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Kamala Harris becomes first woman to be US President (briefly) | Oneindia News

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Kamala Harris becomes first woman to be US President (briefly) | Oneindia News

Kamala Harris becomes first woman to be US President (briefly) | Oneindia News

Kamala Harris has become the first woman ever to become the US President, if only for a brief time.

US President Joe Biden briefly transferred power to Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday to undergo a routine colonoscopy.

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Biden Orders Federal Flags To Be Flown at Half Staff as US COVID Deaths Approach 1 Million [Video]

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Biden Orders Federal Flags, To Be Flown at Half Staff , as US COVID Deaths Approach 1 Million. President Joe Biden released a statement on May 12 concerning the U.S. COVID death toll. Today, we mark a tragic milestone: one million American lives lost to COVID-19, President Joe Biden, via statement, as reported by 'The New York Times'. Each an irreplaceable loss. Each leaving behind a family, a community, and a nation forever changed because of this pandemic, President Joe Biden, via statement, as reported by 'The New York Times'. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), . the number of people who have died in the U.S. due to COVID was more than 995,000 on May 11. In memory of the one million American lives lost to COVID-19 and their loved ones left behind, I hereby order [...] , President Joe Biden, via statement, as reported by 'The New York Times'. ... that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff [...] throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset May 16, 2022, President Joe Biden, via statement, as reported by 'The New York Times'. Biden's statement was released on the day that he and Vice President Kamala Harris are set to convene the second COVID summit. The summit is a meeting of world leaders that seeks to reignite the global response to COVID. The Biden administration has requested an additional $22.5 billion in aid to continue the fight against COVID. We must remain vigilant against this pandemic and do everything we can to save as many lives as possible, as we have with more testing, vaccines and treatments than ever before, President Joe Biden, via statement, as reported by 'The New York Times'. It’s critical that Congress sustain these resources in the coming months, President Joe Biden, via statement, as reported by 'The New York Times'. COVID deaths are reportedly on the rise again in the U.S. . COVID is currently the third leading cause of death in the U.S

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US Vice-President Kamala Harris tested positive for Covid-19 |Oneindia News [Video]

US Vice-President Kamala Harris tested positive for Covid-19 |Oneindia News

The vice-president of the United States of America, Kamala Harris tested positive for Covid-19 according to a statement by the White House. #KamalaHarris #USA #Covid-19

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VP Kamala Harris Tests Positive for COVID [Video]

VP Kamala Harris Tests Positive for COVID

VP Kamala Harris , Tests Positive for COVID. On April 26, the vice president's office announced Harris has tested positive for COVID-19. Press secretary Kirsten Allen said Harris “will isolate and continue to work from the vice president’s residence.”. Allen also said that "due to their respective recent travel schedules," Harris hasn't been in close contact with the president or first lady. CNBC reports that the vice president is the highest-ranking Biden administration official to have contracted COVID. The president, despite coming into contact with those who later tested positive, has not yet caught COVID. Both the president and vice president are vaccinated and fully boosted. Although she tested positive on both rapid and PCR tests, Harris is not exhibiting any symptoms. Also on April 26, Democratic senators Chris Murphy and Ron Wyden both announced they had positive COVID tests. Also on April 26, Democratic senators Chris Murphy and Ron Wyden both announced they had positive COVID tests. CNBC reports that the positive test results may impede Democrats from having enough votes to confirm nominees this week.

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Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed to Supreme Court by Senate [Video]

Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed to Supreme Court by Senate

Ketanji Brown Jackson , Confirmed to Supreme Court by Senate. NBC News reports the U.S. Senate has officially confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. NBC News reports the U.S. Senate has officially confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. Jackson is the first Black woman to be elevated to the country's highest court. Jackson is the first Black woman to be elevated to the country's highest court. The final vote was 53 to 47 as Democrats unanimously rallied behind Jackson. Republican Senators Mitt Romney, Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins also supported Jackson's confirmation. Republican Senators Mitt Romney, Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins also supported Jackson's confirmation. Republican Senators Mitt Romney, Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins also supported Jackson's confirmation. Vice President Kamala Harris presided over the vote as Jackson and President Biden reportedly watched from the White House. Vice President Kamala Harris presided over the vote as Jackson and President Biden reportedly watched from the White House. This is a wonderful day, a joyous day, an inspiring day for the Senate, for the Supreme Court and for the United States of America. , Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, via NBC News. This is a wonderful day, a joyous day, an inspiring day for the Senate, for the Supreme Court and for the United States of America. , Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, via NBC News. This is one of the great moments of American history. , Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, via NBC News. Jackson faced scrutiny from Republicans, most notably Mitch McConnell, who criticized her refusal to denounce "the insane concept of court-packing.". Last year, Murkowski and Collins helped confirm Jackson to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit while Romney voted "no.". Romney says after a long meeting with Jackson, his concerns were alleviated, and he found her ideals to be "within the mainstream.". She’s also a highly qualified, intelligent, capable person... , Republican Senator Mitt Romney, via NBC News. ... and I wish her the very best. , Republican Senator Mitt Romney, via NBC News

