Tag: U.S.

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Biden Congratulates New Israeli Government

Following the ousting of the longest serving Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu and the installation of a new government led by Naftali Bennett, the U.S. President Joe Biden has offered congratulations to new Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Alternate Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, and all the members of the new Israeli cabinet. Mr. Biden said, “On behalf […]

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U.S. Inflation Continues Upward Trend

The U.S. inflation continued to climb in May as prices for used cars and energy increased. Consumer prices jumped five percent in the 12 months to the end of May, up from 4.2% percent the month before. The recent figures from the U.S. Labor Department show the biggest year-on-year increase since August 2008. Many financial analysts have expressed the view […]

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U.S. Vice President Harris Says — “You Will Be Turned Back”

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on her recent trip to Guatemala has warned Guatemalans not to try to enter the United States illegally. Ms. Harris was making her first trip outside the country since becoming Vice President. She warned locals that making the trip to the U.S. border is not only dangerous but is also futile as they would be […]

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Guatemala’s President Giammatte Sees U.S. Partner Relationship As Key

The President of Guatemala Alejandro Giammattei, in a meeting with U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris, noted that both countries can work as partners toward a common goal of controlling narcotraffic, immigration, fight against corruption, and build prosperity walls, among others. For her part, Vice President Harris said, “We are neighbors.  And the position of the United States is that we […]

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Dr. Anthony Fauci “Not Convinced” COVID-19 Developed Naturally

Anthony Fauci, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director and President Biden’s chief medical adviser, has expressed doubt about the origin of the coronavirus disease and supports the call for further investigation. When pressed on the matter recently by a reporter, Fauci opines that he is “not convinced” it developed naturally. “I am not convinced about that. I […]

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COVID—19 Break Through Cases

According to recent reports, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new information on COVID cases in the U.S. involving people who were fully vaccinated. The CDC noted that there have been 1,949 so-called “breakthrough” cases involving patients who were hospitalized or who died. In all, 18% were fatal and 79% of the cases occurred in people […]

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Russian President Vows To “Knock Out Teeth”

According to a recent press report, Russian President Vladimir Putin has vowed to “knock out the teeth” of any power that attempts to take a portion of his country’s territory. “Everyone wants to ‘bite’ us somewhere or ‘bite off’ something of ours, but those that would do this should know that we will knock out the teeth of all of […]

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A Divided Congress On Israel Vs. Hamas

Since the eruption of the latest fight between Israel and Hamas and the death of over 200 people with most on the Palestinian side along with massive destruction of properties, world leaders have been appealing for a cease-fire. Meanwhile, in the U.S. there has been a divided a call on the opposite side of aisle in Congress. Senate Minority Leader […]

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WHO Appeals For COVID-19 Vaccine Help To Low-Income Countries

The World Health Organization (WHO) chief has urged countries considering vaccinating children and adolescents to instead give their doses to the COVAX initiative aimed at equitable access to jabs. “I understand why some countries want to vaccinate their children and adolescents. But right now, I urge them to reconsider and to instead donate vaccines to COVAX,” said WHO Director-General Tedros […]

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CDC Flies The Gate For Fully Vaccinated People

After over one year of the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 do not need to wear masks or practice social distancing indoors or outdoors. The announcement comes against the backdrop of total U.S. coronavirus deaths of 584,487 and 32.9 million cases. […]