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# united-states - Yesterday’s News

US girds for second day of protest against abortion ruling
# Abortion
# Abortion

US girds for second day of protest against abortion ruling

10 hours ago 12,967 Views 37 Comments

Dozens of new protests were planned Saturday from coast to coast.

Biden signs first significant US gun control law in decades
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Biden signs first significant US gun control law in decades

12 hours ago 13,052 Views 21 Comments

While Joe Biden says it falls short of what’s really needed, he added that it will “save lives.”

# united-states - Sunday 19 June, 2022

US recession not 'inevitable,' Treasury secretary says
# United States
# United States

US recession not 'inevitable,' Treasury secretary says

Jun 19th 2022, 6:06 PM 19,465 Views 30 Comments

Soaring inflation and supply-chain issues have increased pessimism.

# united-states - Thursday 9 June, 2022

US House of Representatives votes to set 21 as minimum age for semi-automatic guns
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

US House of Representatives votes to set 21 as minimum age for semi-automatic guns

Jun 9th 2022, 7:26 AM 15,368 Views 21 Comments

Regular mass shootings in the United States have rarely stirred Congress to act.

# united-states - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

Mourners say goodbye to teacher killed in Uvalde shooting and her husband
# Texas
# Texas

Mourners say goodbye to teacher killed in Uvalde shooting and her husband

Updated Jun 1st 2022, 7:30 PM 27,102 Views 13 Comments

Irma Garcia was killed in the shooting and her husband Joe died two days later from a heart attack.

# united-states - Tuesday 31 May, 2022

Justin Trudeau proposes ban on the sale and importation of handguns in Canada
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Justin Trudeau proposes ban on the sale and importation of handguns in Canada

May 31st 2022, 7:53 AM 14,453 Views 23 Comments

The move comes after the recent mass shootings in neighbour the United States.

# united-states - Monday 23 May, 2022

Biden says US would intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan
# US
# US

Biden says US would intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan

May 23rd 2022, 8:57 AM 22,242 Views 37 Comments

A Chinese official referred to the Taiwan issue as a “purely internal affair for China”, in reaction to Biden’s remark.

# united-states - Sunday 22 May, 2022

US flight brings tonnes of needed baby formula from Germany
# Baby Formula
# Baby Formula

US flight brings tonnes of needed baby formula from Germany

May 22nd 2022, 6:30 PM 30,675 Views 24 Comments

Scarcity of medical-grade baby formula caused by production problems and supply-chain issues has created grave problems for thousands of American parents.

# united-states - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

Former police officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Former police officer pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing

May 18th 2022, 3:34 PM 16,952 Views 3 Comments

Thomas Lane has already been convicted of wilfully violating Floyd’s rights during the May 2020 restraint that led to his death.

# united-states - Friday 29 April, 2022

Oklahoma legislature passes ban on abortions after six weeks
# US
# US

Oklahoma legislature passes ban on abortions after six weeks

Apr 29th 2022, 7:18 AM 10,370 Views 55 Comments

The bill includes exceptions for medical emergencies, but not for cases of rape or incest.

# united-states - Monday 25 April, 2022

Top US officials visit Kyiv and pledge $700 million in military aid as Mariupol 'on the brink'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Top US officials visit Kyiv and pledge $700 million in military aid as Mariupol 'on the brink'

Apr 25th 2022, 7:39 AM 12,359 Views 34 Comments

The trip by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin comes as the war enters its third month.

# united-states - Saturday 16 April, 2022

Russia warns US of 'consequences' of sending Ukraine more military aid
# Weapons
# Weapons

Russia warns US of 'consequences' of sending Ukraine more military aid

Apr 16th 2022, 7:56 AM 58,763 Views 66 Comments

In a diplomatic note, Moscow warned the US and NATO against sending the “most sensitive” weapons to Ukraine.

# united-states - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

One person killed and more than a dozen injured after tornadoes hit parts of the US
# Southern US
# Southern US

One person killed and more than a dozen injured after tornadoes hit parts of the US

Mar 22nd 2022, 10:57 PM 12,054 Views 1 Comment

US forecasters have issued multiple tornado warnings.

# united-states - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Japan-US marine combat drills held amid fears over Chinese and Russian activity
# Mount Fuji
# Mount Fuji

Japan-US marine combat drills held amid fears over Chinese and Russian activity

Mar 15th 2022, 1:28 PM 24,022 Views 5 Comments

Training was held near Mount Fuji as the allies strengthen military cooperation.