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Nancy Pelosi Tests Positive for COVID-19, Not Showing Symptoms [Video]

Nancy Pelosi Tests Positive for COVID-19, Not Showing Symptoms

Nancy Pelosi Tests , Positive for COVID-19, , Not Showing Symptoms. CNBC reports Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has officially tested positive for COVID-19. After testing negative this week, Speaker Pelosi received a positive test result for COVID-19 and is currently asymptomatic. , Drew Hammill, deputy chief of staff, via Twitter. Pelosi's diagnosis comes as several other high-level government officials tested positive for COVID after attending Washington's Gridiron Club and Foundation Dinner on April 2. According to CNBC, Pelosi wasn't in attendance, but more than a dozen of D.C.'s elite who were there have tested positive. According to CNBC, Pelosi wasn't in attendance, but more than a dozen of D.C.'s elite who were there have tested positive. Pelosi's positive test comes merely a day after she stood next to President Joe Biden at a bill signing at the White House. At 82 years old, Pelosi is second in the order of presidential succession after Vice President Kamala Harris. At 82 years old, Pelosi is second in the order of presidential succession after Vice President Kamala Harris. The Speaker is fully vaccinated and boosted... , Drew Hammill, deputy chief of staff, via Twitter. ... and is thankful for the robust protection the vaccine has provided. , Drew Hammill, deputy chief of staff, via Twitter. The Speaker will quarantine consistent with CDC guidance... , Drew Hammill, deputy chief of staff, via Twitter. ... and encourages everyone to get vaccinated, boosted and test regularly. , Drew Hammill, deputy chief of staff, via Twitter. ... and encourages everyone to get vaccinated, boosted and test regularly. , Drew Hammill, deputy chief of staff, via Twitter

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Joe Biden Joe Biden 46th president of the United States since 2021

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President Biden Urges Major Cities To Take Action As Violent Crimes Continue To Rise

President Biden Urges , Major Cities to Take Action , as Violent Crimes Continue to Rise. President Biden Urges , Major Cities to Take Action , as Violent Crimes Continue to Rise. Fox News reports that violent crimes have risen in major cities across the United States in 2022. The increase follows a spike in murders that began in 2020 and carried over into 2021. FBI data shows that murders increased by almost 30% in 2020. In January, the Council on Criminal Justice released data showing another 5% increase in murders in 2021. . Crime data from major cities including Chicago, Los Angeles and New York City found that violent crime was up between 5% and 40% compared to the same time in 2021. Crime data from major cities including Chicago, Los Angeles and New York City found that violent crime was up between 5% and 40% compared to the same time in 2021. Violent crimes include rape, sexual assault, robbery, assault and murder. . Violent crimes in New York City shot up an alarming 40.6% compared to 2021. Chicago has recorded 17,597 violent crimes since the beginning of 2022, a 35% increase from the same time in 2021. On May 13, President Joe Biden called on local leaders to utilize funds from the American Rescue Plan to bolster police departments. On May 13, President Joe Biden called on local leaders to utilize funds from the American Rescue Plan to bolster police departments. Use these funds we made available to you to prioritize public safety. Do it quickly, before the summer, when crime rates typically surge, Joe Biden, President of the United States, via Fox News. Taking action today is going to save lives tomorrow. So, use the money. Hire the police officers. Build up your emergency response systems. Invest in proven solutions, Joe Biden, President of the United States, via Fox

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Biden Admin Opens Up Another Round , of Free At-Home COVID Tests , Delivered by USPS. The White House announced the new round of available tests on May 17. The Biden administration has made up to 16 free at-home COVID tests available to American households. The Biden administration has made up to 16 free at-home COVID tests available to American households. Providing the tests makes good on one of President Joe Biden's pledges during the initial Omicron wave in the U.S. The tests have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and deliver results in 15 minutes. The process of ordering them has been simplified, and the tests arrive in the mail via USPS. To date, nearly 350 million of the at-home COVID tests have been ordered and delivered. COVID cases have risen dramatically in recent weeks. On May 16, more than 95,000 new cases of COVID were reported in the U.S. COVID hospitalizations have also risen by 26 percent in the past two weeks. The tests have become an important resource in early detection of the virus. Going to a large gathering? , Dr. Ashish K. Jha, White House COVID Response Coordinator, via 'The New York Times'. Use rapid tests to not be the person who brings COVID to the party, Dr. Ashish K. Jha, White House COVID Response Coordinator, via 'The New York Times'. Visiting a vulnerable relative? , Dr. Ashish K. Jha, White House COVID Response Coordinator, via 'The New York Times'. Use rapids tests to keep them safe, Dr. Ashish K. Jha, White House COVID Response Coordinator, via 'The New York Times'. Those who wish to order the at-home tests should visit covidtests.gov

