Tag archive for ‘U.S.’
By On Friday, February 28th, 2020
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Mike Pompeo pressed by U.S. lawmakers on coronavirus response, killing of Iran’s Soleimani

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended the Trump administration’s response to the spreading coronavirus and faced contentious questions from Democrats about More...

By On Friday, February 28th, 2020
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U.S. whistleblower: Federal workers had no protection while helping coronavirus evacuees

A U.S. government whistleblower has filed a complaint alleging that some federal workers did not have the necessary protective gear or training when they were deployed More...

By On Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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Philadelphia plans to open 1st supervised injection site in U.S. next week

A Philadelphia nonprofit group has detailed plans to open the country’s first medically supervised injection site next week to combat overdose deaths despite More...

By On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Shares in U.S. drug maker Moderna soar after possible COVID-19 vaccine deemed ready for testing

Shares in U.S. drug company Moderna Inc. surge by more than 16 per cent after the company announced it has shipped its first batch of a possible coronavirus vaccine More...

By On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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U.S. sets out case for extradition of Julian Assange

The U.S. government has begun outlining its extradition case against Julian Assange in a London court, arguing that the WikiLeaks founder is not a free-speech champion More...

By On Sunday, February 23rd, 2020
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Some Canadians suddenly blocked from U.S. even though targeting of Iranian-born travellers was ‘corrected’

At least five Iranian-born Canadian citizens were denied entry to the United States after it says it suspended its wrongful detainment practices, leaving some to More...

By On Saturday, February 22nd, 2020
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U.S. soccer argues unequal pay for women OK because of different competition

Carli Lloyd was pushed over and over on differences between women and men. “Do you think the women’s national team could beat the German men’s More...

By On Friday, February 21st, 2020
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U.S., Taliban plan to sign peace agreement next week

The United States and the Taliban are on target to sign a peace agreement next week after a seven-day period of reduced violence, American and Taliban officials More...

By On Friday, February 21st, 2020
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Russia denies trying to interfere in 2020 U.S. election to benefit Trump

The Kremlin on Friday denied it was interfering in the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign to boost Republican President Donald Trump’s re-election chances following More...

By On Friday, February 21st, 2020
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U.S. said wrongly detaining Iranian-born travellers was ‘corrected’ but it seems to still be happening

At least five Iranian-born Canadian citizens were denied entry to the United States after it says it suspended its wrongful detainment practices, leaving some to More...

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