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Washington

US signs $1.5 billion COVID-19 vaccine deal with Moderna for 100 million doses

Moderna’s price per dose comes to around $30.50 per person for a two dose regimen

12 Aug 2020 8:51 AM

Shooting near White House, Trump escorted amid briefing

The incident happened soon after Trump started speaking inside the James Brady press briefing room of the White House

11 Aug 2020 9:48 AM

Big Tech including Apple, Facebook reports mixed earnings amid pandemic

Apple delivered surprisingly strong numbers with both its revenue and profit rising, defying analysts' lowered expectations

31 Jul 2020 9:37 AM

US expected to report record-breaking economic fall

A huge plunge in consumer spending sent the economy sinking at a roughly 32 per cent annual rate in the April-June quarter

30 Jul 2020 4:07 PM

Trump's national security adviser tests positive for coronavirus

Announcing the infection, the White House said in a statement there was no risk of exposure to Trump or Vice President Mike Pence

28 Jul 2020 1:20 PM

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If elected, Joe Biden would help India get seat on UNSC: Ex-US diplomat Richard Verma

The 77-year-old former US vice president is set to be formally nominated by the Democratic Party in August

19 Jul 2020 1:10 PM

Twitter disables Trump's tweet over copyright violation

The video disappeared from Trump’s Twitter feed with notification: “This media has been disabled in response to a report by copyright owner”

19 Jul 2020 11:42 AM

Not out of the woods yet: IMF chief warns second wave of virus could disrupt economies

Activity has started to gradually strengthen, but we are not out of the woods yet, Georgieva said in a message to G20 finance ministers

16 Jul 2020 10:46 AM

India, US to initiate clinical trials for Ayurvedic formulations against COVID-19

According to the ambassador, there are at least three ongoing collaborations between Indian vaccine companies with US-based institutions

09 Jul 2020 9:58 AM

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $2.1 billion over cancer-causing talc powder

Johnson & Johnson faced thousands of lawsuits across US alleging it failed to warn consumers of the risk of cancer from its talc products

25 Jun 2020 1:15 PM

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Trump threat to 'decouple' US and China hits trade, investment reality

The damage-control efforts by the Trump administration come after Trump said last week that “a complete decoupling from China” was an option

24 Jun 2020 12:13 PM

"Disappointed" says Google CEO Sundar Pichai on H1-B visa ban

Pichai said he would stand with immigrants and work to expand opportunity for all

23 Jun 2020 1:23 PM

Trump blocks H1B visa, business groups say decision will hurt US recovery

The visa suspension, will open up 525,000 jobs for US workers, a senior administration official said

23 Jun 2020 10:54 AM

Trump threatens to cut China ties after high-level talks

Trump made rebalancing US trade deficit with China top priority, but relations worsened as his campaign for re-election in November heats up

19 Jun 2020 9:42 AM

US jobless claims remain high, second wave of layoffs blamed

From manufacturing, retail, information technology and oil and gas production, companies have announced job cuts

18 Jun 2020 10:53 AM

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Defacement of Mahatma Gandhi's statue a 'disgrace', says Trump

The statue near the Indian Embassy was vandalised prompting Indian embassy to register a complaint with local law enforcement agencies

09 Jun 2020 3:49 PM

World Bank says global economy to shrink 5.2%, worst recession since WWI

Per capita incomes are expected to decline by 3.6 per cent, which will tip millions of people into extreme poverty this year

09 Jun 2020 11:06 AM

Kansas school cancels Ivanka Trump's speech over faculty protest

The virtual commencement speech was called off due to criticism over president Trump’s response to protests over the death of George Floyd

06 Jun 2020 2:43 PM

US unemployment rate seen near 20% in May as layoffs remain high

Consumer confidence, manufacturing and services industries are also stabilizing, though at low levels, hopeful signs that the worst was over

05 Jun 2020 12:03 PM

Google CEO Sundar Pichai pledges USD 37 million to fight racism

Pichai also urged his employees to stand together in silence for 8 minutes and 46 seconds to honour

04 Jun 2020 2:38 PM

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