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President Joe Biden (L) and President Vladimir Putin. Getty Images The Biden administration imposed a raft of new sanctions against Moscow on Thursday over alleged election interference and cyberattacks. “Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took sweeping action against 16 entities and 16 individuals who attempted to influence
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WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden said Wednesday that he will withdraw U.S. combat troops from Afghanistan by September 11, ending America’s role in what has become its longest war. The removal of approximately 3,000 American servicemembers coincides with the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks which spurred America’s entry into lengthy wars
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Former U.S. President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort is seen in Palm Beach, Florida, February 8, 2021. Marco Bello | Reuters Many top Republican donors, lawmakers and strategists huddled privately over the weekend at Mar-a-Lago, the Florida resort owned by former President Donald Trump, to discuss ways the party can take on corporate America and Big
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Michael Cohen exits the Manhattan district attorney’s office on March 19, 2021 in New York City. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer for ex-President Donald Trump, on Monday urged a federal judge to suspend his criminal sentence of home confinement while the judge weighs his request to declare his
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Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy visits positions of armed forces near the frontline with Russian-backed separatists during his working trip in Donbass region, Ukraine April 8, 2021. Ukrainian Presidential Press Service | Handout | via Reuters WASHINGTON – The Biden administration said Thursday that it was engaged in discussions with NATO allies about escalating tensions in
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Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) questions President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for Secretary of Defense Retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin during his confirmation before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. Greg Nash | Pool | Reuters Sen. Joe Manchin said he will not vote to eliminate or weaken the filibuster under any circumstances,
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President Joe Biden announced a series of executive actions on Thursday to reduce gun violence and urged Congress to pass broader gun-control legislation. The bundle of actions, Biden’s first attempt as president to tackle the fraught politics surrounding guns in America, was unveiled in the wake of a recent spate of mass shootings across the
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President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris at the transition team’s Covid-19 advisory board Nov. 9, 2020 meeting in Wilmington, Delaware. Joe Raedle | Getty Images Major U.S. business leaders on Monday urged that Congress this week certify President-elect Joe Biden‘s Electoral College victory over President Donald Trump, who has refused to recognize his
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Gabriel Sterling, Voting System Implementation Manager of Georgia Secretary of State’s office, speaks at a news conference at the State Capitol in Atlanta, Georgia, January 4, 2021. Mike Segar | Reuters President Donald Trump made a series of “provably false” claims during his controversial phone call to pressure Georgia’s secretary of state to reverse President-elect
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Georgia’s Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger speaks during a news conference on election results in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., December 2, 2020. Elijah Nouvelage | Reuters President Donald Trump, in an extraordinary phone call this weekend, pressured Georgia’s Republican secretary of state to overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the state by finding votes to slant
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