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Former Taiwan Leader Ma Ying-jeou Will Visit China

TAIPEI, TAIWAN — Former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou will visit China next week, in what a spokesman called a bid to ease tensions between the self-ruled island and the mainland. Ma presided over a period of warm ties with Beijing, but left office under a cloud after a trade deal with the mainland failed to win approval amid the island’s largest […]


President Biden COVID-19 Positive Again

President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 again on the weekend, three days after a negative test allowed him to resume work as usual from the Oval Office. The presidential physician, Dr. Kevin O’Connor, wrote in a memo that the antigen test represents a “rebound” case of the coronavirus. He attributed it to the Paxlovid treatment Biden was prescribed; the […]


The U.S. Economy In A Mirage

The U.S. economy showed signs of weakness, experiencing a second straight quarterly decline from April to June, dropping at an annual pace of nine-tenths of a percentage point and pushing the world’s biggest economy into a recession by one common measurement. The Commerce Department reported the decline in the gross domestic product – the broadest gauge of the American economy […]


President Joe Biden Bullish On Economy

“Coming off of last year’s historic economic growth – and regaining all the private sector jobs lost during the pandemic crisis – it’s no surprise that the economy is slowing down as the Federal Reserve acts to bring down inflation,” said President Biden. He noted, however, that the economy faces global challenges, but “we are on the right path,” and […]


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 […]


President Joe Biden Signed An Executive Order Aimed At Protecting Abortion Rights

President Joe Biden signed an executive order Friday aimed at protecting abortion rights in response to the landmark decision by the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade. “I’m asking the Justice Department, that much like they did in the civil rights era, to do something, to do everything in their power to protect these women seeking to invoke their rights,” […]


Ex-Iran President’s Daughter Charged With Propaganda, Blasphemy

TEHRAN — The daughter of Iran’s former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was charged with carrying out propaganda activity against the country and blasphemy in social media comments, the judiciary said Sunday. “The indictment… has been issued and referred to the court on the charges of propaganda activity against the system of the Islamic Republic of Iran and blasphemy,” Tehran’s chief […]


Biden To Award Medal Of Freedom To Biles, McCain, Giffords

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will present the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to 17 people, including actor Denzel Washington, gymnast Simone Biles and the late John McCain, the Arizona Republican with whom Biden served in the U.S. Senate. Biden will also recognize Sandra Lindsay, the New York City nurse who rolled up her sleeve on live […]


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 […]


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 […]