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US Opposes Unilateral Changes In Taiwan Strait Status Quo, Biden Says 

STATE DEPARTMENT — The United States seeks peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait and continues to “oppose unilateral changes in the status quo by either side,” U.S. President Joe Biden told the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday. The remarks were the first in which a sitting U.S. president had explicitly laid out U.S. policy toward China and Taiwan in […]

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President Biden Signs Bill Committing $280BN To High Tech To Compete With China

US President Joe Biden has signed a law committing $ 280 billion to high-tech manufacturing and scientific research amid fears the country is losing its technological edge to China. The investments include tax breaks for companies that build computer chip manufacturing plants in the US. Business groups have long pushed for more government support, citing the need to reduce reliance […]

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Doctor: Biden Likely Has Highly Contagious COVID-19 Strain

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden likely contracted a highly contagious variant of the coronavirus spreading rapidly through the United States and now has body aches and a sore throat since his positive test, according to an update from his doctor on Saturday. The variant, known as BA.5, is an offshoot of the omicron strain that emerged late last […]

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China Heightens Warning To US Over Possible House Speaker Pelosi Visit To Taiwan: FT

China has issued stark private warnings to the Biden administration about a possible trip to Taiwan in August by U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the Financial Times reported Saturday. The report cited six people familiar with the Chinese warnings as saying they were significantly stronger than the threats that Beijing has made in the past when it was […]

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President Biden’s Approval Rating Tanks

According to a latest CNN poll, President Biden’s approval rating is trending downward, which spells doom in political punditry, given the fast-approaching midterm election. According to the findings, members of the public have a negative perspective on the state of the economy, viewing it as the worst since 2011. It also shows the president’s approval rating in the poll stands […]

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Yemenis Divided On Biden’s Visit To Saudi Arabia

Yemen will be on the agenda during the US president’s visit to Jeddah, but Yemeni politicians are not invited. With a country so divided by war, it is perhaps not surprising that the Yemeni reaction to United States President Joe Biden’s trip to Saudi Arabia, an active participant in the war in Yemen, is not monolithic. Biden assumed power in January […]

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Biden Relaunches Infrastructure Initiative

President Biden has taken a page from China’s playbook by relaunching a global infrastructure initiative. Consequently, the U.S. plans to spend $200 billion in public and private financing to boost projects in developing and middle-income countries. The President argued that creating a path for the future by investing in sustainable projects that are “grounded in our shared values,” is the […]

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U.S. Treasury Chief: Biden Considering Gas Tax Holiday, Chinese Tariff Cuts

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Joe Biden is considering declaring a federal gas tax holiday and curbing some tariffs on imported Chinese goods to help Americans cope with the surging cost of consumer goods, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Sunday. “President Biden wants to do anything he possibly can to help consumers,” Yellen told ABC’s “This Week” show. “Gas prices have risen […]

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President Biden Set To Run For Reelection In 2024

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Monday that President Biden is indeed running for reelection in 2024. Fox News’ Peter Doocy posed the question to Jean-Pierre on whether Biden would run, amid concerns expressed about the president’s age, which will be 82 at the start of his second term. Jean-Pierre noted that the President had answered in the affirmative time and again […]