Tag: U.S.

NEWS

U.S. Secretary Of State Antony Blinken Calls Out Russia

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other top diplomats allied voiced strong disapproval of Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s take on the latest development of the ongoing war in Russia. “That President Putin picked this week, as most of the world gathers at the United Nations, to add fuel to the fire that he started shows his utter contempt […]

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U.S. Warns Russia Of ‘Horrific’ Consequences Of Any Nuclear Attack In Ukraine

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the United States had made it clear publicly and privately to Russia to “stop the loose talk about nuclear weapons” in the Ukraine conflict following Russian President Vladimir Putin’s statement that he would use any means to defend Russia. “It’s very important that Moscow hear from us and know from us that the […]

Jamaica

Spirit Airlines Set To Increase Service To Jamaica

U.S.-based Spirit Airlines is increasing service to Jamaica with direct nonstop flights between Connecticut and Montego Bay. The service will begin on December 15 this year and operate four times weekly. Delano Seiveright, the Senior Strategist in the Tourism Ministry, says the new flight will boost the number of gateways to Jamaica.  Support The Readers Bureau Buy A T-Shirt Today […]

BUSINESS

The U.S. Economy Rolls Jobs Strong

The U.S. economy added 315,000 jobs in August, much more than economists anticipated, albeit way below July’s mega numbers, when employment surged by a revised 526,000 positions. The nation’s unemployment rate rose to 3.7 percent as more people entered the labor market looking for work, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. The labor force participation rate ticked up by 0.3 […]

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Iran Blames ‘Procrastinating’ US For Nuclear Deal Delays

Biden administration doesn’t have the resolve to face off JCPOA opponents, an Iranian state media outlet said. Tehran, Iran – Iran has confirmed that it has yet to receive a response from the United States on its latest proposals to restore their 2015 nuclear deal, blaming Washington for its inaction. “What matters so far is procrastination from the American side on […]

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, Face Of US pandemic Response, To Step Down

Joe Biden thanks Fauci, the US president’s chief medical adviser, for his decades of ‘dedicated’ public service. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top infectious disease expert in the United States who emerged as the public face of the country’s COVID-19 pandemic response, has announced that he will step down in December. Fauci said in a statement on Monday that he will leave both […]

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US Moves To Bolster Mobility Of Ukrainian Forces

WASHINGTON — The Ukrainian military’s push to “hollow out” invading Russian forces and retake territory will soon get a boost in the form of a new $775 million security aid package from the United States. The Pentagon on Friday confirmed it was readying the package — the 19th from the U.S. in the past year — complete with more ammunition for […]

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Iran Nuclear Deal ‘Imminent’ With Crippling Sanctions Removed

Sources tell Al Jazeera Arabic an agreement to revive the landmark accord abandoned by the US is soon to be announced. A European proposal to revive the nuclear agreement between Western countries and Iran is imminent and includes the release of billions of dollars in frozen Iranian funds and oil exports in return for the scaling back of its nuclear […]

Jamaica

US Commits US$2 Million For Creation Of Cyber Centre Of Excellence

The United States (US) Government will be providing US$2 million in support of the creation of a Cyber Centre of Excellence in Jamaica, which will benefit the wider region. US Vice President, Kamala Harris, made the announcement during a call with Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, on August 8. A statement issued by the White House said that […]

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U.S. To Conduct ‘Air And Maritime Transits’ In Taiwan Strait

The White House says Washington’s ‘freedom of navigation’ transits will reflect its response to China’s ‘provocative’ military operations in the strait. The United States plans to conduct new “air and maritime transits” in the Taiwan Strait in a step the White House says will reflect its response to China’s military drills in the contested strait amid rising tensions over the […]