The House of Representatives voted early Saturday morning to approve President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package, a major step toward enacting the first legislative priority of the new administration as the devastating fallout from the spread of Covid-19 has left Americans in dire need of further relief.
Chuck Hagel, former Republican senator and defense secretary under former President Barack Obama, talks to CNN’s Jim Acosta about former President Donald’s Trump’s scrutiny of President Joe Biden’s timeline for withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan.
National security adviser Jake Sullivan tells CNN’s Dana Bash that President Biden believes the United States accomplished its goal of degrading Al Qaeda and that the time is right to leave Afghanistan.
Nepal and India have agreed to carry out a joint study on construction activities underway in and around the Mahakali River in Darchula district, Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali announced on Monday. Responding to the questions raised by lawmakers in Parliament, Minister Gyawali informed the meeting that both nations have formed a team to conduct the study and it will be deployed at the site on April 12. As per Gyawali, the Government of Nepal earlier also had sent a team led by the Chief Survey Officer of Darchula district to make a field study of the security wall being constructed by India on its side of Mahakali River on January 6 amid reports of encroachment. Gyawali informed the meeting that border experts from both countries are making the field study as per recommendations made by the team that it would be appropriate to find the exact measurement of the wall with the help of survey officials of both the countries and raise this issue with relevant Indian authorities. Addressing the meeting of the House of Representatives, lawmaker Badu claimed that around 25 hectares of Nepali land had turned into the riverbank on the Indian side of the border.
“The widening Matt Gaetz scandal is proving John Boehner right,” Brian Stelter says, quoting from the former House speaker’s new book. Boehner “saw the danger in lifting up right-wing MAGA media stars as the faces and the futures of the party.” Stelter also notes that Fox News had propped up Gaetz but has barely covered the recent allegations.
Hitting back at senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh for his critique of the government's COVID-19 management, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday alleged the second wave of the pandemic was instead fuelled by Congress ruled states as they were busy raising doubts about vaccines rather than vaccinating people. Responding to Singh's letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vardhan also said that the letter drafters of the senior Congress leader have done a great disservice to his standing. Tweeting the letter to Singh, the health minister said, "History shall be kinder to you Dr Manmohan Singh ji if your offer of 'constructive cooperation' and valuable advice was followed by your @INCIndia leaders as well in such extraordinary times !" Singh on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Modi suggesting five measures to battle the COVID-19 crisis, including ramping up vaccination and boosting supply of medicines. Watch the full video for more details.
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Sir Keir Starmer was confronted by an angry landlord who demanded the Labour leader "get out of his pub".
The landlord told Mr Starmer he had "failed him" as a long-time Labour voter after failing to hold the government to account over its handling of the Covid pandemic, Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
When tragedy struck across the country in Georgia, Tam Nguyen helped fellow members of his Southern California Vietnamese-American community start defense courses and assert themselves in the face of racism. Gloria Tso reports.
Jonathan Greenblatt, CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, says Fox host Tucker Carlson is taking white supremacist talking points and using a “primetime platform to mainstream them for millions of Americans.” He asks, “Where are the Murdochs? Where is the rest of the board at Fox? Again, where are the shareholders, the institutional investors?”
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited San Francisco's Chinatown Wednesday to tout the healthcare benefits of the Biden administration's $1.9 trillion rescue plan and offered remarks on the recent spike in..