# united-states - Friday 11 March, 2022

Jussie Smollett sentenced to 150 days in jail for staging hate crime
# Chicago
# Chicago

Jussie Smollett sentenced to 150 days in jail for staging hate crime

Mar 11th 2022, 10:22 AM 15,839 Views 13 Comments

Smollett was also ordered to pay $120,106 in restitution to the city of Chicago.

# united-states - Friday 25 February, 2022

Former US police officers convicted of violating George Floyd’s civil rights
# United States
# United States

Former US police officers convicted of violating George Floyd’s civil rights

Feb 25th 2022, 9:14 AM 6,596 Views 0 Comments

The former officers are charged with depriving Mr Floyd of his right to medical care.

# united-states - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Sea level projected to rise by up to a foot on US coasts by 2050, study finds
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Sea level projected to rise by up to a foot on US coasts by 2050, study finds

Feb 15th 2022, 10:14 PM 10,514 Views 18 Comments

The study also found that the sea level rise will drastically increase the rate of coastal flooding, even without storms or heavy rainfall.

Families of Sandy Hook school shooting victims agree €64 million settlement with gun maker
# US
# US

Families of Sandy Hook school shooting victims agree €64 million settlement with gun maker

Feb 15th 2022, 8:35 PM 17,018 Views 0 Comments

The families and a survivor of the Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut sued Remington in 2015.

# united-states - Saturday 12 February, 2022

Putin slams Western 'provocation' as he holds almost 3 hrs of calls with Biden and Macron
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Putin slams Western 'provocation' as he holds almost 3 hrs of calls with Biden and Macron

Updated Feb 12th 2022, 5:40 PM 52,429 Views 90 Comments

Russian officials scoffed at the American claims with a Foreign ministry spokeswoman accusing the White House of “hysteria”.

# united-states - Friday 28 January, 2022

Ukraine tells West not to 'panic' over Russian troop buildup at border
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

Ukraine tells West not to 'panic' over Russian troop buildup at border

Updated Jan 28th 2022, 9:05 PM 43,152 Views 49 Comments

Putin and Macron spoke by phone amid deep fears that a Russian troop build-up on the Ukrainian border.

Coast Guard ends search for bodies from capsized boat off Florida
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

Coast Guard ends search for bodies from capsized boat off Florida

Jan 28th 2022, 7:31 AM 8,827 Views 2 Comments

Search teams had earlier recovered five bodies from around 40 people who were on the boat before the operation was called off.

# united-states - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Tennessee school board bans Holocaust graphic novel Maus
# United States
# United States

Tennessee school board bans Holocaust graphic novel Maus

Jan 27th 2022, 10:51 PM 36,016 Views 47 Comments

“There is some rough, objectionable language in this book,” said a school board director.

Biden promises to nominate a black woman to the US Supreme Court for first time
# United States
# United States

Biden promises to nominate a black woman to the US Supreme Court for first time

Jan 27th 2022, 10:14 PM 15,145 Views 49 Comments

The US President said a nomination like this is “long overdue”.

Ukraine welcomes February talks with Russia to defuse crisis
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

Ukraine welcomes February talks with Russia to defuse crisis

Updated Jan 27th 2022, 11:20 AM 18,966 Views 30 Comments

It comes after Russia said the US was failing to address its main security concerns, but left the door open to further talks.

# united-states - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

US President to get Supreme Court pick as liberal justice Breyer set to retire
# US Court
# US Court

US President to get Supreme Court pick as liberal justice Breyer set to retire

Jan 26th 2022, 8:01 PM 18,096 Views 20 Comments

Joe Biden has pledged to name the first black woman to the US’s highest court.

# united-states - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

39 people missing as capsized boat found near Florida
# Coast Guard
# Coast Guard

39 people missing as capsized boat found near Florida

Jan 25th 2022, 10:51 PM 31,908 Views 6 Comments

The agency patrols the waters around Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and the Bahamas.

# united-states - Monday 10 January, 2022

Russian diplomat predicts ‘difficult’ week of talks with US over Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russian diplomat predicts ‘difficult’ week of talks with US over Ukraine

Jan 10th 2022, 7:28 AM 6,440 Views 9 Comments

The two sides are meeting to discuss Nato expansion and the Russian military build-up on the border with Ukraine.

# united-states - Sunday 9 January, 2022

US warns Russia of risk of 'confrontation,' ahead of Ukraine talks
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

US warns Russia of risk of 'confrontation,' ahead of Ukraine talks

Updated Jan 9th 2022, 4:20 PM 23,912 Views 41 Comments

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has insisted that talks will yield no progress so long as Russia has a “gun to Ukraine’s head”.

# united-states - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

Fox News host asked for information about texts to Trump as part of 6 January riot probe
# Sean Hannity
# Sean Hannity

Fox News host asked for information about texts to Trump as part of 6 January riot probe

Jan 5th 2022, 8:26 AM 29,881 Views 55 Comments

Legislators said that they have obtained “dozens of text messages” that Hannity sent to Donald Trump and his entourage before the attack.

# united-states - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

US-Russia talks on security, Ukraine to be held on 10 January in Geneva
# Rising Tensions
# Rising Tensions

US-Russia talks on security, Ukraine to be held on 10 January in Geneva

Dec 28th 2021, 8:48 AM 5,770 Views 15 Comments

It comes after Moscow demanded that NATO deny membership to Ukraine and other former Soviet countries.

# united-states - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Biden pledges 500 million free rapid Covid tests to counter Omicron
# Testing
# Testing

Biden pledges 500 million free rapid Covid tests to counter Omicron

Dec 21st 2021, 10:00 PM 12,699 Views 41 Comments

People will use a new website to order their tests, which will then be sent by US mail at no charge, the White House said.

Putin warns West of military measures over Ukraine threats
# Russia
# Russia

Putin warns West of military measures over Ukraine threats

Dec 21st 2021, 8:20 PM 24,634 Views 26 Comments

He said Russia “will react toughly to unfriendly steps”, adding that he wanted to underscore that “we have every right to do so”.

New moves to cancel UK Christmas celebrations unlikely despite Omicron surge
# Omicron
# Omicron

New moves to cancel UK Christmas celebrations unlikely despite Omicron surge

Dec 21st 2021, 7:37 AM 18,228 Views 30 Comments

Boris Johnson did not impose new restrictions yesterday, but he said the government will “reserve the possibility” of taking further action.

# united-states - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Joe Biden warns Putin of 'unprecedented sanctions' if Russia invades Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Joe Biden warns Putin of 'unprecedented sanctions' if Russia invades Ukraine

Dec 8th 2021, 6:01 PM 11,062 Views 31 Comments

The US President spoke to his Russian counterpart for two hours by video link yesterday.

# united-states - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

Biden and Putin square off for two-hour call as Ukraine tensions mount
# Rising Tensions
# Rising Tensions

Biden and Putin square off for two-hour call as Ukraine tensions mount

Dec 7th 2021, 10:33 PM 18,458 Views 26 Comments

Putin came into the meeting seeking guarantees from Biden that the Nato military alliance will never expand to include Ukraine.

# united-states - Monday 6 December, 2021

US vows to boost military presence if Russia attacks Ukraine
# Rising Tensions
# Rising Tensions

US vows to boost military presence if Russia attacks Ukraine

Dec 6th 2021, 10:33 PM 18,220 Views 66 Comments

US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin are due to hold talks via video call tomorrow.

US actor Jussie Smollett takes the stand in his own defence
# Chicago
# Chicago

US actor Jussie Smollett takes the stand in his own defence

Dec 6th 2021, 10:00 PM 20,135 Views 0 Comments

Smollett is facing charges accusing him of staging a racist, anti-gay attack on himself and lying to Chicago police about it.

# united-states - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

US Supreme Court appears likely to roll back abortion rights
# Mississippi
# Mississippi

US Supreme Court appears likely to roll back abortion rights

Updated Dec 1st 2021, 10:20 PM 29,176 Views 142 Comments

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the imposing court in Washington as the nine justices heard two hours of arguments.

# united-states - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Organisers of far-right rally in Virginia ordered to pay €25m in damages
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

Organisers of far-right rally in Virginia ordered to pay €25m in damages

Nov 24th 2021, 7:46 AM 16,183 Views 35 Comments

A civil suit was filed by residents of the city of Charlottesville who were impacted by the August 2017 ‘Unite the Right’ rally.

# united-states - Saturday 20 November, 2021

Body representing Olympic athletes calls for 'quiet diplomacy' around missing Chinese tennis star
# Peng Shuai
# Peng Shuai

Body representing Olympic athletes calls for 'quiet diplomacy' around missing Chinese tennis star

Nov 20th 2021, 5:50 PM 32,001 Views 28 Comments

The statement underlines the softly-softly approach adopted by the IOC ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics.

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