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5 key takeaways from US President Biden’s news conference

Continuing efforts to combat COVID-19 in the United States dominated Joe Biden’s news conference at the White House on Wednesday,…

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Biden hails ‘enormous progress’ during first year in office

Facing slumping approval ratings on eve of presidency’s one-year mark, Joe Biden vows to tackle COVID, rising prices. US President…

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Oil hits fresh 7-year peak as demand proves resilient to Omicron

West Texas Intermediate crude for February delivery, which expires Thursday, rose $1.53 to settle at $86.96 a barrel in New…

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US and Russia dig in over Ukraine crisis as Blinken visits Kyiv

The United States and Russia have dug in their heels over Russia’s military buildup on Ukraine’s border with no sign…

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Biden nominates first US Muslim woman to federal court bench

Muslim group hails ‘historic nomination’ of Nusrat Jahan Choudhury, a Bangladeshi-American civil rights lawyer. US President Joe Biden has nominated…

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Pfizer CEO awarded $1M Genesis Prize for developing COVID vaccine

Albert Bourla is recognised for being at the forefront of fighting the coronavirus pandemic and developing a vaccine in record…

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University of Michigan agrees to $490m sexual abuse settlement

US university says 1,050 people who say they were sexually abuses by a former sports doctor will share the settlement.…

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Foreign investors eye takeover of two Brazilian football clubs

Investment firms 777 Partners LLC and DaGrosa Capital Partners are each in talks to buy historic Brazilian soccer clubs, according…

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International airlines suspend some flights to US over 5G

Major international airlines cancelled flights heading to the United States or changed the planes they’re using Wednesday, the latest complication…

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NY attorney general wants Trump to testify in fraud case

New York state’s attorney general has accused former President Donald Trump’s family business of repeatedly misrepresenting the value of its…

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