington over the weekend, in an apparent act of protest against Israeli military action in Gaza, has died, local police More...

By On Monday, February 26th, 2024
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U.S. ambassador says ‘world is watching’ Canada’s military spending

David Cohen, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, praised the country’s “very significant” military contributions on a variety of fronts, including purchases of new equipment and its activity around More...

By On Saturday, February 24th, 2024
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Ex-NRA leader ordered to repay U.S. gun lobby group $4.4M for spending funds on lavish lifestyle

The longtime head of the National Rifle Association, Wayne LaPierre, misspent millions of dollars of the U.S. organization’s money, using the funds to pay for an extravagant lifestyle that included exotic More...

By On Friday, February 23rd, 2024
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U.S. announces 500 new sanctions targeting Russia over Navalny death, Ukraine war

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By On Friday, February 23rd, 2024
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Privately owned Odysseus lander makes first U.S. moon touchdown in half-century

A private lander touched down on the moon Thursday but managed just a weak signal back, as flight controllers scrambled to gain better contact with the first U.S. spacecraft to reach the lunar surface in more than More...

By On Thursday, February 22nd, 2024
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Panda diplomacy not over as China set to send 2 giant pandas to U.S. this year

China plans to send a new pair of giant pandas to the San Diego Zoo, renewing its longstanding gesture of friendship toward the United States after a recalling nearly all the iconic bears on loan to U.S. zoos as More...

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