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Washington

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 "memories of Black lives lost"

04 Jun 2020 2:38 PM

Hydroxychloroquine can't prevent COVID-19, says new study

Hydroxychloroquine and a similar drug, chloroquine, have been the subject of much debate since Trump started promoting them in March

04 Jun 2020 11:02 AM

US job losses in May could raise 3-month total to 30 million

Since mid-March, more than 40 million Americans have applied for unemployment benefits

04 Jun 2020 10:10 AM

US protesters return to streets defying curfew after Trump calls them 'lowlifes'

After ‘thugs’, Trump refers to protestors as ‘lowlifes and losers’

03 Jun 2020 9:22 AM

Three Indian companies get licence to manufacture NASA's coronavirus ventilators

Apart from Indian firms, 18 other companies, including 8 American and 3 Brazilian are selected to manufacture critical breathing devices

30 May 2020 2:33 PM

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US coronavirus deaths top 100,000 as country reopens

In three months, more Americans have died from Covid than the Korean War, Vietnam War and the US conflict in Iraq from 2003-2011 combined

28 May 2020 8:20 AM

Trump offers to mediate 'raging' India-China border dispute

The US president had also once offered to “help” in the disputed region of Kashmir, triggering a political storm in India

27 May 2020 7:08 PM

Trump threatens to 'close down' social media platforms

The spat began when Twitter labelled two of the US president's tweets as "unsubstantiated" and accused him of making false claims

27 May 2020 6:50 PM

Twitter adds fact-check warnings to Trump tweets

In a statement, Twitter said Trump’s vote-by-mail tweets “contain potentially misleading information about voting processes "

27 May 2020 8:57 AM

Lawsuits demanding better virus protection measures flood US courts

The first wave of lawsuits has come from prisons and immigration centres, demanding parole for prisoners citing poor sanitation

24 May 2020 8:48 AM

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Covid19 pandemic may cause long-term health problems: Study

Another key exposure in the study was fear for one's own safety, and the safety of others

21 May 2020 5:38 PM

World Bank estimates 60 million people may fall into extreme poverty due to covid19

The World Bank announced emergency operations worth USD 160 billion in 100 developing countries to fight the deadly virus

20 May 2020 1:33 PM

WHO a puppet of China, says Donald Trump

Trump threatened to permanently freeze US funding to the WHO unless "substantive improvements" were made within the next 30 days

19 May 2020 12:41 PM

Despite FDA warning, Trump says he is taking hydroxychloroquine

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning about its use

19 May 2020 10:15 AM

Obama was 'grossly incompetent president': Trump

Trump's reaction came after Obama on Saturday criticised the US authorities' response to the coronavirus outbreak

18 May 2020 9:04 AM

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Hundreds demand justice for Arbery at Georgia rally

Protesters demand the removal of two district attorneys accused of dragging their feet in arresting the suspects

17 May 2020 2:08 PM

Just don't want to talk to Xi Jinping right now: Trump

The US’s criticism on how Chinese leadership handled the coronavirus outbreak has led to a spat between both the countries

16 May 2020 12:51 PM

In US, pandemic planning becomes political weapon

Trump has repeatedly said that the blame for inadequate supplies and machines to cope with an outbreak lay with his predecessor Barack Obama

16 May 2020 11:56 AM

Trump administration to restore partial funding to WHO

US will “agree to pay up to what China pays in assessed contributions” to the WHO, as said in the letter

16 May 2020 10:16 AM

China calls on US to pay its debts to the United Nations

US, meant to pay 27.89% of the peacekeeping budget in UN, cut it to 25% in 2017 and now runs up an annual shortfall of USD 200 million

16 May 2020 9:35 AM

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