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U.S. plans to boost penalty on export violations - report

U.S. plans to boost penalty on export violations - report

The U.S. plans to increase the penalties for companies violating rules that limit export of products that threaten national security, an effort recently focused on countries including Russia and China, according to a top Biden administration …

U.S. Air Force successfully tests hypersonic missile

U.S. Air Force successfully tests hypersonic missile

The U.S. Air Force carried out a successful test of its troubled hypersonic missile over the weekend, one month after announcing the program had suffered delays because of "recent flight test anomalies." The …

Biden’s approval rating hits all-time low

Biden’s approval rating hits all-time low

U.S. President Joe Biden’s approval rating has fallen to 39%, the lowest figure since he took the office, according to a poll conducted by NBC News. 56% of respondents said they are not satisfied with the policies of the …

Blinken holds talks with French Foreign Minister

Blinken holds talks with French Foreign Minister

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Paris-Saclay, France, ahead of the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council ministerial dinner. According to U.S. State Department …

NATO to engage in comprehensive deterrence of Russia

NATO to engage in comprehensive deterrence of Russia

NATO's new strategic concept will include the provision on the need to deter "any aggression" from Russia, U.S. State Secretary Antony Blinken said. "At the heart of NATO and at the heart of the Strategic Concept …

Anti-Russian sanctions caused difficulties in work of NASA

Anti-Russian sanctions caused difficulties in work of NASA

NASA astronauts, who were in close contact with Russian partners, began to experience difficulties after the imposition of anti-Russian sanctions, Spacenews writes. "The geopolitical sanctions that have been imposed on Russia and …

Biden calls Harris US President

Biden calls Harris US President

US leader Joe Biden misspoke again, calling US Vice President Kamala Harris president. Biden took part in the US-ASEAN summit, which was held in Washington on May 12-13. ASEAN members are Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, …

Elon Musk says Twitter deal 'temporarily' on hold

Elon Musk says Twitter deal 'temporarily' on hold

SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk announced on Friday that the deal to buy Twitter has been "temporarily" put on hold pending the results of an investigation determining the number of fake accounts on the platform. …

Qatar says supports nuclear deal with Iran

Qatar says supports nuclear deal with Iran

Qatar’s Foreign Minister said that his country would support a nuclear deal that is fair for all parties, because it would have a positive implication for the region. Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani who is in Tehran …

Biden reveals number of Covid-19 deaths in U.S.

Biden reveals number of Covid-19 deaths in U.S.

Americans must not "grow numb" to the sorrow of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. President Joe Biden said Thursday, as he marked 1 million Covid-19 deaths in the United States. Biden urged the country to remain …

Ilham Aliyev and Blinken discuss peace talks with Yerevan

Ilham Aliyev and Blinken discuss peace talks with Yerevan

Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev and U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed positive developments toward peace in the South Caucasus region on Wednesday. "I spoke with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev today …

Gas price surge to new highs in U.S.

Gas price surge to new highs in U.S.

For the third day in a row prices for regular unleaded gas and diesel fuel have reached new records in Massachusetts, The United States. Regular unleaded is now averaging $4.45 a gallon as of Wednesday. That’s a $1.58 higher than …

Bill Gates tests positive for COVID-19

Bill Gates tests positive for COVID-19

Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, announced Tuesday that he has tested positive for COVID-19.  "I'm experiencing mild symptoms and am following the experts' advice by isolating until …

US House approves $40-billion Ukraine aid package

US House approves $40-billion Ukraine aid package

U.S. House of Representatives approved the bill on allocation of addition $40 billion of aid to Ukraine Tuesday, according to a livestream on the House website. The bill gained the required majority of votes and will be forwarded to the …