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Oct 30 2021
The Biden administration is considering $450,000 payments to families separated at the border under Trump
The Biden administration is considering compensating immigrant families that were separated at the US border during the Trump administration, with payments of $450,000 per person, according to The Wall Street Journal.
According to the report, several agencies, including the Departments of Justice, Homeland Security, and Health and Human Services have been parties to the settlementInsider
Jan 02 2020
BOSTON – Harvard University graduate student workers ended their campuswide strike after 29 days on the picket line, returning to work Wednesday even though union leaders and the university have not reached an agreement.
Without a new contract, the impact of the strike is unclear. Still, a union representing the school's graduate student employees hailed the strike as a victory,USA TODAY
Nov 10 2018
Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron have both said Europe should pay more of its defence costs, a day after the US president attacked the idea of a European army.BBC News
Nov 20 2019
The diplomat at the center of the impeachment inquiry looped in the secretary of state at key moments as American officials pushed for investigations sought by President Trump.
Gordon D. Sondland, the diplomat at the center of the House impeachment inquiry, kept Secretary of State Mike Pompeo apprised of key developments in the campaign to pressure Ukraine’s leader into publicNew York Times (News)
Nov 20 2019
U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland provided testimony to Congress Wednesday affirming a quid pro quo for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to win a meeting and phone call with President Trump.
But Sondland, a pivotal witness in the House impeachment investigation, maintained he did not have direct evidence those conditions were directly tied to critical securityWashington Examiner
Sep 17 2019
Democrat Joe Biden kicked off his 2020 presidential campaign in April at a Teamsters union hall in Pittsburgh, the one-time U.S. steel capital, a well-choreographed show intended to prove that blue-collar voters were central to his effort to win the White House.
“I make no apologies. I am a union man,” he declared.
But in Philadelphia, where Biden on Tuesday will be among a halfReuters
Jul 26 2021
NIAID director Anthony Fauci told CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday that health officials are considering revising masking guidelines for vaccinated Americans.
Why it matters: Fauci said that the United States is "going in the wrong direction" as cases surge across the country, driven by the more contagious Delta variant.
"If you look at the inflection of the curve of new casesAxios
Aug 10 2021
As a long-time observer of American radio, TV and newspapers, I am appalled by claims some people are placing on Facebook that we no longer have a free press. These claims, freely transmitted over the internet, would seem to contradict themselves.
One wonders if these people have any understanding of what life was like in a country that really did not have a free press: the Soviet UnionNewsmax - Opinion
Feb 21 2019
As the deadline approaches for the withdrawal of U.S. forces fighting the Islamic State in Syria, America’s closest European allies have turned down a Trump administration request to fill the gap with their own troops, according to U.S. and foreign officials.Washington Post
Sep 27 2020
The United States has told the Iraqi government and its diplomatic partners that it’s planning a full withdrawal from its sprawling embassy in Baghdad unless Iraq reins in attacks on personnel linked to the American presence there, U.S. and other Western officials said Sunday.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi of the decision Saturday nightWashington Post