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Joe Biden on Monday received the second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine on camera, as part of an effort by the President-elect's incoming administration to reassure the country of the safety of the vaccines.
Donald Trump faced fresh calls Sunday from some members of his own party to resign over the violent incursion into the US Capitol, as the threat builds for a historic second impeachment effort in his final 10 days in the White House.
President Donald Trump expressed regret for a video he shared on Thursday, during which he condemned the riots at the US Capitol and promised a smooth transition of power, according to a report from The New York Times.
However, Twitter said it had deleted the post, saying, “Using another account to try to evade a suspension is against our rules. We have taken steps to enforce this with regard to recent Tweets from the @POTUS account.”
“After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them — specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter — we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence,” Twitter said in a statement Friday morning.
The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Mary Beth Leonard, has condemned the storming of the US Capitol by pro-Trump protesters who claimed the presidential election was rigged.
US President Donald Trump has told advisers on several occasions since Election Day that he is considering giving himself a preemptive pardon and asked what the legal and political ramifications would be if did so, according to a report by the New York Times published Thursday.
President Donald Trump’s deputy national security adviser Matt Pottinger resigned Wednesday afternoon in response to Trump’s reaction to a mob of his supporters breaching the US Capitol.
“I have always said we would continue our fight to ensure that only legal votes were counted. While this represents the end of the greatest first term in presidential history, it’s only the beginning of our fight to Make America Great Again.”
American democracy is “limping on both feet” after the storming of the US Capitol by Donald Trump supporters, a senior Russian lawmaker said Thursday.
The only fatality tied to Wednesday’s unrest was the woman, reportedly a dedicated Donald Trump backer and air force veteran who was among a throng of supporters of the president that invaded the US legislature.
Clean sweep by Democrats allows them to enact big-spending policies likely to benefit the economy, investors say.
As rioters stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday, Facebook removed a video from President Donald Trump responding to the violence. The decision came around an hour after the video was posted on the platform.
President Donald Trump and President-elect Joe Biden released dueling messages about the violent protesters that descended on the US Capitol Wednesday.
US lawmakers decried an attempted “coup” against the US government Wednesday as supporters of President Donald Trump smashed into the US Congress and shut down legislative sessions.
Pro-Trump protesters have stormed the US Capitol building, effectively halting a vote to certify the results of the 2020 election. The Capitol is currently on lockdown, and multiple adjacent buildings have been evacuated.
Military jets flew over US cities on Saturday to salute frontline workers in the country with the highest coronavirus caseload and death toll in the world.
An Ohio man who allegedly told Capitol Police he was proud of a Facebook post suggesting Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “should be shot” was arrested at his Toledo residence Thursday.
U.S. lawmakers on Monday reached a tentative deal to try to avert another partial government shutdown on Saturday, but congressional aides said it did not contain the $5.7 billion President Donald Trump wants for a border wall.
US President Donald Trump has cancelled his delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week due to the partial US government shutdown.
The Federal Government says it will encourage private investment in the livestock sector to curb banditry, cattle rustling and farmers-herdsmen clashes.
Super Eagles forward Peter Olayinka has revealed that he won’t be too quick to condemn his Slavia Prague teammate, Ondrej Kudela, over his alleged racial comments.
Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, wife of the late Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, has released the official funeral arrangements for the deceased.
The Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr Monday Kuryas has ordered his men to refund the sum of N500000 they extorted from a victim and vowed to prosecute those involved.
The Special Adviser to the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Inter-party affairs, Hon. Jonathan Chukwuma, has condemned the attack on Enugu police divisionby unknown gunmen.
Mohamed Salah is reportedly becoming increasingly concerned by Liverpool’s attitude towards a potential new contract at the club.
The United Arab Emirates’ envoy to Washington confirmed the Gulf state is mediating between India and Pakistan to help the nuclear-armed rivals reach a “healthy and functional” relationship
No one can offer guarantees about Afghanistan’s future after U.S. troops leave, a top White House official said on Sunday, even as he stressed the United States would stay focused on terrorist threats emanating from the country.
The 17th Mercantile Court of Madrid has this Tuesday adopted precautionary measures against any body who will look to prevent the launch of the Super League according to Mundo Deportivo. The court has taken this decision to prohibit FIFA, UEFA and each of the three leagues involved in the controversial project from adopting any measure that prohibits, restricts, limits or conditions, in any way, the start-up of the Super League.
China will announce the name of its first Mars rover on the Space Day of China, which falls on April 24, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA).