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US outlines phased reopening, as China faces virus ire

Washington, United States | AFP |  President Donald Trump on Thursday laid out guidelines for a gradual reopening of the United States after the battering of the coronavirus pandemic, saying normal life should resume quickly in some states. Trump’s new push came as he saw progress in his campaign to pressure …

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Two test positive for coronavirus at US conference attended by Pence

Washington, United States | AFP |  Two people have tested positive for the new coronavirus after taking part in a pro-Israel lobby group’s conference in Washington which Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and dozens of lawmakers also attended. The influential American Israel Public Affairs Committee said in an …

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Trump aides defend US coronavirus response

Washington, United States | AFP | Vice President Mike Pence defended Sunday the US administration’s handling of the coronavirus epidemic after two confirmed deaths on American soil and rising criticism of the state of US preparedness. Pence and Health Secretary Alex Azar made the rounds of Sunday talk shows with the …

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Venezuela’s Guaido meets Trump but overshadowed by impeachment

Washington, United States | AFP |  Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido on Wednesday visited the White House like a head of state, but President Donald Trump’s impeachment drama overshadowed the moment. Guaido, who with US support has been seeking for more than a year to topple leftist president Nicolas Maduro, pulled …

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Pompeo heads to Saudi Arabia after US blames Iran

    Washington, United States | AFP | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo departed for Saudi Arabia Tuesday to discuss possible retaliation after Washington said it had proof that attacks on Saudi oil installations originated in Iran. Vice President Mike Pence announced that Pompeo was on his way to the …

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