New eviction moratorium that would last until October 3 is expected to protect areas heavily impacted by coronavirus, where about 90 percent of US population lives.
Although the US and EU may pay lip service to democratic processes and institutions, they will ultimately prioritise their security interests.
The rise in infections come as a leaked internal CDC document found fully immunised people with so-called breakthrough infections of the Delta variant can spread the disease as easily as unvaccinated people.
President Joe Biden on Thursday asked Congress to extend the moratorium in line with a Supreme Court opinion last month that suggested legislative approval was required.
Leaders of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation at virtual retreat agree to step up Covid-19 vaccination sharing efforts and take action to lower costly tariffs that complicate the movement of vaccines across borders.
US President Joe Biden and the first lady offered comfort to the families of those killed and missing in the June 24 disaster.
President Joe Biden offers commitment to Afghan leaders Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, but made clear he was not planning to slow the US troop withdrawal.
As a Taliban offensive spreads across Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani will be hoping for a significant commitment of aid post troop withdrawal with Joe Biden expected to pressure the Afghan leader to strike a deal with the insurgents.
Deal likely unlocks the most funding for roads, bridges and ports in decades that will help stimulate the country's economy.
An hour-long blackout struck several US airlines, Australian financial firms and other global companies, with the problem traced to US-based tech provider Akamai.
US President Joe Biden’s first meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin since assuming office comes amid soaring tensions between Washington and Moscow, with both sides playing down the prospect of any major breakthroughs at the summit.
US President Joe Biden is expected to announce details of a plan to export 80 million doses to other countries “without political strings attached” in coordination with WHO’s global vaccine-sharing programme.
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