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White House Hits Back at Inflation Criticism From Jeff Bezos [Video]

White House Hits Back at Inflation Criticism From Jeff Bezos

White House Hits Back at , Inflation Criticism From Jeff Bezos. White House Hits Back at , Inflation Criticism From Jeff Bezos. President Joe Biden and the billionaire founder of Amazon have been sparring on Twitter since May 13. . You want to bring down inflation? Let’s make sure the wealthiest corporations pay their fair share, President Joe Biden, via Twitter. Biden's tweet seemed aimed at Amazon. Bezos' reaction via Twitter is notable because it refers to the Biden administration's approach to rising inflation as a "misdirection.". Raising corp taxes is fine to discuss. Taming inflation is critical to discuss. , Jeff Bezos, via Twitter. Mushing them together is just misdirection, Jeff Bezos, via Twitter. Bezos has also criticized the president's Build Back Better plan, the passage of which Bezos claims has stoked inflation. Part of the Build Back Better legislation includes increasing taxes for the wealthiest Americans and corporations. Bezos suggested that Build Back Better has been detrimental to the poorest Americans who are usually hit hardest by inflation. White House spokesman Andrew Bates responded to Bezos' suggestion. It’s [...] unsurprising that this tweet comes after the president met with labor organizers, including Amazon employees, Andrew Bates, White House Spokesperson, via CNBC. Bezos accused Bates of attempting to "muddy the topic.". They know inflation hurts the neediest the most. But unions aren’t causing inflation and neither are wealthy people, Jeff Bezos, via Twitter. Biden has openly supported workers' rights to unionize, specifically at Amazon. The choice to join a union belongs to workers alone. By the way, Amazon, here we come, President Joe Biden, via CNBC. The Twitter squabble is the first time Biden and Bezos have publicly squared off

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BBMP garbage truck mows down Swiggy delivery boy in Bengaluru, fourth death in 2 months | OneIndia [Video]

BBMP garbage truck mows down Swiggy delivery boy in Bengaluru, fourth death in 2 months | OneIndia

In a tragic incident that took place in Bengaluru on Saturday evening, a Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike mowed down a 25-year-old youth, reportedly a Swiggy delivery boy, on Nagawara-Thanisandra main road. This is the fourth such incident reported in 2 months. According to the official police report, a speeding BBMP truck knocked down the bike and ran over him. #BBMPGarbageTruck #Bengaluru #SwiggyDeliveryBoy

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LIC’s IPO opened for subscription today in the market | Oneindia News [Video]

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The IPO of LIC today opened for subscription in the market with a price of Rs 902-949 per equity share. #LIC #IPO #ShareMarket

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Jacqueline Fernandez's assets worth ₹7.2 crore frozen in Sukesh Chandrashekar case | Oneindia News [Video]

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Today, the ED attached assets worth ₹7.27 crore belonging to Jacqueline Fernandez in Sukesh Chandrashekhar’s money laundering case. #SukeshChandrashekar #JacquelineFernandez #ED

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Ghaziabad juice seller assaulted over payment of Rs 90, succumbs to injuries | OneIndia News [Video]

Ghaziabad juice seller assaulted over payment of Rs 90, succumbs to injuries | OneIndia News

In a horrifying incident that took place in Ghaziabad on Wednesday evening, a juice seller was assaualted over payment of Rs 90 and later died owing to the critical injuries. He was allegedly assaulted by three suspects who refused to pay ₹90 for the lemonade they purchased at his stall near River Hindon Metro station. #Ghaziabad #JuiceSellerAssaulted #GhaziabadJuiceSeller

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Covid-19 Update: India reports 3,688 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours | OneIndia News [Video]

Covid-19 Update: India reports 3,688 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours | OneIndia News

Covid cases are surging once again in the country. India on Friday reported 3,688 fresh covid-19 cases in a span of 24 hours. With this the total tally of infections in the country jumped to 4,30,75,864. #Covid19 #Covid19Cases #India

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