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Fauci predicts ‘a bit more pain & suffering’ for unvaccinated
White House health advisor is ‘confident’ there are only weeks until Omicron hits its peak
U.S. House bill on China competitiveness, chip investment, coming soon - Pelosi
The U.S. House of Representatives will soon introduce a bill to increase U.S. competitiveness with China and boost federal spending on semiconductors, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday as the Biden administration seeks to boost domesti...
Will oil reach $100 a barrel? And how will it affect you?
Oil is a red-hot commodity right now, and a slew of factors are converging that could send prices even higher.
Of all the promises Biden has broken, this one is the most painful
President Joe Biden was elected on promises to unite the country, but he’s now seen as only further dividing a polarized nation
Mobile firms agree another 5G delay at US airports
US mobile networks AT&T and Verizon have agreed to postpone the rollout of their new 5G service at some airports.
Analysis: China is still the ultimate prize that Western banks can't resist
For many companies, doing business in China is getting trickier by the day. But Western banks and asset managers are more than willing to up their bets on the world's second biggest economy, convinced that the opportunities remain too go...
Triple-vaxxed top US general gets Covid-19
The Joint Chiefs chairman is double-vaccinated and boosted, the Pentagon said
‘I have no intention of getting infected’: understanding Omicron’s severity
Experts on whether getting Covid is inevitable and why, despite claims of ‘mildness’, the variant is highly dangerous
Texas synagogue hostage-taker was British
A man who took four hostages at a synagogue in a suburb of Dallas, Texas, has been identified by the FBI as British citizen Malik Faisal Akram, 44.
Biden turning US into ‘large-scale version of Venezuela,’ Trump claims
The former president unloaded on Joe Biden at a packed rally in Arizona
Investors riding the NFT craze are facing billions in taxes
The NFT market has ballooned to $44bn, Chainalysis data shows, and rules about taxing the tokens are not clear.
Russia busts REvil hacker ring after tip off from US
The ransomware group has been accused of extorting money from abroad
Biden admin tells state to mask up kids or forfeit Covid relief
Government tells Arizona to lift ban on masks in schools or lose billions in federal Covid aid
Russia takes down high-profile hackers
REvil group that hit US software firm last year taken down at Washington's request
U.S. consumer prices post biggest rise in nearly 40 years; inflation close to peaking
U.S. consumer prices increased solidly in December as rental accommodation and used cars maintained their strong gains, culminating in the largest annual rise in inflation in nearly four decades, which bolstered expectations that the Fed...
Facebook judge rejects argument for FTC chair's recusal: 'Courts must tread carefully'
Deference to the president’s power to pick the heads of federal agencies won out over potential concerns about the appearance of impartiality in a ruling on Tuesday in the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust case against Facebook Inc.
American Airlines Pilot in Hot Water Over ‘Let’s Go Brandon’ Luggage Sticker
An American Airlines pilot is reportedly facing an internal investigation after a passenger spotted a “Let’s Go Brandon” sticker that was slapped onto their flight luggage.
Top US central banker resigns amid trading scandal
The Fed vice chair is departing after media reports insinuated insider trading just before the Covid-19 pandemic was declared
US judge dismisses Facebook’s request to throw out monopoly case
Facebook must face the government’s monopoly lawsuit alleging that the company abused its dominance, a judge ruled.
US officials tell media iPhone ban possible for Russia. But this will punish US spying agencies more.
Washington could cut off export of smartphones, TVs, and avionics to Moscow
US Calls For End To Kazakhstan Shoot-To-Kill Order After Over 160 Died
"That is something that I absolutely reject. The shoot-to-kill order, to the extent it exists, is wrong and should be rescinded," US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.
YouTube takes down music video critical of Joe Biden
An increasingly popular music video that used images of Taliban violence and slammed President Biden over the withdrawal from Afghanistan was taken down by YouTube.
US Supreme Court Appears Split Over Covid Vaccine Mandates
Unvaccinated employees would have to present weekly negative tests and wear face masks at work.
US Supreme Court Justice fact-checked after Covid-19 children claims
She’s also made headlines over an image of a gathering of Democrat lawmakers that was misidentified